Short Answer — Albertsons cashes checks and sells money orders, but restrictions like limits and fees vary by location. The grocer doesn’t cash money orders. Find out more about its money services below.
Does Albertsons Cash Checks?
Albertsons does cash checks, but the policies may vary from one location to the next. We spoke with several customer service representatives and most locations will cash electronically signed checks under $1,000. There is a fee, but it also varies per location. Be sure to call your local Albertsons and ask about their individual check-cashing services.
Does Albertsons Sell Money Orders?
You can purchase a money order at any Albertsons location by heading to the customer service counter, filling out the necessary fields (payee, purchaser information, etc.), and paying the fee. Albertsons sells money orders through Western Union for up to $1,000 each with no limit on how many you can purchase. The only method of payment accepted for a money order is cash. Debit and credit cards won’t be accepted, and it will cost you about $0.89 per money order. This information is not listed on the website but was verified by a corporate customer service representative.
Not all Albertsons sell money orders, so be sure to call your local store.
Along with money orders, Western Union also offers money transfer services. You can send money to others or even pay bills (including utilities, credit cards, auto loans, mortgage, rent, etc.) through Western Union money transfer services at any Albertsons location.
Does Albertsons Cash Money Orders?
While Albertsons sells money orders in select stores, it doesn’t cash them, customer service representatives told us.
Other Places for Check Cashing and Money Orders
If Albertsons can’t meet your check cashing or money order needs, there are lots of other places that have these services.
See our related research for more grocery stores that cash checks.
For a list of more than 40 places that sell money orders, including info like limits and fees, see our research on where to get a money order.