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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Scan Giveaway

 
(maybe some day I'll get pictures of food/drink that's not been half eaten or or totally swigged!)

I just had to share this little tidbit I knew nothing about until Sunday!  So I went to Albertsons and used some of my doublers and coupons.  Here's what I got:
  • 1 bottle of Welch's grape juice with fiber
  • 6 packages of tortillas
  • 2 packages of Oscar Meyer deli lunch meat
My total came to $3.80, which didn't seem right to me.  I got out to the car and looked at my receipt and the grape juice rang up at $5.69!  I almost fell over (kinda hard to do in a car).  I looked at my daughter and told her we had to go back in since that juice should have been $3.

Long story short, the checker refunded me the entire $5.69 for the juice since it had been misrepresented on the display.  The fiber juice wasn't included in the sale, so she called it a "scan giveaway".  It's an Albertsons policy to refund the entire amount of the item if it rings up wrong (meaning you get the item free!).  So I guess the moral here is to always check your receipt!  In the end, they paid me $1.89 to get my stuff:)

*Product Update:  Ok, so that grape juice with fiber is like colon blow!  My two youngest have been going and going, so it does work!

2 comments:

  1. Not all Albertsons give it to you free if it scans wrong...sometimes they just refund the difference.

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  2. I'm not surprised, they seem to be all over the board with what they're supposed to do. I did find an interesting post:

    http://springsbargains.com/price-and-scan-right-guarantee-policies/

    Seems they're supposed to give you the first item free, after that, any more of the same item at correct price and a refund of the difference.

    ~Kris

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