The UK Christmas spending spree
Mums and dads across the country are set to spend an average of £800 over the festive season this year, and approximately £259 of this will be going on buying presents for their children. However, a third of parents are likely to rely on their credit cards to cover part of this cost, despite some still paying off last Christmas.
We’ve taken a look at how Christmas spending is set to shape up across the country, comparing how much parents are likely to spend overall and how many will be crunching their credit cards to fund the silly season.
To find out how the spending habits of parents in your local city rival those across other parts of the nation this Christmas, click on the hotspots on our interactive map below.