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Save yourself some cash when shopping online with these fantastic apps


THIS year has been huge for online shopping. And while we’re being ushered back onto the high street and into shopping centres, many of us are still not keen on venturing out into potentially busy places.

But you don’t have to miss out on extra savings just because you’re indoors — these apps are fantastic for saving pounds when it comes to nabbing online hauls . . . 

It's 'appy days for the sofa surfer with these stress-free shopping ideas from home

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It’s ‘appy days for the sofa surfer with these stress-free shopping ideas from homeCredit: Getty Images – Getty

TOPCASHBACK: Popular app topcashback.co.uk offers both a mobile phone app and a browser extension, so you can earn dosh back on your online shopping whether on your smartphone or laptop.

There are hundreds of retailers that add cashback to your dashboard, which can be saved up and withdrawn at a later date. So every time you shop, you could be cashing in, and it all adds up.

HONEY: I love the Honey browser extension. It automatically finds and applies coupon codes at checkout with a single click — perfect for busy online shoppers who want to save without spending ages trawling the web for a code.

Simply visit joinhoney.com to download it and you’re ready to get saving!

CAMELCAMELCAMEL: The useful uk.camelcamelcamel.com website and browser extensions let shoppers enter the URL of an Amazon product to reveal its price history, to see if it has been sold at a lower price.

Handily, you can also set up price alerts so you’ll know when the item you want drops in price again. This is fantastic when checking to see if the price advertised is actually a good deal, or if it has fluctuated to appear so.

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SWAGBUCKS: It may sound too good to be true but you can earn and have fun at the same time. If you download Swagbucks, not only can you rack up points shopping online, but also simply by watching videos and searching the web.

You can then use accrued points for gift cards for your favourite retailers, like Amazon, or get cash back from PayPal. Visit swagbucks.com for more information on the app and browser extension.

  • Prices correct at time of going to press. Offers subject to availability.

Deal of day

Save £110.01 on the Shark DuoClean cordless vacuum at eBay

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Save £110.01 on the Shark DuoClean cordless vacuum at eBay

BAG a refurbished Shark DuoClean cordless vacuum for £159.99, down from its RRP of £270, at ebay.co.uk.

SAVE: £110.01

Cheap treat

Coffee lovers can get their hands on this Nescafe for just £2.24

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Coffee lovers can get their hands on this Nescafe for just £2.24

NESCAFÉ Gold Espresso instant coffee is on offer at Asda for £2.24, down from £3.

SAVE: 76p

Top swap

This Smeg kettle will set you back a whopping £119

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This Smeg kettle will set you back a whopping £119

THIS blue Smeg kettle, above, is £119 at John Lewis. That’s why I was pleased to find this similar looking Swan kettle for £39.99 at robertdyas.co.uk.

SAVE: £79.01

Why not go for the Swan kettle for just £39.99

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Why not go for the Swan kettle for just £39.99

Giselle’s little helper

PUB chain Wetherspoon is cutting prices on food and soft drinks by up to 48 per cent.

Discounts available Monday to Wednesday until November 11.

Shop & save

This Cambridge flying unicorns lunchbox is just £7.99

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This Cambridge flying unicorns lunchbox is just £7.99

I LOVE this Cambridge flying unicorns lunchbox, £7.99 at dobbies.com – and I’m sure the children will adore it, too.

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My SunSavers fiver

JANET NASH, from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, says: “I am using my Sun Savers fivers to visit my sister in Essex, as we have not seen each other since December.”

  • Send your Savers fiver story to sunsavers.co.uk/fivers and get 28 codes worth £5 if it is printed here. Include name and town.

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JOIN thousands of readers taking part in The Sun Raffle.

Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £15k monthly Raffle.

There is no limit to how many tickets you can collect.

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To take part go to sunsavers.co.uk or open the Sun Savers app.

Then opt in to each month’s Raffle by clicking “Yes!” when prompted and start collecting the Sun Savers codes printed daily in the paper.

Every time you scan or enter a code into Sun Savers, you get a Raffle ticket in the £15k Raffle.

Not yet a Sun Savers member?

Just go to sunsavers.co.uk or find “Sun Savers” in the app store to get started.

Fancy a free fiver?

Download our easy Sun Savers app and quickly scan your code using your smartphone.

Or go online and enter your code at sunsavers.co.uk.

With Sun Savers, we give you the best hacks, deals and tips to save money every single day.

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  • PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
Jill Duggar shops in crowded thrift store with rebel cousin Amy

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