There are so many places to look for bargains and here are a few more that you may not have thought of.

We all know the popular sites like Amazon and eBay are the go-to sites for most people looking to find deals but a not so popular option is classified sites. While there may be slightly more risk involved with these sites, if you want to look for bargains, I would definitely include these in your search. Here are some of our favourites.


Gumtree is the UK’s number one classifieds site, spanning the entire length and breadth of the country. With nearly a million new ads on the site each week, plus around 8 million visitors each month, Gumtree is the go-to place for everything from iPhones to cars, jobs to flats.

Pre Loved

Preloved is a fun and friendly alternative to other more anonymous classified ads and selling sites. The site has over 6 million registered members, buying and selling every week in over 500 categories.


The Friday-Ad brand was born in 1975 with the launch in Sussex of the UK’s first free classified paper. From the start, the company was driven by the idea of bringing together buyers and sellers in a simple, low-cost way. launched in 1994 and soon developed into one of the UK’s leading classified websites. Today over 362,000 ads are placed online each week, attracting a total of 2.3 million visitors per year.

Viva Street

Vivastreet offers users a simple and sociable shopping and selling experience through its extensive choice of adverts. These range from buying and selling services, properties, cars, events, pets, friendships, love and much more, all in their local area. Vivastreet operates across Europe, Latin America, North America, North Africa and Australasia – in total 19 countries across the world.


Locanto is a free worldwide classifieds website that helps you with all your local needs. It also offers free local trading in over 60 countries. The Locanto website is available in 5 languages and is being operated by a small team of classifieds enthusiasts.

UK Classifieds

UK Classifieds is another great place to look for bargains. It has been around for over 12 years and has thousands of new ads for products going up each week.

These sites should definitely keep you busy with your bargain hunting. Be sure to check out our post on how to be safe when shopping on classified ad sites as well so you can avoid any unpleasant experiences when you look for bargains.

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