What Do I Do If My Groupon Voucher Isn't Working?

If your Groupon isn't working, follow these few steps to make sure you have checked all the possible solutions.

  1. Go to https://www.groupon.com/. Select 'Sign In' in the top right and log in to your account with your email and password.

  2. Your name or your account name will appear on the upper right corner of the screen. Select the down arrow next to your name and select 'My Groupons.'

  3. You will be redirected to a new page. This page automatically displays all your available Groupons. Right next to the word 'Deals' there is a drop-down arrow and 'Available' is the selected option. Click on the drop-down arrow and click on 'All.'

  4. Select the Groupon you are having issues with by clicking on 'View Details.'

    1. If you do not see the Groupon voucher you are having issues with here, this means it was not purchased. Your Groupon could be attached to another account. Check all your email inboxes to ensure you don't have a receipt for the Groupon voucher in a different email account.

    2. Or, the payment could have not gone through. If the payment had not gone through, Groupon would have sent an email titled "NOTICE: Failed Transaction For Your Voucher." You can search your inbox for this email (including your spam folder).

  5. Read the Fine Print to make sure that your Groupon hasn't expired or has terms on it that are preventing you from using it (such as the Groupon is limited to certain days out of the week).

  6. If that is not the issue, and you are attempting to use your Groupon voucher on a merchant site, make sure that you are being redirected to the correct page on the merchant's website. The merchant could have a specific page for Groupon redemptions. The instructions for your Groupon are provided on the voucher page under 'How to Use.' It will include a URL link for the merchant, make sure to click on that.

  7. Try to copy the voucher number directly from the Groupon voucher, and paste it into the merchant's site. This will ensure you are not missing a letter or number in the code.

Merchant Issues

If you are having trouble with your Groupon due to Merchant issues, you may have to contact Groupon for help. A few of the merchant issues you may encounter include:

  1. You cannot get in touch with the merchant: After a merchant was featured on Groupon, they could have experienced a sudden increase in customers. Ensure you are using the contact information stated on your voucher for the merchant. Remember, some businesses have multiple locations and the Groupon could be applicable to a single location. If a week has gone by without the business responding to you, reach out to the Groupon Customer Support team to receive further assistance.

  2. The business is no longer offering the promotion: If the business refuses to honor the promotion of your voucher, contact Groupon for assistance. Assuming the voucher is still valid, Groupon will ensure you either get a refund or still get the promotion. Reach out to the Groupon Customer Support team to receive further assistance.

  3. The business is closed: Nothing lasts forever, and sometimes a merchant may have closed their business operations before you were able to redeem your voucher. You will need to reach out to the Groupon Customer Support team to receive further assistance. Sometimes Groupon can arrange for the voucher to be redeemed at a similar vendor, or will offer you a full refund, depending on what you prefer.

Groupon is a large and reputable organization. If you are unable to use your voucher, there is likely an explanation. And, if a merchant is unfairly refusing to redeem your voucher, rest assured Groupon will honor the deal.

What Do I Do If My Groupon Voucher Isn't Working?

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