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9 Ways to Save More Money at Best Buy

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April 04, 2016 · 6.9k Views

1.  Best Buy Outlet (formerly CowBoom.com)

For savings on tech and appliances your first stop should be the Best Buy Outlet on Best Buy. Herein lies clearance, open-box, refurbished and pre-owned items that can save you up to 85% off from original prices. All outlet items are also verified, covered under warranty and you can easily return and exchange if the product is found defective.

 Bonus Tip: You can easily shop for items on a budget by browsing their clearance discounted 50% off or more.

What to look for:




  • Open-Box prices which can drop the price a few bucks down

  • Price Match Guarantee - look for this label on above every product, Best Buy is willing to offer a price match on these select products at your time of purchase if you call 1-888-BEST BUY (see more details below)

  • Customer Reviews - this one is obvious but make sure you read the reviews before you buy so you can avoid the hassle of having to return your product!


2. Price Match Guarantee

Best Buy offers price match guarantee online by phone and in-stores. Run a quick Google search on the product you want and if you find a lower price on the web, give Best Buy a call at checkout and they’ll match the price for you. 

Best Buy will match competitor’s online and in-store prices from these major merchants:

  • Amazon

  • BH Photo Video

  • Crutch Field

  • Dell

  • HP

  • Newegg

  • TigerDirect

  • More details and exclusions at Bestbuy.com


3. Best Buy Weekly Ad

Local promotions may be different depending on your area so double check your weekly ad to see what kind of deals are currently available. Browse through everything from Apple iPhone, drone toys, kitchen appliances to DVDs, FitBits and more.


 Bonus Tip: scroll down on the ad page and spot Best Buy’s Trending Deals. You’ll find highly discounted item there.


4. Deal of the Day


Best Buy has different Deals of the Day that only last for 24 hours. We’ve found some really good discounts by checking this page daily so be sure to take a look! You can check out all their hottest deals for every category to see if the product you want is on sale.


5. 20% Off All New Games with my Best Buy Gamers Club


If you’re like one of us going after the newest game, consoles and gaming gear, the Best Buy Gamers Club won’t fail you. The Gamers Club Unlocked is $30 for a 2-year membership. You can easily off-set the cost if you find yourself buying up every new game! With the unlocked card, you’ll get:

  • Extra 20% off new video game software

  • $10 in Reward Certificates when you pre-order and purchase

  • Extra 10% bonus trade-in credit

  • Extra 10% off pre-owned games

  • See more details and perks at bestbuy.com


Otherwise, you can also join my Best Buy reward program for free and still get access to exclusive member-only discounts.


6. College Students Deals


Like most retailers, Best Buy offers exclusive discounts reserved for college students only. Just provide your .edu email to qualify for student offers. You can save $50 off a new iMac or MacBook and more.


7. Best Buy Credit Card


Find yourself back at Best Buy a few too many times in the year? You might want to consider signing up for a Best Buy Credit Card so you can get an extra 10% back on your first purchase and 5% back in rewards on all other purchase thereafter. As a member, you’ll also have the option to finance your big ticket purchases from home appliances to HDTVs.  


8. Trade-In Program

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Looking to trade in your older devices for a new one? See how much you can get for them at Best Buy and check back on their trade-in page for new offers to help you save on the latest tech.


9. Best Buy Coupon Codes

Best Buy store coupons and online promo codes are rare and few in-between but they do exist! Did you know that Best Buy offers 20% off codes you can use on home and personal care items? You can grab the store coupon or use code SAVEONSMALLS at checkout online for your discount. This promotion ends on April 30, 2016 but check back on our Best Buy page for similar offers.


 Bonus Tip: you can also visit this page for more Best Buy appliance and personal deals!

Not a part of Best Buy but if you ever want to know when the best time to buy certain tech deals and such, here’s a comprehensive infographic for your convenience:

Source: UMB.com


How do you find the best deals from Best Buy?





monster1991 profile picture
I wanna be the very best like no one ever was. Couponing is my real test, to cut them is my cause. I will travel across the land, searching far and wide. Each store to understand, the discounts that's inside.
scorpion650Apr 05, 2016
Thanks for the informative post!

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