BOXING Day has finally arrived and it’s considered one of the biggest sale events in the calendar.
Millions of shoppers will be eyeing up big discounts both online and on the high street.
It comes after several major retailers including John Lewis, B&M and Amazon slashed their prices ahead of Boxing Day.
The Boxing Day and January sales can be the perfect time to bag some bargains and put them away for next Christmas.
If you’re just looking to take advantage of some major savings, there are lots to choose from as most chains take part in some form another.
As always, make sure to write a list in advance, and always compare prices ahead of the sale to ensure you get your desired items for the very best price.
Bear in mind as well that just because something is on offer, or is part of a sale, it doesn’t always mean it’s actually a good deal.
There are plenty of comparison websites out there that’ll check prices for you – so don’t be left paying more than you have to.
Most of them work by comparing the prices across hundreds of retailers.
If you are shopping online, just remember to factor in delivery costs on top of the price of your item.
We’ve rounded up the best festive bargains from retailers including Boots, Argos, Amazon, Dunelm, and Currys.
Health and beauty
Boxing Day sales can be a time to stock up on cheap gift sets and fragrances for next year’s presents.
Here are deals from Boots and The Perfume Shop:
Coco & Eve Ultimate Glow Kit – Medium – buy it now
- Was £30; now £15 – save £15
The items in this set are worth a whopping £38 individually so it’s a huge saving.
It includes Coco & Eve’s 200ml Bali Bronzing Foam and a hypoallergenic soft velvet mitt.
There are other shades available too including dark.
You can grab it for just £15.
Soap & Glory Berry & Bright Toiletry Bag 4 Piece Gift Set – buy it now
- Was £20; now £10 – save £10
This gift set includes four different scrubs, washes, body butter and facemasks.
Each item is scented with Soap & Glory’s signature berry scent.
You can pick it up for just a tenner today, a 50% discount.
Bulldog Skincare Kit For Men – buy it now
- Was £16; now £8 – save £8
Gift sets aren’t just for women, they can make the perfect gift for men too.
This one from Bulldog contains three of its best-selling skincare products including face wash, face scrub and moisturiser.
Shoppers can pick it up from today for just £8.
Vera Wang Princess Eau de Toilette (100ml) – buy it now
- Was £66; now £19.99 – save £46.01
Designer perfumes can be pretty expensive so waiting for a sale event is a clever way to get your favourite scents for less.
The Perfume Shop is selling this Vera Wang Princess perfume for a whopping £46 less than its original price.
That’s a 69.71% discount and a great offer.
The retailer describes the perfume as a sheer, fruity floral smell – rich with vanilla and exotic flowers and fruits.
Diesel Only The Brave Tattoo Eau de Toilette (125ml) – buy it now
- Was £81; now £46.99 – save £34.01
The Perfume Shop has great deals on its male fragrances too.
Diesel’s Only the Brave scent has been reduced from £81 to £46.99.
That’s a whopping 42% off.
It’s described as a spicy woody perfume, with a crisp and fresh, yet subtly sweet apple scent.
Its heart notes consist of aromatic sage combined with a hot kick of Bourbon pepper.
From stylish furniture to spruce up your home to bedding to keep you comfy – we’ve rounded up some of the best deals for your home from Dunelm, Robert Dyas and more.
Dorma Purity Carro 100% Cotton Duvet Cover and Pillowcase Set – buy it now
- Was £135; now £67.50 – save £67.50
Among the offers from Dunelm this Boxing Day is the £57.50 saving on this bedding set.
It comes in four sizes: single, double, king and super king.
The set is made from 100% cotton and comes with pillowcases, secure zipper fastening and is machine washable.
You can pick it up from today for 50% off.
Tien 3 Light Cluster Ceiling Fitting – buy it now
- Was £149; now £74.50 – save £74.50
This Tien 3 Light Cluster Ceiling Fitting from Dunelm is perfect for adding a modern contemporary touch to your home.
It features three smoke and matt opal real glass shades with metal satin brushed gold effect details.
Plus, it’s complete with height-adjustable black fabric cables and a metal satin brushed gold effect base.
Shoppers can bag it for £74.50 – reduced from £149.
Dry:Soon Drying Pod – buy it now
- Was: £99.99; now £69.99 – save £30
Heated airers have soared in popularity in recent years due to the energy saving capabilities.
Lakeland has slashed the price of the Dry:Soon clothes dryer to just £69.99.
The handy gadget costs around 30p per hour to run so is a great alternative to a tumble dryer.
StaySnug Brown Arctic Faux Fur Heated Throw – buy it now
- Was £99.99; now £59.99 – save £40
Another gadget which has proved popular this year is a heated throw.
The super cosy premium ones can cost a pretty penny though so sales can be a great time to pick them up.
