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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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After a past online Q&A someone emailed saying I was a bit harsh on Rite Aid. I admit they aren’t my go-to drugstore and in reality it’s been over a year since I went to actually shop (and not just to get a price or a picture). So… for the next 4 weeks I’ll be going to Rite Aid every week and sharing what we got and how to do it!

This week I started with NO +UP Rewards so my out pocket was a bit high. I left though with $15 in rewards to spend next week. I also already got back $4 in my SavingStar account! In the end that means everything in the video, after rewards and rebates was around $10. Not too bad for a first trip.

Helpful links:

Rite Aid getting started guide.
Video Value Coupons
Load 2 Card Coupons

See all the Rite Aid deals running this week.

    • Kristy

      Riteaid definitely does have some great deals. I fill my RX’s through this pharmacy. I do go to CVS a lot also. But, Riteaid has an RX transfer giftcard they give out occasionally and you can get $25 +UP for transferring one prescription. Also, I always get a sale there for at least 20% off since I have met the gold status. I easily meet the requirement with the few RX’s I fill each month. The extra 20% off makes for even better deals when the UP rewards use normal prices.

    • Amanda Alford

      Rite aid just stresses me out.

    • Amanda Alford

      Rite aid just stresses me out.

    • VP22

      I am a huge Rite Aid fan. They have more deals that double dip than any other store. The video values and Facebook coupons are also great. I like that anyone can get those and they are not just sent to certain people. I also have a gold discount which means even more savings and I am already almost at gold to cover next year. For me, the only 2 negatives are not being able to use 2 coupons on a bogo and having to wait until the next day to use Up’s but I still get great deals that make up for that.

    • cindy

      I shop Rite Aid a lot… I just eat dinner tonight at a local restaurant where I live thanks to Rite Aid. Three of us ate for $ 25.00. I accumulated 500 reward points for an additional reward of a $25.00 off coupon. Last month I got a free magazine subscription for a year.. Not bad…

    • PamAlabam

      Am I thinking right when I say this: You got the dove items for about $14, then you said you got back $8 in rewards, so it was really like getting them for $6. But, next week when you use that reward, you will count that $6 again as a savings…I don’t think you really got the dove for just $6 in the first place. You paid $14. The savings truly start next week. A lot of times I look at deals that say, “it’s like getting it for X amount, when, no, I am really paying a lot more. Sometimes I think it might be better just to use our coupons in a store without the jacked up prices. Sure I might pay 50 cents more in the long run but there’s not so much to juggle and so many hoops to jump through. Am I crazy, lol?

    • Becky

      Thank you for focusing on Riteaid for this month. I used to shop CVS too but when we moved Riteaid is now right in our town and CVS is too far away so I just focus on Riteaid. I suggest checking out their clearance areas. Our Riteaid usually marks items down 50%+ and combining with coupons and ups you can get some awesome deals. in those areas.

    • kcreviews

      The main reasons I don’t like RA are: You can’t use the +UP rewards until 24 hours after you got them, and they expire quickly. I also don’t like having to watch videos to get coupons, or have to go through and click through all the Load2Card coupons. It’s all so time-consuming, and then many times my coupons won’t scan correctly and the cashier freaks out and calls the manager over and they stare at them for 10 minutes. And don’t get me started on Walgreens. CVS all the way!

    • Anna

      After my most recent visit to Rite Aid…I am a little confused as to why I did not get both coupons used for the Irish Springs Gear body wash. I loaded to my card the .75 off and I also a .50 coupon that I got out of the paper. I went in to get my hair product that I eyed on Monday with my $4 up rewards. Went to the register with just two items. I figured that the body wash would equal out to be under $2.74. My final total was $3.58 with just the coupon I handed the cashier applied not even the one I loaded to the card. (via Iphone card where it is kept on the phone and the cashier can scan it like it is the actual card) it let me use my up rewards but not the uploeaded coupon. Can you stack coupons like that or am just a little more confused than I think????