Our once a month venture into the store people hate

United States
September 18, 2016 9:06am CST
We don't go to Walmart often, unless we need pool supplies. Other than that we never go more than once a month, and only when we have a list of things to buy. Today's venture to the store people hate was for things like: Deodorant, Nail Files, Tweezers, Flonase (allergies are acting up) and other things that you pay double for at the grocery store. I just entered my receipt into Walmart's "Savings Catcher" program. We don't spend a lot at Walmart so it takes me a while to get a few dollars back using Savings Catcher. It only takes a minute to enter the receipt so if I earn a few cents it is worth it. Do you use the Walmart Savings Catcher Program? Photo: pixabay.com/en/bank-coin-money-pig-piggy-savings-1295580/
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@1creekgirl (10607)
• United States
18 Sep 16
I have earned over $40 using Savings Catcher. It's a win/win for Walmart and me. Not everyone hates Walmart.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
How long did it take you to get $40? Since we don't go there often I think since I joined (about a year ago) I got back about ten bucks. Right now I have almost 5 in the 'kitty'.
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@1creekgirl (10607)
• United States
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill I do most of my shopping there, so it took me about a year. But it's money that I wouldn't have gotten back.
• United States
18 Sep 16
@1creekgirl I understand that, was just wondering how long it took. Today we spent a lot, enough to make the cashier's eyes get big, but that's not our norm so we don't get much, but it's free so what the heck.
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@marlina (74719)
• Canada
18 Sep 16
No, I don't use this "Walmart Savings Catcher Program? " first I don't even thing we have this here in Canada and second I don't shop there very often.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
I guess I assume Walmart is Walmart no matter where you live.
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@responsiveme (16756)
• India
18 Sep 16
Why do't people like Walmart?
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• United States
18 Sep 16
It doesn't have a good reputation for many reasons.
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• India
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill Such as? We don't have Walmart here so the question/
• United States
18 Sep 16
@responsiveme low pay, lousy benefits that type of thing.
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@LadyDuck (162862)
• Switzerland
18 Sep 16
Walmart does not exist here in Switzerland.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
And I just assumed it was all over.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill same here!
@LadyDuck (162862)
• Switzerland
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill No, it's not all over it's not present even in Italy and France.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
I should use it! I don't often go to Walmart either if I do it's for like office supplies or mobile oil usually!
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• United States
18 Sep 16
It's the only store w/i an hour that we can buy almost anything and in summer pool supplies are at the top of the list.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill that's quite the drive! Walmart is 10-15 minutes away. But glad you can get all your supplies within a hour driving distances :) Any other plans for the day?
• United States
18 Sep 16
@infatuatedbby The Walmart is 20-22 minutes - but it's the only store within an hour in any direction where you can buy anything from fruit to sneakers. it's raining lightly so I'm inside - getting ready to put a chicken in the oven.
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@LeaPea2417 (21016)
• Toccoa, Georgia
18 Sep 16
I do shop at Wal-Mart more than once a month. I go there around 4 times a month. I have not heard of the Walmart Savings Catcher Program.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
Sign up for it - the more you shop there the more you'll save. We don't buy food there, just things from some of the other departments.
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@1creekgirl (10607)
• United States
18 Sep 16
It's really easy. Just sign up at Walmart.com, then scan your receipt with your smart phone. Walmart checks several surrounding stores and if they find an item on your receipt that is lower at one of those stores, Walmart sends you the difference.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
@1creekgirl I don't have cell phone so I enter the info on line.
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@JudyEv (125623)
• Bunbury, Australia
18 Sep 16
If the savings are worthwhile, it's a good idea to go to Walmart. I did a survey for our local store recently and am hoping my name might be picked out of the hat for a prize.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
Good luck hope you win. What are the prizes?
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@JudyEv (125623)
• Bunbury, Australia
19 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill I think it is $100 - probably off the next grocery bill.
• United States
19 Sep 16
@JudyEv that would be very nice!
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@Morleyhunt (19807)
• Canada
19 Sep 16
I'm not sure that program is available in Canada. I have reached the point where I try to avoid shopping as much as possible. Last week I ran into Walmart to pick up a change of clothes for my grandson...a sleepover with only clean underwear, doesn't quite work with this grandma.....especially after a day in the woods.
