Savvy Black Friday Shoppers Win with Time-Saving Apps

Nov 15, 2016

By downloading the right smartphone shopping apps, you can do everything from check pricing to tracking down partners on your shopping team if you get separated. Here are some of the most popular shopping apps out there.

Before you download, be certain that you are on the official app and not a fake – particularly if you have an iPhone. Getting scammed at the holidays is the last thing you need!

Shop Smart & Save

ShopSavvy: allows you to scan the barcode on any item and instantly compare the price to prices offered online and at nearby stores. It provides peace of mind that you’re getting the best price available on any given product. Available on iOS and Android

Black Friday: Deal News’ Black Friday app gives you the inside scoop on the biggest shopping day of the year. The app includes all the Black Friday ads, with sale hours and store information. Perfect for in-the-moment price matching at stores who will match competitor pricing if you can prove the lower price. Available on iOS and Android

ScanLife: A simple way to check deals and price match on the go. Just scan and shop with confidence, saving money and earning awards every step of the way. Available on iOS and Android

Shopkick: This app rewards you for your shopping prowess, so not only will you be saving money on Black Friday, you’ll also be earning points called “kicks” that can be redeemed as a gift card at your favorite stores. Available on iOS and Android

Shopular: Keeps you up-to-date on promotions and events as well as keeps track of your coupons, cash back, and other rewards in the process. Available on iOS and Android

SlickDeals: Powered by a community of more than 2 million members, this app offers up a host of features will help you make on-the-fly Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping decisions. Available on iOS and Android

Travel Smart

Arrive at your shopping destination with clarity and confidence. These clever apps make sure you get to where you’re going by helping you avoiding the road rage and parking scuffles that the busiest shopping day of the year can bring.

Waze: The largest community based traffic app helps “outsmart traffic” and keep you safe and on-time by skirting traffic jams. A must especially on the busiest shopping day of the year. Available on iOS and Android

Parkwhiz: You can now find and book available parking ahead of time! Mobile only rates and directions to your spot are included. Available on iOS and Android

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