Dollar General: $5 off $25 total purchase coupon (but there’s a catch!)


UPDATE: Maureen told me she has a $5 off $25 digital coupon available. Go check out the Dollar General Digital Coupon Page. (I’ve lost my login info, so I haven’t checked my account.)

Well, Dollar General has brought the $5 off $25 total purchase coupon back. However, there’s a catch.

According to their web site, you will get a $5 off $25 total purchase coupon on your receipt when you spend $5. I don’t see an end date for this promotion, so I don’t know how long it will last.

So…it’s like you are getting $5 off your $30+ purchase spread over two transactions. You must spend $5 in the first one to trigger the coupon on your receipt. Then spend another $25 so you can use the $5 off coupon.

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  1. Dollar who? I don’t shop there no more!

  2. I THINK it might be two separate offers??? I loaded a $5 off $25 DG coupon to my account this week, & it still shows up under “My Coupons.” The details say that it is $5 off $25 purchase on 2/4/17. Then when I go to the DG website, I see the coupon that you are talking about. When I read those details, it says something like Spend $5 and get $5 off $25 coupon on your receipt. I am going to DG tomorrow, so I will let you know what happens!

    • Actually, the $5 coupon on the receipt (that we are supposed to receive) says off of $25 qualifying purchase & it lists qualifying brands.

  3. I don’t see anything about $5.00 off a future purchase under my digital coupons. Here is what mine states.

    Show Details
    SAVE $5.00
    Dollar General
    when you make a purchase of $25 or more (pre-tax) at a Dollar General Location, Saturday 2/4/17
    Exp: 02/04/17
    Details: $25 or more (pretax) calculated after all other Dollar general discounts. Limit one per customer.We reserve the right to limit use to normal retail purchases. No cash value. Coupon excludes: gift cards, phone cards, prepaid financial cards, prepaid wireless handsets, Rug Doctor rentals, propane, e-cigarettes, tobacco and alcoholic beverages.

    Am I missing something?

  4. At my D. G. the manager says if i use my $5 off $25 coupon i am not allowed to use any paper coupons printed or newspaper. She says my total that i pay has to be $25 before tax. One time she even tried to take my digital coupons off my order the machine wouldn’t let her so she said my order total was under $25 so i have to buy more stuff to add up to $25 the register would have let me pay but she said she was voiding the transaction an the thing that made me upset i lost those digital coupons that i used they didnt put them back on my account. I know this is all wrong because i have went to another D.G. an used paper coupons an digital an got my total down to under a $1 an the machine never beeped not one problem. So i need help fixing this problem. Does anybody have Dollar General customer service phone number or corporate number? An any advice on what to say to them would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much for all your help!!!

    • The manager is wrong unless the policy has changed. Family Dollar’s $/$$ coupons have always required the minimum to be met after all other coupons and discounts, but Dollar General’s $/$$ coupons have never counted manufacturer’s coupons when meeting the minimum. The old printed $/$$ coupons even included instructions to the cashier to apply the $/$$ DG coupon BEFORE applying manufacturer’s coupons.

      My $5/$25 digital coupon reads: “$25 or more (pretax) calculated after all other Dollar general discounts.” That is consistent with not counting MQs.

      I am sure you can find the DG customer service number if you search using Google.

    • Just call one of the dgs and ask for it. That manager is wrong.

  5. Went to DG today. I spent a little over $25 (before coupons), and it gave me the $5 off (digital coupon loaded to my account). I also got a coupon on the bottom of my receipt for $5 off next Saturday. It does say something like use on top brands such as Alpo, etc. I am not sure if it can be used on ANYTHING or not. I also took there survey and got a coupon for $3/$15 to use from today until 3/3/17.