Current Discounts And Deals #88
Fancy 75% off fashion, 80% of games, the entire Twilight book series for £7.99, and 50% off restaurant food and drink? Then look no further!
This article was first sent to Fools as part of our Frugal Friday email series.
Well, last week's freezing temperatures finally seem to have subsided for a while -- hurrah! So if braving the outside and doing some shopping is back on your agenda, here are some fabulous deals to get you started...
Gadgets and homewares
First up this week, is this nifty Creative ZEN 8GB MP3 Player from Amazon. The 8GB music player can store up to 4,000 songs, and thanks to its light-weight and compact design, you can take it anywhere! It's currently just £59.99 -- saving buyers a massive £30 off the RRP.
If a big family event is coming up and you fancy filming it, this stylish Canon MD110 camcorder from Additions Direct might catch your eye. Currently half price at £84.50, this is a bargain not to be missed! New customers can get a further £30 off by entering the code ZG430 at the checkout.
Games and books
If you're more of a book-worm, Amazon is offering up to 60% off a range of books.
Waterstones also has some great offers on at the moment, including 40% off world fiction, 40% off kids' books, and paperbacks from just £1.99. Stieg Larsson's gripping The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has £4 off at just £3, while Kate Morton's The Forgotten Garden can be bought for £5.59, down from £7.99.
Alternatively, if you've heard all about Stephenie Meyer's compelling Twilight series, but haven't got a clue what everyone is going on about (like me), Red House is currently offering the first three books (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse) in one volume for a fantastic £7.99. Buyers who want to see what all the fuss is about can save themselves a whopping £12.98 by taking up this offer.
Film and box sets
While the weather remains gloomy, there's nothing better than curling up in front of the telly and watching a good film. And with these fantastic DVD bargains, you'll never want to step outside the house again!
Here are some of the top savings (with the most heavily discounted first):
|Film/Box Set||Retailer||Reduction from RRP||New price|
|X Files - The Complete Collector's Edition||Amazon||£120.01 off||£79.98|
|Sherlock Holmes - The Complete Collection (1984)||Amazon||£85.02 off||£35.97|
|Frasier Complete Collection (Series 1-11)||Amazon||£71.02 off||£128.97|
|Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy||Tesco Entertainment||£29.32 off||£9.97|
|Brideshead Revisited - Complete Series||Amazon||£28.02 off||£11.97|
|Iron Man||Amazon||£14.01 off||£5.98|
|In Bruges||HMV||£12 off||£4.99|
Sendit.com also has up to 75% off a range of DVDs.
If you do decide to venture outside, and you're not on some ridiculously strict diet for the new year, many eateries are still offering some fabulous 2 for 1 deals on main meals.
Giraffe is also offering 2 for 1 on main meals throughout January. Simply print out this voucher and take it to your nearest restaurant. This offer is not valid at any time on Saturdays, or before 6pm on Sundays.
What's more, if you live in London, you might want take advantage of the January sale at LateNightLondon. By simply printing out this voucher, you could bag yourself 50% off all food and drink at a range of venues in London between 7pm and 11pm!
Finally, if you'd prefer to stay in but don't fancy putting your chef's hat on, M&S' two dine in for £10 offer is back this weekend. For just £5 per person you can endulge in a delicious main meal, side dish, dessert and bottle of wine. This offer is valid until Sunday 18 January and you can view the scrumptious menu here.
Fashion and beauty
Many high street shops still have massive bargains on offer, so it's not too late to do some January sale shopping. So to help you shop until you drop, here are the latest offers:
Barratts: Up to 70% off a range of shoes and boots.
Body Shop: Up to 50% off selected lines while stocks last.
Dorothy Perkins: Up to 70% off a range of clothes and accessories.
Jane Norman: Up to 70% off selected clothing.
Faith: Up to 70% off a range of footwear and 25% off all boots (excluding sale items).
Office: Up to 80% off selected lines.
Uniqlo: Up to 75% off selected clothing.
Warehouse: Up to 70% off a range of clothes and accessories.
BHS is offering up to 60% off a range of furniture, while Debenhams' Blue Cross Sale offering up to 70% off runs until this Sunday (18 January) -- so get in quick. Keen shoppers can also pick up a fabulous bargain for their home at Wallace Sacks which is currently offering up to 70% off selected items.
Offers that continue to be valid
Throughout January, both Zizzi and Pizza Express are offering 2 for 1 on all main meals. Simply print out this voucher for Zizzi (expires 31 January), and this voucher for Pizza Express (expires 29 January). Note that the Pizza Express offer will give you the most expensive meal free (not the cheapest)!
Finally, you can still get up to 40% off with Hotels.com. This include breaks in the Mediterranean, European cities, the US and Far East. It's also offering up to 50% off ski breaks in the USA & Canada.
Have a wonderful weekend!
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.