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    • claire21
    • By claire21 21st Nov 10, 11:19 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:19 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:19 PM
    off to bed now but theres a thread I read on hukd about this deal if you can find it
    • Mammy_of_4_boys
    • By Mammy_of_4_boys 21st Nov 10, 11:26 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:26 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:26 PM
    oooo....I am curious about this as well. DS has just sprung it on me he would like a DSi XL and I was going to get in on Wednesday at Sainsbury's....if they still had them, but if PC World are doing the price promise thing it would make it under 100....which is TOTALLY fantastic.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 21st Nov 10, 11:47 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:47 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:47 PM
    would they take an extra ten percent off
    Originally posted by robstersgirl
    Isn't their price promise 10% of the difference? Also needs to be in stock:

    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/Price-Promise-875-theme.html

    Anon
  • imsraj
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:58 PM
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    • 21st Nov 10, 11:58 PM
    they do the same price promise as currys. price much and 10% off the difference. for example dsi at pc world is 110 and in sainsburys 94 the difference is 16. therefore that 10% difference is 1.60, so ur total price for dsi should be around 92 ish. by the way they dont accept the 5 voucher when u ask them for 10% difference. so to get more off the price dont ask for the 10%, just ask them to beat the price them give them the 5 voucher which takes another 5 off.
  • oldnfrumpy
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 12:04 AM
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 12:04 AM
    It has to be an identical product that is in stock too (i.e. if it's a bundle it will have to be the same deal) and it has to be within so many miles of the other store, they will call them and check it's available to buy and take away that day too so it's best you check yourself 1st. And as already mentioned it will only be 10% of the difference and not 10% off the price and can not be used with any other offers.
  • robstersgirl
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 12:31 AM
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 12:31 AM
    thanks very much for the replies reckon it's worth a shot day off Tuesday so will have a go I need 2 and I'll probably get one in Sainsburys then k can take that to pc world for them to price match and for me to *try* and use my voucher
    thanks to everyone who pointed out it's ten per cent of the difference wouldn't have thought of that
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  • debbieblues1
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 8:15 AM
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    • 22nd Nov 10, 8:15 AM
    i tried this the other day with the black wii, selling for 179.99 in currys/pc world, so 60 saving in sainsburys, they werent impressed at all, and i didnt end up getting it, they had no manager in, and he needed to confirm the price as it was such a big difference lol
    I spent too much time on facebook, so deleted it !!!
    Found a new hobby!!!
    Just sooo expensive and time consuming
    CHEERS GUYS !!!!!!
  • scrimpandsave
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    • 27th Nov 10, 9:00 PM
    Price Promise
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    • 27th Nov 10, 9:00 PM
    Hi all,
    I've just been a tad unlucky with PC World and wanted some advice. I bought a laptop at the close of business on Wed night. I traded in my laptop and got 50 off which was great, but first thing thursday they introduced 100 trade in if you buy a laptop over 500, which mine is and then to make it worse lowered the laptop by 25. My question is really, will they price match themselves? sounds so stupid doesn't it? but the person offering the better deal is them!! just days after. It's not been 7 days yet and I'll be prepared to go in tomorrow to talk about it, but I'm really sad about it as that's 75 difference!
  • dobsoncrew
    Hi all,
    I've just been a tad unlucky with PC World and wanted some advice. I bought a laptop at the close of business on Wed night. I traded in my laptop and got 50 off which was great, but first thing thursday they introduced 100 trade in if you buy a laptop over 500, which mine is and then to make it worse lowered the laptop by 25. My question is really, will they price match themselves? sounds so stupid doesn't it? but the person offering the better deal is them!! just days after. It's not been 7 days yet and I'll be prepared to go in tomorrow to talk about it, but I'm really sad about it as that's 75 difference!
    Originally posted by scrimpandsave
    You Can only try
  • robstersgirl
    Hi all,
    I've just been a tad unlucky with PC World and wanted some advice. I bought a laptop at the close of business on Wed night. I traded in my laptop and got 50 off which was great, but first thing thursday they introduced 100 trade in if you buy a laptop over 500, which mine is and then to make it worse lowered the laptop by 25. My question is really, will they price match themselves? sounds so stupid doesn't it? but the person offering the better deal is them!! just days after. It's not been 7 days yet and I'll be prepared to go in tomorrow to talk about it, but I'm really sad about it as that's 75 difference!
    Originally posted by scrimpandsave
    it would be a good will gesture if they did refund the difference , you could try taking it back though as you're entitled to as they have your laptop they would surely have to give you the new price on your new purchase not sure how it works with trade in , but I'd definitely give it a try .
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    • Shimrod
    • By Shimrod 28th Nov 10, 11:48 AM
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    Hi all,
    I've just been a tad unlucky with PC World and wanted some advice. I bought a laptop at the close of business on Wed night. I traded in my laptop and got 50 off which was great, but first thing thursday they introduced 100 trade in if you buy a laptop over 500, which mine is and then to make it worse lowered the laptop by 25. My question is really, will they price match themselves? sounds so stupid doesn't it? but the person offering the better deal is them!! just days after. It's not been 7 days yet and I'll be prepared to go in tomorrow to talk about it, but I'm really sad about it as that's 75 difference!
    Originally posted by scrimpandsave
    As others have said you can only try. Argos did refund me 40 difference on a fridge/freezer which had dropped in price the day after I ordered it, so some companies will do it.
  • jandrewcrook
    where are you all finding ds, dsi etc at that price for sainsburys...tried the website and nothing comes up?
    Could somebody point me in the right direction please.
    • chrisiow
    • By chrisiow 28th Nov 10, 12:02 PM
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    I got pcworld to price match sainsburys on a dsi-xl, I phoned around to find a sainsburys with stock within 30 miles and took a copy of the sainsburys price page(link below), they didn't bother phoning sainsburys and did it for 105.12 with a free venom safety pack.
    http://www.j-sainsbury.co.uk/index.asp?PageID=424&Year=2010&NewsID=1417
  • abjem21
    Hi all,
    I've just been a tad unlucky with PC World and wanted some advice. I bought a laptop at the close of business on Wed night. I traded in my laptop and got 50 off which was great, but first thing thursday they introduced 100 trade in if you buy a laptop over 500, which mine is and then to make it worse lowered the laptop by 25. My question is really, will they price match themselves? sounds so stupid doesn't it? but the person offering the better deal is them!! just days after. It's not been 7 days yet and I'll be prepared to go in tomorrow to talk about it, but I'm really sad about it as that's 75 difference!
    Originally posted by scrimpandsave
    It can't do any harm to try, just remember you are not actually entitled to a refund, so be the nicest most polite person you can be to stand the best chance of getting the person serving you on your side. If you get angry and lose your temper you are very very unlikely to get what you want. Trust me, I work in a shop.
    To anyone that tells you "There is no I in team" say no there isn't, but there ARE TWO I'S IN COMMISSION and I dont get paid "Team".....................
    Fient Heart, Fare Maiden, Never Juan.
    • Mammy_of_4_boys
    • By Mammy_of_4_boys 28th Nov 10, 12:48 PM
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    I decided just to get the DSi XL at Sainbury's as they also had a Samsung Blu Ray player I wanted marked down to 99 and I had a voucher for double points for purchases over 30, so instead of the hassle I made the one trip, got 2 Christmas gifts and nearly 2000 nectar points.
  • scrimpandsave
    It can't do any harm to try, just remember you are not actually entitled to a refund, so be the nicest most polite person you can be to stand the best chance of getting the person serving you on your side. If you get angry and lose your temper you are very very unlikely to get what you want. Trust me, I work in a shop.
    Originally posted by abjem21
    I worked in a shop too until last month, I still work in a customer facing environment now so I know not to kick off because it's not nice, the person you kick off at is never the problem, we don't write the rules for the stores, we just get min wage to be shouted at about them
    Thanks to all for the advice, I did get my 25 difference, but not the laptop trade in price as I'd already sort of gathered for myself. I agree with their reasoning that I took the deal on in store that day, and to be fair to them there's not really any POS to suggest the deal is different at all, it only came to my attention on this site (currently to the right of this page) As I've posted previously, what upset me was on the night I traded in the sales man said that I'd not get a better trade in deal than that, that I'd not even get that price for the laptop privately now, only to have it confirmed by the sales man today that there's every chance he'd have known by the next day the deal would be better. They're just doing their job at the end of the day and maximising the sale, but can't help but feel aggitated in a way I just wouldn't be if he'd not said I was getting a good deal if that makes sense. Hey ho, 25 back is a great bonus!
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