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Money Saving Offers, Deals & Vouchers

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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.

Deals Of The Week

Deals, offers & promotions on cars, products and services 

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Monday 19 February

Save 29% on a Karcher pressure washer

The Karcher K2  Premium car and home pressure washer is now £120, down from £170. The K2 kit comprises of a patio cleaner, a foam nozzle, and a Karcher wash brush. The pack also includes a 500ml ready to use car shampoo. The hose, lances, high pressure gun and cable can be all be stored directly on the machine, and the telescopic handle can be collapsed down for even the highest of spaces. The K2 comes complete with a two-year warranty as well.

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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 HJ18 at ALA GAP Insurance* and get 12 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

Make sure you use the code before 31 March 2018.

MotorEasy Warranty - 12% off*       Download (2)

We've arranged a deal on warranty cover just for HonestJohn.co.uk readers. Use it by calling MotorEasy* on 0800 131 0001 once you have a quote that you're happy with and quoting HJ12 to get 12 per cent off the standard price of a policy.

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

Make sure you use the code before 31 March 2018.

1Too late to bag a bargain? Deals from previous weeks
2Deals between 12-16 February

Deal of the week

35% discount on Oxford heated motorbike handle grips

If you're going to ride your motorcycle this time of year, Hot Grips are a must. And they're currently down from £80 to £50.

Monday 12 February

Free accessory pack worth £750 when you buy a Suzuki V-Strom

Get £750 worth of free Suzuki accessories when you buy a 2017 V-Strom 650/XT or V-Strom 1000/XT. Offers ends 31 March 2018.

Tuesday 13 February

60% discount on an Aukey dual-port in-car charger

Save £6 on an Aukey dual-port car charger, originally £10, when you use the code GFAE6IZD on Amazon. Offer ends 28 February 2018.

Wednesday 14 February

Save £70 on an Apeman dash camera

The Apeman C470 is currently selling on Amazon for £40, down from £110.

Thursday 15 February

Save over £40 on Castrol engine oil

A 4-litre bottle of Castrol EDGE 5W-30 engine oil is currently reduced by 62% on Amazon, down from the original £68 to £26.

Friday 16 February

Save over 40% on an ice scraper

The RevHeads ice scraper is now down to £8. It might be more expensive than the flimsy examples you can buy at your local petrol station, or the gift card that sits in your wallet, but it's also much more up to the job. There's also a claw side of the scraper to break up big chunks of ice if needs be.

3Deals between 5-9 February 2018

Deal of the week

Save £500 on any new Suzuki

Get £500 off the list price of any new Suzuki model with Suzuki Saturdays National sales event on Saturday 17 February. Vehicles must be registered by 28 February 2018.

Monday 5 February

Free insurance on a Vauxhall Corsa

Get one year's free insurance when you buy a Vauxhall Corsa (Energy or Limited Edition) on 0% APR Flexible Finance (so you’ll also own your car at the end of the deal). You need to be aged between 21 and 75 to be eligible.

Tuesday 6 February

Save over £20 on a CTEK battery charger

The CTEK MXS 5.0 Battery Charger is currently £58, down from £80. The CTEK battery charger is Amazon's best seller and is well-reviewed. It also comes with automatic temperature compensation, which offers improved charging efficiency at all temperatures.

Wednesday 7 February

Trade in your current Kia and save £500 on the price of a Sportage

This offer is available until 31 March 2018, to those aged 18 or over. The £500 saving includes VAT on the price of a Rio, new Picanto, Sportage or new Sorento for customers trading in their current Kia (any model). The trade-in must have been owned by the new car customer for a minimum of three months prior to the new car's registration date.

Thursday 8 February

Save £40 when you buy four Michelin CrossClimate tyres at Blackcircles.com

If you buy four Micheling CrossClimate, CrossClimate+ or CrossClimate SUV tyres from Blackcircles.com, you can get £40 off if they're 17-inch or bigger. For 16-inch and smaller you'll still get a £25 discount.

Friday 9 February

40% discount on Europcar luxury car hire this Valentine's Day

Europcar is offering 40% off Mercedes-Benz E-Class and S-Class  models for the perfect Valentines gift.  Reservations need to be made between 8 and 16 February 2018, for rentals to be taken between 9 February and 28 March 2018.

