Yes, all Costco memberships are non-transferable.
The member must be present.
If they don’t have someone else’s name on the account, you can try to get yours added.
EDIT: whoops, for some reason I didn’t read “returns.” I used to be a cashier, and I’ve never worked in membership.
Can I return an item for someone else?
However, either way, you should always try to keep receipts, especially if you buy something as a gift for someone else. Remember legally, only the person who bought the item has the right to exchange it or claim a refund but most stores allow for others to return goods, so long as they have proof of purchase.
Can I return something to Costco that was a gift?
Most gifts can be returned at any time, although there are certain exceptions — such as electronics and appliances — which must be returned within 90 days of purchase. Gift returns are usually refunded onto a Costco cash card, which can be used by both members and non-members.
Can I return something to Costco without membership?
If not, you need to know the name of the Costco member that bought it for you. You g in, but not to the shopping side, you go to the return side. Ask them if they can look it up. Ask if you can look for an exchange, or possible an uneven exchange, and let them know you are not a member.
Does the cardholder need to be present for a refund?
Always provide the cardholder with a completed credit transaction receipt as proof that you have honored their refund request. Merchants in the U.S. must deposit their credit transaction with the acquirer that processed the original transaction.
Can you get a refund on someone else’s card?
The card used to buy the item: if the item was bought on a credit or debit card then the refund will usually be applied to that card. If you don’t fancy asking whoever bought the present to get the refund and give you the money instead, you’ll most likely have to make do with an exchange or a credit note.
What stores can you return items without a receipt?
Most of the stores listed below will return or exchange an item without a receipt and give you 90 days or more to make the transaction.
- Bed Bath & Beyond.
- L.L. Bean.
- J.C. Penney.