25 Things That are Way Cheaper to Shop For on Amazon and eBay

Shopping is great but buying what you want at a great online shopping deal is even better

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Shopping is great but buying what you want at a great online shopping deal is even better. Why pay more for something when you can save money instead? That’s why we’re stoked when we see wonderful prices on Amazon and eBay. We get what we need and still have some money left over to do more shopping or stash away in savings.

Now we’re here to inform you of all the best online shopping deals you can find on Amazon and eBay. Get ready to fill up that shopping cart.

Jewelry

Jewelry is often a splurge, but it doesn’t always have to be if you shop smart. You can get inexpensive yet fabulous jewelry for a lot less, on both Amazon and eBay. In fact, eBay will have a lot of auctions that start at $.01, with free shipping. There are also Buy It Now options. The added bonus is that you can find something truly unique, including vintage and antique finds.

Burt Cassell Vintage 12K Gold Filled Black Onyx Ring, Available on eBay, starting at $.01 (plus shipping)

Electronics

Another fabulous thing to opt for purchasing online is electronics. You’ll avoid the big store markups and get the gadgets and new tech items you want by shopping online on either Amazon or eBay. A perfect example is this Toshiba Smart LED TV equipped with Fire TV — all for only $139.99 (originally $180), with free shipping. It’s a steal you don’t want to miss.

Toshiba 32LF221U19 32-inch 720p HD Smart LED TV – Fire TV Edition, Available on Amazon, $139.99

Clothes

Whether you are trying out new trends or stocking up on wardrobe staples, you can find great deals on Amazon and eBay. eBay is especially good for finding cool vintage clothing but also has new and on-trend options. Amazon has some great deals as well, including this super cute T-shirt dress for less than $17.

POPYOUNG Women’s Summer Casual Tshirt Dresses Short Sleeve Boho Beach Dress, Available on Amazon, $15.99-$16.99

Diapers and Wipes

New parents are always reminded that diapers are some of the most expensive things they will consistently buy for their baby. Thankfully, it has been shown that both diapers and baby wipes are more affordable if you buy them on Amazon. Even if they’re the same price at discount stores, you save with getting free shipping and avoiding spending gas! It’s a win all around.

Luvs Ultra Leakguards Disposable Baby Diapers Newborn Size 1, 252Count, ONE MONTH SUPPLY, Available on Amazon, $28.92

Car Parts

eBay has long been a destination for finding all sorts of mainstream and random car parts – no matter what year, model, or make the vehicle is. You will also find cool car accessories so that you can customize your ride’s look. Who knew online shopping for your car would be fun?

15″ Leather PU Car Sedan Steering Wheel Cover Set Black Wood Grain Universal fit, Available on eBay, $9.91

Handbags

Can a woman have enough handbags? We’re going to go with “no.” You won’t feel guilty when you get a forever bag for a great deal, so shop on. Add that beautiful handbag to your online shopping cart. We found a wonderful black Kate Spade embossed leather bag — that you can wear with everything –f or only $68 (originally $199) on Amazon.

Kate Spade New York Grove Street Printed Millie Shoulder Handbag Purse, Available on Amazon, $68

Craft Supplies

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Whether you’re making jewelry, creating a seasonal centerpiece for your dining room table, or any other kind of craft project, you’ll want to head over to eBay to find inexpensive and resourceful supplies. You’ll save more money shopping there than heading to the local craft stores, which tend to charge more for the same exact (or comparable) items. For example, ever wanted to get 20 skeins of yarn for dirt cheap? Head on to eBay, y’all.

Knitting Crochet Yarn Lot SET Assorted Colors Craft DIY Starter Kit Yarn Skeins, Available on eBay, $9.99

Phone Cases

It’s so much fun to change up your cellphone case to match your outfit, reflect your mood, and simply serve as a dazzling accessory. But when you check out the prices at your local mobile phone carrier’s stores and those mall kiosks, you often end up deciding to stick with the crusty case you have now. Just head over to eBay, where you can literally find the latest and greatest phone cases for just a few dollars.

Photography Props Novelty Retro 3D Silicone Phone Case Cover, Available on eBay, $8.99

Shoes

I discovered these amazing ankle boots when working on a story about the on-trend colors for 2019. Amazon is home to a dizzying array of shoes, both name brand, and brands you haven’t heard of, at great prices. Plus, you’re shopping on there anyway for all sorts of other items, so why not spare yourself the trip to the shoe store and add some zapatos to your online cart?!

J. Adams Arlo Western Bootie, in Tan Pu, Available on Amazon, $32.50

Collectibles

If you have ever wanted to collect anything or have a current collection (or several) that you are searching for an item for, eBay is the perfect online rabbit hole to go down in. You’ll find a lot of perfect, vintage, antique, and rare things you didn’t even know you were looking for. Plus, you’ll find them at affordable prices.

LP CELIA CRUZ Introducing …… HOT112 CALIENTE UNITED KINGDOM Vinyl, Available at eBay, $11.96 (plus shipping)

Pet Food and Supplies

We want the best, high-quality products for our fur babies, right? But sometimes dog and cat food can be expensive. Plus add toys, leashes, and other supplies and accessories that when added up–it can break the bank. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice quality to get those savings though. Shop for your pet on Amazon to really help you save. Trust us.

Purina Beyond Grain Free, Natural, Adult Dry Cat Food, Available on Amazon, $29.90

Books

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Whether it’s college textbooks or the latest big-time summer novel, you’ll save a ton of money if you buy used when possible. The perfect place for that? You guessed right: eBay and Amazon. You can find books for less than a dollar, and with media mail shipping, this means you can often get your books to your door for under $5 (not to mention instant and inexpensive eBooks).

