Ikea is one of the most prominent brands that offers you a wide range of furniture and home-based products. The major products offered by Ikea that hold the top position in the best-selling list are sofas, beds, tables, chairs, and kitchen cookware. And all these are available for you at very affordable rates. But when you visit the Ikea store located in your hometown or you hit the Ikea website online for shopping purposes, you will immediately feel that your shopping budget will get exhausted in a couple of minutes. That’s because there are lucrative offers that will force you to buy more. So we are here to suggest to you some ways that are pretty effective in saving your hard-earned money while shopping and these ways also help you to grab most of the benefits from Ikea by shopping more smartly.
1. Ikea Family Club
Ikea family club is an awesome and worthy program to join. Ikea tries to please its customers by offering wonderful rewards. You only need to share your contacts and opt-in for e-mails or texts and in return, Ikea will provide you valuable perks and benefits on every purchase. The rewards majorly include free hot drinks, gift cards, member discounts, access to free workshops, Birthday presents, and extra hours of children’s play at Smaland.
The amazing thing about that is it just takes zero charges and is free to join.
2. Ikea Restaurant discounts
With the Ikea family club membership, you are eligible to get a 15% discount on Ikea restaurants during July and August.
Apart from that, there is a diverse range of offers from Monday to Thursday at Ikea restaurants for Ikea members.
- Monday: plant and veggie ball plates at just $3.
- Tuesday to Thursday: $2 off on Meatball plates from 3 to 5 PM.
- Tuesday: On spending $20 at Ikea restaurant, you will get 20% Off on Swedish foods.
- Wednesday: With every purchase of an adult entrée, you will get two kids’ entrées free.
- Thursday: With one entry you will get 50% Off of equal or lesser value on the second one.
3. Buy Back and Resell program
If you own an Ikea furniture that’s pretty old but good enough, then Ikea takes an initiative to buy it back from you and resell it again to any other customer. This service is available at the participating Ikea locations to the Ikea members.
Click below to know more about the program and to see the list of participating stores.
4. Ikea New Mover program
That’s a wonderful initiative by Ikea for the new home movers that will bag you with a one-time $25 discount on your in-store purchases of $250 or more in the Ikea store.
But Remember one thing that the discount coupon is valid for 60 Days from the date of issue.
5. Free Consultation
Free consultations are provided by Ikea experts for various home sections such as kitchen planning, bedroom planning, and design via online screen sharing. You are eligible for a 2-hour free session with the expert. Other than that you can book an online appointment for 2 hours along with extra 30 minutes for some minor revisions.
For Bedroom and Bathroom, you can book a 30-minute virtual sleep planning and ordering session.
6. Ikea Click and Collect
To avoid the extra shipping costs you can use the Ikea click and collect service. This service enables you to pick up your order from a nearby Ikea store when it is delivered to that respective store. You can choose the nearby store of your choice and you will be notified by email about the order status with the picking time and date.
Usually, Orders of $49 or more are eligible for Ikea click and collect service. If your order is less than $49, still you have the option to use Ikea Click and collect by paying an extra $5.
7. Generous Ikea Return policy
When we talk about the return policy of Ikea stands quite impressive about that. New and unopened products can be easily returned within 365 days of purchase. Opened items can also be returned within 180 days of purchase. All you need is the receipt (that is the proof of purchase) and Ikea will surely refund you as soon as possible.
Availability of removal and pick services varies by market.
8. Ikea ‘As-is’ furniture
This can be an interesting shopping section provided by Ikea where you can huge discounts on preassembled and slightly defective products. The refurbished products also cover a wide place in this ‘As-is’ section. The discount in this section varies by day to day and store to store. You can get any sort of products in this section and the best time to shop in this section is Monday because most people have returned their products over the weekend.
9. Ikea ‘Last chance’ Merchandise
This is the best part of Ikea for shopping as when it decides to sell out the discontinued products on Jaw Dropping discounted rates. They want clear out the stocks of discontinued products and for that they offer discounts ranging from 15% to 50% on all the major items in the store.
10. Ikea ‘Lowest Prices’
Ikea used to sell products at very low prices when the retailers manufacture products in a bulk and save some costs on manufacturing. At that time those products are on sale with a big price drop and you must clinch those deals without wasting any time.
Products with the Lowest price are marked with a red tag in-store.
11. Ikea Coupon and Promo codes
Ikea used to offer coupons on special occasions and for that, you have to monitor Ikea’s website and sign up for their newsletter.
You can also Follow CouponX for the available coupons and latest deals.
12. Ikea Credit cards
Ikea Credit cards can another smart way of shopping to save your hard-earned money. Usually, there are two credit cards offered by Ikea.
a. Ikea Visa credit card
- $25 off on ordering your first purchase of $25 or more.
- 5% Cashback on Ikea purchases.
- 3% Cashback on Dining, Grocery, and Utility services.
- 1% cash back on other purchases.
- $25 as a reward, when you have crossed the $500 qualifying purchase mark outside Ikea within 90 days of opening your account.
- Zero annual fees.
It includes the following cashback and rewards:
b. Ikea Projekt Credit Card
- 6 months with 0% interest on a minimum purchase of $500 or more.
- 12 months with 0% interest on a minimum purchase of $1,500 or more.
- 24 months with 0% interest on a minimum purchase of $5,000 or more.
- Zero annual fees.
For every purchase on Ikea over time:
Hope you like this detailed discussion about how to shop smartly at Ikea using the above-discussed ways and how these shopping tactics can prove to be beneficial for you in the long term.