Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Headers: Groceries, Financial Services, Books, CDs, DVDs, Games, Electricals, Furniture, Gifts, Mobile Phones, Opticians, Photo, Travel
Not just groceries, but speaking of which, if you order your groceries online with an Asda credit card you get free delivery! Check the website to see if they deliver in your area.
Very large range of electrical equipment:
TVs & DVDs, Home & Kitchen, Audio & Hi Fi, Satellite Navigation, Cameras & Camcorders, Computing & Gaming, Health & Beauty, Electrical Accessories
Delivery charges vary according to item but are clearly shown on each product page.
Headers: MacBook Family, Mac Desktops, iPod, iPod Accessories, Mac Accessories, Servers
The Apple Store is where you can buy Apple computers and anything related to them including the famous ipod mp3 player. You can get a custom made Apple to your own specifications on the site.
• Special Features: Finance packages available for consumers and businesses.
• Free Delivery on orders >£65.99 ex VAT
Headers:Kitchen & Home, Home Entertainment, Computing, Portable Technology
As you would expect from one of the largest retailers in the UK, Comet have a very wide range of products for sale online in all categories. In addition, Comet provides comprehensive product guides for the whole of their range. Additional features are a repair service backed up by over 600 engineers across the UK, old fridges removed for £15, connection and installation available where neccessary plus extended warranties.
• Special Features: Monthly payment plans on selected products. Returns policy: 28 days for unopened items, 7 days for opened items. Comet now offers "Click and Collect" - order online and collect from your nearest Comet branch.
• Connection Service: Comet offers a connection service for washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, electric cookers, ovens & hobs, TVs.
• Special Offers:Comet Current Discount Codes
• Free Delivery on all kitchen appliances >£399
Headers: Audio & HiFi, Cameras & Camcorders, Computing, Cooking, Dishwashers, DIY and Garden Tools, DVD & Video, Fitness Sport & Health, Gadgets & Gifts, Gaming, GPS Satellite Navigation, Home Security, In Car Entertainment, iPod & MP3, Lighting, Phones, Refrigeration, Small Appliances, Small Kitchen Appliances, Televisions, Vacuum Cleaners, Washers & Dryers
Currys offers a range of many thousands of products online including a constantly updated range of Web exclusives. 24 Hr Helpline, delivery 7 days a week (usually within 4 working days of order) and expert installation, backed by a nation-wide network of over 380 stores. Comparison capability allows you to compare similar products.
• Special Features: Detailed buyers guides. As well as buying online you can now reserve certain items online and collect and pay at your nearest store.
Connection Service: Available for Large Kitchen Appliances and TVs. Removal service also available.
Special Offers: For the latest Curry Promo Codes: Direct to Offer Page
Headers: Desktops, Notebooks, Printers, Software & Peripherals, Dell Handhelds
One of the UK's leading computer suppliers, Dell UK offers customisable desktops, financing, recycling of your old computer, a memory upgrade selector, online technical support, a collect and return service, onsite service packages, driver and software downloads plus online 360 degree product tours for its computer systems. They even offer online computing courses. Look out for special offers as they often have excellent deals on offer. Dell is based in Ross on Wye.
Delivery Costs: UK P&P smost products have free shipping
• Delivery Time: varies depending on product type.
Headers: TV + DVD, Kitchen, Phot, Sat Nav, Games, Audio, Computing, Fitness, Household, Gadgets
Although the Dixons High Street stores have been re-branded as Curry's Digital, the Dixons brand continues to trade online. (Currys, Dixons and PC World amongst others are part of the same electrical retail group, DSG Retail Limited). Thousands of products from binoculars to mp3 players, from global positioning systems to recordable DVD players, not to mention a huge range of kitchen appliances. Fast, no fuss, secure online shopping.
• Special Features: Price Match promise. Finance options available.
• Installation Service: Available for large kitchen appliances and TVs. Removal service also available.
Headers: Computing & Electronics, Home & Garden, Kitchen & Cooking, Health & Beauty, Gifts & Travel
Electricshopping offers a wide range of home electrical equipment with a really good selection of small kitchen appliances. The range includes fitness equipment, personal care products, computer systems, hardware and peripherals plus an excellent range of home security equipment. You can even buy garden tools, patio heaters and outdoor lights. Excellent range. Founded in 1997, Electricshopping is owned by The Tomorrow Group and is based in London and is an authorised reseller and service agent to all the brands on its site.
• Special Features: 14 day returns policy
• Free UK Delivery - Free except for NI, Highlands and Islands
• European Delivery Available
Headers: Computers, Workstations, Laptops, Accessories, Monitors, Servers, Networking, Sound and Vision, Components, Printers and Scanners, Software, Cameras, GPS and Phones
Europc is a huge IT retailer supplying discounted, surplus and factory refurbished computer equipment. This means the prices are very competitive indeed. Every refurbished machine is rebuilt and repackaged in the Europc factory. Europc head office is based in Glasgow where they have large retail outlet.
• Special Features: No interest finance options available.
