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Admins, do you have email / access big site reps who post here? (July 1st)

Serious question!: We have until July 01'st before almost all the stuff we buy, will be cranked up 10% in price due to taxes. It would be very good if these guys basically pumped the deals …

Insurance, Cheap, 40s, No Demerits, but No Insurance in 15 Years

Anyone know of a good insurer that's cheap? I haven't had it in 15 years, I'm 40 and the car is kind of old and worthless, but because it's been put on gas and because I've …

Do We Have Any Specific "Activities" Criteria for Events / Whats on / Stuff to Do?

I am almost positive at one point in the last few years, I had a really good search set up to show me stuff on in Melbourne, that was also discounted. I'll be damned if I can recall what to …

USA Trip in 2 Weeks, Any Tips (Health Cover? Mobile Data, Cheap Flight?)

Yeah I know I'm booking late. MEL to SFO and SFO to MEL I have an unlocked Note 5, need data over there. Curious if there's any tips or tricks on flights, we're looking at $1700 AUD …

Recommend a Dashcam App for Android, in Background

I have a Galaxy Note 5 with a pretty nice, wide angle lense when it's in landscape mode. I've checked the camera and how I use it on my dash and it's just right as a dashcam, however …

Optus $40 12GB plan - something super similar?

Hello all, Anyone know a similar plan to this? My g/f arrives here on Friday from the US, she's bringing her iphone 6 which I've confirmed is the same model as Aus (surprisingly) so …

Hire car for Melbourne.

Hi All, About 2 years back or so, you guys helped me find a car rental place at a reasonable price. I ended up going with Ace Car rental, price was SO much cheaper than competing companies. Also …

Recommend a joint bank account for GF & I

Hi, Can anyone recommend one with little to no fees? I currently use Bankwest, all my accounts have no transaction fees, however I think I need to deposit $2k a month in order to achieve that for …

Scanning 500->2000 documents, solutions? (Computing/Finance/Home office decluttering all in one)

Hi all, Does anyone have any experience converting a large quantity of documents into PDF (cleaning up a home office?) Like maybe 500 -> 2000 sheets? At my old job, we had users with desktop …

Ship about 7 to 10kg to California, cheap?

Is there any bloody way to do this, seriously? Even via sea mail? I can't find any piece that seems reasonable.

I'm gonna need a 1 month data SIM that's HOTSPOT COMPATIBLE suggestions?

Hi all, I picked up a SIM about 13 months ago thanks to the advice here, got a $2 a day Optus one, with 500MB limit. The damn companies block Wifi Hotspot units quite often. So I ended up using an …

Japan, suggestions / tips / savings?

Anyone got any ideas? I'm going there for a tiny bit over 2 weeks. II got a pretty good idea of what I will be seeing. Kyoto Sumo Akihabrara Can't see Ghibli Museum, all booked for Oct …

How can I buy Amazon Gift Cards with PayPal? (Gyft no longer works?)

I got in on a deal a while back for free $10 to sign up to Gyft and rolled it over or something, ended up with 2x15$ Amazon cards for a good price. Anyhow, I just tried again to use Gyft …

Sending Goods Australia Wide, Cheaper than Auspost?

I encountered someone online who suggested an alternative and I can't recall who it was. I want to send a package which a modem came in to me (Archer D9) - it's about 45cm x 35cm x 15cm …

Print photos on fridge magnets, under 1 week shipping?

Hey all, 2 years ago they were all the rage, tag your facebook photos or something and get them printed. My pal got me a sheet of 3x3 magnets of photos as a gift, presumably dirt cheap. Anyone …

Event Subscriptions, Any Chance to Go to 15?

I imagine this is asked regularly. I understand you don't want to inundate the mail servers but it'd be nice to have just a couple more items in my list. Maybe even a feature for 1year+ …

TPG Internet

TPG Roaming

Hey all, I recently got TPG (Voda) as my phone carrier thanks to you all. when I went up north on holiday from Melbourne to QLD, several of the outback areas my signal said "R" and the …

Ridiculously good trade in deals, where are they?

