- Can I shop at Sam’s Club as a guest?
- Does Sam’s Club let you shop without membership?
- How does a Sam’s Club membership work?
- Who is better Costco or Sam’s Club?
- Is Sam’s Club really worth it?
- What is minimum wage at Sam’s Club?
Print out a single day guest pass from Sam’s Club’s website. The guest pass allows you to shop at Sam’s Club without a membership, but you’ll be charged a 10% service fee. California, South Carolina, and Elmsford, NY are exempt from the fee.
You don’t need a Sam’s Club membership to shop at Sam’s Club — just as you don’t need a Costco membership to shop there.
Sam’s Club offers two memberships, Club and Plus, costing $45 and $100 per year, respectively. While the Club membership provides exclusive savings on Sam’s Club products, the Plus membership offers optical benefits, discount prescriptions, and annual cashback to help members save on essentials.
Winner: Costco (slight edge). Both Costco and Sam’s Club have refreshingly generous return policies, which makes shopping at either a huge perk. For starters, both offer full refund on the cost of membership if you are unsatisfied with it. Both offer return of items at any time.
“A membership to Sam’s Club is only worth it if you take advantage of the deals they offer on a regular basis,” says Woroch. “Carefully consider how often you would actually shop there or use their services to determine if the fee is worthwhile.” You’ll also want to consider the size of your family, adds Bodge.
$15Sam’s Club said Tuesday that it’s raising its starting wage from $11 to $15 an hour, as of Sept. 25. The membership-based warehouse club will now have a noticeably higher starting wage than its parent company, Walmart.