Welcome to our list of the best after-Christmas sales – there are so many kicking around right now, making picking through them all quite tricky.
If you want a list of all the sales that you can be picking through, then we’ve got all that in our main hub right now.
But if you want a more bespoke option, that’s what this live blog is. It’s a writer that’s still mildly drunk on Christmas spirit holding onto the last vestiges of yuletide, where people want to buy themselves a lovely gift from money they got at Christmas, or just treat themselves.
Before we get into the best deals we’re seeing right now, here are the top 15 sales that I’ve spotted based on the clicks of you, our lovely readers. After that, just some more targeted after-Christmas deals that we think are worth spending your money on as the sales period begins to rumble to a close in January.
After-Christmas sales: the 15 hottest
- Amazon: Loads of sales here in all categories – a great place to start
- Lowe’s: 50% off tools, appliances, and holiday decor
- Overstock: Up to 70% off so many things. So many.
- Target: save on TVs, clothing, Dyson, furniture, and more
- Clothing: up to 50% off coats, running shoes, and watches at Amazon
- Best Buy: up to $1,000 off 4K TVs, laptops, headphones, and more
- Walmart: deals on vacuums, TVs, air fryers, and treadmills
- Nectar Sleep: $499 off the best mattress in the US + $399 free gifts
- Nike: up to 40% off running shoes, hoodies, sweatpants, and more
- Nordstrom: up to 40% off North Face, Adidas, UGG, Nike, and more
- Home Depot: up to 40% off brands like DeWalt and great tech finds
- TVs: 4K smart TVs under $500 at Best Buy
- Macy’s: big discounts on fashion, bedding and tech
- Dell: up to $400 off the XPS 13, Inspiron, and Alienware
- Coffee machines: from $22 at Amazon – some top discounts to be found
Amazon has bumped the price of the Apple AirPods Pro back up to $197. Can’t say we’re surprised by this – $179 is a stellar price for these best-selling earbuds, and we anticipated this deal wouldn’t last very long. (But if it comes back, we’ll be sure to update you here.)
In the meantime, Amazon still has the new Apple AirPods (3rd Generation) on sale for $169. That’s only a $10 discount, but as we call out in our AirPods 3 review, they’re a marked upgrade from their predecessors in terms of audio performance, connectivity, and design. We highly recommend them if you’re ready to retire your previous-gen AirPods.
Seeking an affordable way to bring the Peloton experience into your home? Enter the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike, now on sale for $799.99 at Best Buy. That’s not only $200 off list price, it’s roughly half the cost of Peloton’s $1,500 entry-level bike. Better yet, you can connect the Schwinn IC4 to the Peloton app.
But if Peloton isn’t your speed (…please don’t leave!), the Schwinn IC4 comes with a free one-year JRNY membership, a $149 value. It’ll automatically renew once the trial period is up so make sure to cancel your subscription ahead of time if you don’t want to continue with it.
Samsung fanatics – yes, you’re out there, including yours truly (Alison)! – this deal is for you. Amazon has the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro on sale in three colors for $129.99. That’s a $70 drop from the MSRP and the best we’ve seen for these. Best Buy is matching Amazon’s low price while Walmart currently charges about $20 more.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are comparable to the Apple AirPods Pro, as both are excellent true wireless ‘buds that play well with their respective family of devices. As we mentioned in our Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review, they offer better sound and mic quality than the Galaxy Buds Live, and their multipoint pairing and spatial audio support are nice bonuses.
Best Buy is already looking ahead to 2022 with its New Year’s Savings Event, including
. Whether you’re seeking something basic for the kids’ schooling or want a more premium build for your office work, you’ll find something suitable at a great price.
Notable here is the
. That’s a $100 savings and a great price for a budget laptop. It has a dual-core AMD CPU, 32GB eMMC storage, and an 11.6-inch FHD display. No, they’re not mind-blowing specs, but for basic computing or a backup machine you can easily take on the road, this lightweight Chromebook is a fantastic buy.
If you’re looking to score a discount on some of the best headphones on the market, Best Buy has the Sony WH-1000XM4 noise cancelling headphones on sale for a record-low price of $248 (was $349.99).
Named the best headphones of 2021 by TechRadar’s own staff, the over-ear Sony headphones feature digital noise cancellation technology, work with Amazon Alexa, and provide 30-hours of battery life.
If 2022 is the year you want to make your house a smart home, then the Echo Dot is a great place to smart, and it’s currently on sale for a record-low price of $29.99 (was $49.99) at Amazon.
The 4th generation smart speaker works with Amazon Alexa, so you can play music, ask questions and control compatible smart home devices completely hands-free.
There are plenty of cheap TV deals today, but our favorite bargain is this stunning 65-inch 4K TV from Samsung that’s on sale for just $498 (was $648). That’s an incredible price for a big-screen 4k TV and $50 less than Walmart’s Black Friday deal.
This Samsung set packs an excellent ‘Crystal’ UHD 4K processor, an easy-to-use Tizen operating system, and full HDR support – all for under $500, which is a fantastic value.
If you’re looking to add smoothies into your 2022 routine, Walmart’s after Christmas sale has the top-rated Ninja professional blender on sale for $69 (was $99.99). That’s the best price you can find right now and $10 less than Amazon’s current deal.
The 1000 watt blender can blend and puree to whip up your favorite smoothies and frozen drinks and includes a 72-ounce pitcher so you can make big batches for the whole family.
If you want to start the new year with an activity tracker to help with your health and fitness goals, Amazon has the Fitbit Inspire 2 marked down to $79.95 (was $99.95). That’s a $20 discount and just $10 more than the record-low price.
The slim but functional watch can track your heart rate, calories burned, and activity levels and provides an impressive ten days of battery life.
If you didn’t get the best-selling AirPods Pro over Christmas, you can snag the noise canceling earbuds at Amazon’s after Christmas sale for $179.99 (was $249 ). That’s an $80 discount and the best price you can find right now.
While we saw the AirPods Pro drop to $159 during Black Friday, the AirPods were on sale for $197 last week, so this is still a great deal on the earbuds that are currently in stock and ready to ship.
Oh my god, if you’re thinking about buying an LG OLED TV, then just go any buy this one. Do it now.
I’m only frustrated because I think I write the same thing for months each year, so I’ll do it quickly here – it’s not your fault that this is new to you:
- LG makes some of the best OLED TVs
- The LG C1 series is the best out there
- This C1 deal sees it drop to the cheapest ever over at Amazon – $1796.99 for a 65-inch model
There you go. The perfect reason to treat yourself – if you’ve been thinking about buying this TV, now is the time to do it. Trust me – I’ve waited too long many times in the past.
Right – welcome to the first day of the rest of your life. Or… just the chance to start finding some top deals for you to spend your carefully-saved cash.
Let’s begin as time is of the essence: my first recommendation is the Apple Watch 7, which is on for its lowest-ever price at Amazon – reduced to just $339 for the 41mm GPS version.
We’re seeing a few ‘deals’ coming through that aren’t as cheap as on Black Friday (don’t worry, we always try to flag these when we see them) but this appears to be a geunine saving – and as someone whose partner has inexplicably decided they want an Apple Watch for the first time in their life, I’m suddenly on the lookout for a deal.