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10 Must-Buys at Sam’s Club

At some stores, bargain prices sometimes mean sacrificing quality. Not at Sam’s Club. While it’s true they offer bargains when you buy in bulk, there are bargains on single items too. Here are 10 must-buys at Sam’s Club.

10. Tires

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Tires are expensive, and many places will upcharge you for certain items. However, Sam’s Club offers all the top brands for less. Sam’s Club has an entire auto department that can save you on all your vehicle needs. It even includes a buying program. You can order online and pick up in-store.

9. Paper Products

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Sam’s Club is a great place to save money on paper products such as toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, and paper plates. The best deals are found on Sam’s Club store brand Member’s Mark. Most importantly, you’ll find these deals on high-quality paper products, not cheap stuff that will disintegrate.

8. Gasoline

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Since you’re already at Sam’s Club’s shopping, it only makes sense to fill up your tank while you’re there. Sam’s Club members can expect to save around 5 cents per gallon. That savings alone over the year might cover the cost of getting a Sam’s Club membership if you don’t have one yet.

7. Rotisserie Chicken

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The price of rotisserie chickens at Sam’s Club can work out cheaper than buying chicken breasts or thighs to cook yourself. Plus, it saves you a ton of time. The price of rotisserie chicken at Sam’s Club runs around five dollars a bird. Rotisserie chickens are a great shortcut to numerous, quick weeknight meals.

6. Cereal


The good thing about cereal is this household staple has a long shelf life. You can save quite a bit of money purchasing cereal in bulk at Sam’s Club. The great news is that the store offers variety packs so you won’t be stuck with an over-abundant supply of one thing.

5. Salad Kits

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Salad kits can be one of the most expensive produce items at big-name grocery stores. Sam’s Club offers a variety of options that have everything you need in a single kit. The salad kits have all the separate ingredients packed in perfectly proportioned packets. It saves time and there is less waste.

4. Cleaning Products & Household Items

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Far and away, Sam’s Club is one of the best places to shop to find a wide variety of cleaning and household items that don’t expire. You can save big on things you use every day. Sam’s Club is the best place to buy laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, trash bags, and Swiffer refills.

3. Ranch Dressing and Dips

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If you use ranch dressing or dip often, you’ll save big by buying in bulk at Costco. These items have a good shelf life, not requiring refrigeration before opening, so it’s something you can stock up on. But an even better reason is that many people say the Litehouse Homestyle Ranch at Costco is the only store-but ranch worth buying.

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2. Croissants

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Sam’s Club Bakery is a great place to find fresh baked items. One outstanding item is their croissants. They’re great for breakfast plain, or for breakfast sandwiches. They also make a great item for guests when entertaining. Sam’s Club croissants are a perfect puff pastry, with a delicate, light, airy, texture and a buttery flavor.

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1. Menswear

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Sam’s Club may not be the first place you think of in clothing, but the store has an excellent clothing department. Most notably, Sam’s Club has a very robust selection in its men’s department. You’ll find name brands in golf polos, as well as outdoor wear from Eddie Bauer such as hiking pants, fishing shirts, and more. 

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