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Friday, April 29, 2016

CVS Ad 5/1: Best Sales & Deals

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Here are the best deals I spotted in the CVS ad for May 1 - 7, 2016.  

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.


Best deals in the 5/1 CVS ad

  • Neutrogena Sun Care -- Buy three, get $10 back in Extra Bucks.  No prices listed in ad, but the sneak peek on the website says participating items start as low as $1.99 each.  So buy three for $5.97 out of pocket, then get your $10 back in Extra Bucks.  That's three for FREE, plus a whopping $4.03 in profit on your purchase!
  • Colgate Total Daily Repair Toothpaste -- click here to see how you can snag three boxes for FREE!  This single deal will save you $8.97 alone. :D
  • Hallmark Greeting Cards -- buy three cards priced at $1.99 or more, get $3 back in Extra Bucks.  So buy three cards for a pre-coupon price of $5.97, then use this $3 off 3 CVS coupon.  You'll pay $2.97 out of pocket, then you'll still receive your $3 back in Extra Bucks.  All three are FREE!  NOTE: Not all stores stock Hallmark cards; some stock American Greetings instead.
  • Sure or Brut Deodorant -- click here to see how you can grab a tube for FREE!
  • American Greetings Cards -- buy three cards priced at $1.99 or more, get $3 back in Extra Bucks.  So buy three cards for a pre-coupon price of $5.97, then use this $2 off 3 coupon.  You'll pay $3.97 out of pocket, and then you'll still earn your $3 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's 97 cents for all three cards, or 32 cents each!  NOTE: Not all stores stock American Greetings; some stock Hallmark instead.
  • Glade Air Freshener -- click here to see how you can pick up yours for just 11 cents each on Sunday, May 1 ONLY.
  • Arizona Tea -- on sale 2 for $1 in the tallboy cans.  So that's 50 cents per drink!
  • V05 Hair Care -- priced at 77 cents per bottle.  Buy two and use the 50 cents off 2 coupon from the 4/10 Smartsource insert.  Your new price falls to 52 cents per bottle.
  • Puffs Facial Tissue -- on sale for 99 cents per box.  Use this 25 cents off coupon (sort by Household to find it fast) and pay 74 cents for yours.
  • Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna -- on sale for 77 cents per can.
  • Edge or Skintimate Shave Gel -- Buy $20 or more, get $10 back in Extra Bucks.  No prices listed in ad, but my store sells Edge shave gel for as low as $3.49 each.  Buy six for a pre-coupon price of $20.94, then use six $1 off coupons from the 4/17 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $14.94 out of pocket for all six cans, and then you'll still receive your $10 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of $4.94 for six cans, or 82 cents each!  We can also submit for a free movie ticket with any $10 purchase of Skintimate shave gel, so keep that in mind also.
  • Hershey's Snack Bites -- priced at $1.88, with $1 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of 88 cents!
  • Dawn Dishwashing Liquid -- on sale for 99 cents per bottle.
  • Maybelline Cosmetics -- Buy two, get $5 back in Extra Bucks.  No prices listed in ad, but some stores stock the Maybelline Baby Lips gloss for as low as $4.49 each.  So buy two for a pre-coupon price of $8.98, then use two $1 off coupons from the 5/1 Red Plum inserts.  You'll pay $6.98 out of pocket and then still receive your $5 back in Extra Bucks.  That's a final price of $1.98 for both, or 99 cents each!
  • Softsoap Body Wash -- priced at $3.49, with $1.50 back in Extra Bucks.  Use the $1 off coupon from the 5/1 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $2.49 out of pocket, and then you'll still receive your $1.50 back in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of 99 cents!  Limit two per Extra Care card.
  • Speed Stick GEAR Deodorant -- click here to see how you can score yours for a buck apiece.
  • Pantene -- on sale 3 for $12.  Scan your Extra Care card at the CVS Coupon Center for a $2 off 3 store coupon, and stack that with a $5 off 3 coupon from the 5/1 P&G insert.  Your new price drops to $5 for all three bottles, or just $1.67 each.
  • Select Bic Disposable Razors -- priced at $6.99, with $2 back in Extra Bucks.  Use the $3 off coupon from the 5/1 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $3.99 out of pocket, then grab the $2 back in Extra Bucks for next time.  That's a final price of $1.99!
  • Irish Spring Body Wash -- priced at $3.99, with $1 back in Extra Bucks.  Use the $1 off coupon from the 5/1 Smartsource insert.  You'll pay $2.99 out of pocket, and then you'll still snag your $1 in Extra Bucks.  So that's a final price of $1.99!  Limit two per Extra Care card.
  • Gallon of Milk -- on sale for $3.29, with $1 back in Extra Bucks.  Submit for the 25 cents off Ibotta rebate and your final price falls to $2.04!
  • Tide Laundry Detergent -- click here to see how you can stockpile for just $2.69 per bottle (that's more than 50% off!)
  • Tide PODS or Gain Flings -- priced at $4.94 per bag.  Use the $2 off coupon from the 5/1 P&G insert and get yours for $2.94 instead.
  • Scott Tube-Free Toilet Paper -- 9-count packs priced at $4.99.  Stack the $1 off CVS exclusive in-app coupon with the $1 off coupon from the 4/10 Smartsource insert, and pay $2.99 for yours.
  • Purex -- 150 oz bottles on sale for $4.99 each.  Buy two and use this $3 off 2 coupon.  Your price drops to $3.49 per bottle, which works out to less than four cents per load!
  • Bausch+Lomb Biotrue, Peroxiclear, Renu Fresh, Renu Sensitive or Boston Solutions -- on sale for $7.99 each, with $2 back in Extra Bucks.  Use the $2 off coupon from the 5/1 Smartsource insert and your final price drops to $3.99!
  • Olay Regenerist -- assorted varieties on sale 2 for $40, with a $15 off $50 P&G rebate (good AFTER coupons) available here.  Buy four for a pre-coupon price of $80.  Scan your Extra Care card at the CVS Coupon Center for a $10 off $40 coupon, then stack that with two $5 off 2 coupons from the 5/1 P&G inserts.  Pay $60 out of pocket for all four items, then submit for the $15 rebate.  Your final price drops to $45 for all four items, or just $11.25 apiece!
  • Nexxus Hair Care -- Buy $20 worth, get $10 back in Extra Bucks.  No prices listed in ad.
  • Assorted Gift Cards -- Buy $50 worth, get $10 back in Extra Bucks.  Brands include Nike, GAP, Old Navy, Facebook, and more.  Limit two per Extra Care card.
  • Ajax Cleaning Powder -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.
  • Edy's Ice Cream -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.
  • Suavitel -- on BOGO sale, no prices listed in ad.  We may see a $1 off coupon in the 5/1 Smartsource inserts, but it's for the 44 oz bottles that I don't think CVS carries.
  • Whitman's or Russell Stover Boxed Chocolates -- 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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