Black Friday – AKA the biggest shopping event of the year – is inching closer and as bargain hunters wait in anticipation of the huge discounts and sales set to be unleashed on the high street and online, here’s everything you need to know about the Black Friday deals 2018 and the best offers…
Yep, in case you’ve been living in the North Pole, these days waiting until Boxing Day to dive into the sales is a thing of the past. Check out all the best deals, sales and offers for Black Friday 2018 below…
When is Black Friday 2018?
Black Friday sales always take place the day after Thanksgiving in the US.
In 2017, Black Friday officially fell on 24 November, but this year, Black Friday falls on Friday 23 November 2018.
When is Cyber Monday 2018?
Black Friday 2018 deals will continue over Saturday and Sunday before Cyber Monday comes just three days later.
This year, Cyber Monday falls on Monday 26 November 2018, with some sales stretching across the entire four-day period before the slightly-milking-it ‘Bounce-Back Tuesday’ lands on 27 November for those who still have money in their accounts.
When do Black Friday Sales 2018 Begin?
Black Friday is on Friday 23 November 2018 but most retailers will inevitably put offers live all week as the annual shindig takes over the whole month.
What should I buy on Black Friday 2018?
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year and has long been thought of as the commencement of the Christmas shopping period where you can buy anything at a discount from beauty products and clothes to toys and homeware.
But Black Friday is the best time of the year to buy anything tech related from TVs, and speaker systems to tablets and game consoles.
Big names that took part in 2017 include Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Tesco, Currys PC World, GAME, Carphone Warehouse, M&S, ASOS and Very.
Best Black Friday Deals 2018
Expect a huge range of tech and gaming items including the retailer’s own-branded items like the Amazon Echo speaker and Amazon Fire tablet in the sales.
The high street chain is a great destination for shoppers looking for discounted toys, tech and electronics like laptops and TVs.
John Lewis says Black Friday is “the perfect time to stock up on Christmas presents” and to help you along the way, the department store is promising even hotter black Friday deals for 2018 across appliances, TVs, computers and other gadgets.
Tesco Black Friday deals (online and in store)
With the closure of the Tesco Direct site we predict that the majority of deals that the supermarket giant runs this year will be in store.
The high street giant will offer eager shoppers huge savings on tech gadgets and electrical items – watch out for discounts on top branded products like Fitbit activity trackers, Apple laptops and tablets as well as Dyson appliances.
Best Black Friday Wedding Deals
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Up to ten exclusive daily deals will be available from across the Virgin Experience Days collection including dining, afternoon tea, driving, adrenaline, tours and spa treats. The deals will be live between Black Friday (23 November) and Cyber Monday (26 November).
Black Friday honeymoon deals
Turquoise Holidays are offering a generous 50% off holidays at Six Senses Laamu, Maldives over the Black Friday weekend. The deal is a 7-night offering, half board from £2,499 per person (based on two sharing) including domestic and international flights with Sri Lankan Airlines. But be quick, the deal goes live on the 23 November on their website here.
The Beach hotel overlooks Summerleaze Beach, so honeymooners can wake up to sea views. The hotel has a two rosette restaurant headed up by chef Joe Simmonds, who was classically trained under Sam Moody at Michelin Star Restaurant, The Priory.
Fancy seeing the Northern Lights? The travel company specialising in holidays in the Nordic Region including Scandinavia, The Baltic Region, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, are offering a 5% discount on all trips worth £3,000 and over between Friday 16 November until Black Friday (Friday 23 November).
Fancy a weekends break in Newquay? The Headland is offering 40% off 1 and 2 night stays with a sea view accommodation. Plus for the two night stays a £40 in-house voucher per room to spend anywhere in the hotel. The hotel is will also have a dining offer for their AA rosette-awarded Samphire Restaurant for just £40 per person.
Black Friday deals on alcohol
The big supermarkets including, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASDA, Lidl, Aldi and Morrisons, will all be offering discounted rates on all food and alcohol come Black Friday so if you’re supplying your own alcohol at your wedding (or just stocking up for Christmas) then it’s definitely worth visiting either a larger store or getting onto their website ASAP.
More specialist alcohol suppliers such as Majestic, The Whisky Exchange and Master of Malt will provide substantial savings on Black Friday too.
Black Friday deals on food
Fine Food Specialist is offering 10% off luxury Christmas foods including cheese, stocking fillers and hampers from Friday 23 November until Monday 26 November inclusive. Use the voucher code: BLACKFRI18PR
As well as the 35% their luxury chocolate range on Black Friday, The Christmas Bell Tin which is usually £6, will be half price, and they’ll be free delivery on all orders on Cyber Monday.
Black Friday deals on wedding gifts
Shopping for the happy couple? We have rounded up some of the best offers on homewares to gift the happy couple.
The sophisticated homeware retailer is offering 30% off its limited edition, 84-piece Avon Cutlery Canteen – Buy it here.
The premium furniture brand will be announcing offers on selected accessories online here on Black Friday.
The online poster and print retailer is offering a ‘buy one, get one 50% off’ on all unframed prints. A great opportunity to buy something for you and something for the couple at once! Shop the offer here on Black Friday.
We particularly love this personalised star map…
Black Friday deals on wedding stationery
Online stationery brand Papier sells a range of wedding stationery, invitations, photo books, notebooks and place cards, all of which can be personalised. They’re offering 20% off of everything for Black Friday this year. Shop the offers here.
Black Friday deals on jewellery
Our favourites include:
- Believer ear jackets- down from £120 to £90
- Aphrodite statement earrings- down from£220 to £165
- Believer pearl ring down from £105 t o£79
The perfect shop for gifts for bridesmaids, mother of the bride, or even just for yourself! Some of our favourites include:
Costume and fashion jewellery brand, Buckley London, has a mammoth Black Friday 2018 offering. All items will be between 50% to 70% off from 19th November until 26th November. Shop the range here.
- Joint Bangle
- Joint Ring
- Point Ring
- Thin Meteorite Ring
- Double Meteorite Ring Pendant
- Dodecahedron Pendant
- V Point Pendant
- Dropback Mini Point Studs
- Dot Pendant
- Mini Point Pendant