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Christmas shopping made easy

For some this is the most wonderful time of the year; for others it’s the nightmare before Christmas. Either way, you’ll probably need to buy something in the coming weeks – and that’s where we can help.

Our smart shopping guide explains your rights whether you’re buying online or in your local store. It explores the pitfalls of gift cards and extended warranties, provides simple budgeting tips, and tells you how to avoid five common Christmas scams.

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Our silly season shopping tips

Check out our tips on gift cards and exchanges, plus what we think of extended warranties.

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A guide to buying gifts online

There are some things to be aware of before you remove your credit card from your wallet.

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Shop within your budget

Check out our 5 tips for getting out the other side without a big credit card bill.

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Know your rights at Christmas

Knowing your consumer rights will help you shop with confidence in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Free travel insurance guide

Travel insurance is as important as your passport and plane ticket. Before you buy a policy, check out the guide we’ve produced in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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