Shopping at Fry's isn't just grocery shopping, it can be an experience! From the smell of fresh coffee wafting through the store, to the wine bar calling your name, you're bound to spend a little more on those perks. Not to mention, groceries alone may be one of your biggest monthly expenses. Maybe you don't need to shop less or give up the latte, you need to shop smarter! Click through the photos to learn ways to save at Fry's.
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Free Friday Download
Every Friday, Fry's offers a digital coupon for a free item. It can be texted to you or you can get the alert in your email. We've seen free chocolate bars, ice cream, potato chips, candy and more! You download the coupon and have two weeks to use it! The price of the item automatically comes off at checkout. You have to have a frysfoods.com account to get the offer!
You'll see the 'Woohoo! Great Deal' sticker throughout items in the store. That means there's a deep discount on that item. If you look closely, this was originally $17.99, marked down to just $1.99.
Kids Fruit Stand
Free fruit for kids! If you have your little one and they're begging for candy, take them to the little fruit stand in the produce department. Fry's keeps assorted fruits there for kids to grab a piece for free!
Who doesn't love a good surprise in the mail? Using your Fry's VIP card helps the store tailor which coupons it sends you. Often times, there will be a coupon for something free like a jar of peanut butter!
Yes, it costs $4.95 for Fry's curbside pick up after the trial period. But let's think about how you'll save money by using it. First, you choose your items online so there's no impulse purchases. Next, you don't take your kids inside the store, so there are none of those items that mysteriously show up in your cart. Finally, there are often 'ClickList Bonus Offers'. Fry's will give you free or reduced-prices on items just for using ClickList. Often times there are several items which more than offset the $4.95 it costs to use the service.
There may be a corner of a cooler at your local Fry's that has marked down perishables. You can find cheeses, hummus, dips and other items that are getting close to their expiration dates. The savings can be significant because the store is trying to sell the food quickly.
Like Sprouts, Fry's has $5 sushi rolls every Wednesday. Several Fry's Food stores have sushi chefs in house. It sure beats the price you would pay at a restaurant. Regular price of the select rolls is around $8.00!
At an average of $16 a box for two servings, you may be wondering how this will save you money? There are two ways. First, if you're someone who buys a bunch of ingredients and doesn't get around to cooking the food before the produce goes bad because it's time consuming, this could save you money and buyer's remorse. Also, if you just can't cook and usually dine out, this may be a cheaper option.
Buy 4 Save $4 or Buy 5 Save $5
Look for the Buy 4 Save $4 or Buy 5 Save $5 stickers. This means if you buy 4 or 5 of the products with the stickers, you save a dollar on each. You can also mix and match unrelated products.
This may be our all time favorite way to save in the history of saving. Almost everybody can save money by taking advantage of the fuel points program. All summer you get double the points for your groceries if you shop on Fri., Sat. or Sun. And don't forget, it's always double points on gift card purchases at Fry's.