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Oct 06 2013
4 years ago
9:30 AM MST

FREE COSTCO Wholesale Membership for Military (During Government Shutdown)

Oct 06, 2013 @ 9:30 AM MST
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UPDATE: You may want to call your local Costco ahead of time as it appears from reading the comments that this offer isn’t available at all Costco Wholesale Clubs.  😦

Calling all you wonderful Military Personnel! In addition the FREE membership that you can score at Sam’s Club during the government shutdown, I just found out that you can also head on over to your local COSTCO Wholesale Club to shop (No Membership Needed!) during government shutdown as well. Just be sure to bring in a valid Military I.D card. Read more here.

“COSTCO welcomes military ID card holders. Due to the government shutdown and closing of the commissaries, COSTCO will allow military ID card holders to shop at their stores — even if they are not members already.”

(Thanks, Sue!)

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