(Pocket-lint) - eBay might not be the first place you think of looking on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but there's a lot to buy and not just the second-hand stuff that eBay is known for. For example, last Black Friday eBay sold an Xbox One S every two seconds - the site's key deal this time last year.
We've just listed the 'hero' deals here; the very best discounts available on key products.
eBay is also offering a small business voucher coupon, giving you up to 20 percent off purchases from selected small businesses using the code PICKSMALLBIZ. The voucher code is available throughout the Black Friday period and you can use it for up to 15 transactions. eBay says you can buy a maximum of 10 items per transaction and a maximum discount of £50 each time.
eBay UK hero Cyber Monday deals
£30 / 12%
£194.50 / 50%
10% off applied in basket / £38
£17 / 23%
£10 / 7%
£130.99 / 26%
eBay's shopping tips
eBay UK’s Trading Manager, Priyanka Patel has put together this list of hacks for getting the best bargains.
1. Make the most of coupons
Keep an eye out for coupons on-site and in your emails. To save big and shop small, apply the PICKSMALLBIZ code to a collection of products from small businesses in your eBay basket.
2. Become best friends with your ‘watch’ list
Add favourite items to your watch list and keep checking back so you can easily see if and when the price drops
3. Get in early
On Black Friday 2019, most sales were made at 8pm, so shop ahead of this time. to make sure you’re front of the line for the best deals. Also, last year, the most sales were made on the Sunday after Black Friday, but there will be a range of offers on different categories throughout the week - so if you notice an item you are after drop in price, it's ok to bag it at a discount pre-Black Friday
4. Browse the Black Friday hub and set up alerts
Browse hero deals easily and explore different events to get the best deals available across categories.
5. Visit the best-selling product lists
Browse the competition when you're looking to purchase a big ticket item and explore the best selling products page.
6. Take note of the EAN code
This is a product code that you can easily copy and paste it onto different websites to make sure you've snagged the best price.
7. Tot up your points
On eBay you can link your Nectar card for extra points - win, win!