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Upcoming coupon swaps: share and save!

Posted October 23, 2012

 

There are a number of blog members who swap coupons here in the Triangle area. This is the 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 swaps scheduled through November, feel free to post them in the comments section below and I will add them to the main list.  It helps if you can post your swap more than a week before the swap date. Happy swapping!

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, Oct. 25th

Time: 7:00-8:45 p.m.

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional (3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707, 919-560-8590)

We have a large meeting room reserved for our group, so feel free to invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, or anyone interested in exchanging coupons! If there is no notice posted in the library entrance area, inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which meeting room we are in for the evening.

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; it's best if they are already clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired, again preferably already cut out of the inserts, in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

 

North Raleigh Coupon Swap

Date:Saturday, October 27th

Time:3 pm

Location:Moes-Triangle Towne Center-3721 Sumner Blvd. Moes is located near Barnes & Noble & Charming Charlie

 

Apex swap at Beaver Creek

Date: October 30

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Chick Fil A

 

Clayton Swap (40/42 area)

Date: November 13 (2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30am)
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Bojangles off I-40 Exit 312

 

Fuquay-Varina Coupon Swap 

Date: November 13

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Wendy' in Fuquay-Varina

 

Garner Coupon Swap hosted by BJ's

Date: Monday, November 26 (4th Monday of the month)
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.

 

Cary McDonalds Coupon Swap hosted by McDonald's

Date: November 15, 2012 (occurs on the third Thursday of every month)
Time: 9:30 am
Locations: 1830 Walnut Street in Cary
Questions: E-mail info@mcdonaldsadvantage.com
McDonald's will provide FREE coupon giveaways for all attendees!

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, November 15 (3rd Thursday of each month)

Time: 7:00-8:45 p.m.

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional (3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707, 919-560-8590)

We have a large meeting room reserved for our group, so feel free to invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, or anyone interested in exchanging coupons! If there is no notice posted in the library entrance area, inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which meeting room we are in for the evening.

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; it's best if they are already clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired, again preferably already cut out of the inserts, in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

 

 

Raleigh McDonalds Coupon Swap hosted by McDonald's

Date: November 16, 2012 (occurs the 3rd Friday of every month)
Time: 1:00 pm
Locations: 3810 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh NC 27627
Questions: E-mail info@mcdonaldsadvantage.com
McDonald's will provide FREE coupon giveaways for all attendees!

 

Brier Creek Coupon Swap

Date: Sunday, November 18th

Time: 7pm

Location: Starbucks next to Red Robin.


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.

If your swap is less than a week away and you would like it to appear on this swap post, please send me an e-mail to saving@smartspendingresources.com with the information to make sure I see it in time to post your swap.
 

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 23, 2012

    I just added the Brier Creek and Fuquay swaps. Thanks for sharing the info!

    Sorry I can't make it to the Fuquay swap Steph - just too far to go and too much to do at night with the kids.

  • stephkenner Oct 23, 2012

    The Fuquay swap is the same day as the Clayton swap at 7 pm at Wendys in Fuquay. I hate to see this swap disappear since it used to be one of the largest ones there was. I stopped going b/c I moved & it's too far for me to drive at night but there are others in the area that still go.

  • erinlikescoupons Oct 23, 2012

    The next Brier Creek swap will be Sunday, November 18th at 7pm. Starbucks next to Red Robin.