Woolworths booster: Customer shares how she scored a shopping haul for FREE


Woolworths customer shares how she scored a shopping haul for FREE – and how you can too

  • A Woolworths customer has scored a massive haul of products for ‘free’ 
  • Linda only buys products on special and uses the ‘booster’ feature in the app 
  • ‘Boosting’ on products allows customers to collect rewards points faster 
  • This helped her receive further discounts and scoring the buys for ‘free’ 
  • On this occasion she got her hands on several bathroom products  

A Woolworths customer has revealed how she managed to score a haul of household products for ‘free’. 

Sharing images to a popular Facebook group, Linda said she only buys half-priced products and makes use of the ‘booster’ feature in the Woolworths Rewards app.

‘All FREE! So I only buy half-price items and always boost my buys when they come up on my app,’ she wrote. 

‘In one month I got $50 rewards and worked out the best value to get all the half-price items I wanted. So these were all half-price and ended up free.’ 

Woolworths shopper Linda said she only buys half-priced products and makes use of the ‘booster’ feature in the Woolworths Rewards app. Woolworths ‘boosters’ gives customers the opportunity to collect more rewards points for every dollar spent in store

By shopping for discounts in store and 'boosting' products to receive more points using the app, Linda managed to score further markdowns and essentially got all the products for 'free'

By shopping for discounts in store and ‘boosting’ products to receive more points using the app, Linda managed to score further markdowns and essentially got all the products for ‘free’

Woolworths ‘boosters’ gives customers the opportunity to collect more rewards points for every dollar spent in store.  

By shopping for discounts and ‘boosting’ products to receive more points using the app, Linda managed to score further markdowns and essentially got all the products for ‘free’. 

On this occasion, the bargain hunter got her hands on a variety of bathroom products – including toilet cleaner, toothpaste, razor blades, dishwashing liquid and hand soap. 

The tips come at the perfect time as inflation and rising cost of living continue to grip Australia. 

On this occasion, the bargain hunter got her hands on a variety of bathroom products - including toilet cleaner, toothpaste, razor blades, dishwashing liquid and hand soap

On this occasion, the bargain hunter got her hands on a variety of bathroom products – including toilet cleaner, toothpaste, razor blades, dishwashing liquid and hand soap

How do the boosters work in Woolworths rewards?

Woolworths ‘boosters’ gives customers the opportunity to collect more rewards points for every dollar spent in store 

To receive the additional points, all customers need to do is download the Woolworths Rewards app then tap ‘boost’ on the groceries or products you’re wanting to buy 

The points will be automatically added to your card at the checkout 

You’ll find these benefits in the Everyday Rewards app and your email inbox. 

The social media post was liked by close to 900 people and many thought the shopping habits were brilliant. 

‘Very savvy shopping well done,’ one woman wrote, another said: ‘This is what I’ll be doing at the end of the year at Christmas time when it’s needed the most.’

A third said: ‘I need to start shopping smarter too, thanks for the hints.’

And Linda isn’t the only one who knows about the handy tip. 

‘Woolies have really upped their game with their rewards. I love the boosters and I just boost everything just to make sure I don’t miss out,’ one person wrote. 

‘I got $205 off a shop as well, chose what items I needed on special and used the 10 per cent Extra Rewards,’ another said.

It follows after a Coles customer changed her shopping routine to score discounts at her location supermarket after claiming to have bought $205.50 worth of groceries for just $3.60.

Anne, from Queensland, visited her local supermarket at 8pm on Wednesday and shared an image online of the ‘bargain bonanza’ food haul, which included 10c wraps, chopped fruit and milk.

‘Best haul for ages,’ she captioned the social media post.

The following day after visiting Coles again, Anne announced she is permanently changing her shopping schedule to 8pm in order to score further markdowns.

It follows after a Coles customer changed her shopping routine to score discounts at her location supermarket after claiming to have bought $205.50 worth of groceries for just $3.60. Anne visited her local supermarket at 8pm on Wednesday and shared an image online of the 'bargain bonanza' food haul, which included 10c wraps, chopped fruit and milk

It follows after a Coles customer changed her shopping routine to score discounts at her location supermarket after claiming to have bought $205.50 worth of groceries for just $3.60. Anne visited her local supermarket at 8pm on Wednesday and shared an image online of the ‘bargain bonanza’ food haul, which included 10c wraps, chopped fruit and milk

The following day she came across 'another crazy markdown bonanza' with nothing exceeding 10c besides a 10kg bag of rice and bread mix for just 50c each

She also picked up socks for 10c

The following day she came across ‘another crazy markdown bonanza’ with nothing exceeding 10c besides a 10kg bag of rice and bread mix for just 50c each

On Thursday Anne came across ‘another crazy markdown bonanza’ with nothing exceeding 10c besides a 10kg bag of rice and bread mix for just 50c each.

She shared images of the buys, including pairs of socks and pet food for a mere 10c each.

The social media post caused a buzz online among customers who were keen to try shopping at a later hour too for the best discounts.

’10c for the socks! That’s crazy!’ one person wrote, another added: ‘You scored big time.’

What’s the best time to grocery shop?

In the morning – shoppers can save between 10 and 20% off goods about to expire

Before dinner – shoppers can save up to 50% off goods about to expire

Just before the store closes – shoppers can save up to 90% off goods about to expire 

* Markdowns are determined based on store policies and times and may vary

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