Last minute products with next day delivery to beat the heatwave

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After a brutal summer, the UK is finally experiencing scorching hot temperatures – if not a few months too late.

But who are we to argue with the weather gods? We’ll get every day as much sunshine as we can!

However, it must be said that this unexpected rise in temperature has left us feeling a little unprepared, especially when it comes to those long, hot (and inevitably sweaty) nights.

Never fear, Amazon is here to make your life a little easier, with heatwave-friendly purchases available with next day delivery, ahead of the warm weekend.

Temperatures are expected to remain high into next week, so now is the time to stock up on tools and accessories that will help you stay cool.

From affordable, powerful fans you can keep on all night, to cooling towels you can put in the fridge, there are plenty of options when it comes to working and sleeping at more comfortable high temperatures.

So, if you still want to get eight hours of sleep without waking up a hot mess, keep reading — and thank us later.

GALAXYER Neck Fan with Display and 5 Speed ​​Levels

This genius little neck-mounted fan is a great option for cooling on the go. Reviews say: “He arrived just in time.” I am a woman of a certain age. In addition to the summer heat, this was a life saver! It’s a bit noisy but I don’t mind because it really helps cool me down. It also has 5 speeds, so you can play it on low or turn it up completely loud! Good buy.

Buy now for £15.99 (from £22.99) and save 30%

Sukin Cooling Towel 4 Pack

The breathable mesh material of these cooling towels makes it easy to keep cool in the ear, and activate the cooling system by simply soaking and wringing out the towels. Reviews say: “Great, cooling towel for vacation, the gym, or anything else. Get it wet, cut it a few times, then wipe it with the cooling towel. Great material.”

Buy now for £10.99 (from £12.99) and save 15%

EONYUM Mini Handheld Fan

This palm-sized fan is another great option for on-the-go cooling and can be used both indoors and outdoors. It fully charges in three hours and runs for three to 10 hours for on-the-go refreshment. Reviews say: “It’s quite the little pocket rocket… I’ve been using fans like this for a few years now as I have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and sometimes use them instead of the portable oxygen machine I have… It’s the first time I’ve used this Model and this will not be the last time I buy this model.’

Buy now for £6.99

Acryflex skin cooling gel

If you manage to spend a lot of time in the sun and end up with a scary sunburn or a little heat rash, this cooling gel will work wonders in an instant. Reviews say: “Just as it says on the box, it is very soothing for burned skin, I have used it before and will continue to do so.” It’s a must-have for sun lovers with fair skin that burns easily.

Buy now for £3.99

Honeywell turboforce fan power

The Honeywell TurboForce air circulation fan has 3 powerful speed settings and a 90-degree oscillating head. Reviews say: “I recently purchased the Honeywell TurboForce Power Fan, and it has become an essential part of my sleep routine. I am extremely satisfied with its performance and the comfort it provides throughout the night.”

Buy now £23.88 (from £29.99) Save 20%

Cooling Gel Eye Mask for Migraine, Sinus and Headache Relief

Relax after a day in the sun (or a sweltering flight) with this soothing eye mask. Reviews say: “The mask has a lovely texture, even without refrigerating it, it feels great.”

Buy now for £9.99

Kiplin 36 Inch Tall Tower Cooling Fan with Remote

Equipped with low, medium or high speed settings with regular, natural and sleep wind modes providing the flexibility to adjust room temperatures for maximum comfort effective for powerful, refreshing cool air coverage with automatic oscillation. Reviews say: “I bought this when my old fan broke.” I love this so much. Compared to the reviews, I think this blows cool air which is good because it’s pretty hot now and it only gets loud when changing settings like speed, light color, etc. Good value for money and works perfectly.’ NOTE – Our investigations indicate that this fan is in high demand and delivery may take a few days…if you have time to spare.

Buy now for £79.99 (from £109.99) and save 27%

Kypline 2X Large Cooling Gel Pads

These cooling pads are designed to help migraine and headache sufferers, but they can also be a godsend during a heatwave. Reviews say: “This is great. I have one in the fridge if I need it extra cold. It stays cold once I leave it on the side. It heats up during the night but I turn it over to make sure I’m cold.”

Buy now for £8.79

Good luck staying cool in the heatwave!

With the Met Office issuing heat health warnings across the country, and with more areas of the country reaching heatwave criteria, these products could be just what you need.

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