If you are new to shopping at CVS and would like some tips, check out the articles here and here.
CVS just released a new coupon policy recently! Check out out here–> CVS coupon policy
Tag your reusable bag: Buy a Greenbag tag for $.99 at the register, get $1 ECB every 4th visit– limit 1 use per day, per household
If you haven’t already, register your CVS Extra Care card here and you should receive a $4 off a $20 purchase coupon in your e-mail. This also registers you to receive other e-mail coupons.
Gold Emblem Jellybeans – $.99, get a $.99 ECB (limit 1)
Final Price = FREE after ECBs
Buy Ban Roll-on deodorant – 2/$10, get a $4 ECB (limit 2)
$1/2 Ban deodorant – 3-3 SS
Final Price = 2/$5 after coupon and ECB ($2.50 each)
Buy Colgate Optic White toothpaste, Optic White rinse, toothbrush, Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick deodorant – 2/$6, get a $2 ECB (limit 1)
$.75/1 Colgate Optic White mouthwash – November 2012 All You Magazine
$1/1 Colgate Optic White Mouthwash cash back from Ibotta
$1/1 Colgate Optic White toothpaste cash back from Ibotta
Final Price = as low as 2/$1.25 after coupon and cash back ($.62 each)
Buy Irish Spring Bar soap (3 ct) or Softsoap liquid hand soap (8.5 oz) – $2.99, get a $1 ECB (limit 1)
Final Price = $1.99 after ECBs
Buy M&Ms Easter candies (9.9-12.6 oz) – 4/$12, get a $4 ECB (limit 1)
$1.50/2 M&Ms chocolate – 1-27 RP
Final Price = $5 OOP ($1.25 each)
NOTE: Scan your card at the scanner and you may get a $1/1 CVS M&Ms coupon, which would make this an even better deal!
Buy Right Guard Total Defense or Dry Idea Antiperspirant/Deodorant – 2/$6, get a $1 ECB (limit 6)
$2/2 Right Guard Total Defense 5 Antiperspirant or Deodorant – 3-3 RP
$1/2 Right Guard XTreme or Total Defense 5 deodorant
Final Price = 2/$3 after coupon and ECBS ($1.50 each)
Softsoap Body Wash (15-18oz) – 2/$7, get a $4 ECB (limit 1 per household)
$.50/1 SoftSoap Body Wash printable
Final Price = 2/$2 after coupons and ECBs ($1 each)
Alberto V05 shampoo or conditioner – $.82 each
b 24 Pack 16.9 ounce purified water bottles – $2.44
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats (8 ct), select Kellogg’s cereals (8.7-13.7 oz) or Pop Tarts (8 ct) – 2/$4
$1/3 Kellogg’s Pop Tarts coupon
$1/2 Kellogg’s cereals – 2-17 RP
$.50/1 Kellogg’s corn flakes cash back from Ibotta
$1/2 Kellogg’s cereals, Pop Tarts, or Rice Krispies Treats CVS coupon (from the scanner)
Final Price = 3 Pop Tarts for $4 ($1.33 each) or 2 boxes of Kellogg’s cereal for $2 ($1 each) – 2/$1.50 if one box is Cornflakes and you get the cash back from Ibotta!
Here are some beginner scenarios if you have few, if any, ECBs to start with: $7.81 in merchandise for $4 OOP
Buy Right Guard Total Defense or Dry Idea Antiperspirant/Deodorant – 2/$6, get a $1 ECB
-$2/2 Right Guard Total Defense 5 Antiperspirant or Deodorant – 3-3 RP
Spend $4 OOP, get a $1 ECB
Buy Gold Emblem Jellybeans – $.99, get a $.99 ECB (limit 1)
-$1 Right Guard ECB (adjusted down to $.99)
Spend $0 OOP, get a $.99 ECB
Buy Alberto V05 – $.82
-$.99 Gold Emblem ECB (adjusted down to $.82)
Final Price = FREE after ECB
Frequently asked questions:
Do you really do multiple transactions at your stores?
In the past, I usually had $20-30 ECB on hand, so I didn’t have to break up my transactions as much as I did when I first started, but now that I am starting over, yes, I am doing multiple transactions. If you are doing multiple transactions, I recommend that you let the cashier know up front that is what you are planning to do. If there are several people in line, let them go in between your transactions. This gives you time to clip your ECBs and get prepared for your next transaction.
My store was out of all the freebie items first thing this morning. Can I get a raincheck?
This all depends on your store. I have contacted corporate about this before because somestores in my area give rainchecks and others won’t. According to corporate, this is up to the individual stores.
I bought the wrong item or I bought the RIGHT item and my ECB didn’t print. What can I do?
If you bought the right item, show the store clerk your ad and your receipt. They should be able to manually print your ECB at the store. If they don’t know how, you can call customer service and they can add one to your account that will print within 48 hours (you have to wait 48 hours from your purchase time to do this so they can “see” your transaction in their computer).
If you bought the wrong item and didn’t receive ECBs, you can do a return and purchase the correct item. If you paid using ECBs, they will have to give you money on a gift card.
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