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Enjoy more opportunities to earn points faster.

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You'll find easy ways to earn points for the things you already buy - including prescriptions. You'll have access to Members Only Offers and paperless coupons. You can even get rewarded for the healthy choices you make every day, like walking, managing your weight, tracking blood pressure and more.

Get more of what you love at Walgreens.

Turn points into dollars off future purchases. With as little as 5,000 points, you'll earn your first $5 reward. Save up your points to reach a $50 reward!

$5 Reward for 5,000 Points
  • $10 10,000
  • $20 18,000
  • $35 30,000
  • $50 40,000

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Free to join1

There's no cost for a Balance Rewards membership, and the program is available for Walgreens and Duane Reade customers.

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Easy to use

Choose many ways to use Balance Rewards:

How to join

You can become a member in store at checkout, at our photo kiosks, by downloading the Walgreens App, or by joining online.

Eligibility requirements

You must be 13 years of age (14 years of age in Puerto Rico) or older; your date of birth is required to validate your eligibility.

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Simple sign in

Your Balance Rewards sign in information is the same username and password as your account.

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Shop & earn

Shop weekly points offers, in-store specials and use paperless coupons4 on select items. To earn points, look for specific products that feature points offers.

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500 point prescriptions and immunizations5

Set up auto-refills online to earn points on a regular basis. Duane Reade customers get 10 points for every $1 spent on over-the-counter pharmacy items.

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Due to state and federal laws, points can't be earned (or redeemed) on some items, including alcohol, tobacco and dairy items.

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Special sales

Sale prices at Walgreens and Duane Reade are exclusive to Balance Rewards members.

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Go cardless

To earn points with Balance Rewards, simply provide your phone number or mobile card within the App.

If you want a physical card, visit your local Walgreens or Duane Reade and ask a sales associate to link a card to your membership.

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Healthy behavior

Earn points for the healthy choices you make every day. Get 20 points per mile when you walk, run or cycle. Plus, get 20 points per weigh-in, blood pressure test, blood glucose test, and earn points while you quit smoking/tobacco with Balance Rewards for healthy choices.6

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Easy reward

Get more of what you want at Walgreens and Duane Reade by turning points into dollars off future purchases.

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Easy to redeem

In Store: Use the pin pad at checkout or tell the sales associate you'd like to redeem your points.

Online: At checkout, use the dropdown menu to select your rewards redemption value.

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Earn or redeem

Remember, when redeeming points on a purchase, you won't be able to also earn points on that same purchase.

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Max redemption

Points can be redeemed at Walgreens or Duane Reade at the levels shown in the points chart. The maximum amount of points that can be redeemed in a single purchase is 40,000 points for a $50 reward. Points cannot be shared with other shoppers.

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Don't let points expire

Your points expire 3 years after they are earned or if an account has been inactive for 6 months.

Your account is inactive if you haven't used your card (physical card, mobile card via App or phone number) in store or online.

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Plenty of points. In plenty of places.

Find points in store and online.

Weekly Ad points vary
Prescriptions5 500 points each
Immunizations5 500 points each
Members Only Offers points vary
AARP exclusive offers7 points vary
Over-the-counter items5 10 points/$1 spent

Get points for the healthy activities you do.

Set first healthy goal6 250 points/1st goal
Link a device or app6 250 points/device or app
Walk, run or cycle6 20 points/mile
Frequent activities6 20 points/daily log
Weight tracking6 20 points/daily log
Blood pressure test6 20 points/test
Blood glucose test6 20 points/test
Quit smoking & tobacco6 20 points/daily log


AARP members get even more with Balance Rewards.

Doing so will ensure you receive your exclusive Balance Rewards benefits7 for AARP members. You can do this online, in store or by calling (855) 225-0400 to speak with a customer service representative.

Once your memberships are linked, you only need to show your Balance Rewards card, AARP membership card, or give us your phone number to receive your exclusive benefits. You must have an active AARP membership to receive these benefits.

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Need more information?

Q: If I have more than one Balance Rewards membership, can I transfer points between them?

A: No, you cannot transfer points between memberships, but you may merge your memberships by calling a customer service representative at (855) 225-0400.

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Q: How do I request credit for missing points?

A: After logging into your membership at, click on the missing points link. You can also access this on your mobile phone via the Walgreens mobile App or by calling (855) 225-0400 to speak with a customer service representative..

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Q: Can I combine Balance Rewards point offers with in-store discounts and coupons?

A: Yes, you may use Balance Rewards points along with other Walgreens or Duane Reade manufacturer discounts or promotions. For the complete coupon policy, click here.

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Q: How do I know how many points I have?

A: To see your current point balance, sign in at or on the Walgreens mobile App, look on your last Walgreens receipt or call (855) 225-0400.

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Q: When are my Balance Rewards points posted?

A: In most cases, points are posted immediately after purchase, but it could take up to 3-5 days due to membership and legal verification.

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Q: Can I earn points when I purchase my children's or pet's prescriptions?

A: Yes, just present your card as you would when purchasing a prescription for yourself. Only prescriptions picked up in store are eligible to earn points at this time. Due to state and federal laws, points cannot be earned on some items. For terms and conditions, visit

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Q: Can I link my family's Balance Rewards memberships?

A: Yes, you can link up to 4 Balance Rewards memberships by calling (855) 225-0400.

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Balance Rewards for healthy choices

Balance Rewards for healthy choices

Earn points for the healthy choices you make every day.
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  1. See Balance Rewards terms and conditions for full details.
  2. Data and messaging rates apply.
  3. When you join online or on the Walgreens mobile app, you will not a mailed a physical card. Want one? Visit your local Walgreens and ask a sales associate to link a physical card to your membership.
  4. Coupon pricing does not apply to online orders, or orders placed online for in-store pickup.
  5. Due to state and federal laws, points cannot be earned on some items. Points will not be awarded to anyone who currently is or was at any time in the 6 months prior to purchasing Pharmacy Items covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare or any other government-funded healthcare program. Pharmacy Items must be purchased at participating Walgreens Drugstore, Rxpress, Duane Reade, or Walgreens Pharmacy locations ("Participating Stores") to earn points. Excludes Pharmacy Items purchased from AR, NJ or NY pharmacies and prescriptions transferred to a Participating Store located in AL, MS, OR or PR. See Balance Rewards terms and conditions for full details.
  6. Restrictions apply. Limit 20 points per mile, 1000 points per month. Limit 20 points per daily weigh-in logged. Limit 20 points per log, one log per day. Limit 20 points per blood glucose test, two logs per day. Limit 20 points per blood pressure test, one log per day. Information provided to Walgreens online is covered by the terms of our Online Privacy and Security Policy and the terms and conditions of Balance Rewards. Personally identifiable information is not covered under HIPAA or the Walgreens Notice of Privacy Practices. For full program terms and conditions, visit
  7. Limited to one points offer per month, per AARP membership account. Purchase amount of $25 or more is calculated before taxes and all other Walgreens discounts are applied. Tax charged on pre-coupon amount where required. Offer excludes alcohol, dairy, tobacco, stamps, phone/prepaid cards, money orders/transfers, transportation passes, lottery tickets, charitable donations, pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products, prescriptions ans health tests. See terms and conditions of both programs for full details. Visit Balance Rewards terms and conditions and the AARP terms and conditions. AARP receives a royalty for the use of its intellectual property. Amounts paid are used for the general purpose of AARP and its members.