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Money Saving Offers, Deals & Vouchers

Current best deals: Child seat discounts, deals on dash cameras and significant savings on TVs, fridges and coffee machines.

We're constantly on the look out for the best deals to save you money whether you're buying your next car, getting it serviced, insured, re-fuelled or after something like a dashcam. Our money-saving guide is updated daily - sometimes several times a day - kicking off with just-found deals and offers and moving into money saving information from other parts of the site.

See also: Cheap breakdown cover and reduced-rate airport parking with Groupon

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Monday 18 November

£80 off a Ring Floodlight Camera

The Ring Security Camera with Built-in Floodlights, Two-Way Talk and Siren Alarm is currently £160 on Amazon, down from £249, just in time for the darker winter nights.

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ALA GAP Insurance - 12% off*                 Logo -gap

We've arranged a deal on GAP insurance just for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the ALA GAP Insurance voucher code HJ19 at ALA GAP Insurance* and get 12 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

Make sure you use the code before 30 June 2020.

MotorEasy Warranty - £75 off*                Motor Easy _Logo _AW (1)

We've arranged a deal on warranty cover just for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Save an extra £75 off a MotorEasy 12-month plan by using code HJ75 at checkout. 

It can not be used with any other offer or discount.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

CarMoney - Win a pair of F1 tickets*                          Car Money

Apply for Finance before 31st December 2019 and you will be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of tickets to the 2020 British Grand Prix. Prize includes 2 Bronze Grandstand Village A Weekend tickets (17th - 19th July 2020).

CarMoney reserve the right to withdraw this offer at anytime.

RAC Warranty - 5% off*                Rac -warranty -supplied -by -ala

We've arranged a deal on warranty cover just for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Save an extra 5% off a RAC Warranty Supplied by ALA using voucher code HJWTY. 

It can not be used with any other offer or discount.

Make sure you use the code before 30 June 2020.

Track Days - 10% off*                          TD-LOGO-NEW-JUNE-19_MONO-01

We've arranged a deal across Track Days for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Track Days voucher code HJOHN19 and get 10 per cent off the sitewide. Excludes Track Days (take your car), dated bookings and cash value vouchers.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Buyagift - 10% off*                          Bag _plain _large

We've arranged a deal across Buyagift for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Buyagift vouvher code HONEST10 and get 10 per cent off the sitewide.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

 

Emergency Assist - 20% off*                          Logo -trans (1)

We've arranged a deal on Breakdown Cover for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Emergency Assist voucher code HJOHN20 at Emergency Assist and get 20 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Purple Parking - Up to 30% off*                          Purple _parking _discount _code ._200x 200

We've arranged a deal across Purple Parking for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the links below and get up to 30 per cent off the standard price.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Up to 30% discount on Airport Parking (Gatwick, Manchester and Heathrow only)

10% discount on Airport Hotels

10% discount of Airport Lounges

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UK Credit Ratings - 25% off

We've arranged a special offer for readers which drops this credit check from £19.95 per month to £14.95. You also get a 14 day free trial with UK Credit Ratings after which there is a monthly cost, there is no contract length you can cancel at any time.

Click here to make the most of your discount. 

Red Letter Days - 10% off*                          Red Letter Days (1)

We've arranged a deal across Red Letter Days for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Red Letter Days voucher code REDHONEST10 and get 10 per cent off the sitewide.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

BCP - Up to 30% off*                          Park _bcp

We've arranged a deal across BCP for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the links below and get up to 30 per cent off the standard price.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Up to 30% discount on Airport Parking (Gatwick, Manchester and Heathrow only)

10% discount on Airport Hotels

10% discount of Airport Lounges

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We've arranged a deal on GAP insurance for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Gap4you voucher code gap10 at Gap4you and get 10 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Nova Direct - 10% off*                          Logo -180x

We've arranged a deal on Breakdown, Gadget and Motor Excess for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Nova Direct voucher code's below on their website and get 10 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

HJ10BR - 10% off Breadown

HJ10GD - 10% Gadget cover

HJ10ME - 10% off Motor Excess

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Holiday Extras - Up to 30% off*                          Copy Of HX 250x 150

We've arranged a deal across Holiday Extras for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the links below and get up to 30 per cent off the standard price.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Up to 30% discount on Airport Parking

10% discount on Airport Hotels

10% discount of Airport Lounges

10% discount on Airport Transfers

10% discount on Car Hire

Insure4Breakdown - 5% off*                          Insure 4breakdown

We've arranged a deal on Breakdown Cover for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the Insure4Breakdown voucher code Honestjohn5 at Insure4Breakdown and get 5 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Airparks - Up to 30% off*                          Airparks -logo -official -RGB

We've arranged a deal across Airparks for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use the links below and get up to 30 per cent off the standard price.

