Three-day weekends are a good excuse to shop. Not only do we have some extra time on our hands, but stores are offering sales galore!
What makes things even better? President’s Day weekend is situated at the perfect time to offer top savings. Whenever we’re between seasons, stores have an incentive to clear out last season’s merchandise and make room for the new.
With that in mind, here are seven of the best things to buy during this weekend’s President’s Day sales. Happy shopping and saving!
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Kenneth Cole Asymmetrical-Zip Belted Trench Coat from Macy’s: $74.99
Macy’s: Save 20% off President’s Day sale + free shipping on $75+ (Exp. 2/15)
President’s Day weekend is home to some of the highest percent-off discounts on apparel. Stores are ready to fill racks with shorts, polos, and summer dresses, so last season’s styles are going at rock bottom clearance prices.
Target: Save 25% off clothing & shoes (Exp. 2/13)
Express: Save 40% off women’s tops & jeans + men’s shirts, ties, blazers, & jeans (Exp. 2/15)
Express: Save 15% off your entire order with code 9018 (Exp. 2/15)
Did you know you can combine these two offers from Express and save up to 55% on your order? What a perfect time to treat yourself or your sweetie to some new tops, bottoms, and accessories!
JCPenney: Save $10 off $25+ (Exp. 2/15)
Kohl’s: Save 15% off (Exp. 2/15)
L.L. Bean: Save 10% off + free shipping (Exp. 2/15)
On the Byas Mitchell Baseball T-Shirt from PacSun: $24.95
PacSun: Save 20% off (Exp. 2/15)
Sparkle Tee from OshKosh B’gosh: $11.99
OshKosh B’gosh: Save an extra 25% off clearance items + free shipping on $50+ (Exp. 2/15)
American Eagle: Save $10 off $50, $20 off $100 or $30 off $125 (Exp. 2/15)
Amazon: Save 20% off select watches (Exp. 2/15)
Aeropostale: 20% off Your Purchase of $75 or More + Free Shipping (Exp. 2/18)
Kohl’s: Save 20% off (Exp. 2/21)
Tilly’s: Save 20% off a single item (Exp. 2/29)
2. Designer apparel
Diane von Furstenberg Julian Clover-Print Jersey Wrap Dress from Saks OFF 5th: $159.99
Saks OFF 5th: Save up to 70% off President’s Day event (Exp. 2/16)
Designer brands have the same incentive to clear out inventory and, in fact, the percent off discounts at designer department stores are even higher — as much as 75 percent off! Many of them even have discount locations for deal hunters like Sak’s OFF 5th.
Buffalo David Bitton Heathered Sportshirt from Lord and Taylor: $27.65
Lord and Taylor: Save up to 75% off clearance (Exp. 2/15)
Lord and Taylor: Save 20% off almost all sale priced fine jewelry (Exp. 2/15)
Lord and Taylor: Save 20% off regular-priced & sale items (Exp. 2/15)
3. Furniture & home sales
Threshold Chester Gold Metal Hexagon End Table from Target: $85.50
Target: President’s Day sale! Save up to 20% off home items (Exp. 2/13)
Furniture sales start in January and culminate with even bigger savings on President’s Day. New models are typically introduced around this time so look for closeout prices on winter styles with extra savings on floor models. The same logic goes for home decor accents.
Bath & Body Works: Save $10 off $30+ plus free shipping on $50+ (Exp. 2/15)
Overdyed Pouf from Ashley Furniture: $89.99
Ashley Furniture: Presidents’ Day! Save up to 25% off site-wide (Exp. 2/22)
4. Smartphones & personal electronics
Apple Watch Sport from Target: $249
Target: Save $100 off Apple Watch (Exp. 2/13)
New smartphones are announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, which can mean that older models will get discounted in February and providers will offer President’s Day promotions.
T Mobile: 3 lines of unlimited 4G LTE data $50/line and 4th line free (Exp. 2/29)
Marriott: Save up to 20% off when you book in advance (Exp. 3/19)
Prices may be bumped up on President’s Day weekend itself, but many travel websites will be offering discounts when you book a last minute winter trip. Hotels have a lot of openings to fill between now and the Spring Break rush, so that means deals for travelers like you!
Hotels.com: Save up to 40% off and an extra 5% off select hotels when you travel by 3/20/16 (Exp. 2/14)
CheapOair: Save up to $30 off President’s Day Weekend (Exp. 2/28)
Booking.com: Save up to 50% off this holiday season (Exp. 2/29)
Whirlpool Duet Front-Load Washer from hhgregg: $599.99
hhgregg: President’s Day Sale! Save up to an extra $200 off $499+ appliance purchase (Exp. 2/20)
Expect to find savings of up to 35 percent on appliances, but you might consider holding off on the refrigerator ‘til Memorial Day. New models are released in spring, meaning there are introductory discounts and even deeper discounts on last year’s models.
Lowe’s: Free appliance delivery, installation and haul away (Exp. 4/30)
Best Buy: In-store: 20% off one regular-priced small kitchen appliance (Exp. 4/30)
Sears: Save $50 off $499+ on appliances (Exp. 1/31/2017)
Custom Cover Photo Book from Walgreens: $29.99 and up
Walgreens: Save 50% off photo books (Exp. 2/13)
You can finally get those holiday photos printed with President’s Day sales from Shutterfly and other photo printing sites. The grandparents will be excited to see how the little ones have grown!
Shutterfly: President’s Day sale! Save 40% off (Exp. 2/17)
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