Where to Find the Best Deals This Holiday Season

Where to Find the Best Deals This Holiday Season
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The holiday season can most definitely put a dent in your wallet if you let it. You start by buying a gift for your family member that he or she really needs and then you find that one item your friend would absolutely love. A few hours later you have your hands full of bags filled with presents and an empty wallet! If you are like the many others who are trying to save money on holiday gifts this year, but trying hard not to skimp out on the quality of the items, this list is for you. Here are 10 places to find the best deals of the holiday season.

1 Uncommongoods.com


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If you are looking for unique items, but are on a budget, this is the website for you. You can shop for gifts in your price category, or browse by the specific type of gift you are looking for. Either way your likely to check out with a good deal and an awesome gift.

2. Smartbargains.com


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You know it’s going to be a good deal when the website calls itself “Your Online Personal Bargain Hunter.” Find everything from fine jewelry to shoes to toys for kids... this website has all you can think of at a fraction of the price! They are constantly having new deals and new promotions, so check it out often as the website changes

3. Outlet Malls


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Try going to outlet malls. You may be surprised how you can get the majority of your gifts within one outlet mall. You can get designer quality at very low prices, and have a large amount of stores to look through at once! This website is a great search tool to find outlet malls near your location.

4.Etsy.com


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I’m sure you’ve heard of this online retailer. They specialize in selling handmade gifts and art at low prices! There are thousands of sellers on the website to look through, and for the holiday season the website gives you a guide and some budget friendly options right on the homepage.

5. Groupon.com


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Groupon is a mega source for all things holiday. You can buy Groupon “Goods” which range from jewelry to cool technological gadgets. You can also buy your loved one a Groupon Local Deal that will give them meals at local restaurant, or even a day at their local spa. When buying from Groupon be sure to read the fine print so you know exactly what are you getting when you purchase, as there are a large variety of deals on the website.

6. Your Local Grocery Store

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Your gift can be something to eat too! Make a theme present for your loved one. Try buying a 6 pack of specialty sodas, their favorite candy, and a box of popcorn and get them a new movie or a gift card to amazon to download their own! Grocery stores sometimes sell movies for low prices up near the counter. You don't need to travel far to get a good deal on a present.

7. Minted.com


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Find adorable creations customized to your own liking, stationary, or unique artwork your family will love at a low cost. They even sell home decor. This website also lets you shop by budget or by category. This is another great website to get one of a kind gifts at a great deal

8. Amazon.com

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This one is well known, but oh is it cheap! Amazon has great prices and an amazing variety of goods on their website. They have the "deal of the day" on the homepage of their website, and also have awesome gift guides to help you out with your search. If you are struggling with your holiday shopping, Amazon is always an inexpensive, easy, way to find a gift quick!