CVS Coupon Match thru April 30th

CVS Extracare CardIf you need help finding out how to get your household products and more free at CVS or if you do not recognize the abbreviations and terms used in this match then start with the CVS Tutorial post.

Blink Tears
-$7.99 sale price
-$7.99 Extra Care Buck
-$1 coupon (4/3 SS)
=Spend $6.99, Get a $7.99 ECB

Physician Formula Cosmetics
-$3 ECB when you spend $10 (products start at $4.49)
-$5 Printable Coupon
=Spend nothing on 2, Get a $3 ECB

Post Honey Bunches, Fruity Pebbles, and Cocoa Pebbles
-3/$10 sale price
-$3 ECB when you buy 3
-$1 coupon (3/13 SS)
=Spend $7 on 3 (with three coupons) and get a $3 ECB

Clean and Clear Products
-Spend $15, Get a $5 ECB (prices start at $4.99)
-B1G1F coupon (3/27 SS) and Printable
-$1 (3/27 SS)
=Spend $8.98 on 3, Get a $5 ECB

Loreal Moisturizer and Cleansers
-$5 Extra Care Buck when you spend $15 (prices start at $6.99)
-$3 coupon (4/17 RP) and $2 coupons (3/20 RP, 3/6 RP, 4/17 RP)
=Spend $7.98 on 2 (with two $3 coupons) and get a $5 ECB

Biore
-Spend $15, Get a $5 Extra Care Buck
-Free Biore Cleanser (up to $9) when you buy pore strips (3/6 SS)
=Spend $7.99 on pore strips and cleanser, Get a $5 ECB

CVS Coupon Scenario:

TRANSACTION #1 – 2 Physician Formula Cosmetics. Spend nothing after using the coupons listed in the post and get a $3 ECB.

Transaction #2 – Blink Tears. Spend $3.99 after using the coupon listed in the match and the previous ECB. You will get a $7.99 ECB back.

Transaction #3 – 2 Biore or 2 Loreal products. Spend nothing after using the coupons listed in the match and the previous ECB. Get a $5 ECB back.

You will end up:

  • Spending $3.99 (bring this total to $0 using ECB’s from last week)
  • with 2 physician formula cosmetics, 2 biore or loreal facial products, and blink tears.
  • You will also have $5 in ECB’s to spend on anything you want (or save it to use next week)

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Crunchy Frugalista April 26, 2011 at 9:03 pm

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2 Heidi April 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm

Thank you so much 🙂

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3 cScrapbook April 30, 2011 at 12:51 am

I LOVE your match-ups. Of all of the ones I studied this week, this scenerio was the only one that had the first transaction being a freebie: The Physicians Formula. SMART, SMART, SMART! (Less $ OOP right from the beginning is the best!)

I was so-o-o-o disappointed when I got to CVS and the least expensive PF they had was $6.29 though! I left, frustrated, but went back later to a different CVS & ended up doing quite well, similiar to your scenerios.

Got:
(3) Peanut Butter Snickers 99¢
(2) Phys Formula – $6.29
Blink Tears – $7.99

Used Qs and $3 ECB from last week

$4.61 OOP
Saved $24.38
Have $7.99 ECB for next time!

(My little girl wants the Sally Hanson Zebra stick on nails, so I know where the $7.99 is going!)

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4 Heidi May 1, 2011 at 2:29 am

Thanks 🙂 I try to make sure my scenarios always have the lowest OOP! It’s all about that first transaction – the lower the OOP the easier it is to roll ECB’s into the next transaction (and from the previous week). It is frustrating that things can be so different from one CVS to another – especially if it is a picked over deal! I know exactly what Zebra nails you are talking about, LOL! I went through that phase a long time ago 🙂 They weren’t as good when I had them though – they would fall off after a couple hours.

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