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Showing posts with label Walgreens. Show all posts

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Walgreens $5/$20 Coupon, Friday (6/13) ONLY

Smoking hot dealio!

Click here to print your own $5/$20 coupon good for Friday, June 13, 2008 only at Walgreens!

Revised 6/12, 11:15 pm:

As one kind commenter noted below, this coupon is printed with these words:

Minimum subtotal must equal $20 or more before sales tax; subtotal must
include all other applied coupons and discounts.

If you do use this, expect to pay a full $15 or more oop. If you have your gift card recharged and can get some good deals on the Free After Rebate items or Register Reward items, it might be worth the trip. As for me, I'll skip this one, Walgreens. ;)

(Thanks to Denise for posting this; it didn't hit my inbox!)

If you've cooked up a great deal with this coupon, drop a comment here and spread the word!

Share because you care!

Thursday, May 29, 2008

$10/$30 Walgreens Coupon: Friday 5/30 ONLY

Click here to print your $10/$30 purchase at Walgreens good only for Friday, May 30.

Remember, when shopping Walgreens:

1. Your number of items must be equal to or greater than your number of coupons;

2. Walgreens $/$ coupons are only accepted by the register if your total hits the purchase amount (tomorrow's is $30) before tax; and

3. One of my kind readers, Holly, last week commented with this info:

I had some trouble at Walgreens today. My order before coupons was just over $20. I gave the $5 off $20 first. But then when my Walgreens coupons from the ad brought the total down, the $5 was voided out by the register and added back in. The manager ended up letting pay $5 less in cash, but it does seem that your post-Walgreens-coupon total has to be over $20 for the register to allow the use of the coupon.

Be sure to do your math in advance of hitting the store if you intend to use any Walgreens Easy Saver coupons or Weekly Ad coupons.

Happy Savings!

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Walgreens $5/$20 *5/23 Only!* Scenario Ideas

It's almost here - another chance to rock Walgreens this month with the one day only (Friday, 5/23) $5/$20 purchase coupon; print yours here.

The legalese reads one offer per customer; as this is a coupon available via their website and not emailed individually or linked to a shopper's card, I think it's worth a shot to print more than one and use them for different transactions. I do intend to do so myself. I shop a very friendly Walgreens with cashiers who get a thrill out of seeing my deals. I know that's not always the case with Walgreens having read many disgruntled comments about Walgreens throughout the blogosphere.

Two key points to note before you go shopping tomorrow, no matter what you buy:

1. The Walgreens register system requires the total number of items to EQUAL to or GREATER than the total number of ALL coupons. This includes the $5/$20 coupon, Easy Saver coupons, Weekly Ad coupons, manufacturer coupons, and Register Rewards.

So, say I plan on buying three Crest Pro-Health Night toothpastes tomorrow and using the $5/20 coupon, the $3/2 Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste May Easy Saver Catalog Coupon*, and (2) $1.00/1 Any Crest Toothpaste coupons.

*Revised Friday, 5/23: the May Easy Saver Catalog $3/2 Crest Pro Health Toothpastes coupon is only good on the 4.1 oz size; this RR deal requires buying the 6 oz size. Sorry for the mistake!

I won't revise the remainder of this example as it still serves to illustrate the point of how your number of coupons cannot exceed your number of items. For the sake of the example, assume that you could use the May Easy Saver coupon, m'kay? :)

(The Crest Pro-Health Night Toothpastes are 3/$9 and generate $3.00 in RRs, a nice little deal to add onto to reach $20 for the $5/$20 coupon.)

Adding up our items and our coupons in the above example, we see this:

My total Crest Pro Health Toothpastes = 3

My total coupons used for the toothpastes, including the $5/$20 = 4

To have the register accept my coupons (forgetting for a moment that I still need to reach $20 to use the $5/$20 coupon), I'd need to add (1) more item to my order so that my total items will be (4) and equal to my total coupons (4).

