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ifIwerenotanandroid Sun 27-Sep-20 11:58:37

Got a delivery today & had to unpack it & put in my own bags. Is this the new normal for Tesco? Asda charge 40p for a bagged delivery - is this an option with Tesco now?

I've googled but can't find any up to date news about it.

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Shoppingwithmother Sun 27-Sep-20 11:59:31

Yes - they charge 40p as well

Beldon Sun 27-Sep-20 12:00:12

You have to request them. It’s on the last page before payment, you tick box if you want bags. 40p charge.

Nubbled Sun 27-Sep-20 12:00:23

You click a button whilst going through checkout, 40p for bags or tray liners.

ifIwerenotanandroid Sun 27-Sep-20 12:01:56

Ah, many thanks!

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ilovemyrednosedaymug Sun 27-Sep-20 12:02:48

Tesco went bagless before CV, but then brought back the bags to make it quicker , safer and easier as they were doing so many deliveries.

As from last week, they are now doing tray liners, there is an option to add for 40p per delivery. (it does say bags or tray liners, but my delivery guy said it was liners).

I had the liners last week and it was great, very easy to pick up the whole tray in one go. Not so good if you have a bad back though if it is a heavy tray.

BigBadVoodooHat Sun 27-Sep-20 12:02:50

They were bagless pre-lockdown, switched to bags during the lockdown ordering surge to cut down delivery times, and went back to bagless this week. You can request and pay for bags on your order, though.

Ffsnosexallowed Sun 27-Sep-20 12:03:56

They stopped doing bagless during covid, now they've started charging again - thank goodness! I've amassed sokoto many bags

mediumperiperi Sun 27-Sep-20 12:06:52

I was meaning to look up what a trayliner was and found a pic for anyone else interested

BigBadVoodooHat Sun 27-Sep-20 12:07:08

Ffsnosexallowed

They stopped doing bagless during covid, now they've started charging again - thank goodness! I've amassed sokoto many bags

Yes, we’ve got thousands of the bloody things! Seems so wasteful to throw them all away.

BigBadVoodooHat Sun 27-Sep-20 12:08:09

mediumperiperi

I was meaning to look up what a trayliner was and found a pic for anyone else interested

The tray liners are great - much better than 1800 carrier bags with one or two things per bag! grin

Macncheeseballs Sun 27-Sep-20 12:08:45

I prefer bagless 100%

Florencex Sun 27-Sep-20 12:09:55

Tesco have been bagless for ages, well before CV, it was for environment reasons.

They have only very recently introduced the option of having things bagged for a small cost.

AlCalavicci Sun 27-Sep-20 12:10:11

I got tray liners last week , they are fine if the stuff is only light like bread , pasta eggs but I got 10 500ml bottles of Ghostship and 1 kg of rice all on one tray , there was no way I was going to risk picking that lot up in a liner .
That said they make good if a bit big ) litter tray liners

rosesinmygarden Sun 27-Sep-20 12:12:36

Why did you have to put it in your own bags?
I just carry the boxes into my kitchen and unload them one by one.

Floralnomad Sun 27-Sep-20 12:13:00

I still got tray liners last week with Tesco even though I’d clicked the button for bagless , definitely hadn’t been charged . I don’t mind bagless deliveries .

PenfoldPenny Sun 27-Sep-20 12:14:53

Bags and tray liners are so incredibly wasteful. Im delighted they have finally given us the option of neither once again.

Torvean32 Sun 27-Sep-20 12:14:56

Yeah i got tray liners. It weighed a bloody ton.

FredaFox Sun 27-Sep-20 12:15:25

They started putting everything in bags during lockdown but last week stopped and reverted back to paying 40p for bags BUT it’s one large bag that fits their containers with your shopping in not individual bags. My mums shopping turned up in one last week and they explained

Ginkypig Sun 27-Sep-20 12:16:24

mediumperiperi

I was meaning to look up what a trayliner was and found a pic for anyone else interested

Yes but as I found out last Sunday if you only get it delivered to your door then it's like trying to carry your shopping to the kitchen in a wobbly plastic parachute grin

I got an email from them last week saying they were going back to bagless (after the last few months of it being delivered automatically bagged due to covid) but if you want it bagged then there is an option to choose that on the last page for a charge of 40p and they will either bag it or put it in tray liners.

FredaFox Sun 27-Sep-20 12:16:27

Ahhh got a call while typing my messsge then pressed send when off the call only to see loads similar sorry guys 🙈

Ginkypig Sun 27-Sep-20 12:17:51

I didn't choose bags so I'm hoping that last week was the last time and from today onwards I can bag myself again.

WeAllHaveWings Sun 27-Sep-20 12:19:38

We just got our delivery, I never click on the bags because they are such a waste of plastic for 2 mins convenience and I have found no alternative uses for the tray liners.

They brought the first tray and put in inside my door so I took it into the kitchen and unloaded, but when I came back they told me the rules are currently we aren't allowed to take the trays inside. So had to take the items in handfuls to the kitchen, its a bit of a faff but the kitchen is near the front door so still not worth the plastic waste. If the kitchen was a distance away I would probably just put on the hall floor and move after they had gone using the laundry basket or something.

MJMG2015 Sun 27-Sep-20 12:21:38

rosesinmygarden

Why did you have to put it in your own bags?
I just carry the boxes into my kitchen and unload them one by one.

Fabulous. I bet your delivery drivers just live hanging around while you do that.

I'd prefer the tray liners if they had handles, they're a bit if a PITA, but still better than nothing if you don't want to hold the delivery guys up.

I agree the bags & liners aren't very environmentally friendly, but 'needs must' sometimes & I can't think of a better system (that's physically possible for lots of people) I HATED the bag less deliveries pre Covid.

rainkeepsfallingdown Sun 27-Sep-20 12:21:43

They switched to trayliners recently, and charging for trayliners even more recently. I think last week they weren't charging and this week it's 40p?

I don't mind the 40p charge. Tesco have been really good to me during lockdown, and it's less hassle for the drivers and me, if they can just plonk the trayliners outside my front door and head off.

As has been mentioned by @Ginkypig, they're a bit of a faff when it comes to transporting things from the front door to the kitchen though... Wobbly parachute is a great description!

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