Today Costco's gas price is lower than BJs gas price, but if you were to shop first at BJs and then fill up your tank, your gas would be cheaper at BJs today over Costco.
Let me explain die-hard Costco fans!
*Before you continue, if you love looking at how Costco stacks up to BJs, check out our latest post comparing Kirkland Prices to Berkley Jensen here.
I did a quick video below to give you a real-life look. This post is in no way sponsored by BJs Wholesale or Costco. It is because I love sharing the best deals with you no matter what!
This is at our local BJs in Western New York. BJs and Costco are 2.1 miles from each other.
Please keep in mind gas prices change frequently. We will update the post if we notice one or another rising above more excellent.
For a list of BJ's current gas promotions and hours visit our page here.
This is how our local Costco gas station looks. You pull in one way, just like BJs gas station. There are two pumps on each side.
This is a close-up of BJs gas station. It looks like Costco gas station, except they have one pump on each side.
Again this will vary depending on your area. If you decide to leave a comment, feels free to share your state to give everyone an idea of how different things are regional.
Today April 29th, 2019, Costco gas prices is $2.73/gal, and BJ's Wholesale Club is $2.77/gal.
The HUGE catch is if I buy one thing inside BJs right now I save 10¢/gal of gas which means I would pay $2.67/gal.
Check out the quick video below.
With BJs double gas promo, you can get gas for 2¢/gal! It may seem like I'm trying to push BJs, but I can't help but write out the fact that taking time to shop inside BJs saves you more on gas-especially right now with BJ's new High Octane Gas promo.
I would much instead get savings on my gas when I buy items inside BJs first.
Take a look at our Costco VS. BJs- Store Brand Items Post HERE.
Costco Gas is 4¢/gal cheaper, NOT including BJs Gas Promos.
The gas difference from BJs to Costco is 4¢/gal WITHOUT including any gas promotions. So after gas savings at BJs- I'm saving at least 10¢ more per gallon for buying items I would buy anyway, depending on how many things I buy.
At Costco, you can save on gas with a credit card membership which is similar to BJs. We live a debt-free lifestyle and don't use credit cards, so I won't be including this option today or comparing gas with a credit card.
However, I am mentioning it for those who will participate in the comments, and it is an option to save on gas.
You can read Costco's gas savings and BJs credit card gas savings here.
Costco doesn't run many membership discounts and is not as low as half off, and the regular membership fee is $60.
I enjoy both stores, but I prefer BJs. Stay tuned for my new video where we walk into Costco and BJs and see what each store feels like!
BJs Gas Hours Are:
Monday – Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wondering if BJ's sells diesel fuel? Find out here.
Costco Gas Hours Are:
Monday -Friday 6 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
I hope this quick video and post helped save you some money today! If you aren't familiar with either of these stores, they are both membership clubs (like Sam's Club). They offer amazing deals on groceries, gas, and so much more.
If you haven't already, I would highly recommend signing up for a membership at one or both of these places. The annual fee is worth it- especially if it helps you save money on gas as it did for me today! Thanks for reading, and happy savings!
Feel free to share your thoughts below, but please be kind. We can all love Costco or BJs and it is all okay 🙂
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