Make sure you use the code before 31 December 2019.

Up to 30% discount on Airport Parking

10% discount on Airport Hotels

10% discount of Airport Lounges

1Too late to bag a bargain? Deals from previous weeks
2Deals between 11-14 November

Thursday 14 November

£140 off Karcher K4 Pressure Washer

The K4 is probably one of the best-looking devices on the market and backs up those good looks with a powerful 1800W motor, 420 litres per minute flow rate and up 130 bar of pressure. It also has an LED display built into the lance handle to ensure the correct settings. Read about our Top 10 Best Pressure washers here.

Wednesday 13 November

£40 off a Garmin 51 LMT-S sat nav

The Garmin sat nav features a 5-inch touchscreen, Lifetime maps updates, Lifetime traffic updates via smartphone and Driver alerts. It's currently on sale for £90, down from £130, at Curry's PC World.

Tuesday 12 November

Argos Toy sale

Just in time for Christmas, Argos is offering 20% off children's toys when you spend £20 or more, just use the code TOYS20 at checkout to receive the discount.

Monday 11 November

Britax Romer car child seat for almost half price

Suitable from birth up to a maximum weight of 18kg (40lbs), the Britaz Romer First Class seat is designed to adapt as your child grows. It's used rearward facing to protect little ones and comes with extra head support for those first outings. When your baby is bigger, the Britax Römer First Class Plus Car Seat can then be used forward facing. Currently £87, down from £170.

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Friday 8 November

£23 off Anker over-ear headphones

We'd argue that the Anker Soundcore Life 2 are one of the best pairs of over-ear, wireless headphones you can buy for under £100. In fact, they're less than £50 at the time of writing. Read our full review.

Thursday 7 November

Half price Stunt Driving with Virgin Experience Days 

If stunt driving is your thing, Virgin Experience's Stunt Driving Experience in a Mazda MX-5 will be right up your street. Learn how to pull J-turns, slide a car into a parking space and even - would you believe it - drive on two wheels, all in complete safety. The experience is currently £49, down from £99. 

Wednesday 6 November

Over £80 off a DEWALT Compact Cordless Leaf Blower

It's that time of year where leaves get strewn across your lawn and driveway, becoming both an irritant and an actual danger when it comes to frosty mornings. Good news then that the Dewalt compact cordless blower is currently £69, down from more than £150.

Tuesday 5 November

Get a free LEGO reindeer when you spend over £35

Monday 4 November

20% off lighting at John Lewis

4Deals between 28 October - 1 November

Friday 1 November

Up to 50% off tyres at ATS Euromaster

From Michelin to Continental, Pirelli to Goodyear, Dunlop, Avon or Hankook, the tyre clearance range offers cheap bargains from reputable brands. All tyre prices are inclusive of VAT, fitting, balancing and the disposal of your old tyres.

Thursday October 31

Save £70 on a De'Longhi espresso machine

For those who crave an espresso in the morning, this De'Longhi coffee machine is ideal - and discounted at the time of writing. Prepare and deliver your perfect espresso with fresh ground coffee and an adjustable milk frothing steam device for frothy cappuccino and silky smooth latte.

Wednesday 30 October

£26 off heated handlebar grips

It's not a pleasant time of year for motorcycle riders, with the days getting colder and the nights getting longer. Fortunately, you can currently save 33% on some Oxford Products Heated Grips (132mm/122mm).

Tuesday 29 October

£70 off Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones

Monday 28 October

10% off flash sale on a range of tyres

For today - Monday 28th October - get 10% off your tyres when you buy Goodyear, Michelin, Dunlop, Avon, Kumho or Yokohama tyres from Black Circles. Use code FLASH10 at checkout. Discount of 10% on cost of tyres only and excludes fitting, balancing, valve and disposal of fully fitted tyres. Excludes cost of delivery on mail order orders.

