Back to School sales: quick links
August is just around the corner, which means a new school year for many prospective students and parents. While this year is uncertain for some, retailers are still offering fantastic deals on a wide range of back to school supplies. You can find discounts on everything from laptops, tablets, and headphones to clothing, desks, and face masks from top retailers like Walmart, Amazon, Staples, Apple, and Best Buy.
To help you sort through all the offers, we’ve rounded up the best back to school sales and divided them into categories. We’ve also hand-picked standout deals like the best-selling Dell XPS 13 on sale for just $783.99 with code 50OFF699, the AirPods Pro down to a record low price of $199 (was $249), and the student-friendly HP Chromebook on sale for just $169.
You can also score deals exclusively for students like free AirPods for college students that purchase an eligible Mac or iPadand the Jabra Elite 65t earbuds for just $20 with your Chromebook purchase at Best Buy.
Shop more of our best back to school sales below and make sure to bookmark this page as we’ll be continuously updating it with all the best deals leading up to the new school year event.
The best back to school sales:
- Amazon – today’s best deals on Amazon devices, tech, and more
- American Eagle – BOGO 50% off AE jeans
- Apple – buy a Mac or iPad for college and get free AirPods
- Best Buy – student discounts on laptops, tablets, and headphones
- B&H Photo – back to school Apple deals on AirPods, iPads, MacBooks, more
- Dell – save on Dell’s bestselling laptops, monitors, and gaming PCs
- eBay – deals on laptops, clothing, shoes, and more
- Forever 21 – save up to 20% off in-app purchases of $65 or more
- Gap – save up to 75% off sitewide
- H&M – save on back to school styles
- HP – back to school savings on laptops, monitors, and printers
- JCPenney – up to 40% off clothing, shoes, and backpacks
- Kohl’s – extra 20% off clothing and shoes for kids
- Lenovo – doorbuster deals on laptops, tablets, monitors, and more
- Microsoft – save up to $400 on tablets and laptops
- Nordstrom – backpacks starting at just $22
- Newegg – discounts on refurbished Apple products
- Old Navy – save up to 60% off back to school styles
- Overstock – save on dorm room essentials
- Razer – back to school deals on laptops and computer accessories
- Staples – save on a wide range of school supplies for all ages
- Target – save on school supplies, backpacks, clothing, and more
- Walmart – back to school deals on school supplies, clothing, and more
The best back to school sale picks:
Back to school top deals
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm:
$279 $169 at AmazonAmazon has the Apple Watch Series 3 in stock and on sale for only $169. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen for the 38mm smartwatch that features heart rate monitoring and GPS technology and provides up to 18 hours of battery life.
Apple AirPods Pro:
$249.99 $199 at StaplesYou can get the all-new AirPods Pro on sale for $199 at Staples. That’s a $50 discount and the lowest price we’ve found for the truly wireless earbuds which feature active noise cancellation and provide 24 hours of battery life.
Apple iPad 10.2-inch, 128GB (Latest Model):
$429.99 $399.98 at AmazonAmazon has the latest model Apple iPad on sale for $399.98. That’s a $40 discount and the best price we’ve found for the powerful iPad that packs 128GB of storage which allows you to store plenty of movies, apps, and games.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7:
$959 $649 at Best BuyBest Buy has the versatile Surface Pro 7 on sale for $649. The tablet features a 12.3-inch touchscreen display, includes a full keyboard experience, and provides up to 10 hours of battery life.
HP 11.6-inch Chromebook |
$219 $169 at Best BuyIf you’re just looking for a cheap laptop to surf the web without having to worry about updates and paying for power you won’t use, this HP 11.6-inch Chromebook will suit you fine. There’s 4GB RAM and an Intel Celeron processor to keep things snappy and 32GB of onboard storage as well.
Dell XPS 13 Laptop:
$899.99 $783.99 at DellThe 2019 baseline spec Dell XPS 13 is going for really cheap right now, thanks to this $116 discount when you apply the coupon code 50OFF699 at checkout. The Dell laptop packs a 10th gen Intel i5-10210U, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of SSD.
Back to school headphone deals
Beats Powerbeats 3 Headphones: $
199.99 $89.99 at Best BuyThe Powerbeats 3 headphones are on sale for $89.99 at Best Buy. These water-resistant wireless earbuds feature secure-fit earhooks to maximize comfort and stability and provide up to 12 hours of battery life.
Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones:
$249.95 $199.99 at Best BuyThe top-rated Powerbeats Pro get a $50 price cut at Best Buy’s 3-day sale. Perfect for workouts, the wireless earbuds are sweat-resistant and provide up to nine hours of battery life.