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Protein card £98 of freebies with £30.00 Pro membership

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£30 gets you all of this... New Year Starter Pack 1x - Pro Membership£30.00 1x - Whey Stronger Stringer Vest£20.00 1x - MyProtein Creatine (250g)£8.99 1x - MyProtein Impact Whey Sample£1.49 … Read More
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£30 gets you all of this...

New Year Starter Pack

1x - Pro Membership£30.00
1x - Whey Stronger Stringer Vest£20.00
1x - MyProtein Creatine (250g)£8.99
1x - MyProtein Impact Whey Sample£1.49
1x - MyProtein MixMaster Shaker£1.99
1x - £5 MyProtein Voucher£5.00
1x - £10 Musclefood Voucher£10.00
1x - £15 Protein Supermarket Voucher£15.00

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#1
Looked at this membership a few months ago and they've been sending me these offers since. Not entirely sure if any of it's worth it. The vest isn't worth £20, a few things are samplers, and the vouchers are subject to minimum orders (though admittedly worth the face value if you're going to order anyway).

So, for the £30 you're getting £30vouchers back (but have to spend £195 if you want free delivery, at least £45 minimum with musclefood just to order with £5 delivery, unsure on other two min spend) and some tat. Then the membership gives you discounts on stuff you may (will?) find cheaper anyway.

That's just my impression, you've ordered - what's it like?
#2
It's all junk.
#3
tapi
Looked at this membership a few months ago and they've been sending me these offers since. Not entirely sure if any of it's worth it. The vest isn't worth £20, a few things are samplers, and the vouchers are subject to minimum orders (though admittedly worth the face value if you're going to order anyway).

So, for the £30 you're getting £30vouchers back (but have to spend £195 if you want free delivery, at least £45 minimum with musclefood just to order with £5 delivery, unsure on other two min spend) and some tat. Then the membership gives you discounts on stuff you may (will?) find cheaper anyway.

That's just my impression, you've ordered - what's it like?


Used the free membership once and saved with myprotein. Pro membership is meant to give better discounts and in some cases free delivery with a lower order amount as far as I can tell.

Not sure how you've worked out you have to spend £195?

Full list of brands you can use against :

MyProtein
Protein Supermarket
Optimum Nutrition
Musclefood
SCI-MX
USN
Bodybuilding Warehouse
The Protein Works
GoNutrition
Kinetica
BSN
PhD Nutrition
Gaspari Nutrition
Muscle Mouse
Bad Boy
Quest
Nike
Core-X Fitness
Train Magazine
The Hut
WheyHey Ice Cream
Lets Get Cut
MyVitamins
Bulkpowders



This is what it says the pro membership gives you :

Protein Card Pro

- Everything you get with standard, plus:

Up to 55% off

Get extra money off. Up to an extra 20% off is available across all of the brands featured when you upgrade to Protein Card Pro.

94 Exclusive Reusable Deals

Access to an extra 54 exclusive deals. These deals are only available to Protein Card, you won’t find them anywhere else.

2 for 1

Upgrade to Protein Card Pro, and get ‘2 for 1’ deals on a huge range of products.

Standard and Upgrade Flash Deals

Access to ALL Flash Deals and special discounts.

Online Account + Physical Card

Receive a Protein Card in the post, in-store discounts may be available in your area soon!
#4
simonhawking
tapi
Looked at this membership a few months ago and they've been sending me these offers since. Not entirely sure if any of it's worth it. The vest isn't worth £20, a few things are samplers, and the vouchers are subject to minimum orders (though admittedly worth the face value if you're going to order anyway).

So, for the £30 you're getting £30vouchers back (but have to spend £195 if you want free delivery, at least £45 minimum with musclefood just to order with £5 delivery, unsure on other two min spend) and some tat. Then the membership gives you discounts on stuff you may (will?) find cheaper anyway.

That's just my impression, you've ordered - what's it like?

Used the free membership once and saved with myprotein. Pro membership is meant to give better discounts and in some cases free delivery with a lower order amount as far as I can tell.

Not sure how you've worked out you have to spend £195?

