There’s a week to go until Easter, and all the major supermarkets are filled with Easter eggs and chocolate treats.
From own-brand ranges to classic Cadbury and Nestle favourites, the major retailers are fighting it out with budget brands to win over shoppers.
If you’re looking to stock up on cheap eggs before the rush, we have you covered with our breakdown of all the key supermarket Easter egg deals you can pick up whilst doing your weekly grocery shop.
We’ve already spotted dozens of deals including multi-buy offers from Tesco and Asda on large sized chocolate eggs.
TopCashback is offering new and existing members £2 off any Easter eggs that cost £4 or more from any UK supermarkets. The handy deal is valid from today (April 7) to April 14.
Just buy your egg, take a picture of your receipt and upload to the cashback website, and then wait for your £2 to be put into your account.
How to redeem:
- Purchase your Easter egg for £4 or more from any UK supermarket.
- Sign up to TopCashback for free and download the smartphone app
- Click on ‘in-store’ cashback, and then the ‘Snap & Save’ icon and find the deal.
- Take a picture of the receipt, showing the product items, retailer name, receipt number, plus date/time of purchase and upload it to the app.
- Once receipts have been submitted, cashback will be reimbursed to your TopCashback account within seven working days.
How to save on Easter eggs
We’ve enlisted the help of top UK deals site, HotUKDeals.com, to get some no nonsense top tips on how to save on sweet treats for the entire family this Easter. A must read for serious bargain hunters looking to pick up some extra savings.
1. Check discount stores for high-end brands
If you’re looking for deals on high-end branded Easter eggs check your local discount stores first.
Last year the hottest Easter egg deal, as voted by the members of HotUKDeals, was for a Ferrero Rocher Easter egg that cost just £2.49 in Home Bargains, compared to £6.50 for the same egg at Debenhams.
This year value for money store Wilko currently has a variety of large branded Easter eggs on sale for £2.50, reduced from £4.00.
2. Don’t pay over the odds for ‘free from’ Easter Eggs
Last year the deals site featured deals at Holland and Barrett that included buy one get one half price on dairy free Easter eggs. Savvy shoppers were also able to wangle free delivery by ordering online too.
This year a number of major supermarkets are also jumping on the free from bandwagon, offering alternative options as part of the full Easter egg ranges.
Asda have selected ‘free from’ eggs priced from £3, whilst Sainsbury’s have their own brand collection of ‘free from’ eggs from £2.50.
3. Pick up your eggs with your supermarket shop
If you’re looking for popular branded Easter eggs, and you’re looking for convenience, get your Easter eggs whilst getting your food shopping.
Over the last two years, Easter egg offers at Tesco were voted as some of the hottest for 2015 and 2016, by the members of HotUKDeals.
This year, members of deals site have already spotted that ASDA has Thornton’s Fruit Collection Chocolate Easter Egg 226g as part of their 3 for £10 offer on selected eggs, and you can currently get two for £5.00 on large Easter eggs at Iceland.
4. Check for codes
Always check for codes on yours or your loved one’s favourite chocolate brands to see if you can get a better deal.
Two weeks before Easter 2016, Hotel Chocolat offered 15% off with an exclusive discount code. Combining discount codes with other offers (where possible) can add further savings to your shop – and who doesn’t love a double discount?!
Regularly check HotUKDeals.com and other voucher code sites for the latest offers before you shop to scout out the best deals.
5. Buy on or after Easter
If you can wait, the best deals on Easter eggs are to be found on or after Easter. Last year some of the hottest post-Easter egg deals were for Waitrose with members of HotUKDeals posting a heads-up for 90% off Easter eggs including five Cadbury Crème Eggs for 20p, 12 for 40p, small Easter eggs for 15p and medium sized ones for 40p.
On the same day, another member posted that Sainsbury’s had 70% off Easter chocolate while Thorntons had Easter eggs in store for just £1.
Top supermarket Easter egg deals
Wondering which stores are offering the best value for your money? Read on for our deals rundown of deals that can save you a few bob ahead of Easter Sunday.
Morrisons: 3 for £10 on selected eggs
The supermarket has three for £10 across any of its larger eggs, which start from £4 and includes favourites like Cadbury’s Celebrations and Mini Eggs Mars, and for the little ones, Despicable Me and Trolls themed eggs.
Tesco: 2 for £6
The supermarket giant has a range of Easter egg deals including two for £6 on selected branded eggs, which features Nestle’s popular Kit Kat and Aero ones alongside Cadbury’s classic Creme Egg and Mini Eggs.
Elsewhere there’s £5 off luxury Lindt eggs, now £10, and two for £5 on small Lindt bunnies, small Kinder Surprise egg packs and Malteser gift packs.
Sainsburys: £1 own brand eggs
Sainsbury’s is once again launching it’s wallet-friendly £1 own brand Easter eggs – which offers great value for money on q medium in size. As well as a milk chocolate egg, you can choose from chocolate caramels, jelly beans, rainbow buttons and even gummy mix.
Asda: 3 for £10 on large eggs
It’s a 3 for £10 bonanza at Asda this Easter – with the supermarket chain offering the multi buy savings across its full range.
If you’re buying for a number of people and want to save cash the Asda also have a number of smaller eggs for £3 or less – and the offer even includes premium brands like Thorntons and Lindt.
Iceland: 2 for £5
Get two large or medium sized eggs for a fiver at budget supermarket Iceland this Easter – the deal includes a wide range of popular brands from Quality Street to Galaxy and Celebrations.
The chain also has a wide range of smaller sized eggs from £1.
Waitrose: 2 for £6 or 3 for £10
Upmarket chain Waitrose has two for £6 on selected medium eggs.
Fans of Nestle can pick up three for £10 on selected medium eggs and two for £10 on larger eggsincluding Kit Kat and Yorkie brands.
There’s also two for £10 on premium Green & Blacks eggs, and for the kids pick up two for £5 on selected themed eggs.
Aldi: Eggs from 75p
Budget supermarket Aldi is offering some of the lowest prices we’ve seen on eggs so far. Their Dairyfine own brand collection starts from just 75p, and larger branded eggs are priced from £2.49.
But as you can only buy in store we’d advise you to get in their early to snap up the best bargains.
Lidl: 2 for £6
Lidl’s deluxe own brand eggs are two for £6 and includes flavours like Fudge Feast and Eton Mess for those who plan on indulging their sweet tooth on Easter Sunday.
The chain also have a number of budget Easter treats that cost between 79p and £2.99, and includes mini eggs, chocolate bunnies and dipping eggs.