PLANO, Texas, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation is a momentous milestone, filled with anticipation and promise. Because graduation is the culmination of years of hard work, friends and family want to offer the ideal gift. Yet, finding the perfect item for graduates starting their new life doesn't have to come with a high price tag.
"Even the hottest graduation gifts this season can be purchased for less if you follow a few simple steps," says Kevin Strawbridge, President of online savings hub DealTaker.com. "The key is researching not only the products, but also the price points and special offers, sales or coupons available online." Kevin offers these tips when shopping online for graduates.
Computers and Electronics: Electronics and computers are on the top of almost every graduate's wish list. Stores like Best Buy, Newegg, and Dell often have special offers on laptops, cameras, cell phones, and MP3 players. Save even more using coupons found on sites like DealTaker.com such as Newegg's $10 off first orders of $50 or more.
Money: Money is a classic graduation gift. Rather than plain old cash, consider offering a personalized gift card. On sites like DealTaker.com you can get personalized gift cards from online retailers like GiftCards.com, or even bonus cash back on gift cards purchases from American Express, Discover.
Clothing: Whether that special graduate needs a new business suit or comfortable college clothes, new clothes make a great graduation gift. Stores like Gap, JC Penney, and Macy's have sales on many items and special offers when buying online, such as DealTaker.com's exclusive offer from JC Penney good for 10% off most purchases.
Experiences: Trips abroad, special tours, and tickets to special events make unique and exciting graduation gifts. Discounts on tickets and trips are available through DealTaker.com stores like Smart Destinations, Spirit Vacations, Booking Buddy, Six Flags, and Xperience Days.
Personalized Gifts: For those looking to add the perfect touch to their graduation gifts, consider engraved frames, monogrammed pen sets, birthstone jewelry, or personalized desk sets and stationery from shops like Personal Creations, Personalization Mall, and A Gift Personalized.
DealTaker.com is the premier destination for consumers looking to spend less and get more. A free coupon site for members to share and take deals, DealTaker.com makes it easy to save on merchandise and services including food, travel, electronics, home furnishings, jewelry and pet supplies, among others. Founded in Plano, Texas in 2004, DealTaker.com works with more than 2,500 stores, more than 70,000 Twitter followers and 280,000 deal-sharing members to provide thousands of active coupons and deals every day.