Netting a Bargain: Buy a Christmas tree for a new-year treat

Jonathan Campbell
23 November, 2015 01:00

:: From Thursday, buy a real Christmas tree from Ikea for £25 and you'll get a £20 coupon to spend in store in the new year. The offer ends on December 23. The coupon is valid from January 18 to February 7. For full terms and conditions, go to

:: American Express cardholders get £5 statement credit back (ie a partial refund) when spending £10 or more in store at selected small businesses from December 5 to 20. For more details, log into your account at and click on the 'offers' tab.

:: Get 15 per cent off your parking at Belfast International Airport by using the code 'FLY151' when booking at It's valid for parking arrivals until February 29.

:: Got a Nationwide Visa debit or credit card? Register with the bank's Simply Rewards scheme and you get cashback at selected shops. For example, until Thursday Argos is giving 10 per cent cashback – so even if you didn't want to buy anything in particular, you could buy a gift card there (including a branded card valid for another retailer) and still get the benefit. There are new offers each week. Read more about it by going to and clicking on 'your rewards'.

:: Stocking up for festive parties? Until December 6 Nisa grocery shops have two-litre bottles of C&C lemonade for half price (79p), 190g tubes of Pringles for less than half price (£1.24) and 14-packs of Tayto crisps for less than half price (£1.84). For details of more offers go to

:: Coconut oil is growing in popularity for cooking, beauty and health uses – and until December 1, Tesco has £1 off Vita Coco 250ml jars (down from £5.99 to £4.99).

Details accurate at time of going to print. Offers subject to availability. If you see a TinyURL link in this article, it’s just a convenient way of redirecting you to a web page that would otherwise have a long address.

23 November, 2015 01:00 Life

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