The Latin Deli: Telling the Lives of Barrio Women, Available on Amazon, $5.96

Coffee Cups

Keurig cups, a.k.a. K-cups make brewing a cup of coffee a breeze. But you also want to save money on the regular, no? Buying your coffee cups on Amazon will save you money, surely making that morning cup of cafe that much tastier.

96 Count Variety (10 Amazing Blends), Single-serve Cups for Keurig K-cup Brewers – Premium Roasted Coffee (Variety, 96…, Available on Amazon, $27.25

Batteries

Batteries definitely fall into the boring categories of purchases you have to make. We know you’re thinking, “why do we even need batteries nowadays?” But you never know in case of an emergency. So head on over to Amazon and get them in bulk so save money, time, and stress.

Energizer AAA Batteries (24 Count), Triple A Max Alkaline Battery, Available on Amazon, $12.14

Luggage

Luggage can be fun to shop for because you’ll instantly get bit by the wanderlust bug. With the savings you’ll get from buying your luggage on Amazon, you’ll be able to add to your travel fund.

Travelpro TourGo 20″ and 25″ Softside Spinner Luggage Set, Black, Available on Amazon, $129.99

Home Decor

The decorative pieces you add to your home really reflect your personal taste, decor sense, and tie each room together. They make all the difference in the world, but they don’t have to be as expensive as they look. Amazon has a great selection of home decor items that will elevate your surroundings without elevating your decorating bill.

Mkono Macrame Plant Hangers Set of 4 Indoor Hanging Planter Basket Different Style Flower Pot Holder Boho Home Decor, Available on Amazon, $18.99

Cat Litter

We already spoke about pet food and supplies, but there are a couple of great deals within the pet sphere that deserve their own special mention. Cat litter is definitely one of them. Not only do you save when buying online, but you also don’t have to lug a 40lb box of litter from the store, to your car, and to your home.

Purina Tidy Cats Free & Clean Clumping Cat Litter, Available on Amazon, $19.99

Lightbulbs

Lightbulbs are another boring but necessary purchase. I mean, they literally keep the lights on. You definitely want to get these in bulk too so you’re never scrambling to get new ones when your lamp loses its glow. Amazon is a great, affordable choice for buying a ton of bulbs at once.

16 PACK GE LED 60W = 10W Soft White 60 Watt Equivalent A19 2700K light bulb, Available on Amazon, $13.00 (plus shipping)

Mattresses

Whether you’re a student getting a mattress for your new apartment or dorm, or you simply want to switch your existing mattress and don’t want to break the bank–you should know that there are several quality mattresses to choose from on Amazon! You can get a queen-sized great one, with free shipping, delivered to your door, for under $150. We’re game.

Home Life abest 8 inch Queen abs 803 Mattress, Available on Amazon, $107.49

Groceries

Whether you’re buying a few snacks here and there, or going full-on grocery shopping, Amazon has practically everything–often for a good deal. You will find organic, vegan, international options, hard-to-find items, plus the brands you’re used to seeing in stores. Added bonus? You can shop from the comfort of your own couch and know what exactly you need to buy.

ALL NATURAL Healthy Snacks Care Package (30 Ct), Available on Amazon, $42.95

Shampoo and Conditioner

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It’s surprising how quickly you can go through your favorite products, so it’s good when you find a place where you can stock up and save. Amazon has good deals on shampoo and conditioner, separately. But they’ll also have smart buys where you can get both together or stock up on a single favorite product in bulk.

Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Curl and Shine Combination Set – Includes 16 oz. Shampoo & 16 oz. Conditioner, Available on Amazon, $20.99

Vitamins and Supplements

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Vitamins and supplements aren’t a luxury, they’re a necessity. They provide us with the nutrients our bodies are lacking, keep us balanced, and improve our health and sense of well-being. Local grocery stores and drugstores can price vitamins higher than what you can get online, for the same brand and item. It’s time to add vitamins and supplements to your online shopping cart.

NatureWise Vitamin D3 5,000 IU for Healthy Muscle Function, Bone Health, & Immune Support | Non-GMO in…360 Count, Available on Amazon, $11.92

Feminine Products

Pads and/or tampons are products you’ll want to buy in bulk in order to save money and time. You don’t want to get caught by surprise without sanitary pads or tampons–no one does. Buying feminine care products online has been shown to be less expensive than by shopping at your local grocery or drugstore, too. You also have way more options to select from at your fingertips–organic, etc.

Natracare Organic & Natural Pads, Ultra with Wings, 14 ct, 3 Boxes (42 Pads Total), Available on Amazon, $11.92

Dog Waste Bags

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You can add doggy poop bags to the list of things we wish we didn’t have to buy. So, it’s an added treat when you can get a ton of them for practically nothing. On Amazon, you can get a whopping 900 bags with leash clip dispenser for less than $15.

AmazonBasics Dog Waste Bags with Dispenser and Leash Clip, Standard and EPI Additive (meets ASTM D6954-04 Tier 1), Available on Amazon, $14.75

Makeup and Other Beauty Products

It’s safe to say you can find pretty much anything on Amazon and eBay, including a vast amount of makeup and other beauty products (be sure to do some research to ensure safety and authenticity). You can save big on your makeup bag staples, find new products to try, and even get your hands on rare, limited edition, discontinued items (like the Selena MAC collection). Added bonus? On Amazon, you have tons of reviews letting you know if the product you’re about to buy is actually worth it.

Mac Selena Amplified Lipstick Como La Flor, Available on Amazon, $39.65

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