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22 Deal Sites for the Penny-wise South African
The economy is tight and the month seems to be getting longer each year and now with Vat increasing to 15% on the first of April 2018, South Africans are looking for ways to improve their budgeting techniques without compromising on the luxuries we are used to. One sure money-saving tip is to wait until items are discounted and go on sale before making your purchase. But sometimes you don't want and retail therapy needs have to be met immediately.
Deal and clearance sites in South Africa
Deal sites have grown increasingly popular in South Africa over the past couple of years. Starting with the rise of Groupon, competitors followed suit to bring the public the best prices on popular goods, accommodation and services.
Clearance sites soon joined the party and give South Africans easy access to an overrun stock of the past seasons. Not only do these sites help us save hundreds of Rands on good quality merchandise from reputable brands, they all have eCommerce functionality which makes purchases quick and easy.
Every day is Black Friday with these popular online deal sites
To make it easy, we have compiled a list of the most reputable deal and clearance sites online. Now you don't have to wait until November to indulge in your favourite Black Friday Deals.
The full list of South African deal sites
If you're not interested in reading up about reach deal site and want to check them out here are the quick links to each of the deal sites in South Africa.
- Daddy's Deals
- One Day Only
- iDeal Direct
- Wiki Deals
- Runway Sale
- Deal Zone
- Deal Africa
- Catch of the Day
- Lekka Deals
- Sports Clearance
- Bargain Buys
- The entertainer
- Deal a Day
- Varsity Vibes
- Online Bargains
- Perfect Dealz
All about South African deal sites
If you want to get a detailed description on each South African deal site and what they can offer you so you don't have to browse through each one, check out the brief explanations below to find your ideal bargain shopping site.
nichemarket allows South Africa businesses to add their deals and promotions for free with ads lasting up to a month before being removed automatically from the site if a specified date has not been set for expiry. nichemarket deals are available across 19 different major categories, and users can view deals based on eight different deal types from 2 for 1s to sales and more. Local business owners can add up to three deals per month on the site for free. Check out nichemarket deals here.
2. HyperliHyperli is an on-demand commerce business that enables customers to search and discover a diverse range of local experiences, products and getaways.
3. Daddy's DealsDaddy's deals work with local businesses across a range of categories from health and beauty to travel and restaurants to bring you great deals, discounts and coupons across South Africa.
4. FlookFlook is an online sports & travel clearance store where users can save up to 80% on clearance deals on Travel, Golf, Cycling, Training & Running.
5. One Day OnlyOne Day Only allows retailers from around South Africa to submit product deals on their website. One Day Only will host the sale and send out communication to their database with all sales being limited time only.
6. Ideal DirectiDealDirect is an online marketplace that is accessible to all Southern Africans. We aim to give our subscribers the cheapest prices in the market whilst ensuring the quality of all offerings. With a focus on customer service, we exist to attract and maintain customers by ensuring our services will exceed their expectations.
7. Wiki DealsWikideals is all about getting awesome brands and exciting experiences – all at great prices!
8. Runway SaleRunwaySale is the biggest South African online shopping society. It offers exclusive access to designer labels at up to 70% off for a limited time. New events launch daily that features a variety of men, ladies and kids designer apparel, shoes, accessories and more.
9. Deal ZoneDealZone collects all the best deals in South Africa and sends you a Daily mail with all your offers. Enjoy up to 90% discount coupons on Vacation Deals, Restaurants, electronics, Beauty, Spas and more.
10. Deal AfricaDealafrica is South-Africa's number one daily deal aggregator, bringing you all the best daily deals, one day deals and coupons from all the various social buying and group buying websites. If you like deals like the ones offered on Groupon South Africa (my city deal), Ubuntudeal, Wicount, Vuvuplaza, Cityslicker, Youdeal, Citymob, Catchoftheday and other group buying websites, then Dealafrica is the place for you!
11. Catch of the DayAt Catch of the Day, the website tries to source the best deals. They focus on finding companies that are trying to get rid of end-of-range stock or want to leverage our database to introduce a new product to market quickly.
12. Lekka DealsLekka Deals has one aim: to connect as many people with special offers as possible. Their platform curates deals from a well over two hundred companies in South Africa
13. Twixxly (No longer in operation)A South African deal site with a range of deals across multiple categories
14. DealzillaDealzilla offers travel deals hand crafted for everyone, whether you like to sit back and relax or get out there and explore. They have the package for you.
15. Sports ClearanceThey specialise in bargains on sporting goods and sportswear in South Africa
16. Bargain BuysIf you’re looking for discount vouchers, coupons, bargain deals or discount deals in South Africa, then "Bargain Buys" is the site for you.
17.The EntertainerThe Entertainer Is an international discount app with a local presence. The entertainer works with businesses across South Africa to negotiate specialised deals for beauty, restaurants and a range of experiences.
18. WantitallWantitall specialises in hard to find products. Can't find it locally? You'll find it with Wantitall.
19. Deal a DayThey are simplifying people’s lives by sourcing great deals on branded goods from food to personal care, gadgets to home care.
20. Varsity VibesSA's 1st Student Discount App! We help SA students enjoy the perks of student life.
21. Online BargainsOnline bargains is an online retail store with an extensive selection of desktop computers, pc components, laptops, a range of electronics as well as a large range of peripherals.
22. Perfect Dealz
Perfect Dealz is an online retailer established in 2016. Since "opening shop", Perfect Dealz offers customers a diverse choice of products – including homeware, toys, kitchenware, electronics, and security systems.
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Get started with nichemarket
Registering your retail or deals store with nichemarket is easy, all you will need to do is head over to our sign up form and follow the instructions. Remember the more information you provide about your business the better chance of users finding you and grabbing their attention. Create your free listing with us, at nichemarket we're always looking for South African retail stores to join our community.
If you require a more detailed guide on how to create your profile or your listing, then we highly recommend you check out the following articles.
We'd love to hear from you! If you have anymore Discount sites to share with South Africa, just comment below or contact us here
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