Akshaya Tritiya 2018: Flipkart, Amazon offer heavy discounts on gold; even cashback and freebies available
Akshaya Tritiya 2018: Festive occasions are incomplete without exchanging gifts. This festive sale is the perfect opportunity to shop and save at the same time.
Akshaya Tritiya 2018: It's raining offers in gold on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on Wednesday. There is something special about festivals as they seem to act like magnets drawing the public towards shiny metal, which comes in various forms, be it silver, gold, diamond and even platinum. Festive occasions are also incomplete without exchanging gifts, of course. So, this festive sale becomes the perfect opportunity to shop and save at the same time. Akshaya Tritiya comes on a Rohini Nakshatra day with Wednesday being considered very auspicious. To lure customers during this occasion, e-commerce giants have come up with their ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ sale that provided heavily discounted offers, alongside other freebies.
Here’s what two e-commerce portals are offering on the occasion:
Flipkart on it's website says, “A sale, of course! We bring you the Akshaya Tritiya 2018 sale. Akshaya Tritiya which falls on the 18th of April is believed to be a favorable day to start a new venture or to buy something that denotes prosperity, like gold. This opulent metal is synonymous with affluence so buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya is believed to ensure prosperity.”
It added, “Akshaya Tritiya may be all about gold, but you might as well reap as many benefits as you can from this sale. Don’t stop at gold jewellery . This festive store also spoils you with diamond jewellery offers. We’re guessing your significant other won’t mind a sparkling new diamond ring or a decadent pair of diamond earrings? Go ahead and spoil her with these purchases without emptying your wallet.”
Major companies like Bluestone , Malabar Gold & Diamonds , Joyalukkas , C. Krishniah Chetty Jewellers, Aucent By PC Jeweller, P. N. Gadgil Jewellers, PC Chandra Jewellers and TBZ are offering their jewelries at heavy discount on Flipkart.
Gold jewelleries on Flipkart in the form of earrings, rings, necklace, bangles, chains, pendants and many more are priced under Rs 19,999. Meanwhile diamond jewelries are having 30% - 70% discount on them, whereas gold coins also have extra 5% off.
At the same time, silver jewelries have minimum 30% off on them, while platinum jewelry have up to 50% off on Flipkart.
To entice the public even further, Flipkart is also giving 150 gram gold coin free on purchase of jewelry above Rs 15,000 in tie up with Malabar Gold & Diamonds.
The portal on it’s website says, “Usher in happiness and prosperity this Akshaya Tritiya with Amazon's range of auspicious jewelry, Choose from a wide range of products in 22KT gold, diamond, gold plated and silver. You can also choose from our selection of auspicious 24KT gold coins and silver coins. Shop with top brands like Senco Gold, Joyalukkas, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, TBZ-The Original and many more.”
Up to 50% off is given on gold jewelries on Amazon during the occasion.
On gold coins have 15% off on them in various grams like 1-2 grams, 5 grams, 8 grams and 10 grams and more.
Also 9 lucky winners will get a free 10 gram gold coin per bar.
Jewelries on 22 karat gold and more have discounts ranging from 5% to 20%. While diamond jewelry had between 20% - 60% off and that of gold plated jewelry had 60% minimum off.
In a major good news, 5% cash back is being offered on usage of ICICI Bank Debit & Credit Cards.
The minimum transaction amount to avail cashback is Rs.15,000. The cashback will be calculated on the net amount paid on the products in a single transaction.It is not necessary to purchase one eligible Product above Rs.15,000 to avail cashback. A customer can purchase multiple eligible products in the same transaction such that the overall transaction amount exceeds Rs.15,000.
Cash back will be credited to the card holder's account latest by 18 June, 2018.