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Frito Lay Chips

At CVS this week you can get 15 FREE bags of Frito Lay Chips!

You’ll get $1 ECB for every (3) Frito Lay Chips you buy.  The small bags are participating and are on sale 3 for $1.  That means you buy 3, pay $1 and then get it all back in an extra care buck!

The limit is 5 for the ECB’s so total you can grab 15 small bags for FREE.

(thanks to all who emailed!)

Don’t miss all the other deals this week.

    • Leaz

      Whaaa? Wow, can't wait! These are going to be great for school lunches and snacks at the pool!

    • Lzbacnik

      I love Lay's potato chips and I love CVS. I'm heading over to CVS for the freebies

    • Gabi

      I am heading over there as soon as I get off work!! YAY!!!

    • Is this for the current week? Was this an unadvertised special?

      Thanks!

    • Nemar04

      can you use the ECB to buy more chips

      • Nemar04

        and still get the ECB for the next bag of chips

        • Leaz

          no. you cant use ECB to buy the same item or you won't get the ECB on that second transaction.

          • Junebug

            Leaz – That's RR's at Walgreens policy. Nemar04, yes you can use the ECB's from the 1st transaction on the 2nd transaction (rolling the ECB's.)

            • Leaz

              for REAL?? Ugh…I had no idea. Thanks!!!

    • Carmanm

      Can you buy all 15 in a single purchase or do you have to do 5 separate purchases of 3?

      • Sarah

        You can do either, if you buy them all at once you will get one ECB for the total amount.

        • Suzanne

          I did one set to see if it would work, it did, the next transaction was for 12 small bags and received 4 ECBs. Columbia, SC Corner of Bull and Harden.

    • Earnrj8fan

      You should be able to do all 15 in one transaction and get $5 ECB back, right??

      • Earnrj8fan

        You can!!! I just saw posted on another site where someone did and it worked!! Can't wait to get these!!!

        • Karen

          Don't believe everything that you read – it didn't work for me.

    • Leilapearcy

      I don't see this in my ad. Is this regional, or unadvertised?

      • kari

        unadvertised.. I read on another blog that its good till 6/12

    • guest

      my cvs does not have the small bags you might want to call first

    • Missthemister

      anyone know if the baked ones are included?

    • Amanda Jo

      I went to two CVS stores & neither of them have the small bags & that stinks bc this is an awesome deal!

    • Cayoung_8

      It also includes the sunflower seeds, but they will be 17 cents each not free… good deal if you like sunflower seeds or your store doesn't carry the chips. seeds are 50 cents each x 15 – 5 ecb = 17 each.

    • Ftk

      small bags are not on sale at CVS in WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana

    • kaykay

      Not at my local store….so sad….

    • Nicole2152001

      where do you get coupons?

    • Andre

      What's considered a small bag? Regularly 99 cents ones? Not happening in NY.

      • Suzanne

        the ones you put in your lunch box back in 3rd grade….really little. They are not on sale, if the store has them, they are always .35 each or 3/$1. The sale is for the larger bags but it is working on these too…probably a computer glitch.

    • Nini_beans

      The regional deals at the drugstores are getting to me. I get all excited about a deal, only to find they've never heard of that sale at my store. Maybe they are doing this on purpose….?

    • diet buster

      :-)

    • Jenirizarry

      did NOT work at my CVS. They were $1.29 each, but if you bought 3 you got back $1 ECB

    • Brandy

      No good at the Augusta, GA location.

    • Kgoodnight83

      Not @ the commerce, GA store either

    • Dawn

      What size bags are being referred to? There were some for $1.29 each at my store but none that were smaller. Count the Flowery Branch and Hamilton Mill CVS's out!

      • Danielle Sudduth

        Not at the Smyrna GA store on S. Cobb either

    • Kingcrunch

      Did not work in Greenville, SC

      • Vgwagoner

        ad doesn't statr yet

        • farcoup

          When does it start????

      • Hoskins5132

        I went to the new one in Greer and it worked there.

    • Courtney

      I just checked at the Enka/Cander 24-hour CVS near Asheville, NC and they had no idea what I was talking about. I even spoke to the manager (who was really very nice) and she said that CVS usually sends them an email about all unadvertised specials and she didn't remember that one at all. She even price-checked a couple bags for me.

