Shop Mariano’s online and get free shipping
I may have been the last person to discover this but if you go online (not the app) on Mariano’s website you can order non-perishable items and have them shipped to your home. And if your order is over $35 it ships free (This is not Instacart). Since it’s pretty easy to spend $35 on groceries this is a great deal.
The selection is much more limited than in-store, the prices are slightly higher, the weekly ad prices don’t apply, you can’t use their digital coupons but still as part of stocking up for winter I ordered a ton ($92) worth of heavy items like pasta sauce, canned stock, beans, tomatoes etc. Some of these items I could not get shipped from anywhere else.
If you’re limiting your trips out of your home their prices are lower than Target. And while Walmart has better prices they’re selling staples in cases only. I don’t have Amazon Prime so I don’t buy much from them. And they are selling many staples in cases also. This is my new go-to option for most staples (sorry Target)! I ordered on Oct 9 and I received my order on October 13. Also these were the best packed items I have ever received. The glass items were in separate boxes, inside plastic and padded.
Beware – Ripoff Third Party sellers
This popped up when I logged into my Mariano’s account to write this post:
New! Third-party sellers
Browse an expanded selection of housewares, toys, and more on our website and app. Just look for the “Sold & Shipped by” label to tell if items you want come from a trusted third-party seller.
Ugh. All the third party sellers on Amazon and Walmart are a ripoff so now I’ll have to watch out for them here too.
Shop Mariano’s online and get free shipping – How it works
- You have to login to your Mariano’s account and at the top right change your shopping status to “Ship”.
2. Order at least $35 worth of groceries. I just kept the window open on my computer and added items to my cart over the period of a week. Things will go in and out of stock so if you had something in your cart yesterday it may be gone today. It will also tell you when items are back in stock. They also are currently shipping paper products (Nov 11) limit 2 per order.
3. You cannot pay with a Mariano’s gift card.
4. You can track the status of your order by logging into your account. Not through the app.
5. Enjoy shopping safely from home, at better prices and more reasonable quantities than many other options plus skip Covid exposure and schlepping heavy items home!