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Walgreens Senior Discount

Seniors can save at Walgreens by planning their shopping to take advantage of the retailer’s monthly senior discount offers.

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At Walgreens, you can buy everything from prescription medications and personal care supplies to vitamins and supplements, but costs can quickly add up. Seniors can save at Walgreens by planning their shopping to take advantage of the store’s monthly senior discount offers. Whether you’re shopping at Walgreens in person or online, here’s what you need to know about the Walgreens senior discount and how to save on your purchases.


What Is the Walgreens Senior Discount?

Walgreens regularly offers a 20 percent senior discount to help older adults save money on their purchases. On Seniors Day, which is the first Tuesday of every month, older adults can save 20 percent while shopping in the store. Walgreens also offers a 20 percent senior discount online for about a week at the beginning of the month.

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How to Qualify for the Walgreens Senior Discount

The Walgreens senior discount is available to people ages 55 and up. Walgreens may require proof of age for in-store purchases.

How to Use the Walgreens Senior Discount

To get a discount in store, you’ll need to sign up for a free myWalgreens account either online or in store. The account will instantly unlock sale prices and coupons, such as the senior discount on Seniors Day.

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There are other perks to having a myWalgreens account too. You’ll earn 1 percent rewards storewide and 5 percent rewards on Walgreens-branded items. The rewards can help keep your shopping costs down, so you can better manage your finances.

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Walgreens Senior Discount Limitations

Walgreens senior discounts are not valid on certain items.

  • Alcohol
  • Dairy
  • Tobacco
  • Stamps
  • Gift cards
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Money order and money transfers
  • Transportation passes
  • Lottery tickets
  • Charitable donations
  • Pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products
  • Clinic services
  • Prescriptions
  • Pharmacy items and services
  • Sales tax
  • Prescription Savings Club membership fees
  • Items that are submitted to insurance for reimbursement

You also can’t use the discount with special offers, such as buy one, get one free; buy one, get one 50 percent off; and buy two, get one free. The discount also doesn’t apply to bulk orders or products that are back-ordered or out of stock.

Additionally, you can’t use the online discount on numerous brands, including Similac, Hasbro, and Philips Sonicare.

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