It pays to shop around

It amazes me how many people don’t shop around for bargains. Now I love a bargain, and spend a fair bit of time researching the internet for the best price. This time of year will see a lot of the shops go head to head as they compete for our business in the run up to Christmas. Argos already has their 3 for 2 toy offer on at the moment. Now my daughter has asked for an annoying thing a Furby for Christmas. Now the minute the kids go back to school I start thinking of the C word !!! Yep I am one of those annoying people who like to be all done and dusted by the 1st of December. So last night I started the ‘Great Furby Research’.  Its priced at £48.74 in Toys R Us (which is actually reduced from £64.99). People had posted that B+M were selling them for £39.99. The cheapest I can find it is £35.00 from Amazon with free delivery. That is a £13.74 saving !

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Next on the list was an iTunes voucher for the tween. He wanted a £25.00 voucher which of course should cost me £25.00. Quick google on the internet and I found Boots have them on offer for £20.00. A great saving of £5.00. It was also reported that Tesco were doing the same offer, but they were still £25.00 at my local Tesco.

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Another item on daughters list is the Lego Shopping Mall. Now this is not cheap and retails around the £80.00 mark. It did drop to around £60.00 a few weeks ago when Smyths Toy Shop had a 20% off weekend. Tesco is selling the set for £64.00 but unfortunately they are out of stock at the moment. This is a good price and means I can cash in some of my Clubcard vouchers making it even cheaper. Just hope it comes back into stock and stays at that price.

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Keep an eye on ‘Deals’ websites such as http://www.moneysavingexpert.com and also http://www.hotukdeals.com (hotukdeals have a great app too). Here you will find all kinds of offers and discount codes which are especially good in the coming few months. Happy bargain hunting.

 

 

 

 

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