The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES as it’s better known is the largest and longest-running exchange service of the Department of Defense. It exists to offer good quality products at prices equivalent to those offered in the United States to all military personnel and their families serving abroad. The AAFES operates department stores, restaurants, movie theaters and an online retail arm for airmen and soldiers at military bases throughout Europe, Japan and South Korea and ensures that serving personnel always have access to the same goods and services that they would normally have back home, and just like any other major retailer the AAFES offers considerable discounts on the usual prices in their annual Black Friday Sale.
The 2017 AAFES Black Friday Sale is just days away, and we’ve obtained a copy of the AAFES 2017 Black Friday Leaked ad scan. This year AAFES have extended their online exchange retail privileges to an estimated 18 million honorably discharged veterans, and for those new customers, and currently serving military personnel, there are a huge range of offers on a wide range of goods, all at great knock-down prices. If you’d like to see the full 52 page leaked ad scan for yourself, then simply click on the image at the end of this article, but there are so many offers there that we’ve compiled a list of just a few of the biggest deals and best offers available during this years AAFES Black Friday sale.
Best AAFES Thanksgiving Day deals (Online Only)
This year AAFES are offering some early deals, but they are only available online at shopmyexchange.com, and they’re only up for grabs during Thanksgiving day, Thursday November 23rd 2017. These special offers begin at 12 midnight (CT) on Thanksgiving day, but they will only be available while stocks last, so don’t delay on these, as there’s something special for the entire family before Black Friday even comes around.
- Some great deals on high-end electronics are available. A Samsung 4K HDR Smart TV, with a 75” screen is available for $1,999. It’s a reduction of $800 on the standard price.
- A similar Smart TV from Sony, again with 4K HDR resolution, and a 75” screen also comes complete with voice search and Google Home capabilities built-in. This model is only $1,899, a massive saving of $1,600 on the usual price, but both these TV deals are limited to only two per customer.
- If your TV needs are far less extravagant, a Samsung 24” LED TV with 720p resolution is available for just $79, almost half the usual price of $149.99, but this deal is also limited, to only three per customer
- You’ll be able to buy a Sony 4K Blu-Ray player to go with that brand new TV, and this deal is half price, reduced from $299 to only $149, but this deal is limited to just two per customer.
- For more interactive entertainment, a 13.3” MacBook Pro can be bought for only $1,039, a reduction of $250 on the usual price. This item has the brightest display of any Mac notebook, has 128GB of storage and comes in space gray or silver, but it’s also limited to just two per customer.
- During the Thanksgiving Day online sale all fine jewelry is reduced by 25%, and the same reduction applies to certain brands of watches and a wide range of ladies handbags by brands such as Michael Kors and Annabelle.
The Thanksgiving day deals don’t end there, there are reductions of 35% on a wide range of ladies sweaters, and sweaters for men on brands such as Polo and Nautica. Cosmetics, clothes for younger boys and girls, footwear, gift sets and kitchen appliances are all on offer on November 23rd, and reductions of 25% to 50% are available on a wide range of items for the home and the entire family. You can view the full range of Thanksgiving day offers on the first eight pages of the leaked ad scan below.
Best AAFES 2017 Black Friday Deals
As soon as midnight (CT) on Black Friday comes along, AAFES will be offering a brand new set of deals online at shopmyexchange.com. The range of offers extend over consumer electronics, clothes, games, tools, appliances, food and drink and seasonal goods, and there are great reductions offered on all goods at AAFES during the 2017 Black Friday sale, so here’s just a few of the biggest reductions to show you the potential savings you can make.
- Those 4K smart TV’s return on Black Friday, this time the brand is LG and a 65” HDR Web smart TV is on offer for only $749, a big discount of $650 on the usual cost. The slightly smaller 49” version is only $349, a reduction of $300, and both these offers are limited to only three per customer.
- For those that prefer video games to TV, there’s an Apache Pro-650 gaming laptop with Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 graphics card available for only $949, a discount of $350. This powerful machine will handle those ultra high graphics settings that gamers love with ease, and it also comes complete with Windows 10. This offer is limited to just three per customer.
- For computer users who don’t need quite so much graphics capability, the Microsoft Surface Pro, with a 12.3” display and Intel Core i5 processor is available for only $879, a reduction of $100.
- Other computer accessories are also available during the AAFES 2017 Black Friday Sale. A HP envy all-in-one printer is on offer at only $49.95, which is just one third of the usual price of $149.99, and backup all those important files with a Seagate backup Plus portable hard drive with a huge 4TB capacity for only $99, a reduction of $115. Both these offers are limited to only three per customer.
- If consoles are your preferred gaming platform, then AAFES are also offering some great PS4 deals during Black Friday. A Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Bundle, or an Unchartered 4: A Thief’s End bundle, both complete with a Slim PS4 with 1TB storage can be yours for only $179, a saving of $100. And in addition to that, AAFES have a great selection of games for PS4 and Xbox One with prices reduced by up to 40% during the 2017 Black Friday sale.
