It's Black Friday! The most popular shopping day of the year is finally here!
It's the perfect time to pick up some heavily discounted big ticket items with major reductions across a number of UK stores.
See also: Top tips for Black Friday shopping
See also: Everything you need to know about Black Friday 2016
How can I protect my Black Friday spending?
When shopping online it's important to make sure all the anti-virus software on your computer is up to date.
This time of year, and especially Black Friday weekend, is a popular time for cyber crime and scams.
If paying for items online always use a credit card rather than a debit card or pay through PayPal to protect yourself as much as possible.
Here are some of the top deals for 2016:
Accessorize - deals have started!
Accessorize are here to help as the temperatures in the UK start dropping. Their Black Friday sales are currently focused on hats, scarves and gloves so there's no excuse not to stay warm this winter!
Current deals include: the Mia Bucket Handheld Bag has been reduced from £42 to £29.40, you can save over £6 on a pair of Turnback Cuff Leather Gloves and the Check Faux Fur Trim Poncho has been reduced from £35 to £26.25. Find all deals here.
Amazon - deals have started!
For Black Friday 2015 Amazon offered three different types of offer: Weekly Deals, Deal of the Day and Lightning Deals. Some of the best discounts included £75 off an Xbox One, £30 off a Kindle Paperwhite and Sage by Heston Blumenthal the Nutri Juicer down from £149.99 to £89. The online retailer is currently offering 'Deal of the Day' and you can keep an eye on Black Friday 2016 deals on their website here. Find all deals here.
Current deals include: £40 off an Amazon Fire HD 6 tablet, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 headphones down from £199 to £109 and 42% off a Breville Dura Ceramic Sandwich Press.
Argos - deals have started!
The retail giant has put together a number of handy tips for Black Friday shopping, including: checking opening times, keeping a list of purchases and making the most of the extra staff working on Black Friday. Head to argos.co.uk to see the biggest discounts.
Current deals include: savings of £130 on a Dyson vacuum cleaner which is reduced to £189.99, £80 off a HP 15in Intel Pentium 4GB laptop, a Bush Spira 32GB tablet down from £149.99 to £79.99, 20% off a HP 15" 8GB laptop, now selling for £319.99. You can also save 25% on furniture when you spend £150 or more on indoor furniture by using the code 'FURN25' you can also save 10% on any desktop monitor using the code 'MONO10' at checkout. Find all deals here.
ASOS - deals have started!
ASOS is one of the most popular fashion retailers on the internet for both men and women, with a huge number of brands available. This year they will be taking part in the 'Cyber Weekend' and offering up to 70% in their outlet store before then. Find all deals here.
Current deals include: £32 off a Liquorish Maxi Dress, £113.50 off a Ted Baker shoulder bag, £20 off New Balance men's trainers, now on sale for £60 and £35 off a Le Breve men's Trench Mac, now discounted to £55.
Boots - deals have started!
Boots have kicked off their Black Friday event with huge discounts the following departments: luxury, fragrance, electrical, health, baby, toys and beauty.
Current deals include: Remington Shine Therapy hair straighteners reduced from £79.99 to £36, Remington Men's Health Titanium Shaver reduced from £199.99 to £47.99 and an Oral-B Pro 6500 Electric Toothbrush reduced from £190 to £69.99. Find all deals here.
Currys PC World - Black Tag deals have started
Curry PC World are on your side too with their dedicated Black Friday 2016 page and deals instore and online. Not only can you 'register your interest' which means you'll have deals sent straight to your inbox but they've also listed a host of top tips for shopping with them this 25 November.
Current 'Black Tag' deals available: the HP All-in-One PC was originally £699.99 but is now on sale for £499, saving you £200.00, the Seiki 32" LED TV is now just £99.99 having been reduced from £179.99 and a Samsung Wireless Sound Bar was £279.99 but you can now pick it up for just £129. Find all deals here.
Debenhams - deals have started!
The department store are not only offering deals on the day itself, but all week with as much as 50% off in some areas.
