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3D Printer Recommendations

Bought my Dad a 3D printer Dec 2018. (Any cube i3) and he loves it, was a xmas present and wasn't sure if he'd use it much, great hobby without power tools in his older age, However, in …

Amazon AU

Free/Cheaper Amazon Prime Membership?

How do I get free, or cheap, Amazon prime membership? I did the 30 days free trial towards end of last year, then it converted to $4.99 month. I now see it's either $6.99 month, from the 23rd, …

Phillips One Blade, Replacement Wear Indicator

Bought from an Amazon deal posted here late November, Phillips One Blade, delivered 28 Nov 2018. I've been using it semi regularly since then, I don't need to be clean shaven every day, I …

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Melbourne Airport to City

Heading to Melbourne for 5 days in Oct. Looking for the best way from airport to the city, ie, something like the Sydney airport hack confirmed working. What's the cheapest way to the city/rtn …

Cairns Car Rental Help

Looking to rent a small car from Cairns for 9 days. Best price I can find is $290 for the 9 days…but, add on insurance per day and it goes up to over $430, or just under $50 per day. Is this …

Vietnam last minute. Any visa issues??

Have just been told I have 14-16 days with no work from 1st Sept, so I wanted to bring my Vietnam trip fwd to this time, instead of October I was looking at…. What are the visa issues and …

Non AmEx Credit Card Options for bonus points.

Have the recent Amex velocity platinum card, so I can't apply for another Amex sign up bonus card. Looking for non Amex card with bonus points on either velocity or Qantas. Currently bank with …

Product Care warranty... Yes or No?

Looking at getting Bosch stainless series 6 dishwasher. (sms68m48) Two different places I've spoken to have pressed for buying the product care extra, claiming it only has a 2 year warranty. I …

Utilities Via Credit Card

Paying for utilities, (water corp/electricity/gas) I have normally been using direct debit BPay. I wanted to use the credit card to maximise points and make up the minimum spend to get the bonus …

General consensus on this card please. (Amex velocity platinum)

American Express Velocity Platinum Card. Take up the Card by 31 July 2017, spend $1,500 on the Card within the first 3 months to receive 100,000 bonus Velocity Points┬╣. Plus, earn 1.5 Points per …

LED globe for 3in1 bathroom lamp

Just blew the halogen globe in the 3in1 bathroom heat lamp/exhaust fan. Want to replace with an LED globe. Whats suggested to replace it with? The Phillips 9w LED es I have doesn't fit. The …

6hrs in Sydney Airport. What to Do?

Have 6 hrs at sydney airport, before flight back to Perth on Tiger. Anything to do, see, any hints for the 6 hr boredom.? (I've a week in Sydney in February, to explore the city a lot more then …

Accommodation in Sydney

Staying 5 nights in Sydney, need advice on accommodation recommendations, without being too expensive pls. Double room with ensuite bathroom. Centrally located would be ideal, but any advice …

Cards with Flights Attached?

I often see peoe on here using credit card free flights. I only use a debit/visa card. It seems I'm not getting the best deal or making the best of an opportunity. Flights in Australia …

Does lock in contract make financial sense?

I'm seriously considering the latest Optus 24 month contract for the S7, at $65 per month lock in, with 7gb data. Unlimited calls etc I have a unidays discount code bringing it to $56.50 per …

Interim local sourced cheap (but quality) phone

LG G4 just died tonight Going to be lost without my phone(currently using girlfriends iPhone to post) we don't yet have fixed Internet and I need my phone to basically do what a laptop does, so …

Help Me Understand Internet Connections

There's no other provider servicing my house besides Telstra, or iinet as a reseller. I have been told it would be ADSL1, but offnet. No broadband, NBN or any other such joys. I'm abusing …

Leather Protector Suggestions

Have a leather couch about 18 months old, and 6 dining chairs, all in leather. I've used a Pelle brand leather conditioner protector cream, oakwood hydrating cream and a dodgy go safe leather …

Upgrade from G4, to what?

Have LG G4, I Love it….. Although, it is my first real smart phone above the cheapy woolies phones I've always had. Seems bootloop is a possible issue, but, coming into a year old, looking …

Health insurance for tax deduction

Is the Medicare levy a fixed amount? Or based on income? Is there a good way for health insurance to save the Medicare levy on tax return? Thanks in advance.

Battery saver/battery doctor app LG G4

Hi, Lately my battery on LG G4 seeks to run down quite quickky more often now. In the menu and go to the battery section, I select all power saving modes, turn off location etc, also shut down any …

Motorbike Helmet Cam

Looking for a motorbike helmet cam. I have a go pro already, but not keen on having it sitting above my helmet, thinking a helmet side mount might be the way to go. What do you bikers …

Cheap Airport Parking Perth

Heading over east for two weeks in April. Looking for cheap airport parking at Perth Airport. Flight coming in lands at 2240. (departure 6pm) Presume they are charged per day, regardless of time …

Coffs Harbour; to do`s/must see`s/local eats?

Have two weeks in Coffs harbour, birthday present from new girlfriend and a meet the parents test…… Heading over from WA Locals help please; Must sees. Definite to-dos. Great local …

Air Fryer

Following on from the good advice from the post https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/231894#comment-3417504 Now looking for an air fryer. Appreciate if anyone sees a good bargain they can point my …

Air Fryer, is it a healthy alternative?

Think I want to get an air fryer, not only after spending hours in my day off yesterday cleaning the oven and extractor of fat and grease, I'm also thinking about the health benefits of an air …

Educate me on routers please

GF has fixed Telstra bigpond internet connection. Think 200gb package with her phone and mobile. I dont have internet at home, rather just my mobile data package. So, at her house I've bought a …

Optus

Port out Fee $8 from Optus

Have the Optus $50 simply with 8gb data. Planned to switch to the Telstra freedom plus plan $30 starter pack for a month(28 days)before taking up the Optus 10gbfor $70plan with 6 months at half price …

Returning goods for full refund. Only offered a store credit

Hi everyone. bought yesterday from local lighting place, a couple ceiling lamp shades for the house. That night I changed my mind and wanted something different. I returned to store the next day, …

Wet Dry Vac

Looking for a good wet dry vac similar to the recent SCA karcher wet dry vac discounted price, with 10% price match from Bunnings. Thanks.