Amazon Prime Versus Walmart Plus

Amazon being one of the first to accomplish a perfect e-commerce platform in North America, no other service has been able to compete with their amazing Amazon Prime membership. However, in recent years, Walmart has created some pushback by offering a similar membership called Walmart+. Will Walmart+ be able to outmatch the Amazon giant or stay put as a typical in-store experience? This guide will show the similarities and differences between the two in an easy-to-view comparison.

11/17/20232 min read

Walmart + (similarities)

Amazon Prime (similarities)

Trial Period: free 30-Day Trial

Trial Period: free 30-Day Trial

Price: $139 Annually

Price: $98 annually (+ $40 InHome upgrade)

Free Shipping with no order minimum (Free same-day or two-day shipping)

Free Shipping with no minimum (get items as early as the next day)

Amazon Prime TV (included streaming service)

Paramount + (included streaming service)

Exclusive deals (Prime Members save on thousands of items.)

Early Access (Members enjoy special prices, product releases, online Black Friday deals & more.)

Although the similarities end here, each subscription has its nuances that set them apart, this section below is the deal breaker section for those who want specific services that are tailored to there needs.

Below is a list of similarities between the two premium membership services. Search Amazon Prime and Walmart+ for more details.

Free delivery from your store (Get fresh groceries & more with $0 delivery fees, all at the same low in-store prices, $35 order minimum)

Prime Gaming (Free games, exclusive in-game content, and a free Twitch channel subscription every month.)

Rx savings (Save on prescriptions at 60,000 pharmacies, including Walgreens, CVS, and Amazon Pharmacy.)

Prime Reading (Enjoy hundreds of new books, magazines, and more each month.)

Amazon Photos (Enjoy unlimited, full-resolution photo storage.)

Prime Try Before You Buy (Try on fashion items before you buy, and only pay for what you keep.)

Member savings on fuel (Save 10¢ per gallon at 14,000+ locations nationwide including Exxon, Mobil, Walmart & Murphy stations. 10¢ savings in AL & OK only. Subject to change)

Auto care (Get free flat tire repair & free road hazard warranty at Walmart Auto Care Centers nationwide.)

Walmart+ Travel (Get up to 5% Walmart Cash & make every trip more rewarding. Powered by Expedia.)

Mobile scan & go (Shop & check out fast with your phone in-store. Just scan, pay, & be on your way!)

Amazon Music (All the music + top podcasts ad-free)

Mobile scan & go (Shop & check out fast with your phone in-store. Just scan, pay, & be on your way!)

No order fees or item markups + tips included (Save on delivery fees & shop the same low in-store prices. InHome upgrade required)

InHome picks up returns, too! (No label printing or repacking required. InHome upgrade required)

InHome picks up returns, too! (Order groceries, household essentials, alcohol**, decor & much more. InHome upgrade required)

Handled by full-time Walmart associates (Vetted, insured, safety-trained & ready to take on your shopping list. InHome upgrade required)

Save big on Groceries (Get an additional 10% OFF select sale items in all US Whole Food Market stores)

Amazon Prime (Differences)

Walmart + (Differences)

In conclusion, both subscription services offer very similar perks, you won't be disappointed with having either one of them. Since Walmart has traditional brick-and-mortar locations all throughout America, they are able to offer easier in-person support and services such as auto care, fuel savings, and in-store one-on-one help. Amazon on the other hand offers more digital services such as Amazon Music and Amazon Reading. Depending on your lifestyle and preference, one will fit it better than the other.