We’ve rounded up a host of useful info for you this holiday season, with ideas for cheap Secret Santa gifts, last order dates for the UK’s biggest retailers, a list of the best Christmas markets running in 2022 and much more.
If you’re still hoping to score some deals on Christmas presents, follow the expert tips in our Black Friday deals guide to ensure you pay the lowest prices for the right products this November. As for Christmas sales, they typically begin soon after the upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers and events end – which is also ideal timing if you’re thinking of getting a Christmas jumper…
In this guide:
Best Secret Santa Gifts Under £10
If you’re participating in Secret Santa this year, this is where you can find our top picks for gifts under £10.
Secret Santa can be tough, whether you’ve drawn someone you don’t know that well from the office or simply don’t have time to go shopping – we’ve taken the hard work out this gift-giving season.
The Ultimate List Of Classic Christmas Films & Where You Can Watch Them
Christmas films are a staple activity during the run-up to the big day. It’s fast approaching and time is running out to cram in all those cosy Christmas films you can’t watch at any other time of year.
If you’re stuck on what to watch this Christmas, check out this big list of the best Christmas movies across all streaming platforms, and make sure you don’t miss out on any of your favourites. You can also check out these discounts for Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and NOW TV.
When is Christmas Jumper Day? Our Top Picks
Excited for Christmas Jumper Day 2022? So are we! Christmas Jumper Day is fantastic for getting in the festive spirit, showing off your knitted jumper taste – and in 2022, every time you donate £2, the UK government has promised to give £2 to Save the Children, too.
We’ve detailed everything you need to know about Christmas Jumper Day, plus some recommendations for women’s, men’s and kid’s Christmas jumper ideas.
Last Order Dates For Christmas
Want your gift to arrive before Christmas? Whether you’re sending them directly to your loved ones or to wrap up yourself, last-minute shoppers beware…don’t assume you can always get next-day delivery! The demand will be high, so you’ll need to prepare.
Some retailers have last order dates for Christmas as early as the 15th of December, meaning you won’t be able to get your gifts sent on time if you order after that date. If you want to save on special delivery (or worse, not having anything to give this season), we’ll keep you clued up on the last order dates this Christmas from the most sought-out retailers.
How To Do Christmas On A Budget: Gifts, Dinner and Decorating
We all want to impress at Christmas time, particularly as it’s one of the best times of year to show our love and appreciation for one another. However, with things being more costly of late, it’s naturally got many worried about how they’ll treat their loved ones.
Fortunately, we’ve come up with a ton of ways you can save money this Christmas. In addition to our 100 money-saving tips for students, read on to find out how to do Christmas on a budget. We’ve got all the Christmas saving tips to do with gifts, dinner and Christmas decorations.
Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market 2022: Dates, Times, Stalls & More
The Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the most exciting times of year for those local to the city. And even if you’re not, it’s well worth the trip out to witness everything it has to offer.
We’ll cover everything you possibly need to know, such as opening times, what to see when you’re there, food and drink to try and much more. It’s going to be the most exciting Christmas market event in Birmingham yet!
York Christmas Market 2022: What’s On & When
This year the York Christmas market is celebrating its 30-year anniversary, and there’s loads of stuff to see and get involved in. Here’s everything you need to know about the Christmas Market and how students can get involved.
The York Christmas Market is running from the 17th of November to the 23rd of December 2022, which gives you plenty of time to plan a weekend or evening to visit. You’ll be able to enjoy carol singing, beer and mulled wine, and Christmas snacks and visit the stalls selling handmade Christmas gifts, Christmas confectionary, homeware and more.
Edinburgh Christmas Markets & Hogmanay 2022: Date, Time, Location & More
The Edinburgh Christmas Markets are undoubtedly one of the best Christmas Winter Markets in the UK to visit. From mulled Irn Bru to vegan pigs in blankets, we’ve pulled together everything you need to know about this year’s Edinburgh Christmas Market.
The beautiful and well-renowned Edinburgh Christmas Markets spread festive cheer across the Scottish capital between 25th November 2022 and 3rd January 2023.
Best Christmas Winter Markets In The UK 2022
We’ve put together the ultimate guide to the best Christmas markets in the UK this year. If you want to get into the festive spirit or visit a new city to see what festivities are on offer, here’s everything you need to know about the best Christmas markets you need to check out.
Christmas and winter markets across the UK will take place from late November until December in cities across the country – including markets in Bath, Winchester, Birmingham, York, Manchester, Oxford, Newcastle, London, Nottingham, Glasgow and more!
15 Best Christmas Gift Ideas For Parents: Joint Gifts For Mum & Dad
Let’s face it, when it comes to gifts for parents they aren’t always the easiest to buy for. It can be a lot easier to buy a joint present for both of your parents, that way you don’t have to stress about a budget or spending more on one or the other.
Luckily, we’ve covered it with our guide to gifts for parents for Christmas 2022 regardless of your budget. Plus don’t forget to check out all of our student discounts to help you save on your gifts this year.