Ralphs Official Coupon Policy

by Jess on June 14, 2011

Ralphs LogoAfter what seems like several weeks, possibly months, someone from Ralphs finally e-mailed me back with their official coupon policy. Hopefully they’ll get this info up on their website, but in the meantime, here ya go:

Ralphs Official Coupon Policy


The store manager has the right to accept, decline or limit the quantity of coupons or items used or purchased in a single transaction, by a single customer, or in a single day.

Double Coupons:

  • Manufacturer coupons of $0.50 or less will be “doubled”.
  • Manufacturer coupons of $0.51 – $1.00 will be redeemed for $1.00.
  • Manufacturer coupons over $1.00 will be redeemed at face value.
  • A limit one (1) coupon per household for each item will be “doubled” or have its value increased to $1.00.
  • This does not apply to “free,” Catalina, Ralphs, Retail Food Store coupons, electronic coupons on a Ralphs Rewards card, or items prohibited by law (fluid milk, all liquor, and tobacco).


Pharmacy Coupons:

  • Competitor pharmacy coupons are accepted.
  • LCM or Competitor Coupons may not be used in conjunction with our $4 Generic Program.

General Coupon Policy:

  • Limit of five (5) “free” coupons and the customer is responsible for taxes and deposits.
  • Limit one (1) manufacturer coupon per item purchased.
  • Limit one (1) store coupon per item purchased.
  • Limit one (1) manufacturer and one (1) store coupon can be used on the same item.
  • Competitor Catalina (checkout) coupons are accepted.
  • Limit one (1) Catalina coupon per item.
  • Catalina coupons may not be used with a manufacturer coupon on the same item.
  • There is no limit on the number of Catalina coupons (one Catalina coupon per item) that are presented in a single transaction as long as the total coupon amount does not exceed the total grocery bill for that transaction.
  • Coupons cannot be used on “free” items.
  • Expired coupons are not accepted.
  • Amount refunded cannot exceed the cost of the item.

Feel free to download the Ralphs Official Coupon Policy from the e-mail they sent me. Keep it handy in case there are ever any questions at the register!


{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Cynthia June 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm

They take competitor Catalinas? I just threw out Target ones because I wouldn’t be back there to use them.

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ANGIE PARK December 28, 2011 at 8:31 pm

I had a situation where I was at Ralphs a few months back and I had a printed b1g1 free soy sauce coupon and they wouldn’t take it because they don’t “free” coupons. So I’m assuming the part in the policy where is states that “Coupons cannot be used on “free” items” is what the cashier is referring to? However I’m confused because I’m not getting it all for free, I’m paying for one and getting the other free. Can someone tell me if the cashier was correct and I wrong?

Thank you!
A

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Jess December 29, 2011 at 8:30 am

Hi Angie! Ralphs will take a buy one, get one free coupon. The “Free” coupons refer to printable coupons from the internet where no additional purchase is required :) You were in the right on this one!

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Joan February 2, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Hi~~~ I have just startd couponing and I’m not sure what a “catalina” coupon is….Would you please clarify that for me. Many Thanks, Joan

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Jim Davis February 21, 2012 at 3:12 pm

I was just at a local Ralphs and had the same thing happen as Angie. They told me they can’t take B1G1 coupons printed off the internet.

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Isabelle March 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm

Tonight I just used a free coupon and they did take it! They should have taken your coupon and go it for free!

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