How good are Costco’s Black Friday 2018 deals compare to Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, Kohl’s and Target sales? Here’s what Costco’s Black Friday 2018 deals worth your money and things to avoid.
Costco made it to the headlines when it dropped its Black Friday ad making the wholesale retailer the first major Black Friday ads to arrive. But are those Costco’s Black Friday deals any good now that we can compare them to the official Black Friday circulars from Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale?
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Bundle Deal
Costco advertised Microsoft’s Xbox One S Minecraft Creators Bundle that comes with a 90-day game pass with a $100 savings. While the official markdown price is listed in Costcos’s Black Friday ad, We can independently confirm that the normal price of the bundle is $299.99 plus $9.99 shipping fee. That said, the Microsoft’s Xbox One S Minecraft Creators Bundle will be $209.98. Kohl’s is offering the same bundle plus $60 Kohl’s Cash for only $199.99, a $100 less than its current price. With $60 Kohl’s Cash, it makes the net price of the bundle to only $139.99.
Fitbit Versa Smartwatch Deal
Costco is will be selling the Fitbit Versa smartwatch on Black Friday with $50 price slash. There is no marked down retail price tag specified in the ad, but it currently being offered for $189.99 plus $4.99 delivery fee. That said, the Fitbit Versa will cost $144.98 on Black Friday. Kohl’s will also sell the wearable device with $45 Kohl’s Cash for only $149.99, a $50 less than its usual price. With the additional cask back coupons, it makes the total savings to $95.
Costco Black Friday Deals 2018 Online Sale
Many of Costco’s Thanksgiving Day Black Friday doorbusters are only available online. It makes a lot sense since Costco will be closed on Turkey Day, but many of its Black Friday doorbuster deals are also only available at its e-retailer website, including the Xbox One S 1TB Bundle that comes with a couple of video game titles and Garmin Approach X40 GPS Golf Band.
While a number of Costco’s Black Friday deals may be eligible for free shipping, there is no desirable free shipping policy available as of writing. Last month, Walmart announced that it will be offering free two-day shipping with a minimum orders of $35 and more. The bullseye retail titan, on the other hand, is waiving two-day shipping fees on without minimum purchase required. Best Buy is offering free 5-7 days standard shipping on everything.
Membership Is The Key To Take Advantage of Costco’s Black Friday Deals 2018
In order for you to enjoy Costco’s Black Friday savings, you should become a member. Costco’s annual membership charges costs $60. Other warehouse chains like Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale Club requires membership to take advantage of their respective Black Friday sale. Meanwhile, major US retailers such as Walmart, JCPenney, Macy’s Best Buy, Kohl’s, Target, and Amazon does not require membership fee to get their Black Friday deals.
By becoming a Costco’s shopping member, you can take advantage some of its enticing Black Friday TV deals as well as other electronics and consumable goodies.
The CostCo Black Friday 2018 ad has arrived earlier than it was projected, but the other major Black Friday 2018 ad scans are also available now. The Walmart, Best Buy and Target Black Friday 2018 ads filled with the latest models of electronics. See also full Walmart Black Friday Ad 2018, Target Black Friday Ad 2018, and Best Buy Black Friday Deals Ad 2018.