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• United States
19 Sep 16
Just to go their website and look for the program. It's impossible to avoid shopping, we all need 'stuff', at least we do.
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@suziecat7 (3399)
• Asheville, North Carolina
18 Sep 16
I don't use the program but I do go to Walmart once a month like you. I always buy the same items when I do because they are so much cheaper.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
I actually don't mind out walmart, it's small, new and never over-crowded since it's off the beaten path in the country.
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@jaboUK (54337)
• United Kingdom
18 Sep 16
We don't have that store here, but Tesco run a similar scheme to your savings catcher.
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• United States
18 Sep 16
That's good you have a different way to save.
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@sallypup (27491)
• Moses Lake, Washington
18 Sep 16
No cause I go to Walmart maybe once a year. Less now that Big Lots is here.
• United States
19 Sep 16
Big Lots has much different merchandise compared to WW. One day they have something, next day something different.
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@sallypup (27491)
• Moses Lake, Washington
19 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill I love Big Lots smallness compared to Walmart. This particular store seems to have the same stuff every time I go in it. I don't buy food at either store.
• United States
19 Sep 16
@sallypup I don't buy food at Walmart - their meats and produce are horrible.
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@sueznewz2 (10067)
• Alicante, Spain
18 Sep 16
we don't have it in Spain ...but I do like to visit wal mart when I'm in the states..
• United States
18 Sep 16
Can you buy from Walmart online, just curious?
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@sueznewz2 (10067)
• Alicante, Spain
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill yes ..but if I remember correctly. .they don't post internationally. .. but its a couple of years since I tried...
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• United States
18 Sep 16
@sueznewz2 You are probably right.
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@Blondie2222 (22171)
• United States
22 Sep 16
I have used the walmart savings catcher before but I don't shop there enough to keep using it. I do most of my shopping online or going to the local store for items that i need i can't get online.
• United States
22 Sep 16
I just got the e-mail saying they found none of my items cheaper - so no money back, darn
@Blondie2222 (22171)
• United States
22 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill that sucks, that happened to me the first time i did it too
@celticeagle (118551)
• Boise, Idaho
18 Sep 16
I used to love to see how much I would get from the Walmart Savings Catcher Program.Just used the last I had accumulated to order something about a week ago. Got here yesterday. My granddaughter used to take us but she moved out of town. Now, with me not driving my daughter just shopped at the Albertson's across the street here close.
• United States
18 Sep 16
it's difficult when you don't have a car. But you did get to use it while you could.
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@celticeagle (118551)
• Boise, Idaho
18 Sep 16
@AbbyGreenhill ....Oh, sure.
@valmnz (12756)
• New Zealand
19 Sep 16
No Walmart's in New Zealand.
• United States
19 Sep 16
Sorry about that.
@paigea (22405)
• Canada
18 Sep 16
I never heard of it. I wonder if we have it here.
• United States
19 Sep 16
You would have to check.
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@amadeo (67522)
• United States
18 Sep 16
Never heard of this.Not sure if they have it at this store
• United States
18 Sep 16
It's not at the store - it's online. You enter your receipt number and date and they check it and let you know if you could have gotten items cheaper and you get the different back.
• Ponce De Leon, Florida
18 Sep 16
Unfortunately Walmart is the closest place to us so we go for just about every trip to the store unless I know I can get it cheaper at dollar tree.
• United States
18 Sep 16
We don't have stores near us - which I why I buy most things online. But since we had to go to the grocery store and Wallworld is across the road it was easy. Went to the dollar tree for the first time - sure things are only a dollar but they don't have big sizes of stuff. I wasn't going to pay a dollar for 6 tylenol when I just paid Fourteen bucks for 225 tylenol.
@CinnamonGrl (5807)
• Paradise, California
18 Sep 16
I do shop at Walmart online once in awhile. I don't know about the Savings Catcher.Sometimes a need pops up that's just tor pricey elsewhere, though. There is a Walmart down in Chico, but it's rare for me to shop in stores anymore. I go to thrift stores and the Dollar Tree with a friend a lot. But other than that, I shop online.
• United States
18 Sep 16
Go to Walmart site and look for 'savings catcher' and sign up. I don't shop at thrift stores, I do donate to the one in town.
@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
19 Sep 16
I do yes, I shop there often because it is the closest place and the savings