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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Amazing Rite Aid trip!


The planets aligned with this Rite Aid trip, y'all. I received the maximum value of $8.99 for all my BOGO coupons. I found two more Mentos single pack coupons that I didn't even know I had. And I even found some relatively cheap Veet to turn into a moneymaker. Oh and I remembered to cash in a raincheck! WOW!

Here's how it went down:

Bought 1 Olay Quench body wash $8.99, regular price
Bought 1 Olay Tone Enriching Ribbons body wash $7.49, regular price ($3.74)
Bought 2 Olay Embrace body wash $6.99 each, regular price (1 @ $3.49)
Bought 4 Olay Age Defying cleansers $6.29 each, regular price (2 @ $3.14)
Bought 2 Olay Bath Quench bar soap 2 packs $3.99, regular price (1 @ $1.99)
Bought 2 Always pantiliner 20 count $1.49 each, regular price (1 @ $0.74)
BOGO 50%
Spend $50.00, Receive $10.00 +Up Reward, Limit 1
Spend $50.00, Submit for $15.00 Rebate (Facebook.com)

Used 4 Buy Olay cleanser get Olay body wash free coupons from PG 3/4 (it pays to be nice to your cashiers - received full value of $8.99 for all four coupons!)
And used 2 $3.00/2 Olay facial cleansers from RP 2/12
And used 2 $2.00/1 Olay bar soap coupons from PG 3/4
And used 1 $1.00/1 Always pantiliners coupon from recent PG freebie mailer
Paid $3.32, Received $10.00 +Up Reward and will submit for $15.00 PG rebate
Final Price: $21.68 MONEYMAKER

Bought 2 Veet products $4.79 each, regularly $5.99 each
With 20% Gold Discount
Buy 1, Receive $1.00 +Up Reward, Limit 4
Used 2 $2.00/1 in-ad coupons
And used 2 $2.00/1 Internet printable coupons (Veet.com)
Paid $1.58, Received 2 $1.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $0.42 MONEYMAKER

Bought 2 Colgate Total Advanced toothpastes $0.00, regularly $4.49 each
Free with raincheck
Used 2 $1.00/1 manufacturer coupons from SS 3/11
Final Price: $2.00 MONEYMAKER (applied to rest of transaction)

Bought 2 Mentos packs of gum $0.99 each, regularly $1.49 each
Used 2 $1.00/1 manufacturer coupons from SS 2/5
Final Price: 2 Free

$90.52  Shelf Price
- 28.68  Discounts
- 58.96  Coupons
=  2.88  Out of pocket cost
- 12.00  +Up Rewards Received
- 15.00  Rebate to submit for
=24.12  MONEYMAKER

What I actually paid: $2.88 - $2.50 in previous +Up Rewards + $3.58 sales tax = $3.96 paid out of pocket. Received $12 in new +Up Rewards and will submit for $15 rebate.

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