There are lots of reasons you might need a money order to make a secure payment, but where can you get one conveniently? Many grocery stores sell money orders as a service to their customers. In this article, we cover the Jewel-Osco money order policy and provide a list of several other Midwest grocery stores that sell money orders in case you need more options.
Jewel-Osco Money Order Policy
Buying Money Orders
Jewel-Osco, a Midwest grocery store chain owned by Albertsons, sells money orders at all of its locations. Jewel-Osco money orders are through Western Union.
Jewel-Osco sells Western Union money orders of up to $500 for $0.99 each. If you need more than $500, you can buy multiple money orders. To buy a money order at Jewel-Osco stores, you’ll need to pay cash — debit cards, credit cards, and personal checks are not accepted for money order purchases.
In addition to money orders, Jewel-Osco also provides money transfer services through Western Union. You can send money or pay bills with Western Union from any Jewel-Osco store location.
Looking for more places where you can buy a money order? We list the banks, pharmacies, convenience stores, grocery stores, and more places where you can buy a money order in our article Where Can I Get a Money Order? The List
Cashing Money Orders
What about cashing money orders? In some cases, Jewel-Osco may be able to cash Western Union money orders that were purchased at a Jewel-Osco store, but policies vary by store. Call ahead to your local Jewel-Osco to find out whether you can cash money orders there. If you need to cash a money order, be it a Jewel-Osco money order or not, see our article, Where Can I Cash a Money Order? At These 20+ Places.
Locations and Hours of Operation
Most Jewel-Osco stores are open from 6 AM to midnight, seven days a week, although hours may vary and some locations may open at 7 a.m. and/or close at 10 p.m. Some Jewel-Osco locations are open 24 hours. You can purchase a money order any time during Jewel-Osco is open — just stop by the customer service desk.
If you need to buy a money order, you can get Western Union money orders at Jewel-Osco up to $500 for a fee of $0.99. There are also several other Midwest grocery stores that sell money orders, including Hy-Vee, Meijer, and Schnucks, leaving you with plenty of options to conveniently buy money orders while you’re out shopping for groceries.