Aldi Return Policy – Need to make a return to Aldi? Here’s the scoop on the return policy for food and merchandise with and without a receipt at Aldi.
- 1 Does Aldi have a return policy?
- 2 What is Aldi’s return policy?
- 3 How to return an Item at Aldi for a refund or exchange
- 4 Is There Anything Aldi Won’t Refund?
- 5 How Do You Get a Refund For Recalled Items At Aldi?
- 6 Can you return goods ordered through Aldi’s Instacart?
- 7 Can Aldi Refuse A Return?
- 8 FAQs
- 9 Conclusion
Does Aldi have a return policy?
Yes, Aldi has a return policy— and a great one at that!
One of the reasons why we love shopping at Aldi so much is because of their incredible return policy. We don’t have returns very often, but when we do, Aldi always makes it right!
Where the Aldi return policy really shines is with their Twice as Nice Guarantee on Aldi brands.
What is Aldi’s return policy?
Aldi stands behind their products so much that they have a Twice as Nice Guarantee in place. If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with the quality of any Aldi brand food item, Aldi will replace the product AND refund your money!
A receipt is required to receive a refund in the original form of payment. Customers who do not provide a receipt will receive an Aldi Merchandise Credit gift card equal to the current retail price of the returned item.
As far as we can tell, there is no set time limit for returns eligible for the Twice as Nice Guarantee.
The Aldi Twice As Nice Guarantee does not apply to non-food ALDI Finds items, alcohol, national brands, and non-quality related issues.
Aldi return policy with receipt
If you’d like to make a return at Aldi and have a receipt the process is very easy. Simply bring in your return and receipt to an Aldi cashier and a refund will be given in the original form of payment. For example, if you paid with cash, you will get your refund as cash back— if you paid with a credit card, your refund will go back on the card used.
Aldi return policy without receipt
If you don’t have a receipt, you can still make a return at Aldi. You will bring your item to the cashier and an Aldi Merchandise Credit gift card equal to the current retail price of the returned item will be issued. If the item being returned has been marked down, you will receive that amount on the gift card— not the original price you paid.
If you don’t have a receipt and want to make a return, do so as close as you can to your original purchase date to avoid losing money from markdowns.
Aldi return policy non-food items
Non-food items can be returned to Aldi with or without a receipt, with the exception of electronics, which must have a receipt. The Twice as Nice Guarantee does not apply to non-food ALDI Find items.
If you have a receipt for non-food items, you will receive a refund in the form of original payment. If you do not have a receipt, you will get an Aldi merchandise credit gift card equal to the current retail price of the returned item will be issued.
Aldi food return policy
For returns on food items at Aldi, bring the package, any unused portion of the product and your receipt of purchase to your local store, and they will issue a refund and replacement.
If the return if an Aldi brand food item, Aldi will replace the product and refund your money as part of their Twice as Nice Guarantee.
If you have a receipt for food items, you will receive a refund in the form of original payment. If you do not have a receipt, you will get an Aldi merchandise credit gift card equal to the current retail price of the returned item will be issued.
Aldi return policy on Alcoholic drinks
State law may prohibit the replacement or refund of alcohol. The return of alcohol is subject to local regulations, and may not be accepted at all stores. Please return to the store location with your receipt of purchase and ask to speak to the manager on duty for additional guidance.
Aldi return policy on special buys
Aldi Special Buys can be returned with or without a receipt. Receipt returns will receive a refund in the original form of payment. Customers who do not provide a receipt will receive an Aldi Merchandise Credit gift card equal to the current retail price of the returned item.
Aldi return policy on Electronics
For computers/electronics, the Aldi return policy is that returns with a receipt will be honored within 90 days of the original purchase date. The product must be returned with all contents and in original product packaging.
How to return an Item at Aldi for a refund or exchange
To make a return at Aldi, simply wait in any checkout line. If manager approval is needed, the cashier will get assistance. If you have your receipt, the return process takes just a minute or two.
If you have shopping to do, you can checkout with your items and do a return at the same time. We usually start with the return and then use the cash back or store gift card to put towards the new purchase.
For the Aldi Twice as Nice Guarantee, if you’d like a new item in addition to a refund we suggest picking it out and taking it to the cashier during the return. This keeps everything streamlined and ensures you get a new product and a refund.
Is There Anything Aldi Won’t Refund?
As far as we can tell, the only items that Aldi won’t refund are alcoholic beverages in certain regions.
How Do You Get a Refund For Recalled Items At Aldi?
If an item is recalled, you can take the item back to Aldi for a full refund.
Can you return goods ordered through Aldi’s Instacart?
For Instacart orders, you have the option of taking the item back to the store for a refund with your digital Instacart receipt. The return will be subject to the store’s return policies, which vary by retailer. If you have an questions, contact the Instacart Help Center.
Can Aldi Refuse A Return?
Aldi has the right to refuse a return, however it is very rare. Some instances where a return may be refused include alcohol purchases and electronics that are not in original packaging outside of the 90 day return period.
How long do you have to return items to ALDI?
Computers and electronics are the only items that have a time limit on returns; they must be returned with a receipt within 90 days of purchase.
Can you return an item to a different Aldi store?
Yes, you can return an item purchased at Aldi to any other Aldi location, with or without a receipt. If returning without a receipt, you will receive a gift card card equal to the current retail price of the returned item.
Does Aldi Always Refund You with Cash?
No, Aldi does not always refund with cash.
Per Aldi’s return policy, the only way to receive cash as a refund is to have your receipt with the original transaction payment made in cash. If you paid with cash, you would get cash back on a return. If you paid with a card (and have your receipt), you will get the refund back on your credit or debit card.
What is Aldi’s return contact number?
Aldi does not a have a contact phone number for returns.
You can visit any Aldi store to make a return, or use their contact form for questions
Aldi has one of the best return policies of any grocer and they are so confident in their Aldi-exclusive food items that they’ve backed them with an unbeatable Twice as Nice Guarantee.
You can return almost any items to Aldi with or without a receipt, including Instacart orders, without a set time window (the exception are electronics and alcohol).
With this fantastic return policy, you buy what you need at Aldi and not worry about having any issues with returns. Our only recommendation it to keep your receipt to make the Aldi return process quick and easy.
Image credits: ALDI Inc.
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