TIP / GUIDE on how to get the best use of the discount codes etc @ Tesco Direct ( Sim card delivery Loophole/Banking vouchers/returns/ etc) thanks to HankMcSpank - HotUKDeals
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Thought is was about time this was updated,as other posters have asked for this to be reposted, as other thread was 7 months old now.

I know,I know,lots of Tesco'd threads,but might help some of our new members if this helps explain it a bit more,hope it helps.( Explained in piccys post 2 & 3 & 4)

Also remember the discount can be used by other members of your family at your address with different email account...As i have a large family,we have several account and used it many times...if you get what i mean.

You may be able to get premuim delivery (as below) in your area,check just in case

HankMcSpank: You can rep him on POST 6
Just one thing to add.....whenever I've used the sim 'free delivery' wheeze, I've been able to select a premium delivery slot (@£6.95) ...which narrows delivery down to a preferred 2 hour window slot - I've been getting the £6.95 refunded! (which is better than the £4.95 delivery method that folks seem to go for with the Sim delivery)

Baccus:
Great post!
On other threads users have mentioned being able to 'bank' vouchers. Does anyone here know how this is done?
Thanks in advance

You do a dummy order,all the way to the payment stage,like you would as normal,but do not complete (as in pay) and the voucher code will automatically be stored/saved in your account to use another time,within expiry date of course
Hope this helped

When the Free delivery on a £50 spend offer is available..see below.
TIP ***If you choose a sale item that goes into basket at full price,but has been reduced ie was £50 now £22 I would have only spent £22,but still gives me free delivery. As it's calculated on the original price,not the sale price.*****


I know not a deal,but I have been told by mods I can post TIPS in deals :) as it seems to be asked in every Tesco direct deal,i thought i'd lump it together with piccys to help,i hope.

I will try and answer any questions if I can about this,if i'm online that is.
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#1
[SIZE=4]Remember it's trial and error,some things work some don't[/SIZE]
[SIZE=4]How to find what will go into basket at full price ,but you will pay reduced price,[/SIZE]
[SIZE=4]this is an example [/SIZE]
[SIZE=4]of 1 that works and 1 that does'nt[/SIZE]
http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/2938/tescov2sg6.jpg
http://img211.imageshack.us/img211/3382/tescov3gp0.jpg
#2
[SIZE=4]How it will look in basket.[/SIZE]
[SIZE=4]Always choose the cheapest sim card with free delivery incl as standard[/SIZE]


http://img292.imageshack.us/img292/8162/tescov1fp7.jpg
1 Like #3
[SIZE=4]How it will look at checkout/payment stage[/SIZE]
http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/7893/tescov4rg6.jpg



[SIZE=4]From help page @ Tesco's about returning the sim "note the words UNWANTED GOODS"[/SIZE]
[COLOR=red]How do I return to store?[/COLOR]
In certain circumstances, [COLOR=red]unwanted products[/COLOR] can be returned to store and usually this is the quickest way to get a refund.
Please see 'How do I return non-damaged items?' and our returns policy for full details on returning Tesco Direct products.
Small items indicated on your invoice may be returned to a store.
Please take the item and the invoice along to any Tesco Extra or Tesco Superstore where we will issue a refund. See www.tesco.com/storelocator to find your nearest store.
How do I return a product?
[LIST=1]
[*]On your invoice check if there is a ◊ next to the product you wish to return
[*]Items marked with a ◊
For a speedy refund please take the product with your invoice to your local [COLOR=red]Tesco Extra or Tesco Superstore[/COLOR]. Your closest stores can be found at www.tesco.com/storelocator. You will be able to return the item at the Electrical Desk, Customer Service Desk or Tesco Direct Desk for a full refund.
If you are unable to get to a store, please call Customer Services on 0845 600 4411** to arrange a collection.
** Calls charged up to 4p per minute from BT landlines. Other providers may vary.
Please note the following:[LIST]
[*]If you're having trouble operating your electrical product or mobile phone or if it develops a fault, please call the relevant helpline (see sections above), as in our experience, many problems can be resolved quickly and efficiently over the phone.
[*]We may restrict the exchanges of CDs, DVDs, Videos and Computer Software to the same title due to the problem of unlicensed copying.
[*]For reasons of health and hygiene, body jewellery and personal grooming products cannot be returned for any reason other than manufacturing fault.
[*]Any flat-pack furniture that has been partially or fully assembled cannot be returned for any reason other than manufacturing fault.
[*]For reasons of health and safety, paints, oils and items with petrol engines (e.g. small lawn mowers) cannot be collected by courier. When marked with a ◊, these specific items can only be returned to store.[/LIST]
[*]Items NOT marked with a ◊
These items cannot be returned to store.
Please call Customer Services on 0845 600 4411** to arrange a collection.
[/LIST][CENTER][SIZE=4]Link below is to Tesco vouchers section of HDUK :thumbsup:[/SIZE]
Please try and give rep to all posters of voucher codes [/CENTER]



[CENTER][SIZE=4]http://www.hotukdeals.com/all/vouchers/new?merchant_search=tesc&mf=15190[/SIZE][/CENTER]
#4
Excellent. I got confused 'cause I never knew it was automatic "free delivery" on Sim cards. Could not understand why people kept telling me to get a Sim card.

Have tried a number of codes from here for a while with no luck but today, the one for £13 off worked...yipee.
1 Like #5
Thanks to poster for info :thumbsup:
HankMcSpank: rep him / find him here link below :santa:
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/280362/150-worth-of-craft-products-for-jus/?p=3523331#post3523331
Just one thing to add.....whenever I've used the sim 'free delivery' wheeze, I've been able to select a premium delivery slot (@£6.95) ...
which narrows delivery down to a preferred 2 hour window slot -
I've been getting the £6.95 refunded! (which is better than the £4.95 delivery method that folks seem to go for with the Sim delivery)

[CENTER][SIZE=4][COLOR=red]:-DPlease feel free to add any extra tips or info that will help other posters[/COLOR][/SIZE]:-D[/CENTER]
#6
superb - thankyou for helping guide us thru' the wonderful world of tesco.
1 Like #7
good update feel free to add your tesco tips to this. I did the green points thru ebay ie bought 50(ithink) empty hp catrridges for £12 and got an amazing number of points after sending them to Tesco and I was environmentally aware.
#8
thankshotdeals;3558208
good update feel free to add your tesco tips to this. I did the green points thru ebay ie bought 50(ithink) empty hp catrridges for £12 and got an amazing number of points after sending them to Tesco and I was environmentally aware.

Great tip and idea :thumbsup: thank you,rep given
#9
Still works,I've just tested on a £7.00 discount on a £70 spend,but did'nt spend £70,and still used code,along side free delivery on a £50 spend offer:whistling:
Order Details

Your order: Standard Delivery

Delivery expected on [COLOR=red]Wednesday 26 November 2008[/COLOR] between 7am-7pm ProductPriceSubtotal
£75.00
1 x Twiggy 18 Light Ceiling Fitting £75.00

Delivery
Total delivery charge for this order is £4.85
Subtotal after delivery for this order is £79.85

Discounts & promotions
Subtotal after discounts for this order is £37.50
50% Off Lightingfor this order is-£37.50
Free Delivery when you spend Over £50 on Direct for this order is-£4.85
Payments
Subtotal after payments for this order is £30.50
ECoupon

7GBP off when you spend 70GBP at Tesco direct for this order is-£7.00
Total remaining to pay £30.50 :gift:
Clubcard points earnedfor this order is 37
#10
10/10 for time and effort, thanks for posting and keep up all your good work!!!!:thumbsup:
#11
Thanks for reposting new to hukd and have not seen this befour.
Nice 1.
#12
martyj999;3558841
10/10 for time and effort, thanks for posting and keep up all your good work!!!!:thumbsup:


Pukka deal;3558951
Thanks for reposting new to hukd and have not seen this befour.
Nice 1.

Your both welcome :santa:
#13
here here!! well done! off 2 bed now but will rep later!

does this work on normal everday shopping (I wanna place my monthly shop 2morra. anyway of not paying the Delivery?)

cheers well done again
#14
Disco;3559171
here here!! well done! off 2 bed now but will rep later!

does this work on normal everday shopping (I wanna place my monthly shop 2morra. anyway of not paying the Delivery?)

cheers well done again

This might help,worth a try :thumbsup:
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/281142/10-off-a-50-groceries-spend/showthread.php?p=3559253&posted=1#post3559253
#15
hotscot;3557845



[CENTER][SIZE=4][COLOR=red]:-DPlease feel free to add any extra tips or info that will help other posters[/COLOR][/SIZE]:-D[/CENTER]

Just a little tip.

If you wait a long while before returning items, once they have gone out of stock, they will refund the FULL original selling price if you happen to mislay the receipt.:whistling:

Did that with a pair of Gelert boots. Cost approx £12 and got full refund of £44.00.:roll:
#16
rizla01
Just a little tip.

If you wait a long while before returning items, once they have gone out of stock, they will refund the FULL original selling price if you happen to mislay the receipt.:whistling:

Did that with a pair of Gelert boots. Cost approx £12 and got full refund of £44.00.:roll:


I used to get away with that but tried this recently and the staff seem to have been warned that they have to get a receipt or they cant refund the product......they were insisting that i phone tesco direct and have them arrange a collection and refund or send me a copy of my invoice:roll:

I'd paid £8 for a table and the till was scanning it at £80:whistling:
#17
martyj999;3559446
I used to get away with that but tried this recently and the staff seem to have been warned that they have to get a receipt or they cant refund the product......they were insisting that i phone tesco direct and have them arrange a collection and refund or send me a copy of my invoice:roll:

I'd paid £8 for a table and the till was scanning it at £80:whistling:


same here ordered a patio set
sent 8 chairs instead of 4 :whistling:
when table come it was faulty so phoned up
had to order new one and gave me refund for old one
so asked for free delivery as said shouldnt have to pay again, cretited off original order
and was still in stock, they took my reciept number
also ordered 2 parasoles 2.1 meter and 2.7 meter
2.7 meter one out of stock
whole order only cost about £57 ish
refunded £80 for a £20 table plus 2 lots of deliverys and £20 for a 2.7 meter parasole
to cut a long story short
refunded over £100 for £57 order and also send me 8 chairs instead of 4
so i got
1 table
8 x chairs
2 x 2.1 meter parasoles (led ones)
and they paid me around £50 to have them
EVERY LITTLE HELPS (LOL)
#18
scoot
same here ordered a patio set
sent 8 chairs instead of 4 :whistling:
when table come it was faulty so phoned up
had to order new one and gave me refund for old one
so asked for free delivery as said shouldnt have to pay again, cretited off original order
and was still in stock, they took my reciept number
also ordered 2 parasoles 2.1 meter and 2.7 meter
2.7 meter one out of stock
whole order only cost about £57 ish
refunded £80 for a £20 table plus 2 lots of deliverys and £20 for a 2.7 meter parasole
to cut a long story short
refunded over £100 for £57 order and also send me 8 chairs instead of 4
so i got
1 table
8 x chairs
2 x 2.1 meter parasoles (led ones)
and they paid me around £50 to have them
EVERY LITTLE HELPS (LOL)

Now that was a bargain :w00t::santa:
#19
thanks for the tips
#20
Thanks Hotscot great thread
#21
This is a great guide - thanks for putting it in. Fairly new to HUKD - is there any way this can be "stickied" for members future reference? H & R added.
#22
Anyone knows if tesco have stopped refunding the sims?

I tried returning one today, but was rudely told they wont take sim returns.
#23
I have to wonder if it's all worth it to save a few quid
#24
ms2005
I have to wonder if it's all worth it to save a few quid


why are you here then? are you sure you havent walked through the wrong door:whistling:
#25
pingu
Anyone knows if tesco have stopped refunding the sims?

I tried returning one today, but was rudely told they wont take sim returns.


I tried to return one a couple of weeks ago and was also told rather rudely that I could return it but I would have to pay for the delivery of the other item on the receipt
#26
Great thread..Hot...
#27
datca
This is a great guide - thanks for putting it in. Fairly new to HUKD - is there any way this can be "stickied" for members future reference? H & R added.


The way I do that is click on 'Thread tools' in the original post and select 'subscribe to this thread' and 'add subscription'.

When you want to see your subscribed threads later just click on 'control panel' at the top of the page to get a nice list of 'em by clicking on 'view all subscribed threads'.

HTH
#28
Nice one. Just got our son a bike for xmas for 24 quid. Heat and Rep added.
#29
I just got our son a bike for £23.50! :w00t: Thanks!! :santa:
#30
Great post!
#31
Giving this thread a wee bump,as lots of vouchers & sale items around now :gift::thumbsup:
#32
Is this still working? Mine doesn't show free delivery with a Tesco sim!

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