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Did you know that manufacturers have programs to reward loyal customers? Generally these loyalty programs are based on collecting codes found inside the product package. To join these programs:

  1. Create an account on the manufacturer’s reward program website.
  2. Buy the product.
  3. Enter your codes to earn points.

It’s that simple. Each company has an online rewards catalog. You can redeem your points for rewards like t-shirts, magazine subscriptions, lunch bags, contest entries, or you can save up.  I do this and get the ultimate reward, a coupon for a free product. Here are some examples:

Lean Cuisine Delicious Rewards

  • You’ll find a code printed inside each box or bag of Lean Cuisine.
  • Codes are worth 20 points each.
  • You can enter up to 10 codes per day.
  • Earn bonus points by filling out a short survey each month.
  • Redeem 500 points for a coupon for a free Lean Cuisine.

Huggies Rewards

  • Reward codes are printed inside every package.
  • Some packages also include an “Offer Code” which is a limited time offers to earn bonus points.
  • Earn extra points by reading specially marked tips on the Huggies website.
  • For 300 points you can get a coupon for a Huggies diaper jumbo pack.
  • 337 points can be redeemed for a Pull-ups Training Pants jumbo pack coupon.

Fresh Step Paw Points

  • Codes are printed inside boxes and bags of litter. Codes in plastic pails of litter are located on the brochure inside the pail.
  • Point values vary based on the size of the product you buy.
  • Redeem 300 points for a Fresh Step $3 off coupon.
  • Keep saving and use 500 points for a free 14 lb box of scoopable litter.

Zyrtec: Your ZNA Rewards

  • A code is in every Zyrtec package.
  • You can enter one code every 30 days.
  • According to the program rules “Rewards are made up of 3 elements including a ZYRTEC® coupon, an offer from a partner of Sponsor (“Reward Partner”) and allergy care-related content.
  • You may select one reward for each code you enter.
  • Zyrtec’s reward partners are Eastbay, Cabelas, Gardners Supply Company, Burpee, National Pet Pharmacy, Ped Food Direct, Solutions and Allergy Buyers Club.

Stouffer’s Dinner Club

  • Codes are printed inside packages of Stouffer’s products.
  • Codes are worth 20 points each.
  • Earn bonus points for taking surveys and polls.
  • Right now they are offering 100 bonus points for joining.
  • Redeem 500 points for a coupon for a free Stouffer’s single-serve entrée.

Other Programs

These additional programs give you an idea of the wide variety of products that have code-based loyalty programs.

  • Vitamin and supplement companies with reward programs include Schiff Loyalty Rewards and Nature Made Wellness Rewards.
  • Pampers Gifts to Grow Rewards
  • Stoneyfield Organic: My Stoneyfield Rewards
  • Biore Skincare: Prove It! Rewards
  • Hanes Comfort Rewards

It doesn’t take that much effort to enter the codes. I usually accumulate a stack of codes and then enter them all at one time. The hardest part is getting into the habit of saving the codes and training everyone else in the house to save them too. Through these types of programs I’ve already received 6 coupons for free Lean Cuisine entrees, a $7 off coupon for Zyrtec, several Stouffer’s free entrée coupons, close to a dozen free 12-packs of soda, and I’m well on my way to earning a free box of cat litter.

Inevitably, when I use my free coupons, the checkout clerk will ask me how I scored that great coupon. So what are you waiting for? Head out to your stockpile and check those packages to see how many loyalty programs you’ve been missing out on.

This has been a guest post by Laurie from Auburn, CA
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14 thoughts on “Loyalty Programs: Get Free Stuff by Collecting Codes”

if you have 5+ cats or dogs you can join the purina club. you save the weight circles on the sides of the bags and then you can trade those bad boys in for $6.00 off coupons, so much off vet bills, pet stores, etc….but you must have at least 5 cats or 5 dogs.

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i LOVE the coke rewards program. i have gotten several bouquets of flowers delivered, a build a bear delivered, several 12pks, 2 litters, and 20oz sodas, photo cutting board, a photo fleece blanket, personalized calenders, etc. the list goes on and on! what i do though is i accumulate as many points as i can from these sites, and then come Christmas time…free gift cards! this past Christmas i earned over $250 in gift cards and i didn’t spend a cent!

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L’Oreal hair color has a program too.  Buy 5 haircolors (or maybe it’s 6) and get the next one free.  They send you the coupon in the mail.  

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how do you get the huggies coupon from their reward program, i have morfe then 300 points but dont see how to get the coupon?

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 i have the same question.. i cant find it anywhere

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I check the rewards periodically, and haven’t seen it on there in a while but every once and a while it’ll show up.

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I love the Nature Made loyalty program.  It doesn’t take much to earn the reward and it’s a great $7 coupon.  Pair it with a BOGO sale and you’ll hardly pay for vitamins again.

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 Don’t forget mycokerewards.com. I redeem my points for a free 12 pack of coke, Then use it when my store has specials like buy two get two free.
There are a lot of things on the site to spend your points on.   

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i used one last week at Rite Aid for their deal that was like 3 12pks for $8.00 i think. it says right on the coupon, a max value of $4.99, it took $5.79 off!! that means i got 3 12pks for a little over $2.00!!

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 Not alerting the cashier that it was a $4.99 max value isn’t the right thing to do though if you knew it since the store will only be reimbursed $4.99.

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i use the rewards program for huggies, pampers and disney movies…all have codes u can exchange for items!

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on a slightly related note, recyclebank prints codes inside specially marked ziploc and kashi boxes. you can add them to your account on their website when you promise to recycle them.

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Lean Cuisine, through the end of March, is running an extra promotion.  If you get 300 points, you can get a free lunch bag AND get to keep your points to use towards other things :)

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Osteo Bi-Flex has a similar program with points printed at the bottom of each box. Redeem for coupons or free Osteo Bi-Flex bottles.

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