Money Saver Spain - Newsletter 20 June 2013

  • This Week’s Top Offers

     

    Air conditioning discounts:

    • Endesa: up to 40% off units with 18 months interest-free credit (need to pay 2% admin charge) and a 3-year guarantee.
    • Hipercor: 15% off units and 10% off installation, ends 26 June.
    • Darty: Last days of closing down sale, including discounted air con units. Read our updated info about your consumer rights – Worten will take over all warranties for goods.

    More offers after the news...

    Consumer News

    Roaming charges to end next year in the EU (probably in July). Before then see our post on how to make sure you don’t pay too much when travelling abroad this summer.

     

    Vodafone have decided to remove the penalty clause if you change to another company before your contract expires, however this is only for clients who have not bought a phone from Vodafone (ie only purchased a SIM card).

     

    65% of the funds allocated for the Plan Pive 2 (discount for buying a new vehicle in Spain) have already been used. If you’re thinking of changing your old car, now is a good time with lots of offers for new cars.

     

    Tingo.com (owned by Trip Advisor) offers low hotel rates and if the rate drops after you’ve booked you get the difference back on your credit card. Add to this free room upgrades (if higher-priced rooms drop prices) and you can’t lose!

    Latest Offers & Articles on Money Saver Spain

    -  Stores in Spain are preparing for the summer sales period - exact start dates depend on each region, sales will last for 2 months.

    -  Open Doors Day at Teide Observatory in Tenerife on 21 & 22 June, free entry from 10:00-15:00.

    -  Orange launches their 4G service this month with the lowest tariff at 23€.

    -  Apple discounts for teachers and university students on MacBooks, iMacs and selected accessories. Free delivery on orders over 118€ from Apple’s online education store in Spain.

    -  4% back on fuel at Cepsa for Carrefour cardholders, 4% back to spend at El Corte Ingles or Hipercor when you pay with El Corte Ingles store card at Repsol, Campsa or Petronor.

    -  If you need to buy school textbooks for Spanish primary or secondary schools, see our latest post about so called "offers".

    -  Ends today: Up to 50% off at Women’secret and Springfield online. Still on at Women’secret: 50% off second item in My Basics range until 31 Aug (selected items only).

    -  If you buy blinds, canopies or mosquito nets for Velux windows, you can get the sales tax (21%) reimbursed by bank transfer. Fill in the online form, valid for purchases made 1 June to 31 July.

    -  Don’t forget our discount offer for personalised labels for kids clothing, bags, books, etc. from Stikets (website in English and Spanish). Promo still on: buy a Basic Pack before 22 June and get 24 free labels.

    -  Starbucks promo: 50% discount for your favourite drink on Mondays until 12:00h, print flyer from Facebook page.

    -  El Corte Ingles offers: 20% discount on beach towels, Blu-ray promo 2x20€ on selected titles.

    -  2x1 on selected Pixar films at Amazon Spain

    -  Ends today: 10% back as gift card when you buy a new kitchen or home appliances at Ikea. Need to have Ikea Family Card (free).

    -  Blanco are closing around 40 stores across Spain, see list on their Facebook page and visit stores to see offers. However don’t waste time on their online outlet - fantastic bargains but absolutely no stocks!

    -  Unilever offer their top brands (Dove, Knorr, Axe, Liptons & lots more) online with free delivery for orders over 39€. Once you’ve signed up you’ll get a 5€ discount for each of your friends (invited via email, Facebook or Twitter) that makes an order. Website in Spanish only.

    -  Offer at El Corte Ingles cafeterias: ham & cheese sandwich with a shandy for 3€, print flyer & use daily from 17:00 to 22:00 until 30 June.

    -  Publish your ads on eBay for free in Spain until 29 June: 5 free ads (only for newbies), must be via eBay’s mobile app. See our eBay guide also for tips & tricks.

    -  50% off suitcases at Salvador Bachiller online, offer ends in August.

    -  For newbies to The Body Shop online, free delivery with your first order – need to sign up to newsletter. Also 50% off second item in offers section.

    -  2x1 at Brasa y Leña restaurants, valid Sun to Thurs until 30 June on Rodizio Gold menus for a maximum of 4 people. Also 2x1 at Cañas y Tapas, valid every day until 30 June. For both offers download non-prepayment coupons and check participating restaurants across Spain (click on “otras direcciones”).

    -  Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer 15 ml sample, fill in form and take to any Kiehl’s boutique, men’s Hugo Boss samples (choose from 4 different fragrances), Boots Laboratories Optiva samples available at chemists across Spain and 10% discount on any purchase, need to like on Facebook.

    -  Car rental reservations with Europcar via Viajes El Corte Ingles made before 30 June get a 20% discount.