Dealhacker: Online Bargains For Hump Day (If You Act Fast)

Dealhacker: 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 a free night’s travel accommodation with Airbnb, free Grill’d burgers and 70% off pizza ovens. Click the links below to land yourself a deal.

  • Airbnb has announced it will cover one night of travel for first time Airbnb guests booking between now and 18 January when they use the promotion code ‘ONENIGHT’. The accommodations site will offer a $US300 discount on trips for guests staying at least two nights by 31 March 2014. The deal is only available to first-time customers. Head to the Airbnb website for more information.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on school supplies and Asian cooking. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Online book store Booktopia is currently offering free shipping when customers use the discount code ‘SUMMER’. The promotion ends at midnight on January 19. [Via OzBargain]
  • From 13 January to 28 February 2014, Virgin Mobile will be giving away 1GB of bonus data per month to customers on $40 plans and above. Click here for more info.
  • First-time AVG customers can currently get an extended one year free trial of AVG Internet Security 2014. The trial grants access to all features with the exception of tech support and can be used for business or home use. [Via OzBargain]
  • This month, Grill’d will be giving away free burgers and other discounts each Monday as part of its ‘Meatwave’ promotion. The catch is that you need to ‘like’ them on Facebook to find out when the deal will be offered in your state. ‘Meatwave’ will run each Monday between between Jan 20 and Feb 16.
  • Ray’s Outdoors has slashed the price of the 1.5m Gasmate Pizza Oven from $659 to just $199; a saving of 70 per cent. The oven comes with its own stand, a Rotary Piezo motor, a black powder coating and stainless steel burners. [Via OzBargain]
  • Is your camera’s SD card still filled with summer holiday snaps? Kmart Photo Centre by Snapfish is still offering new signups 50 free 15x10cm prints. You also get 50 free prints when you upload for the first time, and when you choose mail delivery.
  • Video Ezy’s online video games store is currently selling the licensed PlayStation 4 Compact Racing Wheel for just $16.95. Other noteworthy deals on the site include LEGO Marvel Super Heroes on PC for $31.95, Tearaway on Playstation Vita for $34.95, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection on Xbox 360 for $40.95 and Zumba Fitness World Party on Xbox One for $53.95. There’s also a handful of decent next-gen pre-order deals, including Halo 5 on Xbox One for $82.95, Titanfall on PC for $55.95 and Thief 4 on PlayStation 4 for $78.95.
  • Nescafe is currently offering free samples of its Azera Latte and Cappuccino instant coffees. To claim your freebies, simply fill out the details after the jump. [Via OzBargain]
  • has released its latest ‘Compare-a-Tron’ which lists the biggest savings from Australia’s leading supermarkets. This week, you can save up to 53 percent on various groceries depending on where you shop. Click here to see the full results.
  • Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s deal is for SlamBots, an arena battle game in which you have to slam your way through swarms of evil robots. Click here to download the free app.
  • Udemy has slashed a handful of online courses by 100 per cent; including Workshop in Probability and Statistics, How to Paint a 3D Simple Sculptural Rose, Javascript The Beginners Guide, How to Use Chrome Developer Tools and Building Incredible Willpower [Via OzBargain]


  • Video Ezy’s online video games store is currently selling… Halo 5 on Xbox One for $82.95.
    Seeing as this is a “video store” and there is no release date for Halo 5 yet, I would not recommend pre-ordering, just incase something happens to video ezy.

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