saving money

Dealhacker: Get Up To $250 Of Apple Store Credit For Your Old iPhone

Apple’s Reuse and Recycle trade-in program is finally available to Australian customers, starting from today. Depending on the condition it’s in, you can get paid up to $250 in store credit for your previous-generation iOS device. The downside is that you can only use the store credit towards a new iPhone or iPad.

Target Selling Huawei G526s For $79

Not everyone needs or wants a smartphone worth hundreds of dollars — for some it’s all about bang for buck. Huawei’s 1.2GHz, dual-core G526, complete with 540 x 960, 245ppi screen is more than good enough and a solid deal at around $150. So Target’s current sale price of $79 makes it an absolute steal, if you can find them in stock.

Ask For An 'Out Of Order' Rate To Save On Hotel Costs

The next time you are looking an inexpensive hotel room at the last minute, try asking for an “out of order” rate for a great deal.

The Best And Worst Months To Stay At Hotels Around The World

Staying at a hotel can be one of the most expensive aspects of travelling, especially if you go at the wrong time. Hotel search site Trivago researched the price changes for 46 cities around the world to offer us these travel advice calendars — so you’ll know when you’ll get the best hotel rates.

Briefly: World's Tallest Waterslide, Game Of Thrones CGI, Cheap Xbox One Bundle

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: atop the world’s tallest waterslide, the SFX behind Game Of Thrones, get the Xbox One Tintanfall bundle for $439.

Online Bargains For Hump Day (If You Act Fast)

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include 50 per cent off at Supercheap Auto, $1 McDonald’s cheeseburgers and three 2K Games classics for $1. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.

Use The Cost Of Bread, Beer And Milk To Gauge Prices On Holiday

When you’re in a foreign country, dealing with a different currency makes it tricky to quickly tell how much something costs. By remembering the price of everyday staples, you can easily check the relative expense of other items.

How To Buy Your First Home [Infographic]

Purchasing property is a financially complex endeavor that can cause the naive and unsavvy to waste thousands of dollars unnecessarily. Here are 15 simple steps that will help to point first-time home buyers in the right direction. (Naturally, the first step is to save like crazy.)

Dealhacker: Get 50% Off Selected Laptops And Printers At Big W

Big W is throwing a massive clearance sale this Thursday with up to 50 per cent off selected laptops, printers, ink cartridges and computer accessories. You can also snap up new release video games for as little as $10 and school products such as shoes, stationary and backpacks at vastly reduced prices. Here’s a look at what you can expect to find on special.

Dealhacker: Get A McDonald's Cheeseburger For $1

From 23 July to 19 August, McDonald’s will be selling cheeseburgers between 12pm and 1pm for just $1. Unfortunately, the offer isn’t available in all states and territories. Here’s what you can do if you’re on the blacklist.