Money Hack: Get 5% off your Woolworths shop

Elizabeth Barry 26 April 2017 NEWS

grocery shopping

Because paying full price for groceries really sucks.

The Fresh Food People do have some great deals, but why would you pay more than you need to? Here's how you can get a 5% discount the next time you shop at Woolworths.

The hack

Purchase a Woolworths eGift card through any of the providers listed below and you will be entitled to a discount. All you have to do is purchase the Woolworths gift card for your nominated amount, $100 for example, and you'll only be charged $95. You'll then be able to use it to do your grocery shopping and save 5% on your shop. Too easy!

Most gift cards can be emailed to you within a few hours, or 24 hours at most. You can also purchase physical gift cards but these take longer to be delivered. Both online and physical gift cards can be used to shop in-store, but keep in mind gift cards are only valid for 12 months.

Plus, remember Woolworths gift cards may also be used at BWS, Big W, Dan Murphy's, Thomas Dux, Cellarmasters and Caltex Woolworths Petrol.

Here are the providers that offer the discounts, how many gift cards you can purchase and the maximum amount of value you can purchase a gift card for:

Provider Maximum number of gift cards you can purchase Maximum value per gift card How to purchase
AGL N/A $1,000 per order, monthly maximum of $5,000 Through your AGL Rewards account
Groupon 9 $500 You can make your purchase on Groupon's website.
NRMA 1 year of Premium Care or Premium Plus Subscription Package = 1 $50 Reward eGift Card2 years or more of Premium Care or Premium Plus Subscription Package = 1 $100 Reward eGift card $100 In the NRMA Member's area
RAA N/A $500 and transactions are limited to $2,000 per day Login to your RAA account or visit an RAA shop
RACV 10 per transaction $500 Login to the Members area or visit select RACV shops (allow 8 days for delivery)
RACQ 10 per transaction $500 Purchase online through the RACQ website (allow 8 days delivery for physical gift cards)

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