#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 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.
On Costco.com, Costco members can order gift cards from a variety of stores, airlines, restaurants, and services all at a major discount.
"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.
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.
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.
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 on your next oil change or other automotive services. Get $100 worth of Jiffy Lube gift cards for just $75.
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.
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.