5Deals between 21-25 October

Friday 25 October

£100 off an Eufy robotic vacuum cleaner

Thursday 24 October

Buy 4 Michelin tyres before 30 November 2019 and claim a free Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display

Wednesday 23 October

£90 off the Garmin DriveSmart 65 MT-S with Amazon Alexa

Tuesday 22 October

£20 off a Bosch Leaf Blower and Vacuum

The Bosch ALS 2500 offer variable blowing speeds with a 2500 W motor, adjustable handle and padded shoulder strap for comfortable use. The collection bag with zip and second handle for easy emptying has a 45-litre capacity. You can currently save £20, too, bringing the price down to £60.

Monday 21 October

Up to 50% off selected experiences

To celebrate the kids going back to school, why not treat yourself to one of Buy a Gift's range of relaxing experience days. This includes Golf lessonsSpa days and Over night stays.

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Top Five Best PCP finance deals

PCP deals aren't for everyone, but if you're after low monthly payments and want a new car, they can be cost effective. These are the best five finance deals on some of the UK's favourite cars, available through manufacturer schemes and sourced through research of manufacturer websites.

Ford Ka+ 1.2 Zetec

Good build quality and low running costs make the Ka+ easy to recommend, plus it has decent interior space for a small car. There are plenty of good deals to be had too and we've found new 1.2 Zetec models for less than £130 a month. It's reasonably well equipped too and the Zetec comes with air con, Apple CarPlay a leather steering wheel and cruise control.

 What you pay...  
 Monthly payment: £129  Annual mileage: 9000
 Customer deposit: £918  Excess mileage fee: 6p per mile
 Duration: 26 months  APR: 0%

>> Where we found this deal

Honda Civic 1.0 VTEC Turbo SR

Spacious, well-built and good to drive, the Civic is one of our favourite hatches, thanks in part to the 1.0-litre turbocharged engine which offers a good mix of performance and economy. Although the APR is high, this deal comes with a Honda deposit contribution plus a large dealer contribution if you take a test drive.

What you pay...

 

Monthly payment: £248

Annual mileage: 10000

Customer deposit: £238

Excess mileage fee: 5.5p per mile

Duration: 36 months

APR: 6.2%

>> Where we found this deal

Citroen C1 VTi 72 Feel 3dr - £159 per month

This deal might not appear to be particularly cheap in comparison to some others on this list, but bear with us. The C1 has everything demanding buyers want from a city car such as DAB, a touchscreen interface and air conditioning. Where this deal comes good is that it asks for just a £1 deposit (yes that's not a typo) and at only 2.9% APR.

What you pay...

 

Monthly payment: £159

Annual mileage: 6000

Customer deposit: £1

Excess mileage fee: 3p per mile

Duration: 48 months

APR: 2.9%

>> Where we found this deal

MINI One Classic 3dr

It may be bigger than it has ever been, but the MINI hatch is as desirable and charming as ever and remains a popular choice. The MINI finance calculator allows you to vary the options on PCP deals so you can select zero deposit and includes a dealer contribution, although this isn’t available on all models.

What you pay...

 

Customer deposit: £0

Annual mileage: 10,000

Monthly payment: £244.89

Excess mileage fee: 3.41p per mile

Duration: 48 months

APR: 3.9%

>> Where we found this deal

Suzuki Vitara 1.0 Boosterjet SZ4

Suzuki's Vitara is a likeable compact crossover, with a willing and efficient 1.0-litre petrol engine and a good specification across the range. Suzuki has also pulled out all the stops on the finance front, as you can currently get this SZ4 model for £244 a month with no deposit and 0 per cent finance. 

What you pay...

 

Monthly payment: £244.75

Annual mileage: 10,000

Customer deposit: £0 

Excess mileage fee: 4.5p per mile

Duration: 36 months

APR: 0%

>> Where we found this deal

Car manufacturers offering car finance deals with free insurance:

Citroen is offering a 'SimplyDrive' package that includes three years' insurance, road tax, servicing and breakdown cover. The same deal applies to the DS range, too.

Peugeot's three-year 'Just Add Fuel' PCP deal combines insurance, road tax, servicing, breakdown cover and warranty costs into a single monthly payment.