- The consumer electronics available at AAFES during Black Friday extends a lot further than computers and consoles. A Samsung 5.1 channel Blu-ray home theater can be yours for only $139.99, a discount of $100 on the usual price, and a Samsung 2.1 channel curved soundbar offers stylish design and high quality audio at only $169, a saving of $130.
Other electronic items at great discounts include Bluetooth speakers, headphones, cameras, daily activity trackers, cellphones and watches, and there are great discounts of up to 60% offered on all of them, so check out the full AAFES Black Friday Leaked Ad Scan by clicking on the image at the bottom of this article to see them all for yourself.
Women’s and Men’s Clothing
- Ladies, gentlemen and the younger members of the family can all kit themselves out in some cool new clothes at bargain prices at AAFES this Black Friday too. Men’s Timber jacket smooth-face fleeces will keep you warm with a sherpa lining for only $49, a reduction of $30, and Men’s Mountain Crest fleece jackets are available in a variety of sizes and colors for half price, at only $29.
- Technology and clothing are combined with Men’s Outdoor Nuvic lightweight down jackets that feature Climawarm and Hyperdry technology, and they are available for only $69, a big discount on the usual cost of $119.
- Ladies won’t be left shivering at AAFES during Black Friday either. Women’s Half Dome pullover hoodies are only $25, reduced by 40%, and Women’s Timber full zip fleeces are just $49, a saving of $30 on the standard cost.
- A Women’s Jozet vest in assorted colors or a women’s Afska fur-lined hoodie are both only $45, a discount of 40% off of the usual price.
- Ladies can also choose from a wide range of leggings, tops, graphic tees, sweaters, jeans and blouses, all of which will be reduced by up to 50% during the 2017 AAFES Black Friday sale.
It’s not just a cut-price outfit that you can pick up at AAFES this Black Friday, there are some great reductions of a wide variety of pendants, earrings, bracelets and necklaces on offer, but there are one or two amazing deals that stand out from the rest.
- A 2ctw diamond bracelet in 10K is available for only $999, a massive saving of $800 on the usual cost, and that’s not all. A 2ctw diamond ring in 10K can be yours for only $999, another reduction of $800 on the standard price.
- A 1ctw diamond ring is reduced by $400 to only $599, and there are a variety of diamond pendants and earrings on offer with reductions of up to $200 available during the Black Friday sale.
From 2pm to 6pm on Black Friday there is an additional offer of 25% off all Fine jewelry and watches on in-store purchases only, but this offer does exclude items already reduced during the Black Friday sale.
AAFES are offering some huge discounts on selected appliances during the 2017 Black Friday sale, in particular on selected kitchen appliances.
- A roomy 25.6 cu. ft French door refrigerator offers an equally generous discount of $1,190, reduced to only $999. If 25.6 cu. ft is still not big enough for you, then a 28 cu. ft French door refrigerator in stainless steel can be yours for only $1,799, a discount of $1,050. Be aware that both of these offers are limited to only one per customer.
- A Top load washer with a capacity of 4.3 cu. ft is on offer for only $399, and a 7 cu. ft Electric dryer is available for the same price. Both these items are reduced by $310 and again they are both limited to only one per customer.
- A High efficiency washer with 4.2 cu ft capacity and a 7.5 cu. ft Electric dryer are also on offer for only $559, a discount of $340 on the standard cost and they are limited to only two per customer.
I’ve only scratched the surface of the amazing deals and offers available during the 2017 AAFES Black Friday sale. There are far too many great offers to mention and they are also offering cosmetics, bedding, gift sets and seasonal items all at great promotional prices. So click on the image at the end of this article to see the full 52 page 2017 AAFES Black Friday leaked ad scan for yourself.
AAFES Black Friday Hours & FAQs
When Does AAFES open for Black Friday?
AAFES are offering those early Thanksgiving Day offers online only and the website will be open for business from 12 midnight (CT) on Thursday 23rd November 2017. Those deals will be replaced by the Black Friday promotions exactly 24 hours later at Midnight (CT) on Friday 24th November 2017.
2017 AAFES Black Friday Hours:
Although online customers can begin shopping at midnight, the Black Friday sale in stores will open bright and early at 6am on Black Friday itself. Some items will only be available in limited quantities so don’t delay in grabbing your bargains on Black Friday at AAFES. Black Friday opening hours will depend on your location so check with your AAFES store for their individual opening hours. And if you are taking a well-deserved rest over Thanksgiving and Black Friday, don’t despair, because AAFES will be offering a whole new set of offers and reduced prices on Saturday 25th November 2017 in stores too.
Can you shop online or is it in-store only?
The Thanksgiving sale will only be available online at shopmyexchange.com, but all Black Friday deals will be available in-store and online. Once again the deals will only be available while stocks last and the selection of offers available may vary from location to location.
What is the AAFES Return Policy?
AAFES typically offer a full return policy within 90 days of purchase, although some items such as jewelry, computers, televisions and furniture may only be reuturned within 15 days. Full details of the returns policy can be found at shopmyexchange.com and you can always get help and assistance regarding returns from the AAFES customer service line on 1-800-527-2345.