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What was your best bargain of 2022 ?

  • 31-12-2022 4:53pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 655 ✭✭✭


    Its that time of year to reflect on 2022 there was lots of bargain Alerts posted thanks so much

    What was your standout bargain of the year?

    My best bargain was the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G from Vodafone a close second would be the Disney Plus from Turkey

    Thanks to all the boardsies for posting the bargains looking forward to many more in 2023

    Si Deus Nobiscum Qui Contra Nos



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  • Registered Users Posts: 649 ✭✭✭Mister Gooey


    Tidal Argentina for me. Dyson Supersonic a close second (no use to me but loved my the rest of the family.



  • Registered Users Posts: 8,235 ✭✭✭Esse85


    Duolingo annual family subscription for €20 has been excellent as I have been using it.

    Google Pixel 6a with ear buds for €350 was decent too.



  • Registered Users Posts: 43,772 ✭✭✭✭Basq


    Pixel 6 bought across the border in Currys for £299 over BF weekend.

    Grabbed this in TK Maxx with a damaged box for about €40 a few days ago... savage if you're a Monopoly fan!

    Got Thanos Lego Hand for about €50 over BF weekend, and assembled it over last few days. Looks great!

    Can't really remember much else bar small bits and pieces.



  • Registered Users Posts: 24,743 ✭✭✭✭Strumms


    Klarstein Silent Storm pedestal fans …. 130 was the list price.. 90 was the sale price. They are fûcking super quality, top intensity yet no real noise…quality. 31% off…

    Proform Carbon TL treadmill… from memory 1100 to 900 including installation… 18% saving. Very happy with it.



  • Registered Users Posts: 6,435 ✭✭✭SuperBowserWorld


    PS5 for 500 if I had sold it to CEX when they were offering 650 for them. 🤣



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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,669 ✭✭✭ablelocks


    canon 5d mark II for €900 from harvey norman.

    bought the dyson supersonic for my wife, but it's the 4 kids and the dog that are getting most use out of it. great value

    all the kindle books i got from kindle daily deals to read on the paperwhite i got for £18

    philips hifi for £30 - was in tesco recently for €120

    happy new year to everyone and here's to 2023 bargains!



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,788 ✭✭✭the corpo


    My much loved LG C1 from Richer Sounds!



  • Registered Users Posts: 239 ✭✭user302243


    Probably Peru flights for €220 return and McDonald's vouchers when they lasted



  • Registered Users Posts: 655 ✭✭✭GalwayGaillimh


    Si Deus Nobiscum Qui Contra Nos



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,835 ✭✭✭ari101


    Dyson Supersonic for 203 odd 🎉 Was planning on buying a good dryer anyway so when it came into realistic range I was delighted and it is worth the money.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,790 ✭✭✭bromley52


    Definitely McDonald's vouchers. The whole family enjoyed the €4 meals while they lasted.



  • Registered Users Posts: 30,328 ✭✭✭✭Tauriel


    Another vote here for the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer for €209 during the Black Friday sale.



  • Registered Users Posts: 3,015 ✭✭✭mr_edge_to_you


    The Redmi 11 has proven to be great.

    Also, the Vodafone competitions. Won a €100 voucher on that for Ryanair.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,597 ✭✭✭corsav6


    Philips 50" ambilight android TV for €375 from Oxendales.


    DeWalt 12v brushless drill and driver kit for €115 from CEF.


    Asus Ryzen 7 oled laptop for €649 from Currys.


    I was going to grab the Xiaomi from Vodafone as that's a great price but the spec isn't much better than my current mi10t. It was very hard to pass up even so.



  • Registered Users Posts: 472 ✭✭onform


    Disney Plus via Turkey was a top one for me.

    And the Phillips audio system from Amazon was good also.

    Had a few other small bits from HUKD. Slim pickings for bargains in double digit inflation times!

    And a little off topic, but I started a Springboard Plus course in 2022. Great bargain for anyone looking at further education options.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,211 ✭✭✭Sunrise_Sunset


    Good offers on the McDonalds app for those missing the vouchers.

    Can't think of any stand out bargains in 2022. Suppose the little ones would've all added up though.



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,790 ✭✭✭bromley52


    It was a disappointing year for rope.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,868 ✭✭✭matchthis


    And dunnes planks



  • Registered Users Posts: 25 The Major


    The Dyson hairdryer for €209 , saved over 50%.



  • Registered Users Posts: 249 ✭✭Irish Kev


    Disney Plus via Turkey and PIA VPN with cashback



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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,752 ✭✭✭DopeTech


    Poor year for bargains. Only ones I can think of are YouTube premium and the free cinema tickets from Vodafone.



  • Registered Users Posts: 431 ✭✭Ozvaldo


    Bargain of the year was the mcdonalds hack superb saved hundreds on it and still going


    thumbs up for mcdonalds bargain



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,466 ✭✭✭skinny90


    The Philips 58inch ambi light LED for €349 for me



  • Registered Users Posts: 7,770 ✭✭✭Fann Linn


    Won a €2000 fuel card from Top Oil. Bring it on Eamon Ryan😛



  • Registered Users Posts: 14,148 ✭✭✭✭elperello


    Crafty Pale Ale in Lidl.

    Brewed in Kildare and a lovely drop.

    I discovered it a couple of years ago.

    After the disaster of Minimum Unit Pricing it never went up from 1.79 and held at that price until December when it increased to 2.21.

    For nearly 12 months I enjoyed a really nice beer at a bargain price.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,211 ✭✭✭Sunrise_Sunset




  • Registered Users Posts: 116 ✭✭ACAandCTA


    Fitbit Versa 3 from Vodafone in Jan/Feb for €111 , plus an Irish life €40 contribution off that also.

    Pixel 6 for £299 from Currys UK.

    YouTube premium is a charm through India (for kids in particular).



  • Registered Users Posts: 80,954 ✭✭✭✭Atlantic Dawn
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    Disney+ via Turkey.

    The NowTV sticks and ongoing codes.

    I renewed the SSport+ sub from Turkey, yes it lost Premier League rights this season but find it great value for everything else, circa €20 for a year, SPL, Serie A, LaLiga, NBA, F1, MotoGP, NFL, UFC and PPV Boxing.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,450 ✭✭✭FastFullBack


    Netflix and YouTube Premium are ongoing great bargain's thanks to boards.

    Upgrading from Pixel 4a to 6a for about €70 thanks to €350 Vodafone price was nice.

    And the LG CS6 55' OLED at €990 I'm hoping is going to be amazing, just waiting on delivery.


    The De'Longhi 4200 bean to cup remains my greatest ever boards bargain. €230 4 years ago on Amazon and still going strong. Going for €450 right now on Amazon.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,532 ✭✭✭dohouch


    Interailing 1st Class, 2 months, 33 countries=€432

    We're not suffering, only complaining 😞



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