How to save money this Christmas

How to save money this Christmas

Christmas doesn’t need to be expensive!

Whether you’re shopping for family, friends or, treating yourself this Christmas - there’s no need to break the bank.

Start shopping now to help spread the cost of your Christmas shopping so that your January can feel a little lighter! Many big retailers are currently in full November Sale swing, and some like Amazon and Argos have already started their Black Friday deals.

Black Friday, this year falls on November 23rd. This is the best time to grab great deals for your holiday shopping list. Some of the most loved stores will be reducing their prices for not one, but two days! So, in case you don’t find what you’re looking for on Black Friday, perhaps Cyber Monday (November 26th) will be your Christmas wish come true. From TV’s and laptops to fashion and beauty, don’t miss out, you never know what you might find!

Ok, let’s talk vouchers.

Struggling for gift ideas? Vouchers are not only a fantastic gift idea (and easy to wrap), but also a great memory making opportunity. Ever wanted to take a luxury car for a spin? Do a stadium tour? Maybe a spa day with bubbly? Or cream tea for two? There are endless opportunities to choose from – you’ll always find something for everyone!

Travel vouchers can also be the perfect excuse to get away and take some time to recharge. Is there a gift more perfect?

Find half price items in the end of sale bargains. Following the November and Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) sales there will no shortage of last minute reduced prices to get your hands on, so don’t panic if you haven’t even started thinking about presents yet.

M&S, Waitrose and Cadbury are amongst the many brands offering vouchers for this Christmas, so why not treat your friends for a warm hot chocolate or find your magical Christmas Day Dinner for a better price so you can still have your favourite treats, and still save money.

The closer we get to Christmas, the more seasonal promotions that will start to appear, be sure to make the most of these! Brands will be fighting to catch your attention and out compete each other. To avoid over spending, write a list of the people you need to buy for, and whenever you see goods at decent prices for those specific people, grab them!  

Online shopping has opened up a whole new market space, that allows you to order your gifts straight to your door, and with vouchers not only for instore but also online, you can find the best deals without even having to brave the cold!

Happy saving!

Miranda Ryder

Miranda Coombes, mother of 2, passionate about the environment,

keen horse rider, marathon runner and a business owner

 

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