How I ended up accidentally saving $75 a month

posted 2 years ago in Wellness
Post # 2
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

Fantastic, i

m glad you lucked into that! What country are you in?

Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Sporty-Bee:  Costco has low dispensing fees and drug costs here in Canada too. You don’t have to be a member to shop at the pharmacy.

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

With Costco, it isn’t just prescriptions.  I have to use quite a few OTC meds.  When I buy the Kirkland  brand, I was about to get about 6 months for the cost of what I was paying for 1 month of other generics.

Can anyone comment on their turnaround for compound meds?  I need quite a few of those, and most of my prescriptions are free, but it tends to be the compounded (is that a term?) meds that aren’t fully covered.  I usually use a compounding pharmacy so I can get them in a reasonable time frame.

Post # 5
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Costco is always cheaper with prescription drugs, as well as with most other OTC drugs.  

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Yep, their optical dept is also much cheaper.

 

Also, costco hack tip. You do not need a membership to shop if you have a giftcard. so if you want to try it out without paying a member fee you can pay someone who does have it to pick up a gift card for you. You can also buy a giftcard on your way out and continue to shop there and avoid the membership fee all together.

 

I love Costco! They are a great company.

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Sporty-Bee:  I love Costco for this! I don’t have coverage for Birth Control and the price at Costco is literally half what I paid at the local drug store! 

Post # 15
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Bumble Beekeeper

Sporty-Bee:  Thanks for sharing!  We have a Costco membership, but I never thought of getting my prescription/s from them.  I will check this out!  Thank you!  

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