Bargain Hunter: Keep taking the tablets to get £30 off a new Kindle Fire


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Amazon is offering a £30 discount on its new Kindle Fire HDX 7in tablet until 2 January.

The offer is available on WiFi devices which come in the choice of 16GB storage – which is reduced to £169 with the discount – the 32GB at £199, or the 64GB at £229.

All include the latest version of Fire OS, Kindle FreeTime (which gives parents control over what children can see), expanded films and TV viewing, and a new Mayday feature, which puts you in touch with free advice from an expert at the touch of a button.

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Waitrose cuts price of award-winning jam

Mammy Jamia's is a collection of award-winning premium fruit preserves all made in the Garden of England and based on a family recipe. And they're available in Waitrose this month with 62p off.

The preserves, in flavours including Fig, Plum, Rhubarb, Greengage, Quine, Apple, Pear and Ginger, are stocked in Waitrose, Ocado, Tesco and Booths and normally cost £2.39 for a 340g jar. Until the end of the month they are £1.67 at Waitrose.

Sendly app allows remote top ups to mobile phones

A new app has been launched that allows you to send a mobile credit to friends or family. Sendly is a free standalone app that is a new way for anyone to top up prepaid paid phone users almost anywhere in the world.

Once you've downloaded the app there are three steps: choose a phone number imported from your contact list; decide the amount of credit you'd like to send to that person; confirm payment, and get immediate confirmation.

The new app – available free on iTunes and Google Play – is from Rebtel, the app that allows users to call friends and family free or for next to nothing.

Rebtel has also partnered with Unicef so that $1 for each of the first 10,000 Sendly transactions will go to support children in the Philippines.

DFS offers up to 50% discounts on furniture

Furniture store DFS is offering discounts of up to 50 per cent in its Winter Sale which runs until 23 February 2014. It says there are savings of up to £700 on sofas and armchairs.

Fly off to Barcelona for just £109 per person

A city break in Barcelona in January is only £109 per person – saving up to 33 per cent. The offer – through – is for selected dates in January includes a two-night stay at the Aranea Hotel and return flights from London Stansted, London Gatwick or Luton. Departures from other UK airports are available at a supplement.

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