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NOW is the Time to Join Sam’s Club!

Now through September 5th, new Sam’s Club Savings members can head over here and click the ‘Join Now’ button, AND then be sure to choose the $45 Sam’s Savings Membership option to score a one-year Sam’s Club Membership – which includes a FREE Sam’s Plus Membership upgrade – for just $45! That’s just $3.75 per month OR only 94¢ per week… SO worth it!

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Even sweeter, the first 10,000 who join will receive a special meal offer consisting of a FREE 16″ Take & Bake Pizza, FREE 18-count Chocolate Chunk Cookies and $4 off Organic Spring Mix Salad! Head here and scroll down to read more about these free food offers.

*Note that these FREE food offers may take up to 72 hours before they appear on your card.

SAM'S GIFT CARDBut WAIT… it gets better! 😀 To sweeten the deal further, with your new 1-year Sam’s Club Membership, you’ll also score a FREE $20 Sam’s Club gift card and $100 in Instant Savings! AWESOME!

New Sam's Club Member Instant Savings


Why the excitement about a Plus Membership?

Check out this comment from Hip2Save reader, Ger: Last year, I got this deal and it was awesome. The Plus membership gets you cash back after spending $500. And we can never go without spending $200. So at the end of the year, I ended up getting $100 back on my account! Wayyyy worth it. Plus, with this kind of membership you can get in early hours & the warranty is extended past the regular warranty.

If you prefer to join at your local Sam’s Club, head on over here, scroll down and enter your email address to score a voucher to redeem this offer at your club.


FINE PRINT: Food offers are valid 30-days from date of new member sign-up. Food offers are Instant Savings items and can be redeemed one time only. An e-gift card code will be emailed to you at the email address associated with your membership if purchase your membership online. Allow 72 hours for the free upgrade when you join online. Offer ends September 5, 2016 OR while supplies last. Read the full Terms & Conditions here – just scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “View Disclaimers.”

Join The Discussion

Comments 88

  1. Michelle

    Is this for new members only

    • Bryn (Sister Sidekick)

      Yes, this is for new members only.

      • LaurieW

        So if your membership is expired you can’t claim this deal?

        • Bryn (Sister Sidekick)

          I am not sure how Sam’s Club defines a new member as the terms simply state “Join as a new Sam’s Savings® member”. However, I would assume that if you have an expired membership, you would be able to sign up for this offer. You could always contact your local club for more information.

          • Faith

            I’m pretty confident I’ve read somewhere that “new members” are considered to be someone who hasn’t held a membership within the past 6 months…my mom and I switch back and forth being the primary/secondary and I think this is the deal for her – my membership is up in October!

            • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

              Oh cool! Thanks for sharing your experience Faith! Good to know!

            • Jenn

              I was able to get this deal, even though I currently have an active valid membership. My current membership expires in September.
              I did use another email address – but all of the current membership information was the same (ie home address, phone # and secondary card holder)

    • Dawn B

      Last time they said new members, I was able to get a membership even though my membership had just ended the week before. They didn’t question it when I got my new id card or anything.

  2. LaurieW

    How awesome! My membership just expired 😊

    • Sarah

      Mine did too but are we eligible?

  3. Jessica R

    Yes! My membership expires in 9 days and I was hoping for something like this! Last time I went under my moms account as a second cardholder so I qualified as a new member!

    • Jessica R

      I called because I haven’t received my gift card yet, but I got the free items on my card. She could see that it was accepted, it’s just pending. She said wait a few hours and I should receive it. So if anyone else is worrying, it should be coming shortly!

      • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

        Awesome! Thanks for the helpful update! 🙂

  4. Alicia

    Anyone know if they count it as a “new” membership if you’re the secondary account holder? Ours is about to expire and I’m wondering if my husband can do this deal.

    • Blessed

      In the past it has. My husband was secondary last year and this year we put in his name and no problems. We actually had a few weeks of overlap

      • Elissa Jones

        Sweet! i just did this and it worked through my hubs email 🙂 Mine expires in like a week.

  5. Melinda

    Love when you post these sam’s club deals! My membership expired in July and I’ve been waiting for a deal to renew. Thanks!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re welcome!

  6. 😌😋

    If i get my offer online would it be the same thing as if i were in store? Can the egift card be used in store?

    • Bryn (Sister Sidekick)

      This special offer is available either in-store (when you click the links in the post above and enter your email address) or online by following the directions above. And yes, the eGift Card can be used either at your local club or online.

  7. Sara

    I click the $45 dollar membership and fill out info but not showing upgrade to plus… Am I doing something wrong or does it show up after you paid? Thank you

    • Bryn (Sister Sidekick)

      If you follow the steps in this post, you should receive all the special offers within the next 72 hours. Hope that helps!

  8. Tara

    I am so excited! I have that free Sam’s club membership for $45 AMEX offer on my card! So I’m going today and getting a free membership (after AMEX credits my card, which is usually as soon as it posts to my account) free $20 gift card, free pizza and free cookies!! What an amazing deal!! Thank you!

