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Costco Black Friday Deals: How to Score the Best Bargains

Costco Black Friday Deals: How to Score the Best Bargains

Costco is a mammoth of truncated price tags and impressive deals – especially during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Here’s everything you need to know about Costco Black Friday deals 2023 – Plus, how to sign up for free deal alerts, so you can easily stay on top of the newest Costco Black Friday deals.

T’is the season for Costco Black Friday deals. And that’s not just it’s $5.99 massive pumpkin pie – although that’s a bargain in itself I can’t pass up.

It’s Costco’s focus on chopping price tags that’s distinguished it as one of the more cost-friendly retailers, famous for rock-bottom prices on bulk items. Especially during Black Friday.

This Costco Black Friday you’re looking at Apple products, Dyson vaccums, Samsung TVs, Sonos speakers and more. There’s a particular focus on tech and electronics. It’s worth counting down the days and staying alert for when these deals drop.

While this post will take you through what you can expect, it’s impossible to know exactly when individual Costco Black Friday deals will drop. Especially considering Costco’s launching its deals in four distinct waves this year.

You may want to sign up for Costco Black Friday deal alerts with Visualping, a simple price tracker that’ll notify you when Costco launches new Black Friday deals, and when an individual product you’re monitoring goes on sale. Especially during each new wave of Costco Black Friday deals.

You won’t have to worry about repeatedly remembering to check Costco’s website. Just get set up with Costco price tracking and let the deals come to your inbox.

Read on to learn everything you need to know about Costco’s Black Friday deals in 2023 – including when Costco launches its deals, and an overview of the best bargains to be looking out for this Black Friday.

Does Costco have Good Black Friday Holiday Sales?

You bet it does.

I wouldn’t underestimate Costco. It might not be at the forefront of the pack with Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon, but it’s got more to offer than a freakishly affordable pumpkin pie – especially in terms of electronics and tech.

Costco Black Friday 2023: What to Expect?

On sale at Costco this Black Friday are TVs, laptops, tablets, vacuums and small kitchen appliances. Costco should be one of the first places you check for TV deals.

But it’s Black Friday deals actually span a wide variety of product categories – probably more so than most other retailers:

  • Popular tech gadgets, like earbuds and smartwatches.
  • Toys and games for kids.
  • Food, including gift sets to help you cross off some gifts on your holiday list.
  • Clothing and accessories.
  • Jewelry, including necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets.
  • Home goods spanning from pillows and bedding to furniture.

Want Costco Black Friday deal alerts?

Sign up with Visualping to monitor any Costco product page and get notified of the Black Friday deals you can’t miss.

STEP 1: Enter the URL you want to monitor
STEP 2: Enter your email address

When Does Costco Black Friday Start?

The Costco Black Friday sale officially starts October 31. Its holiday sales will launch in four distinct waves throughout November.

It’s difficult to predict which items will go on sale in each wave, so definitely plan to check out the deals during each wave.

Or, to avoid the effort and stress in rechecking Costco’s website at the start of each wave, just sign up with Visualping and get alerts when new deals drop, or a product you’ve got your eye on goes on sale.

It’s a simple online price tracker that’s free and easy to use.

When new Black Friday deals launch on Costco’s Black Friday page, or the price on a specific product page you’re monitoring drops, Visualping will notify you.

  • Pre-Black Friday; warehouse and online deals: Oct. 31 – Nov. 13
  • Black Friday; warehouse and online deals: Nov. 14 – 28
  • Thanksgiving; online deals only: Nov. 24
  • Post-Black Friday and Costco Cyber Monday; warehouse and online deals: Nov. 25 – 28

Can you Shop Costco Black Friday Deals Online?

Yes! Even when the doors are closed, Costco’s Black Friday deals are available online.

Online shopping is recommended. You don’t have to deal with standing outside early in the morning, and battling through crowds and cashier lineups.

What Time does Costco Open on Black Friday 2023?

For those shopping in person, Costco will open at 9 a.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Costco will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2023.

But don’t fret – you can still shop at during the Thanksgiving sale.

How can I get Costco Black Friday Alerts?

Sign up for Visualping for price drop alerts on Costco’s website during Black Friday.

Visualping automatically monitors the product pages you want to keep an eye on, and alerts you when there’s a discount. You can monitor Costco’s Black Friday page and get notified when a new wave of deals launch. Booyah.

What is Visualping?

With over 1 million users, Visualping is a website change detection and monitoring tool that has been mentioned by NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Politico, among other press, as a simple and easy-to-use tool for getting price alerts.

How does it work?

When it detects a page change – such as the original price crossed out, with the new Black Friday price next to it – you get an email alert. The alert includes a screenshot of the web page, with all the changes highlighted for you to see.

There’s also a link, at the bottom of the alert, so you can navigate to your monitored page and make your purchase – promptly, before the discount catches on and everyone else rushes to snag the product for themselves.

To check for changes, Visualping takes automatic screenshots of the product page at regular intervals – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc – and compares each image to the last to check for changes.

Is it free?

Visualping is free, with several affordable subscription options for higher frequency monitoring. Check out Visualping’s pricing to learn more.

Does it Do More than Costco Black Friday Sale Alerts?

Visualping isn’t a tool tailored to just Costco. You can use it to track discounts from any retailer you want. It’s commonly used for Amazon price tracking, Best Buy price tracking and Walmart price tracking.

As well as for deals, Visualping is often used for in stock alerts to track product availability online. When an item is back in stock, savvy online shoppers get alerted.

For instance, it’s been used as a PS5 stock checker, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X tracker.

On a more serious note, during the baby formula shortage in mid 2023, Visualping was used by many parents as a baby formula stock tracker.

And getting setup is easy.

How to get Costco Black Friday Sale Alerts?

To stay on top of Costco Black Friday deals, simply navigate to Visualping’s homepage, and copy and paste the URL of the product page you want to track.

Next, customize your monitoring settings, such as the part of the page you want monitored, how often you want the page checked, and the email address you want the alerts sent to.

To add items to a watchlist, simply repeat this process with each product page URL you want automatically monitored for changes.

And you’re done!

Step-by-Step Instructions on how to get Costco Black Friday Deal Alerts:

Step 1: Go to the homepage, and copy and paste the URL of the product page you want to monitor into the search field on Visualping’s homepage. You don’t need to first sign up. Click Go.

Step 2: Once the page appears in the viewport, select the part of the page you want monitored. For price tracking products, this is the part of the page surrounding the price.

Step 3: Specify the frequency you want Visualping to check the page – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc.

Step 4: Type the email address you want the alerts to be sent to. Click Start Monitoring, and that’s it!

Step 5: Visualping will send you an email, asking you to make a password for your account. Don’t forget to do this. The password completes your account, and allows you to login to your user-dashboard, where you can view all your Visualping monitors and email alerts in one location.

Set it and forget it – We’ll let you know when the best Costco Black Friday deals become available.

Happy Costco Black Friday deal monitoring!

Want to be notified when there’s a price drop?

Sign up with Visualping to monitor any product’s price, and get alerted when there’s a discount.

Want to be notified when there’s a price drop?

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Want to be notified when there’s a price drop?

Sign up with Visualping to monitor any product’s price, and get alerted when there’s a discount.

Start Monitoring Now (It's Free)

Emily Fenton

Emily is the Content Marketing Manager at Visualping. She has a degree in English Literature and a Masters in Management. When she’s not researching and writing about all things Visualping, she loves exploring new restaurants, playing guitar and petting her cats.