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Want to Nab a £1,000 Freebie? Here’s the Secret…

Updated: Nov 21, 2022

preloved items

Here at Ferris, we’ve seen thousands of preloved items given away from free. We’ve watched tons of goodies get given to new homes. And we’ve witnessed just how much money people have saved as a result!

If you want to make the most out of the app and bag yourself an absolute bargain (no matter the item’s original price tag), we’ve got you covered with these tips…

Tip #1 - Check back regularly

No surprises here: The best items go the quickest! To give yourself the greatest chance of nabbing that dream preloved item, visit the app regularly. It can be as simple as switching out one of your daily social media scrolls for a snoop on Ferris, to make sure you don’t miss out on something truly special.

Tip #2 - Be Patient

Finding preloved gems is a marathon, not a sprint.

We’d all love for designer bags to appear on the app every day but that’s just not realistic. The most valuable items may not pop up on Ferris as often as you’d like - but they do pop up. Remember, we've had pianos, designer clothing, laptops, and even a caravan posted.

If you stay strong, imagine what you can get!

"we've had pianos, designer clothes, laptops..."

Tip #3 - Be polite

Put the shoe on the other foot for a second. You're giving away an amazing preloved item that you just simply don't have space for anymore. You're getting dozens of messages. But one person is actually kind to you, asks how your day is and seems like a genuinely nice person. Meanwhile everyone else sends brusk messages that pressure you into handing your item over ASAP.

Guess who will get the item and who won’t…?

Tip #4 - Quality not quantity

Sometimes those hidden gems are truly hidden. Don't just stop at the first few items that you see. Dig a little deeper, because you never know where a dream find might be lurking.

Tip #5 - The Early Bird and Late Bird

We know that there are less people browsing on Ferris first thing in the morning and last thing at night. That means that this could be the best time to nab those hot preloved items that would otherwise be snapped up super quickly!

Tip #6 - Get those notifications on

Make sure you have downloaded the app, and have notifications switched on. From time to time we will message our community about great stuff that has just gone up, so you don’t want to miss out. This is a great opportunity to be at the top of the queue just as something is posted.

Ready to start making the most of Ferris? Have a browse today.


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