Friday, May 9, 2014

$5 & $10 CVS Scenarios for the Weekly Ad of May 11, 2014

Below are deal scenarios for the CVS ad for the week of 5/11/14 for shoppers just starting their CVS shopping adventure or who do not have any or many extra bucks on hand and do not want to spend much cash.  There are scenarios for $5 out of pocket cash and $10 out of pocket cash.
You can save the extra bucks left from the last transaction for next week’s extra buck deals and have even less out of pocket then, or you could use them towards some of the CVS deals this week or other sale items from this week's CVS Weekly Ad.

Five Dollars CVS Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $4.48 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $1.25
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $13.97 sale priced



Transaction 1:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate 360 toothbrush 1 ct. $3.49 Get $2.50 ECB
Use 1 (one) $1/1 Colgate 360 or Slim Soft Manual Toothbrush, (SS 04/27/14)

Buy 1 (one)   Speed Stick Gear apdo 2.7-4 oz $3.99 Get $1 ECB
Use 1 (one) $2.00 off any Speed Stick Gear PRINTABLE

CASH:  $4.48   + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3.50
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $7.48  sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate 360 toothbrush 1 ct. $3.49 Get $2.50 ECB

Use $3.50 ECB from Transaction 1

CASH:  $0  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $2.50
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $3.49 sale priced  


Transaction 3:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate 2in1 4.6 oz, MaxFresh, MaxWhite, MaxClean 6 oz, Total Advanced or Total Whitening 4-4.2 oz $3 Get $1.25 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste 3.4 oz or larger, excludes 2.8 oz, 2.8 oz bonus, .75 oz or .85 oz trial (SS 5/11) 

Use $2.50 ECB from Transaction 2


CASH:  $0  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $1.25
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $3  sale priced  

Ten Dollars CVS Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $9.71 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $1
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $22.96 sale priced


Transaction 1:

Buy 2 (two)   Colgate 360 toothbrush 1 ct. $3.49x2=$6.98 Get $2.50 ECB x 2 = $5 ECB
Use 1 (one) $1/1 Colgate 360 or Slim Soft Manual Toothbrush, (SS 04/27/14) (if you have two of these coupons you can use both and spend less)

Buy 1 (one)   Speed Stick Gear apdo 2.7-4 oz $3.99 Get $1 ECB
Use 1 (one) $2.00 off any Speed Stick Gear PRINTABLE

CASH:  $7.97   + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $6
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $10.97 sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 2 (two)   Colgate 2in1 4.6 oz, MaxFresh, MaxWhite, MaxClean 6 oz, Total Advanced or Total Whitening 4-4.2 oz $3 x 2 = $6 Get $1.25 ECB x 2 = $2.50 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste 3.4 oz or larger, excludes 2.8 oz, 2.8 oz bonus, .75 oz or .85 oz trial (SS 5/11) (if you have two of these coupons you can use both and spend less)

Buy 1 (one)   Gold Emblem Red Bag candy 2.5-7 oz or Gold Coins 1.5 oz $0.99
Use 1 (one) $0.25 scanner coupon printing week of 5/11

Use $6 ECB from Transaction 1

CASH:  $0.24 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $2.50
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $6.99 sale priced  


Transaction 3:

Buy 2 (two)   Dial bar soap 3 pk. or Complete hand wash 7.5 oz 2/$5 Get $1 ECB wyb (2)
Use 1 (one) $1/2 Dial deep cleansing hand soaps 8oz, foaming hand soaps, liquid hand soap refills or bar soaps 3 bar+ (RP 5/11)

Use $2.50 ECB from Transaction 2


CASH:  $1.50  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $1
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $5 sale priced  

Abbreviations:  SS—Smartsource, RP—RedPlum, P&G—Proctor & Gamble, GM—General Mills, ECB—extra bucks, WYB—When you buy

Remember, printables can reach their print limit at which time they will no longer be available:  CVS Deals Disclaimer


  • Learn how to figure out how to Roll Extra Bucks from one transaction onto the next to have the least out of pocket cost.  
  • If you are new to CVS shopping, start by reading the 10 step lessons in the CVS 101 Series for beginners.
  • Learn the benefits of Rolling CVS Extra Bucks from one week to the next.

Thanks to Didie at WeUseCoupons for the coupon match-ups.

Disclosure: Links in this post may be Simply CVS affiliate partners or personal referral links.

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