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Holiday gifts can be bought almost anywhere these days, but Costco, Sam's Club, and BJ's Wholesale Club are some of the best places to stock up. They offer good deals even now that the Black Friday "doorbusters" are done. Cheapism.com checked the three warehouse clubs to scope out money-saving gift-buying opportunities.
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RESTAURANT GIFT CARDS
Sam's Club sells a five-pack of $10 Cold Stone Creamery gift cards for $40 (essentially offering one free), and the ice cream joint isn't the only choice. Gift cards for Fuddruckers, Steak 'n Shake, and a other eateries are also available. Not a member of Sam's Club? BJ's and Costco offer similar discounts.
Need a gift for a movie fiend? Get a two-pack of AMC "black" movie tickets (they're good anytime and never expire) plus a $10 concessions gift card for $31 at BJ's Wholesale Club. Two tickets bought directly from AMC are $28, but that doesn't include the $10 to blow at the concessions stand.
A four-pack of assorted Godiva chocolates carried at Costco is exclusive to the store, but it's quite a bit cheaper than similar packages sold by the chocolatier. The 27-piece boxes sell for target="_blank" rel="nofollow"$75 ($18.75 per box) at Costco, while a box of just 19 assorted chocolates is on sale at Godiva for $29, reduced from $32. While the selection is different, the savings will likely taste sweeter.
DISNEY JUNIOR DELUXE COLLECTIBLE FIGURE SET
Kids ages 3 and up who tune into Disney Junior might appreciate this 20-piece toy set, and the warehouse club price is cheap enough parents won't mourn the pieces that get sucked into the vacuum. The collection featuring Disney characters from Doc McStuffins, Lion Guard, and Sofia the First is $42 on Amazon but costs $25 at BJ's.
BUILD-A-BEAR EGIFT CARDS
Give a gift of future fun to a little one (or four) with a four-pack of beary merry gift cards. Although the face value is $25 each, Costco sells the group of cards for $80 (a $20 discount). They can be used on separate occasions, or combined to pay for a party.