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CyberMonday tips to bag bargains

By Krystal Allan – bio | email

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - For those who missed out on the Black Friday bargains, there's still time to bag the best buys without leaving home.  CyberMonday, touted as one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, will get underway Monday, November 30th. 

A good place to start bagging the bargains on CyberMonday is cybermonday.com.  More than 700 companies like Macy's, Nine West and Best Buy are on the site offering discounts, free shipping and gifts with purchases.  For those who sign up, hourly specials will come directly to Facebook or Twitter accounts.

Pricegrabber.com or pricespider.com are sites to check out for comparison shopping among stores.  You can find out who is selling that perfect gift online for less.

Dealio.com is also an online site to comparison shop.  The site, however, also offers online coupon codes, some with savings up to 60 percent, for online shopping at Old Navy, Target and Toys-R-Us.

If you're looking for bargains at local stores and restaurants, check out retailmenot.com.  The site allows you to type in a zip code and check out special deals like we found for restaurants like Al Fresco Italian Bistro in Biloxi and Los Tres Amigos in Gulfport.  You might, however, check with the stores before you go to make sure the deals are still valid.  The site also offers printable coupons on a wide array of products from retail to grocery items.   

The Biloxi Chamber offers discounts to local stores on its website http://www.biloxi.org/.  The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce is working to offer something similar on its website, http://www.oceanspringschamber.com/.

One last note, if you get alerts from your favorite stores already, keep an eye on your inbox Monday.  You'll likely receive some CyberMonday specials from those stores.

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