Holiday Deals to Grab Before Thanksgiving
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26 Holiday Deals to Grab Before Thanksgiving

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Holiday Deals to Grab Before Thanksgiving
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Black Friday deals may be huge historically, but they come with massive crowds and pre-dawn rushes. Luckily, there are deals going on right now that rival those available during the biggest shopping holiday of the year — and you don't have to abandon your friends and relatives on Thanksgiving to get them. From kids' stuff and electronics to sporting goods and housewares, bargains are there for the taking long before the turkey is carved.

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Nespresso By Breville
Amazon

Nespresso By Breville

Buy on  $119.99  $199.95

Sale Price: $130 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $200 ($70 savings)
Buy It
If you like your coffee brewed one cup at a time and prefer the convenience of capsules, this Breville automatic single-cup coffee maker is a great buy that’s frequently on sale. The machine comes with 12 Nespresso Vertuo capsules, giving you a sampling of what blends are available via Nespresso’s subscription service (there’s 26 coffee and espresso options total). 

Beats Powerbeats3
Best Buy

Beats Powerbeats3

Buy on Best Buy U.S  $99.99

Sale Price: $120 from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $200 ($80 savings)
Buy It
Beats headphones are always a big wish-list item, and in 2018 these wireless earphones were flying off store shelves. Beat the rush this holiday season and jump on a pair now, while they’re widely available for $80 or more off the regular price. Get up to 12 hours of use on a full charge or an hour on a 5-minute quick charge. Bonus: They’re water- and sweat-resistant, making them a good pick for the gym.

iPad mini
Amazon

iPad mini

Sale Price: $520 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $550 ($30 savings)
Buy It
Year in, year out, Apple’s iPad mini is a hot holiday gift because it’s small enough to fit inside a purse or backpack, light enough to use as an e-reader, and powerful enough for any computing need you may have. This top-of-the-line model is Wi-Fi enabled and has 256GB of memory, but you can find cheaper older versions for more than $100 less, too.

Vizio 50” 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV
Walmart

Vizio 50” 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV

Buy on Walmart  $259.99

Sale Price: $260 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $428 ($168 savings)
Buy It
Stream your favorite movies and shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and YouTube, or watch the big game and your favorite local TV, all in razor-sharp 4K high definition. It’s also compatible with Alexa and Google Home, so you can control your TV with your voice. Big TVs like this one are a staple of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, but most of those deals are for off-name brands and not a highly rated HDTV like this Vizio model.

KitchenAid Professional Series 6 Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer w/ Flex Edge
Costco

KitchenAid Professional Series 6 Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer w/ Flex Edge

Sale Price: $250 from Costco
Reg. Price: $330 ($80 savings)
Buy It
Mix cake batter, knead bread dough, whip some cream, or whatever else your chef’s mind can think up with this classic 10-speed KitchenAid stand mixer. The brushed stainless-steel finish will lend a cool, professional vibe to any countertop, but this looker is also a serious tool that any chef will appreciate.

Rockland Luggage Melbourne 20
Amazon

Rockland Luggage Melbourne 20

Buy on  $46.68  $120

Sale Price: $43 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $120 ($77 savings)
Buy It
This 20-inch expandable carry-on spinner suitcase is a favorite among Amazon users, with a 4-star avarage rating from more than 3,000 buyers. The hardshell case is made of ABS plastic and is available in an eye-popping 33 different color choices, so you'll never mistake your bag for some else's ever again.

X Box One X
Best Buy

X Box One X

Sale Price: $400 from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $500 ($100 savings)
Buy It
If the gamer in your life isn’t on Team Playstation, that’s because they’re on Team X Box. This bundle comes with one wireless gaming controller plus a download of “Tom Clancy’s The Division 2,” as well as a free month trial membership in X Box Live Gold and X Box Game Pass. Plus, the console can stream all your favorite movies and shows from Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube in 4K, as well as play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs.

Barbie Dreamplane Playset
Walmart

Barbie Dreamplane Playset

Buy on Walmart  $89.99

Sale Price: $59 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $74 ($15 savings)
Buy It
It wouldn’t be the holidays without a Barbie playset to dream about. The Dreamplane Playset was a sellout hit toy last year, and experts say it will be again in 2019. Everyone’s favorite world traveler turned 60 this year (doesn’t look a day over 29!) and to celebrate, Barbie got her pilot’s license so she could fly her Dreamplane anywhere, anytime.

