Apart from the flat discounts on products, you can look forward to cashbacks, exchange discounts, no cost EMIs etc in the sale, which starts on October 14 and runs till October 17. Popular Kindle ebooks will be cheaper by up to 75 percent during the Amazon sale, and the annual Kindle Unlimited subscription plan will be available for Rs. 1,499 (regular price Rs. 2,388), while Prime customers will also get Rs. 100 cashback with the subscription service. Both the e-commerce companies who are rivals of each other declare their sales on the same date which is quite surprising. Diwali is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. The company will also be giving discounts and money back offers on electronics and laptop and PC accessories during the sale as part of its Dhamaka Deals.
On mobiles, besides discounts, there are exchange offers and buyback guarantee schemes.
Flipkart's motto seems to be "Shubh Bhi Labh Bhi" with the brand offering up to 70 per cent off on TV and electronic appliances (guaranteed "lighting discounts") that is available from October 10 to October 17. Especially number of mobile phones are being purchased by the customer since this October. As part of the sale, the e-tailer is offering discounts on smartphones, laptops, televisions and other home appliances.
Amazon will be also having golden hour's deals from 8 PM to 12 PM, but these benefits can be exclusively used by the Amazon app users.
This Diwali sale scheme is a very clever way for Flipkart to make money and to attract new costumers, who'll be looking for replacing their old things with something new and this will be a ideal opportunity for them to do it without even going outside their houses.
There are upto 40% off on mobiles, while mobile accessories are being offered on 80% off.
Flipkart is also offering a "No Cost EMI" option to purchase products during the festive sale on more than 4 lakh products, according to the Flipkart website.
FlipkartCustomers who own HDFC cards will be able to avail a discount of 10% instantly.
To make these deals sweeter, the Amazon sale will provide 10 percent cashback (maximum up to Rs. 500) payments made via Amazon Pay. This sale will be held on this 14 October, Saturday at 12 am.
The online major is all set to offer the washing machines at a starting price of Rs 8,999 and a discount of 50-80 percent off on other fashion products. Snapdeal's "Unbox Diwali Sale" also went on air from October 13 to October 16. Under the Diwali sale, Snapdeal is offering top deals, cashback offers, and instant bank discounts in the all types of products across all categories. Naturally, there are some pretty good deals on offer.
The firm is offering a cashback of Rs 15,000 on this new launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
The Moto M (64GB) which was originally priced at Rs 18,999, is now available at a compelling price of Rs 14,999.