Walgreens Shopping Trip: 65-70% Savings

October 15, 2012 1 Comment | Disclosure

Transaction 1

Buy Nature Made Vitamin D 400IU $4.99
Buy Nature Made Vitamin D 400IU $2.49 (b1g1 50%)

Use (2) $1/1 Nature Made Product printable
Buy 3 Robitussin 4 oz $4.99 each ($14.97)
Use (3) $3/1 Robitussin Product, exp. 11/24/12 (RP 09/30/12)
Buy 4 Starbucks Frappuccino $3.99 ($15.96)
Use (2) $2/2 Starbucks Frappuccino or Doubleshot Espresso, exp. 10/20/12 (Pepsi Moments 09/30/12)
Pay $23.41 OOP
Receive 500 BRP from Starbucks
Receive 500 BRP from Starbucks
Receive 4000  BRP from Robitussin
Receive 2000 BRP from Nature Made

Transaction 2

Buy 2 Colgate Optic White Mouthwash 8 oz $2.99 each ($5.98)
Use (2) $1/1 Colgate Optic White Mouthwash, exp. 10/20/12 (SS 09/30/12)
Buy Colgate Optic White Toothpaste 4 oz $2.99
Use (1) $0.75/1 Colgate Toothpaste, exp. 10/20/12 (SS 09/30/12)
Use $3/3 Colgate Optic White Mouthwash, Toothpaste or 360 Toothbrush (Walgreens, Oct)
Buy Advil Congestion Relief 20 Tabs $7.99
Use $2/1 Advil Congestion Relief printable
Redeem 5,000 Balance Reward Points
Pay $5.23 OOP
Submit for $6.00 MIR.  (Idaho didn’t get them!  Find Advil Rebates on Ebay

Now, you can spend $6 on a 10 Count of Advil Congestion and use the coupon, and make $2… but if this is a product you will actually use (like me!), it’s a way better deal to buy the 20 count, use the $2 coupon, pay $6 OOP, receive the $6 rebate, and get 2x as many (for FREE!)!

Total Before Coupons: $82.89
Total After Coupons: $28.64 (65% Savings)
Still Have: 2000 Balance Reward Points
Final Cost: $26.64

Skip the Starbucks, and you’ll get

Total Before Coupons: $54.93
Total After Coupons: $16.68 (70% Savings)
Still Have: 1000 Balance Reward Points
Final Cost: $15.68

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  1. Becky
    I haven’t shopped since the balance rewards started, how do you “use” them? do they come off your card towards your next purchase?

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