8 Apps to Help You Save Money on Black Friday
Black Friday is the day to shop 'til you drop—but your bank account numbers don't have to take a deep dive. We've rounded up the best money-saving Black Friday apps that will save you a few extra bucks this week.
Stashing some extra holiday cash is as simple as tapping "download." Whether you're shopping strictly online or you're making a plan of attack for the mall stores, we've got an app for every kind of Black Friday shopper. Use these Black Friday apps to find the best coupons and sales, save money at online check-out, and even earn gift cards to your favorite stores, just by walking into stores this Friday! Whether you're looking for Black Friday tech deals or you just need to find good deals on stocking stuffers, you can save even more on already-great Black Friday discounts. While most people associate Black Friday with an empty wallet, you can purchase the big-ticket items on your wishlist knowing you got the best deal.
With Thanksgiving meals to prep and family coming to town, there's a good chance you are going to be making multiple runs to Target this week anyway. Whether it's to grab an extra roll of parchment paper or to buy an extra set of flatware for that cousin who RSVP'ed at the last minute, Target is a natural go-to for every day items. But don't forget about the big Black Friday deals that are already on their way—with Target App, you can set your preferred store and peruse the Black Friday deals on electronics, toys, and apparel ahead of time so you'll know exactly what to put in your cart when you walk in the door. The Target app is available on the App Store and Google Play.
The Black Friday circular ads can be overwhelming. With a shopping list that includes gifts for your spouse, in-laws, parents, kids, besties, and coworkers, it can be difficult to keep up with which store has the best deal on each product. With Shop Savvy, users can scan the barcodes of products before checkout to compare prices of the same product at other retailers. Plus, you can build a digital wishlist before you head to the store, and ShopSavvy will notify you of the best price on each product. Why pay more if you don't have to? Savings could be waiting for you at the other end of the mall! ShopSavvy is available on the App Store and Google Play.
Get your Black Friday kicks! Shopkick users earn “kicks” by entering and shopping at participating stores. Kicks can be cashed in year-round for gift cards to some of your favorite retailrs, so now is the perfect time to download it because Shopkick is offering bonus kicks for Black Friday shopping. You can earn rewards simply by walking in to a store—no purchase required! Now that's a deal we can get behind. Shopkick is available on the App Store and Google Play.
There's no reason to bring every single ad with you on your Black Friday shopping excursion. Flipp will keep track of them all digitally— coupons included! Plus, you can quickly and easily build your shopping list between turkey and pumpkin pie. Flipp even keeps track of your favorite stores, brands, and products and makes sure you find the best deals. Before you head out on Black Friday, be sure to add all of you're store loyalty cards to the app. Flipp makes sure you get all of the bonus bucks, points, and rewards you can. Flipp is available on the App Store and Google Play.
Planning ahead and shopping efficiently are the keys to scoring all of the best deals on Black Friday.The Walmart app has maps of their stores, including their special Black Friday displays, which means you can make your game plan before you even walk into the store. When you head to Walmart for their Black Friday tech deals, plan to hit one of the Black Friday parties the brand plans to host on Thanksgiving. The Walmart app is available on the App store and Google Play.
You can’t celebrate Black Friday without also celebrating Cyber Monday. Honey saves you money on all of your online shopping. Once downloaded, Honey automatically scans your online carts for applicable coupons and promo codes. It will also let you know if another site has an even better deal. You can download Honey to your preferred browser to be sure you're getting the best deals on Cyber Monday purchases or on Black Friday deals you can shop online.
With a shopping list that includes gifts for your in-laws, parents, spouse, kids, besties, and coworkers, it’s impossible to keep track of which stores have the best deals for which products. But Shopular can keep track of all of the ads on your phone—including the coupons! Each deal and promo code is tested and verifies so you are ready when you hit the checkout line. Shopular is available on the App Store and Google Play.
Always trust your fellow shopaholics. SlickDeals is a community of shoppers that share the best deals they find for both in-store and online. Let SlickDeals know what products you have your eye on to receive alerts of the best prices and deals. SlickDeals will also alert you to nearby deals. Be sure you have your notifications on during your Black Friday shopping! SlickDeals is available on the App Store and Google Play.