GDLA Money Matters: Best things to buy in October

With the change of the seasons, comes money saving discounts, Nicole Lapin was here with some of the key items you’ll find the biggest deals on in the month of October.

Air Conditioning Units

Think outside the box and upgrade your air conditioning unit now when demand is low and sales are plentiful. Deals might be found on many window units in particular as retailers are trying to clear floor space for the holiday shopping season.

Thanksgiving Airfare

It’s more than a month away, but it’s not too early to look for and book airfare if you plan to travel for the holiday. Booking now will garner the best deals and a decent selection of flights. According to, in the past, airfare was expected to rise in price closer to the Thanksgiving holiday. So, book your holiday travel early and start saving on your trips today.

Wedding Services and Vendors

Save big purchasing end-of-season décor, accessories, supplies, favors and more. Finding a venue, negotiating services and providers can also be less expensive in October. Plus, you won’t be leaving things to the last minute or risking not getting the venue you want, when you want it. After all, no one wants an unhappy bride.

Gardening Tools

Big box retailers are eager to get rid of outdoor furniture, accessories, and décor. Add to your landscaping for a fraction of the cost of buying in-season. Gardening tools, gloves and other items may also be marked down.

Camping and Outdoor Equipment

Not only can you purchase great deals on camping items in October, if the weather stays warm enough, you might also have time to use those new items before the season is over.

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