Holiday helpers and hints
Holiday deals and promotions
Keep an eye out for special promotions on Costco.com leading up to and
on Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber
Monday, as well as daily deals for
Costco’s 15 Days of Christmas campaign.
Sign up for regular emails through
Costco.com to stay on top of holiday promotions. Members can also find current
warehouse coupons on the site.
Shipping is already included in most
items on Costco.com. UPS, Federal
Express and the U.S. Postal Service are
the carriers used for standard and express
deliveries. Restrictions for shipping availability depend on where you live, so be
sure to check Costco.com.
There are three shipment options for
large and/or bulky items, depending on
Curbside. Items are delivered to the
curb at the end of your driveway.
Threshold. Shipping agents will
deliver your items beyond the main
entrance of your home or garage. A signature is required, and the carrier will contact you to set up an appointment.
White glove. White-glove carriers
deliver merchandise that requires special
handling or setup. Delivery includes in-home setup and removal of packing
materials. The carrier will call to set
up an appointment.
If you need assistance regarding an
online order, you’ll be pleased to know
that Costco’s call center hours have been
extended for the holidays. From November
1 to January 18, you can reach the call center at 1-800-955-2292 seven days a week
from 5 a.m. PST to 8 p.m. PST. For more
information, click “Customer Service” on
wreaths, garland, gift wrap and much more
can be yours with the click of a mouse.
Everyday errands can feel burdensome
during the holidays, which is why Costco.com
can help make your simplest tasks a breeze.
Stock up on these necessities at Costco.com.
Parents will find a wide variety of baby
products—everything from formula, bottles,
diapers and wipes to baby monitors, nursery
furniture, car seats and more—to keep the
household running smoothly.
Don’t forget Fido during the holidays.
Regular supplies, such as food, grooming
items, flea medications and health supplements, are easy to order on Costco.com. You’ll
even find an organic version of Kirkland
Signature™ dry dog food and several brands of
treats. Top values can be found on dog beds,
kennels, crates and even chicken coops.
Health and beauty
High-end and everyday health and beauty
products are sure to keep you returning to the
site. Look for top-notch skin- and hair-care
items, in addition to makeup and personal-care devices. Be sure to check out the Beauty’s
Most Wanted collection of high-end and
exclusive products from top names in the
beauty industry. The section also boasts premium values on diet and nutrition supplements, as well as vitamins.
Business and office
Small-business owners and those who
work from home can stock up on necessities
through Costco.com. The Business Center
can deliver items right to your door, be it
office supplies, break-room snacks, restaurant
equipment or janitorial items.
Online Photo Center
Costco’s online Photo Center makes cre-
ating holiday cards and photo gifts a snap.
Upload your photos and choose from several
gift options, including photo books, canvas
prints, posters, calendars and more (see
related story on page 101). The design tool is
easy to use for customized presents in a flash.
No time to plan that holiday meal? Don’t
sweat it. On Costco.com you’ll find options for
a decadent occasion, including gourmet meats
and seafood, cookies, chocolates, spices,
snacks, gourmet coffee and Starbucks cocoa.
There’s even a selection of caviar and hard-to-find delicacies, such as Sid Wainer & Son
Whole Prosciutto Toscano and D’Artagnan
Spanish Serrano and Mangalica Ham.
You can even order a nice bouquet for a
festive centerpiece. Fine and imported foods
also make magnificent gifts for the foodie in
your family. Depending on the item, fresh
and frozen foods are shipped with gel packs
or dry ice via next-day or second-day air or
UPS 3 Day Select.
Save a trip to the pharmacy by having
Costco deliver medications to your door.
Costco’s online pharmacy tool allows you to
order new prescriptions and refills for home
delivery to keep you well throughout the holidays. Sign up for the Auto-Refill Program
and never be without your medications.
Whether you’re in search of the perfect
gift this season or you simply need a hand getting everyday necessities in order, think
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