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What is Walmart Plus? Cost and membership benefits to consider

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Walmart Plus (opens in new tab) is worth considering if you're checking out store membership programs. So what is Walmart Plus? 

Simply put, Walmart Plus is a membership program for loyal shoppers and Walmart's answer to Amazon Prime (opens in new tab) . With membership perks like early access to Black Friday deals, free unlimited delivery, fuel discounts and more, Walmart Plus is a great Amazon Prime alternative. 

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Walmart Plus Membership: $98/year @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Walmart Plus paid members get access to exclusive deals, high-demand product restocks, and early access to Walmart Black Friday deals. Walmart Plus costs $12.95 per month or $98 a year. There here's no risk, you can cancel any time. Walmart Plus members also get free delivery on products and groceries, gas station discounts, and fast, contact-free shopping with the Mobile scan & go app (opens in new tab).

Walmart Plus cost

Walmart Plus costs $98 a year or $12.95 a month and includes a 30-day risk-free trial. You can sign up for Walmart Plus here (opens in new tab) if you don't want to commit right away. 

Bear in mind, Walmart Plus trial members do not get access to early Black Friday deals or first dibs on high demand products. 

How much does Walmart Plus cost

One of the best Walmart Plus membership benefits is early access to Walmart deals. During Black Friday, Walmart Plus members get to shop Walmart Black Friday deals online 4 hours before everyone else.

Having a Walmart Plus account might help you secure hot-selling, high demand items. Walmart Plus paid members get first crack at a chance to buy a hard to get PS5 console. 

Another benefit of having a Walmart Plus account is access to Scan & Go (opens in new tab) within the Walmart app. As a member, you can avoid long lines and experience fast and easy contactless shopping.  

Walmart Plus members also get unlimited free same-day delivery for groceries and fuel discounts 10 cents per gallon. Gas discounts can be redeemed Walmart, Exxon, Mobil, Murphy USA, Murphy Express, and Sam's Club fuel centers in the U.S. 

Is Walmart Plus worth it?

Walmart Plus offers enticing membership perks to help you save money and time in the long run. If you primarily shop online for essentials and groceries, you'll benefit from unlimited free same day delivery options.

With both online and in-store benefits and Scan & Go access, Walmart Plus is a wise choice if you prefer contactless shopping at physical stores. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.