For many people, choice may be its own reward, but as I pointed out in my blog post “Cost of Choice” (click here to read this post), the choice offered by online shopping may cost you a lot of time.
But, for those who can spare the time, online shopping does come with its own rewards like lower prices and the comfort of shopping from home.
There is a growing number of online special offer providers who give out discount vouchers that you can enter on the respective e-tailers – websites to get discounts at the time of checkout. The few ones one I’ve come across are UKoffer.com, sendmediscounts.co.uk, and myvouchercodes.co.uk.
I recently came across a useful “Pennypincher” article titled “A few mouse clicks can save you a fortune” in The Sunday Telegraph dated 30 December 2007 describing the kind of special deals you can get from these websites. Click here to read this article.