Key Benefits of Online Shopping

In these out of the ordinary times that we are all coming to terms to live with, we all want to feel as safe as we can. When it comes to shopping, there’s a lot of things that are out of our hands to help keep us safe. We can’t control everything people may have touched, we can’t control how close people stand next to us. The times of shopping at your own comfort are long gone from queuing the get into shops to wearing a mask instore. Therefore, we all should be extremely grateful that online shopping is available to us! There are many benefits of online shopping and we want to share them with you.

Why Shop Online?


This is probably the number one benefit of online shopping. You can sit in the comfort of your own home, no need to get ready, every brand is just a click away. You do not have to stand in long lines to wait to get into shops or to pay. You can get done with your shopping within minutes online. The next most important perk of online shopping is that it is open 24/7. As well as this, you are not limited to just your home town, you can shop all over the world with a click of a button.

Cheaper Products

Online shopping provides the same products with much better deals as you can compare prices easily on comparison sites. The cut down in the price is mainly because the product directly comes from the manufactures it does not involve any third person in the middle. You also can save on petrol as you don’t need to drive to the shops or pay for parking!

Did you know you can get 10% NHS discount off your shop at Morrisons? You can shop from the comfort of your own home whilst staying safe. Get your 10% off your shop here

Morrisons have made stocking up the cupboard easier with their range of Essentials Food Boxes. You can choose from mixed essentials, meat, fish, vegetarian and gluten-free boxes – with more being added every week. Check out the Morrisons food boxes here

More Variety

Shopping online gives you more variety. You can find almost every brand online with even more items that would be stocked instore. You can shop for things that are normally only available in certain countries and get them delivered to your home.

Send gives hassle-free!

Sending a gift to a loved one has never been easier, you can pick a gift online, get it wrapped and sent without you needing to move off your sofa!

No Crowds

No one likes crowds anyway but in these circumstances, we all especially don’t like them now! You don’t need to speak to anyone, touch anyone, feel under pressure to buy something when you are shopping online.

Compare Prices

Price comparisons are easier online due to the huge number of varieties available. There are hundreds of comparison websites available online for you to use to compare prices of everything! As well as this, you can also see what over customers think of a brand or product by looking at reviews left. This gives you an easy way to see if the product is what it says it is.


It is so easy to return an item, most companies send you a prepaid label, it’s more convenient to go to your nearest post office or a drop off shop than going back to the store.

Looking for some extra support? We’re here to help where we can, why not check out or NHS support page with even more offers, as well as advice and features from some of our latest blogs.

For more discounts from the biggest brands, check out our full NHS discounts list.

Remember to get access to these discounts and hundreds more, you need to be a member of Health Service Discounts and you can sign up for free today!

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