Money Saving Apps for Shoppers

We all need to save money these days whether it be cutting back on our holidays or switching our utility providers but can we use our expensive smart phones in the quest to save a few extra quid? Of course and we have found the best money saving apps for your mobile phones that will have you dancing in the supermarket aisles.

Quidco – iPhone – free


Not just a voucher code or or barcode app, this app actually pays you to enter certain restaurants and high street stores and ‘check-in’. So on one hand you’ve got the simple voucher app, offering instant discounts when users flash a voucher code or barcode on their iPhone screen at the point of sale, then you have the check-in cash-back facility, whereby users receive cash merely for entering a store. There is also a cash-back for purchases bonus that means users can obtain cash simply by buying products at participating stores listed on the app.

MyVoucherCodes – iPhone, Android – free


The MyVoucherCodes app allows you to find money saving vouchers so you can take advantage of great offers, and data has been already analysed to find out the top 5 purchases. Those top 5 are…25 percent of vouchers downloaded using the MyVoucherCodes app were for restaurants, while 18 percent was for fashion retail, 13 percent was for takeaway grub, 9 percent was for coffee shops and 7 percent was for health and beauty. Apparently in 3 months the MyVoucherCodes app for Android and iPhone has saved users in excess of a whopping one million quid.

RedLaser – iPhone, Android – free


RedLaser app can scan any barcode and it will tell you the price of the item. It also provides a list of stores where you can get the scanned item and lists their prices. Scan with RedLaser and compare prices of products online and in store. RedLaser searches for the best prices with TheFind, Google Product Search, eBay, and Half.com. Use RedLaser to do more than just find prices! Scan and check food products to quickly see allergen information and nutritional facts powered by FoodEssentials and DailyBurn.

Grocery Gadget – iPhone – free


Get super organised with this app and never ever spend more than you intended to when you enter a supermarket again. Save time and money. Be organized at home and efficient at the supermarket. Stop rebuilding shopping lists – just reuse them. Arrange products like your pantry, refrigerator, laundry room, don’t type – scan barcodes, or use built-in list of frequent items. The App automatically learns the item order as you shop. Or, you can arrange aisles manually.

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