FoodSaver offers its FoodSaver v4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit for $125.99 with free shipping. That's $23 under the lowest price we could find for this system without the starter kit elsewhere. Features include:
automatic bag detection and vacuum sealing
handheld retractable sealer
pull-out drip tray drawer with removable drip tray
11"x10-foot vacuum seal roll, 3 1-quart vacuum seal bags, 2 1-gallon vacuum seal bags, 3 1-quart vacuum zipper bags, & 2 1-gallon zipper bags
With these companies, it might be easier than you think to negotiate your monthly bill down.