To Top

Get a Receipt when Shopping

Some stores I go to ask if I want a receipt - the environmentally friendly method would be to say "no", however the thrifty part of me says "yes". I always get a receipt.
Ad

The reason why is that mistakes can happen. For instance, during today's grocery trip, I was over charged $1.50 for eggs when they were advertised for $4.49 from $5.99. Today was the start of the sale and apparently the sale wasn't programmed in the system yet.

Source: My personal experience

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

August 4, 20170 found this helpful

I don't know if this applies in all areas, but at my supermarket chain items under $10 that are scanned incorrectly are free. Items over $10 get the first $10 free. If you bought multiple items, the first one is free and you get back the difference from the rest. I learned this from my Facebook group. The cashiers won't tell you, but must adhere to the policy if you mention it. I got a $7.99 box of burgers free because I found out about this. Check your store policy.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
August 4, 20170 found this helpful

They just refunded the difference. I checked the store policy and they don't have that here.

Ad

I do know some groceries stores have a $5 or less then it's free or they will deduct the $5 and you get your difference back.

At the shopping mall Macy's - if you get overcharged they give you $10 off. (or free if it's less than $10).

That is great to double check your receipt !!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Close up of shopping receipt being looked at in store
Checking Shopping Receipts
Categories
Consumer Advice Tips for ConsumersAugust 4, 2017
Guides
A receipt printing out for a purchased gift.
Keeping Gift Receipts With Gifts
A couple shopping at the grocery store.
Saving Money When Shopping
A pile of receipts.
Organizing Receipts
family playing board games
Black Friday Alternatives
More
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/07 13:23:13 in 663 msecs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!