Promotion apps, discounts and coupons can help with financial planning and promises to save money in 2020. Free programs for Android and iPhone (iOS) offer advantages in several online services, such as promotions in the purchase of airline tickets and restaurant discount tickets , cafeterias, supermarkets and everyday products. Other options return a portion of the purchase money for the consumer to spend on partner companies, in a system called cashback.
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Other promotional apps make it easy to search for prices before you buy, sending alerts when a product is cheaper or showing a price history to check if it is really on sale and avoid falling for false offers. Check out, in the list below, five apps that will help consumers save money in 2020.
Promotion apps can help save money in 2020 Photo: Pond5
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Cashback and free transfer service are some of the attractions of Ame Digital Photo: Divulgao / Ame Digital
Cashback services return part of the money paid in online transactions to the user's account. One of the applications that provide this benefit is Ame Digital, a digital account service that can be used to make payments and purchases by cell phone. Through the tool, the user can make purchases at retailers, such as Americanas.com, Submarino and Shoptime, using a credit card or the balance deposited in the Ame Account.
The big advantage is that the cashback system returns up to 15% of the amount paid in these transactions for the consumer to make new purchases. Available for Android and iPhone, Ame has free registration, allowing anyone over 18 to use it, without paying bank fees.
Cuponeria offers a catalog of discount coupons Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Several applications offer discount coupons at various commercial establishments. One of them is Cuponeria, which offers free promotional tickets according to the user's location. The app provides coupons of up to 60% off in stores in various segments, such as snack bars, restaurants, supermarkets, cosmetics brands, clothing, tickets for events and cinemas, among others. Coupons can be used in virtual or physical stores, according to the policy of each establishment.
TechTudo compares the price of the product in several stores to find promotions Foto: Reproduo / TechTudo
Price comparators show the difference in prices charged for the same product between competing stores and whether the item is really cheap, comparing its current price with the price charged in previous months, preventing the buyer from falling for false promotions and ending up spending more than he should . Using a price comparator can be useful especially before buying appliances and electronics, such as cell phones, televisions and notebooks, which often vary in value. Compare TechTudo, available from the side menu of the TechTudo app for Android and iPhone, provides the free tool and can also be accessed on the web at compare.techtudo.com.br
4. Low price alert and offers
Zoom sends low price alerts and offers by cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
In addition to using a comparator, some applications send alerts to the user to warn that a very desired product has dropped in price and reached the value estimated by him. This tip is useful for those who are wanting an item, but prefer to wait for a good opportunity to buy it.
The Zoom application, for example, allows the user to register as many products as he wants to be notified in case of promotions. Usually, these alerts are sent via push notification on the cell phone itself, but there is also the option of receiving the notification by email.
5. Airfare promotions
Viajanet promotions app finds cheap air tickets quickly Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Viajanet app finds airfare at the lowest prices. To do this, simply enter the places of origin and destination, the dates of return and the number of passengers. Using search filters, the application will show you the cheapest tickets, according to each airline, luggage, connections and flight class. Some options even have free cancellation.
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