Costco US Switch to Visa Postponed Until Summer

February 9th, 2016 · 49 Comments

If you are a Costco US shopper, Costco announced last year that they would be switching from American Express to Visa for cards accepted in stores, as well as for their Citi co-branded card.  This change was due to take place on April 1, 2016, but has now been pushed back to sometime this summer. […]

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Update from American Express about Costco Card Partnership

July 24th, 2015 · 7 Comments

I recently received the following message from American Express that provides a bit of an update on the situation with the American Express Costco card.  I think they could have been a bit more timely in sending this out since it has been six months since the announcement, but better late than never I guess. […]

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Costco US Agrees to Citi Co-Branded Card and Visa Network

March 2nd, 2015 · 23 Comments

Well, all of the speculation about Capital One becoming the new co-branded credit card partner for Costco US was for naught.  Costco announced today that their new card partner will be Citi!  In addition, the new card network will be Visa.   This change to Citi and Visa will take place across all locations in the […]

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Costco US Ends Relationship with American Express

February 12th, 2015 · 55 Comments

As I reported in December 2014, Costco US had begun looking for bids from others to provide their co-branded credit card and after the change in Canada, it didn’t really look too promising for American Express.  But today they’ve made it official, Costco US and American Express are parting ways at the end of their […]

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Will Costco US Replace American Express Too?

December 9th, 2014 · 16 Comments

In September I wrote about Costco Canada replacing American Express with Capital One MasterCard as their exclusive credit card provider.  Now it seems that Costco US might be considering replacing American Express too.  This would be a really big step for Costco US, as well as a big change for all of the Costco US […]

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