Current deals include: save 60% on a Prestige Stainless Steel five piece pan set, reduced from £132 to £88, save 50% on a Jasper Conran handbag, reduced from £250 to £125 and save 55% on a Silentnight Celestial Divan Bed and mattress, reduced from £865 - £1,330 to £389.25 - £598.50. Find all deals here.
Disney - deals have already started!
The Disney Store's Black Friday deals started on Monday 21 November and will run until Thursday 24th November, just before midnight. This means that Disney won't actually be offering any of their deals on Black Friday itself so it's worth getting in now while you have the chance!
Current deals include: a Buzz Lightyear Talking Figure reduced from £27.99 to £23.79, a Talking Interactive R2-D2 toy reduced from £34.99 to £29.74 and a Mickey Mouse and Friends Christmas Advent Calendar reduced from £14.99 to £11.99.
eBay- deals have started!
eBay is promoting daily deals in the following sections: electronics, home and garden, men's fashion, women's fashion, sports and leisure, kids and toys, health and beauty and motors. You can find their dedicated Black Friday 2016 page here.
Current deals include: a Samsung 40" smart LED TV with Freeview on sale for £269.99, a Nextbase dash cam down from £99.99 to £85.95 and £70 off a Zanussi built in oven, now selling for £279. Find all deals here.
GAME - deals have started!
If you're looking to update your gaming collection this winter or maybe you're hoping to get a discount on a gift for a game-mad friend, GAME is definitely the place to go. In 2015 their discounts started from 12.01 and this year the countdown began on 22 November, five days before the main event. You can find all the top deals from GAME this year here.
Current deals include: Xbox One Kinect Console and Xbox Live subscription for £229.98, F1 2016 Limited Edition down from £41.99 to £29.99, Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration down from £39.99 to £29.99 and WWE 2K17 down from £49.99 to £29.99. Find all deals here.
giffgaff - deals have started!
giffgaff know that one day isn't enough time for you to make the most of discounts, the mobile provider is offering week-long sales on unlocked hero phones.
Current deals include: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium (32GB) reduced from £499 to £399, the LG G5 (32GB) reduced from £429 to £379, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (32GB) reduced from £579 to £539, the iPhone 6S (32GB) reduced from £499 to £479 and the Huawei P9 Lite (16GB) reduced from £199 to £179. Find all deals here.
Habitat - deals have started!
If you're hoping to update your home before Christmas Habitat is the place for you with their huge savings this Black Friday. They are offering 25% off selected bedding and throws, 20% of ALL matresses and 20% off Christmas decorations.
Current deals include: Four Seater Dining Set with 180cm Oak Table reduced from £1,055 to £755, the Ottori Kingsize Bed with Storage reduced from £2,450 to £1,450 and the Hendricks Black and White Italian Three Seater sofa reduced from £1,400 to £1,100. Find all deals here.
Halfords - deals have started!
With the main deals dropping on the day itself Halfords is keeping people interested with their 'Countdown Deals', remember to check back when Friday comes around to see what else they have to offer.
Current deals include: £20.99 off a Garmin Sat Nav, reduced from £89.99 to £69, £30 off an Apollo Radar Mens Mountain Bike, reduced from £160 to £130 and a whopping £125 off a Nextbase RIDE Motorcycle BikeCam, reduced from £249 to £124. Find all deals here.
If you're a real bargain hunter and want to make sure that you don't miss out on any of the best discounts this Black Friday then HotUKDeals is here to help you out. Be sure to check out their dedicated Black Friday 2016 Deals page where users will be listing some of the very best price reductions on the day. There is also a free HotUKDeals app available for savvy shoppers who don't want to miss a thing when on the go. The app is available for iOS, Android and Windows.
House of Fraser - deals have started!
The department store have been running their sales event all week but it has to end on Monday 28 November so get in quickly before the best discount disappear.
