Six Tips for Finding the Best Holiday Deals
- Go to Google. Search for phrases such as "Toys"R"Us free shipping" or "Babies"R"Us promo codes." There are several sites that often appear in the search results, such as Retail Me Not, that aggregate all valid promo codes for select retailers.
- Sign up for e-mail lists. Some retailers will offer a discount just for registering to receive their e-mails! Others, including Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us, send exclusive coupons to their customers.
- Start tweeting. Sign up for Twitter and start following your favorite retailers. Some will run Twitter-only promotions while others will tweet their best deals and promotions. Start by checking out @toysdeals @ToysRUs, @BabiesRUs, @eToys, and @BabyUniverseCom.
- Register for rewards. Find out if your favorite store offers a free Rewards programs and sign up right away! Rewards programs can offer free gifts, exclusive coupons, or "members only" sales. Joining the Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us Rewards"R"Us program will give you access to all of the above.
- Pay attention to deals sites. Bookmark and subscribe to deals sites' (like Toys.com) RSS feeds. There are many coupon sites to choose from, so here are a few of our favorite destinations to get you started: