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Upcoming coupon swaps

Posted July 10, 2012


There are a number of blog members who swap coupons here in the Triangle area and here is the official place to post your swap dates and locations each week!  See below for details on how to host a swap and what to do if you are planning to attend a swap.

If you have any other swaps scheduled through August, feel free to post them in the comments section below and I will add them to the main list.

Fuquay Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday, July 10th

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Wendy's in Fuquay


40-42 Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday, July 10

Time: 10:30 am

Location: Bojangles off I-40 at Exit 312


Garner Coupon Swap Southeast Regional Library

Date: Wednesday July 11, 2012

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: 908 7th Ave, Garner, For more information, call 662-2258. The address of the library is 908 7th Avenue, Garner, NC 27529.


Cary and Raleigh McDonalds Coupon Swaps hosted by McDonald's

Date: July 19th (they occur on the third Thursday of every month)

Time: 9:30am.

Locations: Two locations to choose from: 1830 Walnut Street in Cary and 3508 Millbrook Road in Raleigh.

Questions? info@mcdonaldsadvantage.com

McDonald's will provide FREE coupon giveaways for all attendees!


Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, July 26th

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Location: Durham County Library, Southwest Regional location, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham, NC 27707 phone # 919-560-8590

We have a large meeting room reserved for our group, so please feel free to invite your friends, neighbors, co-workers, or anyone who would like to exchange coupons. Ask at the information desk to find out which room we have been assigned for the evening.

Please bring non-expired coupons that you do not want or need, in an envelope or baggie, already cut out of the inserts, ready for sharing.

You may also bring expired coupons, in another envelope or baggie, already clipped, which will be donated to the military.


North Raleigh Swap

Date: Saturday, July 28

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Moe's at Triangle Towne Center, Raleigh, NC (Moes is near Barnes & Noble & Charming Charlie.)


Garner Coupon Swap hosted by BJ's

Date: Monday August 27th

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: BJ's in Garner at White Oak Shopping Center

They will be held the 4th Monday of every month at 1pm. BJ's will provide light refreshments.



If you are attending a coupon swap for the first time, here are some swap basics:

* Bring your coupons already cut out in an envelope if at all possible. It really helps to move the swap along if folks are not waiting for you to go through your coupons and cut them out at the table.
* You don't need to sort them by product type unless you really want to
* The group usually sits in a circle and passes around the envelopes to the person to the right. Take the coupons you want out and put the rest back in to pass on to the next person.
* Once you get your envelope back, you know you have been through all the coupons.
* In really large groups, couponers often sit in groups of 5 to 8 people to swap

If you are hosting a swap and wish to include the information here, please post the following details:

* Date of swap
* Time of swap
* Location of swap including address
* Host contact info to RSVP or ask questions. An e-mail address is fine - I don't suggest including your phone number on a public board. You may want to create a new free e-mail just for swapping from somewhere like Yahoo or Gmail.

I also recommend the local swap group, Triangle Area Coupon Swap  with additional coupon swap information.


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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jul 10, 2012

    Thanks vlynn! Adding them now.

  • vlynn Jul 10, 2012

    Hey Faye, there is also a swap at two McDonalds in the area. They are on the third Thursday of every month. This month it's on July 19th at 9:30am. McDonald's will provide FREE coupon giveaways for all attendees. Two locations to choose from: 1830 Walnut Street in Cary and 3508 Millbrook Road in Raleigh. Questions? info@mcdonaldsadvantage.com