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Most people are familiar with wholesale clubs. Just in case this is a new concept for you, however, these are clubs or warehouses where people can buy large items in bulk.
These items are typically much cheaper than they would be if purchased individually, enabling people to save money. The only catch is that, in order to get this discount and to save money, you have to be a member of the wholesale clubs, and the memberships do typically come with a fee.
In most cases, though, memberships to major wholesale clubs, such as Costco, BJs, Sam’s Club, are well worth it for the wholesale savings and many other benefits as well.
More Than Savings – Enjoy Special Deals
As mentioned, the main reason that people typically join wholesale clubs is for the savings on the items that they buy.
However, this is not the only reason to join a wholesale club (or two or three). Many wholesale clubs actually offer special deals and savings on other important items that non-members cannot get.
Costco members, for example, can typically get special insurance deals and travel packages, just to name a few. Each wholesale club will have its own special deals and savings outside of just the regular ones, so be sure to ask about these additional savings when choosing a wholesale club.
Great Selection for Wine Lovers
It may surprise you to learn that wholesale clubs are actually a great place to get awesome wines…as well as awesome deals on those wines.
You can find wines that are difficult to find elsewhere. Or, you can find common wines at much cheaper prices. In some cases, you can even enjoy wines no one else has access to.
Did you know, for example, that Sam’s Club recently launched its own wine brand? This is a brand that only Sam’s club members can enjoy, and the word on the street so far is that it’s a pretty great line of wines.
Free In-Store Pickup for Many Items
It’s been said that we are getting lazier as a society, and this is true in some ways. For example, does it seem like a hassle to you to have to go to a store, find an item, go through checkout, and pay for it?
If you answered yes to that question, you’ll be glad to know that, with wholesale clubs, you can be as “lazy” as you like, with no judgment. Most of the major clubs offer free in-store pickup on most items.
This means that you can order and pay for what you want online, go to the store, grab it, and head back out. This is a very simple way to get your shopping done quickly, easily, and with no hassle, which is a nice perk if you lead a busy lifestyle.
Enjoy Store Brands Others Don’t Have Access To
Earlier, we mentioned how Sam’s club now has its own brand of wine. Wine isn’t the only thing that comes in a store brand, though.
Almost every major wholesale club has its own brand of, well…just about anything. You can buy store brand sodas, chips, frozen dinners, and more. And, what’s great about this is that you’re saving money by buying at wholesale price but you’re saving even more money by choosing the store brand over the name brand.
What’s even better than the double savings is the fact that wholesale club store brands are known for being very high quality. In fact, many store brands are even made at the same places as the name brands and are just packaged differently to save you money.
Get Cheap or Free Roadside Assistance
Breaking down on the side of the road is one of the worst things to have happen. Unfortunately, though, it can happen to any of us at any time.
Luckily, wholesale clubs often offer free or reduced price roadside assistance packages. Sam’s Club, for example, offers free towing for its members, as well as free jump starts and free flat tire changes.
Every wholesale club is different, but most do have some kind of roadside assistance deal that is worthwhile. So, if you’re tired of living in fear of a breakdown, go ahead and opt for a wholesale club membership to ease your mind; just research first to find the best option.
These are just a few of the many ways in which wholesale clubs can save you money and benefit your life. Look into your options and find the right club or clubs for your needs. You’ll find that you start enjoying the perks almost instantly.