GPS Systems - Satellite Navigation
Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Argos • www.argos.co.uk
Headers: Furniture, Homewares, Household Appliances, Sound & Vision, Office PC & Phone, Photography, Sports & Leisure, DIY Garden & Pets, Toys & Games, Baby, Personal Care, Jewellery & Watches
The retail giant Argos sells an enormous range of (mostly) household goods and usually at very competitive prices. Also, they very often have sales on, so its always worth while checking out the website if you can't get down to your nearest store - I know we've managed to get some good bargains in the past! The site is fast loading and easy to navigate. Argos was founded in 1973 and now has over 500 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. Argos is headquartered in Stafford.
• Special Features: Free 16 returns days policy for non faulty items. Either return to your nearest store or they will collect free of charge. You can also set up gift lists with Argos for weddings, anniversaries etc.
Advanced MP3 Players
Headers: MP3 Players, Portable Media Players, Headphones, Accessories, DAB Radios, Gadgets, Wireless Music, DVD Players, Home Audio, Plasma / LCD TVs, Dshirt, GPS Navigation, USB Pen Drives, MP3 HIFI Systems, Napster Compatible, Sony PlayStation 3, Sony PSP
This company originally began trading in 2001 as a supplier of MP3 players. They have since expanded, and now sell additional digital audio devices, including a good range of accessories and headphones. However, their great strength is in their wide range of the latest MP3 Players. Advanced MP3 Players is based in Musselburgh, Scotland and has recently opened a dedicated MP3 Player retail store in Edinburgh.
• Special Features: They have a "price beat" policy - if you find the same item cheaper elsewhere in the UK they will do their best to beat the price. Also available is a forum and a guide to MP3 players.
• Free Delivery
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: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: 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.
Electrical Discount UK
Headers: Vision, Imaging, Hi-Fi / Audio, Home Laundry, Dishwashers, Cooling, Cooking, Microwave Ovens, Cleaning, Household, In-Car, Accessories, New Technology
Electrical products as well as domestic appliances all by leading manufacturers. Very competitive pricing. Electrical Discount UK is based in Northgate, Blackburn, Lancashire.
• Special Features: Finance available. All products supplied by Electrical Discount UK are inclusive of 1 year parts & labour guarantee, unless stated otherwise. Extension Guarantees are 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
Field and Trek
Headers: Clothing, Equipment, Footwear, Technical Guide, Gift Vouchers
Outdoor clothing and equipment, supplying everything you would need for walking trips, camping holidays, backpacking and trekking expeditions, mountaineering & climbing, adventure racing and travel. There are also substantial discounts available for organisations buying in bulk. Founded in 1973, Field and Trek is an established mail order retailer based in Laindon, Essex, with 11 stores throughout England. Buy online or request a catalogue.
• International Deliveries Available. Contact for delivery details.
Headers: Waterproof Zone, Fleece Zone, Clothing Zone, Footwer Zone, Tent Zone, Rucksack Zone, Military Zone
Outdoor equipment, outdoor clothing and travel products such as Fleeces, Gore-Tex Jackets and Tents. Offering over 60 brands including Berghaus, The North Face, Craghoppers, Wild Country, Lifesystems and Petzl -free delivery, and no quibble returns.
Headers: In Car Technology, Bikes, Child Travel & Play, Travel & Outdoor Leisure, Car Care & Maintenance, Car Styling & Accessories, Motorbikes, Gifts
Massive selection of car related products, outdoor leisure and equipment, motorcycle accessories and workshop equipment. In addition they sell all types of bikes and cycling accessories. Plus there are lots of useful "how tos" including how to change your car tyre, change your engine oil, replace wiper blades, repair bodywork, check a car battery etc. They also have a new camping range.
• Special Features:28 day returns policy. Halfords Car Breakdown Cover - Available in 4 different packages and very competitively priced.
Headers: Tents, Tent Accessories, Sleeping Bags & Accessories, Rucksacks, Camping & Outdoor Living, Technology & Electronics, Navigation & GPS, Health & Hygiene, Bushcraft Essentials, Walking Poles & Accessories, Clothing, Footwear, Ruffwear, Ski Equipment & Clothing
The OutdoorGear website offers a wide range of clothes, footwear and equipment for campers, walkers and anyone else who enjoys the outdoor life. Stock includes tents, Garmin GPS Systems, Maglite Torches, Victorinox Penknives and Leatherman Multi Tools a large range of ski and winter clothing. OutdoorGear is based in Bournemouth.
• Special Features: 30 day returns policy
• International Deliveries Available
Packyourbags Travel Store
Headers: Accessories & Electricals, Clothing, Footwear, Outdoor Equipment, Packs & Luggage, Health & Fitness, Gift Ideas, Gift Vouchers
Not just travel accessories! Of course you can get things like luggage tags and travel adaptors, but Packyourbags also sells a wide range of accessories for skiing, snowboarding, camping, hiking and backpacking. Founded in 1980, Packyourbags is based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent (where there is a high street presence specialising in travel plannning and equipment sales) and is owned by CTT Group.
• Free Delivery on orders >£50
Headers: Marine, Diving, Clothing, Watches, Electronics, Books, Outdoor, Sunglasses
Great range of equipment for the outdoor enthusiast, whatever your hobby. From scuba diving equipment to sruvival equipment, windsurfers to binoculars. SailGB is part of the ExtremeGB group of companies, and is based in Daventry.
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.
Headers: Vision, Audio, Audio Separates, Gaming, Communication, Laundry, Dishwashers, Refrigeration, Vacuum Cleaners, Cooking, Small Appliances, Fires, Fitness Equipment
Tribal UK offers a wide range of household electrical appliances from major manufacturers. They also offer real stone fireplaces plus a very good range of fitness equipment including exercise bikes, cross trainers, air walkers, rowing machines and treadmills. Goods are delivered directly from the manufacturer. Tribal UK is based in Norwich.
• Special Features: Warranties available.
• Free Delivery - deliveries to mainland UK only