Walmart is notorious for their low prices, but there are many more ways to save on your groceries aside from just the low prices. Check out these tips on how to save, and put those extra savings elsewhere!
1. Take advantage of Price Match
Price match any current published sale. All you need to do is bring in the ad and show it to the cashier. Instead of driving to multiple stores to shop lower prices elsewhere, simply bring the ads with you to Walmart and get what you need there.
You can use the app called Retale to showing you weekly ads from all of your local grocery stores so you can figure out where to get the best deal on the items you need
2. Shop online and use in-store pickup
Many times, Walmart’s prices are cheaper online than in store. Order the items online and choose to pick them up. Most Walmart items sold on Walmart.com are available for pickup within 24 hours. Simply put the item in your online shopping cart, select Free Pickup and choose your store location.
3. Download the Walmart App and Use the Savings Catcher
Simply scan your receipt using the app, or log into your account online and enter the receipt number. Walmart will compare prices at local retailers, including current advertised sale prices, and if they find a lower price, they’ll credit you the difference on a gift card.
4. Use coupons
While obvious, there are more benefits to using coupons than you may think. Walmart will give you cash back if the coupon is for more than the item you’re purchasing. For example, if you have a coupon for $2 off your favorite shampoo, but the item is on sale for $1.50, the cashier will apply the remaining $0.50 to another item in your order, or give you the remaining $0.50 in cash.
5. Take Advantage of Rebates
If you have a smartphone, you’ll want to download Ibotta andCheckout51. These apps give you money back on your purchases when you upload a photo of a receipt showing that you bought certain items. For example, you could earn $0.75 for a photo that shows you bought bread, or $3 for a photo that shows you bought Bounty paper towels.
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