Black Friday is arguably the hottest shopping season of the year and smart shoppers take advantage of this to get the items they want at the best possible prices.
Virtually every online retailer in Nigeria offer amazing discounts during this period, and Jumia being one of the top in Africa, you wouldn’t expect anything less from them.
These days, it is more like “Black Week” because many retailers (including Jumia) start their Black Friday sales some days before the Black Friday.
In this article, we will look at the top tips that will help you get the most out of Jumia Black Friday. Although this is post is about Jumia Black Friday, most of the tips mentioned here can also be taken as general Black Friday tips.
So without further ado, here are the top 10 Jumia Black Friday shopping tips…
1. Be Prepared.
Preparation it the key to getting the best deals during Black Friday. It is always a race for the top deals so it is essential to be ready before the promotion begins.
Some of the steps you can take to getting ready are:
- Make a list of items you will like to purchase.
- Have your payment methods in place.
- Make sure you are connected to a reliable internet service because the race for the hottest deals is always hot.
- Get reliable information on how the sales will go.
- Do your research on the items you want to buy.
More details on that at the bottom of this page.
2. Look out for coupon codes.
A lot of items are being discounted during this period, but you can bring their prices down even further with the right coupon.
Jumia give out a lot of coupons and voucher codes to customers who are tuned. To make sure you don’t miss out on this, you need to stay connected to their social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter.
An easier alternative is to watch this page closely because all the Jumia Black Friday coupons and deals will always be posted there.
3. Start your Black Friday shopping early
Althogh Black Friday is the Friday following the Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday in November), most Black Friday sales start some days before Black Friday, including Jumia’s. So to avoid coming late to the deals, it is a smart move to start your shopping early.
4. Have a budget and stick to it.
I get it, there are a lot of exciting deals during this period and it is very tempting to spend money on something you don’t need because the deal was so good to resist. That’s why preparation it important! Have a list of items you want to buy, have your budget in place and stick to it so you don’t end up regretting spending money on something you have no plan of what to do with.
5. Have backup items on your list.
Always include alternatives on your list in case if you miss out on the items you want to buy, because while you are spending time looking for other options, people are grabbing deals.
6. Compare prices.
Jumia is a marketplace and a lot of merchants sell the same thing. Always compare prices to make sure you are buying at the best price available.
7. Consider using a pick up station.
A lot of orders are normally placed during this period and it may take a while for your order to be processed and shipped to you. You may want to use any of the Jumia pick up stations as your delivery address so that you can easily go there and pick your order at your convenience.
8. Shop at the early hours of the day.
This could mean waking up very early to place your deals because the deals for a particular day can be available as early as 12 am sometimes. In this case, you may want to use your alarm to your advantage because any time wasted could mean a deal missed.
9. Remember Cyber Monday.
If your miss out on great Black Friday deals or didn’t complete your entire shopping list, remember Cyber Monday.
Cyber Monday is the Monday following Black Friday and you can also find lots of great deals online on this Monday.
10. Check deal hunting websites.
Consider shopping through deal hunting websites like NairaBargain.com where the site managers are truly experts at finding the best online deals. For instance, on NairaBargain.com you can find the best deals, discounts, and coupon codes for any online store in Nigeria.
You can also download the NairaBargain app to make sure you don’t miss out on any deal.