CVS/Rite Aid/Walgreens Coupon Policy


CVS/pharmacy Coupon Policy


The use of ExtraBucks

®, CVS/pharmacy and third-party manufacturer coupons is

accepted in our retail stores in accordance with the following guidelines.

General guidelines to further

understand the application of CVS/pharmacy coupons

(ExtraBucks and ExtraCare

® Coupons) and third-party manufacturer coupons:

CVS/pharmacy does not accept expired coupons.

Coupons and their face value cannot be exchanged for cash or gift cards.

Competitor coupons are not accepted at CVS/pharmacy.

CVS/pharmacy does not accept coupons for items not carried in our stores.

CVS/pharmacy does not currently accept coupon bar code images displayed on

a smartphone, iPhone, Droid etc.

The total value of the coupons may not exceed the value of the transaction.

Sales tax must be paid if required by state law.

Certain CVS/pharmacy coupons may be subject to state sales tax rules similar to

third-party manufacturer coupons and sales tax may be charged on pre-coupon


price
Third-party manufacturer coupons are coupons issued by a third party and

sales tax may be charged on pre-coupon price.

Language at the bottom of CVS/pharmacy coupons provides specific coupon

acceptance rules.

Any coupon offer not covered in these guidelines will be accepted at the

discretion of CVS/pharmacy management.

Sale Items

CVS/pharmacy will accept manufacturer coupons for an item that is on sale.

CVS/pharmacy will not accept percent off coupons for sale and promotional

items.

In the event that any item’s price is less than the value of the coupon,

CVS/pharmacy will accept the coupon only to the price of the item.


CVS/pharmacy does not provide cash back in exchange for any coupons.

Multiple Coupons

CVS/pharmacy accepts one third-party manufacturer coupon and applicable

CVS/pharmacy coupon(s) for the purchase of a single item, unless prohibited by


either coupon offer.
The number of third-party manufacturer coupons used in a transaction may not

exceed the number of items in the transaction.

The coupon amount will be reduced if it exceeds the value of the item after other

discounts or coupons are applied. (For example, a $5.00 coupon for a $4.99 item


will result in a $4.99 coupon value).
CVS/pharmacy accepts multiple identical coupons for multiple qualifying items as

long as there is sufficient stock to satisfy other customers, unless a limit is


specified. Management reserves the right to limit the quantity of items purchased.
CVS/pharmacy reserves the right to process coupons in any order.

Internet/Print at Home Coupons

CVS/pharmacy accepts valid internet/print at home coupons containing a

barcode.
CVS/pharmacy will not accept reproductions or rebates.



Rite Aid gladly accepts the following coupon types as detailed in the coupon acceptance guidelines listed below:


COUPON TYPES:
Manufacturer Coupons
Manufacturer coupons are found in newspapers, magazines and even affixed to products. The UPC on these coupons begins with a “5.”
Rite Aid Manufacturer Coupons
Rite Aid Manufacturer coupons generally appear in our weekly circular, on our website and are sent to customers via email.
These coupons are labeled “manufacturer coupon” and have a UPC that begins with “49.”
Rite Aid Valuable Coupons
  • Rite Aid coupons are labeled “Valuable Coupon” and have a UPC that begins with “48.”
Internet/Print at Home coupons
  • Rite Aid will accept internet / print at home coupons up to the equivalent value of $5.00 off.
  • A Rite Aid coupon (with the Rite Aid logo) is NOT considered an internet coupon (even if printed off the internet) and is therefore not subject to the $5.00 maximum.
+UP Reward Coupons
  • +UP Reward coupons are special coupons earned by a customer in a prior purchase that can be used for any nonprescription purchase with a small number of exclusions that are listed on the +UP coupon. Multiple +UP coupons can be used (subject to the printed exclusions) up to the amount of purchase before sales tax.
Buy One, Get One Free
  • Rite Aid accepts Buy One, Get One Free coupons, however only one coupon can be used for each pair of items purchased. A customer can use one “cents off” coupon in conjunction with the item they are purchasing on a Buy One, Get One Free promotion (or with a Buy One Get One Free coupon), although the value of the cents off coupon cannot exceed the selling price of the item.
  • Buy One Get One Free coupons cannot be used in conjunction with a Buy One Get One Free promotion.
Total Purchase Coupons
  • Rite Aid may feature total purchase coupons which discount the total purchase amount based upon meeting specific
  • requirements. For example, $5 off a $25 purchase price threshold coupon.
  • These coupons are accepted under the following conditions:
  • The coupon is valid and in date; only one total purchase coupon per transaction.
  • Total purchase equals or exceeds $25 before tax (before any coupons are applied).
  • Coupons for individual items can also be used including another “48” coupon that is tied to an item in the transaction.Provided the total of items purchased is equal to or greater than the purchase requirement, other coupons can be used in conjunction with the total purchase coupon.
ACCEPTANCE GUIDELINES
General Guidelines:
  • Coupons must be valid and in date; Coupons cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Register will validate coupon through scanning or keyed entry of the coupon UPC number.
  • In the event that any item’s selling price is less than the value of the coupon, Rite Aid will accept the coupon in exchange for the selling price of the item. Coupon redemption can never exceed the selling price of an item and no cash back is allowed.
  • When making a return for a product that had a coupon attached, Rite Aid cannot refund cash for the value of the coupon and cannot return the coupon that was used.
  • Rite Aid reserves the right to not accept any coupon where the validity or the coupon cannot be established.
Multiple Coupons
  • More than one coupon can be used on the purchase of a single item under the following conditions:
  • All coupons match the item being purchased.
  • The total of the coupons is equal to or less than the selling price of the item before sales tax.
  • No more than one “48” Rite Aid Valuable coupon, one “49” Rite Aid Manufacturer coupon, and one “5” Manufacturer coupon can be used on a single item.
  • Rite Aid may accept up to 4 identical coupons for the same number of qualifying items as long as there is sufficient stock to satisfy other customers within the store manager’s sole discretion.


