The festive season in India is right around the corner and as COVID shows signs of decrease, people are seemingly looking forward to it. For those few unaware, the Indian festive season is a period marked by celebrations, ceremonies, get-togethers, and of course shopping.
This period includes major festivals like Navaratri, Durga Puja, Diwali, Bhai Dooj and many others that are celebrated in different parts of the country. And, after another gruesome year of dealing with the pandemic, people in India are gearing up to celebrate the festival season, encouraged by the increase in the pace of vaccination.
If there’s one thing Indians like to do the most during Festive Season, it’s shopping. And, this is due to the fact that, this is the only season when sellers all around the country lay out exciting deals for the customers.
Moreover, this is not just limited to online shopping portals like Amazon, Flipkart but extends to Local Departmental Stores as every seller has their version of “Festive Season Sales”.
Now, since it’s impossible to list out all the Sales, we’ll take a look into some of the exciting offers laid out by the major online sellers like Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra and AJIO.
Amazon Great Indian Festival sale will go live on October 3 this year. The sale will include deals on mobiles and accessories, electronics, gaming, toys, TVs, appliances, Amazon Echo/ Kindle/ Fire TV products, fashion, and more.
During the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale, users will be able to avail 10 percent instant discount on purchases from partner bank HDFC’s credit and debit cards, and EMI payments from HDFC bank.
Amazon says that users will be able to avail no-cost EMI on their Debit and Credit cards via Bajaj Finserv for up to Rs 1 lakh. Further, there is an exchange offer that will allow users to exchange their old devices for up to a Rs 25,000 discount.
Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2021 will commence on October 3 with some of the best year-end deals on Mobiles, Laptops, Electronics, Fashion & millions of other products available across Flipkart. Along with attractive offers on various brands, Axis Bank & ICICI Bank Credit Card Offers, No Cost EMI Options From HDFC/SBI/ICICI will also be available during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale. Paytm users will also get extra discounts & cashback offers on the final payment page.
Further, Flipkart has announced that the Flipkart Plus customers will get early access to the Big Billion Days 2021 sale. The sale lasts till October 10.
Walmart-owned fashion online fashion retailer Myntra can be seen hosting its biggest sale event ‘Big Fashion Festival’, between October 3 and 10. Early Access dates for Myntra Insiders, Myntra’s loyalty programme members, are October 1 and 2.
The upcoming edition of Big Fashion Festival, will offer a selection from about 7000 brands, offering the largest-ever collection of about 10 lakh styles, making it one of the biggest fashion events in the country, this festive season.
The 8-day event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for shoppers to pick the latest designs and styles, especially ethnic wear, from popular brands like BIBA, W, Libas, Anouk. This time, more brands than ever before, offer domestic and international brands including Mango, H&M, Puma, Marks & Spencer, along with a focus on regional festive ensembles.
This year’s AJIO Big Bold Sale starts at September 30 is its boldest yet with discounts on 99.9 per cent of their catalogue including international must-have brands like Levi’s, Puma, Nike, ADIDAS, Superdry, Marks And Spencer, GAS, G-Star Raw, BIBA, W, Vero Moda, ONLY, MUJI, REPLAY and many more.
Top fashionistas, who are always on the lookout for a great fashion steal, have an added incentive to get swiping and shopping this year with assured gifts when you shop for Rs 9,000. Consumers can also better their chances to win more by playing games for better discounts and attractive free gifts like an iPhone, Superdry merchandise, etc.
In a bid to offer the best of fashion, AJIO recently expanded its portfolio to house global luxury brands under AJIO LUXE. Featuring brands like Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Diesel, Salvatore Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo and many more, it offers the largest collection of luxury styles online.
With all these attractive offers and deals, customers are likely to flock in millions to get the best deals. However, one must definitely check out the local stores (maintaining all COVID norms) as you never know, you might find a deal waiting just for you.