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    • Dormouse
    • By Dormouse 18th Sep 12, 7:34 PM
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    Try Me Free Hunt
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    • 18th Sep 12, 7:34 PM
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    Try Me Free Hunt 18th Sep 12 at 7:34 PM
    Introduction by Martin

    This thread is all about products which let you try me for free. A huge amount of work goes into it by a range of volunteers, led and collated by Dormouse. Thanks to all for all the hard work. Enough from me... onto Dormouse for the real info.


    ____________________________________

    What is a try me free product?

    The products listed on this thread have short lived a Try Me Free (TMF) or Money Back Guarantee promotion, meaning you pay for the product but later receive the money back (usually as a cheque, Postal Orders or cash). Sometimes you get postage paid for as well.

    It is essential that you buy the product and send off your claim before the closing date. TMF products usually have a bright flash on the packaging, something along the lines of "Try me free" (very imaginative ). Sometimes you'll see them on the shelf with TMF-less products and you have to make sure you pick up the flashed product in order to enter.

    Read the Terms and Conditions PROPERLY!!

    Each TMF promotion has its own terms & conditions, which are always printed on the packaging (in annoyingly small print). Follow it to the letter - they are usually very strict!

    You almost always have to send them the original receipt, and very often a brief statement of what you liked/disliked about the product.

    TMFs are always (or maybe 99.999999% - anyone remember the cheese one a couple of years ago?) one per household, so you can only get money back for one product. If you've another address (parents, in-laws, friends, even work maybe) you can often legitimately buy more than one, just buy them separately and with separate receipts (and make sure no-one at the other address is a compulsive TMFer too ).

    Sometimes, companies think of completely bizarre things to ask... you might have to cut bits off the packaging, send a certain-sized bit of paper, only in black ink, whatever, follow it closely!

    How long does it take to get paid?

    You are supposed to receive your refund within 28 days usually, but this varies a tremendous amount. Anything between 4 days and 2 months is normal.


    Here is a list of all the current TMFs:
    Please report any new ones you find by clicking reply

    Most offers require a special pack; for ones that don't, let's attempt to post the address here (just click reply)

    All offers are one per household. Only 2nd class postage will be refunded, where mentioned. Remember to circle your purchase on the receipt.

    I'll keep updating this post as new offers appear.

    Happy hunting!


    ON-GOING TMF/MBG PROMOTIONS (no closing date):



    O'Keeffe's hand or feet creams - MBG - no closing date
    details HERE (click on 100% Money Back Guarantee)

    The Breath Company products -
    100% Money-Back Guarantee - no closing date
    If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it to us for a prompt and courteous refund or replacement.

    Details HERE

    Stocked by Boots/Superdrug and Amazon etc.

    If you purchased a "The Breath Company" product, simply return the unused portion to us by mail to the address below. Please make sure you include your full name, order date, and copy of the UK store receipt with your order to receive full credit. The purchase price of the products will be refunded or replacement products will be sent.

    Hill's Ideal Balance
    Dog or Cat food - MBG - no closing date (?)
    You can also get a £5 money-off voucher by registering on their website HERE

    Note: not a postal promotion - you have to take the actual product back to the store:

    "We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, which is a guarantee of quality, consistency and taste. If a pet refuses to eat one of our products or it does not meet our usual high quality standards, the opened bag (or unused cans) and remaining food may be returned to the retailer for replacement (or refund)."

    Miracle Gro Patch Magic
    - MBG - no closing date
    details here
    Dulux Once paint: money back guarantee.
    If the paint doesn't do what it says on the tin i.e. cover in one coat, then they give you your money back.
    You have to ring the number on the side of the paint and then the people ask you what colour you bought and what colour you were painting over, you then get a reference number which you have to write on the top of your receipt and send it to Dulux (they give you the address on the phone).

