Hottest Costco Membership Deal | FREE $30 Shop Card for New Members!

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We’re sharing the best Costco Membership deal!

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Wanna upgrade your Costco experience? You’ve come to the right place with this Costco membership deal! 

Through June 11th, new Gold Star Members can receive a $30 Digital Shop Card when they enroll in auto-renewal, use their VISA card, and use promo code SUMMER23 at checkout. Costco Digital Shop Cards can be used at any Costco warehouse, gas station, and online at Costco.com.

As always, you’ll get the best prices on everything from groceries to electronics, but you’ll also score even more savings with an Executive Membership while staying in the know on all the latest Costco news and products. 🙌

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Alternatively, if you purchase the Executive Membership, you’ll get 2% cash back on ALL qualified Costco purchases!

Costco is home to low prices and tons of great products, bonus cash card aside, did you know you can actually get even more perks by signing up for their Executive Membership? 🤑

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That includes a ton of our favorite items, including Costco’s home goods, pre-made meals, and that delectable sheet cake. 🤤 Yes, 2% CASH BACK ON CAKE!! Best news EVER! 😆

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Current Gold Star members renewing a membership aren’t eligible for the shop card promo, BUT you can still benefit from the cash back perks once you upgrade. In the unlikely event that you don’t accumulate much in cash back rewards, Costco will refund you the difference from the $60 upgrade fee to cover the cost! You really can’t lose either way. 🙌

Note: Cashback on purchases is limited to $1000 per year. See the full 2% cashback terms here.

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Did you know that Executive Members get discounts on more than just in-warehouse goods?

Yep, it’s true! Costco has a whole roster of services available to help its members with everything from car loans to identity protection. While these services are open to Gold Star members as well, Executive members may receive lower rates than Gold Star members.

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And with this Costco membership deal you’ll have access to Unexpected Items!

Costco’s neat “Unexpected Items” page highlights all the products that–you guessed it!–you wouldn’t expect to find at Costco or on Costco.com. They have plenty of useful (and interesting!) items that you probably never knew you needed, and Costco is also a great starting point for finding some gift inspiration.


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That’s only a small selection of the items you can find on Costco’s Unexpected Items list…

Even better, you can often find items sold at members-only prices or with manufacturer’s savings. You can also check out Costco’s membership tips to find even more unexpected ways to make the most of your Costco membership!

Since Costco sells such a wide variety of items online that you can get shipped right to you, you can benefit from a membership even if you don’t live close to a Costco location. 🙌

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Disclaimer: To receive a Digital Costco Shop Card, you must provide a valid email address and set up auto-renewal of your Costco membership on a Visa® card at the time of sign-up. If you elect not to provide a valid email address and sign up for auto-renewal, a Digital Costco Shop Card will not be emailed. Valid only for nonmembers for their first year of membership. Not valid for renewal or upgrade of an existing membership. To qualify as a new member, an existing Costco membership must be expired at least 18 months or more. Limit one promotion per household. Digital Costco Shop Card will be emailed to the email address provided by the primary member at time of sign-up. within 2 weeks after successful sign-up and enrollment in auto-renewal. Costco is not liable for incentives not received due to entry of an invalid address during sign-up.

(Thanks, Money Saving Mom!)

  • Shipping & Terms

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    Be sure to opt for free in-warehouse pickup where available. Plus, many items have shipping already included in the price! Otherwise, Costco has a number of delivery options and prices will vary based on item and location.

    If you're not already a Costco member, be sure to grab yourself a membership deal here to skip the non-member fees!


About the writer:

Cara has a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern State University, with a background in writing about food, culture, and beauty.


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Comments 18

  1. Kor

    We have our cash back voucher, we were disappointed to learn you can use it online shopping. Does anyone know if I can buy a gift card with it at the store?

    • Ruth

      To use your voucher for Costco online shopping, you can go to a warehouse and exchange it for a gift card which can be used online – I do this every year with my voucher

      • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

        Thanks so much for this helpful response, Ruth! Good to know you’ve been able to exchange yours in the warehouse! ❤️

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey Kor! I found some helpful info on their shop cards in the FAQ for you – For Costco.com purchases, enter the 16-digit Shop Card number and 4-digit PIN on the payment page. For purchases at a Costco warehouse, present the mobile version or bring a printed copy of your Costco Digital Shop Card voucher to the cashier at checkout. If preferred, you can take your Digital Shop Card to your local warehouse, where you can use it to purchase a physical Shop Card of the same value. Hoping this might be helpful! 🤞💕

  2. pastel

    Just signed up and never received $30

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey pastel! I found this on their site for you for the shop cards that you can purchase individually without a membership, which might be the case for this offer as well – “Delivery of Digital Shop Card is normally within 2 hours of receiving your Costco Order Confirmation email. Digital Shop Cards may take up to 24 hours in some instances.” You might also check your spam/junk inboxes for the email address Costco@digitalshopcard.costco.com. If 24 hours has passed and you still haven’t received your offer, be sure to reach out to their customer service at 1-800-774-2678. Hoping it arrives for you soon! 🤞💕

  3. Desiree Cresta

    I actually went to do this today because I randomly found the code while googling for codes. It showed it as taking 1 penny off and didn’t confirm I’d get the card anywhere so I didn’t go through with it. Should it have said it do there before submitting info?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey Desiree! I’m seeing that at checkout as well. That is how the offer will look when applied. Hoping that offers some peace of mind. 🥰

  4. pamfagin

    Weird —- I’m only getting a one cent discount. Thoughts ??

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Sorry for that confusion. It seems that is how the offer will appear at checkout once applied. 💕

      • Pam Fagin

        Thanks Amber ! Does that tell me that the $30 discount will not be applied

        • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

          You’re welcome! 💕 It actually isn’t a discount but a $30 Digital Shop Card that you’ll receive. As long as you apply the code above at checkout, you should be good to go! Feel free to reach out to customer service with any additional questions or concerns. 🤗 1-800-774-2678

  5. pastel

    This is a scam I never received the $30 shop card

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey there pastel! This is a legitimate offer from Costco. ❤️ So sorry you haven’t received your digital shop card yet. You might reach out to their customer service at 1-800-774-2678 to see if they can further assist you with locating your card. 🤞

  6. Sofia

    Does anyone know how long this offer is good for? I would like to have my secondary cardholder sign up for a card this year but our current membership doesn’t expire until July. Thank you!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Great question, Sofia. It looks like this offer is set to expire on June 11th, 2023. ❤️

  7. Danielle Murphy

    Does this only work for new gold star members? Not new executive members? I want to sign up but want to go the executive route but want the $30.

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey there, Danielle! I did check with Costco customer service and they said that this promotion will work for both the new Gold Star Membership and the new Executive Membership. Hoping this helps! 💕

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