Black Friday is one of the best days of the year to bag an online bargain. Come 24 November, your inbox will likely be bombarded with brands promising big reductions and can’t-miss deals.
But you don’t have to wait until the big day to discover the best deals – we’ve rounded up some of the retailers who’ve already revealed their Black Friday discounts, and we’ll continue to update you on the best deals as the days progress.
How to get a Black Friday bargain
Whether you’re one of many brave sale-seekers hitting the high street, or you’re staying in and surfing the web, there are few things to keep in mind when hunting for the best bargains.
Firstly, many of these deals are only available for a limited time, so it’s important to be prepared and prioritise your shopping accordingly.
And while it can also be tempting to buy things on a whim, try to plan what you want beforehand so you don’t overspend too much.
Finally, make sure you know your return rights. While most stores don’t change their policy for the sake of a few days, it’s best to check it out in advance so you’re not stuck with spur-of-the moment buys you don’t really want.
There are deals galore on Black Friday, but it’s hard to spot the very best ones. These are some of the biggest discounts that retailers are offering, including a huge 65” television with a £2,000 discount, a lovely half-price bookcase, and a bargain fridge freezer.
Best TV deal: LG 65” Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR OLED TV – Was £4,299, now £2,499, Currys, buy now
Best all-round laptop deal: HP Pavilion 14” 2 in 1 – Was £649.99, now £488, Currys, buy now
Best furniture deal: Dalton Bookcase – Was £699, now £349.50, M&S, buy now
Best fridge deal: Liebherr NoFrost Freestanding Fridge Freezer – Was £549, now £299, John Lewis, buy now
Best watch deal: Men’s Accurist Chronograph Watch 7003 – Was £240, now £72, eBay buy now
Best vacuum cleaner deal: Dyson V6 Total Clean Cordless Vacuum Cleaner (refurbished) – Was £269.99, now £180.89, eBay buy now
Apple generally doesn’t go big on Black Friday, so your best bet is to look to third-party retailers for deals. Some of the best deals will be on refurbished devices – which are generally just as good as the brand new product.
iPhone 7 32GB refurbished – Was £489, now £389, Envirophone, buy now
iPad Pro 10.5″ 64GB – Was £619, now £569, John Lewis, buy now
iPad Mini 4 128GB – now £374, Amazon, buy now
Designer clothes rank alongside tech as some of the most well-discounted items on Black Friday. Our picks include a great Micheal Kors tote bag – a perfect Christmas gift – and an across-the-board 70% discount on MYSHUBOX footwear.
MYSHUBOX footwear – up to 70 per cent off, Myshubox, buy now
Michael Kors large tote bag – was £315, now £252, House of Fraser, buy now
Ralph Lauren cable polo – was £119, now £92.50, House of Fraser, buy now
The stripped-back and easy-to-use laptop alternative comes in a wide variety of specifications – so whether you’re looking for a bargain and basic Chromebook or a tricked out expensive one, we’ve got you covered this Black Friday.
ASUS Chromebook 12.5″ – Was £799.95, now £699.95, John Lewis, buy now
Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431 – Was £249.99, now £179.99, Amazon, buy now
HP Chromebook 2GB – now £199.99, Argos, buy now
There are some jaw-dropped reductions out there, including some cute suede Chelsea boots reduced by £180 to a mere fraction of their price. GAP is also offering big reductions with its code BFGAP.
Topshop wool-blend blazer – was £235, now £70, Selfridges, buy now
Waterproof Suede Chelsea Boots – was £200, now £26.98, Groupon, buy now
GAP Black Friday sale – 40 per cent off with code BFGAP, Gap, buy now
The perfect Christmas gift, fragrances for both men and women are being heavily discounted on Friday. Look to the major high-street retailers for some of the more impressive deals.
Hugo Boss BOSS Orange Eau de Toilette – Was £59, now £39, Fragrance Shop, buy now
Paco Rabanne Lady Million Eau de Parfum – Was £58, now £34.50, Boots, buy now
Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Eau de Parfum Set – Was £243, now £218.70, House of Fraser, buy now
We’ve rounded up some great deals on jewellery this year; from a 25% reduction off everything with Daisy, through to a half-price stocking-filler bracelet at Debenhams.
Georg Jensen Silver Wheel Dress Ring – Was £150, now £105, Berrys Jewellers, buy now
Daisy London – 25 per cent off all pieces, Daisy London, buy now
Pilgrim Bella gold plated bracelet – was £40, now £20, Debenhams, buy now
Laptops are a great gift – and whether it’s for work or play, there are some great savings this year. Amazon and Currys PC World are two of your best bets for a bargain, but there are cut-price laptops available right across the web.
Apple MacBook Pro 15″ – was £1,899, now £1,679, buy now
HP 15.6″ laptop – was £549.99, now £249, buy now
Acer R11 2-in-1 laptop – was £219, now £199, buy now
Craving some winter sun? The big package operators have some fantastic reductions on holidays both now and next summer. Why not give yourself something to look forward to?
