ARGOS has slashed the prices of toys by up to 50% in a big clearance sale.
Brands like Lego and Play-Doh are included in the bargain bin where prices start at 99p.
Since it’s a clearance sale, the discounted products will be available until they are out of stock.
You can either order the toys via home delivery with costs starting at £3.95 or you can click and collect from branches free of charge.
It’s important to note the item you want could be soldout online or it may already be out of stock in some branches.
This means you might need to travel to pick up your purchase if it’s no longer available at your nearest Argos branch.
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.
Before you part with your cash, you should always check to see if you can get a better price elsewhere.
Google Shopping is a useful and free tool to compare prices with other retailers.
Here we’ve rounded up some of our favourite picks from the sale:
LEGO Harry Potter Minifigures Series 2 Limited Edition
- Lowest ever price at 99p – buy now
Harry Potter or Lego fans will love this series which contains eight characters from a selection of 16.
Until you open the mystery bag, you won’t know which character you’re getting so it could be anyone from Harry Potter to Luna Lovegood or Moaning Myrtle.
The set is suitable for children aged five or older and has a one year guarantee.
This is by far the best deal we could find for the lego minifigures with the next best deal at Waterstones, who are selling it for £3.49.
Melissa & Doug Loop It! Beginner Craft Kangaroo Kit
- Was: £13. Now: £6. Save: £7 (54%) – buy now
This beginner looping set is perfect for an afternoon of creative crafting activities.
The kit, which is suitable for ages three to five, works by tucking stretchy loops through holes to connect felt panels.
It includes felt and padded felt panels to make two kangaroos with 44 stretchy loops.
Again this is the best deal on the looping set that we could find.
The next best price on a similar product is at Bright Minds, which is selling a lion and monkey version for £9.99.
Monster Jam 1:64 Diecast Trucks 3 Pack Set
- Was: £10. Now: £8. Save: £2 (20%) – buy now
You can save 20% on this monster truck car set in the clearance sale.
It comes with three different cars in different colours – perfect for little tykes to race.
The toys are suitable for children three years and over and have a one year guarantee.
For three cars, this was the best deal we found but Smyths Toys is selling a set of four cars for £9.99.
While you’d have to fork out more, Smyths Toys’ offer works out to £2.50 a car, compared to £2.67 at Argos.
Fail Fix Doll – Loves.Glam
Was: £20. Now: £10. Save: £10 (50%) – buy now
Little ones can give this doll a full makeover by using a magic spa mask and brushing all the accessories stuck in her hair.
The 22cm-tall dolls are suitable for kids aged six and over and come with a one year guarantee.
Argos is currently selling the dolls for the cheapest price but the next best deal we found was £13.99 at Very.
Play-Doh Cash Register Toy
- Was: £17. Now: £12.50. Save: £4.50 (25%) – buy now
With four Play-Doh colours in standard two-ounce cans, kids can make a bunch of grocery store creations with this cash register kit.
The set comes with a cash register that includes a beeping built-in toy scanner, a handheld barcode stamper, a cash drawer that makes a Cha-ching sound and doh cutters to make their own foods.
The whole set weighs 705g and is suitable for ages three and over.
Amazon is also selling the set for £12.50 – the cheapest price we could find.
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