We all know that Walmart honors other store's sales ads for the same item, but did you know that Walmart also will honor other store's coupons that say they are only valid in that other store?
I had several questions about Walmart's policies, so I went to the service desk and asked. I was told that at the register, just show the other store's coupon printed in their ad and it would be deducted. However, when I actually took the coupon for $2 off of 2 boxes of Ritz crackers, they asked for the coupon to keep and scanned it. As you can see in the photo, it came up as $2 off at the end of the register tape.
At the original store, their Ritz sold for about $3.38 a box so $1 off would have been $2.28. By taking their store coupon to Walmart where the same size Ritz was $2.68 a box, the coupon made the price actually $1.68 per box. I thought others might like to know this as well, since Walmart doesn't actually mention this in their advertising.
One additional tip. Do you see on my receipt where I was charged $2.98 a bag for CF Roasters (Campfire Roasters Giant Marshmallows)? They have been on large displays for $1.00 a bag in that particular Walmart for several months, but every single time the price at the register is $2.98! Every time, I mention it, and they say something like, "Oh yes, they do have them at that price, and don't know why it's not in the computer correctly." They will then remove the charge and manually enter the correct charge for each bag.
Imagine how many people don't watch the prices as they ring up, and how many other items Walmart hasn't "put into the computer correctly" and it'll make you start taking notes of the prices you see on the shelf to compare at the register.
Don't get me wrong, I love Walmart, but somewhere along the line, I guess they had to make up for the great "match other store's sales ads", lol. So now it's a game to see how often I can really save at Walmart! :^)
By Mary LaCaze from Mountain Pine, AR
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