Thomas Cook holidays including Greece, the Canary Islands and Spain – £200 off, using code BF200, buy now
Canadian Affair holidays – £150 off, using code BLACK FRIDAY, buy now
Topdeck tours including Australia and North Africa – 70 per cent off, buy now
When it comes to finding the perfect gift for someone special in your life, an eye-catching watch is a pretty good bet.
Frederique Constant men’s automatic – Was £960, now £720, Berrys Jewellers, buy now
Timothy Stone Elle women’s watch with Swarovski crystals – Was £149.99, now £19.99, Groupon, buy now
STORM London gents titanium strap watch – Was £130, now £104, Storm London, buy now
Which shops are doing Black Friday?
Amazon is the unofficial king of Black Friday, and was one of the major retailers to bring Black Friday bargain mania to the UK. It’s naturally got some great deals on its own products like the Amazon Echo and Kindle, but it’s also offering big discounts across it’s tech range – including wearables and TVs.
Best AI gadget: All-new Amazon Echo 2nd generation – Was £89.99, now £69.99
Online electrical goods specialist AO’s deals are well under way, with discounts on everything from fridge freezers and washing machines to laptops. Kit out your home with the De’Longhi Icona Micalite Espresso Coffee Machine, which has been reduced from £199 to £99.
Best washing machine deal: Beko Washing Machine – Was £299, now £219
Retail giant Argos has launched their Black Friday sale with a wide range of savings on technology, toys, grooming and home appliances. Right now you could save £100 on the Philips Daily Collection Air Fryer as well as an impressive £240 on the Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner. Half price toys are available on a wide range of toys until 28th November; PS VR Mega Starter Bundle plus Skyrim VR is available for only £239.99 until 27th of November as well as PS4 500GB bundles and Xbox One S 500 GB bundles until 27th of November.
Best kitchen gadget deal: Philips Daily Collection Air Fryer – Was £179.99, now £79.99
High street favourite Boots is already offering huge discounts for Black Friday across skincare, fragrance and a range of electronic beauty tools. You can expect to see impressive savings on high-end brands such as Philips, Emporio Armani, Estee Lauder and DKNY.
Best fragrance deal: YSL Black Opium Pure Illusion EDP – Was £71, now £47.32
BT’s Black Friday deals could save you up to £410, plus there’s also no set up fee, free BT Sport and free HD Extra until 27 November.
Best broadband deal: Unlimited Infinity 2 up to 76mb – Was £49.99, now £39.99
Currys PC World
Currys PC World has kicked off its sales with savings on big brands including Samsung, Rangemaster and LG. The retailer has also confirmed that its ‘Why Wait’ prices won’t be reduced again come 24 November meaning shoppers are guaranteed to get the very best deals. After a new fridge? Then head over to the website where you could save a total of £1000 off Samsung’s Family Hub American-Style Fridge Freezer.
Best TV deal: LG 65” Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR OLED TV – Was £4,299, now £2,499
If you’re still not quite ready for Christmas, Debenhams is offering up to half price deals on furniture – and many items will arrive before the big day. You can also expect to save at least 10 per cent off beauty and fragrance, half price designer handbags and watches, and impressive discounts on electricals.
Best kitchen deal: KitchenAid Artisan Candy Apple Mixer – Was £499, now £279
For auction site eBay the Black Friday deals are already well under way and cover everything from tech and homeware to fashion. Right now you can get impressive savings on brands like Converse, Samsung, Canon and Sony.
Best camera deal: Canon IXUS 190 Compact Camera – Was £159, now £119
Best headphones deal: Beoplay H7 Over Ear Headphones Cenere Grey – Was £329, now £179
Best watch deal: Men’s Accurist Chronograph Watch 7003 – Was £240, now £72
The high street jewellers are offering up to 25% off selected diamond rings and jewellery and up to 50% off seleced items from 8pm on the 23rd of November.
From 23 November Game will be offering deals on games, consoles and accessories to suit every budget. Look out for savings on the Nintendo Switch, X Box One S and PlayStation Pro. Right now you can pick up the Playstation VR and GT Sport or Skyrim VR for just £249 and Xbox One S 500 GB HW with NowTV for £169.99 (£70 saving).
Best console bundle: PS Pro 1TB + Fifa 18 + Call of Duty WWII – Was £409, now £299
Toy store Hamleys has announced that it will be offering ‘massive’ savings both in-store and online for Black Friday. Right now you can get 20 per cent off Lego, Playmobil and Barbie with many others items reduced by half price, including the Fisher Price Newborn Puppy & Pals Learning gym which was £70 but could now be yours for just £35.
Best lego deal: Lego Star Wars Rebel Trooper Battle Pack – Was £12, now £9.60
Normally on the pricier end of the retail scale, Hobbs is offering 20 per cent off absolutely everything with the code OHMYDOG20.
Best clothing deal: Red faux fur coat by Bethany – Was £199, now £159.20
House of Fraser
Beloved British department store House of Fraser is a fantastic place to find Black Friday deals on luxury products. If you’re looking for something a little more special, you can save up to 40 per cent on women’s shoes, homeware and designer fashion.