Guidelines:

General

  • All valid coupons should be presented to the cashier at the time of checkout.
  • Walgreens does not accept expired coupons.
  • Coupons and their face value cannot be exchanged for cash or gift cards.
  • Competitor coupons are not accepted at Walgreens.
  • Walgreens cannot accept coupons for items not carried in our stores.
  • The number of manufacturer coupons, including Register RewardsTM manufacturer coupons, may not exceed the number of items in the transaction. The total value of the coupons may not exceed the value of the transaction. Sales tax must be paid, if required by state law.
  • Any coupon offer not covered in these guidelines will be accepted at the discretion of Walgreens management.

Sale Items

  • Walgreens will accept manufacturer coupons for an item that is on sale.
  • In the event that any item's selling price is less than the value of the coupon, Walgreens will only accept the coupon in exchange for the selling price of the item. Coupon redemption can never exceed the selling price of an item and no cash back is ever provided in exchange for any coupons.

Multiple Coupons

  • When purchasing a single item, Walgreens accepts one manufacturer coupon and applicable Walgreens coupon(s) for the purchase of a single item, unless prohibited by either coupon offer.
  • The coupon amount must be reduced if it exceeds the value of the item after other discounts or coupons are applied. (For example, a $5.00 coupon for a $4.99 item will result in a $4.99 coupon value).
  • When purchasing multiple items, Walgreens accepts multiple identical coupons for multiple qualifying items as long as there is sufficient stock to satisfy other customers, unless a limit is specified. Management reserves the right to limit the quantity of items purchased.

Buy One, Get One Free Coupons

  • When items are featured in a Buy One, Get One Free promotion, up to two coupons can be used against the items being purchased, as long as the net price does not go below zero for the items being purchased.
  • Sales tax must be paid for any Buy One, Get One Free coupon offers, if required by applicable state laws.

Internet/Print at Home Coupons

  • Walgreens accepts valid internet/print at home coupons.

Register RewardsTM coupons

Earning Register RewardsTM
  • Register RewardsTM will only print for in-stock merchandise during the promotional period.
  • Register RewardsTM can only be earned for eligible items. No substitutions.
  • There is a limit of one Register RewardsTM (RR) printed per offer per customer per transaction.
  • Customers redeeming a Register RewardsTM against the same offer may not receive another RR.
Redeeming Register RewardsTM
  • Customers redeeming a Register RewardsTM against the same offer may not receive another RR.
  • Refer to Register RewardsTM coupon for expiration date.
  • The RR coupon value cannot exceed the total purchase amount. No cash back and no cash value for RR coupon.
  • The number of manufacturer coupons, including RR manufacturer coupons, must not exceed the number of items in the transaction.
  • Register RewardsTM must be forfeited if the qualifying merchandise is returned.
  • Register RewardsTM cannot be used toward the purchase of gift cards and pre-paid cards.
  • Register RewardsTM can be redeemed for eligible items only. Ineligible items include but are not limited to:
    • Prescriptions
    • Tobacco products
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Dairy products
    • Lottery tickets
    • Money orders/transfers
    • Transportation passes
    • Special event/entertainment tickets or passes
    • Postage stamps
    • Gift cards/phone cards/prepaid/Green DotTM cards
    • Prescription Savings Club" memberships
    • Health care services, including immunizations
    • Any items prohibited by law

4 comments:

  1. In general , I enjoy shopping in CVS,, I v never encountered any problem with coupons or with extra bucks policy!

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  2. Thank you so very much for putting all this down. I used to shop at CVS often, but of late I have not. I might begin again if they open one up close to me.

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  3. I always shop at CVS because there is 1 right down the street from where I live, I've never had any problems using coupons ;)

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  4. Good informative posting. My local drugstore was recently bought out by CVS, so knowing their policies will help when I shop there and use coupons.

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