This is one of the reasons why Walgreens can be very frustrating. My advice: plan your scenarios out and add up your items and your total coupons (remember to include any RRs you intend to use as the register system considers those coupons) to see if they're equal. If your coupons outnumber your items, plan for some inexpensive fillers (my fave, M&Ms) to make the totals equal.

2. To use the $5/$20 coupon, your items purchased must total $20 BEFORE tax. One very nice cashier at my local Walgreens informed me of this the last time one of these coupons was released.

Also, remember that the order in which the register receives your coupons is critical!

Give coupons in this order:

1. Walgreens $5/$20 coupon

2. May Easy Saver Catalog coupons

3. Walgreens Weekly Ad coupons

4. Manufacturer's coupons

5. Register Rewards

Then pay your balance with cash oop or with your rebate gift card.


Scenario idea:

Buy (2) Crest Pro-Health Night Toothpaste, $3.00 ea

*use $3.00/2, May Easy Saver Catalog*

* Revised Friday, May 23: as noted above in red, the May Easy Saver Catalog $3/2 coupon is good only on the 4.1 oz size; this RR deal requires buying the 6 oz size. Apologies to all!

*use (2) $1.00/1 Crest Toothpaste, PG 4/6

Buy (1) Glide Floss, $3.00 ea

* use $1.00/1, PG 5/4

Buy (2) One-A-Day Mulitvitamins, $6.99 ea

*use (2) $1.00/1, SS 3/16; printable $1/1 available here

Add (1) filler ($0.50 or less) to make total items = 6

Total before coupons: $23.48 + tax (assuming a $0.50 filler)

Total after $5/$20 and the (5) coupons (= 6 coupons): $13.48 + tax OOP

Earn $8.00 in Register Rewards ($3.00 RRs on 3 Crest/Glide; $5.00 RRs on 2 One-A-Day Multivitamins)

Then, use the $8.00 RRs and the $5.00/$20.00 to jumpstart your next deal!

Of course, you can break this scenario apart into the two different RR deals if that works better for you; I plan on only making (2) transactions so I'm trying to give myself the best possible deal for the second transaction.

I'd love to hear how you plan on maximizing this rare and wonderful $5/$20 Walgreens coupon!

Comment and share your plans!

Happy Savings!

*SIZZLING DEAL!* $5/$20 Walgreens Coupon 5/23 ONLY

Click here to print your $5/$20 coupon for Walgreens, good on Friday, May 23 ONLY.

These coupons are a rare offering from Walgreens; make plans to use yours tomorrow!

I'll revise this with deal scenarios later today; I just wanted to give everyone a heads up!

Happy Savings!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Walgreens Register Rewards Scenarios 5/4-5/10: Part 1

The deals at Walgreens this week are stellar; it's rare to have such a high dollar Register Reward week at Walgreens with other RR deals available for rolling over RRs within the same week.

I've already been to Walgreens twice and will likely have at least (2) more transactions this week.

**For a full listing of RRs available this week at Walgreens, click here.**

My purchases so far:

(9) Crest Pro-Health Night Pro-Health Toothpastes, 4.2 oz, $2.50 ea

*used $3.00/2 coupon in May Easy Saver Catalog (saved $13.50 total)

*used (1) $0.50/1 Crest, PG 4/6

*used (1) $1.00/1 Crest Pro-Health, PG 5/4

Final Total w/tax: $8.96

Easy Saver Gift Card Balance applied: $5.40

Cash OOP: $3.56

Register Rewards Earned: $20.00

(Many thanks to Lisa at Cents to Save for sharing this scenario here.)

As I already have more toothpaste than we'll use in a year thanks to CVS, I took the entire bag of Crest to the Food Pantry Basket in our church/school lobby.

But I still had those $20 in RRs to use; why waste them now when I can roll them over, right?

