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Pop quiz: what is? It's a trick question: one happens on a Friday, the other happens three days later. Because let's face it, Cyber Monday is actually just Black Friday, part 2. It is an extension of the last, the capper to weeks and weeks of Thanksgiving seasonal sales. (Next: weeks and weeks of Christmas sales.)
Indeed, although there may be exclusive exclusive Cyber discounts on the actual day, you might find a Black Friday "remnant" that is exactly what you want. Here is the full list of– including a low on the iPad 10.2, which was $ 250 on Black Friday, but currently has dropped to $ 230.
Here are a few other recommendations – and if they sound familiar, it is because they are similar to the recommendations I routinely shared with regard to Black Friday (and for that matter Amazon Prime Day).
Shopping with a money back service  Services such as BeFrugal, Rakuten (formerly Ebates), Mr. Rebates and TopCashback offer extra savings at many, if not most, online stores – often with increased percentages before and during the big weekend after Thanksgiving. For example, 3% can become 6%, 8% can become 12%, and so on.
Even cooler, you get that bonus even when those devices are for sale. So if something is taken into account and you get bonus money on top of that, that is like a double dip. (The triple-dip naturally uses your cash-back credit card. You still get those savings; a cash-back service does not interfere with it. And for a quadruple-dip you throw a coupon code in the mix. It is rare, but not impossible. Are Cyber Monday deals & # 39; the best prices of the year & # 39; but are they really? In some cases you can find out with the help of Honey, a free browser plug-in that you show the pricing history for individual products in stores such as Amazon, Best Buy, Kohl & Walmart, and when you shop Amazon, use CamelCamelCamel.
What is the point of getting that information? if a product is ever priced lower than you see now, chances are it will be again, for example, in the run-up to Prime Day, Amazon sold its full-size second-generation Echo smart speaker for $ 70. dropped to $ 65. If you watched Camel, you know – and you know you have the option to wait until it gets that price (or better) again.
Comparison store while you shop
There is another browser add-on that I recommend, called PriceBlink. In addition to finding coupon codes for you while you shop, it also compares prices in other stores. So if, for example, you shop at Fitbit Versa 2, PriceBlink warns you if the same product is available elsewhere for less money. Unfortunately, it is currently only available for Chrome.
Honey, PriceBlink and Camel also have wishlist functions, which means that if Cyber Monday does not produce the price you want for a particular item, you can set a warning and they & # 39; I will inform you if and when a price reduction occurs.
As you probably suspected, these tips and tools are not specific to Cyber Monday (or any other sales day). You can and must use them throughout the year.
Originally published earlier this year.
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