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Acer aspire 5740 G 410.00 @ Heathrow airport

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6y, 6m agoFound 6 years, 6 months ago
Was in Heathrow terminal 4 yesterday
The shop there had this laptop for 410pounds.. and it is a very good deal.. as i had paid 549pounds for the same at PC world.

Specs are
Core i3
4Gb ram DDR3
320 HDD
ATI 512MB ram
Win 7 Home Premium
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suspended#1
Just because you paid £549 and it was only £410 at heathrow does NOT mean that its a good deal.
PC world charge over the top on computers anyway.
it is hard to tell if it is a good deal without a more detailed spec list
#2
yeh its a great deal, surpasses the hp offer a few days ago for £5 more. obviously few will benefit as its only in t4 but good deal none the less, heat from me
suspended#3
Have you got to fly somewhere to get this? may be why its getting voted cold
suspended#4
garbage456
Or do a shopping search like me and see that it is a bargain 120 cheaper than anywhere else,

Why does heathrow mean its a cold deal?


Not quite surewhere i said because its from heathrow its a cold deal (although evidently it is)
though i cant see why its getting all the cold votes it is
suspended#5
garbage456
Sorry not directly aimed at you


no problem :thumbsup:

Do you know the answer to the question i asked... do you need to be flying to get this deal?
#6
Was that VAT inclusive ispookie? That is, was it available from a shop accessible to the public before you go through the gate?
I'm just trying to establish whether it was VAT & duty exempt for outgoing passengers which would of course make it a lot cheaper than equivalent machines outside the terminal (and therefore not such a great deal).
#7
I believe its probably the same as the laptop below?

http://www.dixons.co.uk/gbuk/acer-aspire-5740g-334g32mn-04153023-pdt.html

£499.99 at Dixons!

Would be interesting to know if its available to non-travelling customers?

PS. out of interest what do people make of this laptop? Bang for buck wise seems pretty good...and yes I know its acer but a similarly spec'd Sony Vaio E Series is £589.99 at amazon. Is it worth the extra 90 quid?

Cheers.
#8
shadow_boxer

PS. out of interest what do people make of this laptop? Bang for buck wise seems pretty good...and yes I know its acer but a similarly spec'd Sony Vaio E Series is £589.99 at amazon. Is it worth the extra 90 quid?


Bang for buck, it's a fair price I agree. As to whether the Sony is worth the extra £90 - that's more subjective. If you are the sort of person that prefers to buy a Rolex over a Timex even though they both tell the time to the same degree of accuracy, then yes I guess so.

Whilst I do like Sony machines (especially their screens), I bought an Acer myself.
#9
If the shop the original poster is Dixons Tax Free. They have a website: http://www.dixonstravel.co.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=dixons.home where you can check products online, phone the shop and reserve it to pick it up. I checked online for the acer aspire 5740g offer but couldn't find it - maybe they don't have all stock to view online though. They have tax free stores at all the main UK airports Gatwick, Birmingham, Edinburgh etc.

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