Target’s New Money Saving App “Cartwheel”

Cartwheel App Have you seen Target’s new money saving App, called “Cartwheel“? I just downloaded it this week to my iphone as well as my ipad and love how easy it is to use. I am all about saving money and this app makes it so easy to do, no coupon clipping, just a quick click and the money savings are stored in your own personal Cartwheel. I have taken advantage of couponing for years and the savings are well worth the time, I normally can save at least 50% off my bill. Now it is so much easier to do with all the apps available out there, I must say Targets version is very user friendly and I enjoyed using it. For my first time I wanted to see all the features available on the big screen so I went to website to do some browsing.   

Desktop Version of Cartwheel

And this is what it looks like on your home computer screen. I was very impressed with over 700 coupon offers that are available, you can brows them all or by category. I chose to browse them all, I am one of those people that want to see everything I’m afraid I may miss out on something good if I don’t. I chose to sign up by email to create an account, you can also login with your Facebook account if that is easier for you. If you already have a Target.com login you can use that also. Once that was done I started clicking on the items (coupons) and adding them to my cart, once I was done I printed off my list as well as a barcode that the cashier scans right in the store and you can watch the savings coupons reduce your bill. The barcode is also available and can be scanned right from you iphone, Droid, or Tablet.  Another great feature is they allow you to use any offer on their list as many times as you wish until the offer expires, with the following exceptions: limit of 4 items per offer, per transaction; limit of 6 Cartwheel scans per day. You can also stack manufactures coupons, Target discounts, or REDcard discounts on top of the Target Cartwheel Coupons, which means more money savings.  

Tablet Version CartwheelYou can also earn Badges on your Cartwheel list! They are awarded for reaching savings milestones ($10, $20, $50, etc.) For each badge that is earned, a new spot on your Cartwheel list is opened. You start with 10 spots and more are earned when badges are awarded. I think my favorite feature of all is the in store barcode portion, if you don’t see a Cartwheel offer for a particular item you can scan that items barcode right from your Iphone or Droid to see if a money saving Cartwheel is offered. For my first time using the app I think I did pretty well I had a 40% savings on my bill. I will definitely be using “Cartwheel” on future trips to Target.

 

I encourage you to download the app and give it a try, who doesn’t love a savings and this is actually a fun way to get started.   Signature      

 

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112 Comments

  1. Lisa Brown says:

    The app is nice and helpful when in store and shopping. It alerts you to sales items that you buy and like. Also, you can receive more discounts with the app, saving even more money.

    1. Lisa, I am just learning the app but so far I really like it 🙂

  2. Wow! I’m on it!!
    xo Kris

  3. I love Target to begin with, but to have the ability to scan an item to check for a sale is great!!

  4. This looks like a really cool app, I need to try it. The last time I shopped at Target the cashier told me about it and I forgot. Thanks for the reminder!

    1. Debbie, you will love how easy it is to use.

  5. Ha! I’m just learning how to use my new Mac…ipads and all that stuff…is so foreign to me.

    Chow for now !

    1. Charlotte you will love your Mac once you get familiar with it.

  6. I like all the coupon offers on the app.

  7. tweet–https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/428973576490737664

  8. I like that I can use any offer on their list as many times as I wish until the offer expires,

    1. Amy, I use several store apps and the barcode I think is a Target things.

  9. I LOVE cartwheel! I signed up in October and have saved $298 so far! Amazing! My favorite part of cartwheel is combining discounts. Last week i had a couple items where i could combine cartwheel with a target register coupon, manufacturer coupon, an ibotta offer, and the 5% of with my target red card of course! They were practically free! But even without the stacked discounts is good to know I’m getting a lower price – even if it’s just a little lower 🙂

    1. Katie, wow girl looks like you have it all figured out. I like the stacking coupon part too.

  10. I love Cartwheel Dawn. I signed up for mine before Christmas and it is amazing how much money you can save on top of the already sale prices. It is an awesome tool to have on your phone. I love using it. Great give away too. So much fun with this post today.
    Kris

    1. Kris, nice to hear you have used it and saved money. I use apps like this for every store I shop in, I even have my kids hooked.

  11. I like that you can scan the items in your cart to see of there are applicable coupons you missed!

  12. I like that you can just show it to the cashier in the store

  13. I’ve been using the Target Cartwheel AP on my new IPhone for awhile now. In fact, it was the first AP I downloaded! I love that the cashier can just scan my cartwheel coupon from my phone at the checkout counter. No fiddling with paper coupons. I’ve saved a LOT of money using it.

    1. Laurel I agree the coupon clipping is a thing of the past and it’s hard to keep track of them all.

  14. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I like that it easily combines coupons and offers.

  15. I like being able to earn badges. sweepmorey at gmail dot com

  16. D Schmidt says:

    I like that you have the ability to scan the savings.

