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Walmart’s low prices are pretty great. But the freebies at Walmart are even greater, because free beats cheap any day. Never shop there without taking advantage of Walmart freebies and finding ways to get money back. From rebates to gift cards to moneymakers and beyond, let’s take a look at how to get free stuff from Walmart.

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1. Combine Ibotta deals with rollback prices for free soda and more.

hand holding cellphone with iboota app in front of pepsi bottles in cart

One of the easiest ways to grab Walmart freebies is to use Ibotta rebates with Walmart’s rollback prices. Here’s a recent example:

Buy 1 Pepsi Zero Sugar, 2 L (reg. $1.68) $1.25, rollback price
Submit one $1.25/1 – Pepsi Zero Sugar, 2-Liter bottle, Ibotta Rebate
Pay $1.25, submit for $1.25 Ibotta credit
Final Price: Free

And that’s just the beginning. I’ve gotten Walmart freebies through Ibotta on major brands like Starbucks, Pringles, Pure Leaf, and Annie’s. Walmart and Ibotta have also partnered up so rebates will go right to your Walmart account.


2. Combine coupons with clearance makeup for an instant freebie (or moneymaker).

hand holding up clearance makeup

Makeup is one of the things I can often find coupons or deals for, and I combine them with clearance prices to get a free product. For example:

Buy 1 Rimmel Exaggerate Eye Definer (reg. $4.49) $1.34, clearance price
Use one $2.00/1 – Rimmel Eye Product (coupons.com)
Final Price: Free

Look for these freebies on items like makeup, body wash, and hand soap.

I’ve also seen a deal at Walmart where Covergirl mascara was clearanced for $1 and combined it with a coupon from SmartSource for $2 off Covergirl mascara. The result was a $1 moneymaker, which was applied to the rest of the items I bought!


3. Take advantage of free gift card deals at Walmart.

hand holding walmart gift cards in front of diapers

Walmart will often offer deals on specific brands for a free digital gift card. Just buy a certain amount of a product and boom! Free gift card.

I’ve also seen recent Walmart gift card deals on sports drinks, baby formula, diapers, wellness products, and humidifiers. Definitely stack this with Ibotta rebates or coupons for even more savings.


4. Earn free Walmart gift cards through apps like Swagbucks and Honey.

hand holding cellphone with swagbucks app in front of gift cards

Most rebate apps give you the option to get paid with gift cards, and most have Walmart gift cards available. You can earn cash back on specific products with Ibotta, get credit from specific stores with Honey Gold and TopCashback, or watch videos for points on Swagbucks. This is definitely one of the easiest ways to score free Walmart gift cards.

Here are the apps that allow you to cash out with gift cards from Walmart:


5. Use Walmart’s grocery pickup for free.

outside walmart pickup area with staff loading cars

Walmart grocery pickup doesn’t add any extra cost to your order. Just make your order online or through the Walmart app and select “Grocery Pickup.”

Since you can’t use coupons with Walmart grocery pickup, you’re best off using rebate apps to save more. Pickup orders don’t include a physical receipt, but there are still ways to get your rebates.

You can link Ibotta with Walmart Pickup to get your rebates automatically, no receipt required. Fetch Rewards and Coupons.com also allow you to upload e-receipts for rebates.



6. Get free 15-day free trial with Walmart+, plus free shipping and more.


If you haven’t tried out the Walmart+ subscription service, start a free trial for 15 days. If you’re not a fan, just cancel before the trial wraps up. The service offers free shipping with no minimums, plus free grocery delivery on orders over $35.

They’ll occasionally run extended free trials to entice new customers, like the 30-day offer they had in December 2020.

When you shop Walmart.com, even without a Walmart+ subscription, all your orders $35 and over qualify for free shipping.


7. Use BOGO coupons for free household essentials.

hand holding 2 gillette deodorants in aisle

Taking advantage of BOGO coupons is a good way to stock up on household items like snacks, pet food, and toiletries.

Buy 2 Gillette Invisible Solid Deodorant, 3.4 oz $5.47, regular price
Use one B1G1 FREE – Gillette Invisible Solid, up to $5.49 (excludes trial/travel size) from PG
Final Price: $2.74 each, when you buy 2


8. Buy individual bananas at no cost.

hand holding up banana

Did you know you can buy just one single banana from Walmart for $0.18? Combine that with a store coupon or an Ibotta offer to get ’em free!


Taken advantage of any Walmart freebies on your last shopping trip? Make sure to drop a comment below!


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