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Questions and Answers on Basic SAFEWAY info
What is Safeway?
What stores make up the SAFEWAY group of companies?
Pak 'N Save
Find a SAFEWAY near you: Store Locator
Where can I find coupons to help make my deals even sweeter???
Printable coupon sites:
Nestle coupon sites:
Safeway coupon sites (please rep supmeko here for this info).
When you find a Safeway coupon you like on their website, even though these come up as a coupons.com link, you can check the websites of their other stores and in many cases print additional coupons from the other store's links as well.
Safeway printables [safeway.com]
Tom Thumb printables [tomthumb.com]
Vons printables [vons.com]
Randalls printables [randalls.com]
Dominick's printables [dominicks.com]
Genuardi's printables [genuardis.com]
Carr's printables [carrsqc.com]
Pavilions printables [pavilions.com]
It might help your browser to add in a correct zip code for each of these websites. Here are confirmed accurate zips for the stores:
Safeway - 80205
Vons - 90210
Tom Thumb - 76107
Randalls - 78728
Dominicks - 60607
Genuardis - 19007
Carrs - 99901
P&G eSAVER eCoupons Click hereto load eCoupons onto your Safeway card which can be used with MQ's to get additional savings.
Upromise eCoupons Safeway also offer a program for Upromise eCoupons. For
those of you not familiar, Upromise saves towards college education. You can save for your kids, yourself (I think), even grandkids, nephews, whomever, I think. Click here [safeway.com] for more info.
Click here [upromise.com] to view CURRENT Upromise eCoupons.
Bricks coupon master list:http://www.couponsinc.com/corp/source/cp_clientlist.asp
Problems printing Bricks coupons? First posted here: This may fix your problem! Just follow the instructions in this thread to alter the url to suit your browser. If you want to rep alanisrox69 (Derek), he posts often in the CVS threads.
Problems scanning Q's at SCO? First posted here:
Credit for this goes to Skibum - On the SCO at Safeway if your coupon doesnt scan you can manually input the numbers using the enter PLU function. Basically its the option where you would enter produce.
A coupon database is available at www.Families.com once you've registered there. Good resource for checking availability & location of coupons for specific items you're interested in. (Thx to errickson for the info!) Another great one is available at www.coupontom.com . And the nice thing here, you don't have to register!
This thread has good info on what coupons are available, what insert they were in and the date.
Also keep in mind the Entertainment Book typically has money saving coupons for Safeway listed quarterly. And, if your store doesn't object, these coupons sometimes do not beep based on dates.
Coupon use at Safeway
Safeway usually issues store specific coupons via various formats...newspaper ads, mailers & emails. You can sign up for emails on their website.
Their coupons tend to scan fine at any store within their brand, even if the stores are not in the same area. For example, Tom Thumb coupons work at Randall's, and vice versa.
Their coupons also tend to scan fine at any store within their brand, even if the coupon says it's good only at a certain store. The best example of these are the ones issued when a store is remodeling or for a grand opening.
Usually, their coupons scan fine when you are using two different types of their coupons on one product. For example, $1 off Tide from a newspaper ad and $2 off Tide from some other source. This only works when the two coupons are obviously different (check the codes). I am not sure if it would work if you were only buying one item and trying to use two store coupons. I've never had a reason to test that.
Their coupons can be used in conjunction with manufacturers coupons, even if that causes an overage, although they won't pay you to take products out of the store!
Some stores don't accept internet printable coupons, there is a corporate policy on what coupons they take, and some stores follow this policy to the nth degree. If you get to one of these stores, try the store down the street, it is probably much more coupon friendly.
Manufacturer coupons for free or bogo items tend to attempt to give you credit for the price of the item without the card discount, but they usually beep for the cashier to approve the coupon.
Self Checkout lanes (SCOs) are a great way to get out of the store quickly. You can use your coupons except all BOGO, FREE and coupons over $3.00 (may be $2) require cashier intervention. This can be a hassle if you have very many of these type of coupons. You will also have trouble if you're buying a clearanced product that has the % off tag that has to be scanned.
