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22/11/2021 - 

Black Friday 2021: 3 Smart Shopping Tips

It’s almost time for Black Friday 2021 and you know what that means. You’ll be bombarded with tempting Black Friday deals, and you’ll want to get them all. If you have an unlimited budget, that’s great. But if you’re trying to limit your spending, Black Friday can easily get quite overwhelming.

If you need a little help finding the balance between discount shopping and staying within your means, we’re here for you. Below, we’ve put together some shopping tips to help you make the most of Black Friday deals without breaking the bank. Black Friday 2021

Black Friday Shopping Tip #1: Make choices early on

Black Friday 2021 means shopping deals across all product categories. It’s tempting to overbuy in this context. That’s why you need a Black Friday shopping strategy. For it to be a success, you need to start early.

Make a list of what you need and what you absolutely do not. Some items on your list will be worth waiting for Black Friday deals to buy. For example, kitchen gadgets and electronics tend to get their biggest discounts around Black Friday.

Other items such as clothing or cosmetics get regular discounts throughout the year. Very likely, they’ll be even more discounted if you wait and do last-minute shopping before Christmas. Otherwise, you can always wait for the next seasonal sale opportunity.

If you want to enjoy Black Friday 2021 without regrets, a great start is to focus on finding deals for the items on your list that rarely get discounted. The rest can wait.

Black Friday Shopping Tip #2: Look for deals beyond the obvious

What are the obvious Black Friday deals? Product discounts. If you want to make the most of Black Friday 2021, look further - to service discounts.

Service discounts

Any business is trying to attract clients around Black Friday. That applies to service providers as much as anyone else.
For example, mobile operators often offer discounts on mobile devices, calling rates, or online top up. There are numerous options beyond mobile phone services as well. Check what your electricity, internet provider, or even favourite entertainment services such as Spotify or Netflix have on offer.

Black Friday gift card deals

Next to service deals, check out Black Friday gift card deals - e.g. on platforms like Mobiletopup.co.uk. You stand a chance to win one of ten €50 gift cards or a brand new iPhone 13 by purchasing any product between 22-29 Nov 2021!

Why buy a gift card on Black Friday? Because you get a good deal now and you can use the gift card within a period of 6 months to 10 years afterwards. If there’s one thing that helps avoid overspending, it’s the lack of time pressure. So give yourself the time to enjoy Black Friday deals even beyond Black Friday 2021.

Black Friday Shopping Tip #3: Don’t pay with your credit card

Si vous avez peur de trop dépenser, voici le conseil ultime. Les cartes bancaires sont If you’re afraid of overspending, that is. Credit cards are designed to tempt you to spend more than you have. To stay safe from overspending, leave your credit card at home.

Instead of a credit card, pay for your Black Friday deals with a prepaid credit card. It works simply - you pre-load a shopping budget of your choice on a prepaid card. Then you can use it to pay at thousands of places online or offline. The best part? You can only spend what you’ve pre-loaded on the card.

If you decide to make use of Amazon Black Friday deals, you can use an Amazon UK gift card instead of a prepaid credit card in the same way. That will help you limit your spending, and if you have some remaining balance left on your gift card, you can still use it within 10 years.

Ready for Black Friday 2021?

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