Great Christmas gifts for compers to buy

Are you wondering what to put on your Christmas list this year – or what to buy for family and friends? There are several ‘purchase necessary’ promotions around at the moment that would make great Christmas presents. With most of them you can keep the receipt, order number or neck collar to enter the competition yourself – then gift the product! With golden ticket comps, you probably want to ask for the gift yourself to make sure you’re the lucky winner if you do find a ticket! 

I enjoy entering purchase-necessary promotions because they tend to get far fewer entries than free prize draws, meaning they are easier to win! If you enjoy this type of competition, check my tips for winning on-pack promotions and my Compers Shopping List too. 

You might also like my round up of Advent Calendars that give you the chance to win prizes too!

Here’s my top Christmas picks…

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Celebrations 

Tesco have a great opportunity to win £10,000 cash (or one of fifty runners up prizes of £100) when you buy any pack of Celebrations (Celebrations Tub 650g, Celebrations Pouch 370g, Celebrations Carton 240g, Celebrations Centerpiece gift box 385g). 

To enter, make your purchase then text the keyword CELEBRATE followed by a space, and your name and postcode to 60110 – you will receive a reply with a link to upload a photo of your receipt. T&Cs are here – enter before 14 December 2021. 

(check out the rest of the current Tesco Competitions too!)

Lego Marvel sets

Spend £25 or more in one transaction on LEGO Marvel products at Argos (in store or online), and you’ll have the chance to instantly win a trip to Disneyland Paris, or Marvel games and baseball caps. There’s also prizes of free activities including martial arts, laser tag, and sports sessions. If the Disneyland prize isn’t won instantly, it will be awarded in a prize draw from all entries. 

To enter, upload a copy of your receipt at www.argos-super-reward.co.uk before 5 January 2022.

LG Earbuds

Buy a pair of LG earbuds (valid models are UFP9 | UFP8 | UFP5 | FN7 | FN6 | FN5U | FN4) from LG.com/uk, Currys, John Lewis, Very, AO, Argos, or Amazon for a chance to win one of fifty packages worth over £3,000! Each winner will get a LG OLED C1 65 inch TV, LG SP8 sound bar, LG PL7 portable speaker and LG RP4 360 speaker.

To enter, register your purchase by completing the entry form at www.lgearbudspromo.com before 2 February 2022.


Aldi Dairyfine Chocolate

Buy a flashed bar of Dairyfine chocolate at Aldi (£4.99 for an 800g bar) and you might be one of the 25 lucky customers to find a golden ticket inside! Five are worth £10,000 each and twenty are worth £5,000.

If you find a ticket, claim your prize at aldi.co.uk/goldengiveaway before 24 January 2022.


M&S Snow Globe Gin Liqueur

Order a beautiful bottle of M&S Snow Globe Gin Liqueur from Ocado and you’ll automatically go into a prize draw to win a year of M&S shopping from Ocado (£1,000 of products). It comes in 4 flavours – blood orange, clementine, spiced sugar plum and cherry blossom –  and costs £20

Find out more at Ocado.com – place your order before 30 November 2021.


The Secret World of Stargazing

Pre-order ‘The Secret World of Stargazing’ book and you can enter to win a pair of binoculars. Upload your receipt at Yellow Kite Books website – enter by 24 November 2021.


Dr Paw Paw gift sets

Pick up any Dr Paw Paw gift set (currently 1/3 off) at Waitrose and you have the chance to find a golden ticket inside. Five ticket winners get a £500 holiday voucher – if you find one, send a photo of the ticket along with your receipt to info@drpawpaw.com.

Check T&Cs at DrPawPaw.com – last date for claims is 31 December 2021.



Candy Kittens Gourmies

Who wouldn’t want to find sweeties in their stocking on Christmas morning? Buy any Candy Kittens Gourmies product at a participating Sainsbury’s store and you could win a luxury ‘Italian staycation’ in London.

To enter, upload a photo of your receipt at candykittens.co.uk before 30 November 2021.

ALSO! Buy any product on the Candy Kittens website for a chance to win a year of CK sweets if you find a golden ticket in your order!


National Garden Gift Vouchers

I bet there’s someone in your family that would love a Garden Gift voucher for Christmas! Make any voucher purchase and you’ll automatically go into a draw to win a £200 Fortnum & Mason hamper.

