MyVoucherCodes understand that Christmas can take its toll on the UK’s wallets and more often than not, leaving it to the last minute actually adds to the expense. The new guide, aimed at budget conscious students doing Christmas on a shoestring, is intended to provide an alternative approach to their Christmas shopping and preparation for the New Year.
A Which? survey in November 2018 revealed that 26% of consumers only start getting prepared for Christmas a couple of weeks before, having far less time than needed to get things done. Furthermore, a 2017 study by Halifax found that UK consumers spend an average of £452.41 on Christmas every year, with one in six admitting that it takes up to a whole year to pay it off. This shows that for a lot of people, there is a large increase in financial stress brought on in a relatively short period of time.
Head of External Communications at MyVoucherCodes, Anders Nilsson said: “We realise that Christmas is an expensive time and the expense doesn’t stop on Christmas Day. We wanted to help people save going into Christmas and beyond the 25th, in ways they might not have thought of before. Even small savings here and there can take the financial strain off Christmas enormously.”
Giving statistics about familiar Christmas habits and scenarios, MyVoucherCodes are able to provide solutions to common problems with discount codes, tips and tricks, giving users opportunities to easily save money going into Christmas and up until the New Year. Including advice such as how to buy your Christmas food shop more efficiently (with discount codes for supermarkets included), alternative leftover recipes to reduce food waste and cheaper present ideas that still hit the mark, the guides allow Students to navigate the festive season more cheaply.
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