Current deals include: up to 30% off living room furniture, up to 20% off women's shoes and boots, up to 20% off beauty products and 40% of men's knitwear. Some of the top deals today include Yumi Vintage Lace Dress reduced from £55 to £27, Calvin Klein 3 Pack Contrast Stretch Trunks discounted from £36 to £25.20 and a Marvel kids watch reduced from £6 to £2.40. Find all deals here.
Maplin - deals have started!
The electronics and tech specialist has hundreds of deals on offer across all departments, including CCTV, computing, audio and entertainment, home electricals, gadgets, toys and gaming.
Current deals include: ProSound Vinyl Portable Briefcase Turntable reduced from £49.99 to £29.99, save £50 on a Brother Multifunction Printer, reduced from £129.99 to £79.99 and get the Thrustmaster TMX PC/Xbox One Racing Wheel for just £99.99, discounted from £179.99. Find all deals here.
Marks and Spencer - deals have started!
While the popular department store might not be specifically labeling their discounts with 'Black Friday' they certainly have plenty of reductions available today.
Current deals include: three for two on their festive selection, including cards, wrapping paper, decorations and gifts, £42 off the PIXI Gift of Glow box, now on sale for £30, a Rosie for Autograph Satin Trim Dressing Gown reduced from £40 to £28 and Conti Priuli Prosecco Case of Six reduced from £72 to £54. M&S are also offering an additional 25% off when you buy two or more wine, champagne, beer or prosecco cases as well as free delivery on orders over £50. Find all deals here.
Nectar - deals have started!
Are you a Nectar card holder? Now is the time to get your hands on one because they've got some great offers in store for Black Friday. There are triple point on offer at Currys, Apple, Dell and Carphone Warehouse on tech deals as well as double points at Sky, NOWTV and 02 Mobile. When it comes to home and garden you could earn triple points at Dreams, Lakeland, Joseph Joseph, Dunelm, The White Company and Hobbycraft. Meanwhile for fashion and beauty you could get quadruple points when shopping at ASOS and Boohoo then triple points at House of Fraser, FeelUnique, Ted Baker, New Look, Lookfantastic, Selfridges, Clarks and Molton Brown. Make sure you go through the Nectar.com website to get hold of these deals.
Superdrug - deals have started!
Superdrug starting releasing their Black Friday deals on Wednesday 23 November and customers will be able to get their hands on some of these great savings until Tuesday 29 November.
Current deals include: the Makeup Revolution 12 Days of Christmas Storage Chest has been reduced from £50 to £25, Babyliss' Curl Secret tongs have been discounted by £40 to £79.99, you could save £40 on Diesel's Only the Brave 200ml scent, now on sale for £40 or get your hands on an Oral B Genius Electric Toothbrush, reduced from £280 to £99.98. Find all deals here.
Tesco - deals have started!
Last year Tesco pushed their opening time back to try and reduced the pressure of crowds coming to the store. Instead of opening at midnight as they had done in 2014, they opened at 5am. You can expect discounts on electricals, homeware and clothes among others. Tesco's Black Friday deals are live as of Monday 21 November.
Current deals include:NOW TV Box with Sky Movies 4 Month Pass, down from £35 to just £19, two for one spa day and four treatments at Bannatynes for £81.74, a Tunturi Classic Run 3.0 treadmill reduced by a whopping £700 to £799 and £100.99 off a Dyson Desktop Cooling Fan and Heater, now on sale for £249. Find all deals here.
Topshop - deals have started!
Clothes shops aren't missing out on the big deals this Black Friday either. Topshop are offering up to 50% off selected lines instore and online between 24 - 28 November so you have until Monday night to pick up a bargain!
Current deals include:Faux Leather Biker Jacket reduced from £55 to £40, a Leopard Print Coat reduced from £85 to £60, a Calvin Klein bralet reduced from £30 to £22 and a Border Stripe Cape reduced from £38 to £18. Find all deals here.
We will be updating this page regularly with the best deals available this year, so be sure to check back for the chance to save money!
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