Stores in different areas have different promotional deals regarding the doubling and/or tripling of coupons. If you see someone commenting on it here, you need to check what your local store does.
And while coupons may scan fine, the cashier you're dealing with can make any of the above YMMV.
CATALINA MARKETING CONTACT INFO:
If you face any problem while using or getting Catalina coupons (CATs), you can call or contact them.
Link : http://www.catalinamarketing.com/contact/
Phone: Catalina Marketing 1-888-322-3814 or call 1-888-8COUPONS (1-888-826-8766) (in case Cats don't print) open from 7AM - 8PM EST M-F
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SAFEWAY B&M CHAT THREAD:
• Another thread has been created for all the OT chat in the Safeway Deals thread. Hopefully this thread will help decrease the OT in the deals thread and we all have a place to chat! Click here to visit the Safeway Chat Thread.
SAFEWAY SCAN ACCURACY POLICY: First posted here:
I asked for their scan accuracy policy and this is what they replied with:
Also, please find below our scanning accuracy policy at your local Safeway stores:Safeway policy on B1G1F Q usage:
We guarantee the accuracy of our electronic checkout system. Safeway will give you the item free, if the price on your detailed receipt is different (higher or lower) than indicated in advertisements or shown on the shelf price tag. You will only receive one of the items for free with the remaining items at the correct price.
If the item is on sale and register rings up the regular price, the store will only pay the difference on the item. If a customer is overcharged on a Buy One Get One special, not only will they receive the free item, they will receive the overcharged item free as well. It is subjected to a limit of one.
This does not apply to liquor, tobacco, or fluid milk items. In these cases, you will get the item at the sale price instead of free.
"On Buy One, Get One Free ("BOGO") offers, customer must purchase the first iem to receive the second item free. BOGO offers are not 1/2 price sales. If only a single item purchased, the regular price applies. Manufacturer's coupons may be used on purchased items only -- not on free items."
CF - Cellfire, an electronic q site
CPK - California Pizza Kitchen
DFW - Dallas Fort Worth
EQ - electronic coupon
FF - Frozen Food Promo - Month of March
GS - garage sale
GG - green giant
IMHO/IMMO - in my humble/modest opinion
IOW - in other words
ISO - in search of
IVDSO - in very desperate search of
M2M - Mom to Mom, a Safeway store brand
OTOH - on the other hand
PB - Pillsbury
RP - RedPlum, publisher of newspaper insert coupons
SB - Scrubbing Bubbles
SBUX - Starbucks
SC - Shortcuts, an electronic Q site
SS - SmartSource, publisher of newspaper insert coupons
TLOD - The Land of Doubles
TMF - Try Me Free
TYVM/TYSM - thank you very much, thank you so much
COUPON SOURCES: (also see S'momma's post #1 above for more info)
• Shortcuts, Cellfire and other e-coupons can be stacked for use on one item (or more, as specified by the eQ, e.g. $1/2 or $1/4). eQs may also be combined with paper Qs. eQs are one time-use only and should come off your account within 24 hours of redemption (unless there's a glitch).
Shortcuts – Register at www.shortcuts.com with your zipcode or one from the Wiki (see above), and update the profile with your Club Card info. Max number of offers that may be loaded to your card at any time is 75. To view all eQs loaded to your card at once: Click on the "My Coupons" tab >> click on the "Brand" label to sort the list into brand groups alphabetically and then click the "Print" icon on the page (not your browser icon). An preview list will open in a new tab or window rather than an output document. You can simply view and close the page, save to PDF or print to hardcopy.
Cellfire – Register at www.cellfire.com using the same process as above. You may load as many offers as you wish. Click the "Print Shopping List" button to view a single page of all eQs loaded to your card, sorted by brand.
Coupons.com – Register HERE [coupons.com]. Offers may differ from those at Cellfire and Shortcuts.