This one from Lakeland offers a choice of nine heat settings and nine time settings, it also has an auto shut-off for peace of mind.
Plus its machine washable with detachable control.
You can grab it for just £69.99.
Swan Camden 2-Slice Toaster – buy it now
- Was £37.99; now £21.99 – save £16
This stylish two-slice toaster could be a great addition to your kitchen.
It’s been reduced at Robert Dyas by £16 to just £21.99.
It has a handy defrost function that lets you toast bread straight from the freezer, while the reheat feature is primed for warming up your toast, bun, or bagel should it go cold.
Even better, variable browning controls let you achieve the perfect slice every time, however you like it.
Boxing Day sales are also a prime time to stock up on those pieces you’ve been eyeing lately, we’ve rounded up the best deals.
Hoodrich Puffer Jacket
- Was £110, now £60 – save £50
You too can beat the cold in this women’s Puffer Jacket from Hoodrich, exclusively available at JD Sports.
The sale, which began today in-store, has seen the stylish jacket reduced from £110 to just £50.
It has an insulated padding to lock in the heat, as well as a full-zip fastening and a fixed hood.
The coat also has elasticated cuffs with snap button closures and a slightly cropped hem.
Crocs Classic Clog Lined Women’s
- Was £55; now £40 – save £15
These Crocs have been taken up a notch with a cosy fur lining.
With breathable ventilation ports at the forefoot, they sit on a soft, cushioned footbed with a fuzzy lining for extra comfort.
They also have a tough rubber outsole and an adjustable heel strap for a secure fit.
You can grab them in the sale for just £40.
Nike Phoenix Fleece Oversized Hoodie
- Was £60; now £35 – save £25
Why not treat yourself to a new Nike hoodie this winter.
The item is made with ultra-soft brushed fleece for comfort as well as warmth.
It comes in burnt orange colour and has had a huge £25 slashed off its original price.
Fila Disruptor EXP Junior
- Was £55; now £30 – save £25
These Fila trainers have had £25 chopped off in the JD sale.
Perfect for your kids they’re cut from genuine and synthetic leather for smooth, durable wear.
They feature laces and a padded collar for added support.
The shoes have a chunky foam midsole with a grippy rubber outsole for traction.
They come in junior sizes and cost just £30 in the sale.
Adidas Originals Trefoil 1/2 Zip Fleece
- Was £65; now £50 – save £15
JD has also slashed the price of its Adidas zip fleece.
The comfy jumper has a 1/2 zip so you can adjust your temperature if you’re out and about, plus it’s machine washable.
It has a regular-fit pullover design and is cut from a fuzzy recycled polyester polar fleece.
It’s finished up with an oversized Trefoil logo stitched to the back.
Pick it up at JD today for just £50 – down from £65.
From smart watches to air fryers, there are plenty of discounts to be had at Amazon, Currys and more.
Amazon Echo Dot 5th Generation – buy it now
- Was: £54.99; now £24.99 – save £30
Users can ask Alexa for the weather forecast, set hands-free timers, get answers to their questions and even get the gadget to tell jokes.
You can play music via Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer and more, or via Bluetooth throughout your home.
The Echo Dot is just £24.99 at the moment, reduced from £54.99.
Harry Lime Black Smart Watch And Ear Pod Set – buy it now
- Was £104.99; now £52.49 – save £52.49
This handy smartwatch and wireless headphone set is the perfect gift for someone into their gadgets.
The watch receives call alerts, reads messages and emails, and receives social alerts straight to your wrist.
It also works as a step counter, timer, stop watch, and sleep tracker.
The set also includes Black Gloss True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case.
The earbuds feature Bluetooth Version 5.0, a five-hour total playing time, a charging case, and 10m Wireless Range.
Argos has shaved 50% off the set in its winter sale.
Ninja Foodi Dual Zone AF300UK Air Fryer – buy it now
- Was £219.99; now £149 – save £70.99
Ninja air fryers are amongst the highest-rated gadgets, but they’re usually pretty expensive.
The dual-basket model in particular can usually cost over £220.
Currys has slashed the price of the model in its Boxing Day sale just to £169.99.
It has a 7.6-litre capacity and six preset functions.
Lenovo Yoga 9i 14″ 2 in 1 Laptop – buy it now
- Was £1,599; now £999 – save £600
This is a pretty decent offer from Currys, a whopping £600 off.
It has a handy two-in-one design that lets you flip from work to play.
It also has a 13th-generation Intel Core i7 processor.
Plus it comes with a Precision Pen 2 stylus, so you can take notes, sketch ideas and annotate docs right from the off.
Currys is selling the nifty gadget for £999.
Meanwhile, here is the full list of shops not taking part in Boxing Day sales this year.
Plus, chains such as B&M & Asda started sales earlier than ever this year.
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