It’s usually this month that Victoria’s Secret unveils its famed Semi-Annual Sale, and last year we saw discounts on bras, panties, and swimwear. There are also excellent lingerie deals in June from Frederick’s of Hollywood and Maidenform.
Grill Deals Will Spark in July
Deals on grills will continue to be less than thrilling this month. You’ll get a better discount if you wait for July 4th promotions. According to data from from last year, you could save as much as 50%, or $220 or more, on a mid- to high-end grill if you wait until July.
Vacation in the Caribbean on a Dime
Technically, June is considered to be the beginning of the Caribbean’s hurricane season. But, unlike the later months, it’s far less likely to experience tropical storms. Still, there is the chance of bad weather, which means vacation packages and cruises in the area are much cheaper.
Hit Up Disney World in August Instead
You might want to hold off on a trip to Disney World this month. Using exclusive data from Priceline, the cheapest weekend to book a Disney-accessible hotel is in August, whereas the most expensive time is the last weekend of June. Waiting a few months means you could save as much as 23%.
Keep an Eye Out for Father’s Day Deals
While you’ll likely want to get something for dear old Dad that’s in line with his interests, shoppers should keep in mind that many restaurants will offer Father’s Day discounts on the day itself.
Hold Off on Apple Purchases
Apple holds its annual developers conference every June, and one thing is certain: you’ll be kicking yourself if you buy a new iMac or MacBook Air this month.
This month they’re free! June 6 is National Donut Day, and stores that sell the delicious food will be doling out freebies all day. In fact, the big three — Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Tim Horton’s — all offered a free doughnut for the past two years.
The Xbox One Will Be Cheaper, and the PS4 Will Finally See Deals
Microsoft has been struggling to beat out Sony in console sales, largely because its Xbox One was priced $100 more than the PlayStation 4. Microsoft finally announced that it would sell the One console without the Kinect sensor for $399.
Don’t Buy a TV in June, 4K Sets Make Modest Progress
The summer months have never been an ideal time for TV deals, and if May is any indication, chances are June will see little-to-no significant TV price drops. Early adopters will be happy to hear that 4K has made some progress in the past few months. If you’ve got a 4K TV on your mind, there are a few models that will get cheaper this month.
Touchscreen Laptops Are the New Budget Machines
Black Friday and back-to-school season are generally the best times of the year to purchase a new laptop. And while we’re not quite in back-to-school season yet, the deals are starting to get hot. For anyone looking to buy a notebook, that means touchscreen laptops are the new budget systems. As far as pricing is concerned, look for deals in the $199 range for 12″ notebooks, and deals in the $300 range for 15″ machines.
June Marks the Start of Back-to-School
You can expect back-to-school sales to start popping up throughout the month, yielding some solid laptop deals in the process. But keep in mind deals will get better as the summer progresses. June is also a big month for students who are Apple fans. The 2013 MacBook Air could see some big discounts. Last month, Best Buy offered (to students only) the MacBook at an all-time price low of $649.