Hey all, Back in Nov / Dec 2007 there was some insane trade in deals with Game stores for old consoles to buy the new ones cheap. I still recall the figures pretty well, it was so insane. Xbox 360, …

TPG Internet

Switching to TPG (Now on Voda Network) Do They Ever Do Discounts / Deals?

Anyone know? I'm on Telechoice, have been since May 2014, had a gutful of a Telstra network dropping out (!!!?) it's too frequent, almost once or twice per trip out of the house (I'm …

Can I change the default search behaviour?

I've been using this site for years. EVERY time I use search, I want to see LATEST (by date) deals, NOT by relevance, can I save the default to be by date instead? Please?

Feeless AMEX options for secondary card?

Anyone know a good feeless card that will be elligable for the AMEX rewards they currently have going on? I have a proper AMEX one, the Velocity Frequent flyer, but I'm curious what options are …

eBay Australia

Best Way of Spending The $50 or $100 eBay Voucher from Click & Collect Deal

Dumb question really, but has anyone figured out the best thing to buy with the voucher as a bargain? Several items I'd like are slightly over priced on ebay so it kinda shoots me down on the …

Unlocked (or Easily Unlckd) Sub $150 Phone 4 Mum

Can someone recommend an unlocked, sub $150 phone for me – Android based. My mum keeps buying $50 to $90 pieces of crap and they break etc. Any idea what is good – maybe even sub $200 if need …

Need a high data plan for only 1 month, no calls or SMS req'd (Inside a hotspot)

Hello all, I have a friend coming who has a locked phone here in Australia for a month. They are accustomed to having a mammoth amount of data and I'm trying to teach them to use wifi / ease …

Sydney accomodation.

Hi all, I'm looking at accommodation in Sydney now for September, won't have a car, will be there during Mon – > Friday to keep costs low. Plans are as discussed in the thread, …

Decent multimeter deals

Hi all, I added multimeter to my search criteria a while back - looked like around 2012/3 there was regular deals but I've not seen anything posted in ages. Anyone seen any genuinely decent …

Renting / Hiring a Car in Melb for Maybe a Week, What Options?

I have a friend visiting from overseas in September and I've not got a car. I live close to the city but for around 1 week it would be nice to not use PT. I know there's those flexicars …

Forum Discussion Replies Should Also Activate The Little Bell up The Top Right

If possible, of course - I nearly missed some really helpful replies today, as I assumed no one had replied. Lucky I checked. Thanks for your time.

Polar H7 Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitors

Hi all, Did a search, not many deals on these in a long time, I looked at the last deal and the place which ran it is in the UK. A lot of the UK sites (including that one) has reverted to that …

How do I hide items from the front page?

I have food and grocery specifically unticked in my settings yet I continue to see that stuff appear in the front page? Is there something wrong with the code at the backend or is my cookie broken …

Decent Steam Cleaner / Mop (but Mostly Grout) ?

I just found this video on youtube and wow, holy heck……… that thing really does the job. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcc6AwKKgb4 Anyone know of similar products in Australia at …

Filtering Options on OzBargain to hide unwanted listings

Does anyone know if we can have word specific filtering of bargains? Tighter control of stuff? I know about the subscriptions section and I've unticked the food option, yet I still regularly see …

PAX Australia

PAX Australia Next Week, Anyone Unable to Afford It? Tickets SUPER Cheap on eBay

Tickets for a full 3 day pass to PAX were $150 to purchase when announced but I'm guessing a lot of people can't go (or tried scalping?) but ebay is totally chock full of cheap tickets now. …

Need a plan or PayGO SIM on Telstra network (3G is fine) $20 or less

Topic kind of covers it! :) I own my handset outright and I'm ok with only 3G data, I NEED about 400mb a month, I'd prefer around 600mb to be safe. I make very few calls a month, but a lot …