MSE Mobile Comparison Tool - Fake Deals?

gadders Forumite Posts: 3
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Do the deals the comparison tool advertises actually exist? Tried to click through on a couple now and get taken to a generic page on the retailer's website.

I guess MSE still gets the affiliate money even if you end up going for a more expensive deal on the same site once you've been misled into clicking through.


  • Andy7856
    Andy7856 Forumite Posts: 240
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    My guess is the package has been recently withdrawn from the market place and the link on the MSE page has not been updated and still attempts to take you to the package.  The mobile market is fast moving so deals come out/withdrawn all the time.  
  • JSmithy45AD
    JSmithy45AD Forumite Posts: 262
    100 Posts Third Anniversary Name Dropper
    It's also possible that any extensions on the browser (ad-blockers for instance) are messing up the re-directs. Although conspiracy theories always sound good...
  • PHK
    PHK Forumite Posts: 785
    Sixth Anniversary 500 Posts Name Dropper
    I've had this before and it seems that the MSE deals are not always up to date  (in terms of how often updated or validity period)
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