#1 Way to Save Money on Costco

You can save big on gift cards, says one financial expert. 

At Costco and other membership clubs, you have to pay money upfront to save in the long-run. While getting your initial Costco card will set you back anywhere from $60 to $120, the majority of members find that the annual fee pays for itself in just a few visits. The obvious way to save money at wholesale warehouses is by buying food and other items in bulk, there are also hidden ways to maximize your dollar at the club. And, according to one TikToker, there is an easy but under-the-radar way to save lots of money every year. 

Ravi Waden Reveals a Major Money-Saving Hack on Costco.com

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Ravi Wadan shared a video on TikTok revealing a great hack to save money with your Costco membership – and you don't even have to leave your home. 


You Can Buy Seriously Discounted Gift Cards


On Costco.com, Costco members can order gift cards from a variety of stores, airlines, restaurants, and services all at a major discount. 

The Video Has Gone Viral

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"It surprises me how many people don't know this, but Costco.com actually sells gift cards to some of your favorite places at a discount," he says in the now-viral video. 

$100 of Movie Tickets for $80


Order movie tickets on Fandango and save big with the help of Costco. Get $100 worth of tickets for just $80 with four gift cards. 

Dine at Restaurants for 20 Percent Off


Members can purchase $100 gift cards for Landry's restaurants – including Morton's Steakhouse, Chart House, Del Frisco and Rainforest Cafe –  at a discounted rate of $80.

Southwest and Alaska Airlines: $500 Worth of Credit for $450


If you fly Southwest or Alaska, you can save $50 off a $500 gift card. The $500 gift card gets sent to you via email immediately and costs just $450. 

Gamers Can Save 10 Percent on Nintendo, XBox, Roblox, and Sony PlayStation


Gamers can save money immediately by investing in video game codes. Costco sells gift cards and digital gaming codes for Nintendo, XBox, Roblox, and Sony PlayStation for 10 percent off. 

You Can Even Save 25 Percent on Your Next Oil Change


You can even save on your next oil change or other automotive services. Get $100 worth of Jiffy Lube gift cards for just $75. 

Save 20 Percent on Your Diet


Looking to go on a diet? Save big on Nutrisystem at Costco. You can buy $100 worth of gift cards for $80, redeeming them for lots of healthy food. 

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You Can Also Pamper Yourself at a Major Discount


Spafinder gift cards can be used at spas and salons across the country and redeemed for pampering services. Costco gets you $100 worth of eGift Cards for $80.


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