Is it cheaper to shop across the border this Christmas? How to save hundreds of euro on your festive wish-list
We did some price-checking on your gift list ahead of the festive season
Is it cheaper to shop across the border this Christmas?
Your Christmas to-do list is written up... or the intention to write it up is there. And you're all set to start ticking it off. But are you getting value for money this side of the border? We did some price-checking ahead of the festive season.
It's the doll every young girl is asking Santa for this Christmas. We did a price check at Smyths' Toy Store.
NI: £99 (€110)
2. Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette
The latest from Urban Decay's eye palette offering. We compared prices at Debenhams.
NI: $39.50 (€44.15)
3. Sipsmith London Dry Gin (70cl)
Treat the gin-lover in your life with a bottle of the best. We checked out the price difference at Tesco.
NI: £28.50 (€31.86)
4. Canon EOS 6D DSLR Body Camera
Going for a big ticket item? There could be a budding photographer ready to take on some new skills. We did a price comparison at Argos.
NI: £1174.82 pounds (€1312.42)
5. Airhogs RC X Video Stream Drone
Drones are not over. A massive selection of the flying robots has hit the shelves this year. We headed to Argos for a price check.
NI £79.99 (€89.27)
6. Nespresso by Krups
You just can't beat an early morning coffee. We did this price check at Currys.
NI: £199 (€221)
7. LEGO Boost
LEGO has been brought to a whole new level. You can learn to code and build with these bricks. We headed to Smyths for a price comparison.
NI: £129.99 (€144.93)
8. Beatmoovz Soundmoovz Motion-activated Musical Bandz and App
Make music by movement with these wearable bands. We compared prices at Argos.
NI: £39.99 (€44.63)
9. Hatchimal Surprise
Yes, Hatchimals are still here. It was the "tough-to-get" present last year, so hopefully Santa is able to stock up this year. We checked the price tags at Argos.
NI: £59.95 (€66)
10. FitBit Gunmetal Charge 2
Wearable technology is reaching new heights - and looks half stylish now too. We tried Debenhams to see if there was a price difference.
NI: £160 (€178)
11. Clinique For Men Essentials Kit
When you're seriously dropping hints about the man in your life's skincare... we headed to Boots for a price check.
NI: £30 (€33.45)
12. The Collection Macaroon Gift Box
We would never say 'no' to macaroons. We checked out the prices at Marks and Spencer.
NI: £12 (€13.39)