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Official GiantPA (PA, MD, VA, and WV) Thread.

TheBOSSlady 1,269 494 February 19, 2009 at 04:48 PM in Grocery (2)
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Last Edited by slayers750 June 24, 2009 at 01:03 PM
I see a couple of posts for www.giantpa.com, so I thought we could start an official thread and post deals here each week!!! heart

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Last Edited by amorantin June 26, 2009 at 08:20 AM
1. This thread is mainly for GiantPA stores and probably not the other Giant food stores outside of PA, which are related to Stop and Shop, as they have somewhat different deals.

2. It was decided via here http://forums.slickdeals.net/showthread.php?sduid=204770&t=1178007&highlight=giant+poll that the giant stores would get their own thread -- IMHO, up to the community if they want all Giant Food deals here, or just GiantPA stores here.

From my limited knowledge -- it seems the GiantPA stores and the other Giant stores are very different... Dontknow

FYI - The only stores in VA/MD that are GiantPA stores are those along I-81 Corridor in VA around Winchester to Waynesboro and also those in Hagerstown/Eldersburg in MD. Other Giant stores in VA and MD as well as DC and DE should check out this new Official Giant Food (DC, DE, MD, VA) Deals Thread. Hope this helps! (amorantin)

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#1576
Quote from jdc241 View Post :
Huge money maker with this week's gas points. Gatorade chews are part of the buy seven get 40 cents off a gallon.

Buy 70 chews for 70 dollars
Get back 4000 points or 4 dollars off per gallon.......

if you get the full 30 gallons you would get 120 dollars worth of gas......

50 dollar money maker
shake headno go for me only need 17 gal when empty and hubby uses diesel which they don't carry, but thanks!
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Quote from jdc241 View Post :
Huge money maker with this week's gas points. Gatorade chews are part of the buy seven get 40 cents off a gallon.

Buy 70 chews for 70 dollars
Get back 4000 points or 4 dollars off per gallon.......

if you get the full 30 gallons you would get 120 dollars worth of gas......

50 dollar money maker
Here we can only fill up one vehicle. I have heard of ways people have used to get "around" this restriction, but have never tried it myself, so we stick to filling up our largest tank vehicle when we get gas points.

Our largest vehicle gas tank holds a maximum of 17 gallons.
7 x $1.00 - $7.00 out of pocket cost for every $.40 off per gallon.
$.40 x 17 gallons = $6.80 off per every seven Gatorade Chews purchased.

Where I live gas is about $3.65 per gallon. That's approximately 9 orders of Chews.
9 x 7 = 63 chews which = $63 out of pocket.
9 x $.40 = $3.60 off per gallon

Doing the math...
17x $3.65 (price per gallon)= $62.05
17 x $3.60 (savings per gallon if purchasing 63 chews)= $61.20

$62.05 - $61.20 = $.85 out of pocket for 17 gallons of gas.
$.85 + $63 (cost of the chews) = $63.85

It's only a deal if...

1. You really like Gatorade Chews and will eat them all.
2. You have fill-up needs of over 17 gallons of gas and can get it without a hassle.
3. If you somehow have coupons that will take money off the cost of the chews.
4. If your store actually has this amount of chews in stock & if the store will allow you to purchase them. (In the past I have had the store manager frown upon purchasing large amounts of a single item, even in the last hours of a sale.)

Otherwise it just is a waste of time, effort and money. If you don't like the chews and use the chews you will be paying money for something you do not eat and still have to pay a tiny bit out of pocket in order to fill up your gas tank.

As always, do what you feel best fits your needs. In our case, we will be skipping this deal as we do not eat these chew things and have no use for them. We'll wait to see if there is a better deal on something we will use in the future weeks.
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Just bring gas containers with you. I bring three 5 gallon plus one 1 gallon and fill that plus my truck to get to the 30 gallons.
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#1579
Another money maker on Quaker Real Medleys cups.
93.10 for 70 and get 4000 gas points($120 off 30 gallons) roughly extra $27 off gas.

I'm so glad they are finally doing buy so many get gas deals instead of just double rewards
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I am not a big GiantPa Shopper, but you really need to look at the Frozen Instant Savings Deal this week. Buy $20 select items, get $10 off. That is 50% off right off the bat.

Also instant savings come off even when using coupons.

I just got 43 items for 16.xx after coupons and instant savings. There are lots of IP's for some of the items. I did not even use an insert coupons, all IP's and saved over $105.00 with coupons and Instant Savings.

Check out the flyer.
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Last edited by chipilota February 26, 2013 at 12:04 PM
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I am not a big GiantPa Shopper, but you really need to look at the Frozen Instant Savings Deal this week. Buy $20 select items, get $10 off. That is 50% off right off the bat.

