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Never show up at ALDI without a quarter again!

Do you ever show up to ALDI and then realize you don’t have a quarter for the cart? Or you have to spend five minutes digging through your purse and car to try to find one?

Well, Christen sent me the above picture and I thought it was the best idea ever! You can just keep an ALDI quarter on your key chain and you never have to look for a quarter again!

The ALDI Quarter Key Chain is available from this Etsy seller here.

There are some other similar ALDI Quarter Key Chain options here and here.

Do you have any creative ways that you always make sure you have a quarter on hand to use for a cart at ALDI?

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  • Need A Nap2 says:

    I have a small “drawer” in my minivan dash console (might have been an ash tray), I put quarters in it and grab one before going in.

  • Carisa says:

    We keep a snack size zip lock bag in the left from corner of the glove box for Aldi’s quarters.

  • lyss says:

    I have never heard of a grocery store charging for using a shopping cart!
    Of course, our city banned grocery bags, so they charge for bags. Bring your own-problem solved. : )

    • Lindsey says:

      lyss, it does sound confusing…you actually get your quarter back when you leave. They are just eliminating the need for a worker to go and retrieve all the carts. So, you’re kind of “renting” your cart. 🙂

  • Julie says:

    A quarter for a cart? You have to rent a cart??? (We don’t have Aldi’s here in WA)

    • Laurie in Alaska says:

      Julie, it is not really “rent” because the customer gets their quarter back when the cart is returned. I think it is a great incentive to eliminate the scattered carts in the parking lots.

    • Jen says:

      It’s a way to get people to put their cart back after shopping-you get your quarter back when you put your cart back 🙂

    • Anna says:

      At my store, the cashier will give you a quarter if you forget to bring yours. And I’ve seen people give their cart (and quarter in it) as they’re leaving to those newbies who did not realize you had to bring a quarter.

    • Lori says:

      It’s very smart really since it reduces loose carts bumping/ damaging cars. I love being able to bless someone with my “free” to them cart after I use it.

  • Monica says:

    I WISH Utah had Aldi!

  • Lindsey says:

    These are SO cute!! I use something similar that I found on Amazon. It’s a quarter keychain that says I love Aldi on the actual quarter. I love everything about Aldi. They have definitely saved our family a lot of money!

  • Kim says:

    Ha! That’s a great idea. 🙂

  • Jennifer says:

    Those are so cute! I wish we had Aldi in Canada. I went to every Aldi I saw when we were in Europe last year. I really enjoy them.

  • Susan says:

    So cute! What a creative idea! I wish we had Aldi in Louisiana!

  • Christina Street says:

    I just ordered a bunch from our senior pastor’s wife. She started an embroidery business…Embroideray. So many people shared posts of these with her she came up with several styles:)

  • Melody says:

    I keep at least one quarter in my coin purse.

  • Paula says:

    I can’t love this enough – I needed this so may times! I’m so sad that I’m no longer near an aldi!

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