Revealed: The simple hack to save HUNDREDS when you shop at Kmart, Coles and Woolworths

And all you need is a motoring club card!

April 10 2019

A mums Facebook group has revealed a way of getting big discounts off your shopping at supermarkets all around the country – and it’s genius!

It’s such a little-known discount hack that most parents aren’t aware it even exists, until now.

Writing on Kmart, Big W, Target, Ikea Mums Australia on Facebook, one member called Lisa asked other followers if they were aware that they could get discounts at Target, Kmart, Big W and others through their car breakdown/recovery service.

While most of us know the card can give us discounts on various services, few know that you can get five per cent off your weekly supermarket shop with one clever hack - using an e-gift card.

Through most RAC and NRMA memberships, you can get five per cent off an e-gift card when you buy it through them. This means you can buy a $50 card for $45 and then do your shopping with the card – and you’ve already saved five per cent on your shopping bill before you’re even started.

Over the course of a year, this can add up to huge savings.



Lisa posted, ‘Most of you may already know this but just incase you haven’t heard I thought I’d mention it.

If you have RACQ membership you are eligible for 7.5% discount at Target and Kmart.

5% discount at Big W when buying egift card on the RACQ discounts app. That’s just to name a few of the retailers on board, well worth a look if you are keen to save some $$$’.


Credit: Facebook

Credit: Facebook


Followers of the group from around the country were really impressed with the information and quickly posted their findings from their own state RAC or the NRMA.


Your supermarket savings


RACQ (Queensland)

You can get a whole host of discounts if you buy e-gift cards, including discounts at David Jones, Myer, Kmart, Target, Coles and Woolworths.


RACV (Victoria)

You can get up to 30 per cent off cinema vouchers and the 5% off the e-gift card from Woolworths.


RAC (WA and SA)

You can get a range of discounts including 5 per cent off Woolworths e-gift cards


AANT (Northern Territory)

You can get discounted gift cards for over 30 retailers including David Jones, Myer, Kmart, Lorna Jane, Priceline and more. 



It looks like NRMA members currently can’t get the 5 per cent off e-gift cards at the moment but can get 5 per cent off petrol at Caltex plus other cinema and theme park discounts.


A screen-grab of the discounts available at RACQ

A screen-grab of the discounts available at RACQ


Get shopping!

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