• http://www.carinsurancecomparison.com/ Tyler S.

    This thought just crossed my mind today, since I will be most likely be moving soon, and my groupon for a local business will be no good a few thousand miles away. Definitely looking into DealsGoRound!

    • http://www.PopCultureWhore.com/ Pop Culture Whore

      They all have the same rules. Coupons expire.

      • Jack

        Stop providing bad information to people. This person is a troll that is miserable in life and gets enjoyment toying with people on the internet

        1. Vouchers

        a. Vouchers have two separate values: (a) the amount paid and (b) the promotional value. The promotional value is the additional value beyond the amount paid.

        For traditional Groupon vouchers, the promotional value will EXPIRE on the date specified in the offer, unless prohibited by law. The amount paid WILL NEVER EXPIRE and must continue to be honored by the merchant after the promotional value expires. The amount paid may be applied toward any goods or services offered by the merchant if the original goods or services specified on the voucher are no longer available. Promotional value can’t be combined with other offers. Doesn’t cover tax or gratuity. Not reloadable. Fully transferable.

        Please read the fine print provided when you view your voucher under “Expired Voucher”

        • http://www.PopCultureWhore.com/ Pop Culture Whore

          After the expiration date printed on your Groupon, its promotional value expires, but you can still redeem it at the merchant for the amount paid towards the goods or services listed on the Groupon. For example, if you paid $10 for a Groupon redeemable for $20 worth of food, that Groupon is still valid for $10 worth of food at that business after it’s expired.

          This does not apply to most ticketed events, and may not apply to certain other deals. Always check the Fine Print of the deal for any exceptions to this rule.

        • willow62

          Groupon have kept all of the money as they say my voucher has expired. They also initially tried to keep 50% of it, am i able to seek a full refund or credit on my account? Ok it has been three years but never been able to find anything suitable, but surely that is my money not theirs?

  • Carl

    Does the same apply to Living Social deals that expire?

    • cherixe

      Does this also apply to Daily News deals as well ?

  • http://twitter.com/SmallBudgetBigD Kari

    I’ve had a couple of my groupons expire and completely forgot I could still use them at face value. Thanks for the reminder and the selling suggestion, I wouldn’t have thought of that.

  • http://carefulcents.com/ Carrie Smith

    I actually stopped buying Groupons because I let over half of mind expire or I was unable to complete them. I had no idea you could still use them for face value or get a refund from Groupon for the cost. Thanks for sharing the information about reselling them too. Great tips!

  • Sun

    In Australia that money goes into groupon’s pocket. Everyday they send a million emails to promote new deals, but they do not send reminders for expiring coupons, but instead groupon prays with the hope you will forget using your coupons for obvious reason. That’s the sweet profit of groupon Australia.

    “The Voucher must be redeemed within the period of validity stated on the voucher and you will not be entitled to any refund or credit from us for unused vouchers which have expired.”

  • http://notwhatiwanttobe.tumblr.com/ Rapunzel

    I don’t understand this. I bought a Groupon late last year for yoga classes that expired a couple of weeks ago. I wasn’t able to use it due to being hospitalised for two months (cancer). I contacted the vendor to see if I could extend the expiry date by a week or two so I could give it to a friend, nothing doing. Contacted Groupon, told they can’t help me at all. :(

    • http://www.PopCultureWhore.com/ Pop Culture Whore

      What’s hard to understand? While I’m so sorry for your health troubles and glad you’re here to talk about being a survivor, you didn’t use the groupon before it expired.

      • lisasimpson2010

        Um, why are you replying to comments from over a year ago?
        Besides the entire point of the article is what to do with EXPIRED Groupons.

        • http://www.PopCultureWhore.com/ Pop Culture Whore

          Oh I’m so sorry. I didn’t realize that there was a time limit on when you can’t respond to posts on public forums. Is there a manual somewhere? What happens if you read the article but forgot about it and then read it later and want to comment? Bad form? Please help!

        • Jack

          There may not be an existing manual on a time limit when people can respond to posts on public forum however there is a fine print offered by Groupon on expired vouchers. Obviously you have not read this information or you would not be spouting off “Yes, remember to read before you purchase”. to OP question “They say I cannot use the credit voucher and I have lost its value”.

    • Damamma22

      Yes you can redeem it for the price you paid. But just the price you paid and yes you can give it to a friend to use, they are transferable. Pop Culture Whore does not know what she is talking about. I think maybe someone has too much time on their hands.

  • Mary

    Got a credit voucher from Groupon for a deal I could not use. I did not realise that the credit voucher had to be used within a year. It has expired and past the use by date.
    They say I cannot use the credit voucher and I have lost its value. Is there anything I can do?

    • http://www.PopCultureWhore.com/ Pop Culture Whore

      Yes, remember to read before you purchase.

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  • Tom

    Coming from the small business point of view, it takes a lot of planning to run a daily deal promotion, capacity planning etc…When customers receive up to a 70% discount on a service, they should expect it to come with strings attached! The expiry date is usually very prominent on the voucher and clearly stated in the T&C’s. However, the problem that those who has let there vouchers expire and aren’t happy suddenly becomes the merchants problem. Take some responsibility for your actions!

    • LA

      Even though I am not a small business owner, I agree. My mom owned a small business and it is very hard to stay above water and compete with big business’. Hopefully, those who have expired groupons and such will be understanding of business’ who can’t extend their deal past the expiration date. At least they/we can still utilize the amount we paid for it.

      • Hive

        I completely agree, that extensions may not be possible. But I’d like to always be able to get my money back. Only being able to use the amount we paid for is not enough, as full prices are sometimes outrageously high (eg. some restaurants) and I would never eat there for the full prize.

    • Lanny

      I think what this article was saying is there MAY be some other options. No harm in asking a vendor. The worst they can say is no. There is always the face value of the coupon that can be used. I struggle to find who your last sentence is aimed at as I don’t think anyone was complaining in this article. You seem angry. Perhaps there is a groupon that can help you with your anger…

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