Rain Check and Free Milk Shopping Trip


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I always make sure to get a rain check at the end of a sale if it is something we use frequently. Recently Kellogg's Special K cereals were on sale at Safeway for $1.99, while I could have price matched them at Walmart, I knew that the FREE Milk Catalina was coming soon and wanted to take advantage of it. Total before coupons and rain check: $31.72, total spent: $10.92. That's a savings of 66% not counting the FREE Milk Catalina! Shopping Trip Details: (6) Kellogg's Special K cereals - … [Read more...]

What is a Raincheck?


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In the couponing world, Rainchecks are an important part of saving big amounts of money when shopping.  What is a raincheck?  It is basically a second chance at the advertised deal. A raincheck is a merchant or store's promise or commitment to sell you an item that is no longer on their shelves at the advertised price (on the day you are shopping) as soon as it is restocked and becomes available.  The majority of stores have this perk when shopping with them. If you arrive at a store, ready to … [Read more...]

Rain Check Strategies: Save Huge Dollars with a Rain Check File!


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Read this entire article.  It will save you HUGE dollars!  How many times have you spent time preparing your shopping list, preparing your spreadsheet, clipping your coupons and driving to the store only to realize that once you get there they only have 1 of the 10 items you were shopping for?   Not cool.  Not cool at all.  Certainly I read all the comments from frustrated Wiz Kids about the shelf clearing in their area.  I agree. There is nothing more frustrating than going to the store for … [Read more...]