Scoring great deals requires one to start planning early. If you are wondering where to shop on Cyber Monday, this article will teach you more on which stores to choose.
Stores with a clear return policy
It is very easy to fall into scammers traps when shopping during this period. Before you select a merchant, check their rating and volume of sales. Most importantly, confirm that they have good return policies and clearly posted contact information.
If still not sure about the legitimacy of a particular business check its records through the Better Business Bureau. Only pick a store with a good score (A score would be recommended).
Sites that offer waived shipping fees
To save more look for sites that offer waived shipping fees (Not all merchants offer free or discounted shipping coupons). Once again, it is imperative to double check the legitimacy of such coupons to avoid falling for a raw deal.
One might want to avoid stores that have a large number of negative reviews from past customers.
Sites that allow you to save your cart
Even the biggest of all eCommerce sites is not infinite in terms of inventory. There is just so much supply and the demand is fierce. For this reason, it is advisable to save your cart so that you have an easy time shopping.
Ideally, you should save your cart a few hours to mid-night. Note that some sites may timeout your session due to inactivity if you take too long – so get up early on the d-day and start shopping ahead of the queue.
Look for https
Even when shopping for trustworthy merchants it is advisable to take basic security precautions.
Don’t share your credit card information with sites you don’t trust. Before any transactions, check the url address of the page and ensure it has https (not http) before proceeding. The “S” is a symbol that the store is secure and that your personal information will be protected.
Consider stores that offer genuine price cuts
Some stors offer bigger price cuts than others. For this reason, it is important to shop around before committing to any offer out there.
How do you compare different store prices for particular items without wasting too much time? Technology has made this extremely easy. You can download an iOS or Android app which will make the task much easier for you.
Cyber Monday is wonderful discount window for all to exploit. However, before one rushes to shop it is advisable to take some basic precautions.
The tips given above are easy to follow yet highly beneficial to the shopper.