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CVS Magic Coupon Machine- Revealed!

Posted By Alyssa Francis On July 28, 2008 @ 10:21 pm In Coupon Tips,CVS | 30 Comments

Several readers have asked about the scanners in CVS that spit out coupons upon scanning your ExtraCare card [1]. It has been affectionately dubbed the magic coupon machine among CVSers.

Not every CVS has one, but just in case you are wondering what all the fuss is about, here is a (silent) demonstration of the machine in action:

Can you picture me in CVS trying to be all stealth? There were 3 staff members within 20 feet of me when I filmed this, unbeknownst to them. Notice I scanned twice, and each time received coupons.

I received 5 coupons, which I tucked away for future use. Usually, the coupons will correlate with an upcoming deal.

Since you can use both a CVS coupon and a manufacturers coupon on one item, these can definitely sweeten the deal. If you are really lucky, the machine will bless you with a $/$$ coupon. This has yet to happen to me, but I am patiently waiting, CVS!

In case you missed it, read my 10 Ways to Be the Worst CVS Shopper Ever [2].

Hope you enjoyed the video! For simple scenarios each week at CVS, be sure to check out The CVS $5 Challenge [3].

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[1] ExtraCare card: https://www.cvs.com/CVSApp/user/extracare/extracare.jsp;jsessionid=4h4XLTqhTrR8nPLTWttCjTP6sjwtvGr6KD511ThfPjdGKnyLWpy2%21-1993296327

[2] 10 Ways to Be the Worst CVS Shopper Ever: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2008/07/10-ways-to-be-the-worst-cvs-shopper-ever.html

[3] The CVS $5 Challenge: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/5-dollar-challenges

[4] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2013/12/cvs-5-challenge-week-december-1-7.html

[5] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2013/10/cvs-5-challenge-week-october-6-12.html

[6] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2008/04/keys-to-cvs-success-plan-plan-plan.html

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