Guest post from: Mohamed Simon
I used to always go to the mall to do my Christmas shopping. I remember I’d get up extra early, set my ADT home security, and be off for the entire day. I still enjoy going shopping like this, however, I also enjoy doing most of my shopping online. Shopping on the internet is a lot easier, in my opinion. I will usually just park myself on one site and purchase things that I know my family and friends will like. The internet opens up a lot of options when it comes to shopping for the holidays. In some cases, I can get more from the internet than by going to the stores.
Another benefit with shopping online is the fact that you don’t have to deal with large crowds. I remember last year, my cousin and I went Christmas shopping the weekend before the holidays. I can’t believe the amount of people who were all doing their last minute shopping. I still wonder how empty most of the stores would be if people began doing their Christmas shopping online. Unfortunately, many people want to see exactly what they’re purchasing before they lay out the money for it. In some cases, store-bought items can also be returned easier than ones that came from online. I guess both methods have their pros and cons, but I’m still sticking to online shopping.