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20% or 10% off everything instore or online at W H Smith + 8% quidco

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8y, 3w agoFound 8 years, 3 weeks ago / expired 30 Nov 0830 November 2008
Instructions:Valid from 24th to 30th November.

Code can be used online, or you can pick up a flyer at WH Smith and use instore.

If purchasing online, enter code in Promotion Box at Checkout.

Some exmples of Discounts:

20% OFF: Books, Stationery, Xmas Gifts, PC Accessories, Board Games, etc.
10% OFF: CDs, DVDs, Console Games, PC Software & Hardware, Mobile Phones, etc.
 
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8y, 3w agoFound 8 years, 3 weeks ago / expired 30 Nov 0830 November 2008
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#1
Just tried online and it said it wasnt recognised
#2
kelly_o_fanatic
Just tried online and it said it wasnt recognised


9,318 posts and you STILL don't read the details!!! It says valid from 24th to 30th Nov.
#3
will give it a try! people realy need to learn how to read things properly!!
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Trickyjabs
9,318 posts and you STILL don't read the details!!! It says valid from 24th to 30th Nov.


tyddynroger
will give it a try! people realy need to learn how to read things properly!!


Oh come on, its an easy mistake to make!!

I'm sure none of us are perfect!! :whistling:
#5
Queenie;3458906
Oh come on, its an easy mistake to make!!

I'm sure none of us are perfect!! :whistling:

It's saturday morning - well, sort of - and I still can't see what you're all talking about!!! :roll:
#6
ThunderBolt
It's saturday morning - well, sort of - and I still can't see what you're all talking about!!! :roll:


The discussion's about people who post to say that a code isn't working, even though the original post clearly shows that it has a later start date.
#7
Newbold;3471798
The discussion's about people who post to say that a code isn't working, even though the original post clearly shows that it has a later start date.

It was a joke... Been out on the ale and so my eyes were somewhat out of focus... Now I'm off for a shower and then do it all again! ;-) :roll:
#8
Damn - I only work there on Sundays so I came home from work ready to make this post and somebody beat me to it XD

I wish I had my staff discount (not for another 2 months yet!), then I could get really cheap games / films.
#9
can this code be used as many times as you want between the dates mentioned, or is it one of those once per person/order only codes? :santa:
#10
spook08
can this code be used as many times as you want between the dates mentioned, or is it one of those once per person/order only codes? :santa:


Presumably you can use it more than once, as there's nothing to stop you getting physical vouchers and using again and again.
#11
spook08
can this code be used as many times as you want between the dates mentioned, or is it one of those once per person/order only codes? :santa:


The previous similar code earlier this month allowed you to use it as many times as you want
#12
Trickyjabs
9,318 posts and you STILL don't read the details!!! It says valid from 24th to 30th Nov.


Maybe if it had been included as a start date as it should have been I would of noticed it, but it wasnt
#13
Trickyjabs
Presumably you can use it more than once, as there's nothing to stop you getting physical vouchers and using again and again.

ok, thanks will give it a go.......would make some good savings with 20% off xmas books :)
#14
The other smiths vouchers can be better depening on spend amount so be aware...
#15
Too early a post!! Would be nice if someone reposted closer to the date so it will show up on RSS feeds again.
#16
Just used the code about 5 mins ago and it worked on my book order. :thumbsup:
#17
thanks
#18
Just successfully used the DVD code for 10% off too - thanks! H&R added.

They were the cheapest for this DVD boxset too, even without the extra 10% and the 8% Quidco. The 5% Amex cashback made it even better! £59.99 right down to £47.18 after all the discounts!

Thanks again.
#19
Just to let everyone know that it's not a Deal!

What I witnessed today was store workers pricing everything higher. I went to buy a A4 plastic sleeves which had the price of £2.99 on it, yet it was scanned at around £4. The till manager then scanned in the 20% voucher (even though it hasn't started yet) to bring it down to the original price of £2.99. She then told me that she was about to stick a higher price label over the original price in order that customers next week think they're getting a great deal with this voucher.

So don't buy your heart out at the store next week, as the 'cheaper prices' really the same price as it's always been.
#20
Funnily enough first time I tried this it gave me 20% - eventhough not supposed to start until 24th - now wont work
#21
robot1000
Just to let everyone know that it's not a Deal!

What I witnessed today was store workers pricing everything higher. I went to buy a A4 plastic sleeves which had the price of £2.99 on it, yet it was scanned at around £4. The till manager then scanned in the 20% voucher (even though it hasn't started yet) to bring it down to the original price of £2.99. She then told me that she was about to stick a higher price label over the original price in order that customers next week think they're getting a great deal with this voucher.

So don't buy your heart out at the store next week, as the 'cheaper prices' really the same price as it's always been.


Looks like they might need some signs up to say where a higher price has been charged as a cached page (24/10/2008) from Hampshire trading standards suggests they will need them - of course as the info has been removed from the trading standards page perhaps the rules have changed. Buyer beware.
#22
fray_bentos
Looks like they might need some signs up to say where a higher price has been charged as a cached page (24/10/2008) from Hampshire trading standards suggests they will need them - of course as the info has been removed from the trading standards page perhaps the rules have changed. Buyer beware.

The thing is, it's not really a sale, it's voucher's. This creates a loophole for them, to trick buyers into thinking they're getting a better deal then they really are.
#23
robot1000 you are good, hadn't thought about that. Obviously i now retract what i said in my previous post as it seems they are well within their rights to pull a fast one.

