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Thanksgiving / Black Friday / Cyber Monday Ultimate Shopping Strategy

November 8, 2018

We can’t believe another year has passed! It feels like it hasn’t been that long ago since everyone in the world was looking forward to shopping the best online sales for Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday! In fact, “Thanksgiving”, and the following days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big celebration days in the United States and will make the online shopping society go crazy. It feels like the whole internet is on sale with discounts of up to 70% or more!

You think the discounts only apply to American online shops? All global online stores, including the United Kingdom, Japan, and other places will participate in the Black Friday sales, so mark this day (23.11.2018) in your calendars, and shop everything from American and Japanese brands to British brands and home appliances! And if overseas online shops only offer national shipping or high shipping fees to India, Buyandship will ship them for you! Simply send your purchases to our closest overseas warehouse and we will deliver your Black Friday orders to you!
Plus we usually ship them even faster than the online shops!

1. Save The Dates for Thanksgiving / Black Friday / Cyber Monday

.Thanksgiving – US time Thursday, November 22, 2018

Every Thursday, the fourth Thursday in November the USA is celebrating Thanksgiving\, and this year it falls onto November 22. Most of the online stores sell fashion, shoes, baby products, toys, personal care, sports or outdoor products, electronic products, etc., and starting with discount, which gives the kickstart to the big Black Friday Sales!

.Black Friday – US time Friday, November 23, 2018

This year November 23, US time, will be the most important day of the year for all shopping fans! Half price off? 75% off? All major online stores will launch a “One Day Deal” or “24 Hours Flash Sale” and other limited-time offers on this specific day. If you have the chance to shop your favorite online shop on a discount, you definitely don’t want to miss out.

.Cyber Monday – US time Monday, November 26, 2018

US time On November 26th, a discount day that used to focus on electronic products such as computers, mobile phones, digital cameras, audio, gaming equipment and more. But of course, there will also be discounts and sales for other categories such as fashion, home goods and more! If you regret not buying enough on Black Friday, Cyber Monday gives you another chance. But keep in mind, some stores only offer Black Friday OR Cyber Monday Sales!

2. Pay attention to the sale time

The West Coast and East Coast of the United States have a time difference of three hours, and most of the online stores will start the discount according to the time of the West Coast. India is 13 hours and 30 minutes ahead of the Westcoast of the United States. So Black Friday will approximately start at 1.30 pm Indian time. (But of course, discounts might also start early!) Most of the online stores in the UK and Japan will start their Black Friday offers on November 23, local time.

3. Prepare a shopping list and pre-open an online shop account

If you want to be well prepared we advise you to open a customer account at the online shops and create a wishlist! So everything will be just a click away from your shopping cart when the discount begins and you can easily check out!
And if you want to be even quicker, you can already fill in our warehouse address, when opening the online store accounts!
Get the overseas warehouse addresses here: Warehouse Addresses

4. Understand the payment method and prepare multiple valid credit cards

Some overseas online stores accept overseas credit cards, while the popular luggage brand Samsonite or the footwear brand Toms only accept Paypal as a payment method. In order to avoid being stuck during the payment process, you can apply for a Paypal Account in advance. At the same time, remember to prepare multiple valid credit cards as well.

5. Different prices on different websites

Keep your eyes open, at different prices on different websites! If you are eyeing one pair of sneakers, don’t forget to check out all the online shoe shops, and not only the official website! Sometimes the popular shoe stores such as Eastbay, Footlocker, Shoes.com, etc. offer higher discounts than the official websites.

6. Selected transshipment company

Most of the US websites do not provide shipping services to India, such as Amazon, Ralph Lauren, GNC, Carter’s, Eastbay and other online stores will only ship within the US. Therefore, Buyandship is here to help you! Sign up with us, send all your purchases to our overseas warehouse addresses and we will deliver them to India for you!