You don't need to have a membership to make use of some of Sam's Club's services, like the optical center or food court.
Sam's Club's online store and guest pass policy have also made it easier to shop at Sam's Club without a membership.
Warehouse clubs like Sam's Club are known for their huge savings and the variety of items you can buy in bulk.
To access all of the savings Sam's Club offers, you typically need to enroll in its membership program. The annual fee is $45 for a basic membership and $100 for a "Sam's Plus" premium membership, which includes additional benefits like $10 back for every $500 spent and free shipping on any order.
But there are ways to get around spending that extra $45 or $100 a year, including using a Sam's Club guest pass, buying non-member items like alcohol, and eating at the food court.
Here are more ways to shop at Sam's Club without a membership: