Money Saver Spain Newsletter 26 September 2013

  • This Week's Top Event

     

    27 Sep is World Tourism Day, with events being held across Spain.

     

    Find offers after the news…

     

    Consumer News

     

    Outpatients who are dispensed medicines in hospitals in Spain will have to pay part of the cost (they used to be free) from 1 Oct. The maximum amount payable will be 4.20€.

     

    Electric prices will go up again in October by 3%, see our posts on how to make sure you’re on the best tariff and the OCU’s initiative to group buy electricity in Spain.

     

    Will Ryanair really change? Michael O’Leary’s latest comment is that the company needs to stop “annoying” people (see link for actual words used…).

     

    Take a look at this comparison table for branded olive oil prices in Spanish supermarkets (1 and 5 litre bottles) published by Spanish Consumer Organisation Facua. Mercadona tends to be the cheapest place to buy it.

     

    Latest Offers & Articles on Money Saver Spain

    -  Sephora in store promo: 15 days with 15% off make-up (all brands).

    -  20% discount on Disneyland Paris visits between 1 Oct 2013 to 2 Apr 2014, kids get free flights, hotel room, lunches and dinners during stay. Need to reserve before 15 Oct at Viajes El Corte Ingles.

    -  Want a big screen TV without paying big bucks? Report (in Spanish) on five reasonably priced large TVs on sale in Spain.

    -  Take along two of your old light bulbs to Bricor stores and get 3€ off Sylvania LED light bulbs.

    -  Eroski has launched a pilot scheme with up to 15% discount on 3000 items for Travel Club (loyalty card) holders. Only available in Logroño for the moment with a possible roll out nationwide next year.

    -  Cinema Festival in Spain, see how to get tickets for only 2.90€.

    -  2x1 on a selection of towels at Carrefour, cheapest one free. Also 50% off mattresses and bed bases. Both offers end 20 Oct.

    -  If you’re fed up of carrying around loyalty cards, take a look at Stocard and download their free app for iPhone and Android.

    -  Ends today, free delivery from Bodybell for purchases over 25€.

    -  When you make a purchase from a selection of LG products at El Corte Inglés stores until 5 Oct, you’ll get a voucher worth up to 20% of the price to spend on electronics or home appliances before 5 Jan 2014.

    -  C&A promo in-store only: Buy two knitwear items and get 50% off second item, can combine women’s, men’s & children’s. Ends 2 Oct.

    -  From 7:00 on 27 Sep, up to 50% off a selection of clothes for all the family and homeware at Marks and Spencer EU site.

    -  Women’secret My Basics range bras 17.99€ until 29 Sep, promo available online only (free exchanges & returns in store). Also 20% discount online ends 8 Oct with code NIVEAWS.

    -  “Good Prices” promo at Pimkie stores, up to 30% off a selection of items until 6 Oct (online too).

    -  Big brands, big savings – new post.

    -  If you have kids studying at University in Spain, take a look at Ingebook. Promo currently on: for every book bought you can get the digital copy free. Also, just for registering get 30 free books and library access for free (other paying options available).

    -  Monarch offer: up to £25 off return flights for travel 1 Oct 2013 to 31 Oct 2014.

    -  Conforama furniture stores offer up to 30% off selection of sofas and living room furniture until 30 Sep and on 5 & 6 Oct more than 200 TVs and home appliances at cost price.

    -  “Super Discounts” promo at Blanco online (summer clothing), big reductions, stocks limited.

    -  Philips let you try the Airfloss for 90 days and if you’re not happy you’ll get a full refund. Promo on all 2013, buy from any store, must send request for refund before 15 Jan 2014.

    -  If you live in (or are going to visit) Barcelona or Madrid, get 5€ credit to spend on your next taxi ride and a chance to win 200€ to spend on taxis. Just answer a simple question and register.

    -  Win a mini break for all the family with Gallina Blanca, need to upload a great photo of your kid eating his/her favourite food (and get lots of votes!!).

    -  Buy one item from L’Occitane en Provence “Best Sellers” range online and get free delivery until 28 Sep, use code BESTSELLERS.

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