AliExpress 11.11 Sale 2019: Global Shopping Festival Guide
The traditional “11.11 Sale” or “The Global Shopping Festival” starts on the international marketplace AliExpress on November 11, 2019. It coincides with the Chinese Singles’ Day and within 11 years it has gained an impressive scale and is nearing the records of the Black Friday Sale.
At the time of the sale (this year it will last for 2 days) all AliExpress stores offer high discounts on the products: on average, 40-60%, sometimes the discounts are up to 90%. Right now one can buy clothes and accessories, toys, goods for home and other products with maximum economy. Besides the discounts from the sellers, the marketplace offers several more bonuses and ways to save.
11.11 presale started on October 28, so hurry up to learn the terms of the promotions to get the most necessary and funny products with minimum load on the budget.
When Does 11.11 AliExpress Singles Day Sale Start in 2019?
The tremendous sale starts on November 11, 2019, at 11:00 (UTC+3). It will last for 2 days, till November, 13, 10:50 (UTC+3). 2 days is enough to add products to the cart and finish an order. But all AliExpress customers know how challenging it can be to find and choose the desired product among millions of items and hundreds of stores with similar assortment. Not to lose time on searching during the 48 hours of the sale, it’s better to get ready in advance.
Getting ready is not only choosing the products. The event planners give an opportunity to save more on purchases with the help of discount coupons. So, besides the discount prices, you can make the sum even smaller partially paying with coupons. And you can also save buying with cash back, but we'll get to that.
11.11 AliExpress Presale
So, if you want to make the best use of the 11.11 sale, please pay attention to the following special offers:
● From 10:00 am October 28 to 10:59 November 11 (UTC+3) you get points for adding products to the cart, 5 points per product. This way you can earn 50 points a day (that is for 10 products). The points can be later exchanged to coupons, with which you can partially pay for the purchase.
● The “Prize for Purchase”
bonus: you get a coupon for $2 for each paid purchase.
● Gift Box: you can get several products in one box.
● From October 28 to November 1 (till 10:00 am UTC+3) each participant of the event will get a coupon for $2. It can be picked up on the main page of the sale.
● You can also get coupons in the Coupon Rain. While you are surfing AliExpress, a coupon icon can appear in any part of the screen. Click on it and get a set of 10 Select Coupons $2 each.
● Within Nov 1-6 (till
11:00 am UTC+3) you can win coupons for different amounts (up to $50) from
the $1,000,000 prize money in the Money Hop game. Except for the coupons,
you will also daily get other bonuses in other games.
- ● You can exchange points into coupons in the Coupon Center or buy a coupon for a given sore or a product.
There are also additional bonuses for new AliExpress users, promotions from famous brands, top-selling products and geo-optimized offers (you will see what products are mainly bought in your country and will be able to decide whether you need to hurry up with an order).
Also, pay attention to TMall, which is a separate store. Separate promotions and bonuses will be available here.
You have 2 weeks to carefully study all products and collect as many coupons as possible. By the way, pay special attention to the choice of products, as not all sellers are fair and they can sell you products 3 times more expensive under the semblance of the sale.
How to Choose Products at the 11.11 Sale?
Probably, the longest, for some pleasant, for some painful stage is the choice of the products. The thing is that hundreds of stores offering the same products are collected on the website. So you have to make an effort and do some analysis.
● Choose the product in
● Compare the prices. Skip
the lowest and the highest and ones. The first ones are suspicious, the
latter … why would you pay more?
● Go to the stores’ pages;
check the assortment, read the store reviews and those of the
● Check the shipping terms.
● Check whether you can
order several items in one shop. This way you will save on shipping.
● And the most important pint! Carefully read the product’s description and the reviews. It will protect you from the disappointment of “expectation-reality”.
● Add the product to the cart after that only. Or you can also add it to the Wish List, if you want to monitor the price change dynamics and make sure the discount is real.
Is the Discount Real?
● The choice on AliExpress is huge. And there are regular discounts in the stores. But at the time of general sales, every single seller reduces the prices. Or gives fake discounts. So which discount do you want to get?
● Fake discount. In this
case, the unfair seller makes the price for the product higher not long
before the sale, and on 11.11 they reduce it to the initial level. As a
result, the price is %70-90% lower, but in fact, you buy the product at
its normal price (or sometimes you pay even more, depending on the
● Partial discount. As in the case above, the sellers make the price higher, but not that much. And then they reduce it by 40%-90%. As a result, you will buy a product at a lower price, but the real discount will be only 10-20%.
● Real discount. Everything is fair here and you save as much as stated.
How not to get cheated? Add the products you are interested in to your Wish List and monitor the price change daily. Judging by the price change, you will understand whether the discount is real and whether the store is worth trusting.
In case you don’t want to do it manually, you don’t know how to do it or don’t want to lose time on it, you can use special price tracking services. But even these services can be cheated: the sellers launch now store pages before the sale, so the statistics there are new, and there will be no data to compare with.
How to Use Coupons and Save on 11.11 Sale on AliExpress
So, on the sale’s day, AliExpress offers several types of economy. Thanks to God, they are summed up, and you will be able to buy a product at a fire-sale price.
The stores’ discounts. They can also include fake discounts, and we wrote above how not to be tricked.
1. AliExpress Coupons. Can be applied to all products, you can pay with coupons like with money. In case the coupon is for $2, apply it to the purchase and pay out-of-pocket $2 less.
2. Store Coupons.
Consistently, can only be applied to the assortment of a given
3. Coupons for certain products. A must-have in case you know what you are going to buy.
4. Cash back. Using cash back, you will return about 2%-5% of the purchase price and will be able to use the funds for the next purchases.
So, the economy will consist of the product’s discount, coupons and cash back. You will crucially reduce the load on the family budget if you carefully plan everything and take the preparatory steps.
Important! The load on the AliExpress website will be huge within the first hours of the sale, as tens of thousands of customers will bombard the stores. In case the website won’t load, do not panic. Just wait for several minutes and reload the page, all actions are saved and you won’t lose the bonuses.
You can start placing an order not right after the start of the sale at 11:00 am (UTC+3) on November 11 but in 4-8 hours. The customer flow will reduce by this time. But the part of the discount offers will also go, so don’t procrastinate.
So, little time is left till the 11.11 Sale on Aliexpress. We wish you high discounts and good buys!