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Sunday, February 28, 2010

The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 2/28 - 3/6/10

If you're new to playing The Drugstore Game, these transactions should help you get started. If you don't understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money's FAQ, and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens.

You'll find a list of this week's Walgreens deals here.

Transaction #1:
Speedstick or Lady Speedstick deodorant $1.99

Pay: $1.99 cents + tax
Receive: $1 RR

Transaction #2
1 Colgate Total Toothpaste $2.99
1 small filler (I found Valentine's candy bracelets on clearance for 8 cents)

- $1/1 Colgate Total Toothpaste from Jan. All You
- $1 RR

Pay: $1.07 + tax
Receive: $2 RR


Transaction #3:
6 boxes of Kleenex Tissue B1G1, prices start at $1.99 (they were $2.19 at my store)
1 small filler (I found Valentine's candy bracelets on clearance for 8 cents)

- 2 x 50 cents/3 Kleenex Facial Tissue from 2/28 SS (I found 50 cents/3 blinkies at Pavilions too)
- $2 RR

Pay: $3.05 + tax
Receive: $3 RR


Transaction #4:
Schick Intuition or Quattro $8.99
1 small filler (I found Valentine's candy bracelets on clearance for 8 cents)

- $4/1 Schick Quattro for Women or Intuition Razor or Refill from 2/28 SS
- $3 RR

Pay: $2.07
Receive: $3 RR


And, submit for FREE After MIR Schick Quattro Razor or Trimmer from 2/7 SS (up to $11.99 moneymaker after coupon, register reward and mail in rebate). Thanks to an anonymous reader for pointing out that the rebate is for a men's razor.

Note: You can work the free Reach product(s) into whichever deal you want.

Summary: Pay $8.18 out of pocket and have $3 RR for next week, plus all of the items above. If you get the full rebate, that's actually $3.81 profit with the RR!

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2 Comments:

  • At 3/1/10, 1:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Do you think the mail in rebate will work even if the razor isn't the same kind?

     
  • At 3/1/10, 7:24 PM, Blogger Chief Family Officer said…

    @Anon - Mmm, you're right. Thanks for pointing out that the rebate is for men's razors. I've crossed out the deal!

     

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