Last Minute Holiday Shopping? Save Money with These Handy Apps

December 22, 2013 - 3 minutes read

cartwheel app

Mobile apps offer customers an unparallelled level of convenience during the holiday shopping season. Apps enable users compare prices, find coupons and get rewarded for shopping at the stores they like most.

The iPhone app developers at Dogtown Media have compiled a list of the five most valuable shopping apps that deliver big discounts for busy shoppers on the go.


Available on Android and iPhone

RetailMeNot enables you to look for vouchers from your store of choice save 20% or more. You can access trending deals in a personalized feed or choose from a list of deeply discounted products from popular stores. The app utilizes the phone’s location information to show you deals at stores close-by. You can view both in-store and e-commerce offers. Maintaining an account enables you to browse for offers on RetailMeNot website. Any vouchers saved on the website will display on App and get erased upon expiry.

Amazon Shopping 

Available on Android and iPhone

Amazon takes their domination of e-commerce into the mobile sphere with there flagship shopping app. Browse, search, get product details, read reviews and purchase millions of products available from and other merchants. You can sign in with your existing Amazon account to access your cart, payment and shipping options as well as manage your 1-Click settings and wish lists.


Available on Android and iPhone

RedLaser digs deep into geo-location technology to show you the best deals nearby. You can easily access current deals at local stores or scan product bar-codes in almost any store to discover if a better price is close by. The app also keeps your loyalty cards in one convenient place so you’ll never miss an opportunity to earn points again.

Carthwheel (by Target)

Available on Android and iPhone

Cartwheel provides you with coupon vouchers for thousands products. Simply tap on the coupons that you require and then present the cashier with alone bar-code that shows all the tabbed coupons. It can be used on top of other coupons, thus adding to your savings during check-out.


Available on iPhone

Flipp works closely with retailers to make coupon books and fliers digital. The app resembles paper coupons allowing users to flip through it with a flick of your thumb. You can also search by a store’s name and “clip” offers that you are looking for.

The app is also used to create a shopping list.

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