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More Points. More Rewards.
Balance Rewards Card

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

With Everyday Points, you'll get 10 points per $1 on almost everything — every day.5 Plus, get bonus points on featured products each week, and use paperless coupons4 on select items.

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All prescriptions earn you points5

Now get 100 points per 30-day prescription including those covered by Medicare and Medicaid. You'll also earn 300 points per 90-day prescription, plus 100 points per immunization.

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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. Everyday Points are not earned on pharmacy transactions.5

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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 and redeem

Remember, when redeeming points on a purchase, you will not earn on the portion of the transaction that was paid for using redemption dollars or store credit.

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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.

Everyday purchases5 10 points per $1
Featured products points vary
Prescriptions (30-day)5 100 points each
Prescriptions (90-day)5 300 points each
Immunizations5 100 points each
Members Only Perks points vary
AARP exclusive offers7 points vary

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/daily log
Blood glucose test6 20 points/daily log
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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  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.
  5. Due to state and federal laws, points cannot be earned or redeemed on some items, and points will not be earned in a transaction where store credit or redemption dollars are used. Excludes prescriptions and immunizations purchased from AR, NJ or NY pharmacies and prescriptions transferred to a Participating Store located in AL, MS, OR or PR. Points on prescriptions and other pharmacy transactions limited to 50,000 per calendar year. Restrictions and other limitations apply. See full terms and details at
  6. Limitations apply to earning points. Limit 20 points per mile, 1000 points per month. Limit 20 points per daily weigh-in logged. Limit 20 points per blood glucose test, two logs per day. Limit 20 points per blood pressure test, one log per day. One-time award, 250 points each, when you pledge to quit and set a quit date online. Nicotine Replacement Therapy usage, limit 20 points per log, 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. See full terms and details at
  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 and 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.