Go-to Guide for Online Thrift Store Shopping

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As a frugal shopper, you probably visit a lot of thrift stores in your area, and there are probably times when you don’t feel like getting out of the house. During the times when you prefer to say home, online thrift store shopping is the way to go. Yes, that’s right, you can get your thrift store fix without leaving home!

You can save time and aggravation shopping at online thrift stores by using the stores’ search feature as well as shopping by categories. When shopping by category, you can get just what you’re looking for by selecting the size(s), color(s) and brand(s) you’re shopping for.

Below, in alphabetical order, are my favorites when it comes to online thrift store shopping. Hopefully, they’ll become your favorites as well.

Online Thrift Stores

The Attic 

Screenshot of The Attic, an online thrift store.

In addition to their online store, they have a physical shop in Bethlehem, PA. Products mostly consist of fashion accessories, jewelry, apparel for women and sometimes housewares. To save even more, join their rewards program.

Swap 

Screenshot of online thrift store Swap.

Swap offers clothing and apparel accessories for men, women, kids and babies, toys, maternity apparel, video games and accessories, home decor, bedding and more. New customers will get FREE shipping on orders of $10 or more, and if you visit Swap from my link above (click the store’s name), you’ll get 20% off your first order.

ThredUp 

Screenshot of online thrift store ThredUp.

Save on secondhand designer brands at thredUP. You can shop for clothes, shoes, handbags, belts, gloves, sunglasses and much more. Orders totaling $79 or more receive FREE shipping.

Other Great Places to Shop for Secondhand Clothing, Furniture & More

The following resources are not online thrift stores, but they offer things you’d normally find in an online or local thrift store. This way of online thrift store shopping is more like an online rummage sale. You’ll discover secondhand merchandise listed by locals.

When you see something you like, you can arrange to meet the seller and buy the item(s) you’re interested in. Be sure to meet in a public area with lots of people around. If you have to go to the seller’s home, don’t go alone.

Facebook Marketplace

Screenshot of Facebook Marketplace for online thrift store guide.

Facebook’s Marketplace is a great place to look for secondhand clothing, used furniture, housewares, toys, home improvement items and much more. To get local results, enter your city and state, and then select how many miles you’re willing to travel to purchase the item(s) you want.

Craigslist 

Screenshot of Craigslist for online thrift store guide.

Like Facebook Marketplace, you’ll discover a variety of used merchandise at Craigslist. Just select locations near you from the list on the right. Then you can select the categories that interest you. To save time, once you’ve selected a category, if you know what you’re looking for, you can search for that item in the category or categories you select.

Do you have a favorite online thrift store and/or other place that I didn’t mention where you like to shop for used merchandise? Comment to let us know your favorite(s) and what you like about the online thrift store(s) and/or place(s).

Happy shopping and saving!

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