December 17, 2009, is Free Shipping Day. Some 500 retailers are expected to participate in the self-explanatory event: Duh, you get free shipping if you order something online that day. It’s Your Money talks with Free Shipping Day’s founder Luke Knowles to get more of the specifics.
With a one-day sale from Virgin America, flights start at just $39 on routes like San Francisco to Las Vegas, and $99 for cross-country trips such as Los Angeles to Boston or Fort Lauderdale.
From now through December 24, when you make a purchase of $25 or more from L.L. Bean online, in a store, or over the phone, L.L. Bean will send you a $10 gift card to use for a future purchase. More details here.
Lands’ End Friends & Family promotion gives you 25% off all regularly priced items, and free shipping is thrown in to boot.
Right now, online photo service Kodak Gallery is giving away gifts worth $15 via its “Million Thanks Giveaway.”
This week, the donut and coffee chain made some hoopla by offering a few snack items for 99¢ during a trial run in Chicago only. Am I totally out of touch? Shouldn’t everything in Dunkin Donuts cost less than $1?
Lumber Liquidators is hosting a Supplier Clearance sale from Thursday, November 12, through Monday, November 16. Prices for laminate flooring start as cheap as 49¢ a square foot. More details here.
Through November 17, a special “Family & Friends 2009″ coupon grants 20% off of your entire purchase at Christmas Tree Shops.
In honor of America’s service men and women, entrance fees at all national parks and monuments are being waived on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11. More details here.
The price match-o-rama continues. Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Target, which are already engaged in a sub-$10 price war over new books from bestselling authors, have begun matching each other’s DVD prices discount for discount. The results are prices so cheap that the stores are guaranteed to lose money on the sales.