    Colgate® ProClinical®electric toothbrush - 30 Day Challenge - no closing date?
    Try the Colgate® ProClinical® electric toothbrush for 30 days from date of purchase. If you are not satisfied with this product, return the product within 45 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price (shipping and handling excluded). You must return the product in its original box with all contents: handle, refill brush heads, charger, travel case (if applicable), together with the original cash register receipt showing this product was purchased in the United Kingdom. Please allow 6-8 weeks for handling. Please contact Colgate Consumer Affairs Centre, 00-800-321-321-32.
    Pai Skincare - 30-day Satisfaction Guarantee - no closing date

    details HERE



    CURRENT TMF/MBG PROMOTIONS

    Fol Epi cheese - TMF - closes 15/06/17
    Waitrose only

    Claim within 28 days



    Heinz [Seriously] Good Mayonnaise - MBG - closes 30/06/17

    Claim online or via post

    All details HERE


    Aveeno After Shower Mist -
    "Love it or your money back!" - closes30/06/17 but buy before 31/12/16
    See www.aveeno.co.uk/moneyback for claim form and full T&C
    Lights by Tena - "Feel Fresh or It's Free" - closes 28/07/2017
    details HERE


    Listerine® Total Care and Listerine® Total Care Zero;
    250ml, 500ml and 1L variants - "21 day challenge" - closes 31/07/17 but buy before 30/06/17
    Details here

    Coupon here

    One bottle cap required
    Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set - MBG - closes 31/07/2017 but buy between 20/07/2016 and 20/06/2017
    1. Purchase one promotional pack of Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set between 20/07/2016 and 20/06/2017 - Packs can be purchased in Tesco, Asda, Waitrose, Boots, Superdrug, Lloyds Pharmacy, Rowlands, Co-Op, Day Lewis, Sainsbury's ,Wilko, Morrisons, Ocado, Amazon and Independent Pharmacies while stock lasts.
    2. Within 7 days of purchase date shown on the till receipt, participants must visit www.canespromoneyback.co.uk to register their participation in the Money Back Guarantee offer and watch the instructional video. All details requested on the Register page must be completed and a photo of their till receipt and their fungal nail must be uploaded at the same time.

    Birds Eye Hello Morning! products
    (frozen pancakes and waffles) - TMF - closes 31/08/17
    Promotional pack needed
    Kingsmill Super Toasty - "Best Ever Toast or Your Money Back" - closes 30/09/2017 but buy before 23/09/2017
    promotional pack needed

    details HERE


    Hedrin
    products - MBG - buy between 01/06/2016 and 31/12/19. Claim by 31/12/19
    Products included: Once Spray Gel (60ml or 100ml), Hedrin Once Liquid Gel (100ml or 250ml), Hedrin Treat & Go Mousse (100ml), Hedrin Treat & Go Spray (60ml) or Hedrin Treat & Go Lotion (250ml)

    Details HERE
    Thanks to all the contributors


    This is a continuation of the earlier incarnations of the thread here and here
    Last edited by Dormouse; 14-06-2017 at 11:10 AM.
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    • flyer
    • By flyer 28th May 17, 4:58 PM
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    Seen in Asda today. Promotional collar and an sae required!

    The website quoted on the collar for the ts and cs is www.wainwrightgoldenbeer.co.uk/moneyback
    but I can't see it.
    Originally posted by m1kjm
    So it's going to cost £1.12 to claim back £1.80! Wow. Shalln't bother!
    Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
    • dugsie
    • By dugsie 29th May 17, 2:10 PM
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    So it's going to cost £1.12 to claim back £1.80! Wow. Shalln't bother!
    Originally posted by flyer
    It's £1.99 in the Co-op and also part of the 3 for £5 beers deal so very slightly better there.

    I can't recall the last time i had to send an sae for a try it free
    • hotpot4
    • By hotpot4 31st May 17, 9:00 AM
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    Anyone else had refusal on Lotus when bought from Tesco as it appears on receipt as "biscuits" so they say you've not bought the product!???
    Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.

    audaces fortuna iuvat fortune favours the bold
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 31st May 17, 9:07 AM
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    Anyone else had refusal on Lotus when bought from Tesco as it appears on receipt as "biscuits" so they say you've not bought the product!???
    Originally posted by hotpot4
    Oh no! I've had two successful refunds on Tesco purchases so far. I guess the rest will be refused.
    • hotpot4
    • By hotpot4 31st May 17, 7:08 PM
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    Oh no! I've had two successful refunds on Tesco purchases so far. I guess the rest will be refused.
    Originally posted by m1kjm
    It's sorted hopefully - receipt was long so had to send 2 photos but one didn't attach so have resent (the bit with "biscuits" on) - their email said you've not brought the product so this must be reason
    Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.