Best fashion deal: Balfern Leather Biker Jacket – Was £318, now £222.60
John Lewis is another major retailer that slashes hundreds of prices on Black Friday, and in the days running up to it.
There are some genuine bargains to be had, including a £299 fridge freezer which was reduced from £549, a coffee machine which comes with £75 of Nespresso credit, and discounted Barbour luggage. The store is also price-matching sales prices from its competitors all this week.
Best headphone deal: Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 wireless headphones – Was £375.95, now £299.95
Baby’s first Christmas doesn’t have to mean your first bankruptcy. For essential childcare paraphernalia such as car seats, nursery furniture and feeding bottles, baby specialists Kiddicare has fantastic savings on high-quality items. There’s 35 per cent off pushchairs and playseats, and 50 per cent off bedding.
Best pushchair deal: My Babiie Billie Faiers MB100 Pushchair – Was £189.99, now £99.99
This year the popular retailer will be dropping prices across the board including home, clothing and beauty items. You can currently get 20 per cent off selected hampers, 3 for 2 on Christmas decorations and an impressive 50 per cent off selected gift sets.
Best stocking filler deal: Bathing the Night Away Gift Set – Was £50, now £25
NOW TV lets you enjoy the best of pay TV including Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and Sky Atlantic all without a monthly contract. Current deals include impressive half price discounts on two-month passes for Entertainment, Kids and Sky Cinema.
Best TV pass deal: Four month Sky Entertainment Pass – Was £39.99, now £19.99
Feast on organic food and enjoy their range of environmentally friendly health & beauty products at 15% off on everything online with the code “BLACKFRIDAY” (valid from 24th November to midnight on 27th November)
Specialising in reflective and waterproof jackets for cycling and running using the latest technology, Proviz are offering an impressive 20% off everything from 23rd of November.
Footwear specialists Schuh are offering up to 40% off from the 23rd of November.
Now is a good time to get a new handset and contract with one of the leading mobile providers. Discounts are offered across a range of Sony handsets and contracts until 27th of November.
The high street sportswear brand is offering £10 off (in the form of a gift voucher) with every £50 spent from the 23rd of November to midnight on the 27th of November
Treat yourself or a loved one to crystal jewellery at up to 30% off from the 23rd of November to 26th of November
Get your home ready to entertain his Christmas with Talk Talk’s Black Friday deals on unlimited broadband and award-winning TV.
Best broadband deal: Faster Fibre Broadband – Was £27.50, now £25 a month
Hosting a seven-day Black Friday event, supermarket giant Tesco will be offering sizable discounts on kitchen appliances, exercise equipment and furniture as well as 3 for 2 on toys. The store currently has Silentnight’s Spencer Double Mattress with 1000 Pocket Luxury Memory Pillow Top reduced from £719 to just £255.
Best exercise equipment deal: Marcy Antero recumbent exercise bike – Was £279.99, now £139.99
A flash sale for a wide range of comedy, sports and theatre tickets will go live at 00:01am on Friday 24th of November.
Very is offering a range of discounted women’s, men’s and kids fashion items, plus furniture, homewares and electricals. Right now you can get the Pink Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet for just £69.99 instead of £99.99. You can get up to 50% off selected clothing and footwear from 6pm on the 23rd November.
The website also offers free next day delivery on thousands of products.
Best fragrance deal: Calvin Klein Contradiction for Men 100ml EDT – Was £45, now £22.99
Everyone’s favourite budget homeware brand is coming in strong with their sale, with huge discounts on kitchen appliances, hairdryers and even electric toothbrushes.
Best bedding deal: 50 per cent off Silentnight Deep Sleep single duvet
The online entertainment giant is offering amazing deals on tech, toys, DVDs and Blu-Rays, plus consoles and games.
Best gaming deals: Xbox One S 1TB Console with Forza Horizon 3 and Hot Wheel plus Lego Movie 4k for £189.99, buy now & Sony PS VR with Worlds Mega Startre Bundle with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR for £249.99, buy now
Black Friday info
What is Black Friday?
Whether you’re in the US or the UK, Black Friday is fast becoming the biggest and best day in the shopping year to hunt for a bargain.
Though its roots lie in America, the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy made its way to the UK back in 2010. While the discounts are traditionally on for one day only, some shops, such as Amazon, extend their discounts during the week too.
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday is always the day after Thanksgiving. This year Black Friday falls on Friday 24 November.
Why is it called Black Friday?
While nobody is entirely certain of where the name comes from, there are a couple of potential explanations.
For some it marks the day that retailers books go from red to black as they make their biggest profit of the year.
But others say that the name originated from the American police during the 1950s and 1960s to describe the chaos that ensued as Thanksgiving shoppers poured into town, causing terrible traffic jams.
What deals can I expect?
You can expect to find deals on everything from TVs and laptops, to clothes, make-up and homeware.
Online retailers like Amazon typically go all-out, while others – like Apple – discount fewer items.
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