WHSmith Black Friday 2020: What To Expect | The Sun UK

WH SMITH'S Black Friday sale helped shoppers save a bundle on their Christmas shopping last year.

The book and stationary seller stocks electronics and gifts in its online store, making it a sensible sale to browse again this November.

When is Black Friday 2020?

Black Friday 2020 is November 27 this year, with Cyber Monday folloing on November 30.

Black Friday always falls the day after the American holiday Thankgiving – the fourth Thursdy of the month.

Some retailers will kick off their sales days, a week, or even two weeks early, while WH Smith waited until the day before Black Friday last year.

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What to expect from WHSmith's Black Friday offers

WH Smith has yet to confirm that it will take part in this year's Black Friday event, but it does have a static page live on its website.

We would expect the retailer to take part, and to offer discounts similar to those of last year.

That could mean savings on seasonal gifting and books, as well as discounts on the retailer's electronics category.

Buy-one-get one half-price offers were a feature last year, as were vouchers on specific spends.

What was in WHSmith's Black Friday sale last year?

Last year shoppers at WHSmith could receive a free £5 voucher if they spent £30 online, and a £10 voucher if they spent £50 online over the 2019 Black Friday weekend (November 29 to December 2).

All shoppers had to do to claim the offer was use the code Black19 at checkout.

As well as its voucher offers, Smiths had an up to 80 per cent off sale on Christmas gifting books, as well as buy one get one half price on Christmas gifts and buy one get one free on photo albums and frames.

We even saw electronics being discunted by the retailer, with savings on Apple Airpods.

Does WHSmith offer any other discounts?

WH Smith has been known to offer student discounts through sites like Student Beans and Save the student, but it doesn't offer any direct discounts.

The retailer doesn't offer any discount for NHS workers, except in hospital stores (20 per cent).

But it is posible to find WH Smith discounts and vouchers codes online, at sites like The Sun Vouchers.

Check for vouchers around Black Friday to see if you can get any specific savings or deals during the sale event.

How much does postage cost from WHSmith?

WHSmith offers free standard shipping on orders over £20, otherwise standard postage costs £2.49.

First class delivery costs £2.99 and next-day delivery costs £3.99.

Find all of WHSmith's shipping options here.

Our tips for finding the best deals this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

IT might be tempting to dive in and snap up LOADS of items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but here’s how you can guarantee you’re getting a good deal.

PREPARE Research the items you want to buy and find out the cheapest price. Websites like PriceSpy, PriceHistory and CamelCamelCamel will give you historical data on prices so you can see how much you should pay.

GET FOLLOWING Follow your favourite shops on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and sign up to its deals newsletter to get the latest on any offers. We post the best deals in our Sun Money FB group too.

CHECK FOR CODES Take a look at The Sun Vouchers, to see if you can get extra savings – be that discounts and vouchers for Very or hundreds of other retailers.

If you want to know more about Black Friday 2020, you can visit our main guide here.

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And if you want some more inspiration before you buy, head over to Sun Selects where we've prepared loads of product reviews on everything from fridges to fitness trackers.

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