These days, if I need to buy something I will always check the prices online. Rather than having to drive from shop to shop to compare prices, I spend 5 minutes and find the cheapest place to purchase what I want. From there, I will either drive to the cheapest shop and buy it in person, or in most cases I will just purchase it online. Camping Gear Online can result in some serious discounts, and this is usually across the board. In fact, it doesn’t matter what you are purchasing, in most circumstances it will be cheaper online.
The benefits of buying online
There are a number of benefits of buying Camping Gear Online. The most prominent is the fact that it will often save you money. Even if you don’t find a cheaper price online, you will find out very quickly where the cheapest deals are. You can do this much faster than driving from Camping store to Camping store and comparing prices. By buying online you cut out a significant amount of work that the business has to do on their end, which is where the reduced prices come from.
You don’t even have to leave your home – you can get the orders delivered to your door step, meaning that you save money and time! To top this off, you can easily find reviews from those who have previously bought the product. If you type the product name into Google with ‘review’ after it then you will usually find at least a few people saying what it is like. In this way, you can often save yourself more money by only buying products that are worth it.
UltraFire 5X CREE Q5 LED Flashlight Torch 300LM 7W Zoomable Lamp Light Camping
AU $0.01 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 8h 24m
2200Lm Zoomable CREE XM L T6 USB LED 18650 Rechargeable Battery Flashlight Torch
Time Remaining: 24d 8h 21m
Buy It Now for only: AU $29.99
2200 LM CREE XM L T6 LED 5 Mode Flashlight Torch light +18650 Battery +Charger S
AU $9.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 9h 42m
Tent Oztrail Breezeway II Chalet 4
AU $100.00 (5 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 24m
OZTRAIL BUNGALOW SLEEPS 9 Dome Family 9 Person Man Tent
Time Remaining: 20d 6h 16m
Buy It Now for only: AU $269.90
AU $41.00 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 4h 11m
Southern Cross Canvas Flat Swag
Time Remaining: 3h 24m
Buy It Now for only: AU $280.00
Outdoor Camping Envelope Sleeping Bag Thermal Tent Hiking Winter Single 10C
Time Remaining: 7d 8h 57m
Buy It Now for only: AU $36.90
Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 32 Deg F Cold Weather Sleeping Bag Orange
Time Remaining: 4h 30m
Buy It Now for only: AU $254.00
Things to be aware of when buying Camping Gear Online
Of course, being able to buy things online without any stress requires a little bit of knowledge. You want to purchase Camping Gear Online through reputable dealers (and never give out your details to anyone that is not well known) to ensure your security. Consider the cost of your delivery – for large or bulky items things can get expensive. Have a think about what you are buying – just because you find an LED torch for sale for $2 doesn’t mean you should buy it. There is a lot of junk that sells for cheap; don’t get sucked into it. Of course, if it is a reputable brand name then you are usually fine.
What can you save money on?
I mentioned earlier on that you can save money on anything online, and this is very true. However, take everything into consideration, including the price. There is no point buying something at a 30% discount if the shipping costs more than this! Due to this, small items are where you will save the most money – you probably won’t save anything by buying a 50kg tent from overseas! Most electrical things can be purchased with a big discount, but again be aware of what you are buying. There are plenty of eBay stores that sell Camping Gear Online for under 99c each, but many of them are rubbish.
How do you save money buying Camping gear online?
If you are buying from eBay, or another site where you bid for your purchases, it’s a good idea to wait until the last 30 seconds before you place your bid. Put in what you want to pay (the maximum amount) and you will have the highest chance of winning the bid. If you bid earlier on then you give people a chance to outbid you. Make sure that you are not getting charged any fees that are unreasonable (like fees for using your credit card etc)
How much is freight going to cost?
Probably the most important thing to consider is the cost of freight. If you are purchasing something that has to come from a long distance, and it is heavy, big or an awkward size then you can expect to pay a premium to get it delivered. Most businesses will tell you how much the freight is, so don’t forget to add this onto the total cost!
Best online Camping Gear store
Personally, eBay is my favorite place to go for Camping Gear Online. There is such a variety of products sold and you can easily outbid someone to score a good deal. I tend to shy away from anything that isn’t reviewed by at least a few people. Buying brand name gear often means you don’t save as much money, which is where I will look for alternatives that have a good rating. Jump on eBay below and have a look at some of the Cheap Camping Gear Online.