Walgreens Extreme Couponing (Week of 9/16): $5.00 or LessWelcome to this post where we will lay out some extreme couponing deals that will cost you about $5.00 each week! First, here’s everything you need to know about shopping at Walgreens:

Walgreens allows one manufacturer coupon and one store coupon per product. You may use Walgreens Register Rewards in addition to these coupons. The Register Rewards print like a Catalina on a little machine near the cash register. The most important thing to remember when coupon shopping at Walgreens is that you have to have as many items to purchase as you have coupons, including any Register Rewards you want to use. We often use “filler” (cheap, extra items) so that we have enough items to purchase.

Walgreens has just launched a Balance Rewards Loyalty Program. Click here to read about it. Here you will also find a chart indicating how many rewards dollars you’ll receive when you earn so many points. According to the chart, 1,000 Balance Rewards Points equals $1.00–$1.25, depending on when you choose to cash out your points.

Before shopping at Walgreens, you might want to review the Walgreens How-To Video. Walgreens is certainly the hardest drugstore to shop, but it has the best deals! What I like most is that you can repeat the deals and get more product. The limits are just one per transaction, so you can get more than one item–just don’t clear the shelves! Here’s a link to the coupon policy.


Buy 1 Blistex Moisture Melt Lip Care, 0.35 oz $2.00
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Register Reward
Pay $2.00, Receive $2.00 Register Reward


Buy 2 Stride ID Gum, 14 ct $1.00 each, when you buy 2
Buy 2, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points
Use B1G1 Free – Stride Gum, Max Value $1.00, Manufacturer Coupon – (target.com)
Or B1G1 iD Gum free single pack up to $1.79 from SS 9/16 (exp 11/10)
Pay $1.00, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points 


Buy 3 Glade PlugIns Scented Oil Warmer, Solid, 6 oz or Spray, 9 oz $1.33 each, when you buy 3
Buy 3, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points
Use three $1.00/1 – Glade Plugins Scented Oil Warmer or Starter Kit – (coupons.com)
Pay $1.00, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points


Buy 1 Mitchum or Lady Mitchum Antiperspirant/Deodorant, 1.5-2.7 oz $1.99
Buy 1, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points
Use one $0.75/1 Mitchum or Mitchum for Women product, excludes trial size and multipacks from SS 8/19 (exp 9/23)
Pay $1.24, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points 


Buy 2  Aussie Shampoo, Conditioner or Stylers, 6-14 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, sale price through 9/29
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 Register Reward through 9/29
Use one $3.00/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie products, excluding trial/travel size, limit of 4 like coupons in same shopping trip from RP 8/5 (exp 9/30)
Pay $3.00, Receive $2.00 Register Reward


Total:  $8.24, Receive two $2.00 Register Rewards and 3,000 Balance Point Rewards



Buy 2 ThermaCare HeatWraps, 2 or 3 pack $5.99 each
Buy 2, Receive 5,000 Balance Reward Points
Use 2 $3.00/1 – ThermaCare HeatWraps (facebook.com) coupon will be emailed to you
Pay $5.98, Receive 5,000 Balance Reward Points


Buy 2 Nice! Baking Soda, 16 oz $0.59, limit 3 (or  2 of any other filler of your choice)
Pay $1.18


Total: $7.16,  Use two $4.00 Register Rewards, Pay $3.16, Receive 5,000 Balance Rewards

Grand Total: $11.40 with 3,000 Balance Reward Points from transaction #1 and 5,000 Balance Rewards from transaction #2 for $30.00 worth of product at sale prices!

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19 thoughts on “Walgreens Extreme Couponing (Week of 9/16): $5.00 or Less”

How will the items with the RR work now?? ie – If you buy the Blistex Moisture Melt Lip Care (pay $2, get $2 RR), will you only be able to get the RR once?

It says on the website for the balance rewards that rewards will not be awarded if we use store credit. So does the register rewards count as store credit? Also, I was planning on using my gift card. Can i still use my gift card?

I did the 3/4$ glade plugIns scented oil warmer deal today. did deal as stated above and received a 2RR, which i think is a monthly deal. So, its a 2$ moneymaker. I wanted to see if the balance program would work today, all reward points were added to my card =)

Just popped on here to state the same. You beat me :)

did u use previous RR on this purchase?

no i didnt

@ thekrazycouponlady Is this true?? Have you seen if a $2RR is coming out with the purchase of the Glade PlugIns??

for the stride gum, since the coupon is bogo do you have to purchase 4 to get the points?

no only 2 at walgreens free items still count as 1.

i could not find the thermacare coupon?

There is a $1.00/1 coupon available in RP 8/26 if you did not print this previously. I printed mine last week so can’t check now.

no coupon at the link

well with the points you certainly spend more than 5 bucks since you can not use the points with things that generate points. ummm not liking this

We are still earning rewards that can be used on other items we buy. I don’t know about you but I still have to buy some things I don’t always find with rewards so I’m hoping it will still work. Time will tell as we all learn more about it and learn how to make it work. I’m trying to be optimistic.

I haven’t checked yet, but are we able to use these rewards to purchase papers or stamps — items not valid for purchase with RRs?

I just read the following: Points will not be earned in a transaction where Redemption Dollars or Store Credit is used. So if you pay with a gift card, you won’t earn any points?!?!?

Sounds that way. Disappointing, huh? We are all still learning this new system so we’ll keep you updated!

But you can still use on items that earn RR, or vice versa, right? Is there a limit like CVS? The Stride gum, what if I want 2000 pts.? Can I buy 4 in one transaction? Or is it all like bfore where we still have to separate the transactions and it doesn’t matter how many time you purchase the deal per account? LOTS of questions!

I believe you have to buy them in separate transactions just like with the RR’s!