Hump Day Deals: Free Online Courses, Cheap Wine, 50% Off Power Tools

Hump Day Deals: Free Online Courses, Cheap Wine, 50% Off Power Tools
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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 50 per cent off Black & Decker gear at Super Cheap Auto, save up to $500 on free online Udemy courses, get a free trial of Australian Netflix for three months. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


  • is selling the special edition of The Secret of Monkey Island at half-price. Experience when of the best point-and-click adventure games of all time for $6.39.
  • Microsoft’s digital store sale is still in full swing, with a range of discounts 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. Click here to see the deals.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on games from Japan. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack, Fairy Bloom Freesia and Influent. If you pay more than the average price ($5.16), you’ll also get Magical Battle Festa, Revolver 360 Re:Actor and The Tale of Alltynex. If you pay $10 or more, you’ll receive all of the above plus Rime Berta and Half-Minute Hero: The Second Coming (includes a bonus copy of the original Half Minute Hero). 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 $14.99 or the Command & Conquer collection for $9.99. Check out the full range here.
  • You can also get the original Syndicate from Origin for free.
  • Target is still 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.
  • Keen to try out the Australian version of Netflix? The service will be coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One during the March 24 launch. Better yet, new Xbox customers will receive a free three-month prepaid subscription.
  • Running out of online music space? Google Play has expanded its music storage limit from 20,000 songs to 50,000. [Via OzBargain]
  • 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]
  • Microsoft’s online eligibility checker for 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.
  • 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.
  • Udemy has once again slashed the price of select online courses by 100 per cent. This week’s freebies include Bitcoin For Beginners (save $13), Elements of Aeronautics (save $99), Google Search Clicks with WordPress (save $500) and Photoshop In-Depth. For a full list of free courses, click here.
  • Streaming entertainment service Presto is offering a free 30-day trial of its full TV and movies subscription bundle. Prospective customers can try out the full Presto package for a month, which includes newly added HBO shows such as Rome, Big Love and Hung. Click here for more information.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • Super Cheap Auto has slashed 50 percent off all Black & Decker tools and accessories. Bargain!
  • CatchOfTheDay is havong a sale on Allocacoc PowerCubes power solutions with prices starting at $19.95. The device crams five power outlets into a compact cube that can be placed on a desk or home entertainment unit for easy power access.
  • CatchOfTheDay is also selling Garmin’s vívofit fitness bands for $129 (RRP: $159). In addition to the usual fitness-band features (sleep tracker, pedometer, calorie counter, etc.) the product also comes bundled with a heart rate monitor.
  • Kogan is selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G for $459 via its eBay store. The deal ends 10 March.
  • 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

  • GroceryRun is throwing it’s biggest ever $20 Day sale. There are over 1000 products under $20 to choose from across a range of categories including clothing, health and beauty products, tech and groceries.
  • Vinomofo has slashed 60 per cent off a McLaren Vale Shiraz with a 5 red star James Halliday winery rating. Click here for details. You can also get 60 per cent off a Sauvignon Blanc 2013.
  • 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.
  • Guzman Y Gomez is currently selling Burritos, Burrito Bowls and Coronas for just $5 apiece. The deal ends 6 March.
  • Hungry Jack’s has released a fresh batch of discount coupons. Click here to print off your copy!
  • Miscellaneous

  • Tigerair is having a sale on select Australian flights, with Melbourne-to-Sydney, Sydney-to-Melbourne, Melbourne-to-Adelaide and Adelaide-to-Melbourne all priced at just $30. Fares are valid from 28 July to 16 September. You can also price-match with Jetstar for an even cheaper flight. [Via OzBargain]
  • Car hire service Uber is offering $25 of travel credit to new customers. To get the deal, head to Uber’s website and use the discount code “LIVINGSOCIAL15”. [Via OzBargain]
  • Scoopon is currently in the middle of a “VIP” three-day sale for members. Noteworthy deals include Reading Cinema tickets for $12 and 18 Holes for two at Victoria’s Moonah Links Golf Course (including cart and beer) for $99.
  • You can also get Sydney iVenture passes from Scoopon for $69 (adult) and $49 (kids). The pass grants you access to three popular Sydney attractions. Choices include the IMAX cinema, Madame Tussauds, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney Aquarium, Oz Jet Boating and the Powerhouse Museum.
  • Melbourne Aquarium is still offering two-for-one entries. The deal ends 27 march.
  • Catch of the Day is still 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.
  • 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 ends 8 March. Click here to get the coupon.
  • Shopping Square is having a clearance sale across all product categories with free shipping. Prices start at 95 cents.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on musical instruments, women’s clothing and Lacura Vitacell beauty products. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!