Good Morning America: Thanksgiving Dinner or Shopping?
A lot of stores are opening their doors even earlier this shopping season, starting on the day of Thanksgiving. Which has a lot of people asking themselves whether they should go shopping for cheap TVs or whether they should spend their time with their families, eating turkey and watching football.
And you better believe a lot of people are going to choose shopping over spending time with family around the dining room table.
Good Morning America: How to Get the Best Shopping Deals
Good Morning America said it is important to have a shopping plan on the big day or it may just be a waste of going.
With so many stores competing to get customers in the door, such as Kmart, Walmart, Sears and many others, what is the best way to figure out where to go? Good Morning America suggested using www.dealnews.com, a website which lists the best places to get the best deals for Thanksgiving shopping.
GMA: Black Friday Budget
Second, find your level of commitment. I know it may seem crazy, but knowing how much you are willing to spend and when you are willing to go could be the difference between a couple $100.
Doorbuster sales are the way to go, according to GMA. The doorbuster sales are limited quantity, in-store only items the store will take a loss on just to get you in the door. Some of the best deals around include:
- 32″ TV for $97 at Kmart.
- 50″ LED TV for $299 at Sears.
- iPad 2 for $399 at Walmart plus you get a $75 gift certificate to the store.
- Asus laptop for $250 at Best Buy.
And those are just scratching the surface.
So what are you going to be doing this Thanksgiving? Shopping or eating? (Shop from home while you eat with Oprah’s Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide.)