Nine top deals to buy now and save on your Christmas shopping


SPREAD your spending to make Christmas a cracker this year.

Many stores have already brought out their festive ranges to encourage shoppers to stagger their buying.

Bag your Christmas bargains in the end-of-summer sales

And you can bag bargains in the end-of-summer sales.

Here’s some deals to help you get a head start on your Christmas shopping. . .  

START A NEW CHAPTER: Head to WHSmith to get three children’s books for the price of two, including The World’s Worst Pets by David Walliams, down from £14.99 to £7.49, and Marcus Rashford’s You Can Do It, down from £9.99 to £4.99.

You can also buy for the adults in your life, with selected books now half price or less and some paperback titles two for a tenner.

BRICKING IT: Sign up to a cashback site to get some money back on your festive spending. For example, TopCashback members can earn up to ten per cent cashback when they buy online from Go to before the offer ends on Sunday.

SOW SOME SAVINGS: Dig up a perfect present during the end-of-summer sales at garden centres. Dobbies has some gorgeous canvas nature prints down from £24.99 to £12.99, while Coopers of Stortford has a set of four cheerily coloured Universal Grow Bags among its garden sale items, now £9.99 from £19.99 (

MAKE A NAME FOR YOURSELF: Take your time to choose a wooden toy from the collection at then get it personalised with your loved one’s name at no extra cost. Little ones will love the wooden blue country play kitchen, down from £84 to £42.

CREATE CHRISTMAS: If you usually run out of time to make your own Christmas cheer, then this is the year to start early. Save money on shop-bought decorations while making something special.

Head to The Works for a box of 45 wooden snowflake embellishments, £2, or a Decorate Your Own Wooden Festive Village, £3, both perfect to putting your own stamp on.

  • All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day

Save £55 on this Peppa Pig mud kitchen from Argos

LET your little ones loose on a Peppa Pig mud kitchen from Argos, it’s down from £100 to £45.

SAVE: £55

Cheap treat

Northern is selling more than a million train tickets for £1

TRAIN operator Northern is selling more than a million tickets for £1 – via its app or at – for travel between September 6 and October 20.

Top swap

Pick up on the olive interior trend with the £365 Zayyan wool rug

Or save £190 when you buy Dunelm’s Viggo wool rug for £175

PICK up on the olive interior trend with the £365 Zayyan wool rug, above, from Or buy Dunelm’s Viggo wool rug, above, for £175.

SAVE: £190

Shop & save

Save £3.25 on your fish supper from Iceland

ENJOY a £5 fish supper for two when you catch the Harry Ramsden’s deal on Fridays at Iceland.

Get a main course, such as two battered cod fillets (normally £6), and chips (£2.25).

SAVE: £3.25

Hot right now

RELAX with a Bannatyne spa day, including three treatments and a £10 voucher, for £42.50 on Wowcher. Deal available at more than 40 venues.


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