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Upcoming coupon swaps

Posted November 26, 2013
Updated November 27, 2013

Coupon swap in December 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 there are any more December or January swaps scheduled, 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 details more than a week before the swap date. Happy swapping!

 

December Coupon Swaps

Cary/Southwest Raleigh swap

Date: December 11

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh NC, I-40 Exit 297 Lake Wheeler Rd (Farmer's Mkt).

Phone: 919-831-6435

This swap is always the 2nd Wed of the month.

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013 (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)

There is a large meeting room reserved for this 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.

 

January Coupon Swaps

 

Cary/Southwest Raleigh swap

Date: January 8, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh NC, I-40 Exit 297 Lake Wheeler Rd (Farmer's Mkt).

Phone: 919-831-6435

This swap is always the 2nd Wed of the month.

 

North Raleigh Coupon Swap

Daye: January 11th

Time: 3 pm

Location: Moes @ Triangle Towne Center

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 (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)

There is a large meeting room reserved for this 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.

 

 

 

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. Thanks!

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  • stephkenner Nov 27, 2013

    Thanks Faye!

  • bluebird1075 Nov 26, 2013

    I would love it if you came to the Rocky Mount area!! :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Nov 26, 2013

    Thanks, Steph. I'll add it to the list. :-)

  • stephkenner Nov 26, 2013

    We decided to forego a swap in Dec for the North Raleigh group. We're going to do it January 11th at 3 pm at Moes @ Triangle Towne Center

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Nov 26, 2013

    Ooops - I was looking at the November calendar. :-) Thanks for the catch. Will change it now, Dr D.

  • Dr D Nov 26, 2013

    Minor cut and paste error for Durham's date - should be Thurs, Dec. 19th. Thanks so much for posting these each month Faye!