Ready to get some great deals for Christmas. Here's what you need to do when shopping online to maximize your savings.Shopping online is a great way to find bargain deals for Christmas. And being able to get fabulous gifts without leaving your house? Priceless.

If you want to make your Christmas Budget stretch as far as possible this season here’s how you can get the best online deals for Christmas.

Sign Up with a Deals Site

You can sign up for a coupon or deals site like Chippmunk to have the best deals sent to your inbox each day. This way you can quickly scan through the list to see if anything matches your shopping list!

Stack Coupon Codes

I love, love coupon codes. In fact I rarely (if ever) buy something online without first doing some extensive research to see if there’s a promo code available.

During the holiday season most retailers offer some pretty good savings via online coupons and many of them can be stacked! That means if you have a free shipping code and a percent off code you can use them together for maximum savings.

Price Compare

When you find something fitting for one of your gift recipients don’t buy it yet. You first need to check with other online retailers to see if you can get a better price.

Just the other day I was about to spend $50 on a Kitty Surprise and decided to check another place and found the same exact items for only $25!

Look for Special Offers

If you’re a first time customer most retailers will offer you a significant discount for joining their mailing list.

Look for those special offers on the retailer’s website and make sure to take advantage of any that apply to you. You can also read 10 Holiday Shopping Secrets You Didn’t Know for more ideas.

Shop With a List

To really save money when shopping online you should shop with a list. Having a list will prevent you from making impulse purchases and will help you stay focused on finding the best deals. Plus, your list will ensure you don’t forget anyone.

Win a $500 Visa Gift Card!

And now, to make your money go farther we’ve partnered with Chippmunk to give one lucky winner a $500 Visa gift card!

This giveaway is open to residents of the United States and will end at 12:00 am on 12/15/14. You can enter the giveaway through the Rafflecopter widget below and the winner will be chosen at random. See the rafflecopter for terms and conditions for more info.

Good luck and Happy Cyber Monday!

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