Google Pixel 4
Best Buy

Google Pixel 4

Sale Price: $100 gift card from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $800 unlocked ($100 savings)
Buy It
The latest version of Google’s smartphone has a faster processor, more memory, and a new two-lens camera that can take stunning nighttime photos. Best Buy will give you a $100 store gift card for buying the unlocked version of this phone, or choose a new wireless plan and get a $150 store card instead.

Instant Pot Duo 80
Amazon

Instant Pot Duo 80

Buy on  $99  $139.95

Sale Price: $100 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $140 ($40 savings)
Buy It
Get an Instant Pot and you’ll never use the excuse of being too busy to make dinner (or breakfast or lunch) ever again. The 8-quart Duo 80 is big enough to cook a meal for eight people, and with seven cooking modes it can do everything from make soup and rice to roast chicken and cheesecake. Also available in 3-, 6-, and 10-quart sizes.

ProForm Premier 500
Sam's Club

ProForm Premier 500

Sale Price: $699 from Sam’s Club
Reg. Price: $1,099 ($400 savings)
Buy It
Get a head start on your new year’s resolution to shape up with this ProForm treadmill. It has 20 programmed workouts to keep things interesting, an audio jack and built-in speakers for your favorite tunes, and it can sync with a tablet or phone to track your workouts or use the optional iFit app (fee applies). When you’re done, the deck folds for storage.

Bounce Pro 7-Foot My First Trampoline Hexagon
Walmart

Bounce Pro 7-Foot My First Trampoline Hexagon

Buy on Walmart  $99

Sale Price: $62 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $101 ($39 savings)
Buy It
Who doesn’t love bouncing on a trampoline? This compact trampoline is designed for kids ages 3 to 10, with a compact footprint that will fit in most backyards. It’s also UV-resistant, so it’ll stand up to the summer sun. Trampolines like this one sell out frequently, so don’t wait if you find one in stock.

Apple Airpods with Charging Case
Best Buy

Apple Airpods with Charging Case

Buy on Walmart  $12.19

Sale Price: $145 from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $160 ($15 savings)
Buy It
There are plenty of other great wireless earbuds out there, but let’s be honest: None of them look as cool as Apple’s Airpods. They pair automatically with any Apple device, allowing you to listen to your favorite music, watch TV without disturbing others, or making calls on your iPhone.

Vitamix A2300 Ascent Series Smart Blender
Amazon

Vitamix A2300 Ascent Series Smart Blender

Buy on  $370  $549.95

Sale Price:$370 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $550 ($180 savings)
Buy It
Pulse, puree, chop, blend, and whirl your way through the day with this Vitamix blender. These heavy-duty appliances are a must for anyone who makes smoothies, mixed drinks, soups, doughs, or sauces on a regular basis. It comes with a 64-ounce pitcher and can connect to a smartphone or tablet to sync with the Vitamix Perfect Blend app to turn out perfect recipes every time.

Paw Patrol Mighty Pups Super Paws Lookout Tower Playset
Walmart

Paw Patrol Mighty Pups Super Paws Lookout Tower Playset

Buy on Walmart  $69.99

Sale Price: $70 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $100 ($30 savings)
Buy It
Keep watch over Adventure Bay with the Paw Patrol pups as they await their next mission. The Lookout Tower has a telescope that kids can peer through, a platform that lights up, and a zipline to send your favorite Paw Patrol Might Pup figures on their way when the call comes.

Samsung 2.1 Soundbar
Amazon

Samsung 2.1 Soundbar

Sale Price: $148 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $199 ($51 savings)
Buy It
Most flat-screen TVs have pretty unimpressive speakers that can't do their eye-popping, razor-sharp pictures justice. Make sure you hear everything loud and clear with this two-channel soundbar. It's Bluetooth-enabled, meaning no wires to clutter up your media center, and has a special sound mode for gaming.

Samsung 75” Class Q6-Series 4K Ultra HD Smart HDR QLED TV
Sam's Club

Samsung 75” Class Q6-Series 4K Ultra HD Smart HDR QLED TV

Sale Price: $1,499 from Sam’s Club
Reg. Price: $1,999 ($500 savings)
Buy It
Those 50-inch TVs seem so… 2018. Go big with this 75-inch Samsung television and see everything in vivid, razor-sharp 4K. It’s compatible with other Samsung SmartThings smart home devices, and with the Bixby voice-control feature you’ll never worry about losing the remote control again.

