REI dividends are in the mail. Here are our top picks to spend your annual member rewards money on. Take advantage of the Co-op sale to help your dividend go even further.
A huge reason for becoming an REI Co-op member ($20 for a lifetime membership) is so you can earn money back on all the gear you buy throughout a given year. Plus, members get 20% off coupons for REI and the REI Outlet. Millions of people have already bought in because it’s a no-brainer if you play outdoors.
The Co-op sale runs through April 6. Because REI stores are currently closed, online orders get free shipping.
2020 Choices: What to Spend Your REI Dividend & Coupons On
REI has added to its sale. We found discounts on clothing from big brands like The North Face, Arc’teryx, and Patagonia. Note that different deals end on different days:
- 25% off all Arc’teryx through April 6
- 30% off all Patagonia through April 11
- 25% off all The North Face through April 19
Additionally, REI is running a 25% off selected clothing from a wide range of other brands through April 6. These clothing brands include REI Co-op, prAna, Columbia, Mammut, Fjallraven, Under Armour, and Nike.
All REI Co-op Packs & Backpacks: 25% Off
Backpacks, rucksacks, fanny packs, and duffels: REI Co-op has a bag for nearly every occasion. Whether you’re looking for a new hiking companion (from 2L to 85L) or a reliable travel duffel, there’s one for you — and it’s 25% off.
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow: $28 (35% Off)
We can’t emphasize enough the importance of having the right pillow when trying to sleep soundly in a tent. It’s vital. Everyone seems to have a favorite blowup or stuff-in-style portable pillow for backpacking or car camping. But the super-soft, 5-inch-thick Aeros Premium pillow is a luxurious choice that’s, let’s face it, just fun to spend some dividend dimes on.
REI Co-op Hydro Flask Wide-Mouth Water Bottles: $30 (25% Off)
If you don’t already own a Hydro Flask vacuum-insulated bottle, now’s a good time to buy one. They’re an easy grab during hikes, keep drinks warm or cold while camping, and are a great plastic-free option for everyday hydration.
REI Co-op Half Dome 2 Tents: $172 (25% Off)
All of REI Co-op’s tents are on sale, but we’re highlighting the iconic Half-Dome 2 Tent. The tent has a reputation for its bang for your buck when it’s not on sale, and now’s a great time to save even more. It’s a two-door with design callouts that make setup a cinch.
For family campers, the Kingdom 6 tent ($352) has two “rooms” in its 83-square-foot layout. Even if you want to sleep in separate tents, the Kingdom’s high ceiling makes it a good option for use as a shared hangout. Even the brand-new Flash Air 1 and 2 ultralight tents are on sale.
A Co-op exclusive, Moutain Hardwear’s hip-length rain shell uses a lightweight, 2.5-layer waterproof-breathable membrane. The zippers and pockets are protected from the rain, and it has rainy-day features like adjustable cuffs, a drop hem, and a brimmed hood.
REI Co-op Magma 15 Sleeping Bag: $284-299 (25% Off)
A cool-weather sleeping bag for backpackers, the Magma is temperature-rated down to 16 degrees Fahrenheit thanks to 850-fill-power goose down. Its boxier mummy shape includes a built-out footbox and a contoured hood with drawstrings.
ENO DoubleNest Hammock: $70 (40% Off)
This is the double-wide of hammocks, holding up to 400 pounds., and yet packs down into a 4 x 5-inch sack. Made from fabric remnants of extra-sturdy nylon, these colorful hammocks come in unique variations.
REI Co-op Flexlite Camp Boss Chair: $60 (25% Off)
The Boss Flexlite is an updated version of the original, providing more surface area and holding more weight (up to 300 pounds). The interconnected legs pack down in the included case. And this chair is light enough (2 pounds 14 ounces) to consider for an overnight hiking trip.
These waterproof-breathable rain jackets weigh just 11.4 ounces and pack into their own pockets. The three-paneled hood is adjustable for tuned fit or can be tucked away. Check out clearance sizes for even more savings.
REI Co-op Trailbreak Trekking Poles: $45 (25% Off)
Bring some balance and knee relief to your hikes with these aluminum poles with EVA grips and oversized levers for quick adjustments. They range between 55 and 41 inches and weigh 1 pound 1 ounce.
REI Member Dividends, 20% Off Coupons, Schedule
Every March, a portion of your qualified purchases from REI come back in the form of dividends. If you’re a big shopper, that can hit three figures. But even if it’s just 10 bucks, now’s a nice time to take advantage of savings on new gear. If you didn’t receive them in the mail, you can check your dividend online.
Right now, plenty of REI Co-op gear is on sale. Above, we highlighted some standouts and provided an overview of the ongoing sale. Be sure to take advantage of the extra member deals built around the dividend season, detailed below.
- Remember, the Co-op sale runs through April 6. REI stores are currently closed, so online orders get free shipping.
- 20% off deal: REI members save 2o% on one full-price item and an extra 20% off one REI Outlet item through April 6. Use coupon code MEMPERK2020 at checkout.
- 10% perk: Get twice your dividend (an additional 10%) back when you spend $50 or more on REI Co-op brand items.
- March 27 to April 6: Member-exclusive sale with savings up to 40% off.
- Save up to 30% off of clothing from these brands (sale end dates vary):