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The Camelizer is a Browser Plugin that Shows You Price History and Discount Alerts

Shopping online instead of at brick & mortar stores can easily save you a ton of money, but this browser plugin can save you even more with three popular online stores.

Camelizer Price Tracking Browser Plugin

Camelizer is a free  browser extension/add-on for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari that aids online shopping. The developer of the Camelizer created three websites, one built for Amazon, one built for Amazon, one built for BestBuy, and one specifically built for Newegg. The plugin pulls all of the information from these price tracking websites and make it available on the go while shopping online. I installed the Camelizer and took it for a spin, and it turns out that it works well with all of the sites, though it offered significantly more information on Amazon.

When viewing a product page, the Camelizer will appear as small button near the address bar. If you hover over this button, it will make a large white box appear filled with a chart of price history for that item. In the case of Amazon, it will compare the Amazon.com price to that of vendors selling on or through Amazon (unfortunately it doesn’t calculate shipping while doing so).

price tracker

Product price tracking worked similar with both Newegg and BestBuy.

newegg.com

There’s also a button for price tracking alerts. This allows you to setup a desired price, and once the product drops to that price the Camelizer can then notify you via email or Twitter  This is a great way to track products on your wish list that you aren’t willing to buy unless they are on sale. Just add a price-drop notification to Camelizer and then forget about the product until you get an email about it.

price drop notification

Overall I found Camelizer to be extremely useful for online shopping. There’s other browser plugins that also offer Amazon price tracking, but Camelizer is one of the few to do it across multiple websites. If you love shopping online I suggest you give it a try, it’s free!


6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Joe  

    I have been using http://www.unimerc.com. They do the same sort of thing but I like their charts a little better.

  2. Michael  

    I don’t quite get how the price watcher works.

    For example, if I set a price watch for an item I want to buy at $39.95, will it notify me if the price drops below that? Or will it only notify on that exact price?

    I looked at the website, and several blogger entries and no one comments on that simple function. Maybe everyone else just assumes.

    Thanks for the write-up!

    • Michael  

      I enjoy answering my own questions. I usually do.

      On my first reply from camelcamelcamel, they made it VERY clear that when the price drops to X amount or less, that I would be notified.

      What a great utility!

      • Which is why it’s important to read this article: https://www.groovypost.com/howto/request-amazon-price-change-refund/

        😉

        • Michael  

          Well, honesty, I really did search my question and that result did NOT come up… so….what do you want me to say. I thought my reply was actual far my helpful than yours, but thanks again for the original article. 😉

          • Hi Michael, re-reading my comment I see how it might have come-accross in a negative tone. Sorry about that.

            What I was actually trying to say was — Thank you for adding more details to the article regarding the groovy plugin and how it works. With that in mind, you might want to take a look at the other Article we wrote regarding how-to get cash back from Amazon for price drops. One thing many people don’t know is Amazon will actually give you cash back if a price drops however, you need to be proactive about it. So using a tool like Camelizer AND being informed = happy cash back!

            Really appreciate the comments.

            Thanks,

            -S

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