The August bank holiday sales that have already started

The August bank holiday is almost upon us, and retailers have launched unmissable sales ahead of the break. (Getty Images)

The August bank holiday is almost upon us, and retailers have launched unmissable sales ahead of the break. (Getty Images)

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There’s one thing a British bank holiday weekend is synonymous with. No, not bad weather. We’re talking about sales, of course. 

Currys, Very, M&S, Aldi and many more are just some of the big-name brands that have slashed prices on select items to tempt you to part with some cash while enjoying some well-deserved respite. 

Whether you’re currently revamping your home, updating your wardrobe for autumn or in desperate need of a new laptop, there are big savings to be had across multiple departments online already – well in advance of the long weekend. 

The sales to shop this bank holiday 

Currys has launched an almighty sale with hundreds of items reduced by up to 40%. Big brands, including Toshiba, Shark, LG, Russell Hobbs, and many more have hundreds of pounds slashed off the price tag. Whether you need to replace household items, or want to transform your house into a smart home, there is bound to be something for everyone in the Currys sale. 

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M&S’ sales are not to be missed, and this includes the current 40% off on select homeware, as well as up to 50% off brands such as Jaeger and Hobbs. Whether you are revamping your home, or want to add a new stylish number to your wardrobe, now is the time to do so.

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From shower gels to body butters, hand sanitisers and skincare sets, The Body Shop has a wide variety of items to choose from that are now on sale. Body butters have been slashed by up to 40%, while select make-up items have been reduced by 20% – don’t walk, run. 

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This bank holiday Very is offering shoppers the chance to get up to 40% off select lines, across home, tech, fashion, beauty and garden. Big names including Nike, Adidas, as well as Shark, Silentnight and many more are available to buy for less in the sale, which ends 2 September. 

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Aldi is our go-to shopping destination for affordable groceries, as well as fashion, beauty, home and garden items. So it is even better when the retailer has a sale on, which is currently the case. Aldi has huge offers on select items, with discounts ranging up to 40% off. 

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B&Q has got a host of sales on, including a huge 50% off BBQs, as well as 20% off paints, cushions and flooring. Whether you are giving your home or garden a makeover, these sales will lend a helping hand.  

Weber Q2000 Grey 2 burner Gas Barbecue also has a selection of offers on to treat shoppers; from 30% off electricals, homes and gaming, 40% off garden buys, to up to 10% off fashion. Shoppers truly are spoilt for choice.

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Robert Dyas has got one heck of a sale extravaganza on. Robert Dyas’ Mega Outdoor Clearance and Mega Garden Clearance, includes a whole host of unmissable items, such as outdoor sofas and seating, as well as dining sets and gardening tools.

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Reformation is a celebrity-loved brand the likes of Adele, Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber have been fans of. Whether you are heading on holiday, have a special occasion coming up, or just want to upgrade your wardrobe, Reformation has all outfits covered for any occasion.

Our top pick: Diane Dress | £60 (Was £120)



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