    • Dtcox1

      jenny in v a they are not doing chips either sorry said the chips and drink company do this once in a while . they will know by sat if they doing . would let me know very very nice to me there they say i have stock in their company////////ha ha

    • deb

      no chips any store I've seen in the Columbia/Lex, W Cola yet, however, the sunflower seeds did work, as did the honey salted peanuts. You do have to do the transactions one at a time, 3×3. At any rate, that was my experience!

      • br

        too bad I didn't check before going out of town this morning. I could have check the CVS in the small town I was in today.

        • Arien2006

          Chips was not on sale at my location…2 bad b/c I wanted 2 cash in on that deal

    • Sweetheartface

      CVS Louisville, KY on 3rd st didn't have any small bags, never seen them there before

    • ~Heather~

      CVS in NC I tried didn't have any small bags

      • Tammy

        Hi, I tried at a CVS in NC and the chips rang up 99 cents each and then a $1 ECB came as a result.

    • Shop Now

      CVS in my area is certain to restrict stocks of anything ECB related. The day before Pepperidge Milanos were to go on sale, there were 3 bags. By 1pm Sunday there were none, and the stock was not replenished until the next Sunday. Seems like ECBs are used to drive traffic in the door for bait and switch sales.

      • beachbum

        If CVS is out of stock you can get a rain check on the price and the ECB's. That way, as long as your coupons don't expire, you can shop on your own time. Just ask a cashier or manager for a rain check. The cashiers do it at my stores all the time. Hope that helps!

        • Kelly

          My local CVS actually will staple the coupons to the raincheck and will honor them even if they expire by the time the items come in! I find they are always out of deal items but at least I can still get it after the fact.

        • Pete

          but how do get them to write a raincheck for an unadvertised deal??? My cashiers had no clue about this deal and it is not in the flyer.

    • I got mine !!

    • Sasserfolk

      This information is incorrect. The deal is when you buy 3 of the 99 cent or $1.29 bags and you get $1 ECB

      • It also works on the small bags. I did it here in Atlanta GA and it worked ! it was awesome i paid with $5 EB and got $5 EB back :)

        • Twirlly

          I'm in Atlanta too and bought 15 bags as shown on my receipt but only got 4 EBs back, paid with EBs I already had so I'll go get it straightened out tomorrow as I was in a rush then.

          • did u buy all lays

            • Twirlly

              Yep they were all lays… the only small bag chips in the boxes there were lays only.

        • Imsandd

          Wher in Atlanta?

        • Where did you find them in ATL?

    • Lzbacnik

      My CVS in southern Ohio, is when you buy 3 of the small .99 cent bags you get $1 ECB.

    • Mary

      Did not work in Fort Mill, SC

    • Galveston 2000

      how did you buy chips this week? is it on sale now?

    • Suzanne

      got 15…went to 2 other stores, and nothing…they have to have them in the first place…real glad for the 15, the youth mission trip is going to love them!

      • Couponjunkie

        Which store in Columbia, SC??

        • Suzanne

          Corner of Bull and Harden

    • Suzanne

      Columbia, SC

    • kim

      I was in CVS yesterday in Mint Hill, NC and ran into 2 Frito Lay's reps. I asked them about this deal, and they said they hadn't heard of it. They also told me that none of the Monroe/Charlotte CVS will have the small bags of chips. The smallest they have is the $.99 ones. So, this does NOT work near Charlotte. :(

    • Cherish

      Has anyone had trouble finding the clean and clear body wash? I have went to 4 CVS stores looking for this and they are always out.

      • Mbward86

        Same for me. I have 3 local stores and they are all out.

      • Heidi K.

        I went to the McDonough GA and the Griffin GA store for the body wash and they were out also. I was told they run out of most of the specials by close on Sunday!! However, I was able to get a raincheck for the ECB. So, when they restock, I can still get the $5 ECB when I buy $15 in the C/C product! Remember – CVS rainchecks dont have an expiration date either.

