The holiday was a resounding commercial success at the beginning of this century. In recent years it has also moved to electronic commerce, and to various countries such as Spain, Brazil and Argentina.
In Argentina, Black Friday has been growing in transactions since 2012. In recent years, a significant number of international purchases have been registered through platforms that allow you to take advantage of offers from other countries and receive them by mail at any point in the national territory.
What offers will there be on Black Friday Argentina 2020?
This year Black Friday It is done in a different way, with the offers being available for a longer time and with a strong promotion of the purchase by web methods, with the main objective of avoiding crowds of people and thus reducing the risk of contagion of coronavirus.
But these changes do not mean that there will be fewer offers, but that you see more promotions than are usually available. Sites like Free market, Take off O Amazon They have been offering special promotions for some time that are getting cheaper as the days go by.
National companies and brands will add their own discounts to the day in a Creole version of the event.
Black Friday 2020: how to buy from Argentina
But in addition, Argentines will have several options to make their purchases in the US, with the limitations that exist for access to dollars, from platforms such as TiendaMIA and Grabr that allow you to take advantage of the discounts and offers of the main online stores. In turn, Amazon also allows you to buy directly from Argentina in those products that have the Amazon Global delivery service.
How to buy on Amazon from Argentina
Whether in the United States store or in its different European versions, Amazon has a catalog of products available with the Amazon Global service, which offers an estimate of duties and taxes during the purchase process to countries such as Argentina. In turn, the direct delivery process is carried out from a private courier-type mail service through the door-to-door delivery method, without additional procedures or payments.
In this way, Argentines will be able to take advantage of those Black Friday offers that have the Amazon Global service, an option available in the product search settings. A series of conditions must be taken into account: that products that do not exceed 50 kilos, with a price lower than $ 3,000 and up to three units of the same species. In turn, these types of shipments can be used only 5 times per calendar year and per person, according to what was reported by the AFIP.
Regarding import costs, generally the estimate made by Amazon usually covers the costs, and if there is a balance in favor of the customer, the store makes the refund on the credit card.
More options besides Amazon
Those who wish to take advantage of more store options can opt for digital platforms such as Grabr, which allow access to the purchase of products abroad both in online stores and physical premises, with a delivery by a traveler who returns to Argentina. Grabr in turn offers payment in pesos, at the official price and in up to 12 installments.
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For its part, the Tiendamia.com platform offers the possibility of buying in stores such as Amazon, eBay and Walmart, also with payments in pesos and with financing in installments. With various home delivery options, the weight of the product must be taken into account to estimate the final cost of the purchase.
Card payments, dollar quotes and more
When buying, it must be taken into account that the purchase by credit card in foreign sites could require an authorization in the bank, due to security measures. In addition, at the time of payment of the summary, this operation can be canceled with the balance of the account in dollars.
If it is paid in pesos, it will be with the official dollar price with the 30% surcharge corresponding to the PAIS tax and the 35% rate on account of the Income and Personal Property taxes.
In addition, all these credit card purchase operations fall within the $ 200 monthly quota for each taxpayer.