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Is Walmart Plus right for you? Is it better than Amazon Prime?

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There's no better time to sign up for Walmart+. Subscribers to the shopping service will be given access to the Paramount+ streaming service at no extra cost and get fast, free shipping on last-minute gifts this holiday season. Many items are even available for same-day delivery with Walmart+. Learn everything you need to know about Walmart's shopping subscription below. 

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What is Walmart+?

Walmart+ is, in a way, a competitor to Amazon Prime. It offers free two-day shipping on purchases made on Walmart.com, plus a host of other discounts on prescription drugs, gasoline and more. Walmart+ members can also get same-day delivery of purchases from their local store (where available), including groceries like milk and eggs. And, of course, Walmart+ members get early access to special sales events like Walmart's annual Black Friday sale.

If you're a regular Walmart shopper, Walmart+ will save you money. A Walmart+ membership normal costs $98, or $40 less than its major membership service competitor, Amazon Prime. However, you can test it out for free for 30-days right now to get free shipping and same-day delivery for all of your last-minute gifting and holiday hosting needs.


Walmart+ is a less expensive alternative to Amazon Prime

Inflation strikes again: Amazon Prime membership rates went up in 2022. The cost of an annual Prime membership increased from $119 to $139. Monthly subscribers, meanwhile, now pay $14.99 a month instead of $12.99. 

If you're looking for a money-saving alternative to Amazon Prime, you may want to consider Walmart+. The service, which also offers quick and free shipping with no minimum purchase, is normally priced at $12.95 per month or $98 per year.

Another money-saving benefit: Walmart has lower minimums for free local grocery delivery than Amazon. 

Walmart+ is currently offering a 30-day free trial. Note that only paid subscribers can take advantage of early-access deals.


Save money on gas with Walmart+

For some relief to your bank account, consider becoming a Walmart+ member for a discount on gas. Walmart+ members get 10 cents off of gas at more than 14,000 Exxon, Mobil, Walmart, & Murphy stations nationwide. You simply scan the QR code that appears on the Walmart gas station pump screen to get started and save cash.

Walmart+ members can also enjoy member prices at Sam's Club fuel centers.


Get tire repair at Walmart's Auto Care Centers

If Walmart+ members buy tires at Walmart, they can get free flat tire repair at Walmart's Auto Care Centers and will receive a free road hazard warranty. Since Walmart tends to have tons of major tire deals throughout the year, this is a nice benefit for Walmart+ members living near a Walmart Auto Care Center (they are typically attached to Walmart stores).

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