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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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CVS is offering their annual gift card savings promotion right now!!  For every $25 you buy in CVS gift cards you get a free $5 eGift Card.  Use these to buy deals in the store or just to save on prescriptions.  The only thing you can’t use a gift card for is more gift cards.

To get the deal:

Purchase your gift cards online.
You will receive your bonus card right away via email.

I would encourage my CVSer’s out there to at least grab one and then play a game for the next few months to see how long you can get your gift cards to last.  This will make you focus on your scenarios being perfect and trying your hardest to decrease your out of pocket costs!

Heads up:  Last year this only lasted 2 days, but there is no promise on how long it will last, so delay at your own risk!

    • Momof3inATL

      I purchased quite a few last year b/c we fill our rx’s at CVS. You can purchase enough to get free scrips if you plan properly.

    • Janet

      You can also earn 3% on your gift card purchase through Upromise as long as you make the purchase through your Extracare card account.

    • Anonymous

      how does this literally work. the gift cards are printed off your email account? I don’t quite understand the “e-giftcard”. I would like to use it in store

      • Ronamy3k

        I received an “e-gift” giftcard for CVS from my sisters who live out of state and it came as an announcement “you’ve got a gift card” to my email address…and then gave me an option to print the certificate.  I printed it and used it at the store just like you would use a normal gift card.   You just have to keep up with the piece of paper vs a card so just be careful and store it somewhere in your wallet or whatever where it won’t get thrown away.   

        • Anonymous

          Thank you. I feel silly asking but its good to know that its a paper not a physical card. Thanks!

        • Ronamy3k

          And… to echo Jenny’s comment about seeing how long it can last… the e-gift card my sisters gave me was for my birthday in September.    This is my 12th week “rolling” my ECB’s I got.  It’s been a hoot planning my scenarios and seeing how long I can make it last and what I can purchase.   Thanks to the Black Friday deals I am now over $400 worth of merchandise and I still have $33ECB’s left…not too shabby starting with a $25 e-gift card.   They live out of state so I also started a blog for them to see what I get each week.   It’s provided 12 good weeks of entertainment for all of us.  :-) 

    • Mel

      I bought several last year and none of the cashiers in my store could figure out how they worked.  There are directions on the sheet you print out, but they either didn’t bother to read them or they pushed the “wrong gift card button” on the register.  So once you get someone who knows how to run it through, you might want to write some basic steps down (like “push the green gift card button, not the gray one”–I forget exactly what the problem was that they always had) on your printout.  Hopefully it will help the next time.  Actually, hopefully you won’t have this issue at all.  But one way or another, we always figured it out.

      • Ginger

        Hahaha, every time I use one, my cashiers get confused. I always have to tell them, “Yeah, the last time I used one, the cashier didn’t know what to do, but then he said the instructions are on the bottom, and then he figured it out.”  Then they read it over, and figure it out themselves. :)

    • Anonymous

      Has anyone tried buying a gift card with a gift card to get the bonus?

      • Ginger

        Well, the site where you buy the egift card is not CVS, it’s cashstar, and they only have options for the major credit cards, so I don’t think you could.

      • guest

        you cannot buy a gift card with a gift card…it doesnt work that way …i work there so i know this wont work  

      • Just4yall

        What bonus are you talking about?

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    • Denislortie10

      can you just buy 150 dollars worth of CVS giftcards, receive 30 of free egiftcards and then purchase a gift card for 180 from CVS for another store?  Seems like a quick way to grow some additional Christmas money?

    • Ginger

      Is the total limit $150, or is it $150 max on each e-gift card? So, if I wanted to buy $450 in cards (which I DON’T, but just for clarification) could I buy 3 X $150, an get 3X $10 bonus gift cards?

      • couponmom228

        I’ve purchesed two $150 e-gift card and got two $30 reward. I had use two e-mail address and it was fine. I’ve already print it out from my e-mail and ready to shop.

        • Ginger

          Thanks, good to know!

    • Jillsjunk135

      I purchased it, but it didn’t say anything about a free $5.00 gift card. Nothing’s in my email yet. Does the 5.00 one just come automatically when the other one does?

      • Ginger

        Yes, in a separate email.

      • Dix

        But watch your junk mail.  Last year I did it and the first one came but the $5 one went to spam.  Just a hint.

    • Beverly127

      Oh I missed it. Says “offer expired” when I clicked on the link.

    • We2ding

      I just tried to buy one also. It’s 9:30PM CST..really?!

    • LaurenH

      I clicked on the link above, and it says that the offer has expired. :(