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Old 10-19-22, 02:57 PM
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Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

I just signed up for the free 30 day subscription to Walmart+, because my car broke down and I couldn't get to the grocery store for food, and I didn't want to pay extra instacart fees to get something delivered. Turns out it's actually a pretty bangin deal.
  • free Paramount+ membership (I didn't have this so, that's a def + for me)
  • free delivery of groceries (this is actually super convenient )
  • $15 free Lyft voucher (a 1 time thing, but it's free with the 30 day trial ... you might as well just sign up for your free $15!)
  • free delivery for anything that "ships from walmart". A lot of this stuff is better priced than at amazon, as you pay the same price you'd pay at the store, not the amazon marked up price
  • 10 cents off a gallon of gas at all Exxon, Mobil, Walmart, & Murphy stations
  • access to Sam's Club gas
  • 6 months free spotify premium
  • When you do shop in store, you can use the app to scan UPCs as you put them in your cart instead of all at the register
It's $13 a month, but I think only $98 a year, and it's really seeming like a better deal than amazon prime to me. I've only got 2 months left of Prime, going to try to ween myself off and see if Walmart is a decent enough replacement.

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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

Last I looked the selection was a little limited compared to amazon. The other thing is that unless you can't get to the grocery store (like in your case) it feels like grocery delivery is hit or miss and (IIRC) you still have to tip the driver even though they're not really gig workers but employees.

I didn't know about 10c off gas in Mobil/Exxon though. Around me those gas stations are few and far between (lots of Shell, 76, and Arco) but for people who fill up at those that's pretty cool.
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

How do you use the gas discount when paying at the pump?
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

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How do you use the gas discount when paying at the pump?
It varies a bit by station type, but in general you use the mobile app in some way.

https://www.walmart.com/plus/fuel-discounts
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

Originally Posted by fujishig View Post
Last I looked the selection was a little limited compared to amazon. The other thing is that unless you can't get to the grocery store (like in your case) it feels like grocery delivery is hit or miss and (IIRC) you still have to tip the driver even though they're not really gig workers but employees.

I didn't know about 10c off gas in Mobil/Exxon though. Around me those gas stations are few and far between (lots of Shell, 76, and Arco) but for people who fill up at those that's pretty cool.
You don't have to tip the driver - you can select "custom" and enter $0. You can also wait to see if they do a good job and tip after delivery if you wish.

My wife got it for grocery delivery. She's mostly satisfied but it's absolutely hit or miss with availability of stuff. She's often not gotten something she needed with the delivery, I've checked online to see it's supposed to be in stock, driven to the same store that failed to deliver the product, and picked it up off the shelf. I've had the same thing happen with doing a store pickup of an order. We have 3 WM within 2 miles (2 super centers and a neighborhood market) so a trip only takes 15 minutes or so. Considering you *still* have to make a minimum $35 order for delivery, even as a member, I don't think the value's really there.

I've not been that impressed with the overall service though they *are* quick to refund if there are issues. The gas savings is a pain - you have to use their app as there's no card (IMHO, another negative). For me it's not worth the ~$1/month I'd save to have them tracking me with that, too (yeah... I don't burn a lot of gas as it's a whole 2 miles to my office from home and it's about the only place I go). Sharing the account in a household is also a pain - you can have only 1 account everyone has to use. With Sams Club my wife and I have a shared club membership but separate Sams accounts for making online purchases.

We have no use for any of the other perks. Their selection of products is so poor I rarely use them for anything outside groceries and their prices are, in my experience and for what I normally purchase, typically higher than Amazon, unless it's a "price rollback" product which Amazon normally PMs. When I do order from WM, it's easy to get up a $35 order for free shipping.
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

This is now half off (60 bucks for the year) until 11/3.
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This is now half off (60 bucks for the year) until 11/3.
It's only $49 (at least for me) and I jumped on that deal. Still valid until the end of the day.
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Oh you're right it's 49 bucks. I'm glad you were able to get in on it because I think it's not valid for current subscribers, so that was really good timing with your free trial.
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

I was going to try the 30 day free trial offer. Just so I could get access to the early BF deals. But from what I been told the if you sign up for the 30 day free trial offer you don't get early access to BF deals. It's bad enough we always get a surcharge when buying something from Walmart Website.
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

So I noticed something kind of strange/kind of neat/kind of creepy ... Apparently walmart has kept track of everything I've ever bought physically at the store with my credit card, so when I'm shopping online, and click on the "re-order" button, it shows me EVERYTHING I've bough there, not just the stuff I bought from the website. I guess I didn't realize it would correlate that stuff, but it sure as hell did.
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Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
So I noticed something kind of strange/kind of neat/kind of creepy ... Apparently walmart has kept track of everything I've ever bought physically at the store with my credit card, so when I'm shopping online, and click on the "re-order" button, it shows me EVERYTHING I've bough there, not just the stuff I bought from the website. I guess I didn't realize it would correlate that stuff, but it sure as hell did.
Are you sure you don't enter some kind of membership number when you buy stuff at the store? I know Target does this with in store purchases but only if you put your phone number or whatever in, I don't think they track by credit card number.

Though it does kind of weird me out that those ipad payment platforms remember my email address to send me receipts.
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Re: Walmart+ is kind of a great deal (free $15 lyft voucher, no strings)

Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
So I noticed something kind of strange/kind of neat/kind of creepy ... Apparently walmart has kept track of everything I've ever bought physically at the store with my credit card, so when I'm shopping online, and click on the "re-order" button, it shows me EVERYTHING I've bough there, not just the stuff I bought from the website. I guess I didn't realize it would correlate that stuff, but it sure as hell did.
Do you use Walmart Pay on the app to pay in-store? Or do you scan your receipts into the Purchase History area? Those are the only ways I know of that they track your purchases.

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