Were you anticipating that the prices of the gadgets you wanted to buy would drop? Were you planning to make big purchases at unbelievable discounts? Perhaps, this is the right time! With the ongoing Independence Day celebrations, the biggest e-commerce companies such as Amazon, Flipkart have launched a week of ‘Big Freedom Sale’. With the festival season around the corner , it indeed is the time of raining offers. Find out to know what this Independence Day has in store for you!
The Power of Credit Cards
A credit card can be a huge advantage especially during special occasions where you get discounts, cashback etc. If your credit card issuer has partnered with the e-commerce companies, you could save a hefty sum on purchases like laptops, LED TV, mobile phones, furniture etc. Citibank offers up to 10% of cashback on purchase of smartphones such as Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Honor etc at Flipkart. SBI debit and credit cardholders can enjoy cashback up to 10% on purchases at Amazon. This is in addition to the discounts offered on the freedom sale. Check with your card issuer about the discounts on what products and on which online e-commerce portals.
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The Power of Zero Cost EMI
Amazon India’s Independence Day sale kickstarted in 9th of August and Flipkart on 10th of August. When you have no credit card or not saved enough money for the big sale, Amazon has got you covered. The e-commerce company lets you purchase your favourite smartphone, appliances and other accessories and pay in monthly instalments without any interest rate. If you have been thinking of upgrading your smartphone, smart TV, Laptop or any other appliances, perhaps this is the right time to make use of the discounts and zero cost EMI to your advantage.
Freedom Sale in India
Let us look at the various offers announced by e-commerce websites and other companies
Paytm: Under ‘Freedom Cashback Sale’, Paytm offers cashback up to INR 20,000 on select products.
Amazon: the large e-tailer Amazon provides exclusive deals for the prime customers and up to 60% discounts for app users.
Flipkart: Flipkart offers up to 80% discount on electronics, beauty products, toys and smartphones.
Snapdeal: Snapdeal offers up to 80% discount on fashion accessories and 70% discount on appliances.
Air Travel Offers
Airlines such as Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir offers discounts up to 30% on international carriers and up to 10% on domestic carriers. Booking your travel tickets with a credit card gets you more discounts and acquire more air miles.
This Independence Day can offer you a financial freedom by reducing the amount to be spent for all your purchases. Gear up for the big sale and leverage the offers to save as much as possible.
Further reading: Why is it best to use credit cards while shopping online