Apple Watch Series 3
Amazon

Apple Watch Series 3

Sale Price: $190 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $200 ($10 savings)
Buy It
Like the iPad mini, Apple’s timepiece is always a hot holiday gift. And even though Apple’s groundbreaking smartwatch is now on generation five, this third-generation Apple Watch boasts all the same basic features as its newer (and pricier) brand sibling. It tells time (of course), monitors your heartbeat and other vital signs, has built-in GPS, and can be worn in the pool. Available in silver or black.

Lodge Essential 7-Piece Pan Set
Amazon

Lodge Essential 7-Piece Pan Set

Buy on  $64  $98.99

Sale Price: $60 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $99 ($39 savings)
Buy It
Nothing beats good old-fashioned cast iron for cooking. Treat these pans well, and you'll get a lifetime's use out of this Lodge cookware set. You get a 10.5-inch griddle pan, a 10.25-inch skillet, and a 6-inch grill pan, plus two scrapers for easy clean-up and two silicone pot wranglers.

Chi Flat Iron
Walmart

Chi Flat Iron

Buy on Walmart  $58.45

Sale Price: $53 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $100 ($47 savings)
Buy It
Here’s a hot gift, literally. This 1-inch flat iron has ceramic heating plates to tame frizzy tresses and make hair styling a cinch. It’s got an 11-foot swivel cord that’ll stay out of your way while you’re doing your ’do, and a dual-voltage switch so you can bring it along when you travel.

Lego Classic Creative Box
Amazon

Lego Classic Creative Box

Buy on  $47.99  $59.99

Sale Price: $48 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $60 ($12 savings)
Buy It
There will always be a hot new Lego set to buy, but sometimes all you really need are the basics so you keep building bigger and better projects of your own imagining. This Lego kit comes with a whopping 790 pieces, including doors, windows, wheels, gears, base plates, and oodles of bricks to build and build and build. Another reason to buy now? Legos disappear from store shelves quickly every year, so jump on a deal when you see one.

Farberware 3.2-Quart Digital Oil-Less Fryer
Walmart

Farberware 3.2-Quart Digital Oil-Less Fryer

Sale Price: $39 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $59 ($20 savings)
Buy It
You can fry onion rings, bake a cake, and roast chicken breasts with this air fryer from Faberware. The cooking basket can hold up to 2 pounds of food and it’s dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning. Available in black or white.

Keurig K-Mini Single Serve
Amazon

Keurig K-Mini Single Serve

Buy on  $69.95  $79.99

Sale Price: $64 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $80 ($16 savings)
Buy It
If you don’t want to be beholden to Nespresso for all of your coffee pods, a Keurig K-cup single-serve coffee maker like this one is a great alternative because there are so many more coffee options available. This version is slim (less than 5 inches wide) yet can accommodate travel mugs up to 6 inches tall, and it’s got an auto-off function so you can grab and go. Keurig coffee makers are always a hot holiday gift, and prices can fluctuate wildly, so grab a deal like this while you can.

Mattel Pictionary Air
Walmart

Mattel Pictionary Air

Buy on Walmart  $19.99

Sale Price: $17 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $20 ($3 savings)
Buy It
Bring your favorite family guessing game into the 21st century with this updated version of Pictionary. You don’t need a big pad of paper and a pen for this game, though. Use the pen to draw in the air and watch as your doodle takes shape on your TV and smartphone. The accompanying app can also record your performance, allowing you to replay your greatest artistic moments, and it’s got a “selfie mode” so you can practice your Pictionary skills on you own.

Ninja Coffee Bar System
Walmart

Ninja Coffee Bar System

Sale Price: $99 from Walmart
Reg. Price: $179 ($80 savings)
Buy It
Stop wasting your money on fancy coffee shops and become the barista you always dreamed of being with this versatile coffee maker. Choose your brew strength and the size of your serving, from single cup to travel mug to thermal carafe. There’s also a built-in frother so you can prepare yummy cappuccino- and latte-style drinks, too.

T-fal Triple Basket Deep Fryer
Amazon

T-fal Triple Basket Deep Fryer

Buy on  $60.99  $99.99

Sale Price: $59 from Amazon
Reg. Price: $100 ($41 savings)
Buy It
Fry tots, french fries, and onion rings while you're watching the big game, or go all-in on a meal of fried chicken or fish for the family. This 4-liter fryer comes with two small fry baskets plus one double-sized baskets, all dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning.

To see products mentioned in this gift guide and more, visit our gift idea lists on Amazon