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    DAY NINE - 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - winner so far (notts6501) - £518.10 - MONDAY 21st DECEMBER - NINE NIGHTS IN LAS VEGAS - HARDEST YET?

    12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - DAY N I N E CHALLENGE - BEST PRICE NINE NIGHTS in LAS VEGAS

    NOTE!!! THERE"S A PRIZE AVAILABLE TO THE WINNER OF THE COMPETITION ON THE LAST DAY - TO QUALIFY, YOU NEED TO HAVE ALREADY ENTERED ANY OF THE PREVIOUS ELEVEN DAY'S SEARCHES! MANY THANKS TO ATHUNDER FOR PUTTING THE PRIZE FORWARD - WE THINK ITS GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY!

    P.S. IF ANYONE ELSE WANTS TO 'DONATE' THEN GET IN TOUCH


    Well I'm knackered after all this bargain hunting, and judging. So I'm going to have a break at some point in 2010. Your challenge, today on DAY NINE, is to find the CHEAPEST price for NINE NIGHTS in LAS VEGAS. Transport should be included in the total (but not as 1/2 of the night stays!) and you must go from LONDON, UK. We're looking for NINE NIGHTS STAY in HOTELS in LAS VEGAS at any time in 2010!.

    This challenge finishes at 11.59pm on Monday 21st December. CHEAPEST WINS!! Good luck!!!

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    Winners so far:

    Day Zero: 40inch Full HD Television - £425.00 - tuckeral
    Day One: Dining Room Table and Six Chairs - £69.74 - dog_cop
    Day Two: Quad Bike - £699.30 - athunder
    Day Three: Twelve Red DAB Radios - £359.88 - snowtiger
    Day Four: Four Electric Fire Sets - £355.00 - akme
    Day Five: Five Gold Rings - £8.49 - notts6501
    Day Six: Six Women's Winter Coats - £33.95 - domestic-goddess
    Day Seven: Seven Doggie Outfits - £24.08 - domestic-doggess
    Day Eight: Eight PS3 Slims - £1593.60 - notts6501
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    What happens? Well, for each of TWELVE days you'll be asked to find the cheapest and/or the best deal online. Viewers in previous years will know that sometimes the hunt will be for something STRAIGHTFORWARD, like a specific DYSON cleaner, but other days it'll be for something a bit odd or weird, like the BEST PRESSIE FOR DAD for under a tenner. Each day is different!

    Some general rules:

    1. I'll pop up each day's competition as early in the day as I can, so you have as much time as you need to seek out the best online deal. You'll find it here on HUKD at MISC - and I'll TITLE it with something like '12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - DAY ONE' - so its a little easier to find. Entries can come in as late as 11.59pm that evening.

    2. You can enter as many times as you want in a day. Its not like some of those comeptitions where you get just one shot and you're done. You can come back and try again if someone beats your entry. Just reply to the current thread with details of your find, the price, and a link. I'll INCLUDE the current winning price in the title of the thread so you know where we are with things.

    3. Sometimes its about the price (so cheapest wins), and sometimes its about the originality of the thing. Either way, I have the final say (sorry ) in who the winner is, and will try to announce it in that day's thread as quickly as possible. Everything has to be obtainable from a UK-based online source, should be available and IN STOCK. Prices you give should be for INDIVIDUAL ITEMS, SHOULD INCLUDE VAT AND DELIVERY. EBAY items are EXCLUDED, and ITEMS SHOULD BE NEW, not SECOND HAND. DISCOUNT CODES can be used but should only be available to the GENERAL PUBLIC, but VOUCHERS can't. Items must be deliverable to a UK address (i.e. its not acceptable to pick them up from a local store etc). QUIDCO and other cashback services can't be included in the final price, as you won't get to see the saving for some time. Sorry

    4. We're doing this for the fun of it, so regrettably there aren't any prizes. That's unless some nice soul comes up with the goods and wants to push out some freebies to winners. There are some nice people out there after all!

    5. Note that I'm not liable if you accidentally end up buying an item online! You're responsible for your actions, so don't click that BUY button to check out the price of something unless you know you're not actually buying it

    6. That's it. Have fun, be nice. Be original, and enjoy!

    zampa -

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    £691 per adult
    Circus Circus

    > London Gatwick to Las Vegas 28 Feb 10 - 09:15 28 Feb 10 - 23:39
    las-vegas.letsgo2.com/?o=5

    how many people for?

    ok so leave LGW on February 3rd 2010 returning on 12th February 2010. Flying with KLM booked through expedia for £396.96

    http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq165/dave_lunt2/2.jpg

    Hotel - staying at Hooters Hotel & Casino booked through hotels.com

    Price for 9 nights is £230.22

    http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq165/dave_lunt2/1.jpg

    Total price for 9 night stay including accomadation is £627.18

    Original Poster

    dave_lunt2;7290504

    how many people for?



    Just for one person (so there may be a supplement to pay?!)

