*CLOSED* CVS ExtraCare Rewards and $50 CVS Gift Card Giveaway

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I share deals at CVS/pharmacy all of the time.  The reason I do is simply because of the ExtraBucks program.  ExtraBucks are like cash to spend on just about anything in the store (read the fine print as some items are excluded).

The most common way for people to earn ExtraBucks is to purchase the deals within the store.  For example, this week (March 31 – April 6), when you purchase Rescue Sleep or Rescue Pearls Stress relief, for $8.99, a receipt for $8.99 in ExtraBucks will generate automatically.  That means you have $8.99 to use towards a future purchase – just like cash!!!

Not only can you earn them on specific items, you actually accrue them on everything you buy.  At the end of the quarter, CVS/pharmacy tallies the total you spent out of your pocket and they give you back 2% of your purchase!  Spend $100?  Earn $2!  This 2% is earned on all purchases whether in the store or on-line.

CVS has recently launched a new program where you can earn $5 in Extrabucks after you fill 10 prescriptions.  In order to be eligible for this program, you will have to opt in either in the store or online.  If you or members of your family fill several prescriptions monthly or even quarterly, this is a great way to actually earn a little of your costs back.  Anything that puts money in your pocket is always a good thing!

When I look at all of the ways that I can save money at CVS/pharmacy, my favorite has to be the Extrabucks on my purchases.  What I find is that the sale prices offered mirror those at larger box stores.  The difference is that CVS is paying me to buy them!!  I not only earn 2% on those purchases, I can use my coupons (like any other store) and I also earn Extrabucks (unlike any other store).  In the end, I actually pay less for my household items, toiletries and paper goods than I would at any other larger name brand store.  The misnomer that CVS/pharmacy is more expensive simply is not true!

I can recall the week where I went into their store and purchased more than $100 in household items and personal care products and paid less than $10!  Where else can you actually get the things at 90% off?  No where!


One reader will receive a $50 CVS/pharmacy Gift Card

How can you win?  Simply tell me which CVS/pharmacy rewards program is your favorite and why!  Even if you don’t have a CVS/pharmacy where you live, you can still use the card towards your on-line purchases!  So anyone can use this card!

This contest will be open until April 8, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. CST. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email. Said winner will have 48 hours in which to provide me with their mailing address so that the prize can be forwarded to them. GOODLUCK!!!

Penny Pinchin’ Mom received nothing in exchange for hosting this giveaway, which was sponsored by CVS/pharmacy. All opinions contained within this post are her own and were not influenced by any other parties. Be entering this giveaway/sweepstakes, you are attesting that you have read and can comply with the Giveaway Terms & Conditions.


  1. Shannon Backstrom says

    I love Extrabucks. I love to combine my extra bucks with my coupons and get free stuff!!

  2. rupa says

    i love cvs, its the only drugstore i go to because the ECB deals are so good and so simple to understand!

  3. Lindsay says

    I love the beauty rewards program because it is so easy to rack up enough to earn a reward.