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Three Black Friday 2020 sale: What to look out for

Three Black Friday 2020 sale: What to look out for

MOBILE phone shoppers should find plenty of deals available when November arrives, in a big year for discounts.

Networks have been particularly active during 2020, and Three’s Black Friday sale will be one to keep tabs on – which we’ll do right here.


Just because a phone is in the Black Friday sale, doesn’t mean you can’t find it, or something similar, cheaper elsewhere. Always shop around before you spend your money.

When is Black Friday 2020?

This year Black Friday falls on Friday November 27.

It is aways the day after the American holiday Thanksgiving, which falls on the fourth Thursday of November,

Black Friday isn’t the only day for discounts though, as brands and stores usually kick off sales early.

We don’t yet know when Three’s Black Friday offers will start, but last year the network released deals a few days ahead of Black Friday itself.

  • Shop Three’s Black Friday sale – here

What to expect from Three’s Black Friday 2020 sale

Three has had an active year of deals so far, as have other networks in responding to changing user needs during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Big SIM-deals continue to prove popular, and we’d expect to see big data 4G and biog value 5G SIMs in Three’s Black Friday sale.

There’s little doubt we’ll also see pay monthly contract deals focused around the iPhone 11 and iPhone SE – with the upcoming launch of the iPhone 12 – as well as Samsung and premium Android phones.

Home and mobile broadband is another area where Three may offer up some deals, but the network is yet to provide any details on its offers.

What was in last year’s sale?

Whether you were in the market for home broadband, a new mobile device from Apple, Samsung or Huawei or just needed a new SIM, Three had it covered in 2019.

Some of the biggest deals included an Unlimited Data, 5G-ready SIM for just £20 a month with unlimited texts and minutes.

The network also offered an upgrade to home broadband with 5G (postcode-dependent), starting at £29 a month – a savings of £72.

There was also an option to opt for Plug and Play 4G broadband from just £22 a month.

When buying a bundle online or in store last Black Friday, Three also knocked £10 off accessories.

In addition, the network offered Black Friday bundles like a free Huawei GT Watch for customers buying the Huawei P30, or a pair of silver Galaxy buds when buying the Samsung Galaxy A90.

Three Black Friday
Three’s 2019 Black Friday deals meant savings of hundreds across handsets, broadband and SIMs
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e, now £30 a month, saving £480 – buy here
  • Apple iPhone 11, now £49 a month, saving £144 – buy here
  • Huawei P30, now £30 a month, saving £480 (plus free Huawei GT Watch) – buy here
  • Apple iPhone 8, now £30 a month, saving £240 – buy here
  • Shop Three’s Black Friday sale here

Our tips for finding the best deals this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

IT might be tempting to dive in and snap up LOADS of items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but here’s how you can guarantee you’re getting a good deal.

PREPARE Research the items you want to buy and find out the cheapest price. Websites like PriceSpy, PriceHistory and CamelCamelCamel will give you historical data on prices so you can see how much you should pay.

GET FOLLOWING Follow your favourite shops on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and sign up to its deals newsletter to get the latest on any offers. We post the best deals in our Sun Money FB group too.

CHECK FOR CODES Take a look at The Sun Vouchers, and see if you can get extra savings with discount codes.

How much is delivery from Three?

Three offers a free next-day delivery service on new orders, providing orders are made by 4pm – with delivery carried out by DPD.

Alternatively, yo can order before 4pm and request delivery to a Three store for collection.

Full details of Three’s delivery service and additional information can be found on the Three site, here.

Does Three offer any discounts?

Three offers a 10% discount to students on phone deals, directly on its website. The network also offers discounts through Uniday and Studentbeans.

The network doesn’t offer any direct discounts for members of the armed forces.

It did launch a ‘Key deals for key workers’ hub earlier this year, during the coronavirus pandemic, but there are no new deals at the time of writing.

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To find out more about Black Friday, head over to our main Black Friday guide.

Three’s Black Friday sale got you excited? We’re rounding up all the best tech deals we see on Black Friday too, so you can stay in the loop.

If you want to compare products and see tech recommendations, head over to Sun Selects Tech.

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