Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery: What You Need to Know

By: Carolyn Fitchard

Walmart Delivery Box | Grocery Pickup and Delivery

A trip to the grocery store takes time and money (especially if you’re shopping while hungry), which is one of the many reasons online grocery shopping is gaining in popularity these days. Walmart Grocery is no exception; the shelves are stocked with 160,000+ grocery items including fresh produce and dairy, meat and seafood, household essentials, and (depending on your state’s laws) even alcohol. Online ordering is easy via or the Walmart app, and you have two ways of getting your goods—curbside pickup or delivered to your door.

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Walmart Grocery Pickup Steps

Walmart Grocery Pickup

  • What is it: A contact-free option for picking up your groceries without getting out of your car.
  • Cost: Free
  • How to select it: As you begin your online order, select your preferred store location and choose from any available time slots to pick up your purchases. 
  • How to do it: Once your order is ready, Walmart will send you an email. You can then check in online or through the Walmart app to expedite your pickup service. Head to Walmart at your chosen time and follow the orange signs to the pick-up area. There, you’ll park in a designated spot and pop your trunk. A store associate will then load your bags for you. 

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Walmart Grocery Delivery Steps

Walmart Grocery Delivery 

Standard Grocery Delivery

  • What is it: Groceries delivered to your home at a scheduled time.
  • Cost: $7.95–$9.95 for delivery, depending on your location and shipping speed.
  • How to select it: As you begin your online order, select your preferred store location and choose from any available time slots to have your order delivered.
  • How to do it: You must spend a minimum of $35 to be eligible for Walmart grocery delivery.

Express Grocery Delivery

  • What is it: Groceries delivered to your home in two hours or less (subject to availability).
  • Cost: $19.95 
  • How to select it: Select the Express Delivery option as you begin your online order.
  • How to do it: You can use Express Delivery on any order; no order minimum required.

Savings Hack: Order generic-brand items and allow for substitutions. If your item is not available, Walmart may upgrade you to a more expensive premium brand for no additional cost.

How to Save on Walmart Grocery Delivery

Walmart Grocery: Frequently Asked Questions

How do you order groceries from Walmart?

It’s easy! Log in to your Walmart account, or sign up for one here, to get started on your Walmart Grocery online order. You can also order groceries through the Walmart app.

What if an item is out of stock?

You’ll have the option of allowing for substitutions on your order. If a substituted item is cheaper than your original item, you’ll be charged the lower price. If a substituted item is more expensive than your original item, you’ll still be charged the cheaper price. (It’s kind of a secret savings tip.) 

Can you use EBT on Walmart Grocery pickup and delivery?

Yes, you can pay online with your EBT card in 44 states for Walmart pickup and/or delivery service. Learn more about it here. Hawaii is the only state where this is not available.

Do you tip for Walmart pickup? 

No, Walmart store employees are unable to accept tips for pickup services. You can, however, complete a customer survey and give them a positive review.

Are tips included for Walmart delivery?

Tips, which are based on your order total, are automatically included for delivery drivers. You can edit or omit the tip amount on the Review Order page during checkout or through your Account Page after the order goes through.

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