Hump Day Deals: Online Rug Sale, 50% Off Origin Games, Cheap In-Car Gadgets

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: Get up to 50 per cent off PC games at Origin, free software at WindowsDeal, get Google Chromecast for $39. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


  • This week Microsoft is running a digital store sale for both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One. You can get up to 80 per cent off a bunch of great titles including Alien: Isolation, Destiny, Limbo, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, NBA Live 15, Batman: Arkham City, Halo 4 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
  • This week's Humble Bundle focuses on co-op games. Pay $1 or more for Hero Siege, ibb & obb Double Pack, and Shadow Puppeteer. If you pay more than the average price, you'll also get Damned and Hammerwatch. If you pay $10 or more, you'll receive all of the above plus Contagion and FORCED. You can also get a second copy of every game in the bundle by paying $17 or more.
  • Humble Bundle is also still selling the Square Ennix bundle which includes Hitman: Absolution, Supreme Commander 2, Thief, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and loads more. Click here to snap it up. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Origin is currently offering up to 50 per cent off select video game titles. This is a great way to experience some of the best PC games in existence on the cheap: for example, you can snap up all three Mass Effect games for just $20.99 or the Command & Conquer collection for $9.99. Check out the full range here.
  • Target is currently selling the new Nintendo 3DS for $197. You can get an additional 20 per cent off when you use the discount code "CTARGET20".
  • The Internet Archive has released over 2000 classic MS-DOS video games into an easy-to-navigate repository. Every single one of the games is free to play in your browser. Click here to see some of the best titles.

  • Telstra is offering a free four-week trial of its AFL Live Pass streaming app. To get the deal, select the "redeem" option on the subscription page and use the discount code "NAB2015". [Via OzBargain]
  • Dick Smith is currently selling the Google Chromecast for $39; a saving of around 20 per cent. The deal ends 9 March.
  • Microsoft’s online eligibility checker for free Office 365 is now available for Australian students and teachers. To find out if you qualify, simply type your school-provided email address into the task bar. If you school email is valid, you’ll automatically receive a free download link.
  • Microsoft has also removed all feature restrictions from the free version of OneNote 2013, including password protected sections, audio and video recording, audio search and embedded files. Click here for the download.
  • Running out of space in your Google account? You can score an extra 2GB by undertaking Google’s free security checkup.
  • WindowsDeal has slashed a handful of PC software titles by up to 100 per cent. Free programs include WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, PDF Impress 2014 and Ashampoo Media Sync.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • Australia Post has slashed 50 per cent off all Telstra, Vodafone and Optus Prepaid $30 Starter Kits. Click here to go to the deal.
  • Online deals website Catch of the Day is having a sale on in-car gadgets and accessories. Prices start at $2.95.
  • Catch of the Day is also selling a range of Oregon Smart Fitness devices at discounted prices. Click here to see what's on offer.
  • Bargains Online is selling the pink iPhone 5C (16GB) for $439.
  • Kogan is throwing a warehouse sale on a variety of products including TVs, phone cases, printers, tablets, vacuum cleaners and furniture. Prices start at just $2. Click here to see the full range of specials.
  • Shipping Square is selling the Black Eagle 25.4cc Petrol Chainsaw with 10-inch Oregon Bar and Chain for $99; a saving of $120.
  • Need a new TV? Like wine? Wolfblass is selling a Samsung 40" Full HD LED TV for $299 when you spend at Least $70 on wine. Click here to go to the promotion.
  • Dick Smith has slashed 30 per cent off selected TV and audio accessories, indoor/outdoor antennas and audio/video cables.
  • Food/Drink

  • Here are the latest groceries specials from Woolworths and Coles, courtesy of The list includes deals for Bi-Lo and Liquorland.
  • You can currently get a regular serve of KFC hot chips for just $1 when you order using the KFC Xpress app available on iOS and Android.
  • Petbarn is offering 20 per cent off cat food, dog food and flea treatments. You can also get 30 per cent off treats and 25 per cent off toys, plus an extra 20 per cent off when you use the discount code "WOOF20". [Via OzBargain]
  • Guzman Y Gomez will be selling Burritos, Burrito Bowls and Coronas for just $5 apiece. The deal is available at all GYG restaurants between 2-6 March.
  • Online grocery shopping is convenient but it's not particularly cost-effective. Kogan is looking to change this with the launch of Kogan Pantry. This is a new online store that sells a broad range of food and home supplies, with a capped delivery fee of $9.99 anywhere in Australia. Prices start at $0.99.
  • Want a free sample of Parampara Indian Spice Mix? Sure you do. You can choose between butter chicken or shahi korma.
  • McDonald's is offering customers a free small fries and small Coke when they buy a Big Mac. The deal ends 3 March.
  • Hungry Jack's has released a fresh batch of discount coupons. Click here to print off your copy!
  • Miscellaneous

  • Melbourne Aquarium is currently offering two-for-one entries; a saving of half-price. The deal ends 27 march.
  • Catch of the Day is selling a huge range of Napoleon Perdis beauty products with up to 75 per cent off the RRP. All prices are capped at under $10.
  • Target is offering $10 off clothing, footwear and accessories when you spend $60 or more. The deal includes womens, mens and kids ranges. To get the same deal online, use the discount code "FAMILYFASHION".
  • Kmart is having an online toy sale. Prices start at $1.50.
  • Sunglass Hut is throwing a Family & Friends sale with 30 per cent off one pair and 40 per cent off two or more pairs of glasses. The deal is valid between between 16 February and 8 March. Click here to get the coupon.
  • Deals Direct has slashed the price of cotton sheets by 50 per cent. Shipping is capped at just $2. You can also get 65 per cent off rugs.
  • Shopping Square is having a clearance sale across all product categories with free shipping. Prices start at 95 cents.
  • US comedian Louis C.K. has a new comedy special — Live at the Comedy Store — up on his website for just $US5. The files are DRM-free and can be played pretty much anywhere. Click here to download your copy.
  • Big W is throwing a fashion clearance sale. You can take an additional 25 per cent off the price or already-reduced items.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a 'Special Buys' sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today's deals focus on kids bedroom products and gluten-free eating. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!


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