This $55 Costco Membership Deal Throws in $80 in Cash and Savings

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If you're not a member of the warehouse club and want to join, this deal is for you. Up-front savings and useful freebies more than cover the membership fee.

If you’ve ever thought about joining Costco, this might be all you need to finally take the plunge.

LivingSocial is offering its customers a $55 Costco membership deal to attract new shoppers to the popular warehouse club. The deal not only gets you a one-year Gold Star Costco membership (value of $55) and one complimentary card for a member of your household, but you also receive $78.93 in savings at Costco, including:

  • $20 Costco Cash card.
  • Coupons for a free 72-pack of AA batteries ($18.99 value), organic tortilla chips ($4.99 value) and food court pizza ($9.95 value).
  • $25 off a minimum $250 order at

The coupons expire on Aug. 31.

Keep in mind that this offer only works for new Costco members or former Costco members whose membership expired before Oct. 1, 2015. So if you’re already a Costco member, sorry, this deal is not for you.

Click here to read the deal’s fine print.

What’s to love about Costco? Check out “Americans Love Nordstrom, Costco and Amazon.” But, before you start filling your Costco cart with things you may not need, read “6 Ways Warehouse Stores Get You to Spend Too Much.”

Are you a Costco member? If not, what do you think of this membership deal? Is it enough to get you to become a Costco member? Sound off below or on our Facebook page.

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