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Ferry good kids freebie with P&O sailings to Scotland

Jonathan Campbell rounds up the best deals on the web and the high street

Children aged 15 and under travel free on P&O Larne-Cairnryan sailings

- SAILING to Scotland over the school holidays? Children aged 15 and under travel free on single or return P&O journeys between Larne and Cairnryan until December 15. The offer applies to bookings made by August 26. Fares start at £94 each way for a car plus driver. To book, go to www.POferries.com. Foot passengers, bicycles, vans and commercial vehicles are excluded, as are day trips.

- Maplin's half-price battery offer is back. Until August 15 you can pick up 100 extra-long-life AA or AAA alkaline cells for just £14.99 in store or at www.maplin.co.uk. Search for items N53EL (quick link http://tinyurl.com/ycchy37b) or N56EL (http://tinyurl.com/ybkxo26x) respectively.

- Yo! Sushi has extended its mid-week happy hour promotion until July 27. Between 3pm and 7pm each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until then, you can enjoy any three plates plus a small beer, glass of wine or soft drink for £15.

- Join the Body Shop's Love Your Body Club loyalty scheme and as well as collecting points on purchases (amounting to £5 back per £50 spent), you'll receive a £5 voucher on your birthday. Find out more at https://www.thebodyshop.com/en-gb/login. Separately, students get 25 per cent off when ordering from the website. Some exclusions apply. For full details go to http://thebodyshop.studentbeans.com.

- Argos has reduced the Kidde carbon monoxide alarm to £9.99. It usually costs a few pounds more. Search for item 700/1617 at www.argos.co.uk or use the link www.argos.co.uk/product/7001617.

- Amazon's annual Prime Day (well, day and a bit) bonanza starts at 6pm on July 10 and ends at 11.59pm on July 11. The discounts are for Amazon Prime subscribers only. A subscription, which provides faster-than-normal delivery and other benefits such as access to music and video streaming, normally costs £7.99 per month or £79 per year but a free 30-day trial will still allow you to access the Prime Day deals. If taking out a trial, remember to cancel before the 30 days are up unless you are happy to be billed automatically afterwards.

j.campbell@irishnews.com

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.

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