        • guest

          well i hope your not the lady i saw on sunday in mcdonough…. a lady no joke at 1:30 on SUNDAY afternoon had her ENTIRE basket filled with arm&hammer bottles, the dryer sheets and Finish…. she was nice enough to leave ONE dryer sheet so i guess some UNLUCKY person could just buy one and no free one and 5 bottles of the detergent… guess she was too cheap to buy all of the most expensive ones… well my mom couldnt help but say to her “hope the next store you go to is out”. this girl was NO JOKE no older than 25. AND to make it worse she was asking for RAINCHECKS!! I hope i dont see her again or i hope maybe the comment my mom made will deter her from doing the same. really one box left how nice….. fyi she has blonde hair about shoulder length. So i can almost guarantee every store on sundays when they are out of things are because of HER, they had plenty of stock but when someone loads a buggie full that wipes them out till their next truck,

          • guest

            i forgot to mention also the employees talk… not only among themselves but with other customers too….

            • lawman

              It's people like that that will cause the stores to become stricter with their coupon policies and ruin it for all of us.

          • Heidi K.

            FYI – Im NOT the one you saw in the McDonough Store. I work on weekends, so I dont do any of my shopping till Wednesday or Thursday. I like that CVS offers rainchecks. Only because they do sell out so fast by having several people purchase the same item or by one person taking it all. This way I can still get the sale items, at a later date and possibly with more coupons. However, I dont clear a shelf. I do try to be considerate.

      • vanmom2

        The Loganville,GA store FINALLY had a few out this morning…

    • mrs. b

      How can you get a rain check on an unadvertised deal? Doesn't the cashier have to see the deal in the ad and write the sale number down on the raincheck?

      • mrs. b

        I am referring to the lays deal. I see that some people are not able to find the 3 for $1 bags, yet there are comments saying to get a raincheck.

    • Mcleodsc

      Sumter, SC-no small bags, only .99

    • Kelly

      I found no chip deals at my 2 stores here in CT. Just the .99 ones. Bummer!!

    • CCShad

      Checked 3 stores in Mt. Pleasant, SC – they do not have the small bags on sale 3 for $1. The smallest bags are .99 each. BUT you can buy any 3 single serve Frito Lay item to get the $1 ECB. I bought salted peanuts, honey roasted nuts, hot (spicy) nuts, and sunflower seeds. They were all .50 each, so you get 3 for .50. I got an extra $1 ECB for Green bag tag, so even better deal.

    • Sue

      Duluth, GA – no small bags, only Big Grab ones for $1.29ea – no signs and cashiers had no idea about any 3for1 or ecb deal

    • Imsandd

      Stockbridge,Ga no small bags of Fritos and store seems to know nothing about this sale.

    • Jlaureano87

      Bradenton, FL went to three diff stores. None had any bags smaller then the 1.29 bags. I got three and DID get back $1 ECB.

    • Frances

      At Orangeburg, SC no small lays bags (3 for $1) they only had the mid-size bags for .99 I bought 3 and used .74 ECB came down to $2.23 plus I got $1 ECB. Then I used the $1 ECB to pay the other 3 bags. I still got $1 ECB, so I got the 6 bags of mid-size lays for .50 (something). Not bad! Just wish they had the small bags.

    • Kimdon41081

      Is this working in Nashville Tn. Brentwood area? Please advice.

      • Melinda

        No, Not in SMyrna TN

      • Karen

        no

      • swaltz1

        not in hendersonville either

    • Flygirl22963

      nope ,not in southern Texas……. :(

    • Mel

      The CVS where I live does not have this deal, Harriman,TN

    • Haven't checked my store (Valdosta) re: this offer but I can tell you that they've become more strict about giving rainchecks. I went in last Sunday evening (almost 2 weeks ago) and they were out of a few of the sale/ECB items in the ad. The manager would not offer me a raincheck b/c they had a shipment coming in the next day and would then have it in stock. She told me that if I came in Wednesday and they were still out, then she'd issue a raincheck. I did and was able to get one or two rainchecks because they were out AGAIN but she would not honor the milk. I forget the reason why but I know it was lame. Personally I believe that I SHOULD NOT have to return to the store the same week for a raincheck. I think it shows a disrespect for their customer's time. Their store is not exactly close to my house.

