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Samís Club Online Holiday Packages Sell In Seconds


Once-in-a-Lifetimeô Experiences and Products Featured in Catalog

BENTONVILLE, Ark. ó Samís Club announced today four exclusive online holiday packages sold in seconds after becoming available this week. The one-of-a-kind experiences and gifts included a speaking role on As the World Turns in New York City and a Criticsí Choice Awards Experience in Los Angeles for $13,500; a spellbinding experience to attend the Twilight World Movie Premiere in Los Angeles for $9,500; four tickets to the Kenny Chesney Dallas Concert for $9,900; and the first electric super car by Hybrid Technologies for $100,000. The car can go from 0 to 60 mph in five seconds without burning a drop of fuel.

This is the fifth year Samís Club has offered the Once-in-a-Lifetime holiday packages. Typically the experiential gifts and exclusive merchandise is made available with the release of the companyís holiday gift and spring catalogs. In 2006, Samís Club sold a $2.7 million Cessna Mustang Jet, and last year the company sold a Hybrid Technologies Electric Smart Car for $35,000.

There is still one holiday package that remains. The Elvis Presley Graceland Trip for $7,800 will become available for purchase December 8, at 10 p.m. CT on More than 33,000 members and guests visited the package web pages since their launch nearly a month ago. The Once-in-a-Lifetime packages are available to Samís Club members only.

ďWe know times are tough right now but Christmas is one of those traditions that hold special meaning,Ē said Scott Williams, vice president of ďThe fact that these items sold demonstrates that unique experiences and extreme value at any price are key this holiday season.Ē

About Samís Club
Samís Club is a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE:WMT). The first Samís Club opened its doors in Midwest City, Okla., in 1983. Today, Samís Club serves more than 47 million U.S. Members with locations nationwide and in Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Samís Club offers exceptional values on merchandise and services for business owners and consumers. Online merchandise and Club information is available at


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