Meijer Propane Exchange (Do They Have One + Alternative Stores)

Many retailers offer a convenient way to refill your propane tanks whenever you run out.

So, if you want to know whether Meijer is one of those retailers, or where else you can exchange your empty propane tank for a full one, then read on for more information!

Does Meijer Do Propane Exchanges In [currentyear]?

You cannot have your propane tank exchanged at a Meijer store, but may buy from the limited choice of a Coleman Propane Tank in [currentyear]. However, you can exchange your propane from several other retailers that offer the service. You can find some of the retailers using the Blue Rhino or Amerigas store locators.

Keep reading if you want to know where to exchange or fill your propane tank, alternative stores, and the exchange cost!

Can I Exchange My Propane Tank at Meijer?

Even though, Meijer lists the Coleman Propane Tank as available to buy on the company website, it offers no information on whether they can be exchanged at Meijer.

It seems you cannot exchange your propane tank at Meijer. However, you can buy the very portable Coleman Propane Tank, popular with campers. 

Where Else Can I Do a Propane Exchange Apart From Meijer?

Other than at Meijer, you can exchange your empty propane tank for a full one at most gas stations and retailers across the country.

Some of those exchange points include:

  • Lowe’s Home Improvement
  • Ferrellgas
  • Seattle Propane
  • Walmart

Amerigas is one of the leading propane suppliers, and its store locator will help you find where to exchange your gas.

Similarly, Blue Rhino’s store locator can also help you find a store nearby that will exchange your gas for you. 

How Much Does It Cost to Do a Propane Exchange at Meijer?

Meijer does not do propane tank exchanges. However, it sells the Coleman Propane Tanks subject to availability.

The prices for these vary with the locale, availability, and whether you bought the item on

Purchase privileges like promotions, discounts, coupons, or delivery and processing fees also affect the price you eventually pay for your propane.

The Coleman Propane Fuel Tank listed by Meijer costs $5.49. The Coleman Propane Tank 2 pack costs $10.79.

How Can I Do a Propane Exchange at Meijer?

How Can I Do a Propane Exchange at Meijer?

You cannot exchange your empty propane tank by visiting the Meijer store.

If you need to dispose of the empty cylinder as you pick a new one, please call ahead and see if they will assist you.

Tell one of the associates that you would like to dispose of your tank, and they will guide you accordingly.

Meijer offers delivery and pickup services, though they are not explicitly indicated for propane tanks.

Ask to find out if those services are available to propane tank purchases as well.

Will Meijer Deliver My Propane Exchange to My House?

Meijer restricts home delivery on propane because of legal age restrictions.

It takes time to deliver your tank depending on your locality, and whether you place your order during working hours.

Indicate that it is a home delivery when you place your order and provide your address. You will be instructed on where to place your empty propane tank.

Additionally, you can get home delivery or pickup for your propane exchange from the other suppliers as well.

When Can I Come in to Do My Propane Exchange at Meijer?

You cannot exchange your propane at Meijer, but may buy a tank during open hours.

Meijer is open from 8.00 AM to 10.00 PM every day of the week, which offers a convenient time for buying your products.

Even if you order online, the delivery or pickup only happens during work hours. It is advisable to plan to avoid running out at a bad time.

What Are the Propane Brands I Can Exchange at Meijer?

The only propane brand listed as being available at Meijer is the Coleman, which is not to exchange but to buy.

Is Propane More Affordable at Meijer?

The average costs for propane exchange are $4 a cylinder. It is as high as $6.98 at Lowe’s Home Improvement to as low as $2.92 at Walmart.

On the other hand, Meijer’s prices are about $5 for a similarly sized cylinder to buy, not exchange; cheaper if bought in a two or four-pack.

This shows that Meijer’s prices are neither the highest nor the lowest. They are slightly higher than the average.

To learn more, you can also read our posts on whether or not Tractor Supply refills propane tanks, does Ace Hardware fills & exchanges propane tanks, and does Lowe’s fills propane tanks.


Meijer allows its customers to buy but not to refill or exchange propane tanks in-store during its open hours. However, other alternatives like Blue Rhino and AmeriGas allow the exchange of all propane brands.

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Marques Thomas

Marques Thomas graduated with a MBA in 2011. Since then, Marques has worked in the retail and consumer service industry as a manager, advisor, and marketer. Marques is also the head writer and founder of

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