Softcoin – Register HERE [softcoin.com]. Offers are somewhat different from Shortcuts, Cellfire and coupons.com. More details here.
* Certain eQs are duplicated on both Shortcuts and Cellfire -- and that's a good thing! All eQs per like item should come off at once at checkout.
Issues with E-Coupons Not Redeeming? File a dispute in the "contact us" section directly on each particular e-coupon site. You may need to scan your receipt and email it to the company. Please note that shortcuts.com does not have an automatic setup for card-refunding so you will NOT see SAFEWAY or affiliates listed as an optional store in the dispute form. You will need to submit generic contact comments with your store/card/receipt numbers and items and then shortcuts will send you a gift card for the amount you did not receive in e-coupons.
* Paper Qs may be combined with eQs in the same transaction. Check the following threads for paper Q possibilities:
Alphabetical List of Unexpired Newspaper CouponsSW IP POLICY
Printable Manufacturer's Coupon Compilation
Betty Crocker [bettycrocker.com]
Box Tops 4 Education [boxtops4education.com]
• Direct link is here.
SW MINIMUM PURCHASE REQUIREMENT POLICY
• Making sense of store coupons
• Check the coupon. If the second grouping of numbers ends in "01" it will ask for 1 item so you can use a coupon on the 1 item you are purchasing smoothly, but if it's "14", it will ask for 2 items.
• Interested in being a blinkie lady? Info is here.
DOUBLE/TRIPLE COUPON AREAS AND POLICIES
Oregon and SW Washington -- "Double up to four coupons (Maximum 50c each). Present this coupon with up to four manufacturers' "Cents-Off" coupons and save up to 50c additional per coupon at Safeway. Offer does not apply to retailer, 'FREE,' alcohol, tobacco, electronic 'checkout' coupons that state savings of Double Coupons. 'Cents-Off' coupon may not exceed today's price for the item redeemed. No cash refund. Must be redeemed in a single transaction. 1 double coupon per manufacturer's coupon. 4 double coupons per family per shopping trip. MISREDEMPTION CONSTITUTES FRAUD. Valid in Oregon Safeway stores (except Milton-Freewater) and S.W. Washington stores serving Clark, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Skamania and Klickitat Counties [geology.com]. CANNOT BE USED FOR ONLINE PURCHASE.
Double coupons up to $0.99.
We double coupons up to and including $0.99 when you use your Safeway Club Card (e.g. manufacturer's coupon $0.99 off, doubled to $1.98 off). Manufacturers coupons $1.00 off or more redeemed at face value. Only one coupon will be doubled on multiple purchases of same product (including participating varieties); additional coupons redeemed at face value and terms. Sales limited to stock on hand. We reserve the right to limit quantities. No rain checks. No cash back. No sales to dealers. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer. Safeway coupons will not be doubled.
Other regions -- PM someone in your area to get the details of coupon doubles/tripples since it varies so much from region to region and store to store.
How to search the thread:
In the upper right of the page along the forum menus, look for Search this Thread.
Type in a relevant keyword, such as Kraft or Ziploc. Words are often misspelled so try to think creatively about possible variations if you come up short on search results.
Please, please, please REP the OP for all his/her posts with the Safeway ad previews. Please keep in mind that these ad scans are for different areas, so your area's ad might differ in prices, featured items, etc. Also, you can go to www.safeway.com and click on "Weekly Specials" in the top right corner to see your own local ad.
