Membership Sharing: Share a Costco membership with a friend or family member. This can halve the annual membership fee, making it more economical.
Bulk Buying With Caution: Purchase items in bulk that you use frequently and have a long shelf life.
Utilize Costco's Gas Stations: If your Costco membership includes access to their gas stations, take advantage of the typically lower gas prices.
Take Advantage of Costco's Return Policy: Costco has a very generous return policy. Don't hesitate to return items that didn't meet your expectations or needs.
Check for "Manager's Specials" and Clearance Items: Look for discounted items, often marked with an asterisk on the price tag.
Use Costco's Coupons and Check for Rebates: Keep an eye on Costco’s coupon book and take advantage of rebates on items you need.
Buy Costco's Kirkland Signature Brands: Often, Costco’s store brand, Kirkland Signature, offers similar or better quality products at a lower price compared to name-brand equivalents.
Plan Meals Around Seasonal or Sale Items: Be flexible with your meal planning. Base your meals on what’s on sale or in season at Costco to get the best deals.