Walmart+ drops minimum order

Initially, subscribers would have needed to meet a $35 minimum purchase to receive free shipping on certain orders from That minimum order was dropped for qualifying purchases in December 2020. And Walmart+ just took another huge leap forward in the world of fast, free shipping. The company has announced it will no longer require a $35 minimum purchase to qualify for its express two-hour delivery service where available. According to Walmart, this includes Walmart’s food, consumables and general merchandise assortment. Benefits of membership will include same-day delivery on select goods and products, as well as same-day grocery delivery. According to Walmart, here are some of the perks you will get with Walmart+:

Unlimited free delivery: In-store prices as fast as same-day on more than 160,000 items from tech and toys to household essentials and groceries. This service was previously known as Delivery Unlimited — a subscription service that allows customers to place an unlimited number of deliveries for a low, flat yearly or monthly fee. Current subscribers will automatically become Walmart+ members.Scan & Go: Unlock Scan & Go in the Walmart app — a fast way to shop in-store. Using the Walmart app, customers can scan their items as they shop and pay using Walmart Pay for a quick, easy, touch-free payment experience.Fuel discounts: Fill up and save up to 5 cents a gallon at nearly 2,000 Walmart, Murphy USA and Murphy Express fuel stations. Sam’s Club fuel stations will soon be added to this lineup.

All of this will be possible because of Walmart Neighborhood Markets, which may serve a double role as distribution centers for delivery. This makes speedy delivery much easier for locals and makes shipment of items like prescriptions less of a logistical nightmare. RELATED: Tap or click here for a rundown on Walmart’s grocery delivery options

Will Walmart+ be worth switching from Prime?

Unfortunately, the only benefit you get from the service is faster shipping. Everything else is run-of-the-mill Target, but new grocery shopping options like curbside pickup show that the company is paying attention. We wouldn’t be surprised if Target is cooking up something similar behind the scenes.

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