Wednesday, May 18, 2011
In a time of austerity, every penny counts. With cuts deepening and unemployment on the up, what Londoners need now is a failsafe way to save money. So I'm delighted to announce the launch of a new recession-busting service to help you live more cheaply. Welcome, one and all, to dgDeals.
dgDeals couldn't be simpler.
1) You sign up for our daily email.
2) We hunt down a deeply discounted product or service.
3) The offer is open to members for a limited period of time.
4) Once a purchase is completed, our automated system will send you an email or mobile text message containing a link to a web page on which you will find an image containing a voucher which you will need to print out on paper or display on your mobile screen and take it with you to present in person to the business of your choice at time of payment or as directed in the smallprint of the daily deal offer before the expiry date indicated on your voucher.
With dgDeals, you're onto a winner every time. You'll salivate every time our daily email drops into your inbox, because it'll have details of a special treat you just can't live without. And we're celebrating too, because our partner organisations get to shift piles of unwanted luxury fluff no sane person would ever need but which sounds like a bargain because it has "money off" (ooh). What's not to love?Today's deal
Only £30.00! A selection of luxury cupcakes and Champagne from Patisserie le Crumb! (Regular £50.00 / 40% discount)
• Enjoy eight cupcakes in a variety of flavours and designs, plus a bottle of Champagne for just £30 (original price £50).
• Choose between a bottle of Jean de Martagnac Champagne or Grande Cuvee Chateau Blanc Champagne to accompany your bespoke cupcakes
Whether you’re hosting a summer tea party, celebrating a birthday or just fancy treating a loved one, indulge with DGdeals’s exclusive offer and receive eight mouth-watering cupcakes from luxury London baker Patisserie le Crumb!, plus a bottle of bubbly, for just £30.
Specialising in bespoke desserts for weddings and events, Patisserