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[Shoppers Drug Mart] Senior discount limit rules

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Newbie
Oct 2, 2013
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Toronto

[Shoppers Drug Mart] Senior discount limit rules

Shoppers Drug Mart claims to have a $50 discount limit for the 20% senior discount, but I just bought a tablet and got a $66 discount. Has anyone else experienced this? I plan to buy a laptop soon and it would be nice to get $100 off instead of $50.

Hard to think that it is unique to one store, or was it some sort of processing error?
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Deal Addict
Nov 16, 2005
1986 posts
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can anyone chime in on this? i'm thinking of getting ps4pro through the senior discount. Anyone did it and get the full 20%? or max out on $50
Member
Nov 23, 2008
265 posts
71 upvotes
Toronto
s1301950 wrote:
Jan 25th, 2017 10:27 am
can anyone chime in on this? i'm thinking of getting ps4pro through the senior discount. Anyone did it and get the full 20%? or max out on $50
I hope you figured out how to google stuff on your own. But just in case.

https://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/Hea ... rs-to-save
*Discounts apply to our regular prices on all merchandise purchased by seniors and their accompanying family members with a valid Shoppers Optimum Card®. Excludes sale items, prescriptions, insulin, products with codeine, tobacco products (where applicable), newspapers, stamps, lottery tickets, event tickets, Life Experiences®, transit tickets and passes, electronic gift cards, passport photos, prestige cosmetics and fragrances, prepaid phone cards and milk in Atlantic provinces. Discounts may not exceed $50. See cashier for details. ® 911979 Alberta Ltd.
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Nov 16, 2005
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Zewo wrote:
Jan 30th, 2017 10:53 am
I hope you figured out how to google stuff on your own. But just in case.

https://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/Hea ... rs-to-save
*Discounts apply to our regular prices on all merchandise purchased by seniors and their accompanying family members with a valid Shoppers Optimum Card®. Excludes sale items, prescriptions, insulin, products with codeine, tobacco products (where applicable), newspapers, stamps, lottery tickets, event tickets, Life Experiences®, transit tickets and passes, electronic gift cards, passport photos, prestige cosmetics and fragrances, prepaid phone cards and milk in Atlantic provinces. Discounts may not exceed $50. See cashier for details. ® 911979 Alberta Ltd.
Please read post carefully before posting. My question is in regards to YMMV, and at the end of the sentence, "or max out on $50" indicates that i'm fully aware of the $50 maximum.

I feel that educating people on english reading on rfd is redundant and waste energy, but just in case.
Member
Nov 23, 2008
265 posts
71 upvotes
Toronto
s1301950 wrote:
Jan 30th, 2017 10:58 am
Please read post carefully before posting. My question is in regards to YMMV, and at the end of the sentence, "or max out on $50" indicates that i'm fully aware of the $50 maximum.

I feel that educating people on english reading on rfd is redundant and waste energy, but just in case.
Fair enough. I misread both posts, and that's my fault.
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Aug 13, 2011
727 posts
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It's supposed to be limited to $50 but in my experience (and those I've read online) most of the time they don't actually cut it off at $50. I know people who have bought gaming consoles ($400+) and got the full 20% discount.
Newbie
Nov 13, 2005
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Montreal
Can we still get points after the 20% off?
Deal Addict
Jan 21, 2008
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samsonmq wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 12:44 am
Can we still get points after the 20% off?
You get points off of the discounted price. For example, if the discounted price is $400, you will get 10 pts x 400 = 4000 points.
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