Editor’s note, Dec. 18, 2014: Since this post was written, ShopDiscover has become Discover Deals, which continues to offer Discover card customers special access to exclusive shopping deals.
Deal-stacking alert! Kohl’s is offering 25-50% off during its anniversary sale, but you can do a lot better by combining coupons and shopping online. We’ll break down how to make the most of the Kohl’s sale, but act fast: most of these deals expire tomorrow, September 18th, 2013.
Here’s an overview of the deal saving:
|25-50% off during Anniversary Sale||Apparel and home||September 22nd||25-50%|
|25% off all purchases with code “IKSTHJ”*||All orders||September 18th||25%|
|$10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent||All orders||September 18th||Up to 20%|
|5-10% cash back through online malls*||All orders||Never||5-10%|
Now, let’s break it down in detail.
Step 1: Get 25-50% off apparel and home purchases during Kohl’s Anniversary Sale
You can find the latest deals on Kohl’s merchandise in their Daily Deal section. The anniversary sale goes on through Sunday, September 22nd, so even if you miss the rest of the deals, keep an eye out for things you might like.
Step 2: Get 25% off your order with promo code IKSTHJ
This promo code expires on September 18th, so act fast. There are a few restrictions: They exclude high-end cosmetics and fragrances, Kohl’s Cares merchandise, and gift cards.
Step 3: Try to spend as close to a multiple of $50 as you can
You get $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 that you spend, so the closer your spending is to a multiple of $50, the closer your discount is to 20%. Here are a few examples:
|You Spend||You Receive||Discount Value|
You must spend your Kohl’s Cash between September 19th and 29th. This promotion expires on September 18th as well.
Step 4: Get 5-10% off with credit card or cash back websites
Many credit card and cashback websites are offering deals for Kohl’s. Here are the top ones:
|Chase Ultimate Rewards||Chase credit card||10%|
|ShopDiscover||Discover credit card||5%|
If you don’t have a Chase credit card, you can sign up for TopCashBack.com or Upromise.com and get the cash credited back into your account.
Bonus: Free shipping
If you order by September 18th, Kohl’s will give you free shipping on orders over $50. Orders $25 or under cost $5.95 for ground shipping; orders from $25.01 to $49.99 cost $6.95. You don’t need a promo code for this order
Put them together and what have you got?
|Deal||Worst-case scenario||Best-case scenario|
|Promo code IKSTHJ||25%||25%|
|$10 Kohl’s Cash per $50 spent||0%||20%|
|Cash back sites/rewards malls||5.5%||10%|