Car manufacturers offering car finance deals with zero percent finance:

Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault, SEAT, SsangYong, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Vauxhall, Volvo.

See more manufacturer offers >>>

 

Comparison table with high street lenders' car loans

  Amount that can be loaned Highest representative APR Lowest representative APR Other information

AA Loans

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£1000 - £25,000 17.9% 3.1%

Lowest APR on loans from £15,001 to £25,000

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Bank of Scotland

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£1000 - £50,000 9.7% 3.9% Option to apply for up to two repayment holidays of one month

Barclays 

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£1000-£50,000 20.9% 5.5% Lowest APR available from £7500 to £15,000

Clydesdale Bank

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£1000 - £35,000 20.9% 2.9% Lowest APR on loans from £7000 to £25,000

First Direct

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£1000 - £50,000 18.9% 3.3% Lowest APR on loans from £7000 and £30,000

Halifax

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£3000 - £60,000 28.9% 3.4% Only available to Halifax account holders

Hitachi Personal Finance

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£2500 - £25,000 14.5% 3.3% Lowest APR available on loans from £7500 to £25,000

HSBC

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£1000-£25,000 21.9% 3.3% Lowest APR available from £7000 to £15,000

John Lewis Finance

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£1000 - £25,000  20.9% 2.9% Lowest APR on loans from £7500 to £15,000

Lloyds Bank

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£1000-£50,000 26.7% 3.9% Lowest APR available between from £7500 to £25,000

M&S Bank

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£1000 - £25,000 18.5% 2.9% Has the option to defer payments for the first three months

Nationwide

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£1000-£25,000 13.9% 3.0% Loans are only available if you have a mortgage or an account with Nationwide 

Natwest car loans

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£1000-£50,000 24.9% 3.4% Lowest APR is available when you borrow between £7500 and £19,950

Post Office

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£1000 - £25,000 16.9% 3.0%  Lowest APR available on loans from £15,001 to £25,000

RBS

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£1000 - £50,000 24.9%  3.4% Lowest APR available on loans from £7500 to £19,950

Sainsbury's Bank

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£1000 - £40,000 24.9% 2.9% Option of two month repayment holiday at the start of the loan

Santander

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£1000 - £25,000 13.5% 3.0% Lowest rates are on loans from £7500 to £15,000

Tesco

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£1000 - £35,000 17.8% 2.9% Lowest rates are on loans from £7500 to £25,000.

 TSB

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£1000-£25,000 29.8% 3.49% TSB loans allow two repayment holidays per year

*Updated March 2019, figures from lenders' websites

Ask HJ

I am buying a new car - what is the best way to insure it until I sell the old one?

I am buying a car from my dad - a 2013 Volkswagen Golf - and then selling my current car privately. I expect to have both cars for about a month in total. What is the best way to insure them while I have two?
You can either insure them separately, or on your existing policy. If you do not have long left on your old policy, contact them and request proof of no claims for the new insurer and policy - then run both policies parallel to each other. If you are at the start of the policy, put your new vehicle on that policy, insurers generally will allow you to have both vehicles on the same policy from a few weeks to a month.
Answered by Tim Kelly
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How much would a decent dash cam cost?

What would be the cost of a reasonably priced, good dash camera?
I'd say to get a good dash cam you'd need to spend at least £30. You can definitely get them for less, but the footage quality isn't always great. For an extra tenner, it's worth knowing you can see the reg number or particular details in the event of an accident. The Aukey DR01 is currently £50 on Amazon right now, but we've seen it as low as £38. It's not got many features but the footage quality is very decent, review here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/AUKEY-Supercapacitor-Dashboard-Recording-Dual-Port-Black/dp/B01LWN99YA/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1531131508&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=aukey+dr01&psc=1 Obviously if you spend more, you'll get better footage quality and features (like GPS, WiFi etc). But if you just want a basic camera, you can find a host of good ones for less than £50 on Amazon. Check out our top ten best dash cams under £50: https://kit.honestjohn.co.uk/top-tens/top-10-dash-cams-under-50-1/ Alternatively, you can take a look at the reviews of all the dash cams we've tested for a variety of prices: https://kit.honestjohn.co.uk/category/dash-cams/
Answered by Georgia Petrie
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