Black Friday Uruguay

Black Friday 2019 is coming. Have you already reserved the date?

It is known as “Black Friday”, Black Friday in English, the day after the celebration of Thanksgiving Day in the United States, that is, the Friday after the fourth Thursday of November. This year it will be November 29.

As is already a tradition, since the night of the Thanksgiving holiday thousands of people have stood in long lines waiting for the United States shopping centers to open their doors to take advantage of the Black Friday sales.

During that day, many retail stores and department stores tend to extend their business hours, causing a large influx of shoppers during the early morning and all day Friday. Black Friday marks the start of the Christmas shopping season in the United States, so all stores try to liquidate their old stock during that day, offering discounts that can go up to 80% and extraordinary promotions.

Can you imagine being there, living the adrenaline when the doors of the stores open and running to enjoy these clearance prices. Through Gripper you can access these discounts and experience Black Friday from the comfort of your home. From Uruguay as if you were in the United States.

In this article we have prepared a simple guide for you so you can make the most of this Black Friday.

1. Plan

It is good to be clear about the products you want to buy, since in most cases the offers last minutes and are many and for products that you never imagined, then you can easily get hooked looking without knowing what to buy. You can make a list and this will save you time and allow you to take advantage of discounts more effectively. For this it is good that a few days before you have already thought about the products and the stores in which you will buy. There are stores that allow you to make a wish list if you are registered as a user and select what you want to buy later, so that day you go directly to those products you compare the price and buy! Although you can also be tempted with a purchase of the moment.

2. What to buy?

During that day, US stores liquidate the merchandise from the previous season and it seems that technology will be the star of this edition. It is also advisable to buy clothes and items for the summer, because in the United States it is winter so everything in summer is given away. Many people take advantage of shopping for Christmas gifts for family and friends, it is a way to get it fixed and get Christmas gifts at very good prices and for all farewells, invisible friends and others …

There are also those who take advantage of bringing large items of technology, because although they are large and weigh a lot, with discounts they still come out cheaper than in the local market.

Remember that if you are going to buy something that has Wi-fi, you must do the homologation process before entering the country.

3. Where to buy?

On Gripper you can see a list of over 200 recommended safe shops, sorted by item. The preferred ones are:

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We recommend you review this list of stores a few days before to find the products you want to buy and start putting together your personalized list.

4. How to buy?

Through Gripper you can buy direct in the United States from Uruguay in a few simple steps, without any intermediary, without paying extra costs for handling or commissions, you only pay the shipping cost to Uruguay.

When you register at, they assign you a personal address in the USA to which you must send your purchases, once received in your locker, they are in charge of sending it to Uruguay and delivering it.

Gripper personnel prepare especially on those days, adding weekly flights and reinforcing the work team, both in the US and in Montevideo, so they can process all orders in a timely manner, and without you noticing that traffic is much higher in Those days, you have your purchases in a few days in your hands.

5. that day

It is important that that day you already have your Gripper US mailbox and your wish list, that you have also visited the stores that interest you beforehand; that you have slept well and are comfortable, prepared to spend a few good hours enjoying the discounts. Offers start at 0:00 on Friday, US time, so depending on the location of each store it is likely that they will start at 2 or 3 in the morning in Uruguay.

When you see that the product you want is at a good price, buy it! Do not hesitate, the offers sometimes last only a few minutes and the products that have a discount are those that are left over from the season or previous models, so there may also be few in stock. Some stores put offers at different times of the day so that the sites are not saturated, so you can be entering every two hours to see the current offers.

In addition to complementing Black Friday there is “Cyber ​​Monday”, Cyber ​​Monday in English, which is a day dedicated to online shopping and is celebrated on the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday. Then you can buy on Friday and Monday.

Yes now! This Black Friday you already know how to take advantage of discounts from Uruguay as if you were in the US.

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