Hump Day Deals: Cheap Rum, Free Borderlands Game, Forbidden Comics

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: $60 off Bundaberg Master Distillers Black Barrel Rum, get Tales from the Borderlands (Episode 1) for free, Humble Bundle “forbidden comics” sale. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


    • Target is having a sale on all major video game consoles, plus some decent deals on individual games. Click here to see what’s on offer.
    • You can currently get Episode 1 of Tales from the Borderlands on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 for free. Get the links for each console here.
    • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on indie games. Pay what you want and get Goodbye Deponia, Q.U.B.E.: Director’s Cut, Sir, You Are Being Hunted and a coupon for 66% off Planetary Annihilation: TITANS in the Humble Store. Pay more than the average price and you’ll also receive Xenonauts, Planetary Annihilation and Skullgirls (plus all DLC). Pay $10 or more to also get Gang Beasts (Early Access). As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
    • Humble Bundle also has a new comics bundle focusing on “forbidden” strips. Click here to see what’s incuded.
    • The Google Play Store is offering a range of ebooks for free. Available titles include H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century by Sean Patrick and DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels and Chronology 2014. Click here for more.
    • WindowsDeal has slashed a handful of PC software titles by up to 100 per cent. (We’ve not personally tested any of these products, so be mindful of included bloatware.)
    • Audible is currently offering a free version of the best-selling Locke & Key series. The audiobook features performances by Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Kate Mulgrew (Orange Is the New Black), author Joe Hill and his famous dad, Stephen King alongside a cast of more than 50 voice actors. The deal ends November 4.
    • The PC Security suite Avast Internet Security 2015 is offering six months free. During installation, select the 30-day trial to receive a 180-day extension.
    • Computers/Gadgets

      • With a little consumer trickery, it’s possible to snap up a 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (white) for $688 from JB Hi-Fi. (RRP: $1098.) To get the deal, you’ll need to track down some vouchers and/or trade in a working phone. OzBargain explains how it’s done.
      • The naughty folk at Lovehoney are offering 20% off when you spend $70 or more (via VoucherCloud.) The deal also includes free shipping.
      • Shopping Express is selling sticks of Crucial 8GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM for $59 when you use the discount code “RAMARSE”. The deal includes free shipping. [Via OzBargain]


      • WineMarket is offering 20% off any purchase when you spend $70 or more. That’s a minimum saving of $14. To get the deal, head to VoucherCloud and gran the discount code.
      • OzBargain’s tightarse has assembled a list of more than 600 fast food vouchers. Check out what’s on offer here.
      • Here are the latest wine deals from Vinomofo: a mystery 2014 Margaret River Chardonnay for $8.25 ($20 off) and 60% off a 90pts Brightwater Gravels Pinot Noir 2014 from New Zealand.
      • Dan Murphy’s is selling 700ml bottles of Bundaberg Master Distillers Black Barrel Rum for $79 (Save $60). Yo ho-ho. Click here for more information.
      • Birthday coming up? Red Rooster is offering a free birthday meal when you sign up for a Red Rooster membership. Details here.
      • Here are your Hungry Jack’s vouchers for September/October.
      • Miscellaneous

        • Jetstar has launched its Other Worlds Await sale with return fares from Australia to New Zealand starting from $169. Not bad at all.
        • Formalwear specialists Charles Tyrwhitt is offering $15 off when you spend $75. The deal covers suits, shirts and ties. Get the discount code here.
        • Fashion store Missguided is offering 20% off your first purchase via VoucherCloud. Get the discount code here.
        • Here are this week’s best deals from Milan Direct: Wicker Sets from $279 and up to 60% off office chairs. Bargain.
        • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on summer sleepwear, kitchen essentials and bulk buy bargains. 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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