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H-E-B carts out free curbside pickup at Texas stores

H-E-B carts out free curbside pickup at Texas stores

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The free curbside service is now available at all Texas H-E-B stores. H-E-B/Instagram

San Antonio-based grocery chain H-E-B has rolled out free curbside pickup at more than 250 stores in Texas.

H-E-B says it will no longer charge a $4.95 fee for a curbside pickup order, as long as a minimum purchase of $35 is made. The order must be at least $35 before taxes, discounts, promotions, or coupons. Orders less than $35 will be charged a $2.95 fee.

H-E-B’s curbside service — which grew in popularity after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — gives “Texans an easier, more convenient way to shop for the products they want and need, and we are excited to now offer this service free to all our H-E-B customers,” Rachael Vegas, senior vice president of e-commerce merchandising, says in a May 17 news release.

Customers can place an H-E-B curbside order through the My H-E-B mobile app or at Orders must be placed at least four hours before the scheduled pickup time. All curbside orders offer contactless service, letting customers remain in their vehicles while H-E-B employees load their orders.

H-E-B launched its curbside service in 2015. It’s now available at more than 250 stores around the state, and more curbside locations are on tap.