I’m finding that more and more people are having problems getting mobile reception indoors. The solution? Back to the roots with a landline.
(Or, if you are on Vodafone, Rob recommends one of these which gives you a 3G signal in the far corners of your London basement kitchen!)
Currently Tesco Direct has a variety of combinable offers with selected landline telephones:
- 500 – 1000 extra Clubcard points (until 31st July)
- Safe £20 when spending £150 on selected Electricals and Gaming (until 7th August)
- Free standard delivery on home phones (until 10th August)
But is this really a good offer?
Once again Tesco’s prices don’t seem very competitive and without the extra Clubcard points I wouldn’t recommend buying any of the telephones at Tesco Direct.
However with the extra Clubcard points and as you can save £20 when spending over £150 on Electricals and Gaming when using the code TDX-KHTX at check-out, the telephone offer could be interesting after all.
The BT 6600 single cordless home phone costs £44. As you will get 1000 extra Clubcard points which exchanged at 3 x face value are worth £30, you can end up paying just £14 for the telephone. That is less than the £32 you’d pay on Amazon. If you want to buy a few to eBay them on, you are looking at getting around £30 per phone looking at recent sales.
The BT 8600 single cordless telephone costs £59. Amazon is selling the same telephone for £50, but the 1000 extra Clubcard points are worth at least £10 – and hopefully more if you redeem them smartly – and cover the price difference already.
So are all the telephones good value? Not really when you look at the ones included in the 500 extra Clubcard points offer. The BT 6600 trio cordless phone for example costs £89 at Tesco Direct and only £61 on Amazon. That is a price difference of £28 and the 500 extra Clubcard points aren’t worth more than £15.
Always compare prices and never be blinded by extra Clubcard points!
Don’t forget that the TDX-KHTX code is valid on ALL Electricals and Gaming products, not just telephones, so you may be able to use it for something else. It save £20 on a £150+ purchase at Tesco Direct.Want to earn more Clubcard or Nectar points? Click here to visit the Shopper Points home page for the latest news and offers. Come back every day for new deals or join our email list.
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