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The deals aren't waiting for Black Friday at eBay. Starting today, shoppers can snag must-have holiday gifts at some of the best prices we've seen all year. If you haven't started holiday shopping yet, now's your chance.
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All week long, eBay is offering hundreds of discounts on customer-favorite brands and certified refurbished items. Below, we've rounded up everything you need to know about the eBay sale to help you save big and snag holiday favorites before the shopping rush on Black Friday 2021.
What is the eBay sale?
The eBay sale is an opportunity for shoppers to snag Black Friday-caliber prices on top-tier products before Thanksgiving. The early holiday sale includes hundreds of markdowns on certified refurbished products, including some of the best brands in tech, home, lifestyle and more.
What are the best deals from the eBay sale?
If you're looking for smart tech, tools, home goods or kitchen essentials, you can get all that and more during the eBay sale. The savings event includes markdowns on best-selling cooking tools, vacuums, TVs, headphones and more.
Here are all the best picks you can shop during the eBay sale:
When does the eBay sale start?
The eBay Back Friday sale kicks off today, October 18. With hundreds of discounts on must-have holiday gifts, eBay joins a growing group on online retailers—including Amazon and Best Buy—in offering tons of Black Friday 2021-level deals well before Thanksgiving.
Why are products at the eBay sale so cheap?
Most of the products included in the eBay sale are second-hand items. From refurbished smart tech to restored kitchen tools, eBay sells customer-favorites from top-tier brands like Samsung, iRobot, Bose, KitchenAid and more at a significant discount.
Although product quality is still preserved, used items at eBay are typically sold at up to 50% off their original list price. That means, during the eBay sale you can pick up fully functional products for a fraction of their price.
What are certified refurbished products?
Certified refurbished products are lightly used items that are restored to like-new condition by manufacturers and re-sold at a lower price point. Although used, certified refurbished products work just as well as the pricer ones you can buy off the shelf.
At eBay, certified refurbished products are professionally cleaned and repaired and come with a 2-year warranty, which covers product breakdowns and replacements. Restored products are classified as excellent, very good or good by eBay and come with original packaging and new product manuals and accessories.
Is the eBay sale worth it?
Yes. If you don't mind using second-hand products, this eBay sale in advance of Black Friday is a great place to shop for must-have holiday gifts on a budget. With hundreds of markdowns on some of our favorite brands, you can check everyone off on your holiday list (and save a few bucks while you're at it) at eBay.
When does the eBay sale end?
This early eBay sale is set to wrap up on Sunday, October 24. Although the discounts won't be around forever, the sale is a great opportunity to start buying holiday gifts in order to avoid supply and shipping issues down the road. Additional markdowns are sure to drop on Black Friday, which takes place on Friday, November 26, and Cyber Monday, which occurs on Monday, November 29.
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