Which? can reveal the cheapest websites for buying your Christmas gifts, which could save you hundreds of pounds this Christmas.
By using Which? to find the best prices for top Christmas present ideas, Which? found that you could save a massive £153 if you buy a Canon EOS 450D digital camera with 18-55mm IS lens from Pixmania rather than Dell.
There were big differences between the cheapest and most expensive websites for many of the products we checked, and we’ve shown five examples in our table, below. For example, you could spend £80 less if you buy a Pleo dinosaur from Amazon rather than from the pricier Great Universal.
|Top five examples of savings from Which? Compare|
|Product||Lowest price||Highest price||Saving|
|Canon EOS 450D with 18-55mm IS lens||£429 at Pixmania||£582 at Dell||£153|
|Pleo dinosaur||£195 at Amazon||£275 at Great Universal||£80|
|Apple ipod Nano 4th generation (16GB in silver)||£133 at Pixmania||£180 at Freemans||£47|
|Apple ipod Nano 4th generation (8GB in black)||£98 at Amazon||£140 at Freemans||£42|
|Pure Evoke Flow internet radio||£125 at Amazon and Home Cinema TV||£153 at Bennetts||£28|
Prices correct at 4 December 2008 and include delivery
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You could also save £47 by buying a 16GB silver Apple iPod from Pixmania rather than from Freemans.
If it’s a Pure Evoke Flow internet radio you’re thinking of buying, you could save £28 if you buy it from Amazon or Home Cinema TV rather than from Bennetts.
You can also find best prices for popular products such as the Which? Best Buy Panasonic Viera TX-32LZD80 TV, a Miele W 1614 washing machine and Canon PowerShot S5IS digital camera.
Which? Compare is free
Which? Compare is free to use and has links through to stores’ websites, meaning you can find the best prices for your Christmas gifts – then buy them straight away. It also gives prices including and excluding delivery.
Where a product is available in different specifications – such as a camera that’s available in different colours or an MP3 player with different memory limits – you can compare prices for each of the different specifications.
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