What to Expect From Target Cyber Monday Sales in 2019: Nintendo Switch Games Are BOGO Half Off!

Save 40% on bedding and bath items, and up to 50% on toys.
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Target doesn't mess around when it comes to Cyber Monday. In 2017 and 2018, we posted more Staff Pick deals from Target on Cyber Monday than we did on Thanksgiving and Black Friday combined. And these Staff Picks were offers we deemed the "best of the best"!

SHOP NOW: Check out the Target Cyber Monday deals!

Before you shop this year's Target Cyber Monday sale, check out our below guide. It offers info on the best time to shop, the deals to expect, and more.

The 5 Best Target Cyber Monday Deals for 2019

Here are our Top 5 picks among the Target Cyber Monday deals.

  1. Nintendo Switch Games Buy one game, get 50% off the second

  2. Toys at Target for up to 50% off

  3. Philips 80" Hue Light Strip + $35 Target Gift Card for $80

  4. Bedding and Bath Items for 40% off

  5. LEGO Sets for up to 30% off

Is There a Target Cyber Monday Ad?

Target has released its 2019 Cyber Monday ad! Check out the best Target Cyber Monday ad deals here.

In addition to Cyber Monday deals, Target's ad features discounts that will be active later in Cyber Week.

In addition to Cyber Monday deals, Target's ad features deals that will be active later in Cyber Week.

When Does Cyber Monday Start for Target?

Target's Cyber Week sale began on Sunday, December 1, and more deals became available on Cyber Monday itself.

SEE ALSO: Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Some deals will continue into Cyber Week, and Target will offer new deals as the week progresses. In fact, the sale will go through Green Monday, which falls on December 9 this year.

NOTE: The information below was assembled before the Cyber Monday ads came out. Please refer to the ads above before making any shopping plans.

When Is the Best Time to Shop?

Target has offered a sitewide 15% off discount on Cyber Monday for the past four years. Because of that streak, we're expecting this offer to return again in 2019. Broad discounts like this one are rare for Target. Your best bet is to start shopping as soon as the 15% off coupon goes live on Cyber Monday morning.

How Do Target Cyber Monday and Black Friday Sales Differ?

In many ways, the Cyber Monday sale is actually bigger! While Cyber Monday lacks the doorbuster deals of Black Friday, Target's sitewide 15% off discount leads to a wide variety of price lows.

What Target Cyber Monday Deals Will Be Available?

Almost half of the Target Cyber Monday deals we listed last year were electronics deals, and all of those electronics offers we put up that day were Staff Picks. The Target Cyber Monday sale was a great place to find smart speakers and streaming media devices, with lowest-ever prices on Google Chromecasts, Amazon Echo Shows and Echo Dots, and even Nvidia Shield streaming media players.

Gaming and toys is another strong category at Target on Cyber Monday, as the extra 15% sitewide discount stacked with existing sales in 2018. We also saw multiple great deals on console accessories, including a pair of Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers for $9 under the lowest price we'd seen on Black Friday.

The Target Cyber Monday sale can be a great place to find deals on streaming devices.

You'll find terrific deals on home and garden items, as well, from home security products to small appliances. Last year, we found the best price we'd ever seen on a single Nest indoor home security camera, as well as a 3-quart Instant Pot Duo Mini for $51.

Looking to fill out your closet? Target offered a buy one, get one 60% off deal on all apparel and accessories during Sunday and Monday of Cyber Week. And it took 30% off Target-exclusive home goods later in the week.

Also keep an eye out for a sale on books. Books, from Target? Actually, yes! For the past two years, the retailer has offered a discount on books on Cyber Monday. Last year, it was $5 off orders of $20 or more, which stacked with the extra 15% off sitewide.

Tips for Shopping the Target Cyber Monday Sale

If you want to snag the best deals, make sure you're a RedCard holder. RedCard holders generally get an extra 5% off their purchases. Plus, if you use a RedCard, you can bag free shipping with no minimum... although during the last holiday season, Target offered free 2-day shipping with no minimum to all shoppers, so we might see a repeat this year.

SEE ALSO: What to Expect From Amazon Cyber Monday Sales in 2019

Also note that Target loves to offer gift card deals, especially if you buy more than one of an item or spend over a certain amount in a specific category, like beauty products or baby items. Keep an eye out, because if those offers stack with the sitewide 15% off discount, they can turn a deal into a must-buy.

Another way you can save is to download Target's app. Sometimes the retailer offers exclusive deals and coupons through the app.

Readers, what's on your Target Cyber Monday shopping list for 2019? Let us know in the comments below!


DealNews Contributing Writer

Formerly a content writer for DealNews, Erin Coduti now brings that experience to the blog team as a freelancer. Previously, she wrote for a television news station and a literary fan magazine.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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