3 Easy Ways To Save Money On Shipping

With a world dominated by technology and constantly moving more and more online, commodities are becoming more commonly found through the internet. Most aspects of life that used to be done in person are now done more effectively online. Covid-19 has helped this trend progress monumentally.

For a while it was literally prohibited in many countries to even step foot outside your apartment. Because of this, education, businesses, and all shopping went online completely and have in essence stayed there for a large amount of the world still. With so much online, it’s important to know how you can save money and understand the ins and outs of the system just a little better. So, here are 3 easy ways to save money on shipping.

Look for websites that promote it. 

Many websites will sell the same product for the same price but have a difference of cost in shipping. Because of their connections or location matched with your location, the shipping will be free to you. In cases like this, you are actually losing money not visiting other websites. For example, there’s a website here that sponsors free US address shipping. As long as your address is in the United States, they can ship your packages for you for free. So not only is it important to look around for different companies that are selling the same product, but in this case, it would benefit you to look for different third party websites and companies that will help you as well.

Buy in bulk. 

If you’re looking for a large quantity of a product, it can oftentimes be cheaper to buy it in bulk. Companies are trying to sell as many goods as possible and because of that, usually if you hit a certain price range or product count, they’ll include shipping for free as an incentive. So, if you know that you’re going to need an excess amount of a product in the future, it’s smart to buy it all at once, have it just in case, and save money on shipping. Not only will you save money on whatever item you need right then, but the prices will gradually become cheaper the more the quantity goes up. You also will be saving on whatever future shipping costs you would have had to pay to buy that product in the future.

Subscription services.

If you find yourself doing lots of online shopping, it’s worth it to find a subscription service that provides free shipping. One of the most common and best values is Amazon Prime. There’s a discounted student version if you’re studying, but otherwise it still isn’t too expensive. It’ll be worth your money in the long run if you find yourself ordering more than 2-3 items per month and do not qualify for the free US address shipping that I mentioned earlier.

Hopefully these tips helped! If you find yourself shopping online, get free shipping.

Adam Hansen

Adam is a part time journalist, entrepreneur, investor and father.