    • keerthi

      it says open new membership and we have to spend $45 to get those back on the card
      am i right

    • Rebecca

      Tara, would you let us know if you got the AMEX credit after you did the deal? I have the credit, too, and it would be an awesome deal if it works, but I’m a little bit afraid the AMEX credit won’t go through with all the extras.

  9. melinda

    I just signed up through this and it isn’t showing an upgraded account for me (I did use a new member account), does it change?

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi Melinda! The details state that when signing up online, allow 72 hours for the upgrade to appear. Hope this helps!

    • Nana Donna 2 5

      I got this deal a couple of months ago. You should get a confirming email. Take it to your local Sam’s and show it to Customer Service when you get your new membership card. Be sure to let them know as a friendly reminder that you are entitled to a free membership upgrade. They get pretty inundated with these deals that their system can’t seem to keep up. This happened to me and my local Sam’s was very helpful/accommodating.

  10. tina

    Is there something I can do to make my membership start from October 1 instead of today?

  11. VM

    I have been holding off for an offer like this. My membership has been expired for awhile. Thanks.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re very welcome!

  12. Jane

    One of the awesome things of being a couponer is to know that sometimes you have to way for a deal because it will come! My membership is expiring next week and I knew I new promo was coming soon. Thanks a lot Colin for helping us to save money.

  13. Princess

    I’m so glad this is available again because I didn’t get it the last time you posted it. My plus membership expired in March, and I normally pay $100.00 each year to renew it (the only incentive is a $10.00 gift card I receive after I use a coupon from my coupon for education book). I wish they would offer better incentives for loyal customers who renew year after year. I figured if I waited awhile I could start a new membership with all the great bonuses. I chose the in store option by entering my email address, and the sign up code to use in store came through immediately. 😀 I really love the early shopping feature of the plus membership because I get off at 7am and can get in and out (not crowded or long lines) before I go home. I also love earning $10.00 for every $500.00 that I spend (you can only cash out once a year, and once you do that will be your anniversary date) because you can actually get it in cash.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Awesome! Glad to hear you were able to score this deal!

  14. M

    Does it upgrade automatically? I just purchased it and I’m not seeing where it’s anything but the regular membership?

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi there! The details list: “Allow 72 hours for the free upgrade when you join online”. Hope this helps!

      • M

        Thank You!

        • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

          You’re welcome!

  15. DonnaDB

    Hurry, just got my code but it is very close to 10,000.

    • Laura

      Thanks for the heads up! I am doing this deal in store. My code was 96,XXX. Very close

  16. Rudy

    Too bad I don’t have a Sam’s Club nearby.

  17. judy

    I signed up and already received my gift card code but how do I redeem the other free food items??

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi Judy! They will be added to your card within 72 hours. Hope this helps!

      • judy

        Yes thank you

      • Pat Kleinmaier

        How do they show up? How can you check? Picked up the new cards today and got the email with e card but don’t know how to check for the food items.

  18. Samantha

    Anybody know anything about the coupon savings? I got a membership the last time Colin posted but didn’t get anything about the instant savings. Is it a special thing?

    • Faith

      It’s basically like e-coupons automatically loaded to your membership card (72 hour wait for new cards to be loaded) and the card is required to check out and savings will be automatic when you purchase a product with a coupon on it. Aside from individual-specific offers (the free pizza and cookies on this for instance), most deals are posted on the price tags in the aisles so I don’t even really look at the coupon books tbh (you can also see them attached to your card on your online account, and can sort by “discount high to low”). HTH!

  19. Jennifer

    Anyone know if you can use this with the Amex offer?

  20. jodi OSBURN

    I just signed up and got the $20 egift card and my cookies, pizza and salad offer…how do i get the membership upgrade?

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi there! The details list: “Allow 72 hours for the free upgrade when you join online” Hope this helps!

      • Brenda

        thank you was answer to my question. the gas savings alone is worth it. hubby drives for a living and he is doing happy dance cause he can buy cheaper gas! Love you Collin and all your hard work .

        • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

          Thanks for the kind comment Brenda! You’re very welcome! 🙂

  21. Christine

    I currently have a Sams club membership which just renewed back in July so I called club membership to ask about this and they told me all I need to do is go into the club and cancel the mbrship I currently have and start a new one but since my membership is on my Sams Mastercard they would have to cancel and reissue a new MC, everything including the cashback I have accrued would transfer over to the new card, so that sounds like a plan to me.

    • barbara

      Wanted to warn you…on sams website in fine print it says…Cash back rewards are forfeited if the Sam’s Club® MasterCard ®account is not in good standing, if the Sam’s Club Membership terminates or lapses, or if the Cash Back earned in a calendar year is less than $5.00.

    • Sue

      FYI…..Canceling a credit card will drop your credit score. This happened to me at Sam Club!

