The Best of Walgreens 10/18-10/24

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It’s a great week at Walgreens. The Zantac and Theraflu/Triaminic moneymaker deals sure get you in the mood to hit the store.

Don’t understand any of the lingo I used? Please check my FAQ page for help.

Coupon Deals

Quilted Northern toilet paper 9 rolls $3.99
Use $1/1 printable coupon or from 10/11 RP insert
Pay $2.99 after coupon

Sure Deodorant 2/$3 after in ad coupon
Use $1/1 or $1.50/1 coupons from 10/18 SS insert
As low as free after coupon. Thanks Kristina!

Starbucks Frappucino $1.29 after in-ad coupon

Use $1/1 printable coupon (IE Link) or (FF Link)
Pay $0.29 each after coupons

Rice Krispie treats $1.75
Use $1/2 printable coupon
Pay $1.25 each after coupon

Ester C 500 mg 90ct on sale BOGO or 2/$10.99
Use two $5/1 coupon from 10/4 RP inserts
Pay $0.99 for two after coupons

Ricola 2/$3 after in-ad coupon
Use BOGO coupon from 10/11 SS insert
Use $0.50/1 coupon from Walgreens Healthy Savings coupon booklet
Pay $0.50 for two after coupons

Tylenol Cold 20-24 ct or 8oz liquid
Use $2/1 printable coupon
Pay $2.99 each after coupon

Lindsay Olives $0.99 each after in ad coupon
Use $1/2 printable coupon
Pay $0.99 for two after coupons

Register Rewards Deals

Zantac 24 or 30 ct $8.99, Earn a $8.99 RR wyb one
Use $5/1 printable coupon
FREE plus $5 in overage after coupon and register rewards

Pert Plus hair products 13.5oz 2/$5, Earn a $2 RR wyb two
Use two $1/1 coupon from 9/13 SS or 10/18SS inserts or $1/1 printable coupon (IE Link) (FF Link)
Pay $1 for two after coupons and register rewards

Glade Jar Candles 2/$5, Earn a $2 RR when you buy two
Use $1/1 from 10/4 SS insert or $2/2 printable coupon
Pay $2 for two after coupon and register rewards
Submit for SC Johnson Rebate

Oral B Crossaction Toothbrush 2/$6, Earn a $3 RR wyb two
Use two $1/1 coupon from 10/11 or 9/27 P& G insert
Pay $1 for two after coupons and register rewards

Zyrtec 30 ct $18.99, Earn a $7 RR wyb one
Use $4/1 coupon from 9/13 or 10/11 RP inserts
Pay $7.99 each aftre coupon and register rewards

Theraflu and Triaminic $4.99 each, Earn a $8 RR wyb three
Use $1.50/1 Triaminic printable coupon or from 10/18 inserts
Use $2/1 Theraflu printable coupon (IE Link) (FF Link) or from 10/18 inserts
Use $2/1 coupon from Walgreens Healthy Savings coupon booklet

Deal Idea
$14.97 wyb three Theraflus
-$6 when you use three printable or insert coupons
-$6 when you use coupon in Healthy Savings Coupon Booklet
Pay $2.97 plus tax out of pocket and get a $8 register reward back!

Monthly Register Rewards

Trident Gum Xtra Care or Layers 2/$2, Eran a $1 RR when you buy two
Use $0.75/1 printable coupon
FREE plus up to $0.50 in overage after coupons

Chapstick Fresh Effects $2.99, Receive $2.99 RR

Robitussin DM To Go 2pk; $2.49, Receive $2.49 wyb one

Gillette Fusion MVP Manual or Power Razor System $8.99, Earn a $6 RR wyb one (ends on 10/24)
Use $4/1 coupon from 9/27 P&G insert
FREE plus $1.01 in overage after coupon and register reward

Halls Refresh Sugar Free (20ct; $1), Receive $1 RR
Use $0.75/1 coupon from 9/27 insert or $0.50/1 from October all You Magazine
FREE plus up to $0.75 in overage after coupon and register reward

Vaseline Sheer Infusion Lotion (6.8oz; $6.99), Receive $6.99 RR wyb one
Use $1.50/1 coupon from 8/2 RP insert or $1.50/1 printable coupon (IE Link) (FF Link)
FREE plus $1.50 in overage after coupon and register reward

Emergen-C Booster ($3.49), Receive $3.49 RR wyb one

Happy Savings!

  • julian

    Yesterday I saw $.50 off manufacturer coupon right on the shelf in store where they put the Halls. It is specifically for one bag of Halls Refresh! I grabbed one and that saved me extra $.50 right away :)

  • Rachel

    wait, wouldnt the zantak be $5.00 in overage with the coupon? maybe im missing something.

    • http://www.commonsensewithmoney.com Mercedes

      I fixed the typo. Thanks!

