What's going to be the next GREAT magazine buy?

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Discount Codes 'n Vouchers
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Discount Codes 'n Vouchers
Anyone else like me, hear of a great deal where a magazine or newspaper has more voucher "worth" than its cover price, buy quite a few, feel that you won't be able to use all the vouchers then really regret not buying more copies once its gone and you've managed to use ALL the vouchers really easily?? Kicking myself for not buying up all the Bests, more Sunday Mails etc... LOL.

Best has been the best deal so far - 35p cost, £7.75 return = 2210% return!!
The Times on Weds - 55p cost, £4.80 return = 873% return
Mail on Sunday - £1.20 cost, £5.57 return = 464% return
Buying vouchers on eBay - £10 cost, £20 return = 200% return

Roll on the good deals!!

Oh, btw, I spoke to Zing about my subscription and at the same time asked the lady if they are planning on doing any more joint promotions with magazines like Best and she said not for the next few months but keep an eye out in 5 or 6 months time.....
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  • mhocmhoc Forumite
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    I emailed the Mail on Sunday, some kind person put up an email address and today I had a huge envelope arrived with the whole of the Sunday supplemets, including the little orange voucher booklet

    Mary
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
  • shazziereshazziere Forumite
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    what was the orange voucher booklet for?
  • mhocmhoc Forumite
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    shazziere wrote:
    what was the orange voucher booklet for?

    This was in the Sunday mail, so check back to Sundays posting on the vouchers board. Dozens of us were checking newsagent up and down the land to try and find a MOS with the supplement and the booklet, mostly they were missing. There are £1.55 in coupons plus another 2 coupons for Olive mag worth £4.02.

    Mary
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
  • pesky2pesky2 Forumite
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    It's July's Zest Magazine, excellent offers including Clinique Foot Cream worth £15.00 free voucher to redeem at Clinique counter until 06/07/05
  • bluepbluep Forumite
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    Well, the July issue of Zest does have good offers, however I was specifically after magazines that allow you to stock up on coupons to use elsewhere to get money off things you would normally buy - like groceries.

    These kind of coupons in a sense have a monetery value as they result in cash back in your pocket!

    And thats 3 times you've posted about the same offers LOL.
  • nickinoonickinoo Forumite
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    bluep wrote:
    Best has been the best deal so far - 35p cost, £7.75 return = 2210% return!!


    Which copy of Best has these coupons please?
  • bluepbluep Forumite
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    Sorry Nickinoo, it was last weeks best - so it was replaced by the next issue on Tuesday 23rd June. :(
  • nickinoonickinoo Forumite
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    Thanks anyway bluep.
  • jobbingmusicianjobbingmusician Forumite, Board Guide
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    What does 'buying vouchers on Ebay' mean please and have they all gone?
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  • If you type 'voucher' or 'coupon' into Ebay search it will list all the vouchers/coupons that people have up for auction, it is a great way to buy some coupons cheaply that you can use in many supermarkets without buying the product, so say you won £20 off vouchers but had only bid an amount of £8 you have made £12 profit-free money in my eyes!!
    Hope this helps!
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