4Deals between 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2018

Deal of the week

Free fitting when you purchase BFGoodrich tyres

Get up to £50 free fitting when you buy car, van or 4x4 BFGoodrich tyres online through ATS Euromaster. Save £26 when buying two tyres, £39 when buying three tyres or £52 when buying four BFGoodrich tyres. The discount will be applied automatically at the basket. This offer is valid on purchases made in a single transaction online between until 28th February 2018.

Monday 29 January

20% off in-car technology at Halfords

Save money on everything from dash cameras and satnavs to in-car chargers and phone mounts. Offer ends until the end of January 2018.

Tuesday 30 January

Upgrade to a Renault Crossover to get up to £2000 extra towards your p/x

Trade in your old car before 31 March 2018 and Renault will give you up to an extra £500 towards the new Captur, £1500 towards the Kadjar and £2000 towards the new Koleos. This is in addition to current Renault offers.

Wednesday 31 January

43% discount on a dog guard

The Sakura dog guard is now £18, down from £30. The guard ensures that the driver, other occupants and your dog are safe. Width is adjustable from 106cm to 145cm to enable a perfect fit. The guard is suitable for most hatchbacks, estate cars and small vans.

Thursday 1 February

Get a free tyre safety check if you own a Volkswagen

Volkswagen retailers are offering drivers a free Tyre Safety Check (tyre condition, tread depth and pressure will be assessed). Vehicles will also receive an Express Visual Check (which involves a Volkswagen technician examining 34 areas of the car to make sure it is ready for the final months of winter, and beyond), and will be washed and vacuumed prior to being handed back. It will all be completed for free – and the retailer will also ensure the spare tyre or tyre mobility kit is ready for action. The offer runs from 1 February 2018 to 28 February 2018 and applies to all Volkswagen cars aged between 18 months and 10 years old.

Friday 2 February

Save up to £1945 on a new SEAT Leon Cupra 300

Discounts apply to all three Leon Cupra 300 bodystyles: SC (Sports Coupe), five-door and ST (Sports Tourer). However, the Leon SC Cupra 300 DSG-auto gets from the largest saving, with £1945 taken off of its previous price. The best-selling five-door and ST are just a smidgen behind losing £1905.

5Deals between 22-26 January 2017

Deal of the week

Save £10 on the AlcoSense Elite Breathalyser

The pocket-sized breathaliser is very accurate, and clearly shows when your blood alcohol level puts you over the legal limit to drive. The AlcoSense device automatically performs a sensor clean after every time it is used, helping to keep the sensor in top condition and reading at its most accurate. It's currently £49.99 on Amazon.

Monday 22 January

Free motorcycle accessory pack worth £235

Motorcycles Direct are offering a pack of free accessories worth £235 with every Piaggio, Vespa, MP3 or small Aprilia purchased. This pack includes a LID Helmet (£99.99), Oxford Aquatex Bike Cover (£24.99), Oxford Barrier Tough Chain Lock (£59.99), Oxford Comfy (£14.99), Oxford Junior Disc Lock (£19.99) and Tool Kit (£15.99).

Tuesday 23 January

Save £1000 on a new Honda

You'll get £1000 and complimentary five years' servicing worth £599 towards a new Honda when you test drive the new Civic (excluding Type R), HR-V, CR-V or Jazz before 31 January 2018.

Wednesday 24 January

10% off car seats at Mothercare

Get 10% off all full price car seats at Mothercare when you use the code HOMETRAVEL10 at the online checkout. Offer valid until 31 January 2018.

Thursday 25 January

No payments on a new Peugeot for the first three months

Peugeot's Winter Drive offers allows you to buy a new model without making any payments for three months. The offer is available until 31 January 2018.

Friday 26 January

One year's free insurance on a Renault Clio

Insurance offer available on purchases of new Clio (excluding Expression and Renault Sport) when purchased through Renault finance. Available to customers aged 21-79 and who have have earnt a minimum of one years no claims discount. Must be ordered before 31 January 2018 and register by 31 March 2018.

6Deals between 15-19 January 2018

Deal of the week

Euro Car Parts sale

Get discounts on everything from batteries and tyre inflators to pressure washers and dash cameras in the Euro Car Parts mid-month sale. Use discount code: MID40.

