Many retailers have begun starting Black Friday sales on Thursday (Thanksgiving Day). For those of you who have turned Black Friday into a part of your own holiday tradition (or who just need to take advantage of the discounts), you’ll want to know where to find Thanksgiving and Black Friday deals and freebies.
Popular Black Friday Deals and Freebies
If you plan on participating in Black Friday shopping, you might want to check these out:
- Dell: Dell Inspiron 11 3000 11.6-in Laptop w/Intel Celeron, 2GB RAM for $99. The starting rate is $199. If you’re interested in this deal, you can find it here once it goes live on Black Friday.
- Amazon: Amazon is featuring Black Friday “Deals of the Day” now through December 22 instead of only dedicating one day to all their discounts. You have to act fast, though, because the deals do not last long. Prime members will get early access to some of the best deals. If you are interested, you can sign up for a 30-day trial membership. Bonus: If you shop using Amazon’s voice service, Alexa, you will receive even more exclusive deals, according to the company’s November 16 press release.
- Ebay: If you’re a coffee lover, you’ll love this. You can get the Nespresso CitiZ Espresso Maker at 47% off at $119.01.
- Ebay: Know a chef in your life in need of new cookware? Consider this chef’s star professional grade stainless steel 17-piece cookware set for $179.99, originally $419.96.
- Amazon: Save $250 when you purchase this Sony Alpha a6000 ILCE6000YB Mirrorless digital camera with 16-55mm and 55-210mm lenses included. The sale cost is $698. Considering it comes with lenses, this might be a great gift for the aspiring photographer in your life.
- Amazon: The Amazon Echo will be on sale for $139.99 valid on Thursday as part of the Amazon daily deals for Black Friday.
- Amazon: Expect up to 30% off clothing and apparel and up to 70% off coats and jackets.
- JCPenny: JCPenny is offering daily specials online through Tuesday that end at midnight each day.
- McDonald’s: Use the McDonald’s app now through November 27 and receive $1 off a large McCafe.
- McDonald’s: Get free hashbrowns or fries with an All Day Breakfast meal until November 27 just by using the app.
- Cheesecake Factory: From November 25 -28, you’ll get two certificates for a free slice of cheesecake when you purchase a $25 gift card.
- Dickey’s BBQ: If you are located near a Dickey’s BBQ, they offer $5 and $10 coupons off holiday takeout dinners from now through November 30. You can retrieve the coupon here.
- Starbucks: You’ll be rewarded with $20 off orders of $100 or more when you shop Starbucks.com/shop November 24 through November 26 with free standard shipping.
- Starbucks: As part of their Black Friday deals and freebies, Starbucks’ Verismo V Brewer will be on sale for $99, which is regularly $149. A free 12-count box of Verismo pods comes with the purchase.
- Tevana: Visit any of the Tevana retail stores November 24-27 for buy one, get one free on Artisanal Brewing Kit, select Tea Collections, all prepackaged tea tins, 16-ounce PerfecTea Makers, all holiday infuser mugs and all holiday infuser tumblers. You can learn more here on the website.
Large Retailer Deals
- JC Penny: JC Penny will be offering both online and in-store sales, kicking things off early at 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. In addition to savings on clothes for the whole family and women’s boots, JC Penny is offering up to 40% off on major appliances. You can see their Black Friday ad here.
- Target: One of Target’s biggest doorbusters include their store-wide sale on TVs, which is also available online. The Apple Watch Series 1 will also be on sale starting at $198.
- Walmart: Walmart will have competitive sales to Target, offering discounts on everything from toys to home decor. In fact, they even included a Black Friday sale comparison right on their site. One of their bigger sales will be Philips 55-inch 4K LED HDTV for just $298. Additionally, you can get the DJI Phantom Standard 3 drone at $369, compared to its standard price of $489. Black Friday sales will begin online at midnight on Thanksgiving Day, with in-store sales not starting until 6 p.m.
- Best Buy: Best Buy is typically seen as the place to go for electronics, and their Black Friday deals and freebies reflect this. They also rolled out the Black Friday sales early, and the company is giving free shipping on everything during the holiday shopping season. With Samsung Galaxy Tablets as low as $69.99 and a savings of up $125 on the iPad mini 4 from Apple, there are some deals worth checking out from Best Buy.
- Macy’s: Macy’s started their online sales now as well, with in-store sales starting Thursday at 5 p.m. They will be having some doorbusters on clothes for the whole family, including winter jackets, men’s suits and shoes. Kitchen appliances will also come cheap, with items like slow cookers and panini grills starting at $7.99. Some bigger sale items will be available in-store only, such as the Dyson DC39 Ball Multifloor Pro Canister Vacuum for just $249.99 (originally $579.99). Additionally, another featured item is the Chloe Velvet Tufted Sofa, which will be $499, down from $899.
There are still many Black Friday deals and freebies that have not been released yet. Make sure to contact your favorite retailers to see what sales they may be having if you are looking to get a lot of Christmas shopping done this weekend.
Will you be taking advantage of any of these deals?