Smyths early Black Friday deals including LOL Surprise, Disney and Sylvanian Families
SMYTHS has launched its Black Friday deals just over two weeks early – and it includes LOL Surprise and Disney.
Parents will also find discounts on Sylvanian Families, Pets Alive, Fortnite and more.
The Sun found reductions of up to 40% off, although not all toys will be discounted by this much.
The Smyths sale could be a good opportunity for parents to stock up on cut-price toys ahead of Christmas.
But with Black Friday fast approaching, with the actual day falling on November 27, it’s important to shop around as other retailers will also be launching sales.
We explain how to compare prices in the box below.
How to compare prices to get the best deal
JUST because something is on offer, or is part of a sale, it doesn’t mean it’s always a good deal.
There are plenty of comparison websites out there that'll check prices for you – so don't be left paying more than you have to.
Most of them work by comparing the prices across hundreds of retailers.
Here are some that we recommend:
- Google Shopping is a tool that lets users search for and compare prices for products across the web. Simply type in keywords, or a product number, to bring up search results.
- Price Spy logs the history of how much something costs from over 3,000 different retailers, including Argos, Amazon, eBay and the supermarkets. Once you select an individual product you can quickly compare which stores have the best price and which have it in stock.
- Idealo is another website that lets you compare prices between retailers. All shoppers need to do is search for the item they need and the website will rank them from the cheapest to the most expensive one.
- CamelCamelCamel only works on goods being sold on Amazon. To use it, type in the URL of the product you want to check the price of.
You’ll also want to keep in mind that Smyths toy stores are closed across England due to new lockdown restrictions.
You can, however, still order products for home delivery online.
If you're buying online, bear in mind you’ll pay £4.99 for delivery on orders under £10, £2.99 on orders that cost between £10 and £19, or it's free on anything over £19.
Smyths stores in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are open for business. Click and collect to open stores is also free.
Use the Smyths store finder to track down your nearest branch. Smyths has over 100 stores in the UK.
The toy retailer hasn’t said how long these Black Friday deals will last – you can view the full range on the Smyths website.
In the meantime, we’ve also rounded up our top picks from its sale here:
LOL Surprise OMG four-in-one glamper
- Was: £99.99. Now: £79.99. Save: £20 (20%) – buy now
This LOL Surprise glamper set comes with more than 55 pieces to unbox, along with ten different areas for your little one to play with their dolls.
Play areas include bunk beds, a two-story water slide, makeover station, BBQ patio, DJ booth and more. Sadly, LOL Surprise dolls aren't included.
This is the cheapest price we could find for this glamper, with the same one costing £99.99 from Very with free delivery and free click and collect.
Sylvanian Families baby castle nursery
- Was: £26.99. Now: £19.99. Save: £7 (25%) – buy now
Encourage hours of playtime with this castle-themed Sylvanian Families nursery.
It comes with a slide, swing seat, piano, seesaw/activity table and flags. Dolls must be purchased separately.
Argos sells the same Sylvanian Families nursery for £27.99 with free click and collect or delivery for £3.95.
Disney Princess style collection light up and style vanity
- Was: £59.99. Now: £49.99. Save: £10 (16%) – buy now
Let your little one get glammed up with this Disney vanity table, complete with various accessories.
It comes with one play flat iron, a fake curling iron, play hair dryer, hair comb and more.
Smyths was matched in price by Amazon, which also offers the same mirror for £49.99. Prime members get free delivery, or for non-members it's£4.49.
Disney Frozen 2 Elsa doll
- Was: £13.99. Now: £9.99. Save: £4 (28%) – buy now
This fan favourite Elsa doll includes the same dress she wears in the Disney Frozen 2 film.
Or if you'd rather, Smyths also sells an Anna doll.
Argos also sells this Elsa doll for the same price, £14, along with free click and collect or £3.95 for delivery.
Pets Alive Boppi the booty shakin' llama
- Was: £19.99. Now: £14.99. Save: £5 (25%) – buy now
Boppi the llama shakes her booty and spins her head to three different songs.
The Smyths website has a great video which demonstrates how she works. Batteries are included.
Argos has Bonnie the llama, also from Pets Alive, for the more expensive price of £20, plus free click and collect or £3.95 for delivery.
Fortnite The Chapter One collection – ten figures
- Was: £99.99. Now: £59.99. Save: £40 (40%) – buy now
Fortnite fans get ten figures with this set, including Recruit (Jonesy), Black Knight, Rust Lord, The Visitor, Drift, DJ Yonder, Ice King (Gold), Peely, Rox and Eternal Voyager.
Each figure is 10cm in length.
We couldn't see this Fortnite set being sold by another retailer.
The Entertainer has also launched a toy sale with up to 85% off Nerf, Barbie, Disney and more.
Retailers including Amazon, Boots and Superdrug are already slashing prices as part of early Black Friday sales.
Sainsbury's shoppers recently also shared bargain toy hauls as the supermarket launched a half-price sale in stores.
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