Full list of brands you can use against :

MyProtein
Protein Supermarket
Optimum Nutrition
Musclefood
SCI-MX
USN
Bodybuilding Warehouse
The Protein Works
GoNutrition
Kinetica
BSN
PhD Nutrition
Gaspari Nutrition
Muscle Mouse
Bad Boy
Quest
Nike
Core-X Fitness
Train Magazine
The Hut
WheyHey Ice Cream
Lets Get Cut
MyVitamins
Bulkpowders



This is what it says the pro membership gives you :

Protein Card Pro

- Everything you get with standard, plus:

Up to 55% off

Get extra money off. Up to an extra 20% off is available across all of the brands featured when you upgrade to Protein Card Pro.

94 Exclusive Reusable Deals

Access to an extra 54 exclusive deals. These deals are only available to Protein Card, you won’t find them anywhere else.

2 for 1

Upgrade to Protein Card Pro, and get ‘2 for 1’ deals on a huge range of products.

Standard and Upgrade Flash Deals

Access to ALL Flash Deals and special discounts.

Online Account + Physical Card

Receive a Protein Card in the post, in-store discounts may be available in your area soon!

Yeah, it's just the general thing with discount memberships, never sure if you're getting a good deal or would find the same prices anyway without paying up front. But if you've used them and got your £30 back in discounts then that's what I wondered.
It says discount on 'brands' is that only from particular stores? i.e. can I go into Tesco and get the discount on PHD?

My original £195 was

£5 My Protein £55 min order for free delivery
£10 Musclefood - £75 min order for free delivery
£15 Protein Supermarket £65 min order for free delivery

so, you get the vouchers, but to make them worthwhile and get free delivery you need to spend £195 in total. My perception (personal opinion only, may be not shared) is that the vouchers lead you to buying from a particular place, whereas you probably can get the same cheaper elsewhere, so adding in delivery as well isn't an overall saving. You've already paid that £30 'saving' up front too, hence why I was asking if the future discounts were found to be worthwhile.

Again, these are just questions about how it works in reality, not dismissing the deal out of hand - even if my gut reaction says otherwise ;)

Edited By: tapi on Dec 28, 2014 18:00
#5
to clarify previous comment, lets say.

Join a discount club for £30 and get £5, £10, and £15 vouchers to use.
Spent £30 so far
Use the £5 voucher on item at £10 and add on £2 delivery. spent £37 running total
Use the £10 voucher on item at £45 and add on £5 delivery. spent £77 running total
Use the £15 voucher on item at £30 and add on £5 delivery. Spent £97 running total

or same items can be found elsewhere for a conservative amount less (you had to buy from above as you had the vouchers)
spend nothing up front
Buy item at £9.50. £9.50 running total
Buy item at £43. £52.50 running total
Buy item at £29.50. £82 running total

So, leaving £15 to allow for delivery if the theoretical stores charged delivery; or £15 that needed to be made back in future discounts, so at least £77 further needs to be spent to make it back - but bearing in mind again the codes are subject to their own minimum order quantities, and only from particular vendors, so once again you may be buying at higher than you can find elsewhere, or with freely available codes.

Hopefully that makes sense, and clarifies my thought process. If I've missed anything obvious then let me know.
#6
You're using different sums to rubbish the offer.

If you can find the items I'd buy cheaper then I'm all ears. As I haven't found another way, even with these companies directly.

Assume all those voting cold actually buy the products these companies sell?
#7
simonhawking
You're using different sums to rubbish the offer.

If you can find the items I'd buy cheaper then I'm all ears. As I haven't found another way, even with these companies directly.

Assume all those voting cold actually buy the products these companies sell?

Sorry, I said I wasn't rubbishing the offer and was open to real-life feedback on my assumptions (not just on this, but all discount clubs). I'm open to taking advantage of the offer, but feel instinctively that it's a long slog to make it pay.

I was clearly laying out my own thought process on how I thought it worked out, and wasn't using different calculations, just saying that if you happened to find the £85 of items at only £3 cheaper elsewhere (not so difficult to imagine, given the amount of discount codes freely available, and the number of vendors around) then it was no great deal. The £3 less was highly conservative and the 20% average discount on £77 future purchase was generous (maybe?) in order to break even.

But again, wanting to hear real-life feedback as I'm happy to try these things out if I can be convinced they're worthwhile.

Don't know about others voting cold (I haven't either way yet) but I do buy these, maybe different brands there's so many, but generally quite cheap when and where I find them and take advantage of whatever deals available, not sticking to particular brand or product.


Edited By: tapi on Dec 28, 2014 22:02
#8
Is there a reason Ross' post has been pulled?

I was trying to reply to him to ask a question.

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