The sales rush of Black Friday has been and gone — and now it's time for Cyber Monday.

Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, with many retailers launching online-only deals just weeks before Christmas.

You can bag a bargain from the comfort of your sofa — and arrange to have your festive haul delivered in time for December 25.

Whether you're looking for a special must-have item or want to browse for Christmas gifts, we've got all the information you need to make the most of Cyber Monday today.

When is Cyber Monday?

It will take place Monday, November 28.

The event will be dedicated to bargains buys and discounts only available online. and most retailers are expected to start their sales at midnight.

What is it?

It is the online equivalent to Black Friday - while the former is in stores and online - Cyber Monday is only available online.

Even though there's more shops for you to choose if an item is low in stock - or high in demand - you'll be competing with thousands of other people to get your hands on it.

If you are planning on buying a specific item - for example a new laptop or phone - plan the sites you're going to keep an eye on and purchase it as soon as you find the right deal to avoid disappointment.


Where will the best deals be?

Online retail giants Amazon will be taking part in Cyber Monday but is keeping tight lipped about items on sale. In the past there has been cut prices on gadgets, books, technology, beauty and more.

In the past GAME has had deals on consoles and video games - offers on FIFA 17 and PS4 Slim could be a possibility this year.

John Lewis will have offers on electrical items, kitchen and dining, beauty and fragrances as well as toys. Expect to nab some bargains on clothes and fashion too. The department store is holding sales from Black Friday up to Cyber Monday - so expect four days of slashed prices.

Argos will be rolling out same day delivery so your order will be with you by the end of the day. You could also go and collect the items in store the same day as purchase. Place your orders before 6pm to get your packages on the same day. The service is available weekdays and weekends. This year the retailers extended its sales to a ten day bonanza which comes to an end on November, 28. Expect deals on electronics, furniture and toys.

Currys and PC World is having a ten day sales event which will end on Cyber Monday. There are currently sales on PS4 Slim, Hotpoint washing machines, Dyson vacuums, TVs, printers and more.

Debenhams confirmed it will be taking part with exclusive deals on womenswear, menswear and home.

What kinds of products can I get discounts on?

In short the answer is all sorts. Popular items are usually gadgets, laptops, TVs, mobiles and other technology.

But you can expect deals across the board from washing machines, fridges, perfumes, make up products, toys and more.

With so many retailers taking part, including department stores, you'll be able to get your hands on a wide range of goodies.