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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 3/21 – 3/27/10

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    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 CVS.

    You’ll find a list of this week’s CVS deals here. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any ECBs to start with. If you don’t have kids in diapers, just skip the last two transactions.

    Transaction #1:
    1 Crest Pro Health toothpaste $3.99

    – $1.50/1 Crest Pro Toothpaste from 3/21 RP

    Pay: $2.49 + tax
    Receive: $2 ECBs

    Transaction #2:
    1 Colgate Total Advanced, Enamel, or Sensitive $3.99

    – $1/1 Colgate Sensitive from April All You, $1/1 Colgate Total from from April All You, or $1/1 Colgate Total Enamel Strength, Total Advanced Whitening, Total Advanced Clean, or Advanced Fresh Toothpaste from 3/7 SS
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: $3.99 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    Pampers Cruisers (Jumbo) $8.97

    – $2/1 Pampers Cruisers from 2/21 P&G (or $1.50/1 Diapers, $1.50/1 Easy Ups or $1.50/1 Extra Protection from 2/7 P&G)
    – $3.99 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.98 + tax
    Receive: $3 ECB

    Transaction #4:
    Pampers Cruisers (Jumbo) $8.97

    – $2/1 Pampers Cruisers from 2/21 P&G (or $1.50/1 Diapers, $1.50/1 Easy Ups or $1.50/1 Extra Protection from 2/7 P&G)
    – $3 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $3.97 + tax
    Receive: $3 ECB