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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 10/30 – 11/5/11


    You’ll find a list of this week’s Walgreens 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 Walgreens. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any Register Rewards to start with.

    Transaction #1:
    2 Ricola Dual Action 19ct @ $2 each

    B1G1 Ricola Products 10/2 Smart Source

    Pay: $2 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    2 Colgate Maxfresh and/or Clean Toothpaste @ 2/$3.50
    1 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce @ $0.34 with in-ad coupon

    2 x $0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste 10/30 Smart Source
    in-ad coupon for Hunt’s
    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.84 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Colgate

    Transaction #3:
    1 Viva Paper Towels 6 rolls @ $5.99
    1 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce @ $0.34 with in-ad coupon

    $2/1 Viva paper towels Sept 2011 All You
    $1/1 Viva Paper Towels Walgreens IVC
    in-ad coupon for Hunt’s
    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.33 + tax

    In sum, you’ll spend $4.17 + tax for 2 bags of cough drops, 2 tubes of toothpaste, 2 cans of tomato sauce, and a 6-pack of paper towels. You’d pay at least that just for the paper towels at other stores.

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