Free Shipping for Orders Over X Value for Specific Products


This guide goes through how to offer free shipping for all orders over a certain dollar amount, with the exception of certain products.

To demonstrate this type of rule setup, we’ll use UPS Ground for the Free Shipping method and two conditions in the rule creation; Shipping Group & Price

For more details on managing and assigning shipping groups and filters, please see the articles linked below.

Shipping Groups


The shipping group will be titled Free and the price filter will be $100+.


1. Navigate to the Shipping Rules option on the left navigation menu and then click +New.

2. When prompted to select the action you would like to perform, select Offer Free Shipping.

This is the step to select Offer Free Shipping action while creating a free shipping rule in the ShipperHQ dashboard.

3. Select how you want to apply your free shipping option. For this rule, we’ll select Each Shipping Group in the Cart.

In this step you can select how you would like to offer free shipping.

4. Select the method(s) that you want to offer for free. In this case, we’ll select Ground, however, you may select as many options as you want and each will be overridden with free shipping. 

Location to select shipping methods which will be applicable for free shipping after the rule is live.

5. Select Shipping Groups & Price for the conditions that are required for the rule to apply.

Select conditions on which free shipping rule will apply. In this case, its price and shipping groups.

6. Select the shipping group(s) you want to use for offering free shipping.

We’ll use Free.

Location to configure when to offer free shipping and select the shipping groups applicable for free shipping.

If you have not created your shipping group for this rule yet, you have the opportunity to do so while on the shipping group selection screen. 

Simply select “I Want to Create a New Shipping Group” and follow the prompts to set it up. 

Location to create a new shipping group that can be used in this and future shipping rules.

7. After applying your shipping group and proceeding, the next condition can be applied for Price.

Sample showing how to enter pricing restrictions for free shipping rule to be applicable.

Once all conditions have been entered, a summary of the shipping rule will be displayed.

Be sure to add a title for the new rule so that it can be easily identified in the shipping rules list and when testing.

Sample summary of a free shipping rule before you click on Finish and make it active.

8. Click “Finish” to save the new rule. This will apply the rule immediately.

Once the rule has been created, we recommend using the “Test your Rates” feature to confirm the new rule is working as intended.


Once completed, ShipperHQ will apply free shipping defined in this rule for UPS Ground whenever the order value is $100 or more and products assigned to the shipping group “Free” are in the cart.

Test Your Rates

Verify that your carriers and rules are working and see how they will display in your checkout right from the ShipperHQ dashboard.

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