Whether you’ve just scored a new abode or you’ve been living in your place for a while and it could use a little updating, Crate & Barrel is a long-standing go-to when it comes to home furnishings. The store sells quality goods, so prices for some items can be on the higher end. Luckily there are some pretty easy ways to save. Here are 15 of them.
1. Sign Up for the Newsletter
Provide your email address for current offers, sales and news.
2. Shop the Special Offers & Rebates Section
Crate & Barrel often offers added incentives for customers to shop by including things like gift cards for free items with purchase in their Special Offers & Rebates section. Examples include things like a $30 gift card with purchase of a KitchenAid Mixer or up to 50% off Viking Contemporary seven-piece cookware sets.
3. Wait for Items to Make it to the Clearance Section
As with any store, Crate & Barrel needs to move inventory frequently to make room for new items, especially as they relate to seasonal goods. Check with the Clearance and Outlet section of the site frequently to see if the things you need have gone on sale.
4. Check the Site for Coupon Offers
Before heading to the store or making a purchase online, be sure to check with the coupon section of the chain’s website to see if any special offers are happening.
5. Never Pay for Shipping
Even if you can’t make it into the store to buy your goods, make sure you never pay for shipping by checking out the Free Shipping section of the site and only order the items you need once they won’t cost you to ship.
6. Apply for the Crate & Barrel Credit Card
If you’re a savvy credit card user and frequent Crate & Barrel shopper, its credit card can earn you 10% back in reward dollars or six months of special financing, as well as other perks like special offers and access to events. The card has no annual fee, but like most store cards it does come with a hefty variable annual percentage rate (27.49%), so only get one if you can pay the card off in full every single time you use it. Favor a different brand? You can learn more about the best credit cards for a stress-free shopping spree right here.
Just be sure to check your credit before applying for any new plastic. Otherwise, you risk a rejection — and a hard inquiry on your credit report — for naught. (You can view two of your credit scores for free on Credit.com.)
7. Use Your Crate & Barrel Card at its Sister Stores
You can use your Crate & Barrel credit card at CB2 and The Land of Nod as well to really rack up the reward dollars you earn.
8. Create a Registry
When you create a wedding registry with Crate & Barrel, you’ll have access to their 10% completion credit for six months after your event, which applies to anything left on your registry as well as items in the store or online. Learn more here.
9. Search Online for Coupons
Check out sites like dealsplus, RetailMeNot, Coupon Cabin and Savings.com for discount codes that you can apply to your Crate & Barrel purchases, or …
10. … Install a Coupon Aggregator on Your Computer
Browser extensions like Honey will automatically find and apply coupon codes for you at checkout.
11. Purchase Used Gift Cards
Visit a gift card resale site and search for Crate & Barrel gift cards that you can buy at a discounted rate.
12. Follow Crate & Barrel on Social Media
Never miss a sale when you follow Crate & Barrel on their social media sites, like Twitter and Facebook.
13. Keep an Eye Out for Special Ways to Earn More Savings
Every now and then Crate & Barrel will offer additional ways to enter for a chance to save — which is all the more reason to keep an eye out on their social media pages for updates.
14. Earn Cash Back
Use a cash back or rebate site to earn a little bit extra back on your Crate & Barrel purchases.
15. Let the Brand Know You’re Moving
Register your move with the U.S. Postal Service online and be sure to click on the section that allows you to receive coupons from certain home goods stores — Crate & Barrel has been known to send them to new homeowners for 10% off.
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Note: It’s important to remember that interest rates, fees and terms for credit cards, loans and other financial products frequently change. As a result, rates, fees and terms for credit cards, loans and other financial products cited in these articles may have changed since the date of publication. Please be sure to verify current rates, fees and terms with credit card issuers, banks or other financial institutions directly.