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Dan's Deals - 28th September 2012

Published 28 September 2012 by

The weather might be a washout, but there's no reason for your spirits to be dampened with our latest round-up of some of the best money-saving deals around. So pick your favourites, spread the word to friends and family and get ready to hunt down a bargain!

Keep in mind that all the deals featured are subject to change at any time - and may only be available while stocks last. Prices are also based on online prices, so they could be more instore. All deals on this page were correct on 26/09/12.

Back to school

So, it's that time of year again: the kids are back at school and chances are they've already got a massive shopping list for all their classroom needs.

If you head over to Waterstone', they've currently got some great deals on textbooks. You could get your hands on the New AQA Science: GCSE Biology Student Book for £14.43 (RRP: £18.99), or treat your little ones to Winnie the Pooh: Complete Collection of Stories and Poems - down from £29.99 to £19.65.

These prices are online-only, though, and there's no expiry date listed - so make sure you act fast to snap up a bargain.

Over at, you could take advantage of some great stationery offers. They currently have Casio Desk Calculators for just £4.12 (was £10.29 - a saving of 60%), and a pack of 4 Stabilo Assorted Highlighter Pens for £3.99 - saving you £1.20. While you're there, you could also get a Body Glove Back Pack for a bargain price of £6.25 - originally £24.99.

Food & drink

You can't be blamed for deciding to plan a big night in this weekend rather than braving the rain. If you head over to, you could be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding some mouth-watering meals.

They have Pizza Express American pizzas for just £2, down from £4 (offer valid until 9th October) or, if you fancy something a bit more exotic, you could get any 2 Levi Roots Caribbean meals for £5 - including BBQ chicken and rice and jerk chicken wings (offer ends 9th October).

While you're there, you could also pick up any 2 fresh cream and strawberry jam slices for £2 if you fancy a sweet treat.

If you head over to Asda, they have a three for £12 offer on selected wines - so if you fancy a tipple over the weekend, you could pick up your favourite bottle here. Just remember to be Drinkaware.

And if you fancy a hearty family meal to warm everyone up, Iceland have a range of family meals for just £3 - including such family favourites such as chicken hotpot and cottage pie.

Vouchers & codes

If you're stuck at a loose end on a rainy afternoon, why not use this click 'n' print voucher to get 30% off an Odeon cinema ticket? (Valid Sun-Thurs only; see voucher for full terms and conditions.)

If you're feeling a bit peckish afterwards, you could make sure you print off this Gourmet Burger Kitchen voucher, which will get you 2 burgers for £12 (eat in or takeaway). The offer ends on Sunday 30th September though, so don't leave it too late!

Been promising yourself you'll get down to the gym and get into shape, but haven't yet managed it? Register with LA fitness and you'll get a free 1-day gym membership, so you can give it a go and 'try before you buy'.

Entertainment & fun have a 3 for £10 offer on a range of DVDs - from 'Spongebob Squarepants' and 'The Simpsons' for the kids, to '127 Hours' and 'Minority Report' for the adults - and with free UK delivery, you could really grab a bargain.

If you've not already got soaked in the rain, you may fancy making a splash with the kids at your local swimming pool. As part of the Big Splash Campaign, you just need to choose your local pool and choose what offer you want to receive with your voucher. Offers include 'swim for only £1' and 'family fun' deals.

Fancy treating yourself to a new camera? Over at they have Nikon Coolpix Compact Digital Cameras for £44.99 - less than 50% off the original price (£99.99). And if you're looking to treat the kids to something really special, you could get a 'kids go free' voucher to Cadbury World with every adult ticket (see voucher for full terms and conditions).