Who doesn’t like a bit of shopping? There are some things I prefer to go into a physical shop to purchase, however there are ways shopping online saves money, so I do spend a fair amount of time shopping online if I think I can save some money. After all any money I can save means more for days out and holidays doesn’t it.
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What ever I am buying, I will ALWAYS check TopCashBack first to see if I can get any cashback on my shopping. It all adds up. For example we bought a new single bed and received £4.14 back from the cost of the £79 bed. Ordering the Smiggle advent calendar and some stocking fillers netted £1.29 cashback.
Larger amounts have been when booking our Walt Disney World holiday. I booked through Topcashback and received almost all of the deposit back in cash back. That was over £100! If you’re not already a member of a cash back site, I can highly recommend joining TopCashBack.
Discounts and Deals
The internet is an amazing place, and very often you can find a discount or a deal to suit what you may be buying. I will always make a quick search to see if I can find a discount or deal to be had on the delivery costs. If I am buying tickets for a day out such as to Legoland then I will always check out this site to see if I can save money on the ticket prices.
When I am shopping with vouchers, they can often be worth more if you are able to use them online. By combining your voucher value with a discount or free delivery option, you are saving money by not having to travel, and spend money on parking to collect the items you want.
Advance Access To Sales
There is almost always a sale on somewhere isn’t there. If you frequent certain websites a lot, it’s worth signing up to their mailing list as you will often receive advanced notice of big sales happening, and sometimes you will get advanced access to the sale prices. It’s a great way to beat others to products you may already be coveting.
Leaving Orders In The Basket
One of my favourite tricks when shopping online is to browse the site, fill my basket and then leave the page! Yep that’s right walk away, pretend you don’t want that order anymore. More often than not within twenty-four hours, you will receive an email offering you a percentage off your order. It’s a great trick I try all the time and has saved me quite a bit of money over the years.