Costco Unadvertised Black Friday 2016 Deals

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Costco has a lot of unadvertised Black Friday deals in store that will be valid through Friday November 25th. Some of these deals will be valid longer, but they will all be valid through at least Friday. These are instant rebates or manufacturer rebates, so no coupon is required. You may be wondering why these sale items are not in the Black Friday ad. Costco prints the Black Friday ad well in advance, and as other retailers negotiate discounted pricing with manufacturers Costco then goes back to the manufacturers and gets the discounted pricing as well, so they can have just as good of Black Friday deals as other retailers. The list of unadvertised deals is below.

Costco Coupons December 2016

December 2016 Costco Coupon Book Cover

We just posted the December 2016 Costco coupon book if you’d like to take an early look. Clicking the link above will bring you right to all the coupons so you can view them. The December coupon book will run from November 28th through December 24th. There are many interesting elements to this months coupon book. First of all, it overlaps for the first day with the Black Friday weekend coupons and the Black Friday week 2 coupons. Secondly, it starts a day after the November coupon book ends, so there is no gap between. Lastly, the content is quite different from the usual Costco coupon book. If you’d like to be notified as soon as we post the latest coupons you can sign up for our email list, or Like us on Facebook!

The feedback we’ve received from Costco fans is that the December coupon book is one of the worst in at least 8 years! There are only three food items in the whole coupon book. None of the deals stand out as being of great value. We will recommend a few products that you might want to take a closer look at though. The Vitamix is a great product from our experience. The Philips Norelco Trimmer is also a good product. The LED Shop Lights will be a good value at $10 off as well. This coupon book is much shorter than the standard Costco coupon book but we hope that it is because of the Holidays. The tire coupon is once again Bridgestone.

Clicking the link at the top of this post will allow you to see the coupons. We’ve also posted a list of items within the coupon book and their prices. What do you think? When was the last time you saw a coupon book similar to this one??

How to Find Costco Clearance Items

Roku on clearance at Costco for $49.97

Did you know there’s a secret trick to finding Costco clearance items? It’s true and we’re going to explain to you how to find these Costco markdowns. It all begins by looking at the item price tag. You want to look for items that have a price ending in .97 cents. This is the only way to know it’s on clearance. There’s no special red price tag that’s marked clearance and there’s no clearance section with all the marked-down items. Essentially the markdown blends in with all other store items. So, now that we know this little trick we walk through the aisles of the Costco store looking at all the price tags to see which items are clearanced.

There’s a few other things to note about clearance items at Costco. First of all, right below the $*.97 price will be a date printed on the price tag. This tells you when the sign was printed, which gives you a good idea of the last time the item was marked down. Secondly, you can also look at the top right corner of the price tag to see if there’s an asterisk. If there’s an asterisk that means what you see is the last of the item, there are no more pallets on the shelves. If there’s not an asterisk that would be an indication that you might want to wait to buy the clearanced item until it’s marked down further, because there’s still a lot on hand. In that case we’ll watch the item over a few weeks to see if the price drops down further, as long as there is still a lot on hand. But, be careful, sometimes the store will return all the items to the manufacturer all of a sudden or liquidate the remaining stock and you’ll miss out on the clearanced price all together.

There is no standard Costco markdown schedule. There is no special day of the week when electronics or toys are marked down. Without checking the store all the time it makes it difficult to follow along on your favorite items you’re waiting to buy. Fortunately I’ve found this great new website to help you out with that!! Costco97.com is a community-based website where users around the country input what Costco clearance items they’ve found at their local store. I have inputted a few items myself that I’ve seen at my local Costco and I subscribed to their email list so I can get notified every time a new item goes on clearance at Costco. As more of us use this tool I think it will become an even better resource for us savvy Costco shoppers!

iPad Mini on clearance at $279.97

iPad Mini on clearance at Costco for $279.97

So you know how to find the Costco clearance items, but how do you know whether it’s a good deal? Well, if you don’t know the original price of the item you can always stop by the membership department with the item number and ask them what the original price was. You could also compare the price of the item to how much it is on Amazon. Costco doesn’t put the original price on the sign with a slash through it like some stores might do to indicate an item is on clearance. That’s because every deal at Costco is a great price, so they don’t want to let you know some deals are better than others.

