Redeeming your rewards certificate from the Costco Anywhere Visa® Card is a bit more difficult than receiving it. Once you have the certificate, you can only redeem your rewards at a Costco warehouse in the US or Puerto Rico. Certificates are ineligible for redemption at:
When you are ready to redeem your Costco Anywhere Visa® Card rewards, you can present the printed certificate or show a virtual copy of it at checkout. The certificate barcode should be fully viewable to be scanned at the register.
You can only redeem Costco credit card reward certificates for Costco merchandise or cash. Reward certificates are ineligible for travel purchases or as a statement credit. If you make a purchase that is less than the certificate amount, you get the remaining balance in cash when you check out at Costco.
Your credit card reward certificate expires on December 31 of the year it was issued, which can make redeeming it less of a hassle if you don't live near a Costco warehouse. If you have to make a trip for redemption, at least you can earn some cashback on your trip purchases by using your Costco Anywhere Visa® Card during your travels.