10 Items That Are Always Cheaper at Costco

There are cheaper alternatives, but they contain artificial flavors and high fructose corn syrup. And when it comes to the rich, sweet maple flavor, there's nothing like the real thing.

Organic Maple Syrup

Cooked rotisserie chicken makes for a quick and easy hot dinner in a pinch, but there's a price to pay for the convenience -- unless you're shopping at Costco.

Rotisserie Chicken

This Italian chocolate-hazelnut spread was born out of a chocolate scarcity during World War II and is now available for consumption in at least 160 countries.


Mac and cheese has been a go-to, no-fuss, on-the-fly dinner for decades in America -- and another bonus is that it's cheap.

Macaroni and Cheese

At Costco, McCormick Grill Mates Montreal steak seasoning costs $9.49 for a 29-ounce jar compared to $17.49 for the exact same weight of the exact same stuff in the exact same jar at Walmart.


A filling, tasty, low-budget food court incentivizes otherwise reluctant shoppers to hit the store for marathon shopping trips.

Hot Dog Meal

The go-to breakfast for generations of kids, cereal is an American staple. Staples can be expensive -- but they don't have to be if you shop at Costco.

Breakfast Cereal

A nice bath towel can make or break your post-bathing experience, but luxury bath towels can cost a small fortune

Luxury Bath Towels

The deals on gift cards at Costco can be significant. You can buy two $50 gift cards to Romano's Macaroni Grill for $74.99, for example, or five $20 gift cards to Peet's Coffee for $79.99.

Gift Cards

It's been well-established that you can save money on the humans in your family by taking advantage of Costco's low prices, but you shouldn't stop there

Dog Biscuits

See More