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Netting a Bargain: Saving money on toys is child's play

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

These are just some of the half-price toys at Argos

:: SELECTED toys have as much as 50 per cent off at Argos at the moment. Half-price highlights include a Crayola Twistables sketch and draw set down to £7.49 (item 906/0357), a Fisher-Price Imaginext shark bite pirate ship playset for £34.99 (item 553/4454) and a Vtech activity table for £24.99 (item 554/7331). Browse the full selection at

:: Spend £40 or more on beauty products at and you'll get this luxury box of goodies free. The items in the box are worth about £45. The offer is valid until August 28 and applies to products sold and despatched by Amazon only, not third-party sellers. Each customer can claim only one free box. Read the full terms and conditions at

:: Amazon has a vouchers page where you can make extra savings on top brands. Find it at The biggest benefits are on subscribe-and-save products such as Gillette razors. At the time of going to print you could get £5 off a six-pack of Fusion Proshield blades.

:: New Amazon Prime members (including those on the free 30-day trial) can get £15 off a spend of £60 or more in the baby section by using the code BABYGC16. It's valid until December 31 and can be used only once per customer. Only goods sold and despatched by Amazon are eligible for the discount.

:: Spending time in a holiday home over the summer? Or moving into student halls in the new term? This 500W mini induction hob might be just what you need to cook on – and it's reduced from £29.99 to £24.99 at Maplin. Search for item A11TZ at or use the quick link

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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