The ability to place your grocery order online, and pick up your groceries when it actually suits you is a life saviour for busy people, and that's just why the Woolworths Click and Collect service came about.
Is it free? YES! But it's a lot more than that.
The Woolworths Pick-Up Service is a way for time-poor people (or mums who would rather not tackle the aisles with the kids) to get in and out of the store faster, and home quicker. Much quicker!
In fact, thanks to Woolworhts Drive Thru, you don't necessarily even have to leave your car to collect your order! (More on that below.)
We took a closer look at exactly how Woolworths Click and Collect works, and found answers to all the questions people are asking.
How does Woolworths Click and Collect Work?
All you need is an internet connection and your shopping list - in fact, once you've used the online service once, you won't even need a list because Woolworths will save your lists for you!
Customers need to head to one of the following online destinations:
Log into your account, or if you're new, set one up. Then, it's as simple as browsing the virtual aisles online, and picking your products and selecting a pick-up time.
Minimum spend of $30 required to use Click & Collect
As above, the Woolworths pick-up service is free, but you will need your order to be at least $30 worth of groceries to use the service.
Got a small order under $30? Just add on some half-price specials to top it up - things like toilet paper, laundry powder, and non-perishable food are always going to get used.
Shop directly from the weekly catalogue
If you like to take full advantage of half-price specials, the weekly Woolworths catalogue is the place to find them all in one place, and the beauty of this online document is that can shop directly from it.
When flipping through the catalogue online, you'll notice that each item is clickable. Click on the product you want, then click "add to cart," at that point you can adjust the quantities.
From there, you check out as usual, selecting your best store for pick up, and the time slot that suits you.
Leave shopping notes for the Woolies pickers
If you're particular about how you want your fresh product to be (which, I think we all are), the good news is that Woolworths allows online shoppers to leave instructions for the pickers.
Need ripe avocados? Green bananas? A small red capsicum? Just add to the notes against each product once you reach the checkout.
Choose your pick-up time
If you order before 11 a.m., you can pick up your order as early as that afternoon. Various time-slots can be chosen that suit you, and they tend to be pick-up windows of two hours.
Order are ready to collect at the start of your pick-up window.
Woolworths Pick-Up Drive Thru
I don't think there's a person around who doesn't wish they didn't have to get out of the car to pick up the groceries.
Turns out, you don't have to.
At select Woolworths locations in Australia, you can now take advantage of the Pick-Up Drive Thru service, and this means that your pre-ordered groceries will be brought right out to your car.
That's right. You don't need to leave the car!
This is so handy for those times when you've got the kids with you and cannot face what's involved in getting them all in and out of the store. It's also great in bad weather (especially if you forgot your brolly), and for when you have heavy items to collect that you will have trouble carrying.
How does it work?
Just like the regular pick-up service, you place your order online via the app or Woolworths Online and select your pick-up window and Woolworths store for "Drive Thru" collection.
Then you sit back and wait for an SMS notification that tells you your order is ready.
Head over to the pick-up zone of your chosen Woolies store (without any need to change out of those ancient trackies), and wait for a Woolworths staff member to bring your order out to the car.
The Drive-Thru service is still being rolled out across the country, so keep tabs on your local store to see when it becomes available.
Use a Woolworths Promo Code Save on Your Shop
Yet another advantage to grocery-shopping online is that you can use Woolworths promo codes to help out with your shop.
check for a current Woolworths promo code before you head to the checkout. Store promo codes tend to change quite frequently, so it's always a good idea to ensure the one you are using is up to date.
Now you know how Woolworths Click & Collect works, and that there is no extra charge to use it, head over to Woolworths online and start getting familiar with the virtual aisles - you'll be clicking and collecting in no time!