The Best Time To Buy: A Month-By-Month Guide To Scoring Big Bargains

There’s a good time and a bad time for everything. And that certainly goes for shopping—whether you’re in the market for new appliances or a fresh wardrobe.

To find out the best times to buy certain items, we asked two pros to open up their bags of secrets: Lisa Lee Freeman, savings expert at the coupon app Flipp; and Trae Bodge, who hass shared her smart shopping tips across the media landscape.

They both have some general advice to keep in mind. “National holidays and seasonal changes typically drive deals on products from clothing to mattresses to appliances,” says Freeman. Bodge adds that winter is an especially great time to save, as the end of the year can bring deals on closeouts and new models.

The secret, of course, is knowing what to buy when. So read on—and mark your calendar now for the year ahead.

Want more savings? GEICO offers a wide variety of discounts to save you even more. Check out our discounts page to learn more.

Read more: 15 Ways To Save Money And Get Back In The Black

By Danielle Blundell and Jenna Gottlieb

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  1. Floydene Jackson says,

    Thanks Geico for your help when I locked my keys in my car. I search the whole Department store before I thought to look in my car!!! Your guy got there quickly!! Thank you!

  2. Barbara Adams says,

    i really appreciate the information, looking forward to passing it on. can you share a good time to purchase a home FHA.

  3. George Albury says,

    Thank you so much for presenting this information,it was interesting,knowledgeable,helpful,etc. Most of all you didn’t have to do this.

    George A

    • Editor (GEICO) says,

      Thanks for the kind words, George, and happy to hear you enjoyed the content! It’s our pleasure to bring you helpful tips like these and hope to do much more of the same in the future. Have a great day!