Not sure when is the right time to dig into those holiday sales to find the best deals? Let us help you figure it out. In this article, we’ll be sharing a buying strategy that will help you attack those deals at the right time and maximize your savings.
Seasonal bargain hunting
The key is to buy items after the season has ended. If you’ve been shopping around for deals, by now you already know that everything will go on sale. Spring and summer items go on sale in June and July. And winter items are offered at low prices in January after the holidays have ended. This is done so that stores can make room for new items. Shop around after the holidays to get the stuff you need at the lowest price possible.
Hunting before the season
Real bargain hunters plan their shopping well in advance to make the most of the deals. Try to shop whenever you get the best deals, instead of being at the mercy of the stores when you are desperate for items in season. You’ll find several deals throughout the year. You just need to stay alert and buy things in the off-season that you’ll need in the future.
Digital bargain hunting
When you’re hunting for the best holiday deals, remember to do a price check. You don’t need to visit multiple stores. There are several online resources you can use to compare prices and find amazing deals. You can easily find a list of sites on PriceGrabber and Google Shopping™ to compare prices before you purchase an item. Rebate apps can help you get cashback on your purchases. You can sign up on popular coupon sites to get coupon codes and deals. Also, don’t forget to sign up for your favorite store’s email list to get alerts on sales and other promotions. You can also download the store app to score some deals and coupons.
Bargain hunting sales you can’t miss
While there are numerous major sales held during the year, there are some small deals days you might not know about. Check out the following list to snag deals on these days when the time comes:
January: New Years & Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February: Valentine’s Day & President’s Day
March: St. Patrick’s Day
May: Mother’s Day, Memorial Day & Hurricane Tax-Free Holiday
June: Father’s Day
July: Fourth Of July and Amazon Prime Day (usually mid-July)
August: Back To School Sales Tax Holiday
September: Labor Day
October: Columbus Day & Halloween
November: Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday
December: Cyber Week (first full week in December), Free Shipping Day (mid-December), Super Saturday (last Saturday before Christmas), Christmas Day, Boxing Day, & New Year’s Eve
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