There are a few credit cards that either provide increased rewards or award at least 2% cash back for purchases for drugstores and pharmacies.

While there are some travel rewards credit cards that can offer good rewards for spending at drugstores, this article focuses solely on credit cards for which it is easy to redeem accumulated points or rewards for cash.

This article was last updated in September 2019.

If you're not looking to pick up a new credit card but want to find out which of your current cards to use at drugstores and pharmacies, check out our Which Credit Card To Use Calculator.

Credit Cards with Increased Rewards for Drugstore and Pharmacy Spending

Bank of America Cash Rewards Card

  • 3% cash back at drugstores on the first $2,500 of drugstore spending each calendar quarter
  • Cardholder must select drugstores as their 3% bonus category; selection remains in effect until changed by cardholder
  • 2% cash back at grocery stores and wholesale clubs; 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • No annual fee

Huntington Voice Card

  • 3% cash back (3x points) at drugstore on the first $2,000 of drugstore spending each calendar quarter
  • Cardholder must select drugstores as their quarterly bonus category
  • 1% cash back (1x points) on all other purchases
  • No annual fee

Credit Cards with Possible 5% Quarterly Bonus for Drugstore and Pharmacy Spending

Chase Freedom Card

  • 5% cash back (5x points) is periodically selected by Chase as a quarterly bonus category
  • 1% cash back (1x points) on all other purchases other than the quarterly bonus category
  • No annual fee

Citi Dividend Card

  • 5% cash back (5x points) is periodically selected by Citi as a quarterly bonus category
  • 1% cash back (1x points) on all other purchases other than the quarterly bonus category
  • No annual fee
  • Card is no longer accepting applications

Credit Cards Offering at Least 2% Cash Back on Drugstore and Pharmacy Spending

Amazon Prime Rewards and Amazon Rewards Card by Chase

  • 2% cash back at drug stores
  • 3% cash back at Amazon.com and Whole Foods (5% with Prime membership); 2% cash back on dining and gas; 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • No annual fee, but Prime membership is required for the Prime Rewards version of the card

Citi Double Cash

  • 2% cash back on all purchases comprised of 1% cash back when you purchase + 1% cash back when you pay Citi for the purchase
  • No annual fee

Other Credit Cards to Consider for Drugstore and Pharmacy Spending

Alliant Visa Signature Card

  • 3% cash back on all purchases
  • Membership in Alliant Credit Union required
  • $99 annual fee, waived for first year

U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card

  • 3% cash back (3x points) all purchases made using a mobile wallet such as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay. Both CVS and Walgreens / Duane-Reade accept mobile wallet payments
  • 3% cash back (3x points) on travel; 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • $400 annual fee

Vantage West Connect Rewards Visa Signature

  • 5% cash back (5x points) at drugstores on the first $1,500 of drugstore spending each calendar quarter
  • Cardholder must select drugstores as their 5% bonus category; selection remains in effect until changed by cardholder
  • 3% cash back (3x points) on gas, 2% cash back (2x points) on groceries, and 1% cash back (1x) on all other purchases
  • Membership in Vantage West Credit Union required
  • No annual fee

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