  22. heather

    I did the online deal, but how do I get the physical membership card?

    • trippy79

      You have two options for your membership card:
      1. Download the Sam’s Club app and use a virtual card (available on the App Store & Google Play)
      2. Visit your local Sam’s Club to pick up a card. (Remember to bring your government issued ID)

  23. Beverly

    I signed up by email. Can I wait until Sept 1 to actually go onto sams club and pay for this deal? Or will they have run out of pizza, cookies and salad?

    I want to wait till Sept because my current membership runs out Aug 31st and because I want to get the full month. Memberships expire at the end of a month, regardless of which day of the month you join.

    • Laura

      Thank you I didn’t know that

    • Jane

      Are you sure about that? I am asking because I was at Sam’s last Sunday and when I scanned my card a message saying that my membership was going to expire on 08/24/16 and if I wanted to renew it. I knew it was expiring in August but I didn’t know when. This deal came in perfect timing and I had the previous membership from Colin’s post from last year.

  24. Brenda

    yeah signed up when will membership be upgraded?

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      It will take up to 72 hours for your membership upgrade to appear, if signed up online. Hope this helps!

  25. CJ

    This is great, but any Costco deals coming?

  26. barbara

    Make sure if you do this in club that you have the site ready on your phone. I am there now having a hard time to get them to do this deal, they’re saying it’s not for the plus membership and don’t want to do it!

  27. Jenn

    I have an active Sams membership that expires in September. I was able to sign up for this new one offer with no problems.

  28. Anne

    You can get an additional $10 gift card when you pay for the membership with your Discover card. Go on their website and search Sam’s Club under Discover Deals to get the promotional code.

    • thetman

      The terms and conditions of the Discover Deal say that it isn’t valid with any other promo, so I don’t think you could use it as well as the promo Sam’s is offerring

  29. Lisa

    Check the fine print and use those free food coupons asap, I made the mistake of saving (so I thought) they free pizza and at the time free cupcakes for my son’s bday only to find out the coupons are only good for like 7-14 days.

  30. Bella Shiner

    Did the run out of the run out of pizza, cookies and salad? I tried getting this at the store but they said it’s not for the plus membership so I didn’t do it there.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Are you able to sign up through the link above?

  31. Kristin

    How do you know if the food offers loaded? I didn’t see anything so I’m assuming we missed the 10,000 cut off.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi Kristin! It can take up to 72 Hours for the offers to load when signing up online. Hope this helps!

  32. Peg

    I missed this deal last time. Just joined tonight. Thank you for posting this again.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Happy you could grab the deal this time! YW!

  33. Jenn

    I signed up about 3 weeks ago, before this deal. I went back in and asked if they would apply this deal to my less than three week old membership, and the cashier just gave me a $20 gift card. I would have liked the upgraded membership and free food, but it was better than nothing!

  34. ldhldh

    I used the Mastercard Deal earlier this month ($20 Credit with a Regular Membership), but just saw this deal on Facebook. I am not sure if it will work for everybody, but it’s worth a try!! https://www3.samsclub.com/best-deals/membership-deals/offer It looks like it may include the Pizza/Salad/Cookie offer.

    • LDH

      I got this reponse from Sam’s Club when I asked if I could upgrade to this offer – I have had my membership for less than 2 weeks. 🙁
      “That online promotion is exclusively for renewal of memberships and members who are joining Sam’s Club. Since you are already a member and your membership does not need to renewed, unfortunately you would not be able to redeem this offer. Sam’s Club apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused you.”

  35. Liz

    Both the business card and the other are $45, which one should I pick? Please help me!

    • pandoraaddict

      See the terms at the bottom of the offer page.

  36. Kristina

    We signed up at the store earlier today. Super easy!

  37. Allie in SC

    For those of you that are wondering if your membership will show as “Sam’s Plus”.. I just checked mine after signing up on the 18th. I was worried because my membership was only the regular kind, but it’s upgraded now to a Plus! Thank you so much for this deal. Btw, I’m a new card holder to Sam’s, and will be picking up my card today in store (which is less than 2 miles for me – woohoo!). Great deal!

  38. Johni

    I got it!! What an awesome deal. Thanks so very much!!

  39. Gina

    What’s up with waiting 72 hours for free items?
    Then act like I didn’t see these offers in my papers. Shouldn’t this deal be posted for employees?
    Told me to come back and show my phone for the offer?

  40. Leslie

    It’s the regular card (green) add right? Not the business.

  41. Karina

    I did this deal 3 days ago but I’ve not yet received the upgrade to Plus. Should I call? Should I wait? Have others gotten their upgrade in their membership? Just asking

    • steph

      We called tonight and they said give it 72 hour business days.

  42. Anthony Talton

    I did this deal a few days ago on the 18th, and still dont see the plus upgrade.. I have gotten the gift card, and free food items, but no upgrade… Do i have to go in store to see or do this?

    • heatha100

      Do you get the food items through email or just loaded to card?

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