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Countries around the world celebrate Halloween in different ways. In the U.S., October 31 is a blast for both children and adults. Kids dress up as their favorite characters, have parties at school, and end the day by going door-to-door in their neighborhood collecting candy (known as trick-or-treating).
Adults join in on the fun by dressing up too, and major kudos go to the most clever costumes. We don't go trick-or-treating but somehow still end up with loads of candy. And no matter how hard we try to get rid of it all, the candy lasts for weeks. We'll complain, but we all know it's the best part of the holiday.
Well, there's another really awesome plus: shopping. Top retailers around the world will offer a fantastic selection of Halloween decorations and costumes, and you can easily access them all with your Borderlinx forwarding addresses.
We suggest starting your holiday shopping with these retailers due to their variety and special offers.
Every year at the end of August, Spirit opens its doors to over 1,000 locations across the United States. Store locations close right after Halloween, but Spirit stays open all year long online. It's one of the top places to shop for everything and anything Halloween. Spirit carries a huge selection of costumes, from the classics to the year's most anticipated pop culture characters. And the decorations are worth checking out. You'll find props, animatronics, fog machines and anything else you need to complete a memorable Halloween party.
Big savings happen during the off-season with discounts up to 80%, so make the effort to visit online.
When you're looking for a bargain this Halloween, Walmart is the place to shop. Prices on costumes and decorations can drop to $5! There's an entire section of the website dedicated to decorations and costumes, intuitively organized to give you the easiest pathway to finding just what you need. Walmart is a great store to shop for kid's costumes with popular characters from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Barbie, Power Rangers and more. And now with free two-day shipping available on many items to the Borderlinx U.S. hub, you can get Halloween essentials delivered to you fast.
If you are the parent of a young child, Disney characters probably dominate their (read: your) life. Visit the Disney Store to find pretty much any Disney costume you're looking for. From princesses to superheroes, there's a huge variety of high-quality, official Disney costumes the kids can wear for Halloween and all throughout the year for play.
If you're throwing a Halloween party this year, check out Party City for all the decorations and accessories to make the festivities really pop. Form downright scary decorations for the front lawn to cute jack-o-lantern napkins and plates for the dinner table, Party City is a great place to round out your Halloween shopping. If you've hit a mental roadblock with your party planning, Party City has guides full of theme ideas to get you back on your feet.
According to DealNews, some of the best Halloween sales will happen between October 19 and 25. If you want the absolute lowest savings (and don't mind planning ahead for next Halloween), wait to buy after October 31 when costumes, candy and decorations take a huge price cut. Here are a few sales offered around the holiday in 2016.
Various discounts on decorations, costumes and accessories.
Costumes as low as $5
Costumes, accessories and more up to 40% off
Costumes up to 30% off
Up to 70% savings on Halloween bakeware and more
Here's a look at where Borderlinx shopped and what they sent to our U.S. hub in October 2016.
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Apparel: Tops and Outerwear
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Toys - Other
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Have fun Halloween shopping!