BLACK Friday is nearly here and bargain obsessed Brits will be looking for the best deals across a range of products in the run up to Christmas.
Originally an annual US-only event, Black Friday is now the biggest shopping event of the year, with tens of thousands of brands and retailers taking part as excitement around the annual sales bonanza reaches fever pitch.
You can find deals on every type of product – ranging from tech gadgets to services, beauty sets and clothing.
And as it falls just over one month before Christmas, it is the ideal time to get the bulk of your Xmas list done for less
You can also keep track of all the hottest deals and discounts by checking out best Black Friday deals guide all this month.
Read our Black Friday live blog below for the latest info and deals…
Explained: Amazon’s early Black Friday event
Amazon has launched early Black Friday deals across all categories including its own-branded devices, tech, fashion and beauty.
The retailer is also offering 3 months of Audible membership for just 99p and for music-lovers there’s three months free access to Amazon Music Unlimited.
Online shoppers can also maximise their savings during the sale by signing up to a cashback site.
When do the sales start?
Some UK retailers have already kicked off a month-long run of deals.
Very, AO, Boots, Superdrug and eBay have all launched official Black Friday sales for eager shoppers.
Generally if you are shopping online, key Black Friday deals will be available from midnight on November 26.
Some stores in the US open as early as midnight, but in the UK retailers will generally open early from 6am.
When is Black Friday 2021?
This year Black Friday will take place on Friday November 26.
Black Friday always falls on the Friday after the annual US Thanksgiving holiday, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.
This year we predict competition for deals will be fiercer than ever before.
Top 10 Best Black Friday Deals Right Now
We’ve had a hunt around the web, and these are the best deals we’ve found today (November 21):
- Shark Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, £189 (save £160) – buy here
- Simba Mattress, up to 50% off – buy here
- 3 months of Audible for 99p – buy here
- Emma Mattress, save up to 60% off with code “SUN” – buy here
- Charlotte Tilbury kits, 30% off – buy here
- Apple Airpods (2nd Gen), £99 (lowest price ever) – buy here
- iPhone 12 Mini contract with FREE AirPods – buy here
- M100 Fibre Broadband, £25p/m from Virgin – buy here
- Gymshark, up to 70% off – buy here
- Fire TV Stick 4k, £24.99 (save £25) – buy here