Frugal Friday - 29th June 2012
Highlights this week include further reductions at the M&S Outlet, up to 70% off at BHS and Debenhams, £15 off a £50 spend at Matalan, two for one spas at lastminute.com, free samples of Hugo Boss and YSL foundation, and get £15 off season two of Breaking Bad!
Welcome to this week’s edition of Frugal Friday.
Frugal fashion and homewares
Let’s kick things off with the biggest fashion and homewares bargains…
- Argos (up to 60%)
- Asos (50% off)
- Austin Reed (up to 50%)
- BHS (up to 70% off)
- Debenhams (up to 50% off)
- Figleaves (half-price sale)
- Gap (up to 60% off)
- Harrods (up to 60% off)
- Hobbs (half-price sale)
- House of Fraser (up to 60% off)
- JD Sports (up to 60%)
- Jigsaw (up to 40% off)
- Karen Millen (up to 70% off)
- Lacoste (up to 50% off)
- Lipsy (half-price sale)
- LK Bennett (up to 50% off)
- M&S Outlet (up to 50% off)
- New Look (up to half-price)
- Rigby & Peller (half-price sale)
- Timberland (up to 50% off)
- Urban Outfitters (half-price sale)
- USC (half-price sale)
- Wallis (up to 35% off, plus free delivery on orders over £30 with the code WALLISLOVES)
Treat yourself to a bargain this weekend:
- Book a summer deal at easyJet with thousands of seats for £20, £30 and £40 to the UK, beach destinations and European beaches. Or you can use Vouchercodes.co.uk code JUNEVCEJH for £25 off bookings at easyJet Holidays, ending 30th June.
- At lastminute.com you can save up to 45% on secret hotels (see how here) and with UK Spa Fortnight running from 25th June until the 8th of July, grab an exclusive two for one offer on spa days all over the country.
- You can use this MVC printable voucher to get two for one tickets to see Avengers Assemble at participating Vue cinemas. Valid until 6th July.
- Vouchercodes.co.uk has an exclusive code for 30% off orders plus free delivery at Elemis – use VCCJUN25 before Sunday 1st July.
Book bargains and game discounts
Browse through the top deals for bookworms this week:
- For some of last year’s bestsellers, the final instalment in Steig Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest is only £3.86 (RRP £7.99) at Amazon and When God Was a Rabbit by is £4.79 (RRP £7.99) at Waterstones.
- In the bargain bucket at The Book Depository you can buy A Tolkein Compass by Jared Lobdell for £3.17 (RRP £11.99) and The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams for £3.81 (RRP £6.99).
- The three Book Deals of the Week (which all have at least 55% off their original retail price) at Amazon are all hardbacks; The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane is £9 (RRP £20), Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis is £8.54 (RRP £18.99) and The Stone Roses: War and Peace by Simon Spence is £9 (RPP £20).
And check out the best buys for gamers:
- Pick up Xbox 360 game Red Dead Redemption for £12.57 (RRP £49.99) plus £3.20 p&p at Pixmania and Left For Dead 2 for £14.95 (RRP £49.99) at The Hut.
- Over at ShopTo you can buy LA Noire for £13.85 (RRP £49.99) but if you want new game SBK Generations it is cheapest at The Game Collection, costing only £19.95 (RRP £24.85).
- Finally for the PC, Civilization V: Gods and Kings is £12.99 (RRP £29.99) at GameStation and The Sims 3: Katy Perry’s Sweet Treats is £17.89 plus £1.99 p&p (RRP £24.99) at Sendit.
Best buy DVDs and boxsets
Now on to the best DVD deals this week:
Reduction from RRP
Freebies and coupons
Grab the latest freebies, samples and discounts:
- One for the men to start with. Get £1 off any purchase from the Simple For Men range at Boots stores. Voucher expires 2nd August.
- Save 50p on a pack of Velvet Tissue with this printable voucher, expires 31st July.
- Get a free sample of new Hugo Boss Orange Fragrance over on the website while stocks last.
- Veet is giving away samples of its Wax Hair Removal Strips when you register.
- B&Q is running free Kids Can Do it DIY classes throughout July and August. This may sound like a lawsuit waiting to happen but it is free and will keep the kids busy this summer!
- Grab one of 5,000 Green Giant height charts every single month on the Facebook page (answer a few questions and it will be sent to you within a few days) and if they’re potty training get free Dry Like Me wall charts and stickers.
- Who said we get all the freebies? Sign up for a free James Wellbeloved account, and they will send you a free 225g bag of their kitten food (ends 31st July) and Barking Heads is giving away free 40g bag of their pet food – limited to 50 samples a day but you still get £2.50 discount voucher if you miss out.
Offer of the week
Mobile phone deal of the week
This time we’ve picked the Samsung Galaxy Ace which can be yours for only £10.50 per month if you sign up with T-Mobile. For this you only get 50 minutes, but a decent 250 texts and 250MB data – all on a 24-month contract and nothing to pay for the handset.
Competition of the week
Win a VIP weekend in Paris with Grand Marnier. Answer the simple question before 24th July and if you win you get to enjoy Grand Marnier long drinks on arrival, a three course dinner with sunset views, cocktail-making session with a professional mixologist, an overnight stay in a 4* hotel with breakfast, and transfers from the hotel to the venue. The prize must be used by October 1st 2012.
Don’t forget: although all prices and discounts were correct on the day this article was published, offers this good are subject to change and often sell out quickly.