Christmas is almost here, you are probably shopping online or planning on how to get the perfect gifts for your loved ones. There is one disadvantage to the excitement of shopping online, though: it can cause you to spend more money than you originally planned with steep shipping costs and the plethora of online retailers to browse.
Most of us are on our computers or connected to the Internet through a mobile device all day long, making it easy to “window-shop.” Shopping online brings the convenience of being able to purchase things from the comfort of your own home. Just don’t forget, while you’re lounging comfortably, that when you hit “Buy” or “Submit Order” that you are spending money. There are, however, some easy ways you can save when making online purchases. These tips and hacks will help you stretch your holiday budget further and make saving money easier during this time of year.
Clear your all browsing history, cash and cookies in particular
Log out of your accounts, such as Email, Google plus, Facebook etc.
You can switch to incognito mode or browsing with Tor browser.
Purchase at the right day
Use multiple coupon codes tactfully
Leave product in your cart and step away for two or three days
Use online rebate programs at sites such as Ebates.com.
Use your cash back or rewards credit card.
How much better would it be if online shopping could cost us less money instead of more? There’s usually a love-hate relationship involved when it comes to online shopping, and even more so when it comes to saving while shopping. Whether you want a whole new wardrobe or just a new pair of statement shoes, it never hurts to save a little money here and there. Try out one of these tips and you may enjoy online shopping even more next time you browse.