FAB Rite Aid Shopping- 99% Savings

August 30, 2012 7 Comments

Regular Price: $66.25

FAB Price: $0.30

Transaction 1

Buy (2) Stayfree $3
Visine $4.39 ($5.49 – my 20% Wellness Discount)
Use (2) $2/1 Stayfree Product (SS 07/22/12)
And $1/1 Visine in-ad coupon
And $2/1 Visine Product or Soothing Wipes Product (RP 07/29/12 #2)
Pay $3.39 OOP
Get (2) $1 +up for Stayfree, $2 +up for Visine

Transaction 2

Buy (4) Herbal Essences 2/$6
(4) Dawn with Olay $0.99
Use (2)$3/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie Product (RP 08/05/12)
And (4) $0.75/1 Dawn Hand Renewal, Power Clean, Bleach Alternative or Oxi Item (P&G  08/26/12)
And (2) $1 +ups from Transaction 1
And $2 +up from Transaction 1
Pay $2.96 OOP
Get (2) $2 +ups for Herbal Essences

Transaction 3

Buy 1 Crest Pro-Health Rinse 1lt $4.99
And 1 Crest Pro-Health Rise 500ml $4.63 ($5.79 – my 20% Wellness Discount/sale price is $4.99)
Use $0.50/1 Crest Rinse (P&G 08/26/12)
And FREE Crest Rinse (500-ml.) wyb  Crest Rinse (946-ml.+) (P&G 07/29/12)
And (2) $2 +ups from Transaction 2
Pay $0.49 OOP
Get (2) $4 +ups for Crest

Transaction 4

Buy (2) Scope $4.23 ($5.29 – my 20% Wellness Discount/sale price is $4.29)
Use (2) $1.50/1 Scope Product (P&G 08/26/12)
And (1) $4 +up from Transaction 3
Pay $1.46 OOP
Get (2) $2 +ups for Scope

Total Coupon Savings: $24.13
Total OOP: $8.30
Still Have: $8 in +ups

Final Price: $0.30

 

FYI: It appears that the Herbal Essences bottles are shrinking (now 10 oz used to be 12oz) while the Aussie’s are 13oz so Aussie is the better value.

 

Also: this is the last week for rolling +ups in the same day due to Rite Aid’s new policy, I hope you enjoy it, I know I did!

What are you finding at Rite Aid this week?

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Comments

  1. Will Rite Aid have the Gift of SAvings program this DEcember 2011

  2. This week, the in-ad coupon was actually a manufacturer coupon … see the bar code = 0074300-027065 … and not the usual RA coupon.
    >>
    And $1/1 Visine in-ad coupon
    And $2/1 Visine Product or Soothing Wipes Product (RP 07/29/12 #2)
    >>

  3. stephanie says:

    Hey girls!!! Good news!!! I called Rite Aid Directly, (1800riteaid) and asked them to opt out of the new policy….they did it!!! Thought you would love to know :)BTW I’m a huge fan of your website!!!

  4. My Rite Aid [in seattle] has been requiring me to wait until the next day all along for my Up’s. I have learned to GO THE NEXT DAY or I will forget about them and they expire so fast!

    This week i made three trips and bought in order… based on what they had most of in stock (stock was low so I bought mouthwash and razors, then the next day I grabbed shampoo) on my final return trip I had 8 Up’s and nothing left to buy!

    My kids were elated to score toys off the clearance table because there wasnt anything else in the store that I could get a good deal on. It was like getting free toys!

    Welcome to the frustrating side of Rite Aid’s new Up’s policy: having Ups and nothing left to buy or having stuff to buy and having it goe OUT of stock by then time you return to use your Ups. Its a bummer….

    • Agreed it stinks. Especially for those of us who had little tiny kids and can’t possibly run to the store everyday. Or my mother-in-law who is mobility-impaired and can hardly manage one trip a week out of the house, let alone multiple. :(

    • It’s the same with me in Tacoma. I can ‘t use them until the next day.

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