Former Employees Reveal Best Tricks To Hack Your Next Costco Trip

People are flocking to Costco right now to stock up on toilet paper, sanitary products, and massive bags of rice. Whatever reason you’re at Costco, it’s always important to know how to get the most out of your trip (whether you’re stocking up or not).

The massive warehouse retailer can be pretty overwhelming so luckily, we’ve collected these tips for hacking your next Costco trip—and they’ve come to us straight from current and former Costco employees. They know all the ins and outs of this store, and soon, you will too.

Seriously, Stay Away From Brand Name Products

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Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Yes, Costco has incredible deals on brand name items, but their discount brand Kirkland is just as good, if not better. People swear that the Kirkland toilet paper is better than Cottonelle and half the price. Even the Kirkland batteries are made by Duracell.

You’re already buying in bulk, why not buy the bargain brand too?