5 Steps to unlocking BIG savings with top UK Retailers
August 10, 2016 News
Make sure that you get the best value with your next online purchase as a Parcel Motel member!
With Parcel Motel as your delivery address you can shop with hundreds of UK online retailers (e.g. Apple, Currys, Marks&Spencer, Debenhams, Monsoon, Ted Baker and Topshop) on their .co.uk or .com domains and avail of up to 30% price differentials across many categories including fashion, electronics, car parts and beauty products in comparison to the equivalent .ie sites.
Our savvy shopping team have been bargain hunting over the past few days and here is a small selection of the BIG savings that are available at present:
|Description||Retailer||Irish/EU Site||UK Site||Savings*|
|Autograph Loose Fit Belted Long Coat||Marks&Spencer||€165||£119||€26.31/16%|
|Autograph Leather Drawstring Duffle Bag||Marks&Spencer||€175||£109||€47.96/27.5%|
|Star by Julien Macdonald – White cut-out top||Debenhams||€60||£40||€13.34/22%|
|Riina Dress||Ted Baker||€280||£199||€47.87/17%|
|Apple iPhone SE 16GB||Apple||€499||£359||€81/16%|
|Sony Bravia Smart 43” LCD TV||Currys||€649||£479||€60.26/10%|
|Raleigh Performance Road Bike||Chain Reactions||€499||£323||€124/25%|
(*Estimated savings as of 10th August, 2016 excl. delivery costs, exchange rate variations and bank charges)
The Parcel Motel savvy shopping team recommend following these 5 steps to unlock value with top UK retailers:
- Choose your item and take note of the euro (€) price on .ie site versus the pound (£) price on the equivalent .co.uk or .com retailer website.
- Compare the pricing using a currency calculator such as xe.com to estimate the savings.
- Unlock the savings by choosing Parcel Motel as your delivery address on the UK retailer site and in many cases save on shipping and delivery times.
- If purchasing a large item such as TV, check if the packaging dimensions are available and calculate if there are any additional delivery costs with our handy calculator.
- If purchasing a high value item you can extend your liability beyond our standard €100 if you login to your account here.