Also instant savings come off even when using coupons.

I just got 43 items for 16.xx after coupons and instant savings. There are lots of IP's for some of the items. I did not even use an insert coupons, all IP's and saved over $105.00 with coupons and Instant Savings.

Check out the flyer.
This says after coupons and discounts and in the past it didn't work, but awesome if it is now. Hints on coupons and items purchased????
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This says after coupons and discounts and in the past it didn't work, but awesome if it is now. Hints on coupons and items purchased????
I would like to know this also.wave
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#1583
I did 6 deals in one transaction, and got $60 off.

My trip included

Birds Eye Voila $1.75/1 [smartsource.com]

Stouffers Facebook Save $1/2
T.G.I. Fridays Snacks From Coupons.com
Birdseye Veggies, used $1/1 IP I printed earlier.

lots of other items are in ad as well.

Quote from chocandy View Post :
This says after coupons and discounts and in the past it didn't work, but awesome if it is now. Hints on coupons and items purchased????

The IS deal with coupons does not work at Stop & Shop, but does work at sister store GiantPA. Or at least did for me today.
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Last edited by chipilota February 26, 2013 at 02:11 PM
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Quote from chipilota View Post :
I did 6 deals in one transaction, and got $60 off.

My trip included

Birds Eye Voila $1.75/1 [smartsource.com]

Stouffers Facebook Save $1/2
T.G.I. Fridays Snacks From Coupons.com
Birdseye Veggies, used $1/1 IP I printed earlier.

lots of other items are in ad as well.




The IS deal with coupons does not work at Stop & Shop, but does work at sister store GiantPA. Or at least did for me today.
Thanks you very much, I plan to go there tomorrow so hopefully it still works. I know I became very frustrated in the past but willing to try again.
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#1585
I just did the $10 off $20 deal at gaint and it worked well with coupons.
I bought
5 boxes of Kellogg's waffles
2 bird eye volia
2 stouffers (french bread pizza) and
I used 2x$1.75 bird eye volia coupons and 1x$1.50/2 stouffer coupon
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#1586
[QUOTE=pww;57848108]I just did the $10 off $20 deal at gaint and it worked well with coupons.
I bought
5 boxes of Kellogg's waffles
2 bird eye volia
2 stouffers (french bread pizza) and
I used 2x$1.75 bird eye volia coupons and 1x$1.50/2 stouffer coupon[/QUOTE

Was your total under or over $20 after coupons
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[QUOTE=MHack8465;57851014]
Quote from pww View Post :
I just did the $10 off $20 deal at gaint and it worked well with coupons.
I bought
5 boxes of Kellogg's waffles
2 bird eye volia
2 stouffers (french bread pizza) and
I used 2x$1.75 bird eye volia coupons and 1x$1.50/2 stouffer coupon[/QUOTE

Was your total under or over $20 after coupons
the answer you want very easy to get using the flyer and the calculator.
kelloggs waffles 5x1.66=8.34
birds viola 2x3.99=7.98
stouffers pizza 2x2.50=5.00
Total 21. 32
coupons: 2x1.75+1.50=5.
after coupons 16.32.

pww, please tell if you scan your mfg coupons before or after your card?
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[QUOTE=Mariika;57851394]
Quote from MHack8465 View Post :

the answer you want very easy to get using the flyer and the calculator.
kelloggs waffles 5x1.66=8.34
birds viola 2x3.99=7.98
stouffers pizza 2x2.50=5.00
Total 21. 32
coupons: 2x1.75+1.50=5.
after coupons 16.32.

pww, please tell if you scan your mfg coupons before or after your card?
We can assume that your total was then 6.32 after $10 off, correct?
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[QUOTE=Mariika;57851394][QUOTE=MHack8465;57851014]

the answer you want very easy to get using the flyer and the calculator.
kelloggs waffles 5x1.66=8.34
birds viola 2x3.99=7.98
stouffers pizza 2x2.50=5.00
Total 21. 32
coupons: 2x1.75+1.50=5.
after coupons 16.32.

pww, please tell if you scan your mfg coupons before or after your card?[/QUOT
I went to the regeister then casheir first rang my itemes and hit the enter button or something then $10 deduct from my total, after that I gave my coupons.

I bought
3 boxes of chocolate chip waffles and 2 boxes of cinnamon brown suger waffles
2bags of Alfredo chicken viola
2 boxes of french bread pizza.
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Last edited by pww February 27, 2013 at 04:59 PM
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[QUOTE=shystalips;57862070]
Quote from Mariika View Post :
We can assume that your total was then 6.32 after $10 off, correct?
it is correct.
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