It’s getting to be that time of year when all red-blooded Americans long to fill their front yards (and backyards, roofs, trees and shrubbery) with inflatable Christmas yard decorations. The bigger and brighter, the better! Maybe your kids want you to make it impossible for Santa to miss your house as he merrily zooms past on Christmas Eve. Or possibly you just want to offend the sensibilities of those stuck-up neighbors of yours. All part of the Christmas season, my friends! And Christmas inflatables can help you achieve those objectives, and much more. Just think of how your pets will react to them (if Frosty starts to smell like dog urine, better hose him off when the kids aren’t around).
1. Online search. A simple Google search for “Christmas inflatables” will give you quite a few good websites to visit in order to get a good idea of the inflatables that are on the market and general price range. You’ll find shops like Inflatables-game.com that carry a vast array of Christmas inflatables. Stores like these often carry inflatables for other significant times of the year as well. You will likely find the largest selection by shopping online, but you’ll have to potentially pay shipping and then wait in feverish anticipation for the inflatable to arrive!
2. The big online superstores. Amazon has quite a few Christmas inflatables in stock – everything from the classic chimney Santa to giant inflatable snow globes with penguins inside. If you have other gifts to buy, combine them in your Amazon order to get free shipping.
Also visit the websites of megastores like Wal-Mart, where you’ll find dozens of different Christmas inflatables offered this holiday season. Are you looking for Santa on a motorcycle? Even if that’s not your cup of tea, you can find more traditional inflatable decorations at these megastores online as well.
3. In-store. You can avoid any shipping charges just by visiting local home and hardware stores like Home Depot and Lowes, as well as megastores like Wal-Mart. Shop around for the best prices, and keep in mind that these stores don’t all sell the same inflatables.
To save some significant money, check out the Christmas inflatables you can find at closeout stores. Big Lots, for example, is currently selling an inflatable Christmas carousel for a fraction of what you would pay elsewhere. The key is to shop around.
There’s an expansive winter wonderland of Christmas inflatables out there for you to explore. Whether your preference is for Frosty the Snowman, The Three Kings, Scooby Doo, any combination of the aforementioned figures or anything else imaginable, you can find a Christmas inflatable to satisfy your decorating needs.
Additional Holiday Tips: Did you know that artificial trees now come prelit? They look great all season, so you can set up your Christmas tree for Thanksgiving and keep it up through New Year’s! (via.By Staff Writer )