How To Get A Free BJ’s Membership

Looking for a free membership to BJ’s Wholesale Club? You’re in the right spot as this post will share how to get a free BJ’s membership from 1-day shopping passes to 3-month free trials! Explore all the free membership offers below!

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BJ’s Free Membership Offers

BJ’s has several membership options, with the lowest annual membership starting at $55 a year (The Club Card Membership, formerly called Inner Circle Membership) and the highest annual membership costing $110 a year (The Club+ Card Membership, formerly called Perks Rewards Membership).

While some may find it crazy to pay a fee for the right to shop, there are reasons why 5.5 million people are BJ members. For example:

  • Grocery prices are 25% lower than grocery stores (and BJs also accepts manufacturer coupons)
  • Low gas prices at club pumps via BJ’s Gas Savings Program with special offers that reduce gas prices up to another 30¢ per gallon

So if you want to test out what the hype is about, why not get a free membership or day-pass and try it out? Below are all the ways you can get free access to BJ’s Wholesale Club!

BJ’s 3-Month Free Trial Membership

BJ’s 3-Month Free Trial membership allows you to experience the full benefits of a Member. This offer works for new members only and you can only get one of these trial memberships per household.

Simply enroll via the link above and then come to a BJ’s store to show a photo ID at a member services desk in order to get your member card. No payment is required and the whole club won’t automatically renew your membership when it expires.

Ninja Update: BJ’s Wholesale Club has ended the 3-month free trial offer. I’ll update this post when it becomes available again. Scroll down for other BJ’s offers.

~60% Off BJ’s Club Membership

Love BJ’s and want to become a member for a full year? For a limited time, you can get The Club Card annual membership for just $20 (normally $55). That’s over 60% off of the standard price!

The Club Card gets you:

  • 25% off supermarket/grocery store prices
  • Same-day delivery on online orders (in as little as 2 hours)
  • Shop BJs.com and pick your order up in the store (w/ free curbside pick-up)
  • Discounts at BJ’s Optical, BJ’s Tire Center, and BJ’s Travel
  • Everyday low prices at BJ’s Gas

The best part about this offer? If you’re not happy with your membership, BJ’s will give you a 100% refund!

Note this specific offer is not valid at clubs located in the Cape Coral, FL; Fort Myers, FL; Pensacola, FL; Port Charlotte, FL; University Park, FL; Noblesville, IN; Canton, MI; Chesterfield, MI; Madison Heights, MI; Lansing, MI; New Albany, OH; Ross Township, PA; South Fayette, PA; La Vergne, TN; Mt. Juliet, TN; and Madison, AL.

BJ’s 1-Day Shopping Pass

BJ’s 1-Day Online Pass allows non-Member guests to experience the benefits of BJ’s Online Access Membership for 24 hours without purchasing a membership from BJs.com.

  • Guests enrolled in BJ’s 1-Day Online Pass are restricted to BJ’s “Ship It” service only. Free “In-Club Pickup” and “Same-Day Delivery” are not permitted.
  • Guests enrolled in BJ’s 1-Day Online Pass are not able to use clipped coupons, but will receive BJ’s wholesale price for “Ship It” orders.

The one-day shopping pass is located at the bottom of the page in the link below.

Ninja Update: The one-day pass is currently not available. We’ll update this section when/if it does.

BJ’s 1-Year “Free” The Club Card Membership

BJ’s Wholesale Club is offering new members a discounted rate of $30 on the first year of membership. Additionally, $30 will be added to your BJ’s card to be used within 30 days of sign-up, effectively making this a “free” yearly membership.

This is a limited-time offer that expires on 1/31/24 and requires enrollment in auto-renew.

Offer not valid at the following clubs: University Park, FL; Cape Coral, FL; Davenport, FL; Ft. Myers, FL; Port Charlotte, FL; Pensacola, FL; McDonough, GA; Noblesville, IN; Canton, MI; Taylor, MI; Chesterfield, MI; Lansing, MI; Wayne, NJ; Ross Township, PA; South Fayette, PA; New Albany, OH; Greenburgh, NY; and Midlothian, VA.

American Express: Spend $55 and Get $30 Back on BJ’s Membership

American Express cardholders can get $30 back when they spend $55 or more on a BJ’s Membership with Amex Offers.

Amex Offers is a program designed to offer cardholders exclusive deals and discounts when they shop at participating businesses. These offers are associated with specific American Express cards and automatically provide statement credits when the card is used to make eligible purchases.

One of the best aspects of Amex Offers is that you can stack them with other deals. For instance, you can purchase an annual membership of The Club+ Card using this deal to get it for $70. Then, if you use an American Express card that also features this Amex offer, you can receive an additional $30 back.

Your out-of-pocket cost is only $40 for a membership valued at $110!

BJ's Membership: $20 Amex Offer
(Image from American Express)

T-Mobile $20 1-Year BJ’s Membership

T-Mobile is offering their customers a one year membership to BJ’s for just $20 (regularly $55). If you’re a T-Mobile customer, then see this T-Mobile Tuesdays post to learn how to get this deal.

BJ's Membership: $20 T-Mobile Tuesdays Offer
(Image from T-Mobile)

The Bottom Line

My parents shopped at BJ’s when I was a kid. They loved the savings. There are so many everyday items you can save money on, especially if you buy them in bulk.

The place kept kids busy too while the parents shopped – I have very fond memories there. Our local store had a Sega Genesis set up for children and I remembered playing Altered Beast for hours with my brother… I may have aged myself 🙂

Now as an adult, I split my time between BJ’s and their other warehouse club competitors – Costco and Sam’s Club. BJ’s has a slight edge on the other two clubs because they’re the only club that allows manufacturer coupons.

Other free membership deals you may be interested in are Amazon Prime and Walmart+.

About John Pham

John Pham is a personal finance expert, serial entrepreneur, and founder of The Money Ninja. He has also been fortunate enough to have appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report. John has a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and a Masters in Business Administration, both from the University of New Hampshire.

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Brianna parker
Brianna parker
1 year ago

The link for the free 3 month trial isn’t working

Carol
Carol
11 months ago
Reply to  Brianna parker

Any idea when this will be working again?
A separate question does BJs still accept food stamps?

donna
donna
1 year ago

how do I apply for a free 1yr. membership .

Shelly delphia
Shelly delphia
1 year ago

How can I get the 3 months free for BJ’s? I can’t find any link to fill out.

Peter Shlong
Peter Shlong
1 year ago
Reply to  Shelly delphia

Shelly honey. You overlooked the “Ninja update” that read the offer was ended.

yier
yier
2 years ago

Thank you. This is a great deal. I already had the first $10 deposited into my account, about 3 days after my enrollment. I would never have signed up for BJ but for this post. It is a great opportunity (money-making). Don’t miss it! (I am not affiliated with themoneyninja, nor with BJ. This is just personal feedback.)

Kathy lamere
Kathy lamere
2 years ago

They were going to charge me 55 dollars ca. I get a temporary pass please