Posted 24th Oct 2022
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As it gears up towards Christmas, ans many buying earlier this year, due to the cost of living, retailers are starting to announce their Christmas returns earlier than usual and many want the sale their end. e.g it was the first time John Lewis has done this in September. Some already have good return polices also.

I'd thought i'd spend some time researching and compiling a list of those dates from retailers as/when i see them, see below. All should have a link to their returns page and how to submit this.

Please note, some items are likely to be excluded from returns, e.g if underwear is tried on (understandably) so keep an eye out for any exclusions

If you spot any retailers, i haven't added, please do tag me in, and i'll review/look to add in. Thank you!



adidas - Currently adidas offer exchanges and refunds within 60 days (May change nearer Christmas)

Abercombie - Holiday Return Policy: With the original receipt, invoice, or order confirmation, merchandise purchased between November 1 and December 31 may be returned for a full refund of the purchase price in the original form of payment through January 31 the following year. (Exclusions apply)

Amazon - From Oct 11th - December 25th, most items can be returned up until 31st January 2023

American Golf - Goods purchased between Monday 17th October 2022 and Saturday 24th December 2022 can be returned for an exchange, or for a credit in the form of a gift card up to close of business Tuesday 31st January 2023.

Apple UK - Items purchased at the Apple Online Store that are received between 4 November 2022 and 25 December 2022 may be returned up to 8 January 2023. Please note that all other terms and conditions provided in the Apple Online Store Sales and Refunds Policy are still applicable with respect to such items purchased. Items purchased using network provider financing are not eligible for extended returns and are subject to the Standard Return Policy. All purchases made after 25 December 2022 are subject to the Standard Return Policy.

Argos - For a little more peace of mind this Christmas, items purchased from Wednesday 28 September through to Sunday 25 December can be returned right up to Tuesday 31 January.

Asda George - Products from George Clothing and George Home can be returned up to 100 days from when they were purchased.

ASOS - We’ve extended our returns policy for Christmas 2022. Orders placed from 14 November 2022 – 24 December 2022 can be returned up until 24 January 2023, for a full refund back to your original payment method. Orders placed after 24 December 2022 are subject to our returns policy

B&M - Christmas returns will run from October 1 and will run until January 31, 2023. Customers simply need to return the item with proof of purchase and in its original condition. If a shoppers does not have either a receipt or credit card statement) they may not get a refund.

B&Q - We want you to be delighted with your products but if you do change your mind, you can return your purchase in its original condition within 90 days. Some exclusions so apply, so worth reading up on them.

Boots - For shoppers who bought a gift from Boots and got a gift receipt at the checkout, you have until January 31, 2023 to return the item. You can get an exchange or credit onto a Boots Gift Card. For all refunds with the original till receipt, the returns policy of 35 days remains the same.

Boux Avenue - Any purchase made after Tuesday 20th October 2020 may be returned anytime before Monday 19th January 2021. Items you wish to return must be unworn, and sent back to us with your receipt, along with the original tags and packaging*. Once we have received this, we can start the returns process. If you have a gift receipt you will be offered an exchange or a Boux Avenue gift card.

Burton - Orders placed between 16th Nov 22 and 15th Dec 22 are eligible for an extended return period of 45 days. Any orders placed from 16th Dec 22 onwards are eligible for 28 days only. More info

*Please note there are a few Boux Avenue items which, unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on, unless the product is unopened and in a saleable condition. This is simply for hygiene reasons – we hope you understand., A list of these items can be found here

Carphone Warehouse - TBA

Clarks - We’ve extended our returns period for the festive season. Purchases made between 14th November – 25th December 2022 may be returned up until 31st January 2023 for a full refund or exchange.

Coast UK - Orders placed between 16th Nov and 15th Dec 22nd have an extended returns period of 45 days.

Converse - TBA

Costco - We are pleased to offer what we believe is one of the best return policies in the industry, depending on what you buy, different date ranges, and exclusions, may apply.

Crew Clothing - To give you greater peace of mind for Christmas gifts, purchases made from 30th September 2022 can also be returned until 22nd January 2023, or within 3 months, whichever is longer

Currys - For purchases made between the 26th Octoberand Friday 24th December, 2022, You can return products up until 14th January

Dr. Martens - We have extended our returns period. All online purchases made between 5th November and 24th December can be returned up until 31st January.

Dunlem - We've extended our returns policy for Christmas. Anything purchased between the 1st October - 24th December 2022 can be returned or exchanged until 28th January 2023. Please note that all refunds will be made back to the original tender type. For your protection, refunds to credit or debit cards will only be processed if the cardholder is present.

