MANILA, Philippines – While shopping at the always hotly anticipated SM 3-Day Sale guarantees a good deal, there are even better bargains to be discovered – if you know where to look and when to shop. Here are 10 insider tips (you wish you knew before!) to help you navigate your way through the upcoming sale this weekend at selected SM Supermalls. Read on to get #AllKindsofWin!
1. Start early to get first dibs on the best sale items.
The first few hours of a big sale is a goldmine. The best marked-down items are yet to be snagged and if you’re lucky, they still have them at your size. And you can breeze through the checkout counter in no time. Shopping at 0% panic and stress level, yes?
2. Load up and enjoy a good meal before the shopping flurry.
Make sure you have enough energy to sustain you from rack to rack and from shop to shop. Among the great dining deals available, Pizza Hut has something for frenzied shoppers with their 2 Family Pan pizzas at 50% off only during the SM 3-Day Sale.
3. Shopping during the first 2 hours gets you more discounts.
Get an additional 10% off on top of the existing discount when you shop with your SM Advantage card during the first 2 hours of the SM 3-Day Sale on Friday at Forever 21, Uniqlo, Ace Hardware, Toy Kingdom, Watsons, The SM Store, and other SM Retail affiliates. Also open to BDO Rewards and Prestige members.
4. GC rewards when you shop on a Saturday and Sunday.
No time to shop during the Friday rush? Don’t fret as the SM 3-Day Sale also has something for the weekend warriors. Every P5,000 single-receipt purchase rewards you with a P200 gift certificate from SM Supermalls and doubles your raffle coupons.
5. Stock-up on fashion basics and upgrade your wardrobe with key pieces.
Time to do a closet overhaul. From casual staples such as tees and jeans to dresses, jackets and shoes for the office, you are sure to find them among the selected marked-down items up to 70% off from SM Woman (The SM Store), Forever 21, Uniqlo, Apple & Eve, Girbaud, ForMe, Collezione C2, Unica Hija, Jag and Primadonna among others.
6. Time to get that eyewear you’ve been eyeing for
Prices of eyewear, watches and accessories incredibly drops during the SM 3-Day Sale. Oakley, Celine, Quicksilver, Nike, CK and Fendi are just some of the eyewear brands at 50-70% off from Ideal Vision. Timex also offers select watches at half the price.
7. Get a new pair of sneaks at 50%.
Use your spanking new trainers as motivation to get you started on your gym membership. Or for the fashionistas, we’re sure you’ve heard that sneakers are the new flats. Sportshouse is offering 50% discount on select running shoes.
8. Take advantage of the 5% additional discount for appliances.
5% off on top of the existing discount is big savings when you shop for high-ticket items such as appliances. Just show your SM Advantage, BDO Rewards or Prestige card to avail of this shopping privilege at the SM Appliance Center during the first 2 hours of Friday.
9. Just flash your SM Advantage Card for hassle-free parking.
Parking spaces are reserved for SM Advantage, BDO Rewards and Prestige members during the SM 3-Day Sale. First come, first served, as usual, so it pays to be early. Best to be there a little before 10am, just a few minutes before the mall open
10. Best weekend to schedule a much-needed pampering session.
Select beauty and wellness services offer deep discounts and irresistible packages during the SM 3-Day Sale. For instance, body scrubs, diamond peels and eyelash extensions at 50%-70% off are offered. So it’s really best to start shopping early and cap it off with a relaxing pampering session.
Visit the SM 3-Day Sale this Friday to Sunday (May 15, 16 and 17) at SM City Bacoor, Baguio, Batangas, Consolacion, Naga, Novaliches, San Fernando, San Lazaro, Santa Rosa, SM Center Las Pinas, SM Megacenter Cabanatuan and SM Megamall. Share your best shopping finds online, use the hashtag #SM3DaySale and tag @SMSupermalls on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Per DTI-FTEB SPD permit nos. 8057, 2900, 7957 & 7071, DTI-NEPO permit no. 021 and DTI Batangas permit no. 115, series of 2015.ADVT