Well Thanksgiving is coming up, and that means Black Friday is almost here! And that also means long lines, standing out in the cold, and wrestling for the last Nintendo Wii on the shelves. With all the madness that ensues during the mad rush to get in on the Black Friday sales, how can you be sure you’re getting the best deals? Here are a few tips on making sure you’re getting the most out of Black Friday.
There are websites out there that specialize in just finding consumers the best deals, a quick Google search will find you sites like SlickDeals, FatWallet and DealCatcher. There are even sites that specialize in Black Fridays deals like BlackFriday.info, BFads.net and BlackFriday.com.
Many of the deal sites listed above have newsletters set up where they send you the latest Black Friday news and leaked ads. Manufacturers and retailers also have newsletters and usually release their ads right before Black Friday, take advantage of them and sign up for newsletters. You can always opt out of them later.
A lot of the time spend on Black Friday isn’t actually shopping, but standing in line. So plan ahead and determine which stores have the deals you’re looking for, and be prepared to be in line very early. If you have every thing planned ahead of time you’ll save a lot of time and potential headaches.