Just For U – New Personalized Savings Program from Vons

Vons Blogger Event

Chances are you have a few store loyalty or “club” cards hanging around your wallet.  They are a necessity if you want to get the best prices when you shop for groceries.  Until now, using your card simply enabled you to get the sale price on your purchases.  The tracking of purchases on your card helped the store learn about your shopping habits, but it didn’t do anything for you.  Vons has launched a new savings program that will make that purchase history work in your favor.  I recently had the opportunity to spend a day at Vons headquarters, joining some other So. Cal bloggers to learn all about the new Just For U program.  We spent the morning getting the scoop on the program, then headed to a local store to try it out for ourselves.  I’m excited to share the details of the program and help you take advantage of some extra savings on your grocery bill.

Vons Just For U Signup

Signing up for Just For U is easy, simply go to Vons.com and click the “Register Now” button.  It takes just a minute or two, you can use either your Vons Club card number or phone number for registration.  Just for signing up you’ll score your first big savings – a FREE dozen eggs!

Once you are signed up and logged in, you’ll see that there are three different ways to save with Just For U.

Just For U Coupon Center

  • Coupon Center – In the Coupon Center you’ll find digital store and manufacturer coupons that you can add to your Vons Club card.  You can browse through all pages of coupons or sort them by category. Some coupons are valid for one time use, others are unlimited until the end date of the promotion.  You have to love coupons that you don’t have to actually clip and carry with you to the store.

Just For U Personalized Savings

  • Personalized Deals -  The Personalized Deals section is my favorite component of Just For U.  In this area, you’ll find unique offers that draw from your Vons purchase history.
  • Your Club Specials – Vons offers hundreds of Club Specials every week.  In this area of the website, you’ll find the current Club Specials filtered to include just those items you have purchased in the past.  You’ll find the deals that are relevant to you without having to search through pages of items you don’t buy.

Once you’ve added all the savings to your card, you can print out a shopping list to take with you to the store or opt to have it e-mailed to you.  Most store locations now have Wi-Fi, making it easy to access your shopping list via smartphone.  At checkout, simply hand over your Vons Club card or enter your phone number as usual and all of the savings you’ve added to your card will be deducted automatically.

The Personalized Deals and Coupon Center are updated on a regular basis, and the Club Card Specials are updated each week as the new weekly ad comes out.  You can maximize your savings by stacking manufacturer’s coupons with the Personalized Deals and Club Card Specials.  When using both digital and paper coupons, note that you cannot use both on the same item, but whichever coupon will give you the best deal will apply.

My Personal Experience with Just For U

For the record, I had not been doing much of my grocery shopping at Vons in recent history.  We made some changes in our diet a year or so ago, buying more natural and organic products.  At the time that we implemented these changes, it seemed that Vons didn’t have a wide variety of these types or items in stock or the prices were higher than I could find elsewhere.  The weekly ads rarely seemed to include organics.  I was pleased to find upon visiting the store during the VIP Blogger Event that natural and organic products seemed plentiful and prices were competitive.  I knew immediately that I would be doing more of my shopping at Vons in the future.  Due to my limited Vons Club purchase history, my Personalized Savings are a little thin and generic at the moment.  As I continue to shop more at Vons, I look forward to seeing more deals tailored to me. So far I’ve made three shopping trips with Just For U and I’ve been pleased with the savings.  Using the website makes it easy to plan my trip and helps me get organized.

Have you signed up for Just For U?  How are you liking the program?

Disclosure:  I was invited to a VIP Blogger Event for the purposes of learning about Vons Just For U program.  As a thank you for attending, I received samples of house brand products and a Vons gift card.  All opinions expressed here are my own.

12 Responses to Just For U – New Personalized Savings Program from Vons
  1. Dhana28
    February 28, 2012 | 2:34 am

    your experience sounds great! You are very motivational.. :)

  2. Yronelle
    February 29, 2012 | 4:44 am

    I love this post! I think I really want to share this to people who need this…Thanks!

    • Giselda
      July 10, 2014 | 8:36 pm

      I have been using the coupon shppier for two weeks now and I am totally smitten. It is so convenient and save me time and money which equals greater savings.

    • Wael
      February 25, 2015 | 5:37 pm

      Tyler Post authorThe plorbem is that you are uploading a full resolution image and it is linking to that full res image. I recommend always sizing down your images to a decent size for the largest version. I never upload an image to any of my sites that is full res straight from my camera. First off, it’s way to big to view and second, the file size is larger. Just size your image down to a reasonable size before you upload it to WordPress. June 7, 2011

    • Prem
      April 3, 2015 | 11:59 am

      Hi SarahSo glad you like California, I was kind of dreading you potsing about it in case my bubble was burst. Have you any idea what the job scene for Head Of’s’ is like there; homelessness and poverty exists everywhere I guess, but if you do come across any particlar publications or websites I’d appreciate the info. The beaches sound fab, how have you found being there with a smallie (tantrums and the usual nuttiness involved with smallies aside), I have this idea that the food is all organic and healthy and markets exist eveywhere to suit whatever whim takes me. We just spent 4 weeks in the South of France and the travel bug has definitely set in. Congrats on the book deal, can’t wait to read it. Keep potsing, its my daily ritual.

  3. Vanessa
    February 29, 2012 | 7:24 am

    Excellent ideas.. I really love to learn from the expert.. keep posting some more useful blog like this.. :)

  4. Devhonn
    March 1, 2012 | 4:30 pm

    That kind of savings program can be very beneficial to a lot of people…What a great idea! Thanks!

  5. Minard
    March 12, 2012 | 11:05 am

    Thanks for sharing with us your great experience, how I wish I can be part of that beautiful programs that fitted in my budget…….

  6. Thrixxie
    March 13, 2012 | 5:26 pm

    This kind of experience is unusual…I hope we have the same as this in our place here…

  7. Jennifer
    November 8, 2012 | 6:27 am

    I have been very reluctant to sign up for a few reasons. The main reason is that I just don’t appreciate a store that makes me jump through so many hoops and do hours of “homework” every month. It’s rather confusing and I feel that if I don’t take the time to think a head and then go log on to a computer to load the coupons onto my card, then I’m getting ripped off. And who has time to fiddle with a smart phone at the grocery store- and it could cost me to go online away from a wifi signal, which my vons doesn’t have.
    If I’m on my home from work and haven’t done my homework, I’ll stop at another store so I don’t feel ripped off. And what about elderly or disabled people who don’t have access to this tool? They’re the ones who are paying extra for everything.
    Since Vons has implemented this program, I rarely shop there, which stinks because my Vons just down the street. I think their program is confusing, manipulative and unfair to many customers. Too difficult to keep track of at check out too. Just give me a fair price, make it easy to know I’m being charged properly, and don’t force me to do hours of homework. Thank You.

    • Beverly
      January 16, 2013 | 6:17 pm

      I agree with you Jennifer. I am older and disabled. If not for my husband I would not shop at Von’s as often as I do. My husband and I agree that if stores want their customers to have savings, the store should offer those savings to all and not to those with computers or smart phones (we have both) but like you we don’t always “do our homework” before we leave for appointments or other shopping. Just give everyone the opportunity to save where they can. Money is hard to come by. Give us savings without coupons or store membership cards.

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    February 26, 2014 | 3:12 pm

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