Costco and BJs are the two biggest rivalries for wholesale clubs. I am a member at both and am falling in love with Costco!
Here's the thing, my heart has belonged to BJs for over ten years, and it's closer. I also love couponing and extreme deals.
It can be hard to know if you're getting the best price on snacks, especially if you're shopping at multiple stores.
If you're like most people, you want to get the best deal on your groceries. But it can be hard to compare prices and figure out which store has the lowest prices on everything.
We did the work for you. In this post, we compare the prices of multipack snacks at Costco and BJ's Wholesale Club.
We found that BJ's offers a better price on some items, while Costco offers a better price on others. But either way, you can save money by shopping at both clubs.
And there is an ultimate winner.
Yet I can see many awesome deals at Costco as well.
With back-to-school items out on shelves and soon to be off shelves, I thought it would be fun to compare a few of the popular back-to-school snacks at BJs and Costco for price.
Let's find out who is cheaper, or if these two wholesale clubs have the same prices for school snacks.
Honest Kids Organic Juice
Both BJs and Costco sell the same size in this item. 32 ct 6.75 oz each. BJs sells it for $11.99.
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Nature Valley Biscuits
Costco sells the Nature Valley Biscuits with Almond Butter in a 30 pack for $15. BJs sells Nature Valley Biscuits Variety in a 30 pack for $12.99.
Keep in mind BJs would accept a manufacturer coupon on this item as well,
WINNER: BJ's but it would depend on if you want to spend more for less sugar. Hard to really say on this one.
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers
This cost 33¢ a bag at BJs. It costs 31¢ a bag at Costco.
Nabisco Cookie & Cracker Variety Pack
Each wholesale club offers a slight variation on this pack.
For example, you get Ritz Bits Cheese, Chips Ahoy, Oreo Minis, Nutter Butter Bites, and Ritz Bits Peanut Butter in the box at Costco.
You get Oreo, Ritz Bits, Chips Ahoy, Teddy Grahams, and Nutter Butter Bites at BJs.
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Pepperidge Farm Dark Chocolate Milano Cookies
Costco is 36¢ a cookie. BJs is 34¢ a cookie.
Mott's Medleys Fruit Flavored Snacks
This item is part of the Boxtops program too. When you buy two, you get $5 in box tops.
Frito Lay Classic Mix Variety Pack
My husband loves when I buy these, usually once a year! I always grab them at wholesale clubs. At Costco, you will get a variety of Frito lay that includes:
- 12-Doritos Nacho Cheese
7-Doritos Cool Ranch
4-Lay's KC Masterpiece BBQ
4-Lay's Sour Cream & Onion
The price at Costco is $15 for 54 bags. That's only 28¢ a bag.
At BJ's, you get a variety of Frito lay, including Fritos, Lay's Classic, Cheetos Crunchy, Doritos Nacho Cheese, Lay's Sour Cream, and Onion. You get 50 bags for $13.99. This is 28¢ a bag.
So, which club offers the best price on multipack snacks? The answer may surprise you!
BJ's Club actually offers the best prices on most items. However, Costco does have a few deals that beat out BJ’s prices.
Overall, though, if you are looking to save money on your snack purchases, BJ’s Club is the place to go. And don’t forget – both clubs offer discounted memberships so you can save even more!
Sign up for a membership today and start saving on all of your favorite snacks.
To see my favorite back-to-school snacks at BJs, go here.
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