Ebay - To ensure all of our members have a great experience on eBay, most purchases are covered under the eBay Money Back Guarantee. For all the details of how eBay Money Back Guarantee works – what's covered, what's excluded, and what buyers and sellers need to do – please read our full policy.

Evans Cycles - We are happy to offer an exchange or credit note for items purchased after Monday 31st October 2022 returned unworn and in perfect saleable condition within its original packaging until Sunday 8th January 2023. Refunds will only be offered in accordance with your statutory rights (which remain unaffected). Please retain the receipt as proof of purchase.

Express Trainers - Buy in advance of the big day and be safe in the knowledge that you can return your purchase up to 31st January 2022. This offer applies to goods purchased from the 1st October 2021 to 31st December 2021. All goods must be unworn and still in the same perfect condition as they were delivered to you.

FootAsylum - Any purchases made from the 26th October, up to and including the 24th December, will be covered under our extended Christmas returns policy.

Foot Locker - TBA

Fred Perry - Any item bought from 26th September to the 11th December 2022 will be valid for a full refund or exchange* until 8th January 2023 under the following conditions: Goods returned must be unworn, in a saleable condition , tickets intact with a valid proof of purchase.

Fossil - Purchases made between the 1st November and 26th December 2022 in our Fossil Online Shop and in Fossil stores can be returned until 31st January 2023. If your order was placed before the 1st November or after 26th December 2022, our standard 30 day returns period applies.

G-Shock - Banner states on-site ''RETURNS OVER CHRISTMAS PERIOD EXTENDED TO 27TH JANUARY 2023''

GAME - TBA

GHD - Orders placed between Saturday 1st October and Saturday 24th December 2022 may be returned up until Saturday 14th January 2023. Please note that personalised items cannot be returned.

Google Store - Our extended return policy starts November 17, 2022 with the same easy return process at no charge. All purchases made November 17, 2022, through December 24, 2022, can start a return through January 15, 2023. (See link for full terms)

Goldsmiths - We will be happy to exchange or refund purchases made from Monday 17th October 2022 up until Friday 6th January 2023, on the presentation of the unused goods in the original packaging (with no alterations made) and the guarantee accompanied by the till receipt or proof of purchase.

GuitarGuitar - unwanted gifts which are bought between the 1st October 2022 & 24th December 2022 (inclusive) can be exchanged for another product up to and including Tuesday 31st January 2023.

Gymshark - Purchases made between 1st October 2022 and 1st January 2023 can be returned or exchanged up until 31st January 2023 following our extended returns policy. Purchases made from 2nd January 2023 onwards will have 30 days to return following our usual returns policy.

H&M - Orders placed between 14/10/2022 - 03/01/2023 can be returned until 31st of January, 2023.

Halfords - Items purchased as a gift from 27th September to 24th December 2022 can be returned until 31st January 2023.

Homebase - TBA

Hamleys - We are pleased to offer our customers a up to a 90 day peace of mind guarantee on purchases made with Hamleys within the UK. We will honour a refund for unwanted toys returned within 60 days and exchanges 90 days.

HMV - We've extended our Christmas returns policy for the Christmas period to offer you more flexibility with your purchase. You can refund or exchange items bought in an hmv store any time in November and December 2022 right up until Tuesday 31st January 2023.

We do ask that you return any products unopened, unused/unworn and in perfect condition with the original receipt. Some exclusions apply including, but not limited to, HMV & FOPP gift cards.

House of Fraser - We are happy to offer an exchange or credit note for items purchased after Monday 31st October 2022 returned unworn and in perfect saleable condition within its original packaging until Sunday 8th January 2023. Refunds will only be offered in accordance with your statutory rights (which remain unaffected). Please retain the receipt as proof of purchase.

H Samuel - Purchases made between Saturday 1st October to Saturday 24th December 2022 inclusive can be returned for an exchange or refund up to and including Tuesday 24th January 2023.

Huawei - TBA

Hugo Boss - You have 60 days from the date of delivery to return your item(s). Merchandise that is unworn, unwashed and unused with original labels attached, qualify for a return.

Hush UK - Any items purchased as a gift between Monday 17th October 2022 - Saturday 24th December 2022 can be returned to us for a refund or exchange until Friday 20th January 2023. Please note that our receipts don't have prices on them, so are gift-friendly

IKEA - you can return any unopened IKEA product within 365 days, for a full refund, no matter the time of year.

Jacamo - To give peace of mind over the festive period we have extended our returns! Anything purchased after the 1st November can be returned up to the 13th January.

JD Sports - Need more time over Christmas to return items. From Monday 1st November to Sunday 23rd January you can return your items for a refund or exchange as long as you have valid proof of purchase.

