The August Bank Holiday: a last summer hurrah before the great September reset. It’s a chance to see friends and family, fire up the BBQ and for deal-hunters, enjoy amazing special offers from some of the UK’s biggest retailers and brands.
From new workwear for your (semi) return to the office to new home accessories to give your home a little lift for the season ahead, there are plenty of amazing sales on to help your pounds stretch that bit further.
With so much on offer, we’ve rounded up the juiciest sales to make scooping a bargain that much easier.
Credit cards at the ready!
Amazon’s End of Summer sale has deals galore on it’s own Alexa device collection - we’re talking Echos, Shows, Fires and everything else in between. There’s up to 45 per cent to be saved on the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) and 40 per cent off a Fire 7 Kids tablet.
Currys has joined the Bank Holiday weekend sales bonanza by slashing the price of thousands of home electricals by up to 40 per cent. From Alexa-enabled TVs to fancy coffee machines for your morning cup of Joe (down to just £29.97 from £99.99), there’s bargains aplenty to bag.
The end of summer isn't so bad at John Lewis, who has a roster of summer clearance deals to take advantage of this Bank Holiday weekend. Score up to 50 per cent off mens and womenswear, 15 per cent off toys and a sizeable 30 per cent off selected home products. There are deals to be had in electricals too - run, don't walk.
They're practically giving new threads and fashion accessories away at ASOS. The fashion giant is offering 25 per cent off certain styles in its sale, some of which are already marked down by 80 per cent. Step into the new season in style with a wardrobe guaranteed to turn heads. Don’t forget to use code SALEPLUS at the checkout.
Hosiery brand Heist is using this Bank Holiday weekend to launch its first ever summer sale. The discounts offer up to 30 per cent knocked off the RRP of some items. This includes selected underwear, loungewear and pieces from the brand’s new Summer Lights collection.
Home & Garden
Deals, deals, deals are waiting at Furniture 123 this Bank Holiday weekend with up to 40 per cent off on bed frames, sofas, dining sets and a whole lot more. Pick up this Aura dining set complete with four chairs for £449.97, down from £699.99.
Argos is going big on home product discounts, currently with a third off selected products across kitchen, bedding, bathroom accessories and homewares. Heading off to uni? Get the Argos Home 9 Piece Stainless Steel Induction Pan Set for £46.67, down from £70.
The sleep specialist is offering 33 per cent off everything with the code BANKTHE33 this weekend.
Planning a spot of DIY this weekend? Give your home a spruce for less over at B&Q where you can score 20 per cent off selected coloured emulsion, laminate flooring and finishing touches like curtains and cushions until Monday. If you’re looking to invest in BBQs and garden furniture in hopes of an Indian summer, there are selected items at 50 per cent off too.
Need a little change of scenery? Homebase has you covered with a selection of discounts, BOGOFs, promotions and more until Bank Holiday Monday. Get three for two across selected garden products, and buy one get one free on marked coloured emulsion. Need an extra bed for visitors? This Freya Folding Chair Bed enhances rather than overtakes your space, and it's dropped from £200 to just £140.
Could your space do with a revamp? Head over to Swoon - the furniture retailer is laying on a buffet of discounts over more than 200 designs, some with up to 50 per cent off the RRP. Deals include everything from sideboards to shelving units. Bring mid-century chic to your living room for less with this Karlsson TV Stand, Rosewood & Brass, was £399, now £239.
You need to be quick though, the flash sale will end on Sept 1 at 6pm.
French chic furniture for the home for less? That’s what La Redoute is offering this weekend in its Big Sale where you can nab homewares big and small with up to 40 per cent off. Get your hands on the stylish Buisseau Rattan Desk (pictured) for £297.50, down from £425 or enjoy a lightbulb moment for less with the statement Kofia Hat-shaped Rattan Ceiling Light reduced to £127.50 from £150.
Neat cleaning products
We’re all trying to do our bit for the environment by not only cutting our single-use plastic consumption, but trying to use less harsh chemicals while doing our chores. Neat, the plant-based eco-friendly cleaning brand which offers refillable spray bottles and glass-contained cleaning diluent (all recyclable, you’ll note), is helping you clean up for less this weekend with 10 per cent off your first order. Browse a variety of cleaning products for all rooms of the house. All you need to do is add tap water.
The floor specialist is offering shoppers a special Bank Holiday offer across its entire range of over 10,000 floor covering products. DIY and home interior enthusiasts can save an extra 10 per cent off products from August 27 to 31 with the discount code BANK10.
Food & Drink
Whether you’re planning a trip out or chilling at home this Bank Holiday, have a can of something delicious and cold to hand with &SODA. The hard seltzer brand, which uses triple-distilled vodka, is marking the BHW with 20 per cent off the entire site. Flavours include Classic Lime, Raspberry and Orange and contain 5 per cent ABV, making them a tasty option for moderate drinkers.