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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

Deals Of The Week

Deals, offers & promotions on cars, products and servicesInsur

Friday 22 March

£30 off a Bosch Rotak 1400W 37cm Corded Rotary Lawnmower

The Bosch lawnmower is currently £110 at ARgos, down from £140. Enjoy a two-year guarantee, which can be extended to three years when the tool is registered on mybosch.com.

Thursday 21 March

25% off a Nextbase 312GW dash cam

The Nextbase 312GW, which films in 1080P with a 140-degree viewing angle, is currently £75 on Amazon - down from £100.

Wednesday 20 March

£15 off the Autoglym Perfect Bodywork, Wheels & Interiors collection

The kit contains Bodywork Shampoo, Super Resin Polish, Extra Gloss Protection, Clean Wheels, Instant Tyre Dressing, Alloy Wheel Seal, Interior Shampoo, Car Glass Polish, Vinyl and Rubber Care, a sponge, Hi-Tech Finishing Cloth and an Aqua Dry Cloth. The kit is currently £55, down from £70.

Tuesday 19 March

£50 off a Joie i-Level child car seat

The i-Level is suitable for use rearward-facing from birth to 85cm - for babies less than 13kg. It offers three recline positions and adjustable head support. It's currently 20% off at Argos.

Monday 18 March

£90 off a De'Longhi espresso maker

The De'Longhi Icona Vintage Traditional Pump Espresso coffee machine is currently £100 on Amazon, down from £190. It uses ESE pods or ground coffee with the patented dual function filter holder, features two thermostats to control water and steam temperatures and has an anti drip system.

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GSF Car Parts: Save a minimum of 45% with the discount voucher code GSF9REW*

GSF Car Parts was established in 1977, has 69 stores around the UK and provides car parts, accessories, batteries, oils and tools. GSF Car Parts also runs flash sales, so you may be able save even more, with savings of 50% and 60% not uncommmon.

Delivery: Free second class delivery on all order; express delivery at additional cost.

Returns policy: GSF Car Parts offers a 30 day exchange policy. As long as the item is returned in its original condition, GSF Car Parts will refund or exchange.

ALA GAP Insurance - 12% off* ALA-logo (1)

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 2019.

MotorEasy Warranty - £75 off*       Download (2)

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 March 2019.

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2Deals between 11-15 March

Friday 15 March

Half price Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea for Two - Virgin Experience Days

Still looking for a gift for your dear mum this Mother's Day? Well, look no further - we've got you covered, and at half price no less (£79 down to £39). Enjoy an afternoon of pure relaxation with a Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea for Two at a choice of four locations. 

Thursday 14 March

Over £70 off Beats Solo3 headphones

The Beats Solo3 over-ear headphones are currently £179 on Amazon, down from £250.

Wedneday 13 March

Euro Car Parts 50% St.Patricks Day sale

Save 50% on brake pads and discs45% on batteries and 40% on engine oils with the code PAT75 at checkout.

Tuesday 12 March

£40 off a Kenwood infotainment system

The Kenwood DMX-110BT offers a 6.8-inch resistive touch screen, which brings Apple and Android control to your car. The Bluetooth connectivity allows the streaming of your own music as well as being contactable even while you're traveling to take hands-free calls. It's currently discounted from £199 to £159 at Halfords.

Monday 11 March

Over £50 off a Joie group 0+ child car seat

The Joie i-Level is currently £198 at Halfords, dwon from £250. The seat features top of the line sleepytime tilt and is certifiably i-size safe. Designed to be used from 0-13kg, the i-Level can also transform into a carry cot.

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Friday 8 March

£29 off a Turtle Beach gaming headset

The Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament 2.0 Gaming Headset is £120, down from £149, and is compatible with PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Thursday 7 March

 £84 off an Exodus 580-lite roof box at Halfords

Wednesday 6 March

Winery and Brewery Tour for Two for £9

Save 70% on this Virgin Experience in Hambledon, taking the price down from £30 to £9. Discover how they make wine, ale and liqueurs on the Winery and Brewery Tour for Two. The Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty near  Henley on Thames.  You will be guided on a tour “behind the scenes” where a detailed explanation of the production processes from grape pressing and fermentation to bottling and labelling are explained. After your tour you will get to enjoy a tutored tasting session which takes place in the “Tasting Room”.

Tuesday 5 March

36% off a Triple Super Car experience day

Virgin Experience's Triple Supercar Blast is currently £95, down from £149.

Monday 4 March

£150 off a Samsung ecobubble washing machine

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Friday 1 March

£130 off a Thule roof box

The Thule Touring 600 is currently just below £300 on Amazon.

Thursday 28 February

£30 discount on a Britax Romer DUALFIX child seat

Yes, it's pink - or Wine Rose as Britax call it. If that doesn't bother you, the Britax Romer DUALFIX Group 0+/1 Car Seat is currently £201 at Argos, down from it's usual £231.

Wednesday 27 February

£70 off an Indesit washing machine

The Indesit Innex BWE washing machine has a 9kg capacity, 1600 spin speed and energy rating of A+++. It's currently £300, down from £370, at Curry's PC World.

Tuesday 26 February

£50 off a Black+Decker 36v hedge trimmer

Opt for some cordless convenience when it comes to gardening this year. The Black+Decker 36v anti-jam hedge trimmer is currently £90 on Amazon, down from £140. It features a 55cm, dual action blade and two-handed starting switch to prevent accidental starting.

Monday 25 February

Pay £1 for an in-car, dual port charger

The Azdome 6A Dual USB 3.0 Quick Charger is £1 on eBay when you click 'Make Offer', pay £1 and use the code honestjohn.

