Beat Santa to the sale

26th October 2017

Black Friday & Cyber Monday are Upon us. We know where Santa buys his gifts. Where will you?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are upon us. A day to go crazy (hopefully not literally) and get a chance to be the first to get your hands on a bargain. This is a great chance to treat yourself AND play Santa!

 

Whether you’re buying for a partner, child or friend, you can save yourself from the last-minute rush and, of course, cost. Although originally an American tradition, this holiday has slowly made its way across the pond, and let’s be honest, who can say no to a discount?

 

To make sure you have a good shopping day, plan your train journey in advance. Make a list of the things you want to buy and try to get there early (if you can).

Black Friday is notorious for crashing chip & pin systems, so if you want to save time and tears, take cash with you as well as your cards.

 

Where to do your shopping this year

 

Some stores have already announced that they’ll be giving out mahoosive discounts on 24th November (Black Friday) and 27th November (Cyber Monday), but to make sure you’re hitting all the marks, here are the best spots for Black Friday.

 

Bicester Village

Nearest station: Bicester Village, or Bicester North then shuttle bus

 

Intu Lakeside, Essex

Nearest station: Chafford Hundred, then a 5-minute walk

 

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

Nearest station: Portsmouth Harbour, then 5-minute walk

 

Swindon Designer Outlet

Nearest station: Swindon, then a 15-minute walk

 

Bluewater, Dartford

Nearest station: Ebbsfleet International, then bus

 

Westfield London (Shepherd’s Bush) & Stratford City

Nearest stations: Shepherds Bush, Stratford

 

Silverburn, Glasgow

Nearest station: Nitshill

 

 

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