Sales in London: the dates for 2022 and the best shopping addresses

If Paris is "the" city of fashion, the sales in London are also eagerly awaited.

Sales in London: the dates for 2022 and the best shopping addresses

If Paris is "the" city of fashion, the sales in London are also eagerly awaited. Dates 2022, good addresses, transport... Find all the useful information to go shopping in London.

[Updated December 15, 2020 at 3:56 p.m.] Picadilly Circus, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden... So many places dedicated to shopping that see many tourists arrive each year during the sales in London. If there are as many department store chains as in Paris, you can also take advantage of interesting promotions in vintage or designer boutiques. Dates of the 2022 sales, good shopping addresses and transport, here is the useful information that will simplify your life if you plan to cross the Channel to do the sales in London in summer or winter.

In winter, the sales in London officially start on Boxing Day, a bank holiday the day after Christmas. The winter sales in London will therefore start on December 26, 2022 and end at the end of January 2022 (end dates of winter sales to be checked with each store).

During the summer sales in London, the discounts are generally less attractive than in the winter. If you still want to take advantage of cheaper prices than the rest of the year, most major London stores will start their summer promotions the last week of June 2022 and end them 5 weeks later. A good reason to discover the city of London in summer.

The sales in London are a real good shopping plan because the reductions are significant and can go up to 80% less during the last week. Luxury items, cheap clothes or decorative objects, the temptations are numerous in the various tourist districts of the British capital. To stock up on bargains the day after Christmas and avoid wasting time in transport, several shopping streets and must-see shops are to be preferred. Please note: shops are generally open from 10 a.m. to 6 or 7 p.m. and closed on Sundays. However, some department stores like Harrods or Liberty open their doors to customers on Sundays, from 11 a.m. or 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

A shopping destination par excellence, the city of London is accessible by plane or train depending on your departure city. For a weekend of fast shopping or a week of shopping fever in the various districts of the British capital, choose the means of transport adapted to your budget. Once there, opt for the Oyster Card, a pass allowing you to travel at reduced prices on all public transport in the British capital: the London Underground (the Tube), the London Overground and other trains in London, buses , the tram, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), and the cable car "Cable Car" (Emirates Air Line).

Highly appreciated by tourists who don't hesitate to cross the Channel to find bargains, are the London sales as interesting as you might think? According to Internet users who expressed themselves on the Travel forum, the answer is yes! Cashmere scarves, fine china... Typically English items that are hard to find in France are sold at unbeatable prices, benefiting from steep reductions during the first and last week of the sales.