SHOPPERS are gearing up to bag the best Black Friday deals tomorrow.
And if the fate of your Christmas shopping lies on making the most of slashed prices online, you need to plan ahead. These tips will help give you a head start . . .
SET AN ALARM: Many online retailers will start Black Friday sales at midnight so set an alarm for 23.45pm. Then you can get ready to start shopping.
Other stores may have started deals with a “Black Friday warm-up” all this week — but bigger discounts are still likely to drop at this time.
PREP A WISH LIST: Some sites will save your shopping basket, so fill this with everything you want beforehand to up your chances of nabbing the goods you’re after before they sell out.
If the retailer doesn’t save baskets, you could also add the things you want to your wish list — so you’re all set for adding to your basket tomorrow.
BOOKMARK YOUR FAVOURITES: Have the websites of the retailers you want to hit saved in your bookmarks on your web browser.
Every second counts when it comes to snaffling those savings before they sell out.
GET ’APPY: If you’re on the go this Black Friday, make sure your phone or tablet has your favourite store’s apps ready. This will make it easier for you to see what’s on offer, you’ll also be notified when deals start — so you can take advantage of them straight away. As an added bonus, many retailers offer additional promos such as free delivery for first-time app downloads so you can bag an even better deal.
CHECK RETURN POLICIES: If you’re buying potential Christmas gifts in the sales, it’s worth knowing what the retailer’s return policy is, before clicking “buy”.
Things that are final sale can’t be swapped or returned, should you get a size or colour wrong. The same goes for items you buy for yourself that may need trying on for size.
- PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
Win Christmas with Sky VIP
GET ready for Christmas with Sun Savers and Sky VIP.
TEN lucky Sun Savers members will share more than £20,000 in Sky VIP goodies to get you ready for the festive season.
Each winner gets a year’s subscription to Sky Q including Sky Cinema and Sky Sports, a 49in TV, a Sky Q minibox, a kids’ smart watch and £200.
It means you can enjoy all the TV you love, all in one place. You can watch, pause, rewind or restart live TV.
Plus, watch all of your favourite shows on catch-up, YouTube and Netflix.
You will also get your hands on a new kids’ smartwatch with a year’s free 1GB data plan on Sky Mobile.
Plus, you will bag £200 to help cover your Christmas essentials.
Sky VIP is Sky’s free loyalty programme open to all their customers.
It gives exclusive access to the best Sky tech, plus the chance to enjoy amazing experiences such as sparring with boxing champ Anthony Joshua.
Sky customers can join through the My Sky App, which already has lots of rewards waiting.
To be in with a chance to win our fantastic prize package, download the Sun Savers app or go to sunsavers.co.uk then click “Start Collecting” on the “Win Christmas with Sky VIP” page in the “Offers” section.
Collect TEN Sun Savers codes from those printed daily in The Sun and The Sun on Sunday until December 10.
Then enter or scan your ten codes on the website or app before midnight on December 16 when the competition closes.
- Terms and conditions: Multiple code collect Nov 23-Dec 10, 2019. Entry closes 23:59pm Dec 16, 2019. 18+ UK residents only – new and existing Sky customers. Netflix account not included. Online access required. For full T&Cs, see sunsavers.co.uk.
Deal of the day
SPRUCE up your festive decs with a Christmas tree from Wilko. Its tree bundle features a 7ft tree and 600 lights for just £60, usually £80.
CADBURY milk chocolate selection box is just £1 at Tesco. That’s half price. Grab them now to save in time for Christmas.
DITCH the hefty price tag of the check blazer at Gap for £84.95, for the similar one sold at Marks and Spencer for £29.50. It’s a great swap.
Shop & save
THE Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine is just £25 at B&M, down from £39. It would make a great gift.
My Sun Savers fiver
PATRICIA SMITH, from Hamilton, South Lanarks, says: “I’ll use my Sun Savers fivers to help pay for mobility scooter hire for my holidays.”
- Send your Savers fiver stories to sunsavers.co.uk/fivers and you will get 28 codes worth £5 if it is printed here. Please include your name and town.
Reader's saving tip
HUGH DOCHERTY, from Cowdenbeath, Fife, says: “Now the frosty weather is with us, use warm water in a zipped food bag to remove ice from your car windscreen – it’s quick, and cheaper than de-icer.”
- Send your cash-saving idea to sunsavers.co.uk/tips. You’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if it is published here. Please include your name and town.
Your paper could be worth £50,000
EVERY CODE YOU ENTER IS A TICKET: ONE lucky reader is in line for a bumper early Christmas present – thanks to our £50,000 Sun Raffle.
Every month YOU could win the super cash giveaway in our Sun Raffle just for reading this paper.
Entering could not be easier – simply download the Sun Savers app or sign up at sunsavers.co.uk.
Then, opt in to each month’s Sun Raffle by clicking “Yes!” when prompted and start collecting the codes printed daily inside the paper – scanning in the app or entering online.
Saturday November 9’s code is on Page 20.
The next big giveaway is on Saturday, November 30 – perfect for making it a Christmas to remember.
With every code you enter you will earn a Raffle ticket into that month’s £50,000 Raffle.
There is no limit to how many tickets you can collect per month, so make sure to enter as many codes as you can to give yourself the best chance of winning. Remember, you have got to be in it to win it.
Not already a Sun Savers member? Join Sun Savers today.
It only takes a minute to sign up – just search “Sun Savers” in the app store and then download the app, or head to sunsavers.co.uk. To get started, all you need to do is enter a few details.
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We are keeping it super-simple. You don’t have to enter codes from consecutive days, so don’t worry if you forget a day or two.
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- PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals/offers subject to availability.
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