With technology at our fingertips and a plethora of online retailers ranging from fashion to electronics and household goods, online shopping has emerged as a popular choice for many who are looking for both time and cost savings, along with the convenience of our purchases arriving at our doorsteps.

Along with a booming e-commerce industry that is set to experience a projected growth of US$5.4 billion (S$7.46 billion) and constitute 6.7 percent of all retail sales by 2025 (source: Temasek and Google 2015), online shopping is here to stay.

Here are 5 smart hacks to get the most out of your online shopping experience, whilst getting more bang for your buck.

Save On International Shipping Costs

Are you a fan of international retail websites, but not so much of their exorbitant shipping fees? Or do you reach the checkout only to find out that the retailer only offers shipping