Sunday, June 12, 2011

Tips for those last minute Father's Day gifts

Father's Day is coming up and if you're like me you are just now thinking about what to get for the fathers in your life. I love saving money whenever possible and wanted to share some great online shopping tips from Barry Boone, owner and founder of, a Web site clearinghouse for promotional codes that directs shoppers to timely bargains and discount codes. (You'll find some great Father's Day online discount codes at the end of this post!)

1) Check for Promotional Codes: Always check for a coupon or promotional code online before checking out. Finding a discount code Web site through your favorite search engine only takes a few seconds and could save your family anything from free shipping to 50 percent off or more.

2) Compare Prices: If you know the exact product you want to purchase, it pays to visit several online retailers to compare prices. Some Web sites can help shoppers find the best price by providing a list of online stores in a particular category.

3) Pay with Credit Card: Security of credit card information is a top concern when shopping online. In general, it is far safer to use a credit card than a debit card. Most debit cards do not offer the same level of protection as a credit card does when making an online purchase.

4) Review Carefully: Always take time to review the final checkout screen. Be sure to confirm that your order reflects the correct items, quantities and pricing before you click “submit.”

5) Protect Your Privacy: One of the most important steps of online shopping is how to find Web sites that are safe and secure. It is important to keep your personal information out of the hands of identity theft predators. Be sure to read the site’s privacy policy on information sharing, and don’t unintentionally opt-in to having your information shared with third parties.

6) Sideline Sales Tax: Some merchants are required to collect sales taxes in your state, while others may not. It can save you money to check several online retailers if the merchant you are about to purchase from wants to charge sales tax.

7) Beware of Shipping & Handling Fees: Pay close attention to shipping charges. Some retailers make up for their “low” prices by padding the shipping fees, so be sure you are getting the lowest possible overall price.

Here are some great Father's Day Discount codes too! Receive 5 % off tool purchases with code TOOLSFORDAD Receive 10% off with code DADGRAD Receive 10% off with code DADGRAD Receive Free shipping on order with codes DADFS1
Original Penguin- Receive 30% off order with code OPGDAD30
Perry Ellis- Recieve 30% off slecetd items with code FATHERSDAY30AF Receive $5 Shipping on $150+ order with code WDADSDAY
Kiehls- Free shipping on any $30 order with code FATHERS
Carol Wright Gifts- Save $4 off $40+ order with code CWLDAD
Vosges Haut-Chocolat- Save 15% off with code DAD15            Save 10% off with code DADGRAD Free shipping on $75 or more with code CATDAD1 Save 10% on all wine club memberships with code CLUBDAD Receive free shipping on all orders over $99 with code SHIP4DAD


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