    Original Poster

    dave_lunt2;7290598

    ok so leave LGW on February 3rd 2010 returning on 12th February 2010. … ok so leave LGW on February 3rd 2010 returning on 12th February 2010. Flying with KLM booked through expedia for £396.96Hotel - staying at Hooters Hotel & Casino booked through hotels.comPrice for 9 nights is £230.22Total price for 9 night stay including accomadation is £627.18



    Aaah very good indeed dave_lunt2 - tops you are WELL DONE!! :santa:

    got a new one & mucho cheaper, same dates though

    http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq165/dave_lunt2/1-1.jpg

    ONLY £535.61

    Original Poster

    dave_lunt2;7290831

    got a new one & mucho cheaper, same dates thoughONLY £535.61



    Ahhh he's on the ball, well done! Anyone else?

    expedia.co.uk/pub…295

    £520.82

    Trip details
    Book your trip online or call our reservation agents at 0871 226 5215 (Call cost from 10p/min).


    Total: £520.82
    + Mandatory hotel fees: Collected by hotel Details
    Included:

    Items selected, taxes, & service fees.


    Collect DOUBLE points Details
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    Special offer: you can DOUBLE your points and collect 2,000 Nectar points instead of 1,000 if you book NOW your tailor made package (flight + hotel, flight + car or flight + hotel + car). Simply enter your Nectar card number on the booking confirmation page. Points will be awarded within 28 days from booking.
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    Flight: 1 roundtrip ticket


    08:40 Depart London (LHR)
    Arrive Las Vegas (LAS) 15:58 Tue 9-Feb
    Duration: 15hr 18mn Continental 35 / 697
    Connect in Houston (IAH)



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    09:50 Depart Las Vegas (LAS)
    Arrive London (LHR) 07:00 +1 day Thu 18-Feb
    Duration: 13hr 10mn Continental 296 / 34
    Connect in Houston (IAH)



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    Hotel: 1 room for 9 nights

    Americana 5 Inn
    Las Vegas, NV
    This Las Vegas property is situated near the airport.

    More lodging info


    Check-in: Tue 9-Feb-10 Check-out: Thu 18-Feb-10


    Room options Price
    Standard king Breakfast not included, Includes: Free Wireless Internet
    Included
    Standard double queen Breakfast not included
    + £3.49 per night
    Standard double queen Breakfast not included, Includes: Free Wireless Internet
    + £4.40 per night

    this just beats nessynoo001 by 66p

    Total: £520.16
    + Mandatory hotel fees: Collected by hotel Details
    Included:

    Items selected, taxes, & service fees.

    Flight: 1 roundtrip ticket


    09.15 Depart London (LGW)
    Arrive Las Vegas (LAS) 23:42 Mon 1-Feb
    Duration: 22hr 27min KLM 9090 / 7126
    Connect in Atlanta

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    15:00 Depart Las Vegas (LAS)
    Arrive London (LHR) 11:50 +1 day Wed 10-Feb
    Duration: 12hr 50min Northwest 2488, KLM 6754
    Connect in Minneapolis (IAH)



    Hotel: 1 room for 9 nights

    Americana 5 Inn
    Las Vegas, NV
    This Las Vegas property is situated near the airport.

    More lodging info


    Check-in: Mon 1-Feb-10 Check-out: Wed 10-Feb-10

    Original Poster

    Oooh - nessy..you were SOOOOO close! Well done

    But davelunt2 - yet again you're there at the top...

    Don't know how to upload a screen print so have tried to copy & paste....


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    Outbound - Tuesday 2 February
    09:15 Tue
    14:15 Tue
    17:21 Tue
    18:59 Tue Gatwick, London
    William B Hartsfield, Atlanta
    William B Hartsfield, Atlanta
    Mccarran International, Las Vegas
    Delta Airlines
    DL11 , Economy
    Delta Airlines
    DL65 , Economy 17h 44min

    Inbound - Thursday 11 February
    06:00 Thu
    12:49 Thu
    17:30 Thu
    06:55 Fri Mccarran International, Las Vegas
    William B Hartsfield, Atlanta
    William B Hartsfield, Atlanta
    Gatwick, London
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    DL1078 , Economy
    Delta Airlines
    DL12 , Economy 16h 55min

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    Location. Americana 5 Inn is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hotel Features.
    Package price (Flight + Hotel):
    Price/adult 518.10 GBP
    Total: 518.10 GBP
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    Original Poster

    notts6501;7294349

    Hope the link works … Hope the link works but...£518-10http://citybreaks.opodo.co.uk/main?type=Flow&name=FGPackageSearch




    Ok notts - you have the top spot

    How are people uploading the screen prints to show details of offers???

    Original Poster

    notts6501;7294724

    How are people uploading the screen prints to show details of offers???



    If you're using a PC, you can press PRINT SCREEN, and then copy and save that image - then upload.

    Or if using a MAC use a proprietary bit of software to take the screenshot.

    There's an upload button at the top of the edit tools here in HUKD once you've saved the pic.

    Hope this helps

    I've done a screen print and can paste it onto a word document but won't let me paste on here:oops:

    Original Poster

    notts6501;7294856

    I've done a screen print and can paste it onto a word document but won't … I've done a screen print and can paste it onto a word document but won't let me paste on here:oops:



    Save it as an IMAGE (jpg, gif etc), and then upload that here..

    Saving it as a jpeg etc seems to be my problem. Only appears to let me save as word document

    Original Poster

    Well done again notts!
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