Sam’s Club 1-Year Membership Deal $45 + $45 Off Your First Purchase (Grab Yours Before Prices Increase Next Month)

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This Sam’s Club membership deal is a HOT one!

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Not a Sam’s Club member yet? Now’s the BEST time to join the club! 🙌

Through October 16th, head over to your local Sam’s Club where you can score a Sam’s Club 1-Year Membership and $45 off your first $45+ purchase for just $45 total! Note that your $45 Instant Savings discount is valid in-club for 60 days from the date you purchase your membership, and that your purchase much be made at a register.

That’s a whole year of instant savings, hot clearance buys, and wholesale prices – SWEET!

Note that by purchasing this membership deal, you’ll be enrolled in Sam’s Club Auto-Renewal for your annual membership fees. However, you can manage and/or cancel your auto-renew subscription anytime by logging in to your Sam’s Club account. This membership deal is for new members only and is NOT valid for existing members.

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Now is the PERFECT time to grab a discounted membership, as Sam’s Club recently announced that increased membership fees will go into effect on October 17th. 😱

The Club Membership will increase from $45 to $50, while the Plus Membership will increase from $100 to $110. If you plan to add family members to any of your memberships, keep in mind the add-on fee will increase from $45 to $50.

It’s not all bad news, though! Members who sign up or renew after October 17th will immediately receive $5 or $10 Sam’s Cash automatically uploaded to their account. 👏🏼

Due for a membership renewal before October 17th? Don’t worry – you’ll stay pay the original $45 or $100 yearly fee!

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Sam’s Club is ALWAYS bringing the deals 🙌

Get ready to score discounts on thousands of products when you become a Sam’s Club member! You can also enjoy wholesale prices on premium products from the Member’s Mark brand along with deals on fresh produce, USDA-choice beef, organic choices, oven-fresh baked goods, brand-name apparel, home goods, mobile phones, and tablets.

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Check out a few of our recent finds you’ll only score at Sam’s Club…


Use Sam’s Scan & Go and SKIP the checkout line!

For contact-free club shopping, you can skip the checkout line by using the Scan & Go feature in the Sam’s Club app. This feature is amazing, allowing you to scan items as you shop and pay directly on your phone — saving you time! Plus, with digital membership, you can shop at any time online at or using the Sam’s Club app.

Plus, select items also have an exclusive discount when you use Scan & Go! Check out more reasons why we love Sam’s Club Scan & Go over here!

Planning on purchasing a large item while you’re shopping in-club? Now you can use Scan & Go to send your purchases home! This is especially helpful if a large purchase catches your eye in stores that may not fit in the trunk of your car. Just scan the QR code through the Sam’s Club app, pay on your phone, and have it shipped right to your door! Sam’s Club Plus Members will also score free shipping on any purchase!

Sam's Curbside Pickup

Did you know Sam’s Club offers curbside pickup, too?

Yep! You can shop your club and pick up your order, all without leaving your car. All you have to do is order your items and pay online or using the app. Then, head to your store and park in a “Curbside Pickup Spot”. A Sam’s Club associate will come out and load up your car for you. Easy peasy!

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Sam’s Club offers LOTS of membership perks too!

With a Sam’s Club membership, you’ll have an abundance of perks to take advantage of! Not only do they offer free health screenings, free hearing tests, members-only fuel prices, and free tire and battery services, BUT they also have discounts on insurance services, vacation packages, car rentals, hotels, and members-only pricing at the optical center! 🙌🏼

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Sam’s Club Offers a 100% Membership Satisfaction Guarantee!

Simply let Sam’s Club know if at any time you are unsatisfied with your membership and they will not only cancel your membership but also provide you with a full refund of the amount paid for your current year’s membership fee – so you really have nothing to lose!

Sam’s Club vs. Costco – which one is your fave?

About the writer:

Anne holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies from the University of Sioux Falls, and worked in the newspaper industry for 20+ years before joining Hip2Save. Her work there earned her numerous awards, including South Dakota’s Journalist of the Year.

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Comments 43

  1. Jean

    I have a Sams card but it is actually in my husbands name. When the card runs out in a couple of days can it be renewed in my name and get this deal?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi Jean! You may be able to start a new membership under your name. You can always call in to customer service to be certain. Hope that is helpful! 1 (888) 746-7726

    • lauren-14

      I have been able to get these promotions every year by alternating between myself and my husband. Technically we have to go to customer service each year to get a new card. But it’s worth it for a good deal.

  2. Ash29

    What is the last day for this offer.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi there! It appears to be for a limited time. I’m not finding an end date listed. It is still valid for me as I click through. Hope that helps!

    • Michelle W

      Mine stated it ended on Oct 16th

  3. tspascoe

    This is a great deal…I happen to search Groupon and found a $25 membership deal with automatic $25 store credit. Worked perfect.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Yes! That’s a great deal too! Thanks for the reminder!

      • Tisha

        If you have cash app they also have a deal making it $10 for the year.

        • Michele

          How u do that one?

  4. Sher

    I wish Costco had these kinds of deals. I have a Sam’s membership but want to try Costco.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey Sher! We do post about Costco membership deals, as there was one a few months back on Groupon. It looks like this is the only available offer currently. We’ll be sure to keep an eye out! 💕

  5. HailsYeah

    Will this allow you to upgrade to the plus membership later at a cheaper rate? Or is it always still $100 for that?

