Black Friday: Getting the Best Deals

by Nancy

Black Friday is one of the best times to find the perfect deal that you’ve spent the entire year looking for, but only if you know how to go about finding that perfect deal.  Trying to engage in black Friday shopping without a plan is asking for frustration and disappointment.  If you want to get the best deals you need to prepare.

Here are just a few tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Black Friday shopping!

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A lot of people have made a tradition out of Black Friday shopping. Family comes home for the holidays and will sometimes embark together on an early morning Black Friday run to try and track down some great deals on tech, fashion, and more. Since 2020 and the COVID pandemic, a lot of stores have moved Black Friday promotions to online. You can scour the web for everything you want for the holiday season.

1.Price Check Everything, and Price Check Early

Most stores will actually start up their deals before Black Friday, some stores as early as a week in advance.  If you can score discounted items before the general madness of Black Friday, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying the money you saved.

2.Be Prepared for a Long Day

Many retailers offer early bird deals for those shoppers who get there early in the morning. Early morning shopping has the added benefit of increased availability on the purchases you want to make. But Late Night Shopping during Black Friday is just as good a method to save money. What many people may not know is that many of these retailers also offer late shopper deals on top of normal Black Friday deals. So to make the most of your shopping day, be prepared to get to the stores as early as possible, and to stay out shopping as long as possible as well.

3.Prioritize Your List

While everyone hopes to get everything on their shopping list, this is usually not feasible.  Getting your list in order of importance will help you make the most of your time and set you up to get the items you need at the best possible prices.

4. Use Discounted Gift Cards

Black Friday offers great deals, but you can get even better deals if you make use of  discounted gift cards.  There are plenty of sites that offer discounted gift cards for a variety of different stores and retailers.  If you do your shopping with a discounted gift card, you will already be saving money before you make any of your Black Friday purchases.

Black Friday deals are available for everyone who attempts to go shopping, but only those who have a plan in mind will get the items they want at the best possible price.  If you want to get the best deal you need to be prepared to use every advantage you can.  Black Friday can be an amazing opportunity, but only if you rise up and seize it.