Why Black Friday is the new Christmas shop!

November 2021 – 4 min read

Black Friday is the perfect time to do your Christmas shopping.

Christmas shopping in November? What?! It might seem early, but as the old saying goes, the early bird catches the worm. Or in this case, the early bird catches the sales!

With proper planning, you can get your gifts sorted, avoid the huge crowds looking for last-minute gifts come Christmas Eve, and even have them arrive on your doorstep – or pick them up in-store via Click & Collect.

Nab family and friends the perfect gift a little bit earlier than usual by following these very simple tips and tricks to get the most out of the Black Friday sales.

When is Black Friday?

Originating in the US and taking place on the Friday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year as stores offer enormous sales on items big and small. In 2021, Black Friday falls on 26 November in Australia.

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Make your list, and check it twice

Has a family member or friend made mention of something they’ve always wanted? Do they desperately need an upgrade on something? What are their hobbies? Interests? What do they love doing?

These are the key questions to think about when making a Christmas gift list for your family and friends.

Once you’ve made your notes, work these into a casual conversation (don’t make it obvious!) to discover whether they have made that upgrade or bought that item. This will provide you with valuable intel to narrow down your target items.

And if you’re still short on ideas, check out our various gift guides such as this one on dream appliances.

Do this and you’ll be well on your way to becoming everyone’s favourite by buying the perfect Christmas gifts!

“It might be early but as the old saying goes, the early bird catches the worm. Or in this case, the early bird catches the sales!”

Organise early delivery

Organising your Christmas gifts during the Black Friday sales will allow plenty of time for delivery, which can be the most challenging part of online shopping. With delays and long delivery timelines anticipated Australia-wide at Christmas, it’s important to ensure that you’re not left scrambling. No-one wants to hit the shops last-minute on *shudder* Christmas Eve.

Click & collect your Santa sack

What’s just as good as organising early delivery? Picking it up when suits you! Click & Collect guarantees you’ll have your gifts ready for Christmas Day, and because you can pick it up quickly, you can make sure the item is perfect.

The Good Guys offers convenient Click & Collect and you can choose to either collect it in-store or via our drive-up option – you don’t even need to get out of your car.

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Finance options

Christmas can be a difficult time to navigate financially. That’s why The Good Guys offers a range of finance options to ensure you can get the right gifts for your loved ones without overstretching your weekly budget.

We’ve partnered with Latitude to provide our customers with interest-free finance from six to 60 months, including flexible payment options.

If this sounds like something that can help you manage the Christmas period, then jump online and apply today (you’ll get a response in 60 seconds).

Check out our full range of finance options here.

You’ll be everyone’s favourite when you give the best gifts on Christmas Day, but what no-one will know is you managed to save money when buying these amazing presents!

Ensure you’re ready for Christmas by taking advantage of some massive Black Friday sales on the biggest brands, including Samsung, Apple, LG, Miele, Bosch, Nespresso, Dyson, Sonos, Bose, Weber, KitchenAid and more, by visiting The Good Guys in-store and online.

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