    audaces fortuna iuvat fortune favours the bold
    • gocat
    • By gocat 1st Jun 17, 1:19 PM
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    money back guarantee on perfect fit dog food. leaflet next to product at tesco
    Originally posted by antdebju
    Is the site working for you yet? I managed to put my postcode in ok to get to the form in Chrome.

    https://www.perfect-fit.co.uk/our-money-back-guarantee

    However, the separate ts and cs state that the offer is only available on the 825g and 2.6kg dog, whereas the ts and cs attached to the claim form state the offer is on the 825g dog food and the 2.6kg is excluded
    Originally posted by m1kjm
    Hi wondering if either of you did this MBG and if you did, did you buy the 825g or 2.6kg please

    tia
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 1st Jun 17, 1:57 PM
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    Hi wondering if either of you did this MBG and if you did, did you buy the 825g or 2.6kg please

    tia
    Originally posted by gocat
    I bought the 825g for an easy life. I've not had any refunds back yet.
    • katiedog
    • By katiedog 13th Jun 17, 9:16 AM
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    try me free hillfarm rapeseed oil
    In Tesco look out for hillfarm cooking oils with cardboard collars on .They have a try me free offer.

    Visit hillfarm.yousay.org for further info.
    • trefre1
    • By trefre1 13th Jun 17, 5:01 PM
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    hillfarm rapeseed oil tmf appears to be another paypal account one
    • Africat
    • By Africat 19th Jun 17, 6:52 PM
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    Africat
    Alo Juice
    Sorry if already posted, Waitrose have Alo Vero juice drinks with a promo neck collar on a TMF.
    In the chillers with coconut water etc...

    http://www.alodrink.co.uk/tryalo/
    • JDills
    • By JDills 21st Jun 17, 11:55 AM
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    Free Lotus Biscoff Biscuits
    https://trymefree.lotusbiscuits.co.uk/
    • lemontart
    • By lemontart 21st Jun 17, 12:48 PM
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    not free as such, is try me free, buy it then claim cost back
    I am responsible me, myself and I alone I am not the keeper others thoughts and words.
    • JDills
    • By JDills 21st Jun 17, 12:55 PM
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    not free as such, is try me free, buy it then claim cost back
    Originally posted by lemontart
    Well when you buy something and get the money back, what does that make it?
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 21st Jun 17, 1:43 PM
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    Well when you buy something and get the money back, what does that make it?
    Originally posted by JDills
    I'd make it old news if you look further down the page
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 21st Jun 17, 2:07 PM
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    Perfect Fit
    My refund for the small bag of Perfect Fit has just landed and it came with a £2 voucher off another bag.
    • ms_night_ryder
    • By ms_night_ryder 27th Jun 17, 4:10 PM
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    Hey guys, not visited this thread in a while.

    This popped up on my Facebook https://www.shopmium.com/yushoi/presentation

    I love these so I just made a claim
    Lose 28lb 3/28lb
    SPC Member 1522/2012-£264/ new pot 2013
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 27th Jun 17, 4:40 PM
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    Hey guys, not visited this thread in a while.

    This popped up on my Facebook https://www.shopmium.com/yushoi/presentation

    I love these so I just made a claim
    Originally posted by ms_night_ryder
    Thank you, I'd like to try them.
    They're not showing on my Shopmium app so I don't know if this might be a better link:
    http://www.tryyushoi.co.uk/
    • 20400keith
    • By 20400keith 30th Jun 17, 5:05 PM
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    Bad experience of Listerine. After much chasing with no response I threatened to contact the CEO and got a reply within minutes saying they have no record of my claim.
    • flyer
    • By flyer 30th Jun 17, 5:48 PM
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    Bad experience of Listerine. After much chasing with no response I threatened to contact the CEO and got a reply within minutes saying they have no record of my claim.
    Originally posted by 20400keith
    I've e mailed and got nowhere!
    Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
    • m1kjm
    • By m1kjm 12th Jul 17, 1:05 PM
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    Wainwright Golden Beer and Hillfarm Oil
    Has anyone had these refunds back yet?
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