Have you noticed that CVS is spitting out a lot of coupons in store? On two recent shopping trips I got a $3 off $15 CVS coupon on my receipt. Why not break up a shopping trip into multiple purchases to be able to use the coupon the same day?
I tested my CVS coupon theory by first paying for photos I had ordered online. BINGO! My receipt had a 25% off coupon good for non-sale items.
I circled back to the register with
a number of items, three of which were on sale AND had ExtraBucks deals. Three other items had a new lower price, but were not considered sale items. I earned $10 ExtraBucks on the sale items and saved $4.80 with the 25% off coupon.
I could have saved even more money if I had broken my second transaction into two. In other words, I could have used the $10 ExtraBucks to pay for the non-sale items.
But the point is that the next time you shop at CVS, make sure to scan your ExtraCare loyalty card at the kiosk (by the entrance at my nearest store) before you shop. AND, break your items into multiple purchases so you can use any $3 off $15 or 25% off coupons you receive!
I recently compared the free loyalty programs at CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid to figure out which one is best.