Week of 6/23 - 6/29
Week of 6/30 - 7/6
WEEKLY DEALS, Q MATCHUPS:
• Store prices are regional and may differ from your ad
French's Mustard= $1.50 Rep tfaci HERE
- $0.50/1 IP or $0.50/1 (SS 5/9) *doubled
- $0.50/1 SW Q (Get out and Grill Booklet)
STORE PROMOS, CATALINA OFFERS
Nestle Sparkling Water 6/14/ – 7/11
Buy 3, get $2
Buy 4 or more, get $3 oyno
Working at Safeway wyb Arrowhead sparkling water: Get $2 oyno for every three bottles purchased
Bacardi mixers 6/25 - 7/18:
Buy 4, get $1
Buy 5, get $2
Buy 6, get $3 OYNO
Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks 6/14 - 7/11 ***Excludes Fruit Shapes***
Buy 3 and get $1.50 or
Buy 4 and get $2.50 or
Buy 5 or more and get $3.50 OYNO
Capri Sun 7/21 - 8/8
Buy 2, get $1
Buy 3, get $2
Buy 4+ get $3 OYNO
Kelloggs Special K Protein Meal Bars (6ct or larger) or Protein Shakes (4ct) 6/1 – 6/28
Buy 2, get $2
Buy 3, get $3
Buy 4 or more, get $4
Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft or Miller Genuine Draft 64 beer 18-pack 6/11 – 7/4
Buy 1 get $2 OYNO shopping order of $12 or more
Buy 2 get $5 OYNO shopping order of $15 or more
Buy 3 get $10 OYNO shopping order of $20 or more
Minute Maid Fridge Packs 6/25-7/18
B4 or more G$3 coupon off your next shopping order
Pepperidge Farm sandwich rolls, hot dog or hamburger buns or Deli Flats thin rolls thru 7/6
Buy 2, get $2 oyno
Propel Vitamin Enhanced Water Beverages 6/18 - 7/11
Spend $6 - $8.99 & get $1
Spend $9 - $11.99 & get $2
Spend $12 or more and get $3 OYNO
***Because this is SAFEWAY and not WAGS ALL cats will "roll"***
SAFEWAY COUPON BOOKS
June HBA booklets MFQ June books
"Save over $13"
$1/1 any Excedrin 80ct or larger or any Benefiber (5)
$1/1 Nature Made (5)
$1/1 Lubriderm (excludes 1-3.3oz) (5)
$2/1 Renu Sensitive (5)
$2/1 Neutrogena suncare (5)
$2/1 Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defense or Daily Advance (5)
$1.50/1 Nivea for Men (5)
$1.50/2 Reach floss, brush or Listerine (5)
$.75/1 Jonny Cat litter (5)
$1/1 Vanity Fair napkins (5)
$1/1 Kleenex Hand Towels (9 9)
$1/2 Kleenex facial tissues (9 9)
Add Dairy to your Summer Adventure coupon books:
Store coupons Valid 5/26 to 7/14
$1/2 Lucerne Cheese 16oz
$1/2 Lucerne Cream Cheese
$1/2 Lucerne Sour Cream 16oz
$1/2 multi pack Eating Right Pro-biotic yogurt
$1/1 Lucerne Non-dairy creamer 32oz
$.50/1 or $1/2 Lucerne Creamery Fresh Ice Cream 1.5 to 1.75qt
MFQ expire 7/31
$1/2 Kraft Singles
$1/2 Kraft Natural Shredded
$1/2 Jello snacks
$1/2 Knudsen or Breakstone's Sour Cream or Cottage Cheese
$1/2 Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream pints
$1/1 Nestle Coffee Mate
$1/5 Weight Watchers yogurt cups
$1/2 Florida's Natural
$1/2 Tillamook Cheese (did this make Essx happy ?)
$1/2 Chobani 32oz
$1/2 Sargento Natural Deli Sliced
$1/1 Sorrento or Precious fresh mozzarella
$1/2 Kozy Shack 22oz or 6 packs
$1/2 Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough
$1/10 Yoplait cups
$1/2 Popsicle Ice Pops and Fudgsicle
$.55/1 Promise Spread
$.50/1 Silk Soymilk
$.50/2 Simply Juices
$.50/1 Land O Lakes Butter
$.55/1 International Delight pint
$.55/1 Horizon Organic Milk half gal
$.55/1 Simply Hashbrowns
$.55/1 All Whites