Walmart Price Match Policy

Walmart is one of the biggest companies in the world and one thing they are known for is providing the lowest prices on everything they sell. Despite trying very hard to be the low cost leader , there are times when one of their competitors does end up having a lower price on an item.  Now we know you might be wondering does Walmart price match? The good news is Walmart will price match most competitors but there are some limitations to their price match policy. So if you are looking to take advantage of Walmart price match it is important to understand Walmart’s price match policy.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF WALMART PRICE MATCH POLICY

WALMART WILL PRICE MATCH

-Walmart will price match any local competitor’s advertised price and items purcashed must be identical to the ad (size, quantity, flavor, color, etc)

-Walmart will price match BOGO items but reserves to limt BOGO quantities to one per customer or household.

 -Walmart does price match online retailers (for a full list of online retailers please scroll down to FAQ section). However item must be currently in stock at the online retailer and they limit quantities to one per customer per item per day.

WALMART WILL NOT PRICE MATCH

-Walmart will not price match prices from online third party sellers, auctions, or stores requiring memberships. 

-Walmart will not price match bundle offers, instant rebates, mail in offers, offers that include financing, minimum quantity purchases, clearance, close out, liquidations, special hour/flash sales, damaged, used, referb items, misprinted/inaccurate prices, 

-Walmart will not price match items that require separate purcashe to get the ad price, items with no actual price that requires a purcashe to get free product or items that require purcashe to get a gift cart.

-Walmart will also not price match ads where price of items cannot be determined, one hour guarantee items, misprinted ad prices, and going out of business sales

Below you will find Walmart Price Match Policy but if you don’t have time to read over the full policy you can skip below to our Walmart Price Match Policy Frequetnly Asked Questions (FAQ) section to see if we answered your question. You can also submit your question to us and we will try to answer it within 24-48 hours.

Ad Match Guarantee

We’re committed to providing low prices every day. On everything. So if you find a lower advertised price on an identical product, tell us and we’ll match it. Right at the register.

We gladly match the price in the following types of ads:*

  • Buy one, get one free ads with a specified price
    • Example: Buy one for $2.49, get one free (BOGO)
  • Competitors’ ads that feature a specific item for a specified price
  • Preferred shopping card prices for specific items that are in a printed ad
  • For fresh produce and meat items when the price is offered in the same unit type (lb. for lb.; each for each)
  • Internet Pricing. See the Online Price Match Policy to find out what is honored in Walmart Stores

*The following are guidelines and limitations:

  • We will match any local competitor’s advertised price.
  • We do not require customers to have the ad with them to honor a competitor’s ad, but we reserve the right to verify an ad at any time; we also require the store to verify the ad if there is a difference in price greater than 25% from the competitor.
  • The system will prompt for supervisor verification at a 50% reduction in price or greater.
  • Items purchased must be identical to the ad (size, quantity, brand, flavor, color, etc.). No substitutions
  • In all situations Walmart reserves the right to limit BOGO quantities to one per customer or household

We do not match the price in the following types of competitor ads:

  • Items that require a separate purchase to get the ad price
    • example: “Buy [item A] to get [item B] for $C”
  • Items with no actual price that require a purchase to get free product
    • example: “Buy both [items A & B] to get [item C] for free”
  • Items that require a purchase to get a competitors’ gift card
    • example: “Buy [item A] to get a $B gift card
  • Buy one, get one free (BOGO) ads with no actual price given
  • Going out of business or closeout prices
  • Percentage off
    • example: “All mascara, 40% off”
  • Competitors’ private label price promotions
  • A specific price that omits a specific characteristic of an item (Example: $9.50 on “all sizes or quantities” of an assortment)

We do not honor:

  • Ads when the actual price for items cannot be determined
  • Competitor pricing on One Hour Guarantee Items
  • Misprinted ad prices of other retailers
  • “Going out of business” sales or “closeout” prices
  • Walmart reserves the right to verify an ad at any time, update or modify the terms of the Ad Match (Competition) Policy and its associated pricing strategies at any time

Walmart Online Price Match Policy

We’re committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we’ll match it.

