March 10, 2015

Patrick's Walgreens Trip - 3/10/15 JUST $1.86 FINAL COST!



Here's my Walgreens shopping trip this evening, where I was able to take advantage of the last day for the Points Booster coupon in this week's circular.  Points Booster awards you 5,000 Balance Rewards Points ($5.00 value) when you spend $30 (before Walgreens coupons, but before manufacturer's coupons).  To get the lowest possible cost, keep your transaction as close to the $30 threshold (my trip below was $30.22 before coupons) and look for items that will be very low cost after coupons, rewards and rebates.  I originally was looking to buy the Irish Spring Gear, but my store was out, so I had to think on my feet and I went with the Zantac.  I also got a great deal on the clearance gum, which I needed as fillers to roll my two $5.00 Register Rewards.


BREAKDOWN:

Bought (2) L’Oréal Advanced Color Vibrancy Shampoo, 12.6 oz.  $3.99
Bought (1) L’Oréal Advanced Triple Resist Shampoo, 12.6 oz.  $3.99
Bought (1) L’Oréal Advanced Triple Resist Conditioner, 12.6 oz.  $3.99
Bought (1) Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap, 10 oz.  $3.49
Bought (1) Zantac 75, 30 Ct.  $9.99
Bought (2) Orbit White Gum, 18 ct.  $0.39 (Clearance Price!)

Used (1) Points Booster In-Ad Coupon
Used (2) $4/2 L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Shampoo or Conditioner Printable NLA
Used (1) $4/1 Zantac 75 Printable
Used (1) $1/1 Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap Printable  NLA

REDEEMED: $10.00 Register Rewards

OOP: $9.35

RECEIVED:

5,000 Balance Rewards Points (Points Booster)
2,000 Balance Rewards Points (L'Oreal)
$3.00 Register Rewards (L'Oreal catalina)
$1.50 Register Rewards (Softsoap)
$5.99 Mail In Rebate (Zantac)

FINAL PRICE: $1.86 (10.00 + 9.35 - 5.00 - 2.00 - 3.00 - 1.50 - 5.99)



Patrick is a sales executive, husband, and father of four children; a son that graduated college, a son in college, a daughter in grade school, and a 5-year old son.   He is an accomplished couponer and knowledgeable in the loyalty rewards programs at the major drugstore retailers; CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens.  Follow Patrick's Weekly Deals and Shopping Trips and visit our Insiders Chat Group to ask questions and master the drugstores for yourself!



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Patrick Amrine

Patrick is a married sales executive and father of four children; a college graduate, one in college, one in grade school and a 5-year old. Besides being c0-owner of A Single Coupon, he also has extensive knowledge on shopping the drugstore chains; CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens.

Bindi Shah

Bindi was born and raised in London England, and moved to the U.S. just over ten years ago, after marrying her American husband in Scotland! She has a 7 year old daughter and a 4 year old son! Beside's being c0-owner of A Single Coupon, couponing and deal seeking are two of her favorite pastimes and she's an expert in the art of saving money at Meijer, Target and Dollar Tree!