Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the gift-shopping season. Many people are impatiently waiting for is the infamous Black Friday sales. The amazing deals which stores provide for this shopping extravaganza are supposed to make your gift-shopping experience simple and stress-free. That is, if you manage to find the right deals on time.
This year, Black Friday will fall on November 24. Many stores have already announced some of their discounts, while some are still keeping their deals secret. Keep reading to find everything you need to know about the existing, upcoming and predicted top 10 deals for Black Friday 2017.
While everyone is eager to buy a new TV, you can book yourself a glamorous vacation for Black Friday 2017. According to the predictions from DealNews, almost every airline will drop prices on flights. However, you should keep an eye on Southwest, United, Spirit, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue because last year they offered domestic flights for under $100. If you are looking for deals for international flights, keep an eye on WOW Air, Emirates, and Norwegian. Here are some predictions for this year:
One-way domestic flights - $20
Round-trip flights to South America and Mexico - $100
Round-trip flights to Europe - $200
Round-trip flights to Asia - $500
On November 1, 2017, Amazon launched its Black Friday Deals Store. Amazon offers almost anything under the sun. The best part is that the discounts have already started. In addition, Amazon launched a new feature in its app which allows customers to virtually place large items (such as furniture) in their home by using their camera. Check out some of the currently available deals:
Samsung 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (2017 model) - $1,194.92 (~ $400 cheaper)
Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote + Echo Dot - $69.98 ($20 cheaper)
YI 1080p Home Camera Wireless IP Security Surveillance System - $44.99 ($15 cheaper)
Deals on Fashion
Whether you're looking for a new outfit for the Christmas party, or to buy some jewelry as a gift, then let us surprise you by telling you that everyone from ASOS, Adidas, and Mango, to Kurt Geiger will have major discounts in honor of Black Friday 2017.
Urban Outfitters – up to 50% off selected lines
Ashley Chloe - Popular Helix Cuff headphones will drop to $99.99
H&M – 20% off purchases and free shipping
MICHAEL by Michael Kors Madison Cashmere-Blend Overcoat - $170 (originally $495)
BJ’s Wholesale Club ad for Black Friday 2017 leaked and they’ve got some good deals on electronics, gadgets, and wearables. Older FitBits are expected to be as cheap as $39. Other budget fitness trackers are very likely to be found for less than $40. Don’t expect the newest fitness trackers to be on sale. Unfortunately, you will have to pay the full price for the Fitbit Ionic ($230) or Samsung Gear Sport ($300) but it is very likely that these brand new fitness trackers will come with a gift card.
Fitbit Alta HR, Blaze or Charge 2 with bonus band – up to $50 off
Garmin Vivosmart HR activity tracker + bonus charger - $79.99 ($50 off)
Garmin Vivofit 3 activity tracker with Garmin MoveIQ + bonus bands - $44.99
For all photography lovers, Black Friday is ideal for getting good DSLR deals. Most of the digital cameras will be bundled with some amazing accessories such as lenses, bags, cleaning kits, photo printers, and more. Even though the kits cost more than cameras only, you can expect them to be about $350 cheaper. It is expected that Nikon and Canon bundles will drop to at least $450. In addition, the Nikon and Canon sites will probably have deals on refurbished models. In 2016, Canon took up to $300 of select items.
Target and BJ’s Wholesale Club have already revealed some amazing discounts for DSLR cameras:
Canon EOS Rebel T6i bundle - $749.99 (save $450)
Nikon D3400 camera bundle - $499.99 (save $400)
Canon Rebel T6 camera - $449.99 (save $300)
GoPro Hero5 Black Bundle - $349.99 (save $50)
Canon DSLR EOS T6 2 Lens Kit Bundle - $450 (save $300)
You can always find some amazing deals on Wayfair, but their deals for Black Friday always stand out. Wayfair gives up to 80% off all home categories. If you have wanted to buy yourself a modern new sofa, now is a perfect time. This Corrigan Studio sofa has a modern design, excellent ratings and it is 65% off during the Wayfair Black Friday 2017 sale. The sofa used to cost $2,100, but now you can get it for $740.
Typically, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are discounted by $200 during the Black Friday sales. Best Buy already offers the 13-inch MacBook Air model with 128 GB SSD storage for $799. The MacBook Pro 13-inch model with 120 GB SSD is expected to be $1,099 and the 15-inch model with 256 GB storage can be found for $2,149, which is a discount of $250 from the retail price.
Even More Laptops
If you need a laptop but you’re not the biggest fan of Apple products, don’t worry. Stores make sure that everyone gets what they want for Black Friday. In 2016, the cheapest laptop was the Dell 11.6” Laptop which sold for $98 (retail price is $199). However, keep in mind that this laptop has very low performance – only 2GB of RAM memory and 32GB of storage. Expect the cheapest high-end laptop to be $325. Best Buy already has some amazing Black Friday 2017 offers, so check them out:
Dell Inspiron 15.6-Inch Touch-Screen Laptop - $349 (save $150)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3-Inch Screen - $599 (save $400)
HP 15.6-Inch AMD A-6 Series Laptop - $169 (save $91)
What awesome gear will you be grabbing this Black Friday? Let us know in the comments below!