- Honey is a browser extension that automatically scans for coupon codes on thousands of websites.
- It allows you to shop online as normal, but once you get to the checkout page, it finds applicable coupons.
- The extension automatically applies the codes at the click of a button.
- It only finds existing codes, but users can earn money through Honey Gold.
- Honey also matches prices for exact items in your Amazon shopping cart.
It’s also simple to use. Just pull up Honey in your browser and click “Add Extension.” You’re then redirected to a page where you can set up a Honey account by using either your Facebook details or an email address.
Here’s how it works.
Honey finds coupons and discounts from thousands of online stores
Once logged in, the home screen displays the best discounts happening at that moment – it’s a win-win, because this screen may also spark some thoughts if you’re drawing blank on holiday gift ideas.
When you click on a store, you’ll see the average amount of money shoppers at that particular store save with the extension. It also lists the latest coupons, along with the number of people who have used each one. You can instantly click “Get Deal” or “Get Code,” or you can just start online shopping and let technology do the work when you get to the checkout.
Once you hit “Apply Coupons,” Honey will “test” coupon codes for you. If there are any valid coupons, you can apply them to your purchase.
Honey doesn’t give you special deals, but it makes sure you don’t miss any existing ones
Keep in mind that Honey isn’t giving you extra deals beyond what the website or store offers. However, it really helps when you’re dealing with a lot of promotions and a full online shopping cart – especially on days like Cyber Monday when a single website can have an abundance of codes that only apply to particular products. Without Honey, websites often do not prompt you to enter their codes, making it easy to forget.
You can use Honey on Amazon as well
Amazon isn’t coupon central, but Honey is still applicable to the major shopping site. The extension will notify you when it finds your identical product from another seller for less, which is convenient as Amazon has many vendors with different price points.
There’s also a way to earn money as you use Honey
Honey Gold is another feature of the extension that acts a bit like a loyalty point system. Users can “accumulate and redeem” Honey Gold in cash by inviting friends to use the extension, or by clicking the “Get Bonus” button when they finish their shopping.
You can find out more about Honey on its website.