Boots cuts the price of gift boxes by more than half

BOOTS has cut the price of some designer gift sets by more than half, which is great for last minute shoppers.

Estée Lauder, Ted Baker and No7 are just a few of the brands featured in the pre-Christmas sales.

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Boots cut the price of some gift boxes ahead of Christmas

Discounts can be purchased online and in-store while they are still in stock.

Boot stores remain open across the UK regardless of local coronavirus lockdown restrictions as it is considered a critical retailer.

Hours of operation may vary, so it’s worth checking when your local branch is open using the locate tool.

Online shoppers will need to factor in shipping costs which will weigh on any savings.

How to compare prices to get the best deal

JUST because something is being offered or is part of a sale, that doesn’t mean it’s always a good deal.

There are plenty of comparison websites out there that will check the prices for you – so don’t pay more than you need to.

Most of them work by comparing prices from hundreds of retailers.

Here are a few that we recommend:

  • Google Shopping is a tool that allows users to search and compare the prices of products on the web. Simply enter keywords or a product number to display the search results.
  • Price Spy records an item’s cost history with over 3,000 different retailers, including Argos, Amazon, eBay, and supermarkets. Once you’ve selected an individual product, you can quickly compare which stores have the best price and which stores have it in stock.
  • Idealo is another website that allows you to compare prices between retailers. All buyers need to do is find the item they need and the website will rank them from cheapest to highest.
  • CamelCamelCamel only works on products sold on Amazon. To use it, enter the URL of the product whose price you want to check.

Boots charges between £ 3.50 and £ 5.50 for the service depending on when you want it to arrive.

Buyers should also be aware that the end date for gifts can be ordered to arrive before Christmas has already passed.

Alternatively, you can pay £ 1.50 for click and collect for orders over £ 20.

If you order before 6 p.m. today (Tuesday, December 22), you can get it in time for Christmas thanks to click and collect.

Here we take a closer look at the discounts at Boots:

Estée Lauder Glam & Repair Collection Set

  • Was: £ 80. Now: £ 37. Save: £ 43 (53%) – buy now
Buyers can wrap the Estée Lauder Gift Box for more than half the price

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Buyers can wrap the Estée Lauder Gift Box for more than half the price

One of the best deals is on the Estée Lauder Glam & Repair Collection gift box.

Normally this would set you back £ 80, but it’s currently on sale for £ 37.

That means buyers will save £ 43 – or 53% – on the beauty set.

Boots estimates that all of the beauty gifts inside are worth £ 96 if you bought them separately.

For example, the Supercharged Advance Overnight Repair Eye Complex would set you back £ 46 outside of the set – that’s more than the entire gift box on sale.

The set is exclusive to Boots, so you won’t be able to find it cheaper elsewhere.

Gift box No7 Men Ultimate Grooming Collection

  • Was: £ 42. Now: £ 20. Save: £ 22 (52%) – buy now
No7 is an exclusive brand of Boots, so you won't be able to find the same set cheaper elsewhere

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No7 is an exclusive brand of Boots, so you won’t be able to find the same set cheaper elsewhere

The No7 Men Ultimate Grooming Collection Gift Set now costs £ 20, down from £ 42.

The mega discount means buyers can save £ 22, or 52%, on the self-care kit.

No7 is an exclusive brand of Boots, so you won’t be able to find the same set cheaper elsewhere.

Ted Baker About Town Toiletries Travel Kit

  • Was: £ 42. Now: £ 20. Save: £ 22 (52%) – buy now
The gift box includes eight different products

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The gift box includes eight different products

The Ted Baker About Town Toiletries Travel Pouch gift set has also been reduced by 52% on sale.

The set, which includes eight branded skincare products such as a deodorant, body spray and body wash, was priced at £ 42 but now costs £ 22.

The only place we could find the same gift box available for purchase is on eBay, but it will set you back £ 38.99.

Unfortunately, the set is sold out online, but Boots says you might be able to find it in stores.

Buyers can check if it’s available by clicking the ‘search in store’ button next to the product and entering their zip code.

Ted Baker Opulent Obsession Box

  • Was: £ 45. Now: £ 22. Save: £ 23 (or 51%) – buy now
The beauty set includes nine different products

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The beauty set includes nine different products

The Ted Baker Opulent Obsession gift box has been reduced by £ 23 in the sale. It now costs £ 22, up from £ 45.

The set includes nine different beauty products, including a mini blush and bronze duo, mascara, nude lip gloss and eyelash curler.

The same set will set you back £ 37.19 on Amazon, so you’d better head to Boots.

Earlier this month we reported how MoneySavingExpert revealed how to get a Boots No7 gift box worth around £ 143 for just £ 39.

Bargain hunters have also managed to scoop up £ 120 on beauty items for just £ 20 following a glitch on the Boots website.

Boots isn’t the only retailer slashing prices early – we’ve already seen Boxing Day sales kick off at John Lewis, Amazon and Next.

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