Best places to buy Christmas gifts on sale this week

Maisie Bovingdon
·Shopping writer
·3 min read
Why not start Christmas shopping earlier this year? We have found the best places to shop in advance of 25 December. (Getty Images)
Why not start Christmas shopping earlier this year? We have found the best places to shop in advance of 25 December. (Getty Images)

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Christmas is coming around far quicker than we thought.

While some may think it is too early to put the festive decorations up, it certainly isn’t too early to start Christmas shopping and buying presents for your loved ones.

Some retailers have launched their early Black Friday sales, Christmas advent calendars, festive bundles and gift sets.

So whether you are looking to buy something for a friend, relative, partner, neighbour, or work colleague, for male or female, there are plenty of places to shop online now.

There are plenty of deals up for grabs, whether you’re on a tight budget or willing to splash out to spoil that special someone come 25 December.

Shop the best places to buy Christmas gifts

Amazon | Shop here

Amazon has launched its early Black Friday sale, which makes for the prime time to snap up a bargain. From homeware and electrical goods to beauty bundles and much more, there is something to suit everyone’s preferences.

Our top pick: Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner | £199 (Was £349)

Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Selfridges | Shop here

Selfridges is one of the most popular shopping destinations people flock to to buy gifts. While the shopping experience may be a little different this year, Selfridges is still one of our go-to’s, as shoppers can get up to 20% off. All you have to do is enter “SELFCCE” at the checkout to see the price drop.

Our top pick: GUCCI Mascara L'Obscur | £27 (Was £30)

GUCCI Mascara L'Obscur
GUCCI Mascara L'Obscur

Boots | Shop here

Boots is well and truly in the Christmas spirit, as the healthcare and beauty store has launched Christmas gifts, as well as a whole host of deals too, including half price on select advent calendars.

Our top pick: Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar | £85

Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar
Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar

Oliver Bonas | Shop here

Oliver Bonas has a wide range of products and gift ideas for shoppers to buy. Now it has got 30% off stocking fillers; from hand creams, to make-up bags, and other accessories.

Our top pick: Alphabet Velvet Initial Pink Makeup Bag | £11.90 (Was £17.50)

Alphabet Velvet Initial Pink Makeup Bag
Alphabet Velvet Initial Pink Makeup Bag

Currys | Shop here

Electrical gadgets are often high on shoppers’ Christmas wish lists, but Currys has made gift-giving a little easier as it has launched an early Black Friday sale with huge deals on highly-coveted products.

Whether it is a coffee machine, washing machine, laptop, headphones, or other smart device you’re looking for, Currys has you covered.

Our top pick: TASSIMO by Bosch Coffee Machine | £29 (Was £60.99)

TASSIMO by Bosch Coffee Machine
TASSIMO by Bosch Coffee Machine

Very | Shop here

Very is one of the leading online shopping retailers for those looking for own-branded buys, as well as other labels – whether they’re in the fashion or home and electricals departments.

Very has launched its early Black Friday sale, so it makes the perfect time to buy presents with big savings to be had.

Our top pick: Samsung 49 inch, Curved Ultra HD, 4K Certified HDR Smart TV | £379 (Was £449)

Samsung 49 inch, Curved Ultra HD, 4K Certified HDR Smart TV
Samsung 49 inch, Curved Ultra HD, 4K Certified HDR Smart TV

John Lewis & Partners | Shop here

With big brands available to buy at John Lewis & Partners it is often our go-to when there is a gift to be bought, from fashion, beauty, fragrance, electricals, and homeware. There is currently a 20% off sale on womenswear, menswear, and other reductions across beauty, home and other departments.

Our top pick: Phase Eight Leona Long Puffer Coat | £141.75 (Was £189)

Phase Eight Leona Long Puffer Coat
Phase Eight Leona Long Puffer Coat

The Perfume Shop | Shop here

The Perfume Shop has launched a range of deals on popular scents, with savings of up to £60. Plus members get an additional 20% off. And you can personalise your gift for that extra special touch.

Our top pick: YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Opium Eau de Parfum Gift Set for her | £54.99 (Was £78)

YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Opium Eau de Parfum Gift Set for her
YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Opium Eau de Parfum Gift Set for her

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