      Mercedes

  • Laura

    Those are some expensive olives…. ;-)

    • http://www.commonsensewithmoney.com Mercedes

      lol! Thanks Laura!

  • Kristina L.

    I saw in my Walgreens ad that Sure Deodorant is on sale with ad @ 2/$3.00 and there is a 1.50 off mens deodorant and a 1.00 off all the others in the 10/18 SS makes it FREE. In the ad the mens deodorant is pictured too.

  • Kristina L.

    Also there is a 1.00 off Tylenol 8oz in the Healthy Savings booklet.

  • Divya

    Hi,

    I am a newbie to the couponing.And I have a dumb doubt.

    If I buy Zantac after IP pay 3.99 and earn 8.99

    Can I buy Sheer Infusion for $5.99 after IP and still earn $6.99?

    Will it print RR if I used RR to buy it?

    and will I have $3 RR from Zantac ($8.99-$5.99) left with me along with the Sheer infusion’s $6.99 RR?

    So $3.99 OOP and $9.99 in RR after the above two transactions?possible?pls advice

  • http://www.cheapolife.com Drew

    The Snickers “Fun Size” (11.18 ounce) candy bars will be 2 for $4. I know this because I was in yesterday and they were marked with a Walgreens “as advertised” tag. But someone jumped the gun because the tag gave 10/18-10/24 as the sale dates.

    Heads up! :-)

  • Kristina L.

    Divya when you use a RR you have to use it all at one time. So if you spend 5.99 on the Sheer Infusion you will have to buy something that is 3.00 to use the 8.99 RR. And yes you will get another RR for the lotion. You can use RRs to buy any item just not on the item that you got the RR from.

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  • http://www.thecouponhigh.blogspot.com The Coupon “High”

    There is also another medicine freebie with Benefiber and Gas-X. Check it out at http://thecouponhigh.blogspot.com/2009/10/walgreens-deals-starting-1018.html as well as some other deals.

  • Angie

    On the tylenol deal,there is a $1 q in the walgreens healthy saving booklet,so with the IP q,shouldn’t it be free?

  • Divya

    Thanks a bunch for your detailed answer! I have a similar doubt – is it the same with cvs? can you use a part of your ECB to pay for an item? Will they give you the balance ECB back to you?

  • Kristina L.

    Divya they are the same you will not get change for your ECB but you can use them on anything even the same thing that you got them from.

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  • http://www.supersavingsense.com Sara

    I went to sign up for the Zantac coupon and it says the coupon is no longer available :-(

  • http://www.jenlholt.blogspot.com jen

    me too sara, bummer about the zantac!

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  • http://www.jenlholt.blogspot.com jen

    I know Mercedes, we should have listened! haha, i did print theraflu when you told me too! Thanks for all your help

  • Kristina L.

    Hey if anyone checks out the Benefiber deal it won’t work. You have to buy the orange kind and it’s not part of the sale so the 5.00 off won’t work.

  • Lisa

    I am an experienced Walgreens shopper now (started back in March) but lately, the register has not been taking all of my RR’s. The cashiers cannot even manually enter the RR. Here is what is happening. I carefully count out my items and make sure that I have the same number of items as I have coupons and RR’s. That used to work for me. Now it seems like I have to have one more item than coupons/RR. IS ANYONE ELSE HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM? Also, do you think it has something to do with in-ad coupons being applied to more than one item thus counting for more than one coupon (JUST GUESSING HERE)?

    Thanks in advanced for the input!

  • Wende

    Lisa,

    I was having a similar problem, but someone told me to use the WAGS coupons LAST after all others and they will not “count against you” I did 6 small transactions today at Walgreens like that and everyone one of the WAGS from the Walgreens paper was fine and did not count against my numbers of items/per coupons BUT I had to hand them VERY last.

  • Lisa

    Wende,
    Dumb question here but… do you hand them the in-ad coupons after your RR’s???

  • Divya

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I MADE 8 TRANSACTIONS AND BOUGHT STUFF WORTH $57.87 FOR $7.12 AND GOT BACK $11.00 AS RR

    THIS IS SWEET!!

    HOWEVER THE VASELINE DIDNT WORK FOR ME AS THEY TOLD ALL THE STORES IN PHOENIX DO NOT PRINT OUT AN RR AND THEY SHOWED ME A REBATE PRINTOUT WHICH I HAD TO MAIL TO GET MY RR BY MAIL. I DID NOT WANT TO GO THROUGH THAT AS I WANTED TO CARRY MY RR BACK HOME!!

    BUT I AM HAPPY BY MY FIRST TRANSACTION WITH WALGREENS GOING SUCCESSFUL!

    THANKS

  • http://www.savingabundle.com Natasha

    I posted on my site that there was free Benefiber and Gas-X. I was wrong and I apologize for any confusion I caused.

