For many Canadians, the thrill of the in-store hunt is all part of Black Friday’s allure. But if you want to avoid the lines and busy stores, you may prefer online shopping to lining up with the crowds even though Walmart Canada stores are open.
To help you snag all the best deals this year, we’ve rounded up our top insider tips for making the most of Black Friday.
Walmart Canada’s biggest Black Friday ever starts online at 9 p.m. EST on November 9, 2022 and runs for three weeks, with new deals added every week. In-store deals start on November 10, 2022 (opening times vary at select store locations).
|Anytime!||Preload your cart before Black Friday|
|Wednesday, November 9||9 p.m. EST||Buy Black Friday items online|
|Thursday, November 10||Store opening time||Buy Black Friday items in-store|
|Anytime!||Preload your cart before Cyber Monday|
|Sunday, November 27||9 p.m. EST||Buy Cyber Monday items online|
|Monday, November 28 – Wednesday, November 30||Shop Cyber Monday’s continued sales online|
FYI, you can also visit Walmart.ca’s Black Friday info page to sign up for email notifications.
1Get holiday shopping inspiration.
Wondering what items you simply have to put on your list for all the different people in your life? We’ve created a ton of useful holiday gift guides and editor’s picks to take out the guesswork. Here are a few of our favourite holiday guides:
2Set up a Walmart account in advance to save time.
Your Walmart.ca account securely holds your shipping and payment information, as well as order tracking details, which speeds up the check-out process—a definite bonus during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales when many items are in high demand.
Want to ship directly to a friend or family member? You can add unlimited mailing addresses to your account address book, so it’s easy to get gifts where they need to go.
3Stay “in the know” with e-newsletters, flyers and social media.
Visit Walmart’s Black Friday page to sign up for weekly emails so you can scan for the best Black Friday deals in your inbox. Plus, you’ll stay up to date on surprise promotions and events.
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4Use Walmart.ca's shopping list function.
Whether you’re using the Walmart.ca app (which we recommend, since it will have the most up-to-date info!) or the website from your laptop or desktop, you can create as many as 50 shopping lists once you sign up for an account. Label them clearly with “Toys for Avery” or “Tech Favourites” to keep organized.
5Preload your Black Friday and Cyber Monday carts.
Save a little time on the big day!
Black Friday prices go live on Walmart.ca on Wednesday, November 9 at 9 p.m. EST. However, you can preload your cart at any time. The day of, it’s easy to remove items that you no longer want. The same goes for Cyber Monday, when sales go live on Sunday, November 27 at 9 p.m. EST.
6Spend less and still get free shipping.
At Walmart.ca, there’s now free shipping on orders of $35 or more. Orders of at least $25 can be shipped to the store for easy pick-up. Some locations even have free curb-side pick-up, too.
7Keep an eye on your open tabs.
On two of the biggest shopping days of the year, it’s OK to refresh your Walmart.ca page—you won’t lose items already saved in your cart. However, try not to have tons of tabs or pages open on your browser to avoid slowdowns on the site.
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8Check the fine print to avoid surprises.
Make sure you’re familiar with each item’s return policy. Some products are final sale, while others must be returned unopened. You have between 14 and 30 days to return most products.
Now the waiting game begins. Happy shopping!
Prices shown are subject to change. Please check Walmart.ca for the latest pricing.
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