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    • MrHuKa
    • By MrHuKa 10th Dec 16, 1:20 AM
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    EasySaver Card with 7.5% instant discount + any other brand discount? Anybody?
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    • 10th Dec 16, 1:20 AM
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    EasySaver Card with 7.5% instant discount + any other brand discount? Anybody? 10th Dec 16 at 1:20 AM
    Anybody heard or used it? I have just read about this Easy Saver Card and it sounds pretty good as we can get a giftcard, load money with instant 7.5% off then spend it and get any additional promotion from retailers as well as cashback:
    "The EasySaver Card is your passport to high street shopping. It is a discount card which grants you an impressive 7.5% discount at a huge array for top retail outlets. Simply load money onto the card and the discount is applied instantly (e.g. load £200 and only pay £185). It's convenient, secure and really easy to manage."
    Too good to be true, do you guys think so? Anybody used it before? Need some information about this ASAP
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    • Lisbon
    • By Lisbon 10th Dec 16, 10:19 AM
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    • 10th Dec 16, 10:19 AM
    Find out where the cash you pay to load the card actually goes - who holds the money and what happens if they go bust and the cards become worthless?
    • 20thcenturycat
    • By 20thcenturycat 11th Dec 16, 6:29 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 6:29 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 6:29 PM
    It does sound promising - maybe just make sure to only load the card just before you're going to use it and don't carry a balance on it? Would be interested in any feedback if you do use it.

    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 11th Dec 16, 7:53 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 7:53 PM
    It's not registered in the uk , isle of man
    I'm the Board Guide of the Referrers ,Telephones, Pensions , Shop Don't drop ,over 50's and Discount Code boards which means I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum runnning smoothly .However, please remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.
    • creased-leach
    • By creased-leach 11th Dec 16, 8:32 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 8:32 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 8:32 PM
    I've had one as post of my works 'perks' for nearly two years: used it a few times without issue, but a top up can sometimes take a while to appear on the card.
    Only dead fish go with the flow...
    • Apricot12
    • By Apricot12 11th Dec 16, 8:54 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 8:54 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 8:54 PM
    I have on of these through my work, have saved loads. It can be used in so many places. The down side is that shop assistants do not seem to have seen them much and sometimes say we do not take these when they do getting them to try swiping is difficult sometimes.
    • MrHuKa
    • By MrHuKa 11th Dec 16, 11:40 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 11:40 PM
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    • 11th Dec 16, 11:40 PM
    My friend had and used without any problems. It seems really potential, however I have no idea where to buy or get this card as I'm still a postgraduate student. It can just be provided when you work in some organisation I guess?
    • Marcon
    • By Marcon 12th Dec 16, 2:20 PM
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    • 12th Dec 16, 2:20 PM
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    • 12th Dec 16, 2:20 PM
    My friend had and used without any problems. It seems really potential, however I have no idea where to buy or get this card as I'm still a postgraduate student. It can just be provided when you work in some organisation I guess?
    Originally posted by MrHuKa
    Yes - it's a 'work perk'. You can't just buy one.
    • MrHuKa
    • By MrHuKa 13th Dec 16, 2:47 PM
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    • 13th Dec 16, 2:47 PM
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    • 13th Dec 16, 2:47 PM
    Yes - it's a 'work perk'. You can't just buy one.
    Originally posted by Marcon
    Ok I see. Is there any possible way I can buy the card from somebody who has it?
    • Marcon
    • By Marcon 13th Dec 16, 3:15 PM
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    Ok I see. Is there any possible way I can buy the card from somebody who has it?
    Originally posted by MrHuKa
    No - there are strong anti-fraud measures in place to prevent such a thing.
    • MrHuKa
    • By MrHuKa 2nd Feb 17, 5:12 PM
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    No - there are strong anti-fraud measures in place to prevent such a thing.
    Originally posted by Marcon
    ok so can I maybe borrow or pay for somebody else to buy something for me using his card?
    • martinski99
    • By martinski99 7th Oct 17, 12:39 PM
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    I've had one of these cards for years, use it all the time so I usually load a few £100 on it. Then one day it was declined as it had expired and with it so had the balance. They don't remind you despite saying on their website that they will (funny that), so just be careful.
    • 1marjorie
    • By 1marjorie 7th Nov 17, 3:55 PM
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    easy saver card
    I used my card to buy a Dyson vacuum cleaner from Argos recently that was already on offer, saved nearly £15 on top but downside is, if you return an item they can't refund on card, you have to accept gift vouchers instead from that particular store or any other store you buy from.
    • 1marjorie
    • By 1marjorie 11th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
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    The easy saver card can be used in almost 100 different shops (not supermarkets) but can be used in Iceland. If you print off the shops you can use the Love2shop Card in then I think its the same. I have separate reloadable cards for Sainsburys 5% and Asda 4%.
    • jennyd1975
    • By jennyd1975 9th Feb 18, 12:03 PM
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    I've got one, ive got an auto top up of £10 each month on it through work. Works perfect, I tend to spend it on Boots or Wilkinsons and its great to suddenly find ive got £50 save up for the odd bits and pieces.
    • Africat
    • By Africat 15th Feb 18, 3:39 AM
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    Also had mine for years which again is a work perk as previous posts mention. I Mainly use mine at Wilko and Iceland, again as another post states sometimes you can get assistants saying they don't take it when they do, they've just never seen it before!
    The other frustrating thing is as the gift card isn't aligned to any one store the balance isn't stated on the receipts so it can be hard to keep a track on the remaining balance; there is a balance checker and transaction history on the love to shop website but it's a bit of a pain getting the card out to check the number.

    As one of the earlier posts mentions though, just be careful and keep an eye on the expiry date as there's no advance warning with it. I lost some funds a couple of years ago which I did get back eventually after ringing them loads of times and battling it out with them - they realised the flaw in their system and that there was an issue even though it is mentioned in their t's & c' as there's no email giving advance warning of the expiry date approaching and the website still allows you to top up so close to tge expiry date with no advance warning.
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