Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

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walletless
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Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by walletless » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:53 pm

I've been using Slickdeals.net for many years. Lately, the site has gone down hill as many frontpage deals seem underwhelming, probably sponsored.

I usually use Slickdeals to set deal alerts for things I'm interested in purchasing (currently this list includes electric razor & over-the-range microwave).

Do bogleheads have advice for other deal aggregation (besides Slickdeals) sites or apps?
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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by LifeIsGood » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:59 am

I'm a big fan of Slickdeals and think they are the best but also check Dealnews as well. I think all the deal web sites fall into the trap of promoting sponsored deals.
I love Slickdeals ability to set up Deal Alerts. I've gotten great prices on some things I wanted to buy but didn't have to have right away. Many of Slickdeals "Front Page" deals sell out very quickly and Deal Alerts has allowed me to beat the crowd.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by sksbog » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 am

I check clarkdeals.com from time to time.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by michaeljc70 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:25 am

I check dealsofamerica.com and techbargains.com daily (actually usually more than once a day). I've found them to be among the better.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by Go Blue 99 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:49 am

I love Slickdeals, but I stay away from the Front Page deals. As you said, there is a lot of sponsoring that goes on there. The best place to find true deals is their Hot Deals forum. If you get lucky, you'll get in on great deals before they hit the front page.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by michaeljc70 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:54 am

Go Blue 99 wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:49 am
I love Slickdeals, but I stay away from the Front Page deals. As you said, there is a lot of sponsoring that goes on there. The best place to find true deals is their Hot Deals forum. If you get lucky, you'll get in on great deals before they hit the front page.
Yep. Way too many credit card "deals" and "deals" for services that are just ads.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by walletless » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:16 pm

Thanks everyone. I'll check out the suggestions on this thread so far.

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Re: Favorite Deal Aggregation site?

Post by stupidkid » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:28 pm

Dansdeals and hip2save can be good as well. Deals.kinja are definitely promoted but it's an easy way to glance at potentially good sales. Thewirecutter deals page is also good for products recommended by them.

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