+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1,320
    Thanks
    1,004
    Thanked
    783
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    Is it good?
    Easier? Anything I need to know?

    I'm doing our grocery shop online tonight (most likely with Coles)
    And just wanted to know if any other Hubbers do there food shopping this way?

    I really dislike grocery shopping.
    Dd is at that age where she doesn't want to sit in a trolly and it becomes a stressful event.

    Thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,407
    Thanks
    24
    Thanked
    209
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    I do Coles and I like it, I don't buy fruit and veg that way though just the meat, pantry, and fridge freezer stuff. Only because I like to pick my own.
    Woolies has a really high delivery charge if you arnt spending much.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    716
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    131
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    I shop online all the time. I've been using Coles for about a year now. I can't fault the quality or staff that deliver it. Best part is its delivered up my front stairs to my kitchen bench for $7. Best $7 I spend fortnightly/monthly!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    2,961
    Thanks
    1,355
    Thanked
    1,518
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I absolutely love it. Total convert and haven't been to the shops in months. $6 delivered and so far they haven't mucked anything up, either. The only thing is all the products cost slightly more. I think it's up to about 10% overall on my bill. So it depends if that extra, hidden cost is worth it to you.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to BornToBe For This Useful Post:

    LoveLivesHere  (11-09-2012)

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1,405
    Thanks
    93
    Thanked
    387
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    Yes I've used both when I can't be bothered like when I was heavily pregnant, saves money too coz u avoid the impulse buys. The delivery charge sometimes is very cheap if you have all day to wait, but it varies. Service is good and the groceries arrive in perfect condition and are transported in a refrigerated truck. Oh and Coles especially give you sample stuff based on your grocery purchases :-) yay for free stuff! The only thing I don't like is that if they don't have an item and you don't get it or you can select for them to replace with a similar item but u don't choose what that would be, they do it for you.

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Sautéed with bacon
    Posts
    6,070
    Thanks
    271
    Thanked
    2,695
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    I've been using Coles online for nearly 2 years. I pay $8 as I'm a bit further out.
    Overall they've never forgotten anything, just sometimes put something in by mistake (yay!)
    I loathe the supermarket, it gives me anxiety. So I use this all the time.

  8. #7
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Perth, SOR
    Posts
    764
    Thanks
    87
    Thanked
    72
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    I've had the deliveries & love it - if there's ever been a problem I've had no trouble getting a refund. At the moment though I'm addicted to click & collect (Woolies, not sure if Coles offer it too). I order nearly everything online, & book a collection time at my nearest store. Then go in & choose my own fruit & veg, check for meat / bread specials that are in store but not online; & once I've paid for those just collect everything else from the service desk. I like to choose my own fruit & veg, but don't have to spend an hour walking the aisles getting everything else! And it's free

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    3,786
    Thanks
    1,216
    Thanked
    2,134
    Reviews
    15
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I like it but I find even when I click "no substitutes", I get substitutes, normally things like sending me white bread over wholemeal which drives me insane.

    I find I spend a little bit more on overall costs, but I do save on impulse buys as someone else said, so it probably all evens out.

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    3,025
    Thanks
    146
    Thanked
    157
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Coles/woolies online grocery shopping.

    I don't really like online food shopping as I find it takes ages. Also I like to pick my own fruit and veg so for me it just isn't worth while.

    However, I do love how you can buy alcohol with your food shop and get it delivered on a Friday or Saturday night!

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Sydney's Hills District
    Posts
    1,788
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked
    242
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I used Woolies' website to do my grocery shopping when I was heavily pregnant and when DS was a newborn. They never substituted anything they shouldn't, and I never had any trouble with the quality of meat and vegetables. Definitely recommend it.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Coles or Woolies?
    By MrsOhara in forum General Chat
    Replies: 44
    Last Post: 19-10-2012, 20:02
  2. Monthly grocery shopping...
    By Luna Lovegood in forum Family Finances
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 13-01-2012, 20:28
  3. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-01-2012, 22:46

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Swim AustraliaSwim Australia are the leading learn-to-swim experts, and national swim school authority. With over 600 Registered Swim ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
April/May TTC group chatConception & Fertility General Chat
IVF/FET April & May chatConception & Fertility General Chat
CD8, Who's also at the start of their cycle and TTC?Conception & Fertility General Chat
Considering a terminationShould we have another baby?
IVF babies due March/April/May 2017#2pregnancy and babies through IVF
Things your pets have eaten and shouldn't haveGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›