Cyber Monday is the Monday following Thanksgiving Day in the US. Thanksgiving Day is always the fourth Thursday in November and it’s a big celebration. Cyber Monday is always the Monday following Black Friday. We list all the Cyber Monday Toy Deals.
Why Cyber Monday?
The origin of the name Cyber Monday appears to go back to 2005 and a press release which coined the term. Since then the name has stuck and the day has developed into a bit of a festival of savings for those who shop online.
Like Black Friday, Cyber Monday has only been going in the UK for a few years but it has become one of the most popular shopping days of the year. Traditionally, this is the day reserved for the best online discount deals in the run up to Christmas.
Cyber Monday Toy Deals may include the toys that appear on the Christmas Lists.
This looks set to be a key time to make online purchases and take advantage of great deals. However, no-one can be certain which goods will be discounted so if you’re looking for something specific you may have to watch daily deals. Amazon has daily offers for Toys and Games. See Today’s Offers in Toys and Games at Amazon.
Amazon’s Christmas toy predictions
Everyone has been waiting to see what’s on the Amazon Top Toys Christmas 2017 list. As reported in Toy World Magazine on 28/9/17, the biggest online retailer has a mix of traditional and technological presents on this year’s list. Remember that Amazon Prime is a good investment if you plan to purchase through them. A free 30-day trial period is available. Smart shoppers get this ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Also see Best-selling Toys at Amazon
To get Cyber Monday toy deals, you need to be prepared
You may be surprised how early some people start planning Christmas presents. However, the rise of social media means the top trends can come and go very quickly. You don’t want to buy something they desperately want in June and find it’s ‘out’ by December. This is especially true of the toy crazes.
Shop around for the best toy offers
Everyone likes a bargain but clever marketing means they are getting harder to find. See our Toy Offers page for more details. Prices do go up and down so you need to keep an eye on toy offers from the major retailers. Signing up for deals is a good idea although you will find your inbox is flooded with offers which may or may not be any good. Most websites have a dedicated page for offers. Here’s Amazon’s Today’s Offers in Toys and Games. Also look at the sales pages on websites although note the ‘must have’ toys will probably not feature there.
Check social media for toy offers
I used to look for discount codes on the internet and often I’d be lucky. However, these searches now rarely find you offers unless you want to sign up to one of the large discount sites. Even when you do think you’ve found something, it’s often out of date and a bit of a time-waster. I’m finding that social media is far more immediate but you have to be quick. Toy offers on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram don’t hang around for long.
Buy now and return later
Shrewd shoppers check the returns policy very carefully when they buy goods. Some products – including the ‘must have’ toys – can sell out very quickly so you could buy now at a good to fair price and then wait to see if better deals come up later.
Get free postage
Buying online is more popular than ever. I like to go to shops to see the products in ‘the flesh’ and then go to the internet to get them cheaper. Try to get free P&P when you buy from the internet to cut costs. Amazon Prime offers free next day delivery on qualifying goods as well as access to a wide range of products, services and special discounts. Worth checking out if you buy a lot of stuff from them. It’s £7.99 a month and you can cancel any time so you could get it for a couple of months before Christmas.
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