Just hope the game i wanted hasn't been bumped up in price!
#24
shame this doesnt include consoles :(
#25
fray_bentos
robot1000 you are good, hadn't thought about that. Obviously i now retract what i said in my previous post as it seems they are well within their rights to pull a fast one.

Just hope the game i wanted hasn't been bumped up in price!

I'm going to call trading standards tomorrow and see what they say about it
#26
bellarious
shame this doesnt include consoles :(


I'm fairly sure it does include consoles (10% discount), as the flyer I have says EVERYTHING discounted. Give it a go.
#27
I think you have to take this offer with a pinch of salt. In terms of cd/dvds Whsmiths never seem to be cheapest. Although I think they had superman returns for £1.99 a few weeks back. As for books 20% off in store brings them to online prices in many cases.

I bought a book 20% off in store last time they used this voucher. It worked out same price as their online price. I made zero saving but I did use up a gift voucher.

Question is will the online prices suddenly rise before the promotion?

Reminds me of the days HMV had 15% off days online. Most of the bargain sale items went up the day before the promotion. Fact is these firms know what they are doing. Offer someone 20% off and they think they are getting a bargain.

They could just price things at a bargain price to start with? :whistling:

This is what I like about firms like Richer Sounds. They aim to always be the cheapest in the market place. The philosophy is good but it does upset a few manufacturers on the way.

One of the biggest downfalls for whsmiths is that theres so many search engines online that tell you what price you could be paying. Its quite sickening how the market really operates and how the competition reacts to others price wise. For Whsmiths books are king.
#28
gummby;3511882
I think you have to take this offer with a pinch of salt. In terms of cd/dvds Whsmiths never seem to be cheapest. Although I think they had superman returns for £1.99 a few weeks back. As for books 20% off in store brings them to online prices in many cases.

I bought a book 20% off in store last time they used this voucher. It worked out same price as their online price. I made zero saving but I did use up a gift voucher

are you sure the code listed here is correct - i know it starts 24th but that code was the old code for the same promotion they ran a few weeks ago???.

see my link

http://emreact.com/aem/clients/WHC001/images/week12/WHS1237_Week_10_Vouc14FCFA.jpg
the code from this seems to be 20PCE

you should be able to use the above in store if u print it off


Question is will the online prices suddenly rise before the promotion?

Reminds me of the days HMV had 15% off days online. Most of the bargain sale items went up the day before the promotion. Fact is these firms know what they are doing. Offer someone 20% off and they think they are getting a bargain.

They could just price things at a bargain price to start with? :whistling:

This is what I like about firms like Richer Sounds. They aim to always be the cheapest in the market place. The philosophy is good but it does upset a few manufacturers on the way.

One of the biggest downfalls for whsmiths is that theres so many search engines online that tell you what price you could be paying. Its quite sickening how the market really operates and how the competition reacts to others price wise. For Whsmiths books are king.
#29
nice, just bought some york notes on othello for around 4.50. definatly cheapest around.
#31
Is it working for some people, but not for others?
#32
Doesn't work with mobiles. Quote:

Have you got a promotion code?
Enter your promotional code into the box below and click the 'Submit Promo Code' button

Please enter a promotion code. Sorry, the promotion code you have entered cannot be applied to your current basket. Please check the conditions that apply to your promotion code. You have entered a promotion code but have not submitted promotion code. Please click the "Submit Promo Code" button or remove the text entered into Promotion Code text field.
#33
This is the FULL OFFICIAL WORDING AS PER THE FLYER I HAVE:

20% OFF: ALL BOOKS, STATIONERY, CHRISTMAS GIFTS, CHRISTMAS CARDS, CRACKERS & DECORATIONS, CHRISTMAS WRAP, PENS, PENCILS & REFILLS, PC ACCESSORIES & PAPER, PHOTO ALBUMS AND FRAMES, ORGANISERS, BOARDS GAMES & JIGSAWS, ELECTRONIC DICTIONARIES, ART & CRAFT

10% OFF: ALL MAGAZINES, CALENDARS AND DIARIES, CDs & DVDs, CONSOLE GAMES, PC SOFTWARE & HARDWARE, INKJET CARTRIDGES, GREETINGS CARDS & WRAP, SATALITE NAVIGATION AND DIGITAL PHOTO FRAMES, MOBILE PHONES.


I appologise, it DOESN'T mention games consoles (I thought it did).
#34
barnehurst
Funnily enough first time I tried this it gave me 20% - eventhough not supposed to start until 24th - now wont work


That's exactly what happened when I tried to use it.
#35
JMANDE
That's exactly what happened when I tried to use it.


Same here, too. Got a very useful 10% off an already lowest-priced DVD boxset a couple of days ago, but the code won't now work.

May simply be that the codes can only be used once per account, though.
#36
Same problem here, code worked on my first order but wont work on second order.
#37
one time only then???:gift:
#38
Isn't this supposed to officially start on the 24th? Maybe u can use the code again on that date.
#39
Newbold
Same here, too. Got a very useful 10% off an already lowest-priced DVD boxset a couple of days ago, but the code won't now work.

May simply be that the codes can only be used once per account, though.


This was the first time that I had tried to use it, so it wasn't as if I had tried to do multiple orders.
#40
I just tried to use the code. Same with the other one, both are expired. This is my first time using the code so I think whsmith have found out about us getting 20% off early and cut it off.

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