Online shopping can be hassle-free, instant and most the times very convenient, but it can be a pricey thing. Fortunately, there are only a very few ways where you can shop smart and cut down the unwanted cost while shopping online. Have a look at the below online shopping tricks and tips that help you save more and help you get the best deals at the right time.
Make it as a thumb rule — Always look for coupons or deals before you make an online purchase. There are a couple of good sites in India that offers verified and the best coupons on almost anything you shop online. Sites like GrabOn.in, RetailMeNot and more are some examples of these sites. You will find a plethora of coupons and discount deals on a wide range of categories and top online stores like Paytm, Uber, Jabong, Swiggy, and much more. From top online store to small recharge portals, these coupon sites have the best offers on everything.
Keep an eye on “what’s happening”
Yes, you heard it right, many of the online stores might throw a jaw-dropping deal once in a while. Sign up for emails from your favorite online stores, or you can simply click “favorite” or heart an online store at GrabOn to receive all the latest and mind-blowing offers straight to your inbox. A few sites offer welcome discount just for joining their mailing list or for referrals. You can take advantage of this.
Be a part of social network
You know what, anything that is going to be BIG, be it a flash sale or weekend shopping dhamaka aler at a store, most online shopping sites will have them put on their social profiles. So like or follow your favorite online store on Facebook or Twitter, and get alerts on special coupons and huge discounted deals.
Get rid of shipping charges
Many online stores offer free shipping only if you reach their minimum cart value, else you got to pay for shipping charges. Instead, see where you can avoid this extra charge, For example, if a store has a barrier of minimum Rs 500 to get free shipping and you’re short of Rs 100 cart value to reach this minimum amount; I would suggest you to buy an item or two that you may need and you’re sure that you wanted to purchase them very soon. This can help you cut down on shipping charges.
Cashbacks and Payback points
Cashbacks or money back is something where you can earn a certain amount on your purchases while grabbing great deals. Check out for various online stores, retailers and discount coupon sites that offer loyalty programs, reward points and more. For example, you can earn cashback points every time you shop at BigBasket by using GrabOn’s exclusive BigBasket coupons.
Sravanthi is an engineer by education, amateur writer by hobby and content developer by profession. She is a shopping enthusiast with an affinity for shoes and punk music. Being an employee at GrabOn, her job accelerates her passion for everything she loves.