      • 333save

        you should complain to customer service about that. I know that if a store advertises a sale item and (there is no limited quantities available language) then they are required to have that item or a raincheck or it is false advertising and they can get in trouble for that.

    • Kathymomto3

      No 3 for $1 small bags in my area (So. FL) either, however. the cashier was kind enough to share that the Sunflower Seeds and peanuts that are 2/$1 print out the $1 ECB. It worked just like she said. Use previous ECB bucks and you'll get them for free and walk away with ECB in your pocket…

    • Melinda

      Not in Smyrna, TN :(

    • Terry Gable20

      When does this start? My CVS in Venice, Florida didn't know about it.

    • Cksspeed_33

      can you do this deal and get the ECB 's if you go on a different day or is it just a one time deal

    • Bamagrits84

      anyone found a store in montgomery where this works?

    • taraheise

      My CVS did not have them on sale 3 for $1 but I did get 5ECB after I purchased the 15. They were reg. price 99 cent each. Not really that great of a deal!

    • Kharter

      I checked CVS stores on Clairmont in Atlanta and PID – they did not have this smaller size. They did have the 99 cent sizes.

    • meme

      I just got back from my CVS and they did not have a sign on the chips,the price on each small bag was $1.29. I went to the check out with 3 bags to make sure before I had 15 bags in hand. She scanned them and the did not come up at sale price but she stated that it said “sale item”. I told her about the 3 for $1 deal and $1 ECB and she called the manager and they said to ring them up at 3 for $1!!!!!!!!!!1 Wooohooooo!!! Nice deal on chips and $5 worth of ECB

    • Tretreh

      My CVS didn't have it either. Gastonia, NC

    • kori

      didn't work for me. small bags were 1.29
      are there different regional sales now or something. because my store also didn't have the coke sale that was advertised a couple of weeks ago. makes it difficult to plan a shopping trip by the list on here. i've just recently noticed this happening.

    • Susanfh

      didn't work at CVS in Aiken SC either.

    • Missak

      No 3/$1 at Crossville, TN CVS.

    • Lisa Lint

      My CVS store did not hear abt the deal so I had to print the ad off and take it to them and they did honor it yaaaaaah :) in ALABAMA

      • cmeteach

        Where was the deal in print?

    • JulieB

      This didn't work for me today…..Spartanburg, SC

    • Charliesmom86

      you can buy the sunflower seeds or the little nut packs..not sure which of those is frito lay..but it would print out the ECBs too. And those are 2/$1.

      • I tried that today in simpsonville SC and , Nothing :(, oh well we had Peanuts for the Baseball game

      • KG

        I did the deal today at my local CVS and it worked great. I bought the sunflower seeds and nuts for 50 cents each. The limit at my store was 3 deals.

    • Jones Gk

      Anyone know if this deal is working in Al…Trussville/B'ham. Want to get these to take to a donation site.

    • cmeteach

      Is this the week ending 4/30, or next week? I just left CVS and they rep said he didn't know anything about it. I scanned a bag of chip on the kiosk and it said nothing about it.

    • Andy Son

      My CVS only had the plain Lay chips in the small bags. But it worked!

    • pelzer cupon newbie

      When does this deal stop?

      • Quilhil

        Was this last week or starting on 5/1?

    • tarheelpat

      The smallest bags at my CVS were $1.29. I'll have to check out the one I drive by on the way to work.

    • guest

      Does someone know if this deal is going on this week?

    • Shanta3380

      I work for CVS and the stores in my area do not carry the size of bags that is listed. We do carry the nuts though. The 99 cent bags work but you lay $2.97 for 3 bags then get $1 extra buck back

    • guest

      to Shanta3380—is this going on week of 5/1—-5/7 ?

    • Wmsmith1224

      It sure would help to know if this works for this week's ad. Also, is there a place I can print out the ad with this info. to show CVS if I run into a problem? I always like to have my information backed up. Thank you so much for all you do! :)

    • Emily

      I tried this at 2 different cvs stores. Neither had the 3/$1 bags and they wouldn't ring up the snack bags at that price because I didn't have a printed ad. ) = thats too bad.

    • RenainMA

      Is it true that if the Gatorade is B1G1 at CVS and I have B1G1 coupons then they are both FREE???