    • Meghan (Hip Sidekick)

      I believe after you activate your membership you can head into the club and upgrade at customer service for the difference between the two 😊 Also keep an eye on future posts as we do share discounted Plus memberships when they become available!

  6. Alyak84

    I used to be a member but membership expired almost 2 years ago. Would I be eligible for this deal?

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey there! This offer states “Must be a new member. Not valid for existing members.” If you have another family member in the household, you might be able to grab the membership under their name. You can always call in to customer service at 1 (888) 746-7726 to check on this! Hoping that is helpful! ❤️

    • Cathy

      Just use a different email address.

  7. Patricia

    How do you get this deal? I called my local Sams Club and said they didn’t know about it. Must be through a 3rd party. Send me a link if you know where or how to get this deal, please and thank you in advance

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi Patricia! ❤️You can grab the deal through the link above. You’ll then receive the voucher and redemption instructions via email. If you have any issues, be sure to reach out to customer service – (877) 579-1201 Hope this is helpful! 🤗

  8. klw

    Curious if people prefer Costco vs Sams? (was there a post comparing them?) Both are about the same distance away.

    • acgold

      Costco definitely. Better selection, more products.

    • BlueWaterGirl

      Here’s my opinion…. we had a Costco membership about 4 years ago then we took advantage of the free Sam’s membership offers for 3 years in a row. We bought the Costco Groupon offer recently (still haven’t received our $40GC yet and it’s been at least 6 weeks) and I am really not liking Cosco, like at all! I feel like the prices are much higher than Sam’s for what we buy, like meats and baked goods. Sam’s has really good everything bagels and can buy 1 package of 5 or 6. Costco… you have to buy 2 separate packages then pay double. Things like that. I think I’m going to just cancel the membership but I’m not sure if I go through Groupon or Costco to do it.

      • Kay Sanders

        I have done both Sam’s and Costco. In my opinion, Sam’s is cheaper to join and the products are cheaper in many cases but the product selection is Walmart quality. Costco is more expensive to join and the products are often more expensive but the product selection is higher quality in many cases more like Whole Foods. Costco carries a much larger selection of healthy foods.

  9. acgold

    We did this deal a few weeks ago. There is no Sam’s Club near us, but there is one on the way to my sister. We belong to Costco since the 80’s.
    There is no physical card. Beware- we wanted to use the gas station and you have to go through the app. After trying all ways, some man was nice enough to scan his card. I went into the warehouse and explained my problem, and they still refused to give us a card. Not worth it for me to install the app.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Bummer! So sorry to hear about your experience, acgold. You might try reaching out to customer service to see if they might be able to offer a solution. Hoping you can enjoy other perks of your membership! 💖

  10. Becky

    Does this membership allow you to order online with free shipping, or do you need the plus membership for that?

    • Anne (Hip Sidekick)

      Becky, this membership will allow you free shipping on a few select items but for free shipping on most items, you will need to upgrade to the plus membership.

      • Becky

        Thank you!

        • sarah

          How much more is the plus membership?

  11. Janet

    SCORE! That went much smoother than when we used a groupon to join.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      SO glad it was easy to sign up, Janet! 🙌💞

  12. lisa

    Does Sam’s have a good selection of organic food?

  13. CherokeeWolfie

    Signed up for a Sam’s membership here and received the emails for the gift card and my new membership number, however the promo code they gave me to complete my registration online via the link they sent in the email did not work. Tried several times and it did not work either time. Beginning to think this is a hoax or a scam and will be contacting my bank for a fraudulant transaction if it does not get resolved rather quickly!

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Oh bummer! SO sorry to hear about that. Be sure to reach out to customer service – (877) 579-1201 Hoping they may be able to help! ❤️

      • CherokeeWolfie

        Thanks for your reply. I contacted Customer Service and the gentleman I spoke to got it all worked out for me. Now I’m all set except for getting a physical card at my local Sam’s Club store, but I have my digital card on the app and can shop online anytime I want to. Soooo very glad it was not a scam or a hoax!!!

        • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

          Yay! You’re most welcome! 🤗🎉I’m so glad they could help!! Thanks a bunch for the update! ❤️

  14. Angelynne

    Just got an email today that they’ll be increasing their prices starting October for the first time in like 9 or 10 years I believe

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey there! We received that same email and will be posting some info on it soon! 💕

  15. Gnats

    My membership ended in April. Does anyone know how long (how many months) need to lapse in order to qualify for a new Sam’s Club deal since I got the last one on a promotion? Thx!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey Gnats! If you have another family member in the household or a different email address, you might be able to grab the membership under their name. You can always call in to customer service at 1 (888) 746-7726 to check on this! Hoping that is helpful! ❤️

  16. Pamela

    Hi, I signed up for a membership through this link 2 weeks ago. I am having trouble finding my $45 credit. Can someone tell me where it is? Thank you

    • Evan (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey, Pamela! The details on this offer just say that it will happen instantly at checkout when shopping in-club. Hip Sidekick Liza redeemed a similar offer a few years ago and she just let the clerk know when she was going through the line that there should be a credit on her account. Hope this helps! 😀

      • Pamela

        Thank you!

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