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Sophie Buchan

The best dates to buy an air fryer and which to avoid, according to experts

The cost of living has soared in recent times with many households across the UK cutting back in a bid to save money.

And one product that is selling fast due to the current climate is air fryers. They cost less to run than normal ovens, and can be unplugged, saving money in the background as well.

This comes as many people are opting to switch to the kitchen gadget rather than using their oven to save money.

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According to Google trends data, searches for air fryers are up by 300 per cent as people are opting for appliances that cost less to run.

This prompted one of Europe’s leading price comparison sites, to delve into its price history data to help Brits save even more money by revealing the best time to purchase an air fryer between now and Christmas.

So when is the best time to buy? Here's what they had to say.

The best and worst dates to buy an air fryer before Christmas

Experts at have said that the best date to buy an air fryer this year is November 25 should you wish to buy it for yourself or as a Christmas gift. And as it just so happens, this date also marks Black Friday 2022.

Data shows that the worst time to buy an air fryer is between the end of October to early November as prices have risen by 55% in the last 6 months to an average of £233.00 due to popular demand. Shoppers are better off waiting until the 15 – 25th of November, particularly around Black Friday where shoppers can expect discounts and deals with big savings of up to £100.


Best Time to Buy Air Fryer

Highest Price (Last 12 Months)

Worst Time to Buy Air Fryer

Price Today

Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 SmartLid Multi-Cooker

25th November


20th October


Breville Halo VDF126

23rd September


9th November


Philips HD9650/99 Viva Collection Airfryer XXL

24th November


9th November


Katy Phillips, brand and communications manager at idealo commented: “We have seen a massive increase in the popularity of air fryers due to the cost-of-living crisis and convenience of cooking meals.

"With Black Friday approaching hopefully our data will encourage shoppers to buy. Using our price history data, you can see that it’s always best to set price alerts and compare prices to find the best deal before buying.”

You can checkout the Ninja product here, the Breville fryer here or the Phillips air fryer here.


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