CVS Scenarios: 97% Savings

If you need to get motivated for CVS this week, check out some readers scenarios from this week!   If you got the $10 off $50 coupon at the red machine, check out Amanda’s scenario:

Buy:
(2) Tresemme Shampoo/Conditioner $7.00
(1)Tresemme Hair Spray $3.50
(1) CVS Body Wash $2.37
(2) Robitussin $9.98
(10) Hershey Chocolate Bars $10.00
(1) Nuance Shampoo $2.99
(1) Dove Shampoo $3.00
(1) Dove Conditioner $3.00
(1) Dove Hair Spray $3.00
(1) Dove Body Wash $6.00
(2) Bayer 32ct $4.48

Total: $55.32

Use:
(1) $10.00/$50.00 CVS Coupon (from Red Machine)
(5) $1/2 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate, with Almonds or Special Dark Chocolate Bars, exp. 10/14/12 (SS 08/19/12)
(2) $3/1 Robitussin Product, exp. 11/24/12 (RP 09/30/12)
(1) $2.99 – Free Nuance Shampoo Coupon (From the Red Machine)
(1) FREE Dove Styling Product wyb Dove Shampoo And Dove Conditioner, exp. 10/28/12 (RP 09/30/12)
(1) $2/1 Dove Body Wash, exp. 10/28/12 (RP 09/30/12)
(2) $1.00/1 Bayer Aspirin Coupon (NLA)
(1) $3.00/2 Bayer Aspirin Coupon (from the Red Machine)
(1) B1G1 Tresemme Styling Product wyb Tresemme Shampoo And Tresemme Conditioner, exp. 10/28/12 (RP 09/30/12)
(1) $2.00/2 Tresemme Shampoo or Conditioner CVS Coupon (From the Red Machine)

Pay $12.83

Get back $3.00 ECB for Hershey Bars, $5.00 ECB for Dove Products, and $3.00 for Robitussin

$1.83 for all after coupons and ECB

*Note: for this scenario, when the Dove coupon was scanned it actually took off $6.00 the full amount of the coupon. This may vary by your store.

Check out Ashley & Meredith’s shopping  trips to CVS.   A favorite deal this week is Lipton Iced Tea.  How did you do at CVS this week?  What is your favorite deal?

Ashley’s Trip

Buy (6) Pantene Shampoo/Conditioner ($24.00)
and buy (2) Febreze Air Fresheners ($6.00)
used (3) FREE Pantene Conditioner or Styler wyb Shampoo (SS 09/16/12)
$2/2 Febreze Product, exp. 10/31/12 (P&G 09/30/12)
Spend $30.00 & Get $10ECB’s
Pay $7.03
Get $10.00 ECB
* If your CVS doesn’t take the max value of your bogo coupon, your total will be $16.00 and you’ll get $10.00 ECB

Buy Physician’s formula tinted moisturizer ($12.99)
used CVS red machine coupon $4/$12 on cosmetics
Spend $10.00 get $7.00 in ECB’s
$1.99 after coupons and ECB

Buy (2) Lipton Tea 12pk ($10.00)
Use $1/2 Lipton 100% Natural Iced Tea, exp. 10/20/12 (Pepsi Moments 09/30/12)
Pay $9.00
Get $5.00 Savingstar Rebate
$4.00 or $2.00 each after coupon and Savingstar Rebate

Meredith’s Trip  rolled her previous week’s ECB’s for less out of pocket expenses.

Here is what she did:

(2) Lipton Diet Green Tea 6 packs – $5.00ea (2/$10)
Schick Quattro for Women – $11.49ea
(2) Olay body washes – $5.50ea
Nexxus Humectress conditioner – $10.49ea
Nexxus Frizz Defy shampoo – $10.49ea
(2) Robitussin – $4.99ea (Not pictured, dropped off to a sick friend on the way back home)
$1/2 Lipton Naturals Iced Tea (Pepsico Moments 9/30/12)
$4/1 Schick Quattro (Printable)
$3/2 Olay body was or bars (SS 9/16/12)
(2) $3/1 Nexxus product (Printable)
(2) $3/1 Robitussin Product, exp. 11/24/12 (RP 09/30/12)
(1) $7.48 – 25% off CVS coupon
Total $35.97
Get $5.00 Savingstar Rebate for Unilever Products
Get $5.00 Savingstar Rebate for Lipton
Get $4.00 ECB Schick Quattro
Get $4.00 ECB Olay body wash
Get $3.00 ECB for Robitussin
Get $10.00 ECB for Nexxus

$4.97 for everything after rebates & coupons


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  • Erica

    Missed Redbox coupons because machines have not been working.

  • Ruth

    There is an awesome deal on the Clear Men’s Shampoo and Degree Deodorant. The Degree is part of the Dove buy 15.00 get 5.00. There was a coupon in last week’s redplum, buy one degree men’s deodorant, get one Clear Men Shampoo free, up to 6.99 I think. I bought 3 degrees and 3 Clear Shampoo, 15.00 and 1 Dove Body Wash, 15.50, I used 3 degree coupon, 3.00, plus 1 dove body wash coupon, 2.00. 3 clear shampoo, 20.97. The total was 30.50 before tax, the deductions were 3.00, 2.00 and 6.99*3 (20.97), my local CVS gives the max for the coupons. . I paid 4.53 and got a 5.00 ECB. I purchased other items because I have been getting $10.00 off 50.00 almost every day this week. This transaction was a moneymaker for me, I just don’t have time to list all the items.
    The Degree/Clear Deal is a good one, you are basically making .47 cents and getting the 3 free shampoo, 1 free body wash and 3 free deodorant. This is an awesome week at CVS. I basically have all the available coupon memorized so I love to browse the aisles and find deals that aren’t obvious or listed in the circulars.

  • Ahuva

    If u use the coupon for the Lipton tea you won’t get the 5$! it will tell u in your account that u spent only $9!

    • For the Mommas

      Ahuva,

      Really odd because it is showing for some as being the full amount.

  • Florence

    The Lipton deal is also available at my Rite Aid, with a $2.00 UPR so I did that there instead, :)

  • Sarah

    I am looking at the CVS weekly ad, I do not see the $3 extra bucks reward for the Hershey’s. Is that deal only with certain regions?

  • Maria

    My Hershey coupon was 1/2 of the Hershey 6 packs.

    • For the Mommas

      Maria,

      I believe the photo shows 6 packs.

      • Maria

        I guess I’m confused – isn’t the 6 pack the large bars? The ones on sale for a $1 at my store were the 10 pack snack sizes. I opted for the bags (which are almost gone) lol

        • For the Mommas

          I doubled checked with her, she said that there are 6 in the pack she purchased Maria. I can’t say for certain as this isn’t my scenario.. She is located in VA.

    • Kim F

      Yes, my coupon also says $1/2 chocolate bar 6-packs. The coupon also says LIMIT ONE PER PURCHASE. Amanda must not have had the manager at the register!

      • For the Mommas

        One per purchase does not mean one per transaction. One per purchase means ONE item Purchased per coupons.

  • Ana

    hey does anyone know where i can get a few of the pepsi moments insert? I never got mine in last sundays paper :-(