The Beatles once told us that money can't buy love, but each year we show appreciation for family and friends with a search for the perfect holiday gifts. Make the most of your budget with these great resources for the best online and in-store holiday shopping deals around our Springs at Apple Valley and Springs at Egan Drive luxury apartment communities.
1. Twin Cities Premium Outlets
Twin Cities Premium Outlets is a convenient place to shop for quality name brands such as Calvin Klein, Nike and True Religion all in one location. Their website has a page listing all current sales and special offers available in the outlet stores. For even more savings, sign up for a free membership in the VIP Shopper Club and get access to exclusive deals and updates.
After 20 years, DealNews has established itself as one of the more reliable online deal sites. DealNews posts the 300 best discounts from dependable stores such as Nordstrom, Home Depot, Macy’s and Kohl's. Don't miss their Black Friday page, which is a comprehensive guide to valuable information including published and leaked ads as well as strategic planning tips.
3. Mall of America
Mall of America is such a shoppers' paradise that it draws 40 million visitors each year from around the world, but it's only minutes away from our Springs Twin Cities luxury apartment communities. With more than 500 stores, shopping at the MoA can be a challenge. Fortunately, their website features a page that displays all the deals currently offered so you can plan your attack.
4. Minnesota Monthly
Minnesota Monthly is a one-stop source for the latest and greatest dish on travel, food and drink, arts and entertainment and other local lifestyle info. The Twin Cities Style blog includes a weekly guide to pop-up shops, grand openings and sales at boutiques and specialty stores in the area.
5. Ben's Bargains
If you already have specific items on your shopping list, Ben's Bargains is the site for you. Their team is on the hunt around the clock for deals on the most popular items from top retailers. Enter a keyword and price range for a particular item and get an alert when a deal turns up. If you're undecided, product reviews and shopping guides can help you narrow down your choices in different categories.
6. Gift Card Granny
The convenience of gift cards has made them a holiday staple. Gift Card Granny is a clearinghouse for discounted gift cards for hundreds of top names in retail, travel and entertainment. For instance, on a recent visit to the site you could find $50 AMC Theater gift cards for a price of $41. Don't miss the secret deals page featuring mail-in rebates and limited-time offers.
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