Order your vouchers on the National Garden Gift Voucher website before 30 November 2021.


BOSH! cookbook

Books are always a lovely gift, and if you order the new BOSH! cookbook Bosh! on a Budget from Waterstone’s, you’ll be entered in a prize draw to win a special cook-along hosted by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby in January.

Pre-order BOSH! On A Budget here by 8 December 2021


Airwick Fragrances

Candles or diffusers make a nice Christmas gift for family members! Buy any Airwick product from Poundland and then text SANTA to 85100 for your chance to win one of five £500 cash prizes. Keep hold of your receipt!

Check out the details here – and get your entries in before 31 December 2021.


Russian Standard Vodka

How about making up a cocktail set as a gift? Buy Russian Standard vodka (any size bottle) from any supermarket for the chance to win £1000 John Lewis vouchers every week!
Upload a photo of your receipt at www.russianstandardwin.com before 23 January 2022


Tag Heuer Watch

Feeling extravagant? Buy a gift of a Tag Heuer watch from Beaverbrooks, and you can win a Porsche driving experience at Silverstone. Prices start at a whopping £1,000! There will be 12 winners, 6 chosen from online purchases and 6 from in-store purchases.

Competition details are here – order your watch before 23 December 2021.


Cadbury Roses

It wouldn’t be Christmas without tucking into a tin of choccies with the family on Boxing Day! Buy a tin of Cadbury Roses chocolates at Waitrose, then complete your receipt or order number on the entry form and you’ll go into a prize draw to win a 2 night trip to London for 2, with afternoon tea, travel money and £500 towards food and expenses. 20 runners up will win a Cath Kidston hamper.

Enter your receipt number at www.waitrose.com before 28 December 2021


Quality Street

If Quality Street are your Christmas choccies of choice, buy TWO 900g tins from the Iceland website and you’ll automatically go into a draw to win one of 8 prizes: 1 x £500, 2 x £250 and 5 x £100 worth of Iceland Vouchers. T&Cs are here (click the Competitions tab)

Buy Quality Street here before 21 November 2021

…or you can buy Quality Street at Sainsbury’s for a chance to win one of 25 personalised tins – find out more here


Stanley Tools

Let’s face it, who wouldn’t get excited about finding a new screwdriver or tape measure under the Christmas tree? Buy any Stanley hand tool and upload a photo of your proof of purchase for the chance to win one of 30 tech packages, including a Sony 55 inch TV, iPad and Airpods! 

Buy before 17 November – and enter here before 24 November 2021. 


Campo Viejo Wine

It’s a good idea to have a couple of emergency bottles of wine put aside for those last minute gifts, or when you’re invited to a neighbour’s for Christmas drinks! Win a £10,000 dream holiday, or one of 1000 hampers, when you buy Campo Viejo wine at Tesco, One Stop, Premier, Budgens, Londis, or Family Shopper. Enter the code from the promotional neck collar online for your chance to win a hamper instantly! The dream holiday winner is chosen in a prize draw from all entries.

Enter at www.winwithcampoviejo.co.uk before 30 November 2021.


Jaffa Cakes Pole

Look out for promotional Jaffa Cakes poles in the shops – three of them contain lucky golden packs. If you find one, you’ve won a trip to Lapland or one of two £1000 prizes – so this is definitely a present to give your closest family members, to ensure they take you if they win!

Even if you don’t find a golden pack, head to jaffachristmas.com and you can still play the game for a chance to win prizes instantly.

Buy your Jaffa Cakes Pole and enter before 30 January 2022.


If you decide to buy any of these products, don’t forget to check cashback websites and apps for deals before you spend your cash.

Finally, if you’re looking for a gift for a fellow comper, check out my post Essential Reading for Compers which gives some great book suggestions!

Let me know in the comments if you’ve spotted any more win-win Christmas gifts!

2 Responses

  1. Claire Simmonds says:

    Had a look at the Candy Kittens Gourmies Sainsburys comp in more detail, and it looks like the prize is a one night stay in a London hotel with an Italian name – Baglioni’s!

    • Di says:

      Yes, you’re right! ‘5* Italian staycation’ is a rather weird way to advertise the prize isn’t it? I feel like it should be ‘Win a luxury Italian-themed stay in London’!!

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