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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Cottonnelle Deal at Harris Teeter- Make Money for Future Trips!



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Yesterday in our house, we were on our last roll of toilet paper. Normally I keep it stocked but I was out of town during the last two Harris Teeter Saturday specials where they had the toilet paper that I like on sale. So, I was happy to see the Cottonelle deal going on last week and this week. 

 Right now, there is a national Catalina special going on where if you buy 2 packs of Cottonelle toilet paper (12 pack or larger) you get a $2 Catalina coupon back that you can spend on your next purchase. If you buy 3 or more packs you will receive a $6 coupon.  

I received notice of this offer as a coupon when I checked out 
at the Register a few weeks ago.

Cottonelle 12 packs (they claim these are the big rolls that are equal to 24 rolls) are currently on sale at Harris Teeter for $8.99. So, I went for it and bought 3 packs. 

As a bonus, each pack had a $1.00 off coupon attached that doubled to $2.00 off, making the packs $6.99 instead of $8.99. There were also coupons recently in the August 12th Sunday paper for Cottonnelle for $.50 off, which aren't quite as good as the $1.00 coupons that were attached to the toilet paper.  

The grand total before tax was $20.97 and after paying I got back a $6.00 Catalina. Actually, it only printed out a $3 Catalina which puzzled me. Fortunately, I had a copy of the deal with me (it had printed out during a previous trip) and once I showed it to them and the manager gave me a $3 credit. So, it pays to have proof of these Catalina deals. 

 In the end, counting the $6 back that I made, I got (3 packs) 36 rolls for $14.97. This comes out to $.42 per roll. Compare that to the Sam's Club price of $.66 per roll AND the Sam's Club rolls are smaller, having only 164 sheets versus the 176 sheet rolls that I got today. 


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Even if there was no Catalina offer of $6 back, I still would have paid $.58 per roll which is still less than Sam's Club. I will admit that I've actually paid less than this for Cottonelle toilet paper before. I've gotten the 12 packs for as little as $4.99 and once I got it for $2.99 (special EVIC price and a $3 coupon). However, seeing that we were basically out of toilet paper and this deal was still better than the warehouse club price, I decided to go for it!

To see a list of more Catalina deals (deals where you buy a certain amount of something and earn money to spend on your next trip), click here. Southern Savers keeps a list of them. It's not always perfectly accurate, and it doesn't contain ALL the Catalina deals, but it's the best list I've been able to find.

4 comments:

  1. That list you linked shows if you buy 3 or more, you get $3 off so where does the $6 come into play? Is there a specific place that shows that deal other than the southern savers list?

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  2. Hey beachgrl,

    The deal details printed out for me at the register as a Catalina coupon, which I took into the store with me. I will post a pic of it above in about 5 minutes!

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  3. ahhh, ok...because I bought three last night and only got one coupon

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