Queuing at the checkout can be a pain.
There’s always someone who spends an age finding their purse or wallet, or has bought so many things they take ages to pack them up (sometimes said person is actually you).
Luckily, one savvy shopper has found a way to beat the queues at Asda, so you can sail through the checkout in a speedy fashion.
The hack I hear you ask? A little-used system that allows you to avoid queuing up at the tills.
Reporting for our sister title MyLondon, shopper Tom Haynes said: “Now I don’t want to do Asda’s PR for them, but this hack is so in front of people’s faces I want to shout it from the rooftops.
“Scan and Go is hard to miss, since there are adverts for it everywhere, and yet every time I go to Asda no one is using it and I can only ask: Why?”
“All you have to do is scan your items as you go around the shop and whack them in your basket.”
“At the end of your shop you can sail straight to a Scan and Go stand (with, I repeat, zero queueing) and scan a bar code on a screen which immediately processes all your items.
“I highly recommend taking your receipt, because if the doors go off you’ll find no record of purchase on your phone (honestly this is the only thing the app is missing – Asda, sort it out),” he added.
Asda recently introduced mandatory face mask rules and only those who are medically except are allowed to go into a store without wearing one.
Some of its other lockdown measures include door marshalls and a one-way system.
The supermarket has also added more delivery slots to its online shopping service, so more people have the chance to book times and avoid going into stores.