7 Things to Do the Night Before Black Friday

7 Things to Do the Night Before Black Friday

7 Things to Do the Night Before Black Friday

Twas the night before Black Friday and all through the house, every creature was stirring because they all wanted to find the best Black Friday deals and save a ton of cash! OK, that isn’t exactly how the story goes, but the truth is if you want to get great Black Friday deals you do need to do some pre-planning. Take a look below at 7 things to do the night before Black Friday, so you can be ready to shop bright and early!

1. Comb through sales ads.
You will get an assortment of ads on Thanksgiving Day, so be sure to go through them and note any deals you want to take advantage of. Note store openings, look for coupons, and use the ads to start planning your shopping strategy. You can view all of the Black Friday ads here.

2. Create a rough itinerary based on store openings.
Now that you know the stores you want to visit and their opening times, create an itinerary. Make a list of the stores you want to shop at and create a shopping order. Your sales ads will help you plan this portion accordingly.

3. Draft your shopping list. Check it twice.
Create a shopping list based on the sales ads. Check it twice to make sure you have included everything and everyone. It may be wise to create lists according to family, friends, work, etc. This way you can make sure you have all your bases covered.

4. Print and cut out any available coupons.
Now is the time to print out and snip out any coupons you wish to take. There will be all sorts of offers available and now is the time to get those coupons organized and ready. This way, you aren’t scrambling to do so in the morning. You can view a list of printable coupons here.

5. Grab gas. Put a sheet in the car.
Get gas the night before so you aren’t worried about it in the morning. You can also throw a sheet in the car to cover up your purchases as you buy them. This makes it harder for people to see inside of your car and see what you have bought. You can also throw some reusable shopping bags in the car so you have them to hold purchases if needed.

6. Download any available shopping apps.
There are all sorts of shopping apps that can help you make the most of your experience. Ibotta is a good app for cash back on retail purchases.  Make sure you download and update any apps now so you can enjoy them and not spend precious shopping time downloading.

7. Set your alarm and head to bed.
Be sure to set an alarm so you wake up on time. Have your clothing laid out and ready. Organize your purse and leave it by the door. Then head to bed so you can get a good night’s sleep and dream about all of the deals you are going to find!

Are you ready for some Black Friday shopping? Give these 7 things to do the night before a try so you can wake up prepared and ready to take on the day.

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