The 14 Most Expensive Things You Can Buy at Costco
Drop the 24-pack of toilet paper and get ready to luxury-shop at your favorite members-only wholesale club. These pricey items will change the way you view Costco.
Big price tag
With its buy-in-bulk options and classic items like the forever-$4.99 rotisserie chicken, Costco provides multiple bargains. However, that does not mean you cannot go all out in the store. Some items in Costco come with a very hefty price tag—here’s 14 that we found.
Private jet membership
Private jets and Costco membership might not seem to go hand in hand, but with a membership to Wheels Up, a private jet service that charges a $17,500 initiation fee, you’ll get a $3,500 Costco Cash Card. That means more shopping opportunities when your jet lands! Check out all the things you can do (and buy) at Costco without a membership.
Costco can be there for you when tragedy strikes. You can buy a variety of caskets from Costco through their partnership with Prime Casket Co. But be warned, the cheapest option you have will set you back $900.
Should you want to skip a walk to your local dealership, consider buying your next SUV at Costco. For example, a 2020 Cadillac Escalade sells for a cool $75,195 (but you’ll pay way less as a Costco member), and you can bet it comes with all the latest bells and whistles. Use these tips for saving big at Costco, whether or not “SUV” is not on your grocery list.
Should your fiancé hand you a small box with a Costco logo, rest assured that it’s as high quality as a ring from any other luxe jewelry retailer. Take this emerald-cut platinum wedding ring priced at a cool $14,999.99—it will sparkle like no other and has the official paperwork to back up its quality. The diamonds may be legit, but these are the things you should never buy at Costco.
To dazzle your guests, consider installing this 178-pound chandelier in your foyer. With its cascading crystal chains of heirloom grand cut crystal and 30 lights, just think how it will make your space sparkle. At $2,499,99 it’s a steal! These items are about to get way more expensive.
Enjoy working out indoors? The ProForm Tour De France Exercise Bike features 22 levels of magnetic resistance and a 10″ full-color touch-screen display. It’s nearly $800—but think of what you’re spending at your local gym! These are the Costco shopping perks members love most.
Wagyu Beef steak
Is $900 enough to spend on dinner? This Japanese Wagyu New York Strip Loin Roast costs just that. It’s 11 pounds of meat imported from the farms of Japan and is sure to impress your guests with its buttery-sweet, beefy goodness. This is why professional chefs love Costco beef.
No need to venture to a boutique mall to pick up a Prada Double Zip Tote. This high-end leather bag comes with gold-tone hardware and a snap closure on the sides and is just the right accessory for that next business meeting. Learn more Costco secrets revealed by a former employee.
Your kids will love this nearly $13,000 Backyard Discovery Eagle’s Nest Elite Playset, replete with a rock climbing wall, crow’s nest, or the swings. Who needs to play at the park?
Giant teddy bear
There are stuffed animals and then there’s Costco’s 93-inch stuffed plush bear that could have been an extra in the movie Ted. The $290 toy weighs almost 50 pounds, is eminently huggable, and will definitely take over a big corner of your kid’s bedroom! Make sure you know these 15 secrets Costco employees won’t tell you.
Green thumbs of all stripes, from beginner to master gardener, will love the Riga XL 6 Professional Greenhouse for just under $10,000, thanks to its heavy-duty aluminum framework, Dutch barn doors, shelves galore, a professional ventilation system, and solar light. While you’re shopping, don’t forget to pick up a lot of potting soil. Don’t miss this list of bizarre things you never knew you could buy at Costco.
Purchase Plaza Osetra Golden Farmed Sturgeon Caviar for $559.99 and you’ll get made-in-Bulgaria superior quality Malossol Caviar (color ranges from amber to brilliant gold) that serves 7 to 12, all in a vacuum sealed tin. Now that’s a fancy party. These are the foods nutritionists always buy at Costco.
Jura Coffee Maker
Step aside, Starbucks. With the De’Longhi PrimaDonna S Fully Automatic Espresso and Cappuccino Machine, you’ll be able to brew lattes and cappuccinos—up to 12 coffee bar varieties—for your BFFs at the touch of a button, all for just under $2,300. Reviewers say the froth it makes is “exceptional.” Over one million people have bought this popular Costco item.
Who needs to go to a spa when you can bring the spa to you? For a mere $9,000, the Evolution Spas Oxford 121-jet, 7-person whirlpool spa has four pumps, a high-efficiency heater system, a full-body lounger, and three captain chairs with neck/shoulder jets. Relaxation is imminent. These are the best Kirkland items you should be buying at Costco.