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  • Rite Aid Starter Transactions: 5/22 – 5/28/11

    You’ll find a list of this week’s Rite Aid deals here.

    If you’re new to The Drugstore Game, these new starter transactions will help you get your feet wet and show you how The Drugstore Game can save you money on things you already buy. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ (which has a handy explanation of acronyms), and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Rite Aid.

    Be sure to sign up for a Wellness+ card – you’ll need it for the following deals (get it in store instead of online so they give you the card right away). You’ll also need to register for Rite Aid Video Values to get some of the coupons listed below.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 Dove or Degree Invisible Solid Deodorant (2.6 oz.) @ $2.50
    1 Suave Body Wash (12 oz.) @ $2.50
    1 Suave Lotion (18 oz.) @ $2.50
    1 Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion (10 oz.) @ $2.50

    USE:
    $0.75/1 Degree Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant, exp. 6-19 (RP 05/22/11)
    B1G1 Suave Body Wash or Lotion, exp. 6-19-11 (RP 05/22/11)
    $1/1 Vaseline Product, exp. 6-19-11 (RP 05/22/11)
    $1/1 Rite Aid non-prescription purchase Wellness+ Video Values printable
    $1/1 Rite Aid non-prescription purchase Pharmacy Services Video Values printable

    Pay: $3.75 + tax
    Receive: $3 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Cottonelle Bathroom Tissue (Double 12 pk.) @ $6.99
    1 Carefree Pantiliners (18-22 ct.) @ $1

    USE:
    $0.50/1 Cottonelle Toilet Paper printable
    $1/1 Carefree Product, exp. 6-30-11 (SS 05/08/11)
    $3 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $3.59 + tax
    Receive: $1 +UP reward

    At this point, you’ve paid $7.34 + tax for deodorant, body wash, 2 bottles of lotion, 12 double rolls of toilet paper, and pantiliners. Most weeks, you would pay that just for the toilet paper at Target (on sale, no less). Plus you have a $1 +UP reward to roll next week, or to buy something that’s on sale this week, like a bottle of Powerade or Q-tips.

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