The following are guidelines and limitations:

  • The prices on Walmart.com and online retailers* will be matched
  • Our customers must provide the online price and retailer
  • The item must be currently in-stock at the online retailer’s website at the time the request for the price match is made
  • The item must be sold and fulfilled by online retailers listed below*
  • We reserve the right to verify the price of the identical, in-stock item at the online retailer’s website (i.e., size, model, quantity, brand, color)
  • We will limit quantities to one-per-customer, per item, per day**

How to match an in-store purchase to an online price:

  • Request the price match right at the register
  • The Store Management has the final decision for matching an online price

How to match a Walmart.com purchase to an online competitor:

  • Contact Walmart.com Customer Care at http://help.walmart.com prior to placing your order on Walmart.com
  • The Customer Care Agent has the final decision for matching an online price

We do not honor:

  • Prices from marketplace and third-party sellers.
  • Prices from auctions or requiring memberships
  • Prices that cannot be determined independent of other items, e.g., fees, shipping charges
  • Percent off or dollar off if the item’s price cannot be determined independent of other items, fees or charges
  • Bundle offers, Instant Rebates, Mail-in Offers, Offers that include financing
  • Prices that require minimum quantity purchases
  • Clearance, Close out, Liquidation, Special Hour/Flash/Limited Quantity offers
  • Damaged, Used or Refurbished items
  • Misprinted or inaccurate prices
  • Online price match is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico for in store purchases
  • We will not offer rain-checks for items that are not currently in-stock in our store or Walmart.com
  • Online price match is not available for Walmart One Hour Guarantee Items
  • Walmart.com will not price match on behalf of Walmart Marketplace Retailers to other online competitors
  • Walmart.com will not price match items purchased on Walmart.com between Thanksgiving and Cyber-Monday

*Online retailers are limited to: Academy.com, Amazon.com, Autozone.com, Babiesrus.com, Basspro.com, Bedbathandbeyond.com, Bestbuy.com, Cabelas.com, Dickssportinggoods.com, Dollargeneral.com, Familydollar.com, Homedepot.com, Jcpenney.com, Kmart.com, Kohls.com, Lowes.com, Michaels.com, Newegg.com, Officedepot.com, Oreillyauto.com, Pepboys.com, Petco.com, Petsmart.com, Sears.com, SportsAuthority.com, Staples.com, Target.com, Tigerdirect.com, Toysrus.com, Walgreens.com, Walmart.com

**Quantities are not limited in New Mexico except when purchases are made for the purpose of reselling merchandise

Walmart reserves the right to update or modify the terms of this Policy at any time

Source http://corporate.walmart.com/policies

Walmart Price Match Policy FAQ

Q 1) Does Walmart Price Match? 

A 1) Yes they do but there are some limitations, Read the policy above for full list of limitations!

Q 2) Does Walmart price match amazon?

A 2) Yes they do however they only price match products sold by Amazon, They do not price match products sold on Amazon by third party retailers!

Q 3) Does Walmart Price match online retailers?

A 3) Yes they do, here is a list of online retailers that Walmart will price match

Academy.com, Amazon.com, Autozone.com, Babiesrus.com, Basspro.com, Bedbathandbeyond.com, Bestbuy.com, Cabelas.com, Dickssportinggoods.com, Dollargeneral.com, Familydollar.com, Homedepot.com, Jcpenney.com, Kmart.com, Kohls.com, Lowes.com, Michaels.com, Newegg.com, Officedepot.com, Oreillyauto.com, Pepboys.com, Petco.com, Petsmart.com, Sears.com, SportsAuthority.com, Staples.com, Target.com, Tigerdirect.com, Toysrus.com, Walgreens.com, Walmart.com