Black Friday 2018 Takes Pretoria By Storm

The American super-sale known as Black Friday has started sprouting in South Africa in recent years. Here is where to get the best deals in 2018.

Builders Warehouse

For all things DIY, Builders Warehouse has you covered with top in-store deals. From cordless drills to bath tubs and basins, you can start buying up the necessaries for that big renovation you’ve been planning since forever. Be sure to get to your nearest store early to avoid being disappointed.

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It’s all fun and games until Makro shows up at the Black Friday sale. For everything from corn flakes in bulk to big screen TVs, Makro will have what you need at a super discounted price. Head to any of the Makro marts around to take advantage of the Black Friday sale. If you subscribe to their newsletter you will be informed beforehand what you can expect from this Friday-to-Sunday sale. You can save up to 45% on selected goods.

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South Africa’s favourite local airline is turning the skies orange with their stellar deals this Black Friday. From travel packages to Zanzibar to domestic flights before the festive season, there will be something for everyone. You won’t be sorry saving with Mango in November.

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Our favourite site to buy everything from the latest Wu Tang Clan album to bandsaws is This coming Friday, the online megastore will be putting its own little twist on Black Friday by dubbing it the Blue Dot Sale. If you spend more than R250 you will receive free standard delivery. There will be a limited supply of some products, so it’s a first come, first serve type deal.

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Have you ever been inside a Checkers on Black Friday? It’s crazy… but so are their prices. You can expect this top local supermart to be leading the choir this year. Your entire grocery cupboard will be on sale when Black Friday gets to Pretoria. We can all do with discounted prices on bacon, right? Right.

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For those of us who enjoy staying active (or like to sit on the couch in sportswear), Totalsports is hosting a sale like no other. Head down to your local store or skip the queue by shopping online – that’s what we’ll be doing. From sports tech to soccer boots, Totalsports is your one-stop shop for all things active.

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Sunglass Hut

Seeing as we’re headed into a blazing summer you’ll need some fly face gear for when the sun’s out. Thanks to Sunglass Hut jumping on to the Black Friday bandwagon, we can take advantage of the latest designer shades and frames to suit our individual style. From big brands to indie creators, Sunglass Hut is the place to shop this Black Friday.

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Superbalist Five-Day Sale

From Friday 23 to Tuesday 27 November, SA’s favourite online retail store will be selling their stock at discounted prices (last year it went to less 85% on certain items). This is something you most certainly don’t want to miss out on. Superbalist offers the latest fashion trends and a slew of essentials for women, men, kids, sports and home. It boasts the largest international brand selection in South Africa, as well as a broad range of local brands – more than 500 in total.

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Pick ‘n Pay Hyper (Online)

Hop online and register on Pick ‘n Pay’s website to gain access to row upon row of specials this Black Friday. The retailer will offer savings up to 50% on food, liquor, toiletries and other household products from 5 to 25 November 2018.

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From 23 to 26 November Traverlstart will get you there for cheaper with offers on flights, accommodation and car rentals! Book online and remember, the fastest click scores the deal as there are limited items on offer.

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By Shawn Greyling