There are often $10 offers to a new member and/or an existing members who brings in a new member. It is not a Costco business method to sell "loss leaders", rather it prices things at very good value, including membership. If you don't save enough to justify the membership or are otherwise not satisfied with it or other things bought their, Costco will refund the cost, and if the membership is not worth the price to you Costco would probably not be a good match for you. Many members can save the cost of annual membership just on buying a gallon of milk/week there. That said, see below, as if you looked "elsewhere" you would have found a deal like mentioned in the first sentence.
"$10 or $30 Costco Cash Card with Membership Signup Just got this email from Costco
Receive a $20 Costco Cash Card when you join as a new Executive Member. As an Executive Member, you'll earn an annual 2% Reward (up to $750) on your qualified Costco purchases. Enter Coupon Code NHMEXEC at check-out.)
Or, join at any membership level and receive a $10 Costco Cash Card. (Enter Coupon Code NHMBASE at check-out.)
I believe both promo codes can be applied on the same membership purchase, so you could get $30 with a new Executive Membership, or just $10 with a normal one
EDIT: here's the email full text for those of you who asked
Our housewarming gift to you ...
Receive a $20 Costco Cash Card when you join as a new Executive Member. As an Executive Member, you'll earn an annual 2% Reward (up to $750) on your qualified Costco purchases. JOIN NOW! (Enter Coupon Code NHMEXEC at check-out.)
Or, join at any membership level and receive a $10 Costco Cash Card. JOIN NOW! (Enter Coupon Code NHMBASE at check-out.)
You can join online, or print this email and bring it to your nearest Costco location: to find your nearest location, click here
Offer will expire 60 days from the day you receive this e-mail. Last edited by brianjones; Today at 04:42 PM.." @ SD
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