Vons, a prominent grocery store in southern California and southern Nevada, promises a whole lot more than ingredients for Sunday dinner.
Here’s the Vons money order policy in plain language. If you’re shopping at Vons, you can buy both MoneyGram and Western Union money orders. Keep reading to learn how to purchase money orders at Vons, how much it will cost you, and more!
Can You Purchase a Money Order at Vons?
Yes, you can purchase a money order at Vons. In fact, you can purchase both MoneyGram and Western Union money orders at every store! In order to find out what you may need to know to purchase one of these money orders, we messaged Vons’ Facebook Page. Through many conversations with several different Vons’ Customer Service Representatives, we discovered the information below.
How to Purchase a Money Order at Vons
To purchase a money order at Vons, just head to the customer service booth and tell the associate which brand of money order you’d like (MoneyGram or Western Union). In order to prevent fraud, Vons only allows cash payments for money orders. Hours of service will depend on your particular store, so call your local store to confirm.
Every Vons store has MoneyGram money orders available at the customer service booth. Just ask for a MoneyGram (also known as a Traveler’s Express money order). You can purchase a money order of up to $500 for only $0.89. No form of ID is required, and you must pay in cash.
Vons Western Union
Every Vons store has MoneyGram money orders available at the customer service booth. There’s no dollar limit on the amount you can purchase, but money orders can only be printed in $1,000 increments. If you wish to purchase more than $2,999.99 worth of money orders, a manager will have to be present to approve and override the transaction. Fees for the money orders will range from $0.99 to $1.50 depending on money order amount and individual store. Again, no form of ID is required, and you must pay in cash.
Can You Cash or Refund a Money Order at Vons?
Vons cannot refund or cash money orders for you, even if the money order was purchased at a Vons store. This rule is the same whether you used Vons MoneyGram or Vons Western Union. To find out where you can cash out a money order from Vons, see our article Where Can I Cash a Money Order? At These 20+ Places
Other Stores That Sell Money Orders
While banks seem like the most logical place to purchase a money order, they aren’t always the cheapest option! Many credit unions, the post office, pharmacies, convenience stores and grocery stores sell money orders and may even have more convenient hours. Check out our complete list of places where to buy money orders in our article, Where Can I Get a Money Order? At These ~50 Places.
If you live in Southern California or Southern Nevada, you’re in luck! Vons offers two options for purchasing money orders at each one of their stores — MoneyGram and Western Union. MoneyGram sells money orders in amounts up to $500 for $0.89, while Western Union sells money orders in amounts up to $1,000 for $0.99 to $1.50. For both MoneyGram and Western Union, cash is the only accepted payment type. You can’t cash either type of money order at Vons.