Bargain Hunter: Tesco, Clarks and Sainsbury's offer back-to-school deals

Get up to 10 per cent cashback on shoes or pick up a uniform for just £10

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With just a few weeks to go until the new term starts, Clarks is offering girls' and boys' shoes from £30. If you shop via cashback site you can get up to 10 per cent cashback on your purchases.

If you need school uniform too, you can kit your kids out from as little as £7.25 from F&F at Tesco (, both in store and online. Be aware, stock is limited on certain items.

Alternatively pop into a Sainsbury's branch which stocks TU clothes and pick up a uniform for just £10. Only selected stores sell clothing so use Sainsbury's store locator first at

Argos ( has hundreds of back to school deals including 25 per cent off lunch boxes and half-price school bags. Argos is also selling a back to school laptop bundle including a 4GB 1TB laptop, McAfee Live Safe, HP Deskjet printer, 32GB USB flashdrive and Windows Office for £379, more than £100 cheaper than the original price.

Fly to the US for under £300

Iceland's low-cost airline WOW air is offering some great value fares from London Gatwick to Boston and Washington DC this autumn.

Whether you're planning an autumn break to New England, a pre-Christmas shopping break or simply a trip to enjoy the cultural highlights of either city, WOW air has some unbeatable fares.

Flights to Boston start from £129 with the return leg starting from just £128.89. Flights to Baltimore-Washington (50 minutes from DC) start from £129 with the return leg starting from just £128.52.

Visit for more cheap flights to the US or Iceland. Booking fees apply and fares are subject to availability.

Cheap luggage

If your summer holiday is still to come and you need to buy some new luggage, check out It's selling classically sophisticated Calvin Klein unisex suitcases for £59.99, reduced from the normal price of £179.

The cases are cabin-sized with a telescopic handle, have four wheels, compression straps and a divider. There is a choice of two colours: aqua splash and summer sky. To add a touch of glamour to your getaway, visit before 17 October.

Cycling sale at Halfords

Halfords' Big Cycling Sale has up to 40 per cent off adult bikes and kids' bikes at better than half price. You can save £80 on Apollo bikes for children and £130 off the adults' version.

Two-wheeled fanatics can also get up to 55 per cent off selected cycling clothing and up to 65 per cent off cycling shoes. Visit for more information.

London shows half price is offering top theatre shows at 50 per cent or more off in London Theatre Fortnight.

Get wowed by War Horse or enjoy a Sunny Afternoon with The Kinks for as little as £15. Soul fans can get top seats for Dublin's hardest-working band, The Commitments for just £35, down from £77.50. Or if you fancy a laugh, the best seats for The Play That Goes Wrong are just £35.

Visit and book by 1 September.

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