Christmas shopping mistake that'll cost £263

Sarah Coles
Christmas shopping
Christmas shopping

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There's just too much to remember at this time of year. When you're in the middle of Christmas shopping, you're working hard enough trying to recall what you bought Great Aunt Gladys and Uncle Bob last year, without having anything else to bear in mind. In most cases, when we nip back to the car to drop some of the heaviest things off, it's hard enough to recall where we parked, let alone consider the wider implications of what we're doing.

However, the experts are warning that a failure to consider the consequences could cost us £263.