Have you been looking into all the top rated appliance packages but feel lost with the wide array of selections?  An easy way around this is to figure out which brand best represents your individual interests, and then look into the bundles offered by your brand.

Properly researching and vetting each individual kitchen appliance can take hours, even days depending on the level of research.  Buying your appliances in package form not only saves you time, but potentially quite a bit of money.

Kitchen appliance brands often offer packages at a discounted price. The brand gets to sell more product and move more of their inventory while the customer reaps the benefits of getting quality products at a lower cost.

Keep in mind, as with all things in life, you typically get what you pay for.  The top rated kitchen packages are rated thusly for a reason, they offer quality products that –when treated well– could last the customer years.  Additionally, the more you spend, the higher the rebate offered usually is.

Bundles vs. Individual Selection

When buying your appliances, especially on a budget, you may be tempted to simply research the cheapest individual products regardless of brand.  While you may be able to save money short-term using this strategy, you are paying far more in the long term.  First, brands set up their bundles purposely so that all your appliances are aesthetically pleasing.  Having all of your kitchen appliances share the same top rated brand is a good way to broadcast how much effort you’ve put into your home.  Secondly, despite the variation in appliances, most brands’ appliances work in generally the same way.  The more informed you are about your appliances, the more confident you are if something does go wrong.  Lastly, while the short term price may be lower, you also will have to replace those appliances sooner.  Wouldn’t you rather buy a bundle of appliances for $1000 at once than spend 700 dollars per year regularly replacing your appliances?

Now that we’ve outlined the advantages of shopping in bundles, let’s take a look at some of the best bundles currently available on the market. We’ve already written about the best rated kitchen appliance brands (for those who aren’t sure what brand is for them!), but many other viable options exist as well. One brand, Samsung, known for being a prominent player in the electronics and technology market, also makes quality kitchen appliances!

Keep in mind when looking over some of these top rated appliance packages, all quotes and figures are accurate through Dec. 2015. Most brands have sales, discounts, and rebates throughout the year.

Frigidaire Basic Stainless Steel Package

Frigidaire’s Basic package provides consumers with quality products that last at an affordable price.  Those who can afford higher end items might be better served with a different package, but reliability at an affordable price works for most consumers.  If that works for you, then so might this package.

This stainless steel package includes an 18 cu. ft. refrigerator, electric or range, stainless steel dishwasher and an over-the-range microwave.

The package has a coordinated, uniform look for consumers determined to have the most aesthetically pleasing kitchens!

The appliances offered in this package:

-18 cubic foot refrigerator

-Choice of electric or gas cooking range

-Dishwasher

-Over-the-rage microwave oven

Price for the package with electric range: $1,699

Price for the package with gas range: $1,849

Total rebates offered with this package: $100

Frigidaire Advanced Stainless Steel Package

This package is identical to the basic package offered by Frigidaire, save the increase in refrigeration space.  The 18 cubic foot refrigerator offered in the basic package is improved to 21 cubic feet.

The appliances offered in this package:

-21 cubic foot refrigerator

-Choice of electric or gas cooking range

-Dishwasher

-Over-the-range microwave oven

Price for the package with electric range: $1,869

Price for the package with gas range: $1,869

Total rebates offered with this package: $120

Maytag Basic Stainless Steel Package

Maytag is all about reliability.  With the only 10 year warranty on the market, buying Maytag means not having to pay to replace your appliances every few years.  The prices can be on the higher end of the spectrum, but with your appliances you’re also getting peace of mind.  The strongest performer for Maytag is their line of dishwashers, known for being extremely efficient and reliable.

The appliances offered in this package:

-19 cubic foot top mount refrigerator

-Convection cooking range

-Dishwasher (stainless steel interior)

-Over-the-range microwave oven (2.1 cubic feet)

Price for the package with electric range: $2,399

Price for the package with gas range: $2,499

Total rebates offered with this package: $400

Samsung Basic Stainless Steel Package

Samsung is indisputably one of the trend-leaders on the market. Their devices are attractive for many tech-savvy customers looking for more control over their kitchen. If you enjoy using technology and the thought of making ice from your smart phone sounds like fun to you, Samsung might be your brand.

The appliances offered in this package:

-26 cubic feet French door refrigerator

-Convection range

-Dishwasher

-Over-the-range microwave oven

Price for the package with electric range: $2,899

Price for the package with gas range: $2,999

Total rebates offered with this package: $345

Maytag Advanced Stainless Steel Package

A step up from the basic Maytag package, a larger refrigerator with a bottom mount allows easier access to your appliance. It also comes with an upgraded dishwasher which runs more quietly as well as more efficiently, and a convection range equipped with a warming drawer. A warming drawer is a handy feature allowing busy customers to keep their cooked food warm up to 3 hours.

The appliances offered in this package:

– 22 cubic feet bottom mount refrigerator

-Convection range

-Dishwasher

-Over-the-range microwave oven

Price for the package with electric range: $3,399

Price for the package with gas range: $3,499

Total rebates offered with this package: $299

Electrolux Stainless Steel Package

Another great choice is Electrolux. They currently offer an advanced package deal with corresponding top rated appliances. One of the few brands to offer a convection microwave, it can cook in a similar fashion to a convection range.  They also have one of the more stellar deals on the market currently: Buy 2 Appliances Get 1 Free!

The appliances offered in this package:

-26 cubic foot side-by-side refrigerator

-Convection Range

-Dishwasher

-Convection Microwave Oven

Price for the package with electric range: $4,099

Price for the package with gas range: $4,199

Total rebates offered with this package: $1,189

If you still feel lost after reading all of this, don’t worry.  Buying top rated appliance packages isn’t an exact science because it all comes down to personal preference.  The first step is to determine exactly what you want out of your appliances, and then match your wants with a top rated brand who can accommodate.  

Happy Hunting!