This alone won't help people avoid the recession but will go some way towards spending less! Also, won't be for everyone as you need to have a Makro card - either join or get someone (who has a card) to go with you.
Available between the 11 - 24 February 2009. The relevant Makro mail version (05) which this offer is on is not on their website yet!
Cheapest alternative is TJ Hughes at £59.99, link to that is: http://www.tjhughes.co.uk/Home_Electricals/Vacuum_Cleaners/Carpet_Washers/88202699999
Vax Rapide Carpet Washer Classic:-
- powerful carpet washer with static brushbar;
- 3.5 litre clean solution tank and 2 litre dirty water tank;
-easy to fill, empty, use and store;
-includes Vax AAA carpet cleaner solution