This might be of interest to some people...(spotted on HotUKDeals yesterday).
Deal details:Buy ANY 8 pods and a Dolce Gusto Mini Me Coffee machine for £49.99 delivered @Nescafe Dolce Gusto
Link to offer:Dolce Gusto Bundle Sale on Dolcegusto.co.uk
How to avail of the offer:
1 - Add any 8 available 12- or 16-pod boxes to your basket (that’s up to 128 drinks).... Its needs to be exactly 8 boxes of pods (regular size, any flavours, no magnum xl sized boxes)
2 - The coffee machine is automatically added to your basket.
Bundle won't deliver to Ireland and is not available on the Irish Dolce-Gusto website, so use Parcel-Wizard or Parcel Motel for delivery.
I thought it was a decent enough deal, and came just in time for me, as my last machine packed up a few days ago after 5 and a half years
I know many prefer bean to cup machines... but this may be worth a punt all the same