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Walmart has gradually weakened its policy on price matching over time. It was initially taken out of 500 stores and replaced with the Savings Catcher App. Next, they increased the number of stores that had to rely on the Savings Catcher App. In the end, they completely abandoned the Savings Catcher App, stating that they consistently offered the lowest prices and therefore no longer required an in-store price matching guarantee.

However, if you shop on, you have a lot more alternatives for price matching. We'll go into all the specifics today.

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Does Walmart match prices?

Only some situations will result in Walmart matching prices. They  will not price match in-store:

  • Competitors
  • Additional Neighborhood Market or Walmart locations
  • Walmart Marketplace sellers on

What will they match the price on then? Their own website. You can ask for a price match at your neighborhood Walmart if you see an item for less on will price match a few other merchants if you shop online. More on that coming up.


How do you convince Walmart to price match?

Ask the cashier at the register or a representative at the customer care desk for a price match if you see something in the store that is less expensive online. A supervisor may or may not need to review the transaction.

No rain checks; the product must be available at the local Walmart location and online at Also, every aspect of the item must match, including the color, size, and model number.

There is a limitation that you don't see with most other retailers: you can only make one price match claim each day.


Does Walmart match the prices listed on their website?

Yes, as long as they are not from Marketplace vendors, Walmart will match prices on in-store.

In fact, this is one of the few instances in 2022 in which Walmart price matches.


Does Walmart price match Amazon?

Walmart will only match Amazon's pricing if you make your purchase through Prices from Amazon will not be honored in-store.


Does Walmart match Target's price?'s pricing will be matched on, but not at actual Walmart stores.

Though it does work the opposite way around. Target will match Walmart's price. In fact, if you have a RedCard, you might be better off purchasing the item from Target. You can use the price match plus 5% off as a Redcard benefit under Target's policy on price matching.


What other retailers does Walmart price match?

Walmart won't match the prices of any rivals in person. However, will only price match the websites of the following merchants if you shop there:

  • Amazon
  • Autozone
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • Cabelas
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar
  • Home Depot
  • JCPenney
  • Kmart
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowes
  • Michaels
  • Office Depot
  • O’Reilly Auto
  • Pep Boys
  • Petco
  • Petsmart
  • Sears
  • Staples
  • Target
  • Walgreens

SAVVY SECRET: There is a catch. Walmart won't price match third-party vendors on rival websites in the same way that it won't do so on its own website. Make sure the competitor directly fulfills and ships your order.


Does Walmart price match other Walmart stores?

No, your neighborhood Walmart won't match the prices of other Walmart stores.


Does Walmart price match Walmart Marketplace?

No. When using, you must exercise caution. Third parties or "Marketplace" merchants may sell some goods. These prices are not matched by Walmart. They will only match pricing on goods that Walmart directly sells and ships.


What do the Walmart price match exclusions include?

If you reside in Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico, price matching is completely unavailable to you.

The following items are excluded from the price matching policy:

  • Discounts from rival retailers that are applied at checkout
  • Percent-off discounts. (For instance, "15% off.")
  • Dollar-off promotions. (For instance, "$20 off.")
  • Exclusive discounts provided to members only.
  • Bundle deals
  • Coupons, rebates, and postal offers.
  • Finance offers
  • Prices at which a minimum order quantity
  • Products that are on sale, clearance, or liquidation from rivals.
  • Limited time, flash, special hour, or other special event offerings.
  • Refurbished or used goods.
  • Discounts for pickup that result in lower costs.

Before determining whether has a lower price than the competition, they may also take into account the shipping fees and charges.


Does Walmart offer Black Friday price matching?

No. During the holiday pricing extravaganza, neither Walmart retail locations nor will price match. That implies that price matching is not permitted during Cyber Week or the Pre-Black Friday deals.


Does Walmart have a policy for price adjustments?

Yes, Walmart does have a policy about pricing adjustments.

The duration of Walmart's price adjustment policy is determined by how you paid:

  • If you used PayPal, Healthy Benefits, or SNAP/EBT, you have five days.
  • If you used a debit card to pay, you have seven days.
  • If you used a credit card to pay, you have ten days.

You can request a price reduction from or the actual shop if you made your purchase there. You can only claim price decreases from if you made your purchase through; you cannot claim in-store pricing.


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