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  • Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 1/8 – 1/14/2012

    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 ThermaCare Heat Wrap @ $3

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

    Transaction #2:
    2 Halls Cough Drops (20 to 25 ct.) or Defense (30 ct.) @ 2/$3
    1 Visine Lubricant Eye Drops (0.5 oz.) @ $5.49 {approximate price}

    $1/2 Halls Cough Drops printable or printable
    $2/1 Visine-A Product printable
    $2/1 Visine Products (in-ad coupon)
    $3 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.49 + tax
    Receive: $1 +UP for Halls

    Transaction #3:
    1 Bengay Pain Relief @ $5.99 {approximate price}

    $2/1 Bengay Product from 1/8 Smart Source or printable or printable
    $2/1 Bengay Product (in-ad coupon)
    $1 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.99 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $4.48 + tax for 1 Thermacare, 2 bags of cough drops, eye drops, and Bengay. At most other stores, you’d pay that for any one of these items.

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