Short Answer: Most Piggly Wiggly stores sell Western Union money orders at the customer service desk but do not cash them. The fee for a money order varies by location, but you can expect to pay between $0.50 and $0.90 per money order. There is a $500 limit on money orders; daily purchase limits range from $1,000 to $3,000. Cash is the only accepted payment method for money orders at Piggly Wiggly. For more on purchasing Piggly Wiggly money orders, see below.
Piggly Wiggly Western Union Money Order Policy
We contacted Piggly Wiggly grocery stores in Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia. All of the stores we contacted said they sell Western Union money orders but do not cash them. (For the list of places that cash Western Union money orders, see our related article.)
Piggly Wiggly stores are independently owned and operated, so money order policies vary by location, but you can expect money order fees to range from about $0.50 to $0.90 per money order.
All of the locations we contacted said there is a limit of $500 per money order, but the daily purchase limit varies by location — from $1,000 to $3,000. Cash is the only accepted payment method for money orders sold at Piggly Wiggly. You’ll also need to show a valid, government-issued photo ID.
Where to Purchase
You can purchase a Piggly Wiggly money order at the customer service desk. Customer service hours vary; contact your local Piggly Wiggly to find out about service hours.