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Old 10-07-2010, 05:44 PM
 
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To those who often take advantage of cash rebates what types of stores normally offer them? How do you usually find them? Any good websites related to rebates?
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Old 10-08-2010, 06:47 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Rite Aid has a 'single-check rebate program' they offer on various items each month - you simply go on-line, enter your receipts and then at the end of the month, you request one check of all your monthly rebates. They list most of them in their weekly ads, and there are others they have in a monthly brochure you can get in-store. I do think they are beginning to phase this program out though as they are going to a system more similar to CVS Extra Bucks where they give you 'credit' towards a future purchase.
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Old 10-08-2010, 11:16 AM
 
Location: West Seneca, NY
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I also would have said Rite Aid. If you can time it right you can use a coupon when initially paying for the item and then when you get your rebate the item you bought is effectively free. Staples also offers rebates, but their rebates are sent back to you as a check for store credit. Not a bad deal, though, since I'll use the rebates to buy printer ink.
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Old 10-08-2010, 11:29 AM
 
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If you can time it right you can use a coupon when initially paying for the item and then when you get your rebate the item you bought is effectively free.
Yeah I've heard about doing things like that. This is one reason I wanted to start trying to take advantage of rebates. I'd never really paid too much attention to rebates before.
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Old 10-09-2010, 05:16 AM
 
Location: West Seneca, NY
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Yeah I've heard about doing things like that. This is one reason I wanted to start trying to take advantage of rebates. I'd never really paid too much attention to rebates before.
My advice to you would be to sign up to receive the weekly flyer sent to you via e-mail. I don't get the newspaper at home, and I often will forget to go to the store websites. This way I have all their weekly sales right in my inbox.

Good luck!
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Old 10-11-2010, 02:06 PM
 
Location: The Pizzle, FLorida and Poconos in Pa
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To those who often take advantage of cash rebates what types of stores normally offer them? How do you usually find them? Any good websites related to rebates?
I used to like rebates. Now I want my bargain up front. I've had experiences when I didn't get the rebate promised and it ended up making the item cost more. Plus my time and cost for mailing. Not worth it anymore for me.
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Old 01-27-2011, 10:53 AM
 
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To those who often take advantage of cash rebates what types of stores normally offer them? How do you usually find them? Any good websites related to rebates?
Menards has a lot, I gave up on trying on them though. They wind up sending you a postcard to redeem for the money towards your next purchase which for me personally I normally wind up going in to buy something I dont even really need just because I have a $7 credit so I wind up paying $10-$20 on top of the $7 credit for something I probably wouldn't have bought anyway had I not gotten the rebate.
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Old 02-01-2011, 09:56 PM
 
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I'm not a "junkie" but I take advantage of rebates, if I can get them. It doesn't mean I'll buy the more expensive product just for the rebate, though. I'm a little miffed at the last purchase, though. Bought a Cooks product, like that bullet thing. Sent in for the ten dollar rebate and waited patiently the full eight weeks. At the ninth week, I called the company and they said they never received it. Yeah, okay .... whatever. Never had problems like that with other companies. I think it was a ripoff. Won't buy any of their products ever again. They aren't that great, anyway.
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:02 PM
 
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You're right rfr. I pretty much quit going to Menards because of their rebate program. When I do rebates, I want that money in my savings account, not to buy something at the store. Except for Walgreens, that is where I go anyway so I appreciate their rebate. But their's is usually very good. Example: buy $15 worth of hair care product and receive $5 rebate. It was for a product I use and the product itself was on sale so it was a win-win for me.
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