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Online or in-store? Which is better for finding good deals?

Online or in-store? Which is better for finding good deals?
Posted at 3:37 PM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 21:34:08-05

Shopping in the store certainly has its benefits. Sometimes you need a little help. Maybe you like to try things on and you don't like the hassle of returns.

But shopping in stores can be dangerous when looking for deals.

Online shopping can be great, but what about that pesky shipping cost? 

First, browse through discount finding sites like Retailmenot and Coupon Cabin. There you can find coupon codes for thousands of sites for free shipping or a percentage off of your order. Or, you can shop on December 15, it's free shipping day! Thousands of retailers will offer free shipping on merchandise. Plus they guarantee delivery before Christmas!

Another great option is to order online and pick up at the store. Sometimes you have to wait a short time to have it shipped to your store, other times it's there in stock and it just takes a couple of hours.

Many of us know about Amazon Prime's free two-day shipping for $79 a year.  But have you ever heard of Shoprunner? Shoprunner will cost you the same and give you free returns at several stores.  Want that service for free?  If you have a Paypal account, you can sign up for a free two-year subscription.

If you're going to shop online, at least try hard to get it delivered for free!