Fred Meyer Coupon Policy

by Kate from Frugal Living NW on March 20, 2011

It’s here! An official Fred Meyer coupon policy.  Print this a keep it without coupon stash to have on hand if you have any problems at the store.

Important notes from the policy:

  • Fred Meyer will accept Catalina coupons printed with another retailer’s name, including $ off your next transaction Catalinas.
  • Fred Meyer will accept valid, current print-at-home coupons.
  • Fred Meyer will NOT accept FREE product internet printable coupons that do not require any other purchase.
  • Fred Meyer will not accept competitor’s coupons.
  • There is NO mention of eCoupons (you can find more information about stacking at Fred Meyer here)

Remember, coupon policy is subject to change at any time and coupon acceptance is still up to the discretion of a Store Manager, which means they have the right to deny any coupon for any reason.

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{ 32 comments… read them below or add one }

Macey March 25, 2013 at 3:44 am

Okay, so I just started couponing(: I was wondering, am I able to use Manufactures paper coupons??? Please let me know(: thank you


Rachel January 12, 2013 at 4:33 pm

HI I just moved here to Washington from Georgia, just wondering which stores do i need to get the a member card for? I already have Albertson’s. Fred Meyers? safeway? etc.


Kate January 12, 2013 at 10:46 pm

Those are the big three but you could also add QFC, Rite Aid, Walgreens.


KMaples June 24, 2012 at 9:55 pm

I was told at the Fred Meyers in Richland, Wa that I could only use 3 manufactures coupons per transaction, which completely messed up my plan. Do individual stores have their own policy?


pamela June 19, 2012 at 9:06 pm

Print this a keep it without coupon stash to have on hand if you have any problems at the store. (???????)


Kristin May 11, 2012 at 9:39 am

Only two Internet coupons per manufacturer, per Customer, per day will be accepted. :(


Doug April 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm

I just used a kmart catalina (printed on different paper) the other day and had no problems. I went back today and the cashier took it to her superviser and she told me no because of the different paper. I was upset and asked her if there was someone else she could ask and she told me she was the front end manager and her word was final. Does anyone out there know if kmart catalinas are included in their policy?


Cecy March 13, 2012 at 5:53 pm

Hi, im new on this. my question is: is there a difference between ecoupons and coupons you print? i thought it was the same but im confussed :S


Kate March 13, 2012 at 6:07 pm

eCoupons are loaded to your card and are manufactures coupon unless otherwise stated. They come off your transaction when your card is swiped at checkout. You cannot combine a manufactures coupon with a paper coupon.


Angel Muro November 6, 2011 at 9:54 am

I saw that this sunday there is a BOGO Shick razor deal going on at Fred Meyer there is als a bogo deal in one of the coupon books in thepaper.Is there any way to get a good deal out of this scenario (i’m new)


gail June 6, 2011 at 10:47 pm

Does anyone know if you can use a printable or Sunday coupon with the orange coupons Fred Meyer has hanging near items?


tj June 12, 2011 at 9:15 pm

you cannot. the orange hanging ones are manufacturer coupons. you can use a STORE coupon and a manufacturer coupon. hope that helps!


erin August 16, 2011 at 10:24 am

Sooo, how is it a mfg. coupon, if it’s only redeemable at Fred Meyer?? Can you use it at other stores?


Damians mom May 11, 2011 at 9:10 pm

thank you!


Damians mom May 10, 2011 at 11:53 pm

does anyone know how many coupons you are able to use in a single transaction?


Kate May 11, 2011 at 1:56 pm

unlimited. As many as you want unless it is specified on the coupon (1 per transaction)


melanee March 22, 2011 at 8:39 am

I was just reading the policy since I’m heading there today. I am pretty new to couponing and was hoping someone could explain this part of their policy before I make my trip there today:

•Coupons cannot be combined with certain special pricing programs, including $4 and $10 generic prescription pricing in our pharmacy.

Does this in essence mean no stacking? I’m not interested in their pharmacy right now, just for standard grocery.



Kate March 22, 2011 at 8:49 am

you can stack coupons, I think it’s just if they have a special store promotion on services (vision, pharmacy, etc). You cannot stack an ecoupon with a manufactures coupon but you can stack an in-ad coupon with a manufactures coupon


Jen Jen March 21, 2011 at 11:12 am

Well, I printed out the coupon policy and it seems that they DO take $off catalinas (as the first bullet point does say in this post). I just used $15 worth of Walgreens RRs without issue – the cashier didn’t even bat an eye when I gave them to her and they scanned as expected.

I’m soooo happy about this! I rarely get RRs since we’re in the test market, but when I do, I’m totally going to use them for grocery shopping if I don’t roll them at Walgreens. :)

Thanks for the original post and input from others!


Kiki August 3, 2011 at 10:54 am

Me too, Jen Jen. ‘Cause I was having trouble figuring out how to spend them at Walgreens. Yay!!


Jen Jen March 21, 2011 at 7:34 am

Just to clarify: I can use my $5 off next purchase RR from Walgreens at Fred Meyer to pay for a transaction that is at least $5?

I’ve only started to pay attention to catalinas in my couponing adventures and if this is the case I may just have to SQUEEEEEE! :)

Could someone clarify for me before I go try it this morning at Freddies?


Kate March 21, 2011 at 8:35 am

I don’t think they take those types of catalina’s. They will only take catalina’s that are a manufactures coupon. ($1.50/1 Tropicana). I’ll do a little more searching and check but I don’t think you can.


Kate March 21, 2011 at 8:37 am

here’s a more extensive link and it only states manufactures catalinas not $ off your order catalinas


Kiki August 3, 2011 at 10:53 am

Fred Meyer DOES accept RR from Walgreens even though they read redeemable only at Walgreens. I checked with my store manager just to be sure. According to their corporate coupon policy, Fred Meyer will accept Catalina coupons printed with another retailer’s name, including $ off your next transaction Catalinas.


sarah March 20, 2011 at 5:59 pm

I work for fred meyers and for a while you could stacj ecoupons and manufactured coupons… but a memo just came out today stating that starting tomorrow you will not be able to do this :( sad day for sure!


Kyli May 3, 2011 at 11:12 am

I just got off the phone with someone who works there that was extremely rude to me! she said in all of her 11 years working there you have never been able to combine e-coupons with manufactured coupons… Not true i have done this plenty of times. BUT is it really true you can NO longer do this? I didnt find anything in their updated policy online.


Kate May 3, 2011 at 2:26 pm

It’s true – you cannot combine ecoupons with manufactures coupons. If it worked for you, it was a miracle b/c their registers usually kick one off if you have both


Elsie March 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm

New to couponing. What are Catalina coupons?


Kimberly March 20, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Catalina’s are the coupons that print at the register when you make a purchase. Catalina refers to the company that runs that.


Laurie March 20, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Elsie,..those are the ones that print out at the register that they hand you with your receipt.


Elsie March 20, 2011 at 2:33 pm

Awww, thanks!


Angela March 20, 2011 at 4:46 pm

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