Sunday, October 3, 2010

Rite Aid Deals 10/3/10-10/9/10

Remember to take advantage of the Rite-Aid Video Values. These give you great $5/$25 coupons and a $4/$20 coupon, plus other coupons you can combine with the manufacturers coupons and the in-ad coupons, single check rebates, and up-rewards to make for free or almost free items. You can check the current list of coupons (these are just ones your get in your mail or newspaper) here. Try and plan your trip to combine your items into totals of over $25, so you can use $5/$25 coupon for an even better deals. I am going to put the items in the ads into different scenarios, you are welcome to change them around to suit your needs. There are a lot more deals than the ones I list. To view the complete ad online click here.  You can do one or all of the following scenarios. Change them around as needed. Make sure you keep the total as close to $25 as you can. (the tax can be included as part of the $25 amount!)

I have decided to just list scenarios in transactions of about $25 (this will vary depending on the sales). You can use my suggestions, or you can browse the ad and substitute your own items to fit your needs.  To view the complete ad online click here. Use the above information to help you.

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Transaction 1:
  • Buy (3) Kellogg's Pop Tarts $2 each
      • Use $1/3 coupon from 8/29 SS or found HERE
  •  Buy (2) Kellogg's Fruit Loops $2 each
      • Use $1.50/2 coupon HERE
  • Buy (2) Snickers, 3 Musketeers, Milky Way or Twix Bar 2/$1
      • Use the BOGO Free coupon from the 9/26 RP
  • Buy (1) Nivea Lip Care 0.17-0.35 oz. $2.99
      • Use the $1/1 coupon from the 10/3 RP or the ALL YOU Magazines
  • Buy (1) Huggies Jumbo Pack Diapers, Pull-Ups or Goodnights $7.99
      • Use the $3/1 Huggies Pure & Natural Diapers coupon from the 9/26 SS
      • Use the $2/1 October Video Values coupon found HERE
  • Buy (2) Suave Body Wash 12 oz. 2/$4
      • Use the $2/2 October Video Values coupon found HERE
  • Total = $25.98 + tax
    • Use $5/$25 coupon  HERE or HERE or HERE
    • Use $11 in coupons as detailed above
    • Use +Up Rewards from last week here
  • Total OOP = $9.98 or lower if using +Up's
    • Get back $2 +Up from Kellogg's (when you buy 5)
    • Get back $1.99 +Up from Nivea
    • Get back $1 +Up from Suave (when you buy 2)
  • Final Cost = $4.99 + tax for everything or about $0.45 per item (even the diapers!!!)
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Transaction 2:
  • Buy (3) Travel Size TRESemme Shampoo and/or Conditioners $0.99 each
      • Use the $5 off 3 Rite Aid Video Values coupon found HERE
  • Buy (1) Crest Outlast + Scope Toothpaste 4 oz. $2.69
      • Use the $0.50/1 Crest coupon from the 9/26 PG
  • Buy (1) Bounce Dryer Bars 2-Pack $3.99
      • Use the $2.50/1 coupon you got in the mail from the vocalpoint mailer
  • Buy (1) Downy Fabric Softener $3.99
      • Use the $1/1 coupon from the 9/26 PG
  • Buy (3) Swedish Fish $2.50 Each
      • Use BOGO Free Coupon (available previously)
      • Use $2/3 coupon from 8/8 SS
  • Buy (4) Ace Cold Compress (found in travel section) $1.29
      • Use (4) $1.50/1 coupons found HERE (they will most likely adjust to only take off $1.29)
  • Total = $26.30 + tax
    • Use $5/$25 coupon  HERE or HERE or HERE
    • Use $18.66 in coupons/discounts as detailed above
    • Use $2 +Up Reward from Kellogg's (from transaction 1)
  • Total OOP = $0.66 + Tax
    • Get back $2.69 +Up from Crest
    • Get back $1 +Up from Bounce
    • Get back $1 +Up from Downy
    • Get back $1 +Up from Swedish Fish (when you buy 2)
  • Total cost = FREE + $3.00 money maker!
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Transaction 3:
  • Buy (4) Children's Halloween Costumes $4.99 each (these are great for Dress-Up too)
  • Buy (2) Halloween Socks 2/$5
  • Total = $24.96 + tax
    • Use $5/$25 coupon  HERE or HERE or HERE
    • Use $8.68 in +Up Rewards (from Transactions 1 & 2)
  • Total OOP = $11.28 + tax
    • Get back $5 +Up Reward (when you spend $20 on Halloween)
  • Total Cost = $14.96 (for 4 costumes and 2 pairs of socks!) or $2.49 each!

So overall with all 3 transactions you will end up paying $21.92 + tax Out Of Pocket. You will get $15.68 in +Up Rewards. Your total cost for everything will be $22.95 for 30 items, which makes each item only $0.77 per item!!! To figure this out, you take the total (before coupons), subtract out the coupons, then subtract out the +Up Rewards and/or SCR, and any Mail in Rebates, then you have your Final cost. This will be different that your out of pocket cost. You have to figure out the +Up Rewards you got from other purchases that you may have used to bring your out of pocket cost down. If there were no other +Up rewards used, then you have your Total cost, then subtract out the +Up and/or Single Check Rebates, and if there are any mail-in-rebates then you will get your Final Cost.

Let me know if you have any questions, and what great deals you find!

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