Headers: Womens, Mens, Kids, Interiors, Electrical, DIY & Outdoor, Extras
Clothes for all the family plus home accessories and furniture, audio visual and computer equipment, garden and outdoor equipment - in short all the things you would expect to see in the Grattan catalogue! Buy online or request a catalogue. Grattan belongs to the same group of companies as Freemans and Kaleidoscope.
• Special Features: Interest free credit terms available plus there is a free 14 day returns policy on unwanted items.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: - 20% off first order (excluding electrical and sale items)
Headers: Womens, Mens, Babies & Kids, Electrical, Home & Garden, Leisure
The website is operated by the catalogue people, Great Universal. This means that you can either pay immediately by credit or debit card, or you can open an account with them. Account holders get 20 weeks interest free credit and 40 weeks for some items such as computers and mobile phones. There is a large choice of clothing, electrical and home and garden goods - just what you would expect from a catalogue.
• Special Features: Free 14 day returns policy
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: 10% discount is available for first timevisitors and up to 20% off Great Universal catalogue prices when you buy online.
Headers: Laptops, Desktops, Displays, Education Supplies, Factory Outlet Laptops, Hot Deals, Laptop Accessories, Laptop Carry Cases, Memory Upgrades, PDAs, Power Accessories, Projectors, Software, Storage, Warranty Packs, Wireless and GPRS
Very good choice of laptops and laptop accessories and hardware from a wide range of manufaturers. Plus a small selection of desktops, PDAs, software and networking solutions. Laptops Direct is based in Huddersfield.
• Special Features: Various finance packages available. Special discounts for educational establishments.
• Free Delivery on orders >£500
Headers: Laptops, Power, Components, Accessories, Laptop Leasing
New, used and refurbished laptops in addition to laptop compontents and accesories. They feature over 4000 products at very competitive prices. Most of the major manufaturers are supplied and you can browse by type or manufactuer. They will also arrange laptop leasing for UK mainland business customers. Note, prices are quoted excluding VAT. Laptopshop is based in Clacton, Essex.
Headers: Women, Men, Kids & Toys, Sport & Leisure, Home & Garden, Appliances, Electronics, Jewellery & Gifts
Littlewoods, famous for many years for its catalogue service, now offers over 40,000 products online, including clothing and footwear for all the family, sports equipment, toys, furniture and home accessories, electrical equipment plus a wide range of garden equipment, tools and accessories. Request a catalogue or buy online.
• Special Features: Interest free payment plans available. Free 14 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: £15 off when you open a credit account
Headers: Accessories & Furniture, Barebone/ Systems, Cables & I/O, Cameras, Case & Power, CD/DVD/Backup, CPU (AMD & Intel), Fans and Cooling, Graphics / Video Cards, Hard Drives, Home Entertainment, Laptops/PDAs, Memory, Modems, Monitors, Motherboards, Mouse/Key/Joystick, MP3 Players, Networking, Printers & Accessories, Scanners/Projectors, SCSI Cards, Software, Sound Cards, Speakers
Micro Direct is an IT superstore carrying a huge range of computer hardware, peripherals and accessories from manufacturers such as Sony, Shuttle, Iiyama, AMD and Asus. There is a wide choice of products in all IT categories, and at competitive prices. In addition, there is also a small range of audio visual equipment including DVD players, media players, LCD TVs and a good range of plasma screens and equipment. Established in 1993, Micro Direct has its head office and main retail outlet in Upper Brook Street, Manchester.
Headers: Accessories, Cables, Enclosures & Cable Management, Cameras, CD/CD-RW/DVD Drives, Computing, Datacoms, Electronics, Furniture, Hard Disks, Keyboards/Mice & Graphics Tablets, Media, Memory, Mobile Communications, Modems, Monitors & Accessories, Networking, Office Machines, PC Components, Presentation, Printers, Scanners, Security, Software & licensing, Storage, Supplies, Surge & Power, Warranties, Wireless
Misco has over 20,000 competitively priced IT products ranging from IT accessories to computer furniture to PCs, including desktops, personal organisers, notebooks and servers. Also a wide range of software. Consumables include original and compatible ink cartridges and laser toner for Brother, lexmark, TDK, Xerox, HP, Kyocera, IBM, Epson, Canon and Samsung as well as paper and ribbons. There is also a very wide range of networking products. Misco is part of the Systemax Group, an international company with offices in 9 countries worldwide.
Headers: Computing & Phones, Home Electrical, Sound & Vision, Furniture, House & HOme, DIY & Car, Sports & Leisure, Baby & Toddler, Toys & Games
Tesco.com is the world's biggest online grocery retailer, but there is also a massive range of other non-grocery products available on the Tesco website, form electrical items to toys and games. Plus Tesco runs regular price checks to ensure that prices are highly competive.
• Special Features: Free returns within 28 days. Clubcard points on all purchases.
• Connection Service: Connection service on cookers, washing machines, refrigeration equipment, washer/dryers and dishwashers - charges may apply. Removal and disposal service also available.