Wondering what Memorial Day 2021 and the Memorial Day sales that come with it will bring? It’s far too early to say, but one thing is for certain: Like any long weekend, it has been transformed into a shopping bonanza. This means we will see steep discounts on everything from iPads and laptops to mattresses and 4K TVs at retailers like Amazon and Best Buy. So if you have something on your shopping list that you didn’t pick up in the run-up to May, this will be the time to buy. Want to bag a bargain now? Check out the 4th of July sales and pencil Prime Day 2020 into your calendar.
When Are The Best Memorial Day Sales?
Memorial Day always falls on the last Monday of May, so Memorial Day 2021 will fall on May 31. You won’t have to wait till then to take home the latest must-have appliance on the cheap, though. Most retailers will start their Memorial Day sales a little earlier — usually the Friday before Memorial Day. This means the best Memorial Day sales will land between May 28 and June 1. Or will they? Some retailers kick off the price-cutting action even sooner. Home Depot is no stranger to rolling out the Memorial Day sale bins as soon as the week before, with its first offers often arriving as early as May 24.
Are Cheap Memorial Day Sales Too Good To Be True?
For every good deal out there on Memorial Day, there are a dozen bad. That’s why it’s important to not only consult an impartial source of buying advice to find out whether the offer you’re looking at is really worth your hard-earned cash, but to also have an understanding of the tricks retailers use to trick customers into thinking they’re looking at the deal of the century. Fortunately, we’re on hand to help — we’ve thrown together some expert advice to make sure you’re getting the best possible deal this Memorial Day 2020. This guidance will also ring true come Prime Day.
- Compare: It can be hard to do this for clothing, but if you’re shopping for electronics, a quick check of other stores can help you decide if you’re getting a good price (if you found the deal here, skip this step).
- Read: Some sales aren’t all they’re cracked up to be, but you have to read all of the details to know that. BOGO could mean a variety of things and mail-in rebates are always more work than they ought to be.
- Think: Deals were designed to get you to make an impulsive buying decision, so make sure you do your due diligence before clicking Buy Now. If an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is. Be sensible.
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