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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 3/28 – 4/3/10

    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.

    It’s a great week at Walgreens, with lots of free-after-Register Rewards items. In fact, I’m planning multiple transactions at multiple stores on multiple days. Here’s one way to get started:

    Transaction #1:
    1 Dove Shampoo, Conditioner or styler – $4

    - $2/1 Dove Hair Products printable (or $1.50/1 from 3/28 RP, may be regional)

    Pay: $2 + tax
    Receive: $4 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Dentek Floss – $2
    1 Walgreens One Daily Multivitamin 100ct $3

    - $1/1 Dentek Floss Picks from May 2009 All You or $1/1 DenTek Floss Pick or Floss from 1/17 SS (exp 3/31)
    - $4 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Dentek & $3 RR for Walgreens Vitamins

    Transaction #3:
    1 Dulcolax 8.3oz – $10
    2 fillers, e.g., Easter Tumbler – 13 cents each w/ in-ad coupon

    - $4/1 Dulcolax Product printable (or $3/1 Dulcolax from 12/13 SS)
    - $2 RR
    - $3 RR

    Pay: $1.26 + tax
    Receive: $10 RR

    Transaction #4:
    1 Simply Saline 4.25oz – $7
    1 Dove Shampoo, Conditioner or styler – $4
    2 Band Aids – $2.99 each
    1 First Aid kit – free when you buy 2 participating products (like the Band Aids)
    1 filler, e.g., Easter Tumbler – 13 cents each w/ in-ad coupon

    - $1/1 Simply Saline from 11/15 SS or 1/24 SS
    - $2/1 Dove Hair Products printable (or $1.50/1 from 3/28 RP, may be regional)
    - 2 x $1/1 Band Aid from 1/3 RP (exp 3/31) (or 50 cents/1 from 3/14 RP)
    - $1/1 First Aid from 1/3 RP (exp 3/31; may not be accepted if kit rings up free)
    - $10 RR

    Pay: $1.11 + tax
    Receive: $7 RR for Simply Saline & $4 RR for Dove

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