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Currency converting glitch @ Zavvi (Save ££££££'s)

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There's a very nice glitch currently @ Zavvi that can save you £££££ OK, this is what you do :- 1) Add a product to your basket as normal 2) Then 'View Basket' 3) IMPORTANT BIT: On the top … Read More
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[mod] 6y, 4m agoFound 6 years, 4 months ago
There's a very nice glitch currently @ Zavvi that can save you £££££

OK, this is what you do :-
1) Add a product to your basket as normal
2) Then 'View Basket'
3) IMPORTANT BIT: On the top right you'll see a GB flag and a Euro flag - click on the Euro flag
4) Notice that it has converted it the wrong way (for example a £17.85 game becomes €15.45 (which works out at £13.34))
5) Complete checkout as normal

I ran through a test and it let me ship to a UK address even though the currency was in Euro

Also works in conjunction with rewardyourthirst 15% code

This glitch also works at The Hut, Sendit etc

EDIT: only now works on certain products - you can view the site in Euros so you can see what products it works on

Pay with Paypal to avoid any potential conversion charges from your bank

15% off link
http://www.hotukdeals.com/vouchers/15-off-video-games-cds-dvds-and-blu/850475
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#1
great find!

what's is the rewardyourthirst? is that a code for zavvi?
#2
The 3DS is 180 euros.
#3
looks like its fixed mate!
just tryed it and it went up
#4
This is not converting the wrong way for me.
[mod]#5
Oh well, fun whilst it lasted.
#6
£17.85 becomes €21.45.
#7
Wow. Amazing find wedge. Just ordered Rise of The Foot Soldier Blu Ray was £4.85 But using that little trick plus 15% voucher got it down to 3.78 Euro, Which equates to about £3.25. Bargin! Heat added.
#8
still working on some items.
#9
999lofty
looks like its fixed mate!just tryed it and it went up

Mine goes up as well :|
1 Like #10
Firefox & Chrome only my friends

Stop using rubbish IE.

Edited By: monkeyboy1982 on Jan 25, 2011 13:08
#11
Still working for me? Im usung Chrome btw.

Edited By: Blender on Jan 25, 2011 13:07
#12
Just tried it and still working for me, tried PS3 Headset (£17.85) converts to (€15.45) which converts back to (13.31)
banned#13
nice find. can i pay with pounds even though i selected euros? like can i use my bank that has pounds, if you get me ? :P
banned#14
Using firefox and it does not work, rubbish that it is a firefox thing.


Edited By: Reser on Jan 25, 2011 13:10
[mod]#15
I think Chrome is the answer - still working using that
#16
3DS black still €183.45.
#17
I doubt they will honor the more expensive items, but heres hoping lol.
banned#18
It is nothing to do with the browser, it is the product, some products it works some it doesnt.

Edited By: Reser on Jan 25, 2011 13:11
#19
monkeyboy1982
Firefox only my friends

doesnt work for me on firefox :(
#20
makes everything more expensive for me sadly. Though the 15% discount will be greater. Still end up paying more though lmao
banned#21
Just browse the website in Euros, you will see it is simply that a lot of the European prices have been mispriced. Nothing to do with the browser you use but the product.

http://www.zavvi.com/games/platforms/ps3/grand-theft-auto-iv-4-the-complete-edition/10271764.html

Edited By: Reser on Jan 25, 2011 13:13
#22
Reser
It is nothing to do with the browser, it is the product, some products it works some it doesnt.

My Bad
#23
Doesn't work for me
#24
Wonder if there will be a bank fee for currency conversion if it tries to charge it to your card in Euros?

Think the max a bank charges is £2.50 for Santander, most banks are below 40p though.
#25
What is the rewardyourthirst code?
[mod] 1 Like #26
Still working on a Xbox 360 Live 2100 Points Card - converts to €13.45 ie £11.59
#27
Just bagged a £DS for E183.45 :)
#28
Reser
It is nothing to do with the browser, it is the product, some products it works some it doesnt.
Absolutely right - just change everythign to euros and you can see the products that have gone up and down in price
[mod]#29
Yeah - Reser has got it - some products it works on others it doesn't
1 Like #30
If anyone is interested in Blu Rays these are all under 5 Euros. Plus you can use the 15% code and possible quidco.

http://www.zavvi.com/blu-ray/elysium.search?search=blu+ray&searchFilters=Qmx1LXJheSNkZXBhcnRtZW50OmJsdVwtcmF5ISZldXJvOzIuMDAgLSAmZXVybzs1LjAwI3phdnZpX0VVUl9wcmljZTpbMiBUTyA0Ljk5XSE=

Edited By: Blender on Jan 25, 2011 13:16
#31
just bought Piranha 3D - Blu-ray for €6.33! X)
#32
PS3 Controllers are working!!!

works out bout £25
#33
Is there any charges for buying euros?
#34
Dont work ! Tried to buy ink cartridges 9 mins after post ! it converted money correctly
#35
andywedge
Still working on a Xbox 360 Live 2100 Points Card - converts to €13.45 ie £11.59


Ordered :) LOL 13quid wasn't bad, can't not at 11 quid.
#36
looks to be item based.

But not sure it is worth it as my banks like to charge me a premium on euro exchanges. dont know what it is, but could outweigh any saving. Just a potential warning.

Quality for those with a non-commisioned card.
#37
Dead Space 2 (limited Edition) works out to £27.54 (£37.85 -> €31.95 -> £27.54)
Some good deals could be got here.
#38
Not working for me on IE, FireFox, Chrome or Opera...

Update: But it's seems to work on Console items just as someone mentioned above


Edited By: dimus on Jan 25, 2011 13:22
banned#39
Hor assassins creed 2 goty for £6.50
#40
Keeps converting the currency back to £ when i go to the checkout, do you need to create a new account when doing it?

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