Black Friday in Kenya: What’s it all about?

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As online retailers prepare for this year’s doorbuster deals, Kenyan shoppers are looking forward to another Black Friday in Kenya.

Black Friday marks the start of the festive shopping season. It is more popular in the US and parts of Europe. For months to weeks before this shopping festival, brands advertise forthcoming deals online and on land. On Black Friday, shoppers hunting for deals in land-based stores stand in queues before dawn hoping to get the early bird deals.

Black Friday is increasingly popular because shoppers can buy gifts for the festive season at fair prices. Since these deals are time bound, shoppers have to beat the 24 hour deadline.

Black Friday is not as popular in Africa. However, recently, major brands in African cities like Nairobi have embraced this shopping festival.

Online shopping on Black Friday prevents stampedes witnessed in land-based stores, and gives shoppers the exciting opportunity to follow deals in numerous online stores. Online shopping in Kenya makes it easy for bargain hunters to find the latest deals from retailers like Jumia, which is offering a 90% off Black Friday sale.

What to Buy on Black Friday in Kenya

The most popular Black Friday products are electronic goods like tablets, televisions and laptops. You can also search for Black Friday deals for clothes and fashion accessories. Black Friday in Kenya, this year, promises to bring such good deals to online shoppers.

Shoppers waiting for a store to open in the US

Shoppers waiting for a store to open in the US.

How to Grab the Best Black Friday Deals

  1. Decide Now!

Do you know what you need, or what you are looking for? You will save a lot of time by searching for specific Black Friday discounts.

  1. Subscribe Now!

Before November 27th, know which brands have Black Friday in Kenya bargains and you will have an easy time looking for the best deals.

  1. Budget Now!

Black Friday is more like a shop-till-you-drop experience so you might want to trim your impulse buying habits.

  1. Read Between the Lines

Read the terms and conditions of the sale. For instance, does the Black Friday discount apply to all shoppers, to the first 100 customers etc?

  1. Use Apps to Save Time

Use mobile apps to find the best Black Friday in Kenya deals quickly and easily.

Black Friday Deals for your Next Hotel Booking

Take advantage of Black Friday deals to save on your next hotel booking whether you are travelling for business or leisure. If you intend to spend the holiday season in an exotic place out of town, Black Friday hotel deals with give you a reason to celebrate Christmas early.

Since Kenya has a wide range of hotels, it is possible to find appropriate accommodation for a family, a group, a couple or for a solo traveller. Additionally, you can search for accommodation in a specific region that interests you. For example, Diani Beach, Watamu and Mombasa are the best beach safari destinations. On the other hand, Maasai Mara, Amboseli and Tsavo parks are the best for wildlife safari lovers.

Jumia Travel Black Friday hotel discount will roll out soon, are you ready for it?

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