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Bargain Hunter: Companies offer highest-ever cashback each day in January


Daily in January, one merchant will be offering its highest-ever cashback rate for 24 hours only at TopCashback. Today, Saturday 11 January, Ideal World is offering 17.85 per cent cashback – 17.17 per cent for Classic members – on all jewellery purchases. Tomorrow, Sunday 12 January, it’s the turn of Bathstore, which is offering 15.75 per cent cashback – 15.15 per cent for Classic members – on all online purchases. You can check out the daily deals at topcashback.co.uk/January-Saleswords

Three adds up to a better mobile-phone deal abroad  

Worried about the cost of using your phone abroad? You should be. According to a survey by Thompson and First Choice, Britons paid out £112m in roaming charges in 2013. There are solutions, such as buying a local phone or SIM at your destination. Or check with your mobile service provider for its own offers. Mobile-phone firm Three, for instance, has recently extended its Feel At Home offering to the US, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Macau, so customers can now stay on their UK price plan in those countries. Feel at Home is currently available in 11 destinations abroad.

Ring up savings on a smartphone at online sale  

Meanwhile, if you’re planning to get a new smartphone, there’s a January sale at Mobile.co.uk and gamers can pick up a new consul too in some deals. For instance, there’s an offer of a Sony Xperia Tipo with PlayStation 4 for £37 per month or a refurbished, black Nokia Lumia 520 with Xbox One for £38 per month. Details at www.mobiles.co.uk/phone-sale.html

Check in for cheaper rooms with HotelTonight  

Same-day hotel booking app HotelTonight is offering rooms from £49 every Friday in January at some of its London locations. The deal will save bookers an average of £76 and rooms will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. All hotels on the app are vetted by HotelTonight staff and feature verified reviews from past guests. Visit www.hoteltonight.com for more information and to download the free app.

Half-price food on offer at Renaissance Pubs

Renaissance Pubs of South London are offering half-price food until 31 January 2014. The menu includes such offerings as chestnut, wild mushroom and spinach risotto or a pulled pork sandwich, pickles and cajun slaw with chips. The offer is at all pubs in the group including The Avalon, The Abbeville and The Stonhouse in Clapham, The Bolingbroke in Battersea, The Rosendale in West Dulwich and The Tommyfield in Kennington. To get the offer, go to www.renaissancepubs.co.uk/discount

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