That Friday feeling will be supercharged come November 26, the date Black Friday deals start flying in the UK.
Smart shoppers hold out all year for this weekend; it’s the prime time to bag a knockout deal just before the festive period gets underway. All through Black Friday weekend to Cyber Monday (on Nov 29) there are incredible savings to be made.
Christmas is beckoning and eBay can make this year’s occasion your best yet. The site has kicked off its Black Friday offers, with as much as 50 per cent off selected items.
After last year’s non-starter of a Christmas, there’s more excuse than ever to go big on the gifting front. The beauty of eBay is that there are ideas for everyone on its digital shelves; from high-tech handsets for your BFF in dire need of an upgrade, to sparkling new kitchen kit your cheffy partner who’s been hooked on this year’s GBBO.
Thanks to eBay’s jaw-dropping Black Friday discounts, you can spoil them all without starting the New Year in the red.
We’ve rounded up some of eBay’s most inspiring gifting ideas below. Get ready for a very merry Christmas indeed.
The Rolling Stones: Tattoo You VINYL 40th Anniversary 12” Album (2021), £25.29
Perfect for: Rock lovers
Know someone who is wild for vinyl? Picture the look on their faces when they tear off the wrapping paper to find this 40th Anniversary Rolling Stones album underneath. Housed in cool artwork, the brand new sealed record packs in 11 tracks from the world-famous band, and will leave them ready to rock around the Christmas tree. Free delivery offered.
Buy now (£25.29, ebay)
Sodastream Spirit Mega Pack - Sparkling Water Maker with Gas Cylinder: Was £109.99, Now £68.95
Perfect for: The throwback gift
Kids will love this sparkling water maker, while adults will get a kick out of the device, which was most popular in the 70s and 80s. Using a gas cylinder, the Sodastream can turn boring old water into something more exciting. This deal includes the machine, a recyclable gas cylinder and three reusable bottles so you can stay hydrated wherever you go. Get it now on eBay with a saving of 59 per cent.
Buy now (£68.95, eBay)
KitchenAid 125 Artisan Stand Mixer, £419
Perfect for: The bake off fan
For the friend who doesn’t text back because they’re engrossed in the latest episode of GBBO, the gift of a stand mixer will leave them squealing with joy come Christmas morning. Offered in a neutral linen hue, it should fit in with all interiors styles.
The standalone device runs on 300W and comes with various attachments to help them achieve baking glory: think a 4.8L bowl, a wire whisk, flat beater, dough hook - the latter two are also dishwasher-safe. The mixer is sold with a five-year guarantee and free delivery to your door in three working days.
Buy now (£419, ebay)
Men’s adidas Originals Stan Smith Lace up Casual Trainers in White: Was £74.99, Now £63.94
Perfect for: A trendy giftee
Fresh kicks are always a good idea, whatever their age. Add some cool to his shoe game with a pair of white and green Stan Smiths from Adidas. Available in a range of sizes, they’re currently 15 per cent off. Consider Christmas smiles in the bag.
Buy now (£63.94, ebay)
CK Calvin Klein Obsession Perfume For Men 125ml Eau De Toilette (without Box): Was £75.99, Now £17.25
Perfect for: The heaven-scent
A classic fragrance is always sure to go down a storm. CK’s Obsession lives up to its name with addictive notes of mandarin, bergamot, lavender, clove and amber housed in a chic bottle. The EDT comes from a trusted seller with 77 per cent wiped off the RRP.
Buy now (£749.99, eBay)
Makita Cordless SDS Plus Drill Hammer HR140DZ 10.8V Li-Ion Bare Unit, Was £94, Now £61.19
Perfect for: DIY enthusiasts
Whether they’re a pro DIYer or became more handy over lockdown, power tools are a great gifting option for the person who gets satisfaction from completing their own projects. Give their toolbox an upgrade this Christmas with this multi-tool from Makita, now 34 per cent off on eBay.
The cordless device drills and hammers with the help of a 10.8V-12V battery, and offers a vibration-absorbing chassis to make it easier on the hands. Returns within 30 days are accepted.
Buy now (£61.19, eBay)
Apple iPhone 12 Pro, £749.99
Perfect for: A gift to yourself
If their current handset is looking a bit dogeared, make this Christmas the one to change all that. Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro is ripe for plucking; although this doesn’t come straight from the US brand, it’s sold by a trusted eBay seller and is practically factory fresh, unlocked and refurbished to operate as new.
Offering 6GB RAM, the phone offers superfast 5G connectivity and takes pin-sharp snaps thanks to the 12MP camera. Choose from graphite, gold, silver and pacific blue colours to suit them best. Comes with a 12 month warranty and complimentary delivery.
Buy now (£749.99, eBay)
Dyson Cyclone V10 Total Clean Cordless Vacuum - Refurbished, £389.99
Perfect for: The home gadget lovers
As one of the UK’s most innovative companies, Dyson products make short work of household chores. Its vacuums sell like hot cakes, making them ideal for gifting the Monica Geller-type in your life.
This refurbished Cyclone machine comes direct from the official Dyson outlet complete with a 10-strong entourage of tools and accessories.
Offering powerful suction, a full battery will give you an hour of run time to see to your carpeted and hard floors. It can transform into a handheld to help you get to awkward spots on stairs, in corners - you can even use it in the car. And, when it comes to emptying, a clever ‘point and shoot’ feature ejects the dirt with one action - no need to get your hands dirty. Genius.
Buy now (£389.99, eBay)
Rizmo Interactive Evolving Musical Interactive Kids Childrens Plush Toy - Berry: Was £59.99, Now £19.99
Perfect for: Mini giftees
Save a whopping 66 per cent on this cuddly interactive toy, available from The Entertainer’s eBay shop. The brand new Rizmo creature is a fun creature, transforming from a baby to a toddler before reaching adulthood - how it evolves is all down to your little one. Each toy has its own music style and personality which is influenced by how they’re played with.
Buy now (£19.99, eBay)