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Friday 22 February

£35 off a TomTom sat nav

The TomTom Start 52 features lifetime maps, three months of speed cameras updates, enhanced lane guidance and TomTom MyDrive to check routes and see traffic updates. It's also currently reduced down to £95 on Amazon.

Thursday 21 February

Save £26 on a Garmin 45 dash camera

The Garmin 45 is currently £103 atHalfords, down from £129. The Garmin 55 Plus dash cam is also discounted by £30, dropping the price to £119. 

Wednesday 20 February

£25 off an Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Bluetooth Speaker

The well-reviewed WONDERBOOM speaker is currently £60 at Argos, down from £85. It's waterproof, has a 10-hour battery life and 30m (100ft) Bluetooth wireless range.

Tuesday 19 February

10% off Pirelli tyres when you buy two or more

Buy two or more Pirelli tyres online at www.kwik-fit.com before 28 February 2019 and get 10% off when you enter the code FEB10 at checkout.

Monday 18 February

£130 off a Sealey seven-drawer rollcab

The lockable Sealey 7-drawer rollcab is currently £319 on Amazon, down from £449. 

Fuel Prices for W/C 18 March 2019

Average petrol and diesel prices in the UK are heading in different directions this week, with diesel rising significantly (over 4%) and petrol falling by 1%. That means, for example, if you drive a diesel Ford Focus, with a fuel tank of 47 litres - you'll be paying £61.33 for a full tank compared to the £57.57 you would have paid this time last year. If you fill up a full tank once a week, thats almost £200 more you'll be paying towards fuel this year.

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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:

The car The PCP finance deal

Volvo S90

Volov S90 D4 Momentum

If you're in the market for an upmarket and luxurious saloon then it's worth considering Volvo's sleek S90. Besides being a relaxing car to drive, it's remarkably quiet and comfortable – and it also offers good value for money. Volvo's currently offering a hefty deposit contribution of £3250, as well as a retailer contribution of £4193, in conjunction with 0% APR finance. The net result is monthly payments of just £279.

Our full review of the Volvo S90 here

Monthly payment: £279

Cash price: £36,460

Customer deposit: £5606

Dealer deposit contribution: £3250

Total deposit: £8856

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 10,000

Total amount of credit: £23,410 at 0% APR representative, Optional final payment: £12,875

Total payable by customer: £35,123, excess mileage fee: 14.9p per mile 

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Skoda Fabia SE 1.0 TSI 95PS 

The Fabia has long been one of the top choices if you're looking for a practical, comfortable and inexpensive small hatchback. In SE specification it comes with plenty of creature comforts, too, including air conditioning, Bluetooth, DAB, rear parking sensors and a speed limiter – and its TSI engine is frugal and eager. Low 3.9% APR finance and a deposit contribution of £1750 helps keep monthly costs down to just £148. 

Our full review of the Skoda Fabia here

Monthly payment: £148

Cash price: £14,845

Customer deposit: £2500

Dealer deposit contribution: £1750

Total deposit: £4250

Duration: 48 months/annual mileage: 10,000

Total amount of credit: £10,595 at 3.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £4811

Total payable by customer: £16,025 excess mileage fee: 3p per mile 

 Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift 1.0 Boosterjet SZ-T

This compact hatch is great fun to drive, in part thanks to its eager and efficient Boosterjet engine. It's easy to live with, too, as it has a spacious and comfortable interior. It won't break the bank, either; Suzuki's currently offering a 0% APR finance deal that requires no deposit and costs £184 per month.

Our full review of the Suzuki Swift here

Monthly payment: £184

Cash price: £13,999

Customer deposit: £0

Dealer deposit contribution: £0

Total deposit: £0

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 8000

Total amount of credit: £13,999 at 0% APR representative, Optional final payment: £5149

Total payable by customer: £13,999, excess mileage fee: 4p per mile 

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Nissan Qashqai 1.3 DIG-T 140 N-Connecta

The Nissan Qashqai is one of the UK’s most popular cars and there are a range of affordable finance deals – including this 0% APR offering. You'll have to put down a fairly hefty deposit but, after that, monthly costs are a sensible £189. The Qashqai also comes with three years' roadside assistance. Two years' servicing can also be bought for £249.

Our full review of the Nissan Qashqai here

Monthly payment: £189

Cash price: £24,045

Customer deposit: £6143

Dealer deposit contribution: £0

Total deposit: £6143

Duration: 37 months/annual mileage: 10,000

Total amount of credit: £17,902 at 0% APR representative, Optional final payment: £11,098

Total payable by customer: £24,045 excess mileage fee: 8p per mile 

 

Dacia Sandero

Dacia Sandero Essential TCe 90

The Dacia Sandero is a no-nonsense hatchback that's ideal if you're looking for straightforward, inexpensive motoring. It's not devoid of creature comforts in Essential specification, mind, featuring the likes of air conditioning and a DAB radio. Lending it further appeal is the fact that, if you put down £1759, you can drive one for just £109 per month.

Our full review of the Dacia Sandero here

Monthly payment: £109

Cash price: £8595

Customer deposit: £1759

Dealer deposit contribution: £250

Total deposit: £2009

Duration: 36 months/annual mileage: 6000

Total amount of credit: £6586 at 4.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £3405

Total payable by customer: £9338, excess mileage fee: 8p per mile 

*Updated October 2018

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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.

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Comparison table with high street lenders' car loans

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Barclays car loans 

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

HSBC car loans

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

Lloyds Bank car loans

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

Nationwide car loans

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£1000-£25,000 15.0% 4.2% Main current account customers will get a discount of at least 1% APR

 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

 TSB car loans

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

*Updated October 2018, 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.
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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/
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Total repayment £8,930.17

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