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  • Rite Aid Starter Transactions: 7/17 – 7/23/11

    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 may also need to register for Rite Aid Video Values to get some of the coupons listed below.

    Transaction #1:
    1 OralB Cross Action Manual Toothbrush @ $2.99
    1 Zantac (24-30 ct.) @ $7.99
    1 Samy Fat Foam Hair Color @ $8.99
    1 Carefree Pantiliners (18-22 ct.) @ $1
    1 Excedrin (20-24 ct.) @ $1.99

    $2/1 Oral-B Pulsar, CrossAction, Advantage, or (2) Indicator or Cavity Defense Manual Toothbrushes 7/3 P&G
    $5/1 Zantac Product printable
    $2/1 Zantac Product June Video Values printable
    $3/1 Samy Product printable
    $5/1 Samy Fat Foam Hair Color June Video Values printable
    $0.50/1 Carefree Product 6/26 SS or printable
    $0.50/1 Carefree Acti-Fresh Pantiliners RA printable
    $1/1 Excedrin PM printable OR $1/1 Excedrin Migraine Product printable
    $1/1 Excedrin Product June Video Values printable

    Pay: $2.97 + tax
    Receive: $1.50 +UP for OralB, $2 +UP for Zantac & $5 +UP for Samy

    Transaction #2:
    1 Bounty Paper Towels 8 Pack @ $6.97
    2 Kleenex @ $1 each

    $0.25/1 Bounty Towels or Napkins 7/3 or 6/5 P&G
    $1.50 + $2 + $5 +UP from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.22 + tax
    Receive: $0.50 Upromise credit for Bounty

    In sum, you’ll pay just over $3 + tax for a ton of stuff, including a toothbrush, pain reliever, paper towels and Kleenex. You’d pay more than that just for the paper towels anywhere other than a drugstore!