Can You Use Walmart Gift Cards for Grocery Pickup? Explained Can You Use Walmart Gift Cards for Grocery Pickup? Explained

Can You Use Walmart Gift Cards for Grocery Pickup? Explained

Can You Use Walmart Gift Cards for Grocery Pickup?

Walmart Grocery Pickup has made shopping easier for customers with busy schedules. Instead of waiting in line every time you need to restock your pantry, you can place an order online and pick it up whenever’s convenient.

But can you use Walmart gift cards for Grocery Pickup and save some cash? In this article, we’ll explain how the service works and go over the accepted payment methods. We’ll tell you whether you can use gift cards to cover grocery shopping and other purchases and show you how to get free gift cards with Mode Mobile’s products!

What Is Walmart Grocery Pickup and Delivery?

A couple of years ago, Walmart launched the Grocery Pickup service that lets you order products online and pick them up in-store. You can choose a time slot that works best for you, and you also have a seven-day window if you miss the scheduled pickup. After that, your order will be canceled, and you’ll get a refund.

At first, Walmart Grocery Pickup was limited to produce, pet supplies, cleaning supplies, and other household items, but now you can also shop for:

  • Toys
  • Clothing
  • Electronics
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Sporting equipment
  • Beauty and personal care products

The service is available in hundreds of participating stores nationwide. You can confirm whether your local Walmart offers the service on the Walmart Store Directory or by entering your ZIP Code on Walmart's website.

How Much Does Walmart Grocery Pickup Cost?

In addition to the total purchase price, you may be required to cover a small pickup fee. The cost can vary from store to store, but most locations don’t charge a fee for orders over $35. If you go below the minimum, you’ll have to pay an additional $5.99 for the pickup. 

Besides pickup fees, you will be charged extra for the grocery bags, but you can ask for your items to be loaded directly into your car to avoid the surcharge.

Since the launch of Grocery Pickup, Walmart expanded the service to home deliveries as well. If you’d rather have the items delivered to your door, you have three payment options:

  1. Walmart+ subscription—With a Walmart+ account, you’ll pay a total of $98 per year, i.e., $12.95 per month. You won’t be charged a delivery fee for orders of $35 or above
  2. Pay per delivery—The cost can range depending on the area, and the delivery fees are determined by the order size and requested time slot. You need to order at least $35 worth of groceries to use the service
  3. Express delivery—If you want your order to arrive in two hours or less, you can pay an additional $10 to the standard price. Same-day deliveries don’t require an order minimum

Can You Use a Walmart Gift Card for Grocery Pickup?

According to their official website, Walmart accepts the following payment methods:

  • Debit cards
  • Credit cards
  • EBT (except in Alaska, Montana, and Louisiana)
  • Capital One Walmart Credit Cards
  • PayPal
  • Gift cards

This means you can use a Walmart gift card for Grocery Pickup. Currently, cash is the only form of payment that can’t cover the service.

If you want to use your gift card for Grocery Pickup and save a few bucks, here’s how to do it:

  1. Open the Walmart Shopping and Grocery app or go to the Grocery section on the store website
  2. Click on the items you need to add to your cart
  3. Select a time slot for your pickup
  4. Choose Other Payment Methods at the bottom of the checkout page and select Gift Card
  5. Enter the 16-digit card number and PIN
  6. Check if the order is correct once you receive the confirmation email
  7. Pick up your groceries when the time comes (make sure to park in the designated spot)

Keep in mind that the number of available time slots can vary depending on the location. Since the particular service is in high demand, you might not be able to schedule same-day pickups, especially after 4 p.m.

What Else Can You Buy With a Walmart Gift Card?

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Besides fresh meat and produce, you can use your gift card to purchase any item sold on Walmart’s website, including:

  • Toys 
  • Pet supplies
  • Jewelry 
  • Health and beauty products
  • Home furnishings
  • Electronics
  • Hardware
  • Housewares
  • Sporting goods
  • Family apparel 
  • Automotive products
  • Lawn and garden items

The so-called Everyday Basic Blue and Yellow cards are also valid in Sam’s Club, Walmart’s subsidiary. Keep in mind that you will have to pay a 10% service fee if you’re not a member. In addition to Sam’s Club, you can redeem Walmart gift cards for gas at Murphy USA Fuel Stations.

Walmart has a wide assortment of Specialty Gift cards that cover the goods and services of various third-party merchants. Some of the gift cards sold on their website are listed in the table below:

Gift Card Type

Company

Retail Gift Cards

  • Sephora
  • Bath & Body Works
  • TJ Maxx
  • Kohl's 
  • Macy’s
  • Adidas
  • Nike
  • Barnes & Noble

Restaurant Gift Cards

  • IHOP
  • Chili’s
  • Subway
  • Panera Bread
  • Olive Garden
  • Red Lobster
  • P.F. Chang’s

Gas Station and Travel Gift Cards

  • Uber
  • Lyft
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Hotels.com
  • Shell
  • Airbnb

Entertainment Gift Cards

  • Spotify
  • iTunes
  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • Disney
  • VUDU
  • CBS
  • Google Play

Gaming Gift Cards

  • Sony
  • Xbox 
  • SEGA
  • Gearbox
  • Roblox
  • Game Studios
  • Nintendo

For the full selection of third-party gift cards, browse the store’s website by category.

Can You Use a Walmart Gift Card To Buy Groceries on Amazon?

You can’t use Walmart gift cards to buy groceries from Amazon (Whole Foods) since the two are marketplace competitors. Because of the longstanding rivalry, Amazon doesn’t accept Walmart gift cards and vice versa. If you want to pay for the Whole Foods pickup service with a gift card, you’ll have to buy it from Amazon.

Is It Possible To Get Walmart Gift Cards for Free?

With a free Walmart gift card, you could restock your fridge without spending a dime. But how do you go about getting one? Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities to earn free gift cards, including:

  • In-store promotions—If you participate in Walmart’s Trade-In program, you can exchange old electronics for a free eGift card. The program accepts any unwanted or outdated devices, including cell phones, game consoles, tablets, laptops, and wearables. You can calculate the exact worth of your trade-in on Walmart’s website
  • Giveaways—By entering the annual Walmart Sweepstakes, you might win a free gift card. There’s a total of five Grand prizes and 750 first prizes for the taking. Note that certain restrictions apply, meaning all contestants must be above the age of majority of their respective state
  • Gift card apps—With a gift card app, you can earn free gift cards by participating in online activities, such as completing surveys or watching advertisements. Each task is worth a number of points which you can later convert to cash prizes, including gift cards that you can use online or in stores

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