Last Updated on December 27, 2021 by Laura Ritterman
While probably best known for the automotive selection, Canadian Tire has a massive range of products. This includes pet supplies, outdoor furniture, and even toys. Because Canadian Tire does act as a one-stop shop for all manner of goods, people wonder whether Canadian Tire price matches. That is what we want to take a look at here.
Does Canadian Tire Price Match?
Yes! Canadian Tire does price match for the vast majority of products in their range. There are a few exclusions in place.
Truth be told, it is actually incredibly rare that you will ever need to get Canadian Tire to price match for you. This is because they go to massive lengths to ensure that they have some of the most competitive product prices online and in-store.
Does Canadian Tire Price Adjust in 2022?
Yes Canadian Tire offer price adjust, meaning if you have purchased a product from their store within the last 14-days and it has now been reduced, you can take it, along with your receipt, to Canadian Tire. They will then give you the price difference back.
When we talk about price adjustment, we are talking about what happens with a product that you have purchased from Canadian Tire that is subsequently reduced. Obviously, there are going top be limitations in place here.
It is worth noting that Canadian Tire does allow people to return products up to 90-days after a purchase for a refund.
Why is this important? Well, it means that many Canadian Tire stores will actually be happy to price adjust up to 90-days after the product has been purchased.
Not all of them will. However, if you make it clear that you are returning because of a reduction in price, then they are likely going to just refund you the difference rather than go through the rigmarole of processing a return and then allowing you to make your purchase again.
Exclusions & Rules
As we said, Canadian Tire is going to price match for you. However, they will have a few rules in place. This is to help ensure that the price match is fair.
If price-matching a physical location
If you are looking to price match the price in a physical store, then it must be within 200km of where you are getting the produce price matched.
Online price matching
You can only get an online price match if the store is based in Canada.
Canadian Tire will never price match any clear errors. So, if you see a misprinted ad, you won’t be able to get Canadian Tire to match the price for you.
Canadian Tire will never price match propane.
Consumer products only
Canadian Tire will only price match products designed for the general consumer. This means that they may not be able to price match any prices that are not available to the general public e.g. if the product was purchased wholesale.
If the wholesale product is available to the general public, then Canadian Tire will only price match if the bulk quantity is an amount that a consumer would use.
Basically, they are not fans of price matching for businesses.
You will never get Canadian Tire to price match any ‘free gift’ offer e.g. ‘buy one, get one free’.
Rebates are not covered by the Canadian Tire price matching guarantee. This means that if something says “Get a $20 rebate when purchased”, then this is not going to be price-matched.
The product must be available via a normal method of payment
The item must be available using a payment method for all. This means cash, check, or credit card. If you need to use a specific store card to purchase a product from Canadian Tire, then it is not going to be covered under the guarantee. Basically, you need to be able to walk into a store and make a purchase without signing up for anything.
If an item is clearly marked as a clearance product, then it will not be covered under the Canadian Tire price match guarantee.
Shipping, Labor, etc.
Canadian Tire will never price match shipping or labor costs.
The Canadian Tire price match guarantee is a fairly extensive guarantee. There are a few exclusions. However, generally speaking, if you have found a product that is sold at a store (physical or online) in Canada and you find that Canadian Tires also sells it, then you will be able to take advantage of the price match guarantee.
Does Canadian Tire price match all of their products?
As long as the product is not listed as ‘online special’, then yes.
Can Canadian Tire price match after purchase?
In most cases, yes. However, they will not price match on prices listed during major sales e.g. Black Friday.
Does Canadian Tire offer a price adjustment online?
No. You will have to go to a store for a price adjustment.