Drone flying is very literally on the rise, with an influx of affordable, easy-to-control devices making the hobby increasingly accessible. From compact fliers to professional remote-control cameras, there’s never been a better time to rise above street level with a drone.
We’ve searched the skies – and the internet – for the very best deals on drones around the Black Friday period. Whether you’re a seasoned operator or a first-time flyer looking for an airborne selfie, we’ve surfaced a selection of the best drone deals available right now. Remember to check back regularly as we’ll be amending this page as new bargains arrive and fly away.
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The best drone deals this December
1. Parrot Bebop 2 quadcopter drone (was £450, now £280)
Amazon is currently offering the Parrot Bebop 2 at close to half price; bringing the cost down from £450 to £235. The drones boasts a 25-minute flight time, and can be easily piloted using your smartphone via an app. Its 180-degree fisheye lens camera can capture HD videos and 14MP photos, and can also livestream direct to your phone. Buy now from Amazon
2. Get £100 off the Parrot Anafi Drone (was £630, now £469)
There is another impressive Parrot deal to be found over at Laptops Direct: there is money off the price of the Parrot Anafi Drone Extended Package, which brings its price down to just £630. With a 180-degree vertical tilt gimbal and the capacity to shoot 4K video, this really is a top-notch piece of kit – now at a much more tempting price.
Buy now from Amazon
3. Yuneec Breeze 4K pocket-sized selfie camera drone (was £500, now £189)
Drones Direct is currently offering the Yuneec Breeze selfie drone for under £200 as part of its Black Friday bargains. The drone can capture 4K video and is simple to pilot using an app on your smartphone. It can also capture 13MP still images and comes with five automatic flying modes. Buy now from Drones Direct
4. DJI Mavic 2 Drone Combo Fly More Kit (was £330, now £279)
If you own a DJI Mavic 2 drone, you’ll want to bolster your accessories and extend your flight time with the ‘Fly More Kit’. Now at £279, down from £330, you’ll get a Mavic 2 Car Charger, a battery charging Hub with two additional batteries, a battery to power bank adapter, low-noise propellers, and a Mavic 2 shoulder bag – all of which combine to make your drone experience that little bit better.
Buy now from Argos
5. Parrot Mambo Fly (was £100, now £60)
Parrot’s Mambo is one of those rare affordable minidrones that can actually take to the skies with some level of stability and reliability, largely due to its sophisticated sensors. You can also add various bits of kit to it, should you want to make it more advanced. The manufacturers were originally retailing the Mambo at £100, but now they’ve knocked £40 off the price.
Buy now from Parrot
6. Parrot Anafi Extended, with Shoulder Bag (was £730, now £620)
You should read our hands-on review of the Parrot Anafi for a detailed verdict on this drone – it’s certainly great choice is high-quality footage and photos is something you’re after. Very are currently offering a 15% discount on the Extended version of the Anafi, which includes a handy shoulder bag that will guarantee easy, straightforward portability.
Buy now from Very
7. Holy Stone Drone (was £280, now £165)
You can a substantial 41% on this quadcopter drone – which, while being at the cheaper end of the price spectrum, is armed with some pretty impressive tech. It records 720p-quality footage, stays in the air for 15 minutes and even as a ‘Follow Me’ mode which, well… you can form your own conclusions. All for just £165.
Buy now Amazon