If you aren’t using online shopping portals, you are leaving tons of cash – or points and miles – on the table. There are tons of options out there, and many have handy internet browser extensions that make it easy to automatically earn bonuses or find deals and discounts.
But one of the best online shopping assistants is Wikibuy. It’s a popular internet browser extension and mobile app that helps find better deals when you are shopping online. And it’s free. All you need to do is install the free browser extension to get started.
We’ll give you the full rundown on Wikibuy and help you determine if the service is right for you.
What is WikiBuy?
After you install the free internet browser extension, Wikibuy will automatically compare prices as you shop online, and even help you find a coupon code to save even more money.
Let’s say you’re in the market for a Nest Thermostat, pictured below for sale on Amazon. After installing the Wikibuy browser extension, you’ll see a green box under the item if Wikibuy has identified a cheaper place to purchase the item.
In this instance, the exact same item is for sale on eBay for $184.03 (after shipping), saving you almost $15 on the purchase.
Even when you’re buying something via Amazon, many sellers may offer the same products at different price points. WikiBuy will help you identify the cheapest seller to make your purchase within Amazon.
It gets better. After you put an item in your cart at thousands of online retailers, Wikibuy will automatically scour the internet to find coupon codes that might apply to your purchase. It is a quick and easy way to save money on shopping you are already doing.
In order to use the free browser extension, you do need to be using Google Chrome as your web browser.
Use WikiBuy Featured Offers & Trending Deals
Another great feature of Wikibuy is the featured offers and trending deals sections you will see when you visit wikibuy.com.
There are always a number of trending deals for different retailers. Some offer cash back, while others are confirmed coupon codes that will help you save on a purchase.
Of course, Wikibuy isn’t the only online shopping assistant that offers cashback for your purchases. Another one of our favorites is Rakuten (formerly named Ebates). And since both platforms will have different offers for different stores, we always suggest starting your online shopping at Cashback Monitor.
Cashback Monitor will give you a quick and easy look at the best options to earn cashback or additional points and miles for your purchase. In the eBags example below, you’ll see that Wikibuy is currently offering 15% cashback while Rakuten is currently only offering 10% back.
Using Wikibuy Coupon Codes
One of the biggest benefits of using Wikibuy is that the service will automatically scour the web and search for coupon codes while you are shopping. Once another Wikibuy user finds and uses a new coupon code, that code will automatically be made available for millions of other Wikibuy users.
It’s a great way to make sure you don’t leave cash on the table by finding coupon codes – and it does the work for you. Once you make it to the checkout page, Wikibuy will just give you the option to try coupon codes to see if any are available for your order.
It takes just a few seconds and it is a great way to make sure you are getting the best deal.
Wikibuy Price Drop Alerts
Another great feature of Wikibuy is the ability to get alerts for price drops on specific items. If you are on the hunt but aren’t ready to pull the trigger, you can simply add the item to your watchlist and you’ll be alerted if and when the price goes down.
It’s a quick and easy way to keep on top of price changes if you know what you want to buy but want to get the best price.
Wikibuy is a great free tool to help you save money on your online shopping. All you need to do is install the free Wikibuy Chrome plugin to get started today!