    Benefiber 58 dose is on sale for $10 but is not part of the RR deal. Use the $2.00 Benefiber printable and the $5.00 Benefiber coupon in October Booklet to get the 58 dose for $3.00 each this week.

    Here is a great deal that’ll get you 2 Mylanta, 1 Tums, and 4 Gas-X for $5.00.

    Buy 2 Mylanta $8
    Buy 1 Tums $4
    Buy 4 Gas-X $20

    Use $4/2 Mylanta coupon found in 10/4 SS insert
    Use $1.00 any Tums printable
    Use $2.00 Gas-X coupon in October Booklet
    Use four $1.00 Gas-X printable

    Pay $15.00, earn $10.00 RR

  • Lisa

    Wende,
    Today I made a Wags purchase. I handed all my manu coupons and RR’s first THEN the Wags coupons. It worked! I actually had 4 Wags coupons over the total of my items!!! Yippee! I feel free!

    However, one of the Wags coupons didn’t want to “take”. The Assistant Manager told me they are having trouble with the coupons from the Healthy Savings Book. For me, it was the Ricola coupon ($.50 off). He knew what to do and I got a bag full of useful items (Starbucks, olives, cough drops, etc.) for $.56 out of pocket and also earned $9 in RR. I was delighted.

    Thanks for the help!

  • amy

    Just curious. I have a $5 catalina for enfamil, and there is a $3 off walgreens coupon in this week’s ad. So, which do I give the cashier first? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

    • http://www.commonsensewithmoney.com Mercedes

      Amy,

      Always give the manufacturer coupon first.

      Mercedes

  • Leslie

    This is interesting what you all are saying about the order of what to give your cashiers. My store always seems to want my RR’s last. Can they really dictate it for me? Maybe it’s my fault for laying it all out there at the same time. :-)

  • Lisa

    Leslie,
    I always used to give my RR last using them like “money” to pay for my purchase. However, I was having trouble with the registers accepting my last RR (even when I carefully counted the amount of items and the amount of coupons and RR). I think what was happening was that somehow the WAGS in-ad coupons were counting more than once. So, yesterday I have the cashier my manufacturers coupons first then RR then before paying the rest (all of $.56) in cash, I handed over my WAGS in-ad coupons. This seemed to work just fine. Try it and see what happens.

  • Jun

    I do not think it is a good idea to give out Manufacturer Q’s first, and then do the in-ad-coupon/IVC for a specific item this week. For example, Starbucks Frapuccino, cost here locally 1.99, so if you give the MQ’s, so it will bring down the cost to .99, and when you use the in-ad-Q, then it most probably will not adjust the price, because the price is already lower than the advertised price of 1.29/bottle. Does that make sense, or I am just making this up on my mind?

    • http://www.commonsensewithmoney.com Mercedes

      Hi Jun,

      The in-ad coupon will always adjust the price down based on the original price not the after coupon price. That is the case for all walgreens coupons. I have been shopping at Walgreens and can tell you that your best bet is always to hand the manufacturer coupon first.

      Mercedes

  • JEN

    hey y’all the air wick i-motion (small ones) are half off to make them 3.99 and you can use a $4 off a starter Q to make them free free free!!

  • Jun

    So, if you have 1$ manufactures coupon, use it for the $1.99 regular price, and then have the clerk do the in-ad-coupon after that? From 1.99, goes down to .99, and with the in-ad-coupon, this will adjust to becoming free? That’s even better with some other sites scenario of paying .29 after in-ad-Q and Manufacture Q. Would you say this is a better scenario? Have you tried this, or anyone else?

  • Joy

    I think the Zantac Q was reset…I was just able to print it (although from a different computer). I saw where others couldn’t print it even once, so I’m thinking it was reset.

  • bif

    If RR doesn’t print for Vaseline $7 RR, what # do I call Catalina to get them to mail me the $7?

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  • Leslie

    Oh the beeps on the RR’s always make me frustrated. Here was my scenario: 2 Children’s Triaminic at $4.99 each, 1 Theraflu at $4.99 = $14.97 subtotal. Handed cashier $3.00/2 MF q for Triaminic and $2/1 q for Theraflu (so total of 2 coupons for 3 items); then gave my $8 RR from a previous purchase . . . BEEP. He said the message was “exceeds purchase price” . . . that didn’t make any sense since if I do the math, it would clearly be leaving me $1.97 subtotal to pay (plus tax). So his solve was for me to grab one more item (filler), I grabbed a piece of 39 cent candy. BEEP again. But this time he pushed an “override” button I guess and it went through. This just didn’t make sense to me. I just feel like something changed. I’ve been doing Wags for a year now without a problem. Coupons = items in my transaction, and amount due was over the coupon amount. I just didn’t get it, but I bought a piece of candy anyway, LOL

  • Deborah

    Zantac coupon is reset–if you didn’t print yet, you can print now. I am not sure if the theraflu has reached its print limit or if I already printed on this computer. Anyone know?