6 tricks for Memorial Day shopping
No need to flock to the indoor malls this Memorial Day weekend to get the good deals. Rather, celebrate the start of summer by shopping online — something you can do from your poolside lounge chair while sipping on that drink with an umbrella.
Here’s 6 ways to save big this Memorial Day weekend, including some of the best sales to usher in summer.
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Buy a new mattress:
If you’re in the market for a new mattress, Memorial Day weekend is prime shopping time. You’ll get the best deals this time of year. It’s definitely time to replace your mattress if it’s been 8 years since you’ve last done so. (Here are some other expert mattress shopping tips.) Mattress.com is having a Memorial Day sale, plus you’ll earn Cash Back from ShopAtHome.com and free shipping on purchases $299 and more.
Book that summer vacation:
If you’ve been dreaming of a beach vacation or a lake getaway, Memorial Day weekend is a good time to commit to those summer travel plans. Airlines, hotels and travel sites like Expedia and Orbitz roll out summer sales. Here’s how you can save on some of summer’s hottest destinations.
Add to your summer wardrobe:
It’s about to be final call for swimsuit shopping. (Wait until a few weeks after the pools open, and you’ll find a hodgepodge of mismatched separates!) The good news is summer essentials like swimsuits, shorts, and tees get major markdowns over Memorial Day. Check out the sale at Old Navy, where tanks, tees, shorts, and swimwear are 50 percent off. Several sales are happening at Macy’s, including extra discounts on clearance, 50 percent off women’s sandals and 50 percent off men’s casual shirts.
Smarter grocery shopping:
Whether you’re hosting a backyard burger-and-beer bash or have RSVP’d to a Memorial Day barbecue, and you are bringing a side dish to share, check out free, printable grocery coupons from ShopAtHome.com.
Deck out your patio:
From patio furniture to grills, outdoor living essentials also go on sale Memorial Day weekend. Some notable online sales to check out: Cost Plus World Market for fun ways to jazz up your backyard (think: whimsical string lights and outdoor umbrellas that will provide a canopy of color) and Sears for sales on appliances and grills.