A rare and crazy coupon has been issued by Best Buy for this, one of the slowest weeks of the year at retail, and also typically the time when companies are taking inventory for tax purposes. Until January 27th, you can get get $50 off a $100 purchase when you use your MasterCard (although lots of exclusions apply):
To qualify for the discount, MasterCard must be used on a purchase of $100 or greater. Coupon excludes the following: Home Theater: Bose® audio products; Polk Audio; Denon; Boston Acoustics; select Samsung home audio, TVs, Blu-ray DVD players; Sony home audio & headphones, TVs & 3D glasses, Blu-ray players, DVD players & set top boxes; Magnolia Products: Samsung TVs and Blu-ray players, Sony TVs, Blu-ray players and projectors, Sharp 90” TVs, Epson projectors, URC, Sennheiser, Sonance, Bowers & Wilkins, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Oppo and SpeakerCraft Audio and special order merchandise; Portable Electronics: Apple® iPods and Bose products; Digital Imaging: Sony camcorders, digital cameras, NEX cameras, DSLR cameras, lenses & flashes; Nikon DSLR & compact system cameras, lenses & flashes & P510; GoPro cameras; Phones: no-contract phones, broadband and airtime cards on all carriers, no contract airtime cards; gaming hardware; Pacific Sales products; Geek Squad®: C.O.D. Geek Squad services. Not valid on any BestBuy.com order, including store pickup.
That certainly cuts out a lot of the good stuff. Then again, this may be the perfect time on fill in the gaps in your movie or video game collection, although word has it that any movies you’re buying also cannot be on sale (or at least $100 worth can’t be). But your mileage may vary depending on how nice your management is at the store you happen to visit. Even with the exclusions, this brings a ton of great home technology down by 50%, and who can argue with that? Hurry up before someone with sense at corporate nixes the whole thing after the Slickdeals kiddies get done with their raiding.
Via: [BestBuy Email]