If you're a loyal Walmart shopper, Walmart+ could be just the membership service you've been waiting for to save time and money. Before you sign up, here are four things to know:
Walmart+ will cost $98 a year or $12.95 a month, undercutting Amazon Prime's subscription prices by just a few dollars.
Unlimited Free Delivery
Members can get free delivery on more than 160,000 items including technology, toys, household essentials and groceries. Depending on availability, free same-day delivery may also be available on orders over $35. The service is formerly known as Delivery Unlimited. All current Delivery Unlimited subscribers will automatically become Walmart+ members when the subscription service launches.
Scan & Go
Using the Walmart app, members will be able to unlock access to Scan & Go. This time-saving feature lets customers scan items in-store as they shop and pay via Walmart Pay for a contact-free experience.
Members can save up to five cents/gallon at nearly 2,000 Walmart, Murphy USA and Murphy Express fuel stations. Sam’s Club fuel stations are expected to be added to this list soon.
First, Walmart+ will cost $98/year or $12.95/month whereas Amazon Prime costs $119/year or $12.99/month. That means the Walmart+ annual membership fee will be about $21 cheaper than Amazon Prime.
Walmart+ offers speedy in-store shopping options and fuel discounts that you won't get with Amazon Prime. Still, you'll find tons of additional benefits with Prime including access to streaming services. If you're primarily interested in online shopping, know that both membership services offer unlimited free delivery for most items online.
Here are a few key takeaways to know before signing up:
- Walmart+ will be available to customers beginning on September 15.
- Membership will cost $98/year or $12.95/month and it includes a 15-day free trial.
- Benefits will include unlimited free delivery, access to Scan & Go and fuel discounts up to five cents/gallon.
- More benefits will be added to the list over time.