When is Black Friday 2020 and How Do I Find the Best Deals and Coupons?

Every year, Black Friday falls on the day after Thanksgiving, so this year, you can shop ‘till you drop on Friday, November 27, 2020. Kick off the holiday shopping season with the best tips and tricks from Rakuten’s retail experts. We’re telling you all that it takes to get geared up and excited to shop the biggest deals and promos during this shopping extravaganza that we call Black Friday 2020!

How to Get the Best Savings During Black Friday 2020

1. Make a Shopping List

Don’t stress yourself out while Black Friday shopping by not knowing what to buy. Instead of wasting precious time during your online or in-store adventures, create a shopping list before Black Friday and include things to buy for yourself and your gift recipients. This way, you can also ask your loved ones if they have a wish list, making it easier to find exactly what you’re looking for when it’s time to confront the Black Friday madness. Think about gifts for your kids, significant other, parents, in-laws and friends and family. Consider stocking stuffers for the people who make your busy life easier – your dog walker, kids’ teachers, hair stylist and everyone else.

2. Set a Firm Budget

Be a smart shopper and give yourself a budget for all the holiday shopping you’re about to do. Believe it or not, you can have a nice holiday and give thoughtful gifts without going broke! With Rakuten, we’ll make sure you save some big bucks with Cash Back, promo codes and the latest information about Black Friday sales. After all, the best way to save some green is to cap the green!

3. Scope Out Your Favorite Retailers Ahead of Time

The beauty of this shopping event is that you can access Black Friday 2020 ad scans before the big day, helping you find the best discounts, free shipping deals or gift-with-purchase promotions that will be offered. If you have absolutely no idea what to get your friends and family, now is the time to do research – not during the hustle and bustle of Black Friday. Bookmark the products on your browser, so you can quickly add them to your shopping cart when the time comes. Smart Shopper tip: Black Friday 2020 sales will likely start sooner this year – potentially as soon as October – so familiarize yourself with all the pre-Black Friday details to get the best prices plus Cash Back on every purchase from Rakuten.

4. Download the Rakuten Cash Back Button and App

Let’s face it – Black Friday 2020 is going to be big and slightly different, so you need to be prepared. Luckily, Rakuten makes it super easy to activate Cash Back and apply Black Friday coupons and discounts with one click. With the Rakuten Cash Back Button, you’ll never miss out on Cash Back when you install our extension on your browser. We’ll remind you to activate Cash Back and coupon codes on every participating merchant’s site. If you’re shopping on the go or activating In-Store Cash Back, download the Rakuten App. To get In-Store Cash Back, download the Rakuten App for the same Black Friday promo codes and easy Cash Back on-the-go. Simply link your credit card to the stores of your choice, and you’re all set! You can even choose to receive notifications when you’re near a retailer offering In-Store Cash Back so you never miss out on savings. Saving big on Black Friday has never been easier with Rakuten.

5. Shop Early

Black Friday 2020 is going to look a bit different, but that doesn’t mean the sales and deals will be any less impressive, especially online. Retailers are eager to clear their inventory shelves this year, and you get to take advantage with earlier, bigger and better sales that will be starting soon. We’re anticipating online and in-store Black Friday sales to start as early as October, which means you can avoid the crowds and out of stock messages and shop early to ensure your shopping list gets completed. As always, the biggest savings happen when you shop with Rakuten to get Cash Back, so don’t forget!

6. Get Paid to Shop

To make sure you get your Big Fat Check after Black Friday shopping, update your Rakuten account information so you get paid. Check your credit card information so that your In-Store Cash Back, Rakuten Dining and other offers are linked to the correct credit card. If you haven’t already, choose how you want to receive your Big Fat Check payment. Simply head to account settings in your Rakuten account, choose your payment method and that’s it. If you’d like to get paid via mail, add your mailing address.

With Rakuten in your arsenal, you’re on your way to having the most rewarding shopping experience. You’ll find a seemingly endless supply Black Friday coupon codes plus Cash Back on thousands of items at more than 2,500 of your favorite stores. If you’re not yet part of our family of more than 12 million members, join Rakuten today and start shopping with a Welcome Bonus. Happy Black Friday 2020!

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