Winn-Dixie Check Cashing and Money Order FAQ: Limit, Provider, etc

Short Answer: Winn-Dixie will only cash payroll checks, and only in amounts of $500 or less. It will not cash personal checks, insurance checks, or any hand-written checks. Winn-Dixie sells Western Union money orders up to $1,000, for a fee of $.079 for every $500. However, no Winn-Dixie locations will cash money orders. For more about Winn-Dixie’s check-cashing and money order policies, see below.

Does Winn-Dixie Cash Checks?

Winn-Dixie only cashes electronically signed payroll checks at its stores across the southeastern U.S., and the checks cannot be more than $500. While this information is not on the company website, we spoke to customer service representatives from multiple store locations and we were told that each location will cash payroll checks for a fee of about $3.50 per check. All locations also told us that you need to provide a photo ID to cash a check. Winn-Dixie will not cash the following types of checks:

  • Personal checks
  • Cashier’s checks
  • Traveler’s checks
  • Insurance checks
  • Hand-written or hand-signed checks
  • Payroll checks for more than $500

It is a good idea to check with your local Winn-Dixie to find out its exact check-casking policy before you visit.

If you need to cash a different type of check, we list the grocery stores that cash checks, as well as other places near you that cash checks.

Does Winn-Dixie Sell Money Orders?

You can purchase a Western Union money order at any Winn-Dixie location. Simply go to the Western Union counter in any Winn-Dixie store, provide payment and a valid ID, and fill out the necessary information on the money order.

Winn-Dixie offers money orders in amounts up to $1,000. It only accepts cash and debit as payment, and there is a fee of $0.79 for every $500 ($1.58 if you opt for the maximum money order amount). We verified this information with a Winn-Dixie Senior Manager of Corporate Communications.

Does Winn-Dixie Cash Money Orders?

No Winn-Dixie location will cash money orders, a corporate customer service representative told us. If you need to cash a money order, we provide the list of places where you can cash a money order near you.