John Lewis - Is allowing customers to buy now and still exchange or return unwanted gifts after the Christmas season, until 28 January.

Jojo maman bebe - We have extended our return policy. You can return any unsuitable purchases made between 13 October and 24 December 2022, online or in-store, until 28 January 2023.

Jura Watches - In addition to our 30 day returns policy all items purchased from 1st October 2022 may now be returned for either an exchange or full refund up until January 14th 2023. Standard terms apply.

Lenovo - Whatever you buy on Lenovo.co.uk from 08th November 2022 – you can return it until 31st January 2023 thanks to our extended return period

Levi's - To provide the best possible customer service we have even extended our returns period for Levi.com to 90 days. Any returns and exchanges that you send to us are free of charge (see link for options)

Mac Cosmetics - Please note products purchased between 1st of November 2022 and 24th of December 2022 with a valid receipt can be returned or exchanged up to January 31st 2023. Products excluded from this are: Gift cards, Booking Fees, Personalised goods, Services

MandM Direct - For orders made on or after the 1st of September 2022 we're offering an extended Christmas returns policy. You'll have until the 15th of January 2023 to return your goods. For orders made outside this time, you'll have 28 days to return any unwanted items to us.

Marks and Spencer - To help you shop with confidence this season, we’ve extended our usual limit for returns. Any purchases made online or in store between 13 October and 24 December 2022 can be returned up until 28 January 2023. For purchases made from 25 December onwards, our normal refund policy will apply.

Matalan - Items bought between 1st October and 24th December 2022 can be returned with your receipt until 14th January 2023 for a refund or exchange.

Microsoft UK - Change of mind? Send your holiday purchase back for free through January 31, 2023

New Look - Any unwanted gifts purchased between 31st October 2022 and 9th December 2022 can be returned until 6th January 2023 with a valid order number/dispatch note. This policy applies to all items purchased, whether full-priced, promotion or sale.

NEXT - TBA

Nike - TBA

Office - Any items purchased on our website between 1st of November 2022 and 11th of December 2022 will have up to and including the 8th of January 2023 to be returned to us. Any items purchased after the 11th of December, will fall within our standard online returns policy. Items must be unworn and in their original condition and packaging. Items must be accompanied by valid proof of purchase.

Pandora - During the Christmas period, any full price products purchased from 01.11.22 can be returned and exchanged until 15.01.23. Outlet stores and sale items not included.

Primark - Products purchased on or after 12th October 2021 can be returned for a refund or exchange , provided the item is returned in a saleable condition with an original receipt until 31st January 2022.

Puma - TBA

QVC - We've extended our money back guarantee until 31st January 2023 so you can return or exchange unwanted gifts bought on or after the 2nd October, giving you one less thing to worry about in the run up to the big day.

Reebok - Currently Rebook offer exchanges and refunds within 60 days (May change nearer Christmas)

River Island - We’ve extended our returns policy so that you can have confidence shopping with us early for Christmas. In addition to our standard returns policy, all online and in-store purchases from the 26th October can be returned for a refund to a gift card up until the 14th January.

Schuh - We hope you love your new schuh purchase. If you’re unhappy with the goods for any reason, please return your item to us with your receipt. We’re happy to offer a refund or exchange on unused items returned within 365 days.

Shark - TBA

shopDisney - TBA

Smyths Toys - We've extended our unwanted returns policy for Christmas. Items purchased from 5th September 2022 can be returned until 31st January 2023.

Sports Direct - We are happy to offer an exchange or credit note for items purchased after Monday 31st October 2022 returned unworn and in perfect saleable condition within its original packaging until Sunday 8th January 2023. Refunds will only be offered in accordance with your statutory rights (which remain unaffected). Please retain the receipt as proof of purchase.

Sunglasses2u - From the 13th October 2022 right up until 13th January 2023.

Ted Baker - Any items purchased online between October 20th and December 24th can be returned to our Online Returns Department for a refund up to and including January 2th 2023. For more information on returns click here

Tesco - To help at this busy time we’re extending our normal 30-day returns policy. Any gifts you buy between 1st October and 24th December 2022 may be returned until 31 January 2023.

The White Company - We have extended our returns policy for Christmas. Returns or exchanges for purchases made between 12th October and 24th December 2022 will be accepted until 31st January 2023. Our outlet stores will accept exchanges only, and this policy does not extend to our concessions, which will follow the policy of their host stores.

The North Face - In light of the current global situation we have extended our returns policy to 60 days on all orders.