Monday 15 January

£30 cashback from Admiral car insurance*

Take out a new Admiral car insurance policy between 15 January and 4 February 2018 and you will be eligible for £30 cashback. It's only valid on new policies though (so you can't claim it on a renewal).

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Tuesday 16 January

Halfords' windscreen chip repair

Halfords is offering a windscreen chip repair service for just £25. The service doesn't affect your No Claims Bonus and it's easier than going through the hassle of your insurance.

Wednesday 17 January

Save 30% on an Aukey dashcam

Get the Aukey DR01 dash camera for £42, down from £60. The dashcam records in Full HD 1080p at 30fps and can save you time, hassle and money in the event of an accident. Click here to see the full review of the Aukey DR01 here.

Thursday 18 January

Save £1000 on a new SEAT

Get a £1000 discount on a new SEAT Ibiza, Leon, Ateca or Arona when you download and fill out the Fresh Start Savings form.

Friday 19 January

50% off AA and RAC breakdown cover

Save 50% off UK breakdown cover with Green Flag. If your vehicle is 10 years old or under, you can get 50% off your renewal quote from the AA or RAC for the closest equivalent UK Vehicle Cover. Or, if your renewal quote is for Personal Cover with the AA or RAC and your vehicle is 10 years or under you can get 30% off your renewal quote for the closest equivalent UK Vehicle cover instead.

Petrol Prices for W/C 19 February 2018

Average petrol and diesel prices have dropped for a second week in a row, but only by 1ppl. Petrol prices fell from 121.9ppl to 120.8pppl, while diesel dropped from 124.5ppl to 123.5. Average fuel prices are at the lowest they've been since the start of 2018, although we're still a long way off the 114ppl we saw last summer...

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New Car Deals

Below are deals on new cars that we think are worth highlighting. If you're looking to cut costs to the bone, we've uncovered cars that you can drive for less than £100 per month, but if you're looking to buy something bigger or more expensive, we have those deals covered too - in depth - in our Cheap Car Finance section.

PCP Car Finance: Small cars for under £100 a month

We've looked all over to find you the best offers on small cars. 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 cheapest we currently know of:

The car The PCP finance deal

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Dacia Sandero Ambience SCe 75PS

The Dacia Sandero offers a refreshing change to other 'value' alternatives, with prices starting from less than £7500. It's quite a lot more practical than similarly priced cars like the Citroen C1, plus it's cheap to run and easy to drive, making it a great choice for the budget-conscious.

Our full review of the Dacia Sandero here 

Monthly payment: £89

Cash price: £7395

Customer deposit: £1361

Dealer deposit contribution: £400

Total deposit: £1761

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 6000

Total amount of credit: £5634 at 7.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £2676

Total payable by customer: £8709, excess mileage fee: 8p per mile 

Celerio

Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ2

While the Suzuki Celerio isn't the most interesting car in its class, it does offer good fuel economy and low tax - making it an good value little runabout. It also currently comes with one year's free insurance and three years' servicing.

Our full review of the Suzuki Celerio here 

Monthly payment: £89

Cash price: £7499

Customer deposit: £1945

Dealer deposit contribution: £0

Total deposit: £1945

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 6000

Total amount of credit: £5554 at 5.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £2206

Total payable by customer: £8423, excess mileage fee: 7p per mile 

Ka+

Ford Ka+ Studio 1.2 Ti-VCT 70PS

The Ford Ka+ is a different animal to the previous generation Ka, which was known to be a bit problematic. Now based on the Fiesta, the Ka+ is not only the cheapest new Ford - but is also a nice little hatchback. It isn't the most exciting engine, but running costs are low. The Ka+ is available on a PCP deal for £98 a month over four years. There's no Ford deposit contribution but you'll get more space for your money considering the size of this car compared to the little city cars in this list.

Our full review of the Ford Ka+ here

Monthly payment: £98

Cash price: £9295

Customer deposit: £2700

Dealer deposit contribution: £0

Total deposit: £0

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 6000

Total amount of credit: £6595 at 5.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £2992

Total payable by customer: £10,439, excess mileage fee: 7.2p per mile 

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Hyundai i10 S 1.0 66PS

The i10 is a handsome hatchback, offering an impressive amount of space in the cabin and a good quality interior. It recently won our Most Popular City Car award is only £100 over the course of four years on PCP. While the deposit is a bit steep at £2300, Hyundai will also contribute £250.