My second transaction:

(1) Venus Embrace, $9.99

*used $4.00/1, PG 5/4

(3) 12 pks Pepsi, 3/$10.00

(1) Zantac 8 pk, $3.99

*used $1.00/1 printable here

(2) Orbit Gum 3 pks, $2.59 ea

*used Weekly Ad Coupon, 2/$3.00

*used (2) $1.00/1 coupons (these are from one of the February inserts; sorry I don't have exact date or insert)

(1) bag Skittles, $0.69

RR used: $20.00 from first transaction

Final Total w/tax paid OOP cash: $2.24

New RR earned: $11.00 total - $6.00 on Venus; $3.00 on Zantac; and $2.00 on (3) Pepsi 12 pks.

The Pepsi will be stockpiled for end-of-month family get-togethers at my house; Zantac will likely go to someone in my family; Venus Embrace will be added to my stockpile box in the linen closet until needed in the future by me or a family member.


I'll be rolling those $11.00 in RR into a new PG transaction to earn another $20.00 RR, mostly focusing on stockpiling some cleaning products.

One important note: you can't use the PG RRs on another PG RR deal; you must alternate the deals in order to rollover the RRs, a key difference between CVS and Walgreens.

And then I'll use the new $20.00 RR to buy some of the Free After Rebate items from the May Easy Saver Catalog along with some of the other items on sale this week that we need for our pantry.

I'll post again as I work this deal to keep you updated!

And I'll post a How-To about Walgreens soon, too; it's a more complex explanation than my CVS: How to Save. But since a week like this at Walgreens can generate even better deals than CVS, it makes it worthwhile to master the process.

***Revised, Tuesday, 5/6/08, 8:55 pm***

The deals at Walgreens are just soooo good this week; after posting this, I sat down with my calculator and coupons and came up with my next three scenarios.

So, of course, I have to share them with you, kind readers, in hopes that doing so might help one of you!

Here goes:

Scenario #3: (my second PG RR deal for $20 RRs)

(2) Crest Pro-Health Night, $2.50 ea

use $3.00/2 May Easy Saver coupon

use $1.00/1, PG 4/6

(1) Oral-B Floss, $2.50

use $1.00/1 coupon from a dental education packet giveaway at my daughter's school

(2) Cascade Action Packs, $2.50 ea

use (2) $0.50/1, PG 4/6

(2) Cascade - any of the available versions on sale

use (2) $0.25/ANY 1 Cascade, PG 4/6

(2) Old Spice Body Wash, $3.33 ea

use $2.00/2, PG 4/6

Total Before Coupons: $24.16

Total After Coupons: $15.66

Use RRs from Transaction #2: $11.00

Cash OOP: $4.66

New RRs Earned: $20.00 (oh P&G, we love thee!)

Scenario #4:

