Are the AAFES Black Friday deals worth it?

Michelle Dolge
November 25, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Military members and their families shop at the Post Exchange during the holiday season.

photo by Spc. Taryn Hagerman


Where can you get your best Black Friday deal? 

The AAFES is holding sales all week long, leading up to the big Black Friday shopping day.

If you want to shop online while you're waiting for your turkey to cook, deals start at midnight CST on Thanksgiving, when military shoppers can visit Thanksgiving Day savings include:

  • 75-inch Sony 4K Android Smart TV ($1,899, regular $3,499)
  • 13.3-inch MacBook Pro, 128 GB ($1,039, regular $1,289)
  • 25 percent off Coach Chelsea 32 hobo ($199.99, regular $280), Michael Kors Morgan large tote ($89.99, regular $124), Michael Kors Anabelle large tote ($129.99, regular $184)

Then on Black Friday, the online exchange sale kicks off at midnight CST. Doors open at 6 a.m. Deals include:

  • 55-inch Samsung 4K Smart TV ($399, MSRP $999)
  • 15.6-inch Hewlett-Packard notebook, AMD quad-core E2 processor ($169)
  • 25 percent off all prestige handbags
  • Michael Kors and Coach sunglasses, assorted ($32.99 each, compare at $179-$215)

All this week, the Exchange stores will open at their usual times for a special Saturday sale event, with deals also available at More online and in-store savings will follow Nov. 26 through 30.

“This Thanksgiving, shoppers can start saving on military-exclusive deals before the turkey’s in the oven,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “New deals will be added every day through the end of the month, so we hope you have a healthy appetite for savings.”

Service members and their families can get a sneak peek at sale items and pricing now by visiting the exchange online, downloading the Exchange Extra app or picking up the sale flyer at their local Exchange.

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