You may be wondering which items at Costco tend to be marked down. The main reason an item is clearanced at Costco is because it hasn’t sold as well as anticipated. The store has too much on hand and it’s taking up valuable warehouse space. Costco may go to the manufacturer and ask for an allowance to reduce the price. Another reason an item may go on clearance is a food item that will be expiring soon and they can predict that they won’t sell all the remaining inventory before the sell by date. Lastly, there are seasonal mark-downs. Right after the holidays there will be Costco Christmas markdowns on all of the toys and decorations. These begin the day after Christmas and don’t last long. Some will even begin now, a month before Christmas time. Another seasonal item that will get put on clearance at Costco is patio furniture. Towards the end of summer you will start to see various clearance furniture. It takes up so much room in the warehouse that the store can’t wait to sell all of it at full price, as it needs it out to make room for the winter products. Hope this helps you find Costco clearance items the next time you’re out shopping!

Costco Black Friday 2016 Weekend Coupons

Black Friday 2016 Weekend

The weekend of Black Friday will have some of Costco’s best deals of the year. The Black Friday 2016 weekend coupons will run from Friday November 25th through Monday November 28th. In order to see the coupons you need to click the link above, which will take you right to them. Some of the Black Friday 2016 Week 2 coupons will also overlap on this weekend, so make sure to take a look at those too. There are also Black Friday 2016 Week 1 coupons which run from November 11th through the 17th. Lastly, the November Costco Coupon Book will be running through the 27th as well.

There are lots of Black Friday weekend deals at Costco that are interesting. Right off the bat the Xbox One S is a good price at $239.99. The Dell XPS Laptop and Microsoft Surface Pro are two of the best Windows laptops on the market. This is the only time of the year the pork loin is on sale. The Eneloop rechargable batteries are a great deal at $22 after coupon.

Just a reminder if you’re looking to see the coupons and their final prices you must click the link at the top of the post. Also, this sale includes items on Costco.com, which will be part of Costco’s Cyber Monday deals. As expected, it looks like Costco will no longer be giving Black Friday cookbooks out anymore, but you should be able to see the digital version online. On Black Friday Costco will also be opening earlier at 9am. Lastly, you cannot get any price adjustments for items on sale which you have bought previously. You must go into the warehouse on Black Friday weekend to get these deals. Which coupons do you think are good deals?

Costco Black Friday 2016 Coupons Week 2

Black Friday 2016 Week 2

We’ve just posted the Costco Black Friday 2016 Week 2 coupons and prices. They will run from November 18th through the 28th. In order to see the coupons you need to follow the link above, which will take you directly to them. Also of note, there are also some deals that will run only through the 23rd and some online ones that run through the 24th. We’ve also posted the Week 1 Costco Black Friday 2016 coupons if you’d like to see those. The Black Friday weekend only coupons will run from November 25th through the 28th and also are available for viewing.

The second week of Costco Black Friday 2016 coupons features a lot of deals. The first couple of pages are all TV’s, and there a quite a few good deals throughout. The tire coupon is good for both Bridgestone and Michelin, which only happens once a year. If you’ve never tried the Sanders Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels they’re quite amazing and at $6.49 after coupon they’re a great price.

Which items on sale are you most intrigued by? Any of the TVs stand out to you as a great deal? Remember, you have to click the link at the top of the post page to see the coupons and their original prices.

Costco Black Friday 2016 Coupons Week 1

Black Friday 2016 Week 1

This year Costco will be running a different set of coupons for the weeks leading up to Black Friday. The first set of Black Friday 2016 coupons will run from November 11th through November 17th. If you click the link above you will be redirected right to the coupons, where you can view them and print them if you’d like. The Week 2 Costco Black Friday 2016 coupons are also posted, and will run from November 18th through the 28th. The Costco Black Friday 2016 weekend only coupons run from November 25th through the 28th and also are available for viewing.

Once again we unfortunately don’t expect the free Black Friday Costco cookbook to be given out this year. Nonetheless, there are a few good deals worth mentioning. First of all, as our review stated, the Snappers are really good, and a great price at $6.99 after coupon. The Peppermint Pretzel Crisps are really popular too. We just bought the Tramontina 3-Piece Sauté Pan Set and are loving it so far too.

As a reminder, if you’d like to be notified as soon as we post the latest coupons you can sign up for our email list, or Like us on Facebook! Clicking the link at the top will show you the coupons and the item prices in store so you can plan out your shopping trips. Which coupons look enticing to you?

Costco Coupons November 2016

November 2016 Costco Coupon Book Cover

We can’t wait any longer for the holidays and deals to get here, so we’ve posted the November 2016 Costco Coupon Book for your viewing pleasure. Clicking the link above will take you right to the coupon pages so you can view them. It will run from October 27th through November 27th. Yes, that does include Black Friday. We have also posted the Black Friday special coupon book as soon as we get that. If you’d like to be notified as soon as we post the latest coupons you can sign up for our email list, or Like us on Facebook!

