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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Walgreens Ad 5/3: Best Mother's Day Sales & Deals

Here are my picks for the best deals in the Walgreens ad for May 3 - 9, 2015, including several gift ideas for Mother's Day!

If you're new to shopping at Walgreens, be sure to check out my how-to guide to get yourself up to speed.  Walgreens is slightly quirky with their policies, so you'll want to be fully prepped before you hit the store.

And don't forget that you can buy discounted Walgreens gift cards at Raise.com right now for even more savings!

Best deals in the 5/3 Walgreens ad
  • Zantac Acid Reducer -- on sale for $17.99 per box.  Use the $4 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert and pay $13.99 for yours.  Then submit for the $13.99 mail-in rebate (won't be available to print until 5/3) and get yours for free!
  • Van Camp's Pork & Beans -- on sale for 69 cents per can with in-ad coupon.
  • Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna -- on sale for 69 cents per can with in-ad coupon.
  • Brut Antiperspirant/Deodorant -- on sale for $1.79 each.  Use the $1 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert and pay 79 cents for yours.
  • Sure Deodorant -- also on sale for $1.79 each.  Use the $1 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert and grab yours for 79 cents.
  • Smile & Save Paper Plates -- on sale for 99 cents per bag with in-ad coupon.
  • Keebler Cookies -- select varieties on sale for $1.99 per bag.  Use this $1 off coupon (points required) and pay 99 cents for yours!
  • Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste -- on sale for $2.99, with $1 back in Register Rewards.  Use the $1 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert and get yours for 99 cents.
  • Got2B Styling Item -- on sale for $3.99, with $1 back in Register Rewards.  Use the $2 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert and pay just 99 cents for yours.
  • SoftSoap Body Wash -- on sale for $3.99 per bottle, with a $1 back in Register Rewards.  Use the $1.50 off coupon arriving in the 5/3 Smartsource insert.  Your final price drops to $1.49!
  • Nice! Shredded Cheese -- on sale for $1.99 per bag.  Submit for the 30 cents Ibotta rebate on any shredded cheese and get yours for a final price of $1.69! 
  • Butterball Ground Turkey -- 16 oz chub rolls on sale for $1.99 each.  That's a great price per pound!
  • Pert Plus -- on sale for $3.99 per bottle.  Use the $2 off coupon arriving in the 5/3 Smartsource insert and get yours for $1.99.
  • All Laundry Detergent -- on sale for $2.99 per 32-load bottle.  Use the $1 off coupon arriving in the 5/3 Red Plum insert and grab yours for $1.99 instead.  That works out to just 6 cents per load!
  • Tide Laundry Detergent -- 32 load bottles on sale for $5.99, with 5000 Balance Reward points back when you buy $20 or more in a single transaction.  So buy four for a pre-coupon price of $23.96, then use four $2 off coupons from the 5/3 P&G insert (good on 40 oz bottles or larger; the 32-load bottle is 50 oz.)  So you'll pay $15.96 out of pocket for all four bottles, then get your 5000 points to use on a future transaction (that's like $5 in buying power.)  So that's a final price of $10.96 for everything after all discounts, or just $2.74 per bottle!
  • Renu Multi-Purpose Contact Solution -- on sale for $7.99 per bottle, with 3000 Balance Reward points back towards a future purchase (like $3 in buying power.)  Use this $2 off coupon.  Your price drops to just $2.99 after all discounts!
  • Advil Congestion -- 10-count boxes on sale for $4.99.  Use the $2 off coupon from the 5/3 Red Plum insert and pay $2.99 instead.
  • Starbucks K-Cup Packs -- 10-count boxes on sale for $6.99 each.  Use this $2 off coupon and get yours for $4.99.
  • Blue Diamond Almonds -- 16 oz bag on sale for $6.99 each.  Stack the $1 off coupon from the 3/29 Smartsource insert with the $1 off Walgreens coupon from the May coupon book.  Your new price falls to $4.99 per bag.
  • Mixed Bouquets or Roses -- on sale for $14.99 each at select stores.
  • Fifty Shades of Grey on DVD -- on sale for $16.99 each starting Friday, May 8.  I am guessing this is being marketed as a Mother's Day gift?
  • Hallmark Greeting Cards and Gift Cards -- Spend $25 or more, Get 5000 Balance Reward points towards a future purchase (like $5 in buying power!)
  • Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.
  • Hefty Slider Bags -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.
You can see the complete ad for the week over on i heart wags right now. Let me know if I missed any great deals, and I will add them to the recap.

Need more coupons to take advantage of these deals?  Check out my how-to guide to getting coupons without spending tons of $$$.  Or look at my free coupon database to help track down other brands you need!

Be sure to investigate all the other Walgreens freebies and deals currently available before you hit the store.