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Duracell Plus AA 4+4 plus BOGOF £2.99 at Tesco Direct

£2.99 @ Tesco Direct
No not eco-friendly, but they work out at less than 19p each, just in time for Xmas. Must collect in-store for this unit price or a handy filler to qualify for free delivery. Read More
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7y, 6m agoFound 7 years, 6 months ago
No not eco-friendly, but they work out at less than 19p each, just in time for Xmas.
Must collect in-store for this unit price or a handy filler to qualify for free delivery.
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#1
Other duracells on offer too at Tesco, some posted on here.
#2
And still a total waste of money :-(
#3
i got 4 packs of energizer for £5 yesterday at local tesco's :thumbsup:
#4
Is this the one with the copper-coloured top?:thinking::?
#5
leitchyleck
i got 4 packs of energizer for £5 yesterday at local tesco's :thumbsup:


morrisons still doing Energizer AA Batteries 24 pack for £5
#6
nihcaj
And still a total waste of money :-(


Not really
#7
nihcaj
And still a total waste of money :-(

Not really. Some people need these to make things work
#8
Rich44;7198026
Not really


dazco;7198109
Not really. Some people need these to make things work


If you can't do the mathematics, then you keep believing that, but for those who can, have a look at Low self discharge rechargeables, (no, not standard NiMH) and see how much money you can save in NO time when you stop throwing these things in the bin, without any inconvenience:

Best current offers in this deal:
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/544820/rechargeable-aa-2100mah-good-to-go-?t=544820
#9
Thanks we go through loads of these ordered 3 lots for my sons xmas toys
#10
Lidls have these for £1.99.
#11
nihcaj
If you can't do the mathematics, then you keep believing that, but for those who can, have a look at Low self discharge rechargeables, (no, not standard NiMH) and see how much money you can save in NO time when you stop throwing these things in the bin

I think it depends on the use. Rechargeable are great for high power devices such as digital cameras. But for low power applications such as a remote or a clock you are probably better of with normal batteries. Some don't even need alkaline.

So, if you need several sets of batteries a year, go for rechargeable ones.
#12
morrisons have all their duracell plus batteries [not just aa] for £1.50
#13
Ordered 10 packs (that's 80 batteries) for less than £15! Voted hot.
#14
A good deal but still cheaper on Ebay. I have just ordered 20 x Duracell (Process - Professional version) for £2.43 delivered.

I'd say shop around people.....
#15

A good deal but still cheaper on Ebay. I have just ordered 20 x Duracell (Process - Professional version) for £2.43 delivered.

I'd say shop around people.....

Are duracell procell batteries really as good as the standard duracell battery?
#16
Also, check the best before date when buying off eBay.
#17
MrPuddington
I think it depends on the use. Rechargeable are great for high power devices such as digital cameras. But for low power applications such as a remote or a clock you are probably better of with normal batteries. Some don't even need alkaline.

So, if you need several sets of batteries a year, go for rechargeable ones.


I agree sometimes rechargeable batteries just don't work out. I tried 3 in a lamp I rarely use and have now replaced them with normal ones as it was a waste of money tying up recharchable batteries in it.
#18
rechargeables are 1.2v so 3 x 1.2v is only 3.6v. It might not work if the device needs 4.5v (3x1.5v)
#19
sheffgrow259
morrisons have all their duracell plus batteries [not just aa] for £1.50


Confirmed...all Duracell Plus battery packs are £1.50 at Morrisons.
#20
mystik;7199091
Confirmed...all Duracell Plus battery packs are £1.50 at Morrisons.

£1.50 for a pack of 8?
#21
Hi,

I spotted this the other night and ordered it - before I posted the deal on here I wanted to check what I got as the title stated you'd get a 4 pack but the description contradicted this and stated 4 + 4 and the picture showed that each pack SHOULD contain 8 batteries. Because they were also BOGOF I should have got 16 batteries for £3 - that would be an absolute bargain...

Unfortunately guess what turned up when I collected at store - a pack of just 4 (it wasn't a promotional pack with the four free batteries). I did get another 4 pack free on the BOGOF offer but this means I spent £3 to get 8 batteries.

You might get lucky as I guess it depends on what they deliver from the warehouse...trading standards should really be informed if this happens to everyone as it is very misleading if are showing a picture of the 4+4 pack but not delivering it... :x

I ordered some rechargeables from 7dayshop instead - better value in long run...
#22
Speculator
£1.50 for a pack of 8?


No, for packs of four. So it works out the same, really. Both great deals. I am stocked up on batteries now.
#23
This deal is £2.99 for hopefully 16 batteries so potentially 75p for 4 batteries.
#24
MrPuddington;7198505
I think it depends on the use. Rechargeable are great for high power devices such as digital cameras. But for low power applications such as a remote or a clock you are probably better of with normal batteries. Some don't even need alkaline.

So, if you need several sets of batteries a year, go for rechargeable ones.


Read the threads on here.
You are just so wrong now.

With a battery that DOES hold it's charge, and the "payback" in as few as 2 or 3 charges, with a life of hundreds of charges, even that argument doesn't hold water now.
#25
mr_deals;7198945
I agree sometimes rechargeable batteries just don't work out. I tried 3 in a lamp I rarely use and have now replaced them with normal ones as it was a waste of money tying up recharchable batteries in it.


