CVS FTW! +$60.50

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I stopped at CVS, on my way to the pharmacy, today, to ask about their new/transfer prescription coupons/policies. I couldn’t find any “new” offers, anywhere. I don’t have a Kroeger or a Safeway, here. :(

I had read, in a blog, somehwere that CVS accepted competitors coupons, but CVS changes their policies, so much, I wasn’t convinced it would work.

The lady basically told me they didn’t have coupons. She said that they sometimes print on my receipt.

I had asked them, because I’ve been waiting, for months, for it to print on my receipt.

As I started to walk away, she said, “we do take competitor’s coupons for gift card offers.”

Bingo!

I just happened to have a set of Rite Aid transfer prescription coupons In.My.Hand.

*giggle*

So, I gave her the information, to transfer my two allergy medicines, from Walgreen’s.

I also got out my dental Rx’s, I received, yesterday, to fill.

The dental prescriptions came out first and I paid for them, with my FSA.

Bonus: Receipt had a $5 off $15 coupon, on it!

When the transfers came up, a few minutes later, I waited in line again.

Once at the register, you’d think they never took competitor’s coupons.

The problem, it appeared, was that there were two coupons, on the print-out.

It clearly states, “Limit one coupon per prescription and maximum of two coupons per customer.”

The Pharm Tech/cashier, who, later, called herself, “just an associate” went to show/discuss it with a pharmacist.

They decided that I could only redeem one of the coupons.

Oh, you just don’t know what this did, to me. As far as they knew, I was on my way to Rite Aid, and if Rite Aid would take both, so should they.. and they can’t tell me they’ll honor them, get me to transfer them, then change their game..

So, the pharmacist called for a manager.

Now, this store was not very busy.. but it took 10 minutes before any “manager” (not really sure who the three, that responded were..) showed up.

No one, that showed up, could make a decision, though.

One took the coupon off, to ask someone else.. Came back, a couple minutes later, asking, “were they both transfers?” and then approved the coupons.

Gee.

My point, in sharing all of this with you.. is I firmly believe that my time, today, was well compensated..

On one of the receipts, of those two transfers, there was another $5 off $15 coupon!

So, I was there about 40 minutes, or so.

I left with 5 prescriptions, 1 box similisan ear stuff, 2 – $5/$15 coupons, .50 EC bucks, and 2 – $25 gift cards.

And I paid with my FSA Visa Card.

Win! $60.50

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CVS FTW! +$60.50

The mortar and pestle is an international symb...Image via Wikipedia

I stopped at CVS, on my way to the pharmacy, today, to ask about their new/transfer prescription coupons/policies. I couldn’t find any “new” offers, anywhere. I don’t have a Kroeger or a Safeway, here. :(

I had read, in a blog, somehwere that CVS accepted competitors coupons, but CVS changes their policies, so much, I wasn’t convinced it would work.

The lady basically told me they didn’t have coupons. She said that they sometimes print on my receipt.

I had asked them, because I’ve been waiting, for months, for it to print on my receipt.

As I started to walk away, she said, “we do take competitor’s coupons for gift card offers.”

Bingo!

I just happened to have a set of Rite Aid transfer prescription coupons In.My.Hand.

*giggle*

So, I gave her the information, to transfer my two allergy medicines, from Walgreen’s.

I also got out my dental Rx’s, I received, yesterday, to fill.

The dental prescriptions came out first and I paid for them, with my FSA.

Bonus: Receipt had a $5 off $15 coupon, on it!

When the transfers came up, a few minutes later, I waited in line again.

Once at the register, you’d think they never took competitor’s coupons.

The problem, it appeared, was that there were two coupons, on the print-out.

It clearly states, “Limit one coupon per prescription and maximum of two coupons per customer.”

The Pharm Tech/cashier, who, later, called herself, “just an associate” went to show/discuss it with a pharmacist.

They decided that I could only redeem one of the coupons.

Oh, you just don’t know what this did, to me. As far as they knew, I was on my way to Rite Aid, and if Rite Aid would take both, so should they.. and they can’t tell me they’ll honor them, get me to transfer them, then change their game..

So, the pharmacist called for a manager.

Now, this store was not very busy.. but it took 10 minutes before any “manager” (not really sure who the three, that responded were..) showed up.

No one, that showed up, could make a decision, though.

One took the coupon off, to ask someone else.. Came back, a couple minutes later, asking, “were they both transfers?” and then approved the coupons.

Gee.

My point, in sharing all of this with you.. is I firmly believe that my time, today, was well compensated..

On one of the receipts, of those two transfers, there was another $5 off $15 coupon!

So, I was there about 40 minutes, or so.

I left with 5 prescriptions, 1 box similisan ear stuff, 2 – $5/$15 coupons, .50 EC bucks, and 2 – $25 gift cards.

And I paid with my FSA Visa Card.

Win! $60.50

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