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Rite Aid deals 5/1

Posted May 1, 2011

Here are my top ten Rite Aid deals of the week including good buys on Crest toothpaste, Revlon beauty tools, Gillette razor, Pampers and more! Video Values coupons can be found at the link in the coupon box above.

Crest toothpaste, Oral-B toothbrush, Scope Mouthwash
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $2.00, Limit 4
MQ: $1 Crest coupon from P&G coupon booklet (mailed months ago), $1/2 Crest from 5/1 PG insert, $1 Oral B from P&G coupon booklet (mailed months ago), $1.50 coupon for Oral-B Pulsar CrossAction, Advantage or 2 Indicator or Cavity Defense Manual Toothbrushes from 5/1 PG insert (if included)
Total with any of the $1 coupons = FREE!

Revlon Beauty Tools
Sale: 40% off
+UP: $4.00 +UP when you buy any 2, limit 4
SCR: $2 Single Check Rebate when you buy Revlon Crazy Shine nail butter
Total: FREE (or close to it) if you buy any beauty tool that’s around $3.50 or less!

Carefree To Go liners, 18-22 count
Sale: $1
MQ: .50/1 coupon from 3/27 RP
Total after coupon = .50

Dawn dish soap
Sale: .99
MQ: .25/1 Dawn Plus from 5/1 PG, .50/1 coupon from P&G coupon booklet mailed a few months ago
Total after .50 coupon = .49

Gillette Fusion ProGlide or Manual razor
Sale: $9.99
+UP: $5.00, limit 2
MQ: $4 coupon from 5/1 PG
Total after +UP and coupon = .99

Dove Deodorant for Men
Sale: $3.99
+UP: $3.00, limit 1
Total after +UP = .99

Right Guard Body Wash
Sale: $2.99
MQ: BOGO coupon from 5/1 RP for any Dry Idea or Right Guard product
Video Value coupon: $1 printable store Video Values coupon
Total after BOGO coupon and $1 VV store coupon = .99 each

Right Guard or Dry Idea deodorant
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $1.00 when you buy 2
MQ: BOGO coupon from 5/1 RP for any Dry Idea or Right Guard product
Total after BOGO coupon and $1/2 +UP = .99 each

Pampers or Easy Ups, jumbo pack
Sale: $9.99
+UP: $2.00, limit 4
MQ: $1.50/1 coupon from 5/1 PG
Total after +UP and coupon = $6.49

P&G Rebate Deal
Rebate: Get a free magazine subscription or a $12 rebate when you buy $25 worth of participating products including various Cover Girl cosmetics, Olay, Secret, Pantene, Clairol
MQ: There are coupons for most of the participating items in the 5/1 PG insert




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  • carelesswhisper May 2, 2011

    Got come really good deals at Rite aid. I purchased some crest pro health tp, an oral B pulsar toothbrush, and dove mens deodorant for $1.82 after my UP card and coupons.

  • Oxymoron02 May 2, 2011

    Tell me about it! I "Liked" Rite Aid on Facebook a week or two ago, and they posted something on FB that caught my attention last week. I printed it out and brought it in to the store. They had no signage and no clue. I waited a few days, checked another RA with the same print out, they still had no clue. Went back to the first RA, where the manager told me he couldn't force a +UP if it didn't work, and he really had no clue how to handle it except to let me return all the stuff. I told him what the other RA does when +UPs don't print, or are from a rain check and he said "Huh? I guess I could do that."

    The FB post was seriously lacking in detail on the deal, and the link in the post was to VV. No help. What I bought apparently wasn't quite qualifying, since I tracked $4.49 of a $15 deal, but I bought $15 worth of the right brand posted on FB, though apparently the wrong size? I dunno.

    As long as they fix it when it goes wrong, I usually don't care. Tracking would rock.

  • Nancy May 2, 2011

    Oxy - can't find any information on their site or anywhere else on that deal tracking :(

    Rite Aid is great with one exception, their store personnel rarely know what's going on with deals and are not informed. And even the website doesn't tell you anything about ANY deals they track.

    CVS, in that regard, always comes out ahead, employees know what the deals are and how they work.

    Someday, maybe RA will get it all figured out :) They keep adding new concepts and marketing ideas but rarely advance notice customers or employees.

  • Oxymoron02 May 1, 2011

    Last week's P&G deal was tracking on receipts. Anyone know if this weeks deal (the magazine) is tracking or would I have to buy everything all at once?

  • queene01 May 1, 2011

    Yep! Thanks for all the help! I'm going to go there tomorrow! I will post my savings... I can't wait!

  • Nancy May 1, 2011

    Queen - the ECB's from CVS don't require you spend any more than what they equal or you forfeit the balance of them, hope that makes sense?

  • Oxymoron02 May 1, 2011

    Ok, it's cutting me off at a less than sign. As in "I *less-than* 3 Rite Aid" (I heart Rite Aid, if you're having trouble picturing it)


  • Oxymoron02 May 1, 2011

    OK then ...

    I spent $23.01 ($20.88 +UPs, $2.13 cash) and got back $18 +UPs and have SCR to submit for $12.



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  • queene01 May 1, 2011

    with the cvs extra bucks-sorry