Three best deals this weekend: Target gift cards, Whoppers and Candle Day (while it lasts)

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With holiday shopping season in full swing, we're all looking for ways to save.

USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko stays on top of the best deals all week long and for our subscribers, we're compiling the most important information in one spot.

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Bath & Body Works' Candle Day sale returns through Saturday

Act fast to take advantage of this one: Bath & Body Works said Friday that the retailer sold out of the three-wick candles online. The in-store sale ends Saturday.

Details: Starting Friday, all three-wick candles at Bath & Body Works are $10.25, nearly 60% off the regular price of $25.50. The regular price for the candles is $1 more than last December and the 2020 Candle Day sale price was $9.95.

Find a store: Search for hours using the store locator at www.bathandbodyworks.com/store-locator.

Get there early: Many stores were slated to open up early on Saturday and the sale only lasts as long as supplies do.

►While supplies last: Bath & Body Works' annual Candle Day sale back through Saturday with $10.25 three-wick candles

Grab a cheap lunch at Burger King

Burger King is celebrating the 64th birthday of the Whopper with a two-day throwback deal.

Details: The deal started Friday and goes through Saturday. Participating restaurants nationwide will offer serve up the burger for the original price of 37 cents.

But to redeem the “birthday bash” deal, you need to be a member of the new Burger King Royal Perks loyalty program. Account registration is required and there’s a limit of one per account.

You’ll need to add the coupon before placing the order, Burger King said. It can’t be combined with other offers. There are 1,024 potential sandwich combinations, the chain said.

The deal comes on the heels of the fast-food chain saying Wednesday it would cut menu items to speed up service at drive-thru lines.

►Whopper promo: Burger King celebrates 64 years of the Whopper with 37 cent throwback deal Friday, Saturday

Target gift cards

The once-a-year chance to save on Target gift cards returns this weekend.

For two days, get 10% off Target store gift card purchases up to $500 for a maximum savings of $50. The annual gift card sale starts Saturday and continues through Sunday.

Details: To get the rare gift card discount, available in-store and online, you have to be a member of Target Circle, Target’s loyalty program. (Here's a guide on how to save with the free program.)

The discount can be used for one in-store or online transaction per Target Circle account, according to the offer details. Gift cards purchased online can be shipped as physical cards or sent via email or text.

Tyko's tip: The gift cards don't have to be used as gifts. You can use them yourself and add the cards to the Target app to redeem at checkout in stores or online. The gift cards can also be used with Target Circle to earn 1% on nearly every purchase.

►Target cards: Target's gift card sale returns this weekend with 10% off discount. Here's how to save.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Top holiday shopping sales this weekend: Target gift card and more

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