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Imagine waiting for Black Friday to buy something only to find it’s already sold out?
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, and to get yourself the very best Black Friday deals, it definitely pays to be prepared.
As TechRadar puts it, “Black Friday is not a day, it is a whole miniature shopping season of deals.“
Each year, I’ve hundreds slashed off the prices and if it’s not the best day to shop, I don’t know what is!
So if you’re looking for tips on how to score the best deals on Black Friday 2019, you’ve come to the right place.
Tip 1: Set a Budget
The last thing you want to happen on Black Friday is getting caught up in all the exciting deals and end up spending way more than you intended. Worse, stocking up on things you don’t really need because “they’re such a steal. I had to buy it”. Avoid regrettable buys this year so set yourself a budget and stick to it.
Here’s a great read on how to set up your Black Friday shopping budget.
Tip 2: What do you need?
What do you really need? Chances are, when you don’t know what you need to buy, you’ll end up hoarding things you don’t need or miss out on amazing deals of the things that you do need.
Write a list of the things you need, especially if you’re shopping for gifts for the holiday season. Black Friday deals is the best time to shop for presents and this guide from Slickdeals is really helpful.
Now that you have set up a budget, you can allocate mini-budgets for each item you need to buy.
Tip 3: Keep an eye out on your favorite brands
There are many retail shops that take part on Black Friday so keep an eye out on your favorite brands that offers amazing deals.
You can try and search the best Black Friday deals in 2018 and check those brands out for this year. You just might score a sweet deal before everyone else does!
Tip 4: Create a Wishlist
I love creating wishlists! Once I have my budget and know which items I need to buy, I usually browse through my favourite brands and create a wishlist. That way, when Black Friday sale is on, I can check the items that are on my wishlist and buy them.
I know that great things come to those who wait but for Black Friday deals, buying items asap is a must especially if there’s only limited stocks.
Tip 5: Compare Prices
Manually search through websites for particular products you are keen to buy. (Hint: those items on your wishlist!)
Check prices way ahead of the Black Friday sale so you can compare how much it has gone down. The best deals are those items which has the same price all year round and have dipped down for Black Friday.
So don’t forget to bookmark those product pages that you are interested to buy!
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Do you have any Black Friday shopping tips to share? I would love to hear it in the comments below!