OzBargain Zeitgeist 2015 : Top stores, deals and comments

neil on 25/01/2016 at 12:21 pm, filed under OzBargain

It’s a remarkable feat to have a retailer that is #1 in both front page deals and overall deals posted to suddenly go into voluntary administration but that’s just what happened to Dick Smith. Since we started collecting stats, Dick Smith has  either been #1 or #2 in the number of deals posted. As of […]

You Can Use Dan Murphy’s Gift Cards at Woolworths

neil on 22/09/2015 at 4:48 pm, filed under OzBargain

Recently, there was an American Express cashback deal, where for every $100 spent at Dan Murphy’s, AMEX would give you a $15 credit. These cashback deals are a great way to buy gift cards but what’s the point of buying a Dan Murphy’s gift card? The answer is, despite saying it is a Dan Murphy’s […]

Our 2 Most Viral Facebook Photos

neil on 31/08/2015 at 3:43 pm, filed under OzBargain

Facebook can be a bit of a mystery sometimes. You can post the most insightful and intelligent photos or posts on the social platform but receive very little interest. However, post a funny photo and it goes viral. Strangely enough, the two most viral photos from our Facebook page are both EB Games related.   […]

Geotargeting: How Your IP Address Can Cost You Double The Price

neil on 19/08/2015 at 12:00 pm, filed under OzBargain

As you may know, OzBargain has a sister site for New Zealand called ChoiceCheapies. As the site is still fairly young, I read the local newspapers to see if I can find any deals worth posting to the site. Last night I spotted this ad in The Dominion Post: However, when I went to KiwiRail’s […]

ToiletPaperGate 2015

neil on 12/05/2015 at 2:50 pm, filed under OzBargain

Woolworths sometimes offers coupon codes to use to obtain discounts on their website. The best ways of using these codes is to stack them with other codes. Quilton Toilet Paper was on sale at the last week of April. By utilizing a number of different coupon codes together, users were able to get it down […]

How to get the cheapest Netflix plans: Netflix prices by region

neil on 02/04/2015 at 1:18 pm, filed under OzBargain

With the long Easter weekend coming up, this is a chance for many Australians to trial out Netflix. The movie streaming service recently launched in Australia to much fanfare.  However, while the Australian prices for Netflix are reasonable, they are not as good as other Netflix regions. For years, Australians have been accessing Netflix via […]

OzBargain Zeitgeist 2014 : Top stores, deals and comments

neil on 16/01/2015 at 1:17 pm, filed under OzBargain, Stats

After three years at the top of the list, iTunes store deals have finally been dethroned falling to 4th place. As Android & Windows phones increased their market share, Apple deals have slowly fallen.  Android deals from Google Play deals rose 28 places to take the 15th position on the chart. Amazon Australia experienced the […]

Chromecast Launches in Australia: Price Comparison

neil on 28/05/2014 at 3:11 pm, filed under OzBargain

Chromecast is a digital media player developed by Google. The device, a 2.83-inch (72 mm) HDMI dongle, plays audio/video content on a high-definition television by directly streaming it via Wi-Fi from the Internet or a local network. (Wikipedia). It was officially launched today in Australia. Earlier this month, Dick Smith erroneously put the Chromecast up […]

April Fools: OzBargain acquired and changed to CatchBargain

scotty on 01/04/2014 at 9:04 am, filed under OzBargain

tl;dr — OzBargain has been acquired by Catch of The Day. We will change our name to CatchBargain and all staff will move into The Catch Group’s Melbourne office. This is a re-post of the announcement on OzBargain. The Story OzBargain is currently in its 8th year of operation. Started as a little humble blog […]

Free Access to Regus Business lounges worldwide

neil on 28/11/2013 at 8:00 am, filed under OzBargain

  View from my pod: City view on the left, a Mac for people to use, SKY News on TV Earlier this year, a deal was posted on OzBargain which allowed you to upgrade your Virgin Atlantic frequent flyer program from red status to silver. The benefits are minimal for Australians for one exception: Free […]

Useful Money Saving Tips from OzBargain Commenters

neil on 19/10/2013 at 5:25 pm, filed under OzBargain

Earlier this week, we ran a contest to find the most useful tips of 2013. Here is a selection of comments:

This Fortnight in OzBargain: Sept 4 – Oct 18

neil on 18/10/2013 at 1:24 pm, filed under OzBargain

Popular (Not Expired) Deals of the Week 174 PRESLEY CROPPED JACKET 1000 CENTS ($10) + Other $10 & under Deals @ Cotton on Posted September 27 Fashion & Apparel 132 Coca Cola 24x 375ml Cans Half Price at Woolworths $12.94 ($0.53 per can) ($14.27 in SA/NT) Posted September 29 Food & Grocery Expires October 8 […]

This Week in OzBargain: Sept 9 – Sept 16

neil on 16/09/2013 at 12:47 pm, filed under OzBargain, Weekly

  Popular (Not Expired) Deals of the Week   718 Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E330 13.3″ i3-3120M $346, i5-3230M $434, also E531 FHD from $336 Posted September 14 Computing 176 MEElectronics Earphones M9P – US$10.99, M6 – US$12.99, M31 – US$12.99 + Shipping Posted September 12 Electronics Expires September 17 143 Ashphalt 8 iOS FREE for The […]

Click Frenzy: Good Deals or Just a Marketing Exercise?

neil on 22/08/2013 at 4:21 pm, filed under OzBargain

I don’t think there is much doubt that OzBargain lists more good deals year round than any single shopping event like Boxing Day or Click Frenzy. While Click Frenzy is a big marketing exercise, do the events provide good deals? The first incarnation of Click Frenzy was so popular that their website and related retailer’s […]

Pictures from the “Pick a Spokesperson” Competition

neil on 19/08/2013 at 4:43 pm, filed under Competition, OzBargain

Here are some of the entries for our “Pick a Spokesperson” Competition. Which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments. 1st Place: YTW: Scrooge McDuck (9pts)   2nd Place:  100: Bender suicide machine (8pts) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_booth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-vRpQ0YyYo   3rd Place: gotbean: Obi Wan (3pts)   Honourable mentions: Dr. Zoidberg by 100   Montgomery Scott […]