The year is about to come to a close! What were the most popular deals in 2017? Though ways to save money at Cracker Barrel and the best laundry detergent for your money emerged as the most popular content from our More Ways to Save section, the deals that were the most popular included those on travel, food, cell service and freebies.
See what you and your fellow readers enjoyed the most from the past year!
The 10 best deals of 2017
10. Prescription glasses for $7 shipped
This deal is still available! Clark has been a forerunner in talking about ways to get cheap prescription glasses online from retailers like Zenni Optical and Goggles4U. This deal from Goggles4U costs you just $7 for a full pair of prescription glasses shipped to your door!
9. Flights as low as $20 to select cities!
Fare sales were definitely a theme as some of the most popular deals this year, and Frontier Airlines is one of the biggest players in terms of cheap flights. This airline often offers one-way fares for just $20! Deals vary by city.
8. Free year of unlimited service with Sprint
This Sprint deal is still happening! There’s nothing cheaper than free, and readers were especially interested in this free year of service with Sprint.
7. 1-year Gold Star Costco membership for $60 ($215 in value)
It’s rare that Costco offers a deal on a membership. But regardless of if you can find a deal on a membership, being a member at Costco will still save you big bucks! See 9 items that will pay for your Costco membership.
6. Amazon Prime members: Sample boxes for $0 net
Amazon does its best to offer the best deals to its Prime members, along with perks like free two-day shipping. These sample boxes cover everything from pet supplies to food and beauty supplies. And the best part is, you’ll get a credit equal to the amount you spent that can be used on a future purchase. This deal is still valid, with many different sample boxes to choose from.
5. Save up to 75% on patio & garden at Walmart
When the weather started cooling down, Clark Deals readers couldn’t turn down summer clearance deals at Walmart. With savings of up to 75%, these deals were certainly a steal!
4. T-Mobile unlimited plan: 2 lines for $60, no taxes/fees for those 55+
This is a deal that’s still available! Clark talked about this deal several times on the radio, describing T-Mobile’s plan for those 55 and up. It works out to be $30 per person for two people, with unlimited talk, text and data.
3. Solar eclipse paper glasses for $1.98
The solar eclipse was a huge event, but it required specified solar glasses for safe viewing. This deal on solar glasses sold out fast!
2. Southwest Airlines fares from $39 one-way
Whenever Southwest has a sale, it’ll save you money to take notice. Ranked in the top three airlines for customer satisfaction, Southwest always offers two free checked bags and no change fees. That’s a deal!
1. Free ice cream at Dairy Queen
It seems as though you like ice cream just as much as Clark does! And when Dairy Queen offered a free cone for Free Cone Day to celebrate the first day of Spring, you couldn’t get enough. Be on the lookout for this freebie in 2018!