How Do I Redeem on Groupon?

by Christa Titus
You can store your Groupon voucher in a smartphone.

You can store your Groupon voucher in a smartphone.

Groupon (whose name combines the words "group" and "coupon") is a service that works in conjunction with local businesses to offer sizable discounts to consumers. The deals are advertised to potential customers through a daily email. After customers purchase a voucher online, they have to redeem it with the local merchant who offered it so they can get a discount on a particular service or product.

Print the Groupon voucher from your computer or store it in an email on a mobile device, such as a smartphone.

Visit the merchant who offered the Groupon voucher.

Order the item or service that is affiliated with the voucher's discount.

Present the voucher -- either in printed form or in your mobile device -- to the cashier to be redeemed.

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About the Author

Christa Titus is a dedicated journalism professional with over 10 years writing experience as a freelancer with a variety of publications that include "Billboard" and "Radio & Records." Her writing has also been syndicated to such media outlets as the "Washington Post," the "Seattle-Post Intelligencer," the Associated Press and Reuters. Titus earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Rowan College.

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