With the current tough economic climate, more and more people are rightly thinking about ways to cut back on spending while still maintaining the same level or close to the same level lifestyle. With the Christmas season soon upon us, this makes finding the best Christmas gifts for 2010 for a bargain that much more important. One of the best ways to obtain discounts on the best Christmas gifts involves bargain shopping using cash back incentives and promos for Christmas gifts 2010 in addition to various other discounts offered by various merchants.
With the amount of discounts and promos offered by various online merchants, it does not make sense to pay full price for any Christmas gifts for 2010 or other gifts for that matter. Once you compile your Christmas list and start shopping for the best Christmas gifts for 2010, look for discounts and promotions offered by merchants whether this is in the form of a reduced retail price, free or reduced shipping or a combination of both. Online shopping makes it so much easier to shop and look for discounts and promos. You will also not have to deal with any crowds.
There are various websites online that offer an additional benefit for shopping online at the various websites of the multitude of popular merchants featured on their websites. This additional benefit offered is known as a cash back incentive. When you visit these websites and follow the link featured on the site for your favorite online store and make a purchase at the merchant's website, you will receive a portion back of the amount that you spend at the merchant's website usually up to 25%. This is on top of various discounts and promos offered by the merchant. What could be better than this?
This additional incentive is only available to online shoppers that visit online stores by first visiting the websites that feature these popular online merchants. If you visit the online store directly, you will miss out on this cash back incentive. If you are trying to reduce your expenses, it makes sense to take full advantage of this cash bash incentive in addition to discounts and promo codes during your online shopping. Leaving money on the table makes no sense at all.
The only requirement is to register at these websites for free and provide a valid email address to allow for your online spending at the various merchants featured, to be allocated to your account. Disbursement from your account to you of the accumulated cash back amounts is on a quarterly basis mainly in the form of a check or using Paypal. This quarterly disbursement allows for the normal merchant return period to expire.
If you decide that you do not like your purchases, you may return them to the merchant in accordance with their normal return policies. All the merchants' customer policies apply as normal even when you use these websites to access your favorite online store.
With the holiday season upon us, various merchants are increasing and even doubling the cash back incentives offered on to customers. For instance, popular discount website Groupon has increased their cash back from the normal 3% to 6%. This means that in addition to the normal discounts that you will obtain by using Groupon, you will also get 6% cash back on what you spend.
Other popular merchants featured at the site that have increased their cash back incentives include eBay (1% to 3%), Newport News (2.5% to 5%), Piperlime (2% to 8%), Clinique (2% to 8% ), Spiegel (2.5% to 5%), Disney Store (5% to 7%), Old Navy (2% to 8%), Restaurant.com (15%) and so on and so forth of the thousands of popular stores including Walmart, Target, JC Penny and DSW. This cash back is in addition to discounts and promos that also include free shipping offered by these merchants.
This makes finding bargains during the holiday season for the best Christmas gifts 2010 that much easier to enable you to find the best holiday gifts for 2010 for your friends and family. Spend some time "window shopping" at the various online store featured at these websites offering discounts, promo codes and cash back incentives to help you compile your Christmas shopping list and the Christmas gifts you will be purchasing.