What is the Price Protection Policy if the Price Drops on Your Store Purchase?

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What is the price protection policy if the price drops on your store purchase? View the list of stores with price refund policies.

What is the Price Protection Policy if the Price Drops?

Many stores will refund you difference if the price you paid goes down soon after you made a purchase. Do you track this? It’s an easy ways to get some money back. You may want to bookmark this post or print it out.

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7 days

Dick’s Sporting Goods -for online purchases call 1-877-846-9997.

JC Penney– for online purchases call customer service at 1-800-322-1189. Not available for clearance items.

Kmart – for online purchases call customer service at 1-866-562-7848.

Office Depot – for online purchases, call 1-800-463-3768.

Walmart -for online purchases, contact customer services online.

Sam’s Club – for online purchases, call 1-888-746-7726.

10 days

Home Depot – for online purchases call customer service at 1-800-430-3376.

Macy’s – for online purchases, call 1-800-289-6229.

Overstock.com – claims must be for $5.00 or more and are limited to 3 claims within a 90 day period. Refunds are issued as store credit. Click on the Online Best Price Match Logo on any product page.

14 days

Apple Store – visit a local store for in-store purchases. For online purchases call customer service at 1-800-676-2775.

Babies “R” US – each store sets their own policy. For online purchases call 1-888-BABYRUS (1-888-222-9787).

Best Buy – 14 days for computers, camcorders, radar detectors, and used video games and 30 days for other items. Read store policy here. Best Buy will match competitors prices and give you 10% of the difference. For online purchases, call customer service at 1-888-237-8289.

GAP– a one-time price adjustment but does not apply to items purchased with promotional discounts. For online purchases, contact customer service at [email protected] or 1-800-427-7895.

Kohl’s – will match competitors prices at the time of purchase. For online purchases call 1-866-887-8884.

Nordstrom -for online purchases, call 1-888-282-6060.

Office Max – will match competitors price plus 15% of the difference. For online purchases, call 1-800-283-7674.

Old Navy – offers a one-time price adjustment. Price protection does not include items purchased with promotional discounts. For online purchases, call 1-800-653-6289.

Staples – will match competitors price and accept their coupons. For online purchases, call 1-800-333-3330.

Target– they’ve updated Target’s Price Match Policy by expanding digitally, providing longer timeframes and matching additional competitors—so if you find a lower price, it’s now easier than ever to match it in our stores or at Target.com.

The Children’s Place – For online purchases, call 1-800-628-0525.

Toys “R” US – each store sets their own policy. For online purchases, call 1-800-869-7787.

15 days

Fry’s – for most computers, CD, and DVD recorders, camcorders, digital cameras, and air conditioners and 30 days for other items. Fry’s will match competitors prices plus match 10% of the difference.

21 days

Victoria’s Secret – for online purchases, call 1-800-411-5116.

30 days

Barnes & Noble – for in-store purchases. For online purchases, protection expires when you receive your item so you need to act fast. Call customer service at 1-800-843-2665.

Bed, Bath & Beyond – will match competitors price- you can also bring in a coupon and your receipt after a purchase and they will credit you the difference, no expiration on this! For online purchases, contact customer service at 1-800-462-3966.

BJ’s Wholesale Club – for online purchases, visit their website.

Dell – covers items $50 and up. Call customer service at 1-800-449-3355.

Lamps Plus – will match competitors price plus 20% of the difference.

Lowe’s – will match competitor’s price plus 10% of the difference.

Sears – will match competitor’s price plus 10% of the difference. For online purchases, call customer service at 1-800-349-4358. 90 days Costco – You may want to bring your receipts with you and check prices as you shop.

Amazon discontinued their price protection policy, however, they did give me a $60 credit when the price of the Kindle I bought dropped by $60.00. It doesn’t hurt to ask.

A More with Less Today money-saving tip…..

How do you organize your receipts? You must be able to furnish an original receipt to get the difference back. If you are a frequent customer, you may want to have customer service simply scan your old receipts to see if anything has gone on sale. I have done this with great success at Target.

Keep your receipts and get money back if the price drops! If you know of any other price protection policies to share, please let me know! If this is useful to you, please use the share buttons and pass it on.



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