The Body Shop - We believe strongly in our products and their quality, but if for any reason you are not satisfied, you can return the items for a full refund within 45 days of the date of purchase with your receipt. (See link for full info)

Tiffany.co.uk - Purchases made in stand-alone stores, on Tiffany.co.uk or over the phone between 1 November - 24 December 2022 will be eligible for complimentary returns until 31st January 2023. Purchases made after 24th December 2022 will carry a standard 30-day return policy unless stated otherwise.

To return your order, simply visit Returns to print out a shipping label and then arrange for a collection or alternatively drop off your package at the nearest UPS location. Kindly note that Tiffany & Co. does not accept exchanges or refunds on personalised items. Additionally, please note that “Online Only” items cannot be returned to stores.

TK Maxx - Items purchased from 29th September to 24th January as Christmas gifts can be exchanged for either goods or a Gift Card to the same value. If you'd like a refund simply return the item within 28 days of the date of purchase, along with a full receipt and original payment method

Tommy Hilfiger - Your online order can be returned within 120 days. We’ll take the date on your receipt as a starting point. You can also return your items to a selected store* within 120 days after receiving your parcel.

Tu clothing - All purchases made between Wednesday 28th September and Sunday 1st January 2023 are eligible for our extended Christmas returns period, meaning you have until Tuesday 31st January 2023 to return your items.

Urban Outfitters - We are extending our returns policy, all orders placed between 17th November 2022 and 24th December 2022 inclusive are eligible for refund and exchanges until 31st January 2023.

Vans - TBA

Very.co.uk - Christmas Gifts: we've extended our 28 day approval guarantee so you can return any unused gifts bought between Saturday 1st October & Sunday 11th December. Please return them to us by Monday 9th January 2023. All the usual approval guarantee conditions apply.

Watches2u - We are offering extended returns for the festive period! You now have more time to get ahead with Christmas gifting or return unwanted gifts. All items ordered on or after the 13th October 2022 can be returned until 13th January 2023.

Waterstones - We understand that you may need to return or exchange an item bought as a Christmas gift, beyond our usual 60-day returns period. For this reason, we apply an extended returns period at this time of year: these items can be returned until the end of January.

Wiggle - If you receive an order and find you have changed your mind or the item just isn’t right for you, don’t worry. Goods can be returned for a refund within 365 days from the date of purchase (Exclusions apply)

W.H Smith - Goods purchased during November and December can be returned up to 30 days after Christmas Day. Customers must return items to store or by post by the end of day Tuesday 24th January 2023. All standard return policy requirements apply - a valid receipt or gift receipt will be required. This policy is valid for all stores and online purchases that would normally be included in our returns policy.

Zavvi - We have extended our normal returns policy for the Christmas period. Any item bought between 1st November and 24th December 2022 can be returned up until 16th January 2023.




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    I've had an online chat with Amazon to ask if/when the UK returns window will change like the US one. The person I spoke to said it was already extended, but they couldn't say if/when the help pages would be updated

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    This is really helpful! Thank you!
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    Apple have had one normally but nothing announced yet.
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    Added 🙏
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    No mention of Amazon UK? The longstanding annual Amazon extended Christmas returns policy is still referenced for marketplace sales at archive.ph/2PqRl, but no Christmas 2022 dates identification and no immediately obvious mention elsewhere for 2022.

    Amazon US openly states its extended Christmas 2022 returns policy at archive.ph/F9Qdl
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    Not as yet, was awaiting an update from Amazon UK. Strange US had it though :/
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    Lenovo UK store where all items are exclusively sold by Digital River UK or Digital River Ireland depending what DR feels like at the time of sale, but definitely not sold by Lenovo?
    DR of any flavour doesn't respect statutory CRA so highly questionable that DRx will acknowledge or respect any voluntary extended return period.

    Generally be very wary when throwing money at (Lenovo UK store) DRx, best to pay via credit to bypass DRx trauma.
    Are (Lenovo UK store) DRx deals even permitted on HUKD anymore? uk.trustpilot.com/rev…com
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    Yes, they're currently permitted but will flag to see if any members have had issues. Thank you
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    Thanks for this. Really helpful. The date on Ted Baker needs updating, it’s the 24th January not 2nd January. 😃 (edited)
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    Surprised there’s nothing for Amazon (yet). In the US their extended returns has been live since the start of October.
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    Yeah, little odd but hopefully something shortly!
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    Just been on amazon chat and the advisor confirmed nothing has been announced yet regarding uk extended returns. I would remove the information from the description as some people won’t check and may be disappointed.
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    I think Nike.might be wrong. That seems to be for the US store only, not the UK?
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    Will check, thanks
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