Flipp Makes Price-Matching Faster

Download Flipp and enter the $50 Visa Card Giveaway on ChristaClips.com

Download Flipp and enter the $50 Visa Card Giveaway on ChristaClips.com

With more and more stores across Canada offering to match the price of competitors’ sale prices, the opportunity to save on groceries and other purchases has affected the way many of us shop. On the plus side, we’re saving money, sometimes on an extreme scale, and on the down side, the experience at the check-out counter can be a source of frustration for those waiting behind the savvy shopper who is stumbling through flyers to save on their purchase.

We’ll now there’s a FLIPP side – increased savings and decreased time at the checkout counter. If you haven’t discovered Flipp yet, you’re in for a treat!

Flipp saves time and money – it’s FREE, it’s easy, it has rocked the price-matching world!

Flipp is an iOs and Android compatible app that lets you view store flyers, search for the lowest advertised price for an item, and clip all of your best sales onto a shopping list. Instead of lugging paper flyers along to show the best price for an item at the cashier, simply flash your mobile device or smart phone at the cashier and say “I’d like to price-match this item to this flyer”. It’s a price-match revolution!

I price-match my entire grocery list each week. Here’s some of the fresh produce I’ve clipped and added to my Flipp shopping list this week:

By price-matching the lowest price on fresh produce using the Flipp app, Christa Clips saves $10-$20 on groceries each week. That adds up to over $1000 a year!

By price-matching the lowest price on fresh produce using the Flipp app, Christa Clips saves $10-$20 on groceries each week. That adds up to over $1000 a year!

  • Grapes – best price $1.49/lb
  • Apples – best price $2.49 for a 3lb bag
  • Watermelon – best price $2.47 each
  • Cucumbers – best price $.50 each
  • Cauliflower – best price $1.77 each
  • Broccoli – best price $1 each
  • Asparagus – best price $2.97/lb
  • Green Peppers – best price $.79/lb
  • Carrots – best price $2.50 for a 10lb bag
  • Romaine Lettuce- best price $.69 each

By price-matching with Flipp, our family saves $10-$20 on our fresh produce ALONE each week which adds up to over $1,000 in savings per year. A thousand dollars!  So imagine the savings to be found on higher priced personal items like toilet paper, cleaning supplies, diapers, and razors – they’re always on sale, somewhere!  And when it comes to shopping around for major purchase like appliances, electronics, and furniture – remember that if an item is listed in a flyer, Flipp will help you find out where it’s on sale for the best price this week.

No more settling for “that seems like a good deal.”  Flipp has changed the price-matching game so that we are confident that we’re paying the lowest possible price each week!

My favourite part of using Flipp is that I can price-match these best prices at my local Walmart and enjoy all of these savings in a one-stop-shop. I place my groceries on the belt in the same order that they appear in my clippings list on Flipp, and then I scroll through and flash my phone at the cashier for each price adjustment. It’s SO fast! I dare say that most customers behind me are oblivious to the fact that I’m price-matching at all!

Saving on weekly groceries continues to play a role in my Save-at-Home-Mom strategy, and I’m so pleased to have found an app to help me save time as well as money! Join me by trying Flipp …

Happy Saving!


About christaclips

Christa is a Save-at-Home-Mom who writes about money saving tips with hopes of inspiring other families who might want to keep one parent at home but aren't sure they can swing it financially. Christa left her career as a teacher trainer when it started costing her $47,000/yr to work outside the home and now works from home as a social media consultant and freelance writer. She shares her full story and money saving tips here on her blog and as co-host of the weekly #cdnmoney twitter chat on Tuesdays from 7-8pm ET. Wife, and mother of 2, Christa lives in Rockland, Ontario and loves skating & nordic skiing on the Ottawa River.

Posted on September 19, 2014, in Christa Clips, Couponing, Giveaways, Savvy Shopping and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 57 Comments.

  1. I love Flipp! I’ve been using it for about a month. This week I’ve clipped Finish Dishwasher detergent from Giant Tiger on for 5.97. It’s regularly priced at $7.27.

