By Maddy Perkins
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Of all the fantastic savings a good warehouse club can offer, you’ve probably got one at the top of your mind right now: Gas. The national average for a gallon of regular gas is $4.33 as of May 9, according to AAA — and Consumer Reports notes prices at warehouse clubs are usually five to 25 cents lower on average per gallon. Imagine how much savings you could compound by springing for this promotion: A yearlong Sam’s Club membership for just $24.88 plus free $10 E-Gift card via StackSocial. This deal may help you stock up on everything you need for that Memorial Day BBQ and beyond.
The pros of a Sam’s Club membership: The savings at warehouse clubs can be major — particularly for those who buy in bulk, fill up their car with gas there, or make large individual purchases like electronics or tires or electronics, a U.S. News analysis reveals. Those who sign up for a membership can add one member of their household for free and shop online at SamsClub.com for extra convenience. Sam’s Club memberships are usually cheaper than Costco’s (its basic membership is $60 a year), and as Wirecutter notes “Sam’s Club deserves just as much fanfare as Costco.”
What reviewers say about Sam’s Club: Over 1,600 verified reviewers on the StackSocial site who signed up for Sam’s Club using a similar promotion give it an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars. “This was a great deal, and I’m very happy with the purchase. I went through the sign-up process online then went to my local Sam’s Club and picked up my membership card — all very simple. I’ll recoup the purchase price in gas savings alone, but Sam’s has many really good deals in the store also,” one reviewer writes, adding, “as an added bonus, the cookies and cupcakes were delicious!”
Other things to consider: If you’re not looking to buy supplies in bulk often, this deal may not be for you. You can, indeed, access some Sam’s Club deals without a membership: Notably, prescription medications and eye exams. But the low price may make it worth it anyway.
How this deal works: Once you order your Sam’s Club membership from StackSocial through this link , you will receive a redemption code via email that allows you to access your Sam’s Club membership. There is sometimes a short delay in receiving the code, as StackSocial verifies that the order is legitimate. If you have any issues or questions, you can immediately reach out to StackSocial customer support via this link .
About this column: Since you’re here, let me introduce myself: I’m Maddy Perkins, deputy commerce editor for MarketWatch Picks. I’m a big online shopper who loves to hunt down savings — particularly when it comes to cool kitchen gadgets, electronics, fashion and beauty products. I’ll be here a few times a week to share the best deals I can find online with you. Have anything you’d like me to hunt down? Write me at firstname.lastname@example.org . Cheers!