8 Tips to Save Money While Shopping from Online Grocery Stores

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Shopping groceries online is way convenient over offline shopping as you do not have to physically visit the supermarket and struggle to fill your cart with all the essentials. Also, if you are extra smart, you can save a considerable amount while shopping from an online grocery store. Here we have curated eight simple tips that you can follow to get a significant discount on online shopping.

1. Plan your Diet in Way Advance

One of the best ways to save while shopping for groceries from online stores is to plan your diet for several days. Once you plan a menu for let’s say two weeks, you will be able to figure out what all groceries and other stuff you would need to prepare the particular recipe. Also, figure out your schedule as well. This will allow you to know much time you will spend at home, and accordingly, you buy essentials. On a piece of the paper pen down the recipes along with the ingredients, they would in need to shop smartly.

2. Go Through Your Household Supplies

To save a significant amount of money, it is always advised to check your pantry, whether it is stocked up or not.  According to the number of things available in your pantry, you can order from online grocery stores. For example, you have two packets of biscuits, and you can buy two packets of biscuits. Four packs would be sufficient for you. There is no use of buying things in access and regretting later.

3. Check the Prices of Groceries Across Different Apps

Though it might sound like tedious tasks and yes, certainly it is! But there is no better way than this to save money while shopping for groceries from online stores. There are many online grocery stores, such as Flipkart SuperMart, BigBasket, Grofers, etc. You can pay a close look at all the price lists and compare which app is offering a reasonable price. However, make sure you do not end up buying degraded quality. The amount of the product should also match with the quality of the product that you purchase from the online grocery shops.

4. Reap the Benefits of Coupons and Offers

While it is an excellent idea to shop during the sale, however, it could be daunting and most of the times the products or grocery item that you are looking for is out of stock during the sale. Also, during the sale, there is an increase in the demand for the product. Thus, you might not get the assured quality. So avoid buying during sales. Instead, look for the latest offers and deals. There are many online coupon websites from where you will get coupons and offers on groceries; for example, you can make use of Supermart coupons and save a significant amount. You can download the grocery app and stay notified with the latest offers and coupon codes.

5. Look for Cashback

Many online coupon websites also provide a significant cashback on your shopping. Sometimes you even get a 100% cashback on shopping for more than a particular amount. You have to be smart enough to crack such a deal where you will get impressive cashback. Cashback is an amount of money that is credited in your shopping wallet after 3-4 of placing the order. Keep a tab on websites that provides cashback, and do not forget to sign-in at the particular portal to avail the latest cashback.

6. Look for Free Shipping Service

If you want to save a hefty amount while shopping from the online grocery store, then you would have to be extra smart and observe every little feature that could get you things either for free or at the discounted price. One of such feature is shipping. While many online grocery stores charge shipping costs, there many who do not charge even a single penny for shipping, and some provide transportation free of the expenses once you shop for or above the particular. In most cases, the amount is Rs. 499 only. So if you buy it for Rs. 499 or more, you will get free shipping.

7. Order Less of Perishable Items

In case you are ordering perishable items from online grocery stores, then make sure you get it at your doorstep as soon as possible. Otherwise, it might get rotten, and then it will be of no use. Though you can replace it with the fresh piece, you never know whether the online portal offers such a policy or not. If there is no policy, your money would be wasted. So to avoid this, make sure you order less perishable product. Or else ensure that it is delivered on time.

8. Avoid Canned Foods

Canned foods are way expensive than seasonal foods. Thus, it is ideal to add seasonal fruits and vegetables in your cart rather than canned foods. Also, season vegetables and fruits are fresh and safe for the health as well.


While you cannot bargain at online grocery stores, but you can certainly look for different ways to save money while shopping from online stores. Offers and discounts are a great way of saving the hefting amount.

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