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neerajvns 75 369 February 5, 2014 at 04:58 AM in Home & Home Improvement (5) More LivingSocial Deals
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Promoted 02-06-2014 by GoodDay at 09:02 PM View Original Post
Update: Price is now $49.50 with promo code USA10. Thanks kumar13 offers 1-Year Costco Gold Star Membership + $20 Costco Cash Card + $29.50 Value Coupons on sale for $55.00valid for New Members Only (up to 3 additional as gifts). Thanks neerajvns

Note, please refer to the forum thread for additional details. To activate your Costco membership you must bring the printed Costco Membership Activation Certificate email or your printed confirmation page to your local Costco location. Purchaser must redeem Voucher by May 10, 2014.

Costco Membership Includes
  • 1-Year Costco Gold Star Membership
  • $20 Costco Cash
  • Bonus coupons includes:
    • 48-Pack of Kirkland Signature AA Batteries
    • Kirkland Signature Case of Water
    • Rotisserie Chicken
    • $4 off coupon for Kirkland Signature Coffee & Albacore Tuna
Deal Editor's Note: If your family eats a lot and wants to save money and stock up on general goods/supply, this is a great time to jump on this deal. Costco offers various essential goods at wholesale warehouse prices! - Discombobulated

User Comment on Product: Nice find! Basically getting a membership for $5.53 without the credit card pull for me since I can use the coupons. - slackingoff7

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Edited February 5, 2014 at 06:12 AM by BostonGirl
Costco Wholesale Membership + Bonus Costco Cash Card and Coupons


Stock up on pantry staples, apparel, and more for the whole family -- not to mention home furnishings and other essentials -- at membership warehouse club Costco Wholesale with this offer:

• $55 ($104.47 value) for a Gold Star Membership
• Includes $20 Costco Cash Card and coupons
• Valid for new members for their first year of membership only

Why You'll Love It
All new members will receive a pack of bonus coupons (a $29.47 value), good for a free Kirkland Signature™ 48-pack of AA batteries, a free rotisserie chicken, a free Kirkland Signature™ case of water, $4 off Kirkland Signature™ coffee, and $4 off Kirkland Signature albacore tuna.

PAID VALUE EXPIRES ON February 5, 2019

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Last Edited by HiddenPrice September 10, 2014 at 11:59 AM
If you convert the voucher into your membership on the 1st of the month you get 13 months of membership.

Has Anyone received the coupons in mail ?

Note that if you took advantage of a trial membership during the last year you can't that advantage of the deal.

Be aware that it is very possible to shop at Costco WITHOUT a membership.
The only catch is that you have to know someone with a Costco membership you can use once.

1. Go here
2. Buy several $25 cards (or one big card if you prefer). They will be shipped to you in 7-9 business days.
3. Since the Cash Card is essentially a gift card, it becomes your "membership". Use the Cash Card for at least part of the purchase each time you go to Costco. As long as part of the purchase is on the Costco Card you can pay the rest of the balance with cash or debit (no Amex as far as I've heard, but can't confirm).
4. Profit Smilie

Alternatively, you can purchase cards in warehouse, although you still need a membership to do so. Hope this helps someone. Post #555 - sweyers

If you do not know anyone with a membership, register for an account at which searches multiple giftcard selling sites including ebay and set up an alert to be notified when a Costco GC becomes available. I generally receive an alert twice a week. The first time you go to Costco, be sure to use the entire value of your purchased gift card and buy a new cash card for piece of mind; the seller of the costco card may have kept the GC number. -NutsAboutGolf

Wait for the $50 Cash Card. Despite the title, this deal was nationwide

Your question about eligibility might be answered here in post #211

Use shopDiscover to get 5% cashback

$20 cash card is given to you when you sign up. Only the coupons are mailed to you.

Coupon code - USA10 for 10% off making it $49.50

These same questions keep getting asked so I am posting the responses:

Can I use this deal?

Costco flags primary members forever, but YMMV. If you have ever been a primary cardholder, then this deal will probably not work for you.
If you were a secondary card holder and you were never a primary, this deal will work for you.

Will my Costco accept the Living Social voucher?
Call your Costco to make sure they will accept the Living Social voucher. One in my area would not, but the other 10 miles away said no problem.

When do I get my cash card and coupons?
You get the cash card right away. The coupons will be mailed to you.

Can I pay with bitcoin at CostCo?
Costco only accepts AMEX and debit card with PIN. No other CC's (vica, MC, discover, etc).

Can I use this for an Exec membership?
Some posters are reporting extra perks being offered to upgrade to an Executive Membership (additional $55 which yields you 2% cashback). It is warehouse specific so YMMV.

When do I have to activate my membership by?
May 10, 2014

What does paid value expires February 5th mean?
It means that you have until May 10th to get the deal, but whatever you paid for it will still be available until February 5, 2019 if you don't use it for the deal. Ex. You paid $15 for $25 to a store, until May 10th is good for $25 after that it is only good for the original $15.

Locations this worked:
Naperville, IL
Everett, MA
Bloomingdale, IL

Locations this didn't work:
Bolingbrook, IL

*********I was a Costco member about 7 years ago and was given my membership card with all the perks with zero issues. The rep said that she thought it was 18 months, which was confirmed by somebody else in the thread via Costco's Customer Service email.

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Worked in Newark, DE location. Thank you


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received my coupons this past Monday in SJ, CA
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So my Costco would not honor it. I gave my friend the paper and she tried and they would not let her sign up cause it had my name on it. So anyone know if living social will refund me now?
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anyone from Sacramento area have any luck? Gonna go to the Citrus Heights store end ofthis month. I've never been a member before.
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I haven't received the coupon book from the mail. I bought the deal when it came out.
What can I do?
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I got the Coupons in the mail but where do I get the $20 Costco cash card from? has anyone received theirs?
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I got the Coupons in the mail but where do I get the $20 Costco cash card from? has anyone received theirs?
you get that in store when you get your membership
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you get that in store when you get your membership
What? they didn't say anything like that. I was supposed to ask for it?
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I didn't have to ask for mine, but I had wrote on my printed out form "$20 cash card" so I wouldn't forget. I believe that the Costco person saw it and issued card. Either way, I was getting my card.
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What? they didn't say anything like that. I was supposed to ask for it?
no they should have gave it to you without you asking for it
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Signed up today using livingsocial, got the $20 cash card .. no issues! I was a secondary member on my wife's account previously. I did not sign her up as the authorized user because I didn't want her name to pop up as a member etc .. will get her a card at a later date! Had already received the coupons in the mail and used a couple of them.

Excellent deal, thanks once again OP!
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deal dead? I dont see any costco deal anymore at LivingSocial
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Anyone know how often this type of deal comes back around?
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Anyone know how often this type of deal comes back around?
i have never seen this type of deal before, but living social loves to repeat deals
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wondering the same^^
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Activated 2 weeks ago and never received the coupon book, who should I contact to get it.
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