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CVS Coupon Lingo

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Extra Care Bucks (ECBs): It’s a CVS store coupon for a discount of your next purchase order that prints at check out.  They print at the bottom of your receipt and can be used “like cash” on almost anything else sold at CVS (excludes gift card purchases, alcohol, prescriptions).

Extra Care card: Card that will track your ECB’s and rewards.  You must scan this before your transactions to get your ECB’s.  Apply for the free Extra Care Bucks card online here or in-stores.

Reinventing Beauty Magazine:  This is a is a .99 cent magazine available in the beauty section of most CVS stores.  It sometimes comes with CVS and manufacturer coupons.

Magic Coupon Machine: Price scanning machines located at certain stores that serve to check the price of items and also print CVS store coupons when your CVS Extra Care Bucks card is scanned. Scan your card until it says no more offers for today, check back tomorrow.

CVS Store coupons:  These can be stacked with manufacturer coupons for added savings.  Can only use one per transaction.

CVS $/$$ coupons:  These coupons provide a discount once your order reaches a certain value before coupons.  For example:  you could save $4 when you buy $20 or more.  This total is always before any other coupons. These are commonly found in emails—so check your email and online extra care account often.

CVS Beauty Club– A CVS program where you receive $5 ECB’s for every $50 you spend in beauty products. Sign up here.

Quarterly ECB’s– ECB’s you get back quarterly, the amount is based on 2% of your overall spending at CVS.

WYB or WYS– When  you Buy or When you Spend.  All of the ECB deals require you to buy or spend a certain amount. This is how it will be notated in the matchups.

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