10 Things You Should Not Buy on Amazon

Ever wonder if you could get things cheaper on Amazon? Since Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, is the wealthiest man in the world, you have to think, is it the most affordable?

If you are a frugal person like me, you will want to get the best price for your favorite products. The more I shop at BJ's, the more I fall in love. The deals seem to get better and better.

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Keep in mind you can always get deals if you keep looking. Just follow our site. We will share with you when something is a better buy on Amazon or BJ's.

If you need any of the ten items listed below, always grab them at BJ's when there are no other coupons or discounts to use.

If you are curious, here are five of the WORST items to buy at BJ's Wholesale club.

You need to be a BJ's Member to shop and purchase items at the club. There is a $40 membership discount plus a $25 BJs gift card offer here. Amazon Prime Members get free 2-day shipping and lower prices on select items. Suppose you are not a Prime Member. You have to spend a certain amount to get free two-day shipping. Prime Memberships are $99 a year.


Check out our recent Amazon Deal of The Day Roundups here. 

Using a BJs coupon or manufacturer coupon on the items below will make Amazon's price much higher.

Suppose you want to see if there are BJ's coupons and manufacturer coupons to pair with any of the items below using the search tool. Just type in the product name in the search form below.

You will see that BJ's Wholesale Club is cheaper to shop at than Amazon. Of course, you pay for convenience with having items delivered to your door, BUT BJ's does offer FREE pick-up and pay services. Your order is ready in as little as two hours of placing it.

BJ's Wholesale members also save monthly coupon books and club coupon books. We can't forget one of the best perks to saving money at BJ's is stacking manufacturer coupons WITH BJ's coupons.

Baby Wipes

Huggies One & Done Cucumber & Green Tea Baby Wipes, 17 pk./56 c

BJs Price: $19.99- Not including the coupons you can use monthly for these

Save $0.50 any ONE (1) package of HUGGIES® Wipes (48 ct. or higher)

Amazon Price: $23.39

Dog Food

Amazon has a Diamond brand, the same brand that manufacturers Costco's Kirkland Dog Food. Comparable to BJ's Brand below.

Berkley Jensen All Natural Larger Breed Chicken and Brown Rice Holistic Recipe for Dogs, 28 lbs. $28.99


Mac & Cheese

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese 18 pack.

BJs Price: $13.49 before any coupons

Amazon Price: $19


Sandwich & Snack Bags

Ziploc Mixed Pack, 495 ct.

BJs Price: $12.99

Amazon Price: $24.95

This is a BIG difference. On Amazon, you'll pay 12¢ per bag; at BJ's, it's only 2¢ per bag.


Printer Ink

HP 902XL Black Ink Cartridges, two pk.

BJs Price: $69.99

Amazon Price: $77.78

Kids Body Wash

Suave Kids Watermelon 3 in 1 Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash, three pk./22.5 fl. oz $6.99 a BJs.

Amazon sells this individually, and the price is with a $25 or more purchase- $2.89


Trash Bags

Glad 4-Gal. Febreze Odor Shield Trash Bags, 156 ct. – Whites

BJs Price; $12.99

Amazon Price: $17.99

Laundry Detergent

Persil Original Power-Liquid Laundry Detergent, 170 oz.

BJs Price: $19.99- Coupons come for this often

Save $2.00 on ONE (1) Persil® ProClean® Power-Liquid® or Power-Caps® Laundry Detergent (excludes 6 loads or less trial/travel sizes)


Amazon Price: $27.99




General Mills Cheerios, 40.7 oz.

BJs Price: $5.79

Amazon Price: $16.72

Paper Towels

This one is just crazy for what people are charging on Amazon. Never buy this one on Amazon. Ever!

Save $0.25 ONE Bounty® Paper Towels (excludes Bounty® Basic and trial/travel size)

Bounty Enormous Roll Paper Towels, 12 pk. – White

BJ's Price: $26.99

Amazon Price: $58.87

Check out all the crazy Bounty Prices on Amazon– I'm not exaggerating.

We did a comparison of Bounty Paper Towels to BJ's brand on the blog here!

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