Where to buy this year's most-Googled gifts (for less)(Read article summary)
Google has released its annual list of the 15-most Googled gifts. Here's where you can find them for the best prices.
The holiday season is upon us, and Google knows what you want. The search engine released its annual list of the 15 most-Googled holiday gifts in a blog post on Monday, but we noticed it didn't provide any information on where to get the best price on any of these items. So we thought we'd do what we do best here at Brad's Deals, and track down where to buy the most Googled-gifts of the season for less!
Best Prices on the Top 5 Most-Googled Toys
Originally $149.99, this camera spy drone is now listed at $55 on Choxi, and new customers can get an additional $5 off when they use offer codeBRADS5OFF30. Returning customers can get free shipping with codeBRADSFS.
Shopkins merch has become a holiday must-have for families with young kids, and if yours are begging to get in on the action, this Season 3 kit is a good place to start. Walmart has this set for the same price, but it doesn't come with free shipping unless you spend more than $50. If you're a Prime member (and you really should be, at least for the three-month trial period during the holiday season), two-day shipping is free on Amazon.
Everyone wants a hoverboard for Christmas this year, and this is the best deal we've found on the hot new mode of transportation anywhere online.
Both GameStop and Amazon are selling this game pack for all consoles starting at $79.99 with free shipping. Each set includes the LEGO Dimensions game, a LEGO gateway set with in-game building instructions, a LEGO toy pad for adding characters and three LEGO figurines.
The $79.99 version is a Target exclusive that's sure to please young Star Wars fans who want their very own droid. This toy is basically just a weirdly shaped remote-control car that can move in any direction and make "expressive droid sounds" while wheeling around. Cute, fun, and decently inexpensive. For $149.99. you can get an upgraded version of this toy that's not only prettier, but also packed with lots of special features. The Sphero toy can be controlled via app, has voice recognition software, holographic message capabilities (OMG OMG!!), autonomous behavior and an adaptive personality. It looks about as close as you can possibly get to the real thing, until you realize it's tiny. Be aware: both of these toys are WAY smaller than they appear online. That doesn't make them any less cool, though.
Best Prices on the Top 5 Most-Googled Apparel Options
What kind of self-respecting adult DOESN'T own at least three pairs of cozy footie PJs for those cold winter nights? Onsies are both the wave of the future AND a blast from the past and I for one prefer my clothing to be a bit of a contradiction. I'm not gonna lie, when I found this deal I ordered two immediately--one cat-themed pair for me, and one koala-themed paid for my boyfriend . I'm planning on forcing him to wear it during the Star Wars marathon party that's set to take place on our couch this weekend. I don't think it will take much forcing though.
I'm loving the fact that Adidas Superstars are back in fashion, and kicking myself for throwing away my pair of pink ones (complete with Sponge Bob laces, 'natch) from way back in '02. I could have sold them for a fortune if I'd only known. Most major retailers are pricing these kicks at $79.99, but Zappos chopped it down to $75 and sweetened the deal even more by offering free shipping, so that's where I'd buy these if I was looking to relive my junior high glory days.
A great deal on a whole bunch of classic Levi's styles, which typically retail at up to $60. Mix and match different cuts and stock your (or your loved ones') closet up with some durable denim for the winter months.
Google Search Term: "Shinola Watches"
What/Where to Buy: Ladies' Shinola 'The Birdy' White Dial Leather Strap Watch -- $425 at Reeds Jewelers
Use coupon code RJH50 to take $50 off this $475 watch, bringing the price down to $425, which is the lowest I could find online for this item. This code should work on all Shinola watches on the Reeds Jewelers website.
Yet another throwback style, bomber jackets are all the rage on the runways this season. They're a versatile look, however, so I couldn't nail down just ONE to showcase. I recommend checking out the wide variety of bomber jacket styles over at Boohoo, a site I've recently become obsessed with for its inexpensive prices and giant selection of adorable styles. They've got three pages devoted to bomber jackets, so whether you want something light and cheap, or are looking for a more seasonally appropriate style, they've got you covered starting at just $20 (the jacket in the picture is $44). Use code PLUS15 to get an additional 15 percent off at checkout.
Best Prices on the Top 5 Most-Googled Electronics
Smart TVs are becoming more and more commonplace, and this is one of the best on the market. With a 60Hz refresh rate, 4K display, built-in WiFi and Smart TV apps, it's well worth the price, especially considering this is the cheapest we could find this model by $180.
If you're looking for the a cheap smartwatch that can receive notifications and texts and snap pictures remotely, the Martian Notifier will only set you back $29.99 at BuyDig when you use promo code BRADSGEAR at checkout. Keep in mind this is a very bare-bones smartwatch that isn't going to do much to impress your tech-head friends. The LG G Watch R is pricier at $189, but it's got a LOT features too: text, call and email notifications, a fitness tracking suite and the ability to resist dust and water. Use code BRADSLGWATCHR at checkout to get this price.
I am forever getting my headphones tangled in my coat pocket or inconveniently wrapped around my phone, so these guys are a godsend. Originally worth $69.99. this Groupon deal is a 79 percent discount, but it's ending soon.
Pretty much every major retailer is selling this game for $59.99, but Best Buy was the only place I could find a $49.99 pre-owned copy. However, if you need to buy more than one new game, one of our readers pointed out that Walmart is currently having a great bundle deal on select Xbox One games: two for $89.98. Halo 5 is one of the choices, as is Fallout 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Star Wars Battlefront and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Bundle two together and you'll get each for $44.99.
Google Search Term: "Instant Cameras"
What/Where to Buy: Polaroid One Step Close Up 600 Instant Film Camera -- $29.99 at Etsy
These vintage cameras are coming back into fashion in a big way, but some major retailers *cough Urban Outfitters cough* are selling nearly this exact make and model for almost $200. In this case, Etsy is the way to go. Brad's Deals account coordinator Sakura recently bought this and she says her camera arrived in perfect working condition. "The film is expensive," said Sakura. "But Impossible Project is having a sale on it right now, so stock up while you can."
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