Time to buy: September
Do you know the right time to buy plane tickets? Waiting until the last minute to buy tickets home for the holidays will cause you to spend more, but buying several months ahead of time won’t necessarily result in a lot of savings. You should buy plane tickets two months ahead of your vacation for the best rates.
Time to buy: November
The wedding boom takes place in the spring and summer. If you’re stocking up on supplies, it’s best to shop during the slower months. However, you may want to buy the actual wedding gown earlier in November or in October, as you should buy the dress six months ahead of the event.
Kitchen Supplies and Cookware
Time to buy: Black Friday & Cyber Monday
As November concludes and makes way for the commercialized Christmas shopping season, once-pricey electronics have been slashed down to astoundingly low prices. While you may be dazzled by these prices, smart shoppers should know that retailers will only carry a couple of these incredibly good deals.
Time to buy: September, October, November
As summer ends, seasonal items go on sale, and that includes grills and grilling items. If you wait until after Labor Day weekend, you can find grills marked as low as 50% off. The longer you hold off, the more prices will drop, but it’s a double-edged sword because selection also decreases.
Time to buy: October, November, Black Friday
While many people think the best vacuum sales are in the spring, we’re going to argue that this is a home appliance to buy during October and November. During Black Friday alone, you can find vacuums that are up to 50% off—and we’re talking top-quality models!
Time to buy: September through December
Interestingly enough, houses also go on sale during the fall and winter. Most people are focusing on getting ready for the holidays, so there’s a lot less competition. The housing market has also slowed at this point since most people move during the summer. This means lower prices across the board.
Time to buy: August, September
Before the fall gets started, nurseries will put their summer plants on sale to make room for fall foliage. This means great discounts for us. The tough part is keeping these summer plants in a good spot during the fall and winter so you can plant them. Thankfully, if you buy them early enough, some varieties can become acclimated before winter hits.