Do you feel sad that summer is drawing to the end? There is something that is sure to cheer you up, something you’ve been looking forward all summer long: amazing Labor Day sales.

Labor Day sales are great for shopping for heavily discounted summer apparel and back-to-school supplies. But Labor Day weekend isn’t the only time you can score the best deals. The products that were offered at the full price in May can become available for as low as 75% off in September. And the range of discounted products is really amazing, from swimsuits to lawn furniture and laptops. And many of these sales will be offered in September as well.

In addition to Labor Day there are other great days when you can save a great deal of money. Connecticut, Louisiana and Maryland have tax holidays in a few weeks and National Peach Pie Day (on August 24) along with National Coffee Day (on September 29) can also result in freebies and discounts.

So let’s have a look at some of the best deals you can get starting from now and till the end of September. Keep in mind that prices on clearance items may change fast, so make sure you hurry up if you don’t want to miss these sales.

1. Summer Clothes and Swimsuits

Swimsuit Shopping

Everyone knows that the best time to shop for swimsuits is the fall. Swimwear that was unsold in August will be offered at even lower price, at 75% off the regular price. Several retailers are currently offering great swimwear deals not to be missed.

Check out Bon-Ton women’s swimwear at up to 75% off, including $33 bottoms now available for just $6.49 and tops $6.99.

At Macys you can now get Calvin Klein trunks for 50% off as well as heavily discounted Lands End swimwear for men.

Hanna Anderson is offering a discount on all products including clearance swimsuits, plus free shipping on orders over $75. In addition, new customers can enjoy extra 15% off on already marked down children’s swimwear when the coupon code RAINBOW15 is used.

2. Outdoor Products: Lawn Mower and Patio Furniture

Patio Furniture

August and September is a great time to upgrade your old patio furniture. Stores worth checking include Home Depot and Lowe’s offering savings of up to 70% off, which means saving several hundreds of dollars, depending on the original price of the item. For example, right now at Walmart you can save around $300 on the adjustable pool chaise. In addition the retailer features a good dining set marked down to $499 from its original $799 price. At Home Depot you will also find great deals, like outdoor dining chairs for $199.75 instead of the original price of $799.

3. Last-Minute Back-to-School Supplies

Back-to-School Supplies

Parents who shop back to school supplies in the end of August or early September can take advantage of incredible deals. Now you can purchase composition books for $0.75 at Office Depot and one-subject notebooks for just $0.17 at Walmart. While many retailers offer only in-store deals, Land’s End pleases its online customers with discounts on backpacks and lunch boxes, plus you can benefit from an additional 50% off now if you use the coupon code BACKPACK50 and enter the pin 7476 at checkout.

4. Air Conditioners

Air Conditioners

The cooler the air outside is the cheaper air conditioners become. As demands for this sort of products drops stores are trying to clear out big-ticket items like air-conditioners. At JCPenney you can take advantage of an enticing deal on a LG window air conditioner, plus with promo code FRIDGE7 applied to your order you will score an extra 10% off.

5. Laptops


Early September is a suitable time to upgrade your computer or purchase a new laptop. Last year the bulk of the Editors’ Choice laptop deals were in September. If you are searching for a 15-inch laptop featuring current-generation Intel Skylake processors make sure you check out Cowboom, Dell Home, Newegg and Lenovo (save more with Lenovo discounts) as these retailers tend to offer the best deals. Those who opt for an Apple laptop had better check out Best Buy, eBay (save more with ebay promo codes) and Micro Center. This year the Apple Store offers just a free pair of headphones with the purchase of a MacBook or iPad Pro to qualifying students.

If you can’t wait till September to get those deals there are some bargains that are currently available for customers. Newegg offers 11.6-inch MacBook Airs for just $369, and you can save an extra $25 if you enter the code MPBTS17 during MasterPass checkout. Best Buy runs a $100 sale on a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro.

6. Plane Tickets


By planning your Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations far ahead you can save lots of money. For three years in a row the best prices were available 80 days before Christmas so late September and early October seems to be the time to start booking your flights. Plus, if you book your Thanksgiving flight six weeks ahead you can get average domestic roundtrip airfares of $287, instead of $341 when you book last minute.

In fact, roundtrip domestic flights are expected to decline 2.1% in September reaching its bottom in October. This is the time when people don’t travel much so you can score great deals on flights to such popular destinations as Florida, the Caribbean, Columbia and Costa Rica. In August travelers will be able to save up to 24% on flights to Ft. Myers, Tampa and Palm Beach.

Inexpensive airline tickets offered by low-cost carriers impact low airfare as well. In September travelers who are flexible on dates can save on weekend trips to Oslo, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Paris and London.

7. Previous-Generation (or Used) iPhones

Used iPhones

If you want a new phone why not get an iPhone with a steep discount. Apple is launching a new model early in September, so prices on older versions will drop drastically. While the new iPhone is going to cost from $850 to $1,200, you will be able to get cheap used iPhones for much less. For example, at eBay you can get a used 32GB gold iPhone 7 at $499 whereas iPhone 6 16GB starts around $200. Now Target offers a free $100 gift card for customers who purchase iPhone 7 and activate new service.

8. Printers


Printers are part of back-to-school supplied so they typically go on sale in September as well. You can purchase a simple black-and-white laser printer for around $100. Currently Staples offers a Dell mono laser printer for $99.99 (marked down from $219.99) and Fry’s has a Canon all-in-one Inkjet printer at $64.99 from $99.99.

9. Grills


In September you can snag grills and BBQ-related utensils at clearance prices. For example, Walmart now has grills on sale, with some models offered at $139. Sears also offers some good deals on grills, like a Kenmore four-burner gas grill at $199.99 (marked down from $279.99).

10. Trees and Plants


Fall deals on plants will please many gardeners. Take advantage of these sales to get a variety of perennials, shrubs and trees. Such plants as sedum, peonies and Coneflowers will easily withstand severe winter cold, even in northern areas. To get the plants at the lowest price possible consider checking out Lowe’s and Home Depot, which are known for offering generous discounts on their garden products.