Five Apps That Will Save You Time While Holiday Shopping

By December 19, 2014
Brought to you by the Quicksilver® Card from Capital One®

The holiday season shouldn’t be stressful. Check out these apps that will help you save at thousands of stores. 


Out with the old, in with the new. Flipp is the easiest way to browse promotional flyers that come in newspapers and save money. With over 300 retail stores at your fingertips, you can quickly search for specific items you need by store and brand, highlight the best deals, clip items straight to your shopping list and save your favorite store’s flyers for easy reference. Available on iOS and Android. 


Shop with confidence and instantly save 10 percent, 20 percent or more with the RetailMeNot Coupons app. Whether you’re looking for a meal discount or wanting to know in-store offers while shopping, the app scours the internet for all of the best deals. Once you find a coupon that you want to use, have the clerk scan the coupon bar code. You can also bookmark your favorite stores and get notified when there are new deals, get reminders when coupons are about to expire, receive automatic alerts when deals are nearby and more. Available on iOS and Android. 


Finally, window shopping pays off. Even if you don’t purchase anything, Shopkick rewards you points for walking into retail stores like Target, Macy’s, Best Buy and more. Redeem your points for gift certificates at stores like Tiffany & Co., Redbox, Lowe’s and more. The app uses your location to show you which stores are participating. Available on iOS and Android. 


Plan your shopping spree accordingly. Use ShopAdvisor to shop your favorite items at the right time by searching for products from retailers and scanning a barcode. The app will alert you when the price drops. It also gives you instant access to reviews and product pricing history. ShopAdvisor does the price research so you don’t have to. Available on iOS and Android. 

Amazon Mobile

Challenge the deals you find shopping with the Amazon Mobile app. Use the app to scan the bar code of the item you’re eyeing to instantly compare the in-store and price. More than likely, you’ll find the best price on Even more, if you are an Amazon Prime member you can get FREE two-day shipping. Available on iOS and Android. 

Take advantage of these apps and let your smartphone be your saving grace. And if you need even more reason to shop this holiday season, check out the Quicksilver Card from Capital One, which rewards you with unlimited cash back. That means every single gift purchase for your family, friends and co-workers will earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every season! #KaCHING! 

Check out the video below and head over to Capital One to learn more about the benefits and rewards you can earn this holiday season!

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