Monday, August 17, 2009
Coupon trip Number 2: Cheap Razor refills!
So, not to be dismayed by my previous coupon event, I decided that I was going to head back to the store and see if things would go better. This time, it worked to perfection! My mission was to score some Schick Quattro titanium razor cartridges for as little as possible. I've been looking for this for a while (because let's face it, razor cartridges are RIDICULOUSLY expensive!) and I was really glad when I saw the Sunday ads and Rite Aid had them on sale "buy one, get one free" (BOGO) .
I immediately tried to think if there were any recent coupons in recent weeks, but couldn't think of any. So I searched, and I found that momsneedtoknow.com (Hey, Dad's need to know too!) said there were coupons in the 7/26 SmartSource circular for $4 off one razor or refill. Well, anytime there is a BOGO event, you can use two coupons, because you are getting two products. Fortunately for us, ThriftyNWMom, keeps all her fliers from previous weeks just for such an occasion! I looked through them and found 5 of the coupons! (there are two $4 coupons in each circular, one for the mens, and one for the women's Intuition. )
By the way, as a side note, you can find the date of the circular on the "spine" of the cover in teeny, tiny print. Smart Source has the date in the center of the spine, and red Plum has the date on the far right.
So, I went to Rite Aid, and since I had a razor already, I got (4) packages of Titanium refills (normally $11.29 each) and two razors and two refills on the Intuition for my wife.
(An additional bonus was that 3 of the 4 Titanium packages had two bonus cartridges as well, so I got 22 refills, while my wife got two razors and 12 refills)
My total cost was $15.94 after coupons! That's less than $2 per box! Sweet!
Normally, this would have cost $87.72 plus tax (9.5%) for a total of $96.05. So, I saved $80.11 by timing the coupons with the right sale. Yes, a much better experience than last time! :)