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We here at Reviewed like to think we know a thing or two about snagging incredible deals. After all, we shop them every single day! Whether we’re reporting on massive, once-a-year sales, such as Wayfair’s annual Way Day event, or finding price lows on some of the best items we’ve ever tested, there are a few key practices we follow to ensure our readers are getting the best markdowns possible on the best items on the web.
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But we’re going to let you in on a little secret: You don’t need high-tech tools to spot awesome deals like the pros. In fact, sometimes, it’s as simple as comparing prices against other retailers or maximizing a store’s promotional rebates. To learn how to vet deals like an expert, keep scrolling for seven of our top tips for finding incredible savings on your favorite goods.
1. Never buy full price
Regardless of what product it is that you’re after, it’s bound to go on sale at some point or another. We’ve seen just about every Reviewed-approved item we’ve ever tested at a mark down, be it our favorite robot vacuum cleaner, the iRobot Roomba i7+ ($599.99), or the coveted Dyson Supersonic hairdryer, (currently on sale for My Best Buy members). Thanks to coupon codes, rebates and straightforward sales, there will almost always be an opportunity to nab whatever product you’ve been dreaming about for less—it’s just a matter of striking while the iron’s hot. To make sure you’re staying informed, you can sign up for our deals texts,