  2. I haven’t clipped any this week, but last week I clipped ivory soap at Frescho, used a coupon and bought 2 packages for $1 each.

  3. Clipped the Cavendish fries at GT!!

  4. I clipped the Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker Bow this week and I’ll save 12.98 on it.

  5. I love flipp! It’s amazing for price matching! Soo easy!

  6. i clipped from rite-aids add the Aleve; I payed $5.99 and get $1.00 reward

  7. I like the Flipp App a lot! I saved on fruit. I saw that grapes were on sale at my store for $2.99 lb, but I found a better deal for $1.49 per pound! I also found at my store that apples were $2.49 for Galas, but with the Flipp app, I found them for .99 cents per pound. I saved tons of money on fruit!

  8. I clipped Classico Alfredo sauce for a $1 saving.

  9. I clipped Kraft shredded cheese from Food Basics for 4.99 🙂 matching it with a 2$ coupon makes it really cheap!

  10. I love flipp! I saved $16.58 including over $5.00 on my cat litter price matching with Walmart this week. Its like finding money in a pocket or purse you forgot about.

  11. Michelle Policelli

    This week i clipped Pantene Shampoo/Conditioner and styling products on sale at Target for $3.94 then i have $2 coupons and $1 coupons (from target) that make them only .94 cents!! Love using Flipp 🙂

  12. Neilson milkshakes I forget where but $1 each with the B3S2 coupon it will be a $1 for all 3

  13. I love Flipp! Use it all the time. Currently I have clipped Grapes, Pizza, Green Peppers and Red Peppers at Freshco; Breyers ice cream at No Frills; Ribs at Sobey’s, Quaker instant oatmeal at SuperC; Kellogg’s cereal, Lancia pasta and Cloverleaf tuna at Walmart. Price matching and coupons save me about $500 a month and Flipp makes it so much easier.

  14. Max Scoop Kitty Litter – saved over $5. Not doing a lot of clipping right now because we are busy moving back from our summer home and having to use up a lot of food we have on hand. But will definitely get really into it once we get home, have to try and save as much as possible leading up to the holidays!

  15. I clipped a number of Walmart deals for this week’s Anniversary sales – saving over $50!

    • There are some GREAT sale prices at Walmart this week, I agree! I forget to clip Walmart items since I’m not price-matching them,and then forget to buy them . I must remember to fix that!

  16. I clipped save 1.00 on Purex and Walmart had it on sale. Those dollars add up. Ive actually been using this app for weeks now. Genius invention!

  17. I have clipped the buy one get one 50% off on loreal hair care to my shopping list this week from Walgreens and I will save half off the price on one.

  18. I clipped Starbucks kcupps coffee $10.99 on flipp to get it for $7.99 saving $3 (I then used a $2 coupon getting the coffee for 50 cents each!)

  19. Clipped Lactania butter, saving at least $2

  20. purex toilet paper on sale for $9.97, regular 18.88, save $8.91

  21. clipped save 1.00 on Purex and Walmart had it on sale

  22. Clipper cereal from walmart. It was 3.97

  23. the kitty litter

  24. I clipped bacon that is on sale at Dominion! 🙂 Thanks!

  25. I clipped Purex laundry soap at Walmart!

  26. I clipped Purex detergent save 1.00

  27. I downloaded flipp a few weeks ago just need to get the hang of it and work it into my price matching routine

  28. flipp has replaced paper flyers for me at the checkout. This week I had clipped sugar from GT, toothpaste from No Frills and ceral from Maxi to name a few. What I like most about Flipp is the search function! Love it!

  29. I clipped cheese that was on sale at Safeway

  30. Any plans for a bb version?

  31. I haven’t used it yet – but am going to try it out now!

  32. I have clipped $1 Barilla pasta at Freshco!

  33. I clipped Dempsters bread from Food Basics!

  34. Adding best prices for fruit so I can price match, yay!

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