Our full review of the Hyundai i10 here

Monthly payment: £100

Cash price: £8995

Customer deposit: £2300

Dealer deposit contribution: £250

Total deposit: £2550

Duration: 49 months/annual mileage: 8000

Total amount of credit: £6445 at 4.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £2541

Total payable by customer: £9885, excess mileage fee: 9p per mile 

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Kia Picanto 1.0 66PS

The Picanto is a smart looking small car, and this offer on the five-door model with air conditioning comes with monthly payments of £93 over three years if you're prepared to stump up a deposit of £2600. It’s a pretty good deal, and should you decide to complete the purchase with the final payment, you’ll also have the benefit of Kia’s seven-year warranty.

Our full review of the Kia Picanto here

Monthly payment: £93

Cash price: £9450

Customer deposit: £2600

Dealer deposit contribution: £500

Total deposit: £3100

Duration: 36months/annual mileage: 8000

Total amount of credit: £6350 at 4.9% APR representative, Optional final payment: £3766

Total payable by customer: £10,201 excess mileage fee: 7.5p per mile 

+Updated October 2017

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Car manufacturers offering car finance deals with free insurance:

Citroen offers free insurance, as well as road tax and servicing costs, through SimplyDrive.

The new SEAT Ibiza comes with one year's free insurance for drivers over 18 years old. This offer ends on 4 December 2017.

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

The new Volkswagen Polo comes with one year's free comprehensive cover.

The Renault Clio is on offer with one year's free insurance.

Car manufacturers offering car finance deals with zero percent finance:

Alfa Romeo, Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Skoda, smart, Suzuki and Toyota

See more Manufacturer Offers>>>

 

Car loan rates available from high street lenders

Always shop around before taking out finance. What may seem like a good in the showroom may not be all it seems. Below are representative rates currently available from high street lenders to help you make an informed decision. The lowest high street rate is currently with TSB.

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

Barclays car loans 

Barclays 

£1000-£50,000 22.9% 4.9% Lowest APR available between £7500 and £15,000

HSBC car loans

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£1000-£25,000 21.9% 3.3% "Lowest ever rate" for new customers borrowing between £7000 and £15,000

Lloyds Bank car loans

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£1000-£50,000 27.7% 4.6% Lowest APR available between £7500 and £25,000

Nationwide car loans

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£1000-£25,000 13.9% 3.4% 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 30% 2.9% TSB loans allow two repayment holidays

+Updated October 2017, figures from lenders' websites

Ask HJ

How can I save money insuring an old car?

How can I save money insuring an old car?
Shopping around for quotes should help keep the price down. Things like having a garage to store it in and limiting the mileage can also help.
Answered by Keith Moody
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My wife only has a provisional license, should I add her as a named driver to my policy to save money?

I recently leased a second car and own a 2010 Hyundai i30 outright. I would like to give the i30 to my wife, but she only has a provisional licence. Should I retain both cars and simply add her to the insurance, or am I better 'selling' the car to her and letting her own it? Which is likely the cheapest route from an insurance perspective?
Retain both cars and put her on as a provisional driver. This is certainly the cheapest way of doing it. If you do it the other way, she will have no No Claims Bonus and will be the main driver. As a result the premium will be much much higher because she will be seen as higher risk.
Answered by Tim Kelly
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What dash cam would you recommend for £100?

I would like to buy a dash cam, paying a maximum of £100. Could you recommend one, please? I want one that will record decent images in all light situations.
£100 is a great budget for a dash camera, you'll find plenty that have good features and image quality. A Nextbase 412GW is a good buy and available for £100 if you shop around, or you can save a bit of money and go for the very discreet Anker Roav. This has a design that means it can be easily hidden from view. It's around £80, leaving enough money to get it professionally hard-wired. Our list of dash cam best buys is here: https://www.honestjohn.co.uk/products/top-10s/top-10-best-dash-cameras-to-suit-all-budgets/
Answered by John Slavin
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Best available rate 9.20%

Total repayment £9,304.93

Total cost of credit £1,804.93

£155.08

60 monthly payments

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Representative example

The Representative APR is 13.2% (fixed) so if you borrow £7,500 over 4 years at a rate of 13.2% p.a (fixed) you will repay £199.21 per month and repay £9562.20 in total.