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 25% off hotel bookings at CheapTickets, 20% off iTunes Gift Cards at Officeworks and free online guitar lessons by Gibson. Click the links below to land yourself a deal.

  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a 'Special Buys' sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today's deals focus on kitchen appliances and day spa products for the home. <a href="Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Officeworks is currently selling iTunes gift cards for 20 per cent off, including 3x multipacks.
  • Here's one for Adelaideans: Edinburgh Castle Hotel Adelaide (233 Currie Street), will cover $50 worth of drinks on your birthday — all you need to do is show your ID at the door. The deal applies to tap beer, base spirits and soft drinks only. [Via OzBargain]
  • KFC has resurrected its $5 box. It includes a box of Snack Popcorn, one Wicked Wing, a regular chips, a regular potato & gravy and a 250ml soft drink. The catch is that you can only get the deal before 4pm.
  • PINCHme is offering a free sample of Kérastase Nutritive Irisome Shampoo & Conditioner to new members. To claim your free sample, head to the PINCHme website and fill out the prompts.
  • Attention book worms: the latest Humble Bundle deal is all about audio books! The Humble Audiobook Bundle comprises The Satanic Verses, Stolen, Abandon, Junky, and Found. Pay whatever you want, with the proceeds going to charity. Those who pay more than the average (currently $6.16) will also receive A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Blood Meridian, On a Pale Horse, True Grit, Demons of the Ocean and The Orange Eats Creeps.
  • Big W is selling a range of video games and peripherals for just $5 each, including popular titles for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Some deals that caught our eye include Resident Evil 6 for Xbox 360 (Save $14), the 4Gamers Vertical Stand and Game Storage (save $13.88), Yoostar 2 In The Movies for PS3 (Save $73), DJ Hero 2 for Wii (Save $79) and Trainz Simulator 2010 Engineers Edition for PC.
  • Dick Smith has slashed the price of Gran Turismo 6 on the PlayStation 3 to just $39.98. This is easily the cheapest price we've seen it go for from an Australian retailer.
  • You can currently enrol in online guitar lessons by Gibson for free. The deal includes access to video lessons from Gibson’s Arlen Roth and is apparently suitable for all talent levels. [Via OzBargain]
  • 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. [Via OzBargain]
  • Bookworld is currently having a clearance sale with discounts of up to 70 per cent off. Bookworld Citizen members also get an additional 10 per cent off. The sale also extends to CDs and DVDs.
  • Video Ezy's online store has slashed the price of its TV show range on Blu-ray and DVD. You can get a bunch of superhero, Scooby Doo and Looney Tunes titles for under $10. Click here to see the full range.
  • Amazon's Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today's deal is for GP Retro now free, a racing management game that includes drifting, overtaking and exploding engines.
  • Insound is currently offering free MP3 downloads of its vinyl collection completely free. There are a whopping 3500 music tracks to choose from. (As you'd expect there's a lot of obscure/rubbish stuff, but famous bands do make a showing — including The Strokes, Wolfmother, Weezer, Green Day and Franz Ferdinand. [Via OzBargain]
  • is offering 25 per cent off US hotel bookings when customers use the discount code 'CHEAPTASTIC'. Qualifying hotels need to be booked between between January 27 and February 2 11:59PM CST for travel up to June 30.


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