Now long lasting rechargeables are so cheap, if that is "tying up" your finances, then you really do have problems :-(
#26
Speculator;7198964
rechargeables are 1.2v so 3 x 1.2v is only 3.6v. It might not work if the device needs 4.5v (3x1.5v)


If you are going to argue a point on a technical issue, at least quote something specific!

It has been discussed at length on here (and elsewhere) and I couldn't be bothered to look for it when it is widely known that in practical usage, low self discharge rechargeable batteries work in just about everything, so far I haven't found anything they don't work in, (nor can remember anyone on here coming up with any either) whereas standard rechargeables do fail to work in a fair few gadgets.

(Perhaps someone will remember the specific discussions where this has been aired?)
#27
Thanks for shre. I use recharable too but can never find any with chage when u need one. Alwyas handy to keep some of these in the house, heat and rep added.

Pill
#28
nihcaj;7206982
If you are going to argue a point on a technical issue, at least quote something specific!

It has been discussed at length on here (and elsewhere) and I couldn't be bothered to look for it when it is widely known that in practical usage, low self discharge rechargeable batteries work in just about everything, so far I haven't found anything they don't work in, (nor can remember anyone on here coming up with any either) whereas standard rechargeables do fail to work in a fair few gadgets.

(Perhaps someone will remember the specific discussions where this has been aired?)

Well, it didn't work in my nephews toy lorry that he got for his birthday. The rechargeables (standard rechargeables. not Eneloop) were fully charged but I swapped it for four normal 1.5v AA batteries and the toy worked perfectly.
#29
Speculator;7207953
Well, it didn't work in my nephews toy lorry that he got for his birthday. The rechargeables (standard rechargeables. not Eneloop) were fully charged but I swapped it for four normal 1.5v AA batteries and the toy worked perfectly.


Clearly you don't understand what I posted, as that is precisely what I did say about standard rechargeables, which is precisely why people often give up on them.
That would be fine, but I am not talking about standard rechargeables.

Sorry, I have read it again, and I can't spell it out in any more clearly or make it any less complex, I had thought it was a simple concept, so you had better just keep buying disposables if the concept is beyond you - I give up :-(
#30
2.99/8=less Than 19p????

30px8=2.4pounds...

More Than 30p Per One...
#31
ehe12;7214902
2.99/8=less Than 19p????

30px8=2.4pounds...

More Than 30p Per One...

Its actually £2.99/16= 19p each.
offer is buy one pack, get one pack free so you should get 16 batteries for £2.99
#32
sharkmark
Unfortunately guess what turned up when I collected at store - a pack of just 4 (it wasn't a promotional pack with the four free batteries). I did get another 4 pack free on the BOGOF offer but this means I spent £3 to get 8 batteries.

You might get lucky as I guess it depends on what they deliver from the warehouse...trading standards should really be informed if this happens to everyone as it is very misleading if are showing a picture of the 4+4 pack but not delivering it... :x


Ditto :x
Ordered eight, and got eight 4-packs - not the eight 4+4s that the website shows...
At a shade over 37p per battery it's nowhere near as good a deal as it should be.
(All credit to the OP, though - he wasn't to know we'd be stiffed.)

The pic on the website shows 4+4.
The description says "This pack contains 4 + 4 AA (LR6) Duracell Plus batteries."


Edit - have now sent a polite email to customer support.
#33
Ive just phoned up the guy says that it says on the features that its only 8 batterys
Where it says this pack contains 4 + 4 he says that means 4 and then 4 free under the bogof offer
Another dodgy deal for tesco

I just phoned back to argue some more they put me through to after sales i explained i ordered 3 lots for 8.97 and should have received 48 batterys but only received 24 he gave me a full refund to order another set
#34
Likewise ordered 4 x 4 (+ 4), total expected 32. Received 16.

Got full refund and told to keep tthe 16 I'd received.

Free batteries! Love it
#35
I should've phoned instead of emailing. 2 days later and still no reply. Will give them another day or two...
#36
Phoned and they apologised and got me to order the same again but once it went through they processed a refund so getting what I ordered - 32 batteries!
#37
Speculator
Its actually £2.99/16= 19p each.
offer is buy one pack, get one pack free so you should get 16 batteries for £2.99


Not in my local store went to collect mine - they said that BOGOF meand 2.99 for 8 !! Id orderd 3 paks thinking that I would recieve 48 batteries but they only gave gave me 24 (in packs of 4).

Just asked for a refund.

Pill
#38
Quick update - Rang tesco direct on strenght of other members comments and the guy as aqward at first but when i insisted that pic on web had been changed - he checked and foud several other complaints. Theyve reorderd and I need to see what turnes up

Pill
#39
pill
Quick update - Rang tesco direct on strenght of other members comments and the guy as aqward at first but when i insisted that pic on web had been changed - he checked and foud several other complaints. Theyve reorderd and I need to see what turnes up

Pill


You'll get the same thing mate. Dont think they have those 4+4's around at the moment.
Just keep the batteries this time and ask for a full refund.
#40
I ended up with a £10 refund. Not quite as good a result as others, but much better than the deal posted.
32 Duracell Plus batteries for £1.96. Can't complain... ;-)

Thanks again OP

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