11.11. Shopping festival 2020 on Aliexpress – important information about discounts
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In March, we wrote an article about coronavirus related to China packages. The international shipping was also limited. In these days it really depens on current situation in your country and your local post office. So let’s see what awaits us on 11/11/2020 during the shopping festival at Aliexpress.
Day 11.11. was chosen in China as Anti-Valentine’s Day called Singles day (Guanggun Jie). It is a shopping day when mainly young Chinese people celebrate that they are single. Day 11.11. was also chosen because the number 1 symbolizes exactly one person. This day has become the largest offline and online shopping day in the world. Therefore, Aliexpress organizes a big shopping festival every year, when goods are to be cheaper by up to 70%.
Aliexpress continuously adds new information about 11.11. and we will update them for you daily in this article. Bookmark your article for quick access.
1. Aliexpress Day schedule
If you want to save money on 11.11, you should contunie reading this article. We sorted events according to the timeline and describe them in the article below. All benefits apply only to Aliexpress registered users.
A. Choose sale items and add them to your cart –28.10 – 10.11.2020
At Aliexpress, the goods are divided into different categories to help you choose special offer goods. For example, select by these categories:
B. Play games – 28.10 – 10.11.2020
At the time of writing, it was only possible to play games in the mobile app, but it may happen that Aliexpress will add some games to its website. If so, you will definitely find out about it in our article.
C. Collect coupons – 28.10 – 10.11.2020
Collecting coupons is a fun part during a shopping festival. Coupons will save you money. There are many ways to get such coupons on Aliexpress. There are also different types of coupons, which we will describe below.
D. Aliexpress Day discounts start at – Nov 11, 12:00 AM PTS
2. Obtaining and using discount coupons
Obtaining and using discount coupons:
a) By collecting coins and exchanging them for coupons
b) Click on GET MORE to get a Select coupon
c) On this page you can get both Select coupon and Store coupon
Select Coupons can only be used in selected stores. Check your item’s product detail page to see if you can use a Select Coupon. You can also filter your search results to view products which accept Select Coupons for the sale. Depending on the store rules, you can use one or more coupons per order. You can get Select Coupons on sale pages, by playing games or by exchanging your coins for coupons.
Store Coupons are provided by sellers and can only be used in the specific store that issued them. One coupon can be used per order. You can get Store Coupons for free on the store page or product detail page, or by exchanging your coins for coupons.
d) Play games and get an Aliexpress coupon
AliExpress Coupons can be used in any store on AliExpress. You can use AliExpress Coupons on combined orders from different stores, but you can only use one AliExpress coupon per order.
Where and how you can use the coupons are summarized in the table below.
3. Is it really worth buying 11.11 at Aliexpress?
At the beginning of the article we mentioned a great browser add-on AliSuperstar and AliHistory. Now let’s see how the add-on or application will help you 11.11. while shopping at Aliexpress. Sometimes sellers are not very fair and try to fool you on an artificially created discount. But using price history you will discover these products with a fictitious discount right on time. We have prepared for you two examples, when it is disadvantageous to buy and when it pays off.
A. ARTIFICIAL DISCOUNT BY THE SELLER
In first example, we found the Autum dress that seller wanted to fool us with fake discount on 11.11. The seller usually sells clothes from the picture for about $17.50 . On the price history chart below you can see that the seller increased the price to $20.11 on 20.10.2019 and increased the price again on 2.11.2019 to $20.90. But as you can see seller tell us that on 11.11 he wants to sell it for “super special price” $18.28. What a “great deal :)”. In this example, we see that it’s an artificially created discount. It will only pay off to buy this dress if you use the discount coupons on 11.11.
B. REAL DISCOUNT
Another Aliexpress seller wants to offer his customers real special prices for his products. As example, the lowest price of the sweatshirt was $20.16 . Today the price is $21.62. During the Aliexpress Shopping Festival on 11.11, the sweatshirt will sold for $17.96, which is a really big price reduction compared to the retailer’s normal prices. This we call real discount. If you additionally use discount coupons, you will save a lot of money.
Who says, that on 11.11 there are no discounts on Aliexpress? This can be just a person, who very probably don`t know right tricks, how to buy on Aliexpress. Also read the article about Shopping myths on 11.11
Use historical graphs in Aliexpress tools also during the year. AliSuperstar shopping tool is used by over 24,000 users. The tools also have many other functions, which we described in individual articles. You can find out more about the browser add-on in the Aliexpress History and Price Comparison article or the Aliexpress Superstar video. The AliHistory mobile app is new in Google Play and has been developed in October 2019. It`s features have been described in the article AliHistory – Shopping tool for Aliexpress for mobile. It is up to you, in what platform you want to see the price history.
As you can see, there is a large offer of items and discount coupons. From our own experience we recommend to buy 11.11. mainly because of discount coupons. And if you still have item for a real discount price verified by a price chart, than it really pays off. Moreover, playing games and collecting coins is quite fun 🙂
4. New law – abolition of the current VAT exemption in 2021
Some of you are worried about the new law abolishing the existing VAT exemption in 2021. However, you do not have to be afraid to order at all. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the new law will not be valid until July 1, 2021. You can find out more about the new law in our article.
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Detailed information and conditions 11.11. can also be found on the Aliexpress website.