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Costco Gold Star Membership & TrueEarnings Card

Rewards Program Information

Program Benefits

The Costco Gold Star Membership is available for individuals who want to purchase products at Costco mainly for personal use

  • One additional card is also provided for another member of the household at no additional charge
  • Gold Star Membership is valid for one year at any Costco Wholesale worldwide, and at
  • Costco will refund the membership fee in full at any time if members are dissatisfied
  • Countless services provided
    • Gas Station
    • Fresh Meat
    • Gourmet Deli
    • Fresh Produce
    • 1-Hour Photo
    • Pharmacy
    • Fresh Bakery
    • Food Court
    • Optical Department
    • Hearing Aid Center

Earn Rewards Without a Credit Card?


How to Redeem

Costco Gold Star Membership members do not earn rewards or cash back unless they apply for a TrueEarnings Card from Costco and American Express

  • Once Costco Gold Star Membership members apply and get approved for the TrueEarnings Credit Card, they may redeem their cash back rebate at the Costco warehouse for Costco merchandise, cash, or cash equivalent
  • The coupon has no value if not redeemed in person at a Costco Warehouse before the expiration date
  • If a cardmember cancels their TrueEarnings Card before redeeming their rebate, their annual reward will be forfeited

Annual Fee ($)


No Expiration of Rewards?


Expiration of Rewards Info

TrueEarnings Card from Costco and American Express

Rewards rebate certificate will expire on the date shown on the certificate and must be redeemed at a costco store before that date otherwise it is unredeemable


No Max Earning Cap?


No Max Earning Cap Info

Receive 3% on the first $4,000 in eligible purchases each annual reward period of gasoline at Costco and domestic stand-alone gas stations

  • 1% thereafter
  • Individual purchases of 75 gallons or less 
  • Excludes superstores, supermarkets, convenience stores, and warehouse clubs other than Costco

Requirements to Join

Must be 18 years of age

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Current Promotions

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