Skintimate Shave Gel, $1.99

must use Weekly Ad Coupon for $1.99 price

use $0.55/1, SS 4/6

Quaker Oats Granola Bars, 2/$4.00

use $1.00/2, SS 5/4

Smuckers and Jif, 3/$5.00

---1 Jif, 2 Smuckers---

use (2) $0.25/1, 5/4

Zantac 8pk Cool Mint, $3.99

use $1.00/1 printable here

(1) Fusion Phenom Razor, $9.99

use $2.00/1, PG 4/6

Total Before Coupons: $24.97

Total After Coupons: $19.92

~~~I'll likely add a treat/candy filler here for about $0.50; I hate to waste even $0.08!~~~

Use $20.00 RRs from Transaction #3

Cash OOP: ZERO or, with treat, $0.42

New RRs earned: $9.00 ($3.00 on Zantac; $6.00 on Fusion Phenom)

Scenario #5

I'll use the $3.00/6 participating PG items (these do not generate RRs) coupon on the back page of the Weekly Ad for this one:

(3) Folgers, $2.49 ea

use (3) $0.25/1, PG 4/6 and 5/4

(2) Dawn, $1.29 ea

use (2) $0.25/1, PG 4/6

(1) Charmin, $3.49

use $0.25/1, PG 5/4

(1) Domino Sugar, 5 lbs, $1.99

must use Weekly Ad Coupon for this price

Total Before Coupons: $15.53

Total After Coupons: $11.03

Use $9.00 RRs from Transaction #4

Cash OOP: $2.03

No new RRs earned on #5, but that's ok! I'll have stockpiled some very useful things with enough left over to share with family and local charities.

I hope this week at Walgreens inspires you to grab your calculator and coupons and get thinking, too!

Happy Savings!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Walgreens $5/$20 Coupon - APRIL 11 ONLY!

I found this TREASURE in my inbox just a minute ago; without even checking my Bloglines Reader yet, I can assure you that the blogosphere is buzzing about this coupon.

For a direct link to Walgreens site to print this coupon, click here.

It's not very often that Walgreens releases a coupon like this - I think the last one was at the end of January 2008. It's deal-worthy! Grab your pencil, your calculator, your coupons, and start thinking!

The legal fine print reads: "Limit one coupon per customer per offer." If offer was instead transaction, I'd say you'd be safe in doing multiple transactions with multiple copies of this coupon. But offer could mean one coupon is offered to each customer; the legalese is a bit vague.

I'd love to know your plans - do you intend to use this coupon only once or do you intend to use multiple copies for multiple transactions?


As always, I advise you to use this coupon stacked with manufacturer's and Walgreens coupons to maximize your buying power and also to earn Easy Saver Rebates and/or Register Rewards for future purchases at Walgreens.

Items you may want to work into your deal(s?) with this coupon:

Free After Rebate April 2008 Easy Saver Rebate Book (click here to see the full book):

Buy (1) Aquafresh Extreme Clean Polishing Action 5.6 oz or Advanced 2x Whitening Toothpaste 6 oz

$3.99 FAR


Buy (1) Colgate 360 Clean or Deep Clean Manual Toothbrush

$3.99 FAR

Limit 1

Buy (1) SoyJoy Bar, 1.06 oz

$1.39 FAR

Limit 1

Buy (1) Just for Men Touch of Gray Hair Color

$8.29 FAR

Limit 1

Buy (1) Jane Be Pure Mineral Blush .06 oz or .1 oz or Kabuki Brush

$4.29 FAR

Limit 1

Buy (1) Wal-Zry 24 Hour Allergy Relief, 10 mg., 5 Tablets

$3.99 FAR

Limit 1

Buy (1) Wal-itin 10 mg. Tablets, 30 pk

$6.99 FAR

Limit 1


Register Rewards (RR) Available this week:

Buy (4) 12 pk Coca-Cola products for $12.00, earn $2.00 RR

Buy Crest Whitestrips 56 pk for $20.00, earn $10.00 RR

Buy 2 of these participating products, earn $2.00 RR; buy 3, earn $5.00 RR; buy 4, earn $10.00 RR:

* Neutrogena Healthy Defense, Healthy Skin, or Anti-Oxidant Skin Care and Cosmetics (sale priced at 20% off, $4.79-$16.39)

*Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips, 56 pk, $22.00

*Rembrandt Toothpaste, 2.6 oz or 3 oz, $6.00

*Aveeno Skin and Bath Care (sale priced 20% off, $2.39 - $15.99)

Buy 3 of the participating items for $9.00 total (3/$9.00) earn $3.00 RR

* Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, Regular or Night, 6 oz

* Crest Pro-Health Mouthwash, 500 mL

* Glide Dental Floss, 38.3-55 yds

Buy 1 Gillette Mach 3 or Venus Disposable Razors for $6.00, earn $3.00 RR

Buy 1 Bayer Aspirin Heart Advantage, 30 ct Duo-Caps for $5.00, earn $2.00 RR


There are also several BOGO (buy one, get one free) items at Walgreens this week. To see the full weekly ad, click here and enter your zip code to see the weekly ad for the store near you.

For even more deal ideas, visit Money Saving Mom's weekly Walgreens deal list here.

Happy Savings!