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    • nmcn86
    • By nmcn86 13th Sep 17, 10:50 AM
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    Online Brokers & Scrappage Deals
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    • 13th Sep 17, 10:50 AM
    Online Brokers & Scrappage Deals 13th Sep 17 at 10:50 AM
    Hi all,

    I'm in the process of looking for a new car to replace my 10yr old diesel which is starting to need numerous parts replaced.

    I've looked at some of the manufacturer's scrappage deals which vary between £1k and £8k.

    Now the chancer in me is wondering if it would be possible to combine the dealer discounts offered via online brokers such as drivethedeal or carwow, with the manufcaturer's scrappage discounts.

    Has anyone on here tried this previously? I suspect it seems to good to be true but I can only ask!

    Thanks in advance
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    • daveyjp
    • By daveyjp 13th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
    These schemes remind me of 'kids go free' deals on holidays.

    The child is indeed free, but then they are classed as not actually going on the holiday so you end up paying an under-occupancy fee.

    Like holiday companies car manufacturers don't give anything away - get a price with and without their scrappage "discount".

    Drivethedeal provide all the smallprint as regards scrappage and the prices they quote.
    • wgl2014
    • By wgl2014 13th Sep 17, 12:35 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 12:35 PM
    Basically no. The small print shows most if not all of these 'deals' are only applicable if paying rrp on the car. You are likely to get a better deal via one of the brokers.
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