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Thursday, May 14, 2015

CVS Ad 5/17: Best Deals & Sales

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Here are the best deals I spotted in the CVS ad for May 17 - 23, 2015.  

If you're new to shopping at CVS, go here to learn the couponing rules at the chain!  Also, be sure to snag a free Extra Care card from your cashier when you head into the store.


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


Best deals in the 5/17 CVS ad

  • CVS Reusable Tote Bag -- scan your Extra Care card at the CVS Coupon Center and score a coupon for a free bag, plus 30% off most CVS store brands!
  • Glade Jar Candles -- on sale 2 for $5.50, with $2 back in Extra Bucks when you buy two.  Use two $1 off coupons from the 5/3 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $3.50 out of pocket, then receive your $2 in Extra Bucks.  So that's like $1.50 for two.  Next, submit for the $1 off 2 Ibotta rebate and the 50 cents SavingStar rebate.  That gets you back $1.50 in rebates -- which means both candles are free!
  • Playtex Sport -- assorted sizes on sale for $7.99 per box, but click here to see how you can grab yours for free!
  • Physicians Formula Cosmetics -- Buy any item (excluding clearance), get $7 back in Extra Bucks.  No prices listed in ad, but in my store, prices start as low as $6.29.  So if you get there early on Sunday, you might be able to snag a freebie after Extra Bucks!
  • ANY Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, or Shout -- on sale 2 for $6.50, with $3 back in Extra Bucks when you buy two.  If you want Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Cleaning Gel, use the BOGO coupon from the 4/19 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $3.25 for both, then get your $3 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of 25 cents for two, or 13 cents each!
  • M&Ms -- on sale 2 bags for $6.  Scan your Extra Care card at the CVS Coupon Center for a $2 off 2 CVS coupon, then stack it with the BOGO coupon from the 4/12 Red Plum insert (this was regional, so not everyone will have received it.)  Your price drops to two bags for $1, or 50 cents each!
  • Arizona Tea -- on sale for 50 cents per can.
  • Dentyne, Stride, or Trident -- on sale for 99 cents per pack.  Buy three for a pre-coupon price of $2.97 and use the $1 off 3 coupon from the 5/17 Smartsource insert.  That knocks your price down to $1.97 for all three bags, or just 66 cents per pack.
  • Sundown Adult Gummies -- on sale for $7 per bottle, with $4 back in Extra Bucks.  Use this $2 off coupon (sort by Health Care to find it fast.)  Your final price drops to just $1 after all discounts!
  • Kellogg's Special K Cereal or Quaker Oatmeal -- on sale 2 for $5, with $2 back in Extra Bucks when you buy two.  So that's a final price of 2 for $3, or $1.50 each.  Plus, if you buy at least one box of Special K, you can submit for the 30 cents Ibotta rebate good on any brand of cereal.  So your final price falls to $1.35 per item!
  • Eggs -- one dozen eggs on sale for $1.99 each.  Submit for the 30 cents Ibotta rebate good on any dozen eggs, as well as the 25 cents Snap by Groupon rebate also good on any dozen eggs.  Your new price drops to $1.44 for your dozen!
  • Skippy Peanut Butter -- on sale for $2 per jar.  Submit for the 30 cents Ibotta rebate good on any brand of peanut butter, and get yours for a final price of $1.70.
  • Lipton Tea -- 20 to 100-count boxes on sale for $3 each, plus $3 back in Extra Bucks when you spend $10 or more.  So buy four boxes for a pre-coupon price of $12, then use four 40 cents off coupons from the 5/17 Smartsource inserts.  You'll pay $10.40 out of pocket for all four boxes, and then you'll receive your $3 in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of $7.40 for all four boxes, or just $1.85 per box!
  • Coca-Cola 12 Packs -- click here to see how to get yours for as low as $2 per pack!  (I'm so excited about this one!)
  • Zantac 150 -- 24-count boxes on sale for $8.99, with $2 back in Extra Bucks.  Use the $4 off coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert.  That knocks your final price down to just $2.99!
  • Viva Paper Towels -- 6-packs on sale for $6.99 each, with $5 back in Extra Bucks when you spend $15 or more on select Kimberly-Clark products.  So buy two packs plus one box of Kleenex (also a Kimberly-Clark product, and on sale for $1.34 per box this week.)  Your pre-coupon price works out to $15.32, and then you can use two $1 off Viva coupons from the 5/17 Smartsource insert.  So you'll pay $13.32, and then you'll get your $5 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of $8.32 for everything -- which is like paying $4.16 per pack of paper towels plus getting the Kleenex for free!
  • Edy's Ice Cream -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.
  • Purex -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.  Use this $1 off 2 coupon (sort by Household to find it fast) and get yours for even less.  Limit four bottles or bags per transaction.
  • Caress Body Wash -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.  Use two $1 off coupons from the 5/17 Red Plum insert to pay even less for yours.
  • Dial Bar Soap or Liquid Hand Soap -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad. 
You can see the complete ad for the week over on i heart cvs right now. Let me know if I missed any great deals, and I will add them to the recap.  Note that all Extra Bucks deals are limit one per Extra Care card unless otherwise noted.

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