9 Secret Money Saving Tricks at Walmart
Walmart already has a reputation of being inexpensive, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make it even cheaper with stacking coupons, price matchings, and other savory deals.
Not all of us enjoy shopping at Walmart, but we all can appreciate a good deal. Walmart even offers store pick-up and online ordering if browsing at the store is not your thing. Target people can’t deny that some deals at Walmart are just better, despite different ambience and aura.
Let’s take a look at 10 ways to save at Walmart:
1. Ordering groceries online
You can order all groceries online and not pay any fee. Walmart employee with pick and pack everything for you and bring the bags to your car. There is no reason not to try this.
2. Shop in the morning
All the food from yesterday will be discounted to make room for new items coming out, so if you will get there early, you can score some major deals or at least shop with less people and clean after the night shift store.
3. Walmart app
There are some special discounts on the app that are not available anywhere else. You can also pay for your purchases through the app with Walmart Pay. Prescriptions can be filled via the app and groceries can be ordered for curbside pick-up. This tool adds another level of convenience and saves your precious time.
4. Free shipping
As long as your purchase is at least $35, you will get free two-day shipping and won’t have to step in the store to get what you need.
5. Price matching
As of 2016, Walmart stopped price matching at 500 stores. However, with 4,500 stores in US, you can definitely find one that does price match and take advantage of it. You can price match with other brick-and-mortar stores as long as you have an identical item and proof of the lower price, so bring the ad.
6. Refurbished merchandise
If you need a larger tech item, check the refurbished section first. All refurbished electronics come with manufacturer warranty, so you will have a piece of mind and save money.
7. Buy generic or Great Value items
Walmart is known for great prices on generic or their own brand items. Buying Great Value products will always save you a few dollars. Great Value usually is made with the exact same ingredients and quality, but check the label if you have doubts.
8. Pick-up discount
When you order online and instead of shipping to your home, you choose a pick-up option at your local store, you can get some great deals. All items marked “Pickup Discount Eligible” will bring you some savings. All discounts will be visible at the check-out page.
9. Organic at Walmart
Organic groceries are always more expensive, but it’s important what we put in our bodies, so the choice is yours. If you choose eating healthier, Walmart is probably the best place to buy organic. Most products are about 50% less than in Whole Foods or Trader Joes.
When you can, support local farmers by buying their fresh produce, which is often organic even if not marked so. It rules to support small family businesses!