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 Are You Ready for Some Holiday Shopping?


Are you planning on heading out to the stores to take advantage of the amazing deals? Or are you planning on staying in your pi’s all day and taking care of all of your shopping online? Or are you planning on burying your head under a pillow and just wishing the whole shopping season was over? (Okay seriously…. don’t do that… it will just make the end of December extremely stressful for you!)

I plan to do a short trip out to one or two stores to take advantage of some of the in-store deals…. and then returning home before breakfast so I can spend the rest of the day hanging out with my family while I covertly do the rest of my holiday shopping online. And this year…. I have a secret weapon at my disposal….. FreeShipping.com! I have been “testing out” FreeShipping.com over the last few weeks, as I did a little online shopping for my my son’s 14th birthday, and I have to tell you… I am hooked! It combines the best of a coupon-search site, a rebates site, along with free shipping! What more could a shopper want? 

Here’s how it works:

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Start Shopping

The cool thing is that it doesn’t matter where you start. So feel free to do a little online searching for what your heart desires. In my case, my son wanted a very specific indoor soccer shoe. In red. So it took me a bit of time to finally locate a store who had it in stock (in happened to be Champs). Once I found the shoe and saw that they had it in his size- I added it to my shopping cart…. and then opened a new browser window and clicked on over to FreeShipping.com.

Search for Coupons

Using the search function, I checked to see if FreeShipping.com had any coupons listed for Champs, and while indeed they did…. it was one that I did not qualify for ($ off of a minimum purchase amount). That’s okay… these were the exact shoes I wanted to buy! (Note: it never hurts to check around on Google to see if anyone else has posted coupon information for that retailer…. you can often “stack” coupon codes to get the very best deal!)

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Check for the 10% Cash Back

I knew that clicking over to Champs via FreeShipping.com would allow me to earn a 10% rebate on my purchase- so all I had to click on “Visit Store” and poof- it opened a new window and my soccer shoe was there waiting for me in my shopping cart in that new window. All I had to do at this point was to complete my purchase.

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A few details: More than 1000 retailers participate in the 10% cash back program (including biggie’s like Nordstroms, WalMart, Kohl’s, Best Buy, and more). But wait- it gets even better! FreeShipping.com will be offering 20% cash back at five different retailers per day from Black Friday (November 28) through Cyber Monday (December 1). Some participating retailers include Walmart, QVC, Sears, Children’s Place, Gap, and Nordstrom.

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Submit Shipping Charges

The retailer where you purchased the merchandise might still charge you for shipping. No problem- all you need to do is to submit those shipping charges (online) to FreeShipping.com, and they’ll return that money to you! It’s very easy to fill out the form, and then you simply email them a copy of the receipt along with your claim code (which is generated when you file the shipping claim online). And ta-da… you didn’t have to pay for shipping!

Need to Return The Item?

You don’t have to pay for return shipping either! You just take care of the return process, and then submit a claim through FreeShipping.com to get your return shipping costs back! So you should feel comfortable that you can buy and return items to any store- without charge!

Price Drop?

Items you buy through FreeShipping.com automatically come with price protection too! If you make an online purchase and then find a lower price for it — online or offline — within 90 days of your purchase, you can claim a rebate of up to $100 of the difference in price, quickly and easily!

How cool is that? FreeShipping.com is a membership-based program… but it will more than pay for itself if you use it every time you shop online. Use the coupon code HOLIDAY2014 on the FreeShipping.com website to begin your free 30-day trial and to receive a discounted monthly membership rate of $9.95/month (after the 30-day free trial).

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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