  17. I love the variety of products on cartwheel.

  18. Whitney Lindeman says:

    Love that it allows you to stack with other deals.

  19. Stephanie V. says:

    You can stack savings/coupons – woohoo!
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  20. Love Cartwheel! The search feature is awesome. I use coupons all the time, and it saves our family lots of money. I like using it on clothes, baby things, groceries- everything! If I won, I’d love to buy furniture/home decor.

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  21. I love that there is no need to print out coupons (this eliminates paper waste). 🙂

  22. Kim Ripley says:

    I like that I don’t need to print out any coupons.

  23. I like that you can get such a great savings and that they accumulate.

  24. Karen Hales-Humphries says:

    No keeping track of coupons, this app makes it so much easier. And who doesn’t want to save money on things your buying anyway? 🙂

  25. Tracy L Davis says:

    I like that I can use any offer on their list as many times as I wish.

  26. I like that you can search for items and scan bar codes! Makes savings so easy.

  27. Janice Cooper says:

    I like how you can download this app right to your phone or ipad and there are over 700 coupon/offers

  28. I like the alerts! Great for busy moms who forget!

  29. I love finding home decor items at Target.
    lazybones344 at gmail dot com

  30. Dwayne Berry says:

    I have not tried Cartwheel

  31. Crystal F says:

    I like that you can scan an item to see if there is a coupon for it. Thank you!

  32. Lorena Keech says:

    I just read about it a few days ago so I’m not knowledgeable enough about it to have an opinion.

  33. Cathy Truman says:

    I like it that you can stack coupons.

  34. Christina Marie says:

    My favorite feature is that you can scan bar codes in the store to find the best deals. Thanks for the giveaway!

  35. Anastasia says:

    A feature that I love is being able to scan the barcode of a product and bring up coupons for it! I also love being able to see what deals your Facebook friends find! That can give me great ides for my shopping trip 🙂

  36. I love that you don’t have to print anything out, they can just scan your phone and voila!

  37. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    I like that it allows you to save even over a paper coupon

  38. Sarah Hirsch says:

    i like that it is on your phone, which (unlike coupons) you won’t accidentally leave at home!

  39. Katherine says:

    I haven’t been able to use it yet

  40. Showing my phone to the cashier beats clipping coupons any day.

  41. I like that you can stack coupons. That makes for better savings.

  42. love that u can stack other coupons with the app

  43. Lauren-Olivia Wood says:

    My favorite feature is that it is digital and smartphone friendly!

  44. I like that you can use it with other Target discounts

  45. LOVE Target’s cartwheel app. I combined coupons with the app for additional savings. Great deals on everything from clothing, home goods, and even basic grocery!

  46. I love how many choices there are! There are so many different things you can choose to add to your cartwheel to save on! I bought myself a maternity dress this week and saved $10 off of it with this fun new app! SOLD!

  47. I love this app and the fact that all you need is your phone to scan the discounts! Saving paper Is always nice.

  48. Jenni Carlisle says:

    I love the scanning feature, as well as, the opportunity to pair it with other coupons.

  49. janna johnson says:

    I like the barcode scanner!!

  50. Rebecca Graham says:

    I like the barcode scanner.

  51. I like that it’s organized so well, by department, so I can search for just what I’m looking for!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  52. I love that it puts all of the offers into one scannable barcode on your phone. How easy!

  53. like the Mossimo Supply Co. Yoga Pants

  54. Michelle S says:

    I like that it has one bar code to scan at checkout for all the items.

  55. Betty Baez says:

    I like that i can easily access it while out shopping and save instantly!

  56. i love that i can scan items to see if there is a cartwheel coupon for it.

  57. I like that I can scan with my phone.

  58. Christina Sparks says:

    Being able to save money

  59. I love that I can see my savings before purchase…so great!

  60. I had never heard of it until now so I don’t have a favorite aspect quite yet…

  61. I don’t have a favorite feature yet, haven’t tried it yet but looks handy

  62. I think the barcode scanning option for current deals is awesome!

  63. Terri Moore says:

    I like that you can browse the coupons by category making it easy to look it up on the spot. Awesome idea for an app!

  64. RICHARD HICKS says:

    I like that you can scan stuff to see if coupons are available

  65. I like that it seems to be so easy to use.

  66. Sonya Morris says:

    I love not having to keep up with paper coupons and when I do I can combine them.

  67. Barb Stenby says:

    Coupon stacking is my favorite feature of the App also that it tells you when stuff is on sale!

  68. Mihaela Day says:

    I like that you can scan the items to see if there are coupons 🙂

  69. My favorite feature of Cartwheel is the number of coupons available.

  70. The saving extra money.

  71. Sure i will be doing cartwheels for cartwheel soon.

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