For the second month in a row we’ve found some interesting things in the Costco coupon book! The Ninja coffee bar hasn’t been on coupon before, nor has the Cuisinart 11-cup food processor or the crab cakes. The stuffed bell peppers are probably our favorite item in the deli, and highly recommend it. From past experience we know there are a lot of Nutella fans out there that will be very happy to get a discount at Costco. The Feit 48′ String Lights are a great buy too, and I believe they are cheaper than last year, at $35 after coupon. If you’re looking to get a good head start on Christmas time you can get $5 off your custom made holiday cards. The tire coupon is switching back to Bridgestone for the next two months.

Are you excited for the new items in the November coupon book? Which ones are you going to grab in store? Let us know what you think in the comments! A sample list of items with the prices (from one store in Washington) are also displayed with the coupon book.

Costco Coupons October 2016

October 2016 costco coupon book cover

We’ve just posted an early preview of the upcoming October 2016 Costco Coupon Book, which runs from September 29th through October 23rd. Clicking the link above will take you right to the Costco ad flyer, so you can view it or print it if you’d like. If you’d like, you can take a peek at a really early preview of the November coupon book. We’ll update the quality of the coupon images as soon as we are able to procure a better copy. If you’d like to be notified as soon as we post the latest coupons you can sign up for our email list, or Like us on Facebook!

For the first time in quite a while we’re actually excited about this months Costco coupon book! We like the Kirkland Signature Ravioli Lasagna found in the deli, which is $2 off per package. We recently started using the Keurig K525C coffee brewer and so far we’ve been happy with it. The Head Multi-Sport Gloves are nice and pretty reasonable at $10. We really like the Braun Series 7 Wet & Dry Shaver and would recommend it. It’s that time of year where the Goodyear Wiper Blades are on sale at $4.99 each. Lastly, the Bai Antioxidant Variety Pack is really tasty and low calorie, and if you haven’t tried them yet we highly recommend them. The tire coupon is Michelin again, and note that it starts on the 26th, so that way you can still use it between the September and October coupon books.

So, are you as excited for this months coupon book as we are? Which items are you going to pickup? Any of our suggestions? Tell us in the comments!

Costco Coupons September 2016

Costco September 2016 Coupon Book Cover

Starting Thursday is the September 2016 Costco Coupon Book. If you’d like an early look at it then click the link right above this sentence, which will allow you to zoom in and print the coupons if you’d like. The September Costco ad flyer runs from September 1st through the 25th. Also, here’s an early look at the October 2016 Costco coupons if you’d like to take a look. If you want to be the first to be notified when next months coupons are posted then subscribe to our email list, or like us on Facebook!

At initial look we’d have to agree that the September coupon book is not very interesting. One interesting thing of note is that usually the umbrellas come as a two-pack but this month the sale is for a single ShedRain umbrella for $2 off. We at Costco Insider love the ZonePerfect bars and cannot recommend them enough. You should definitely give them a try if you have not. The tire coupon has moved back to Michelin.

What do you think of this months Costco coupon book? Will you be purchasing any of the items on sale? Remember, you must click the link above on the September coupon book page in order to display the coupons on the page. I have also posted a list of items and their final prices below.

Costco Coupons August 2016

August-2016-Costco-Coupon-Book-Cover

We’ve just posted a preview of the August 2016 Costco Coupon Book so you can get an early look. Clicking the link above from within the August coupon page will display them all so you can view or print them if you’d like. The August Costco ad flyer runs from August 4th through August 28th. We also have an early preview of the September coupon book if you’d like to take a look at that. If you want to be the first to be notified when next months coupons are posted then subscribe to our email list, or like us on Facebook!

The early reviews we’ve seen about the August coupon book have been pretty unexcited. The CytoSport Protein Powder is a great deal at $32 after coupon for 6lbs of protein. We’ve heard positive reviews of the Panko Breaded Chicken, so perhaps you want to try it while it’s on sale. Lastly, if you don’t have a large Bluetooth speaker we highly recommend the Ion Bluetooth Speaker. The tire coupon is Bridgestone again and starts on the 1st of August, so there will be no days without a coupon.

Would you agree with the early reviews on the August coupon book? Which of the items do you hope to pick up next month? Remember, you must click the link above on the August coupon book page in order to display the coupons on the page.

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