Naina KhedekarFeb 08, 2013 15:03:50 IST
With Valentine’s Day roughly a week away, it’s time yet again for magical arrows and romantic gifts. All those love-struck people looking for a perfect gift within their fast paced lives can resort to online shopping. Though we don't really believe that online deals help you save a lot of moolah, but what we like about it is that you don't have to go to a dozen shops and sift through hoards of products—the product reaches your doorstep. Online shopping lets you run through lists of gifts from the comfort of your couch. In India, we have more than a handful of online shopping sites and we have been shopping online more than ever before. With V-Day around the corner, most of these sites already have their Valentine’s Day sale started. We have listed some sites which are currently offering Valentine's day deals.
Take a look at the sites offering such deals.
Flipkart has some special, lucrative Valentine’s Day deals on the shelves. This seems a great place to shop for your gadget-loving Valentine. The pearl white Micromax Bling Q55 and the baby pink Samsung C3303 phones appear to be a good deal (for her) if you are on a tight budget of under Rs 4,000. For him, you will find some budget phones on offer along with mobile accessories. If your love interest is a bookworm, or even into occasional reading, Flipkart has also put on sale some romantic books, music and movies.
Flipkart has some cool budget phones for "him" and "her"
If your loved one is a complete tech freak, then IT Depot is the place to be. This site has put on offer some cool gaming peripherals from renowned manufacturers like Razer along with camera, earphones, GPS device and music players. If your loved one is all about gaming, then you can grab a good deal at IT Depot with its gaming mice, keyboards and consoles. It has also listed the gaming wheel and joystick at a discounted price on the site.
Cool gaming peripherals on sale
Homeshop18, which is known for offering lucrative deals on gadgets, has created a Valentine’s Day sale page for consumers. This sale has a wide range of products including watches, jewellery, stationery, footwear and even fashion and lifestyle products. If you plan to club your gift with a touch of tradition (read flowers and heart shaped novelties), then Homeshop18 offers that as well starting at a price of mere Rs 150.
Valentine's sale on a wide range of products
Infibeam is yet another site known for offering heavy discounts rather than offering devices at the lowest price in the market. You can sift through the site to get a great deal and combine it with the Valentine’s sweet treats they offer. The Infibeam Valentine’s Sale shows chocolates, cakes, cards, flowers and combos on store shelves. It also has sections like “Gifts for her “ and “Gifts for him”.
eBay has put up its Deals of the Week for Valentine’s Day wherein it claims to offer up to 75 percent discount to consumers. Its Valentine's Day offers are available on smartphones, budget phones, cameras, TVs, audio, home appliances, camera lenses, tablets and laptops. The offer on these devices is valid only up to February 13.
eBay is celebrating Valentine's Week
Indiatimes Shopping has some cool options if you want to send flowers combined with cake, card or wine. Besides, it has some romantic gift options and the site also talks about flat 20 percent discount.
Vouchermate has on offer limited but really attractive stuff. On its store shelves, you will find romantic gifts like Lover Mugs and cards; you can also opt for vouchers. Then there are some really interesting couple T-shirts too.
Tradus also goes the traditional way by putting Valentine's Day offers in the form of flowers, chocolates and cuddly goodies along with apparels, watches and jewellery. It also has a special offer that allows personalised delivery of flowers.
Tradus goes traditional for Valentine's Day
Jabong has a lot happening in its Valentine’s Day sale section. It has an entire range of Love Collection, which offers some promising discounts on furnishing, apparel, footwear, fragrance, watches and so on. Further, it has the Cupid Corner and Stop-and-Shop sections with deals neatly segregated for “him” and “her”.
V-Day goodies at Jabong
Snapdeal is all geared up with lots and lots of offers for Valentine’s Day. It shows various gift ideas for her and him, which includes just about everything from mugs and frames to apparels and iPods. The site also has some really neat segments called “Dress Up For Valentine’s Day” for "Him" and "Her", which includes, apparels, slimming products, western wear and personal appliances.
ShopCues' Valentine’s Day sale section shows flowers, gift hampers, soft toys and fragrances. The “For Him” section of the Valentine’s sale has some attention-grabbing deals showing some not-so-latest devices like the BSNL tablet, earphones/headphones from Portronics, JBL, Jabra, Philips and Sony. It also has some phones and tablets from Nokia, HTC, Samsung, iBall, Zync and Milagrow.
ShopCues for your tech freak loved one
Indiaplaza also has its Valentine's Day special segment with cute cuddling teddies and some gold plated romantic showpieces. Indiaplaza is offering these products at a starting price of Rs. 498.
Limited products on sale at Indiaplaza
Though the Timtara shopping website doesn't talk about any particular Valentine’s Day sale, it still offers some deals that one can grab for this Valentine’s Day. For instance, its “Big Deals” section has some cool discounts on the Panasonic TV and 1TB hard drive. Moreover, Timtara offers varying discounts on making a purchase of specific amounts.
Naaptol currently has a gifts page named Rose Day and could possibly turn into Valentine’s Day offer soon. Imprinted with tiny bubbly hearts, the deals page shows offers on products ranging from chocolates, flowers, cakes, watches, perfumes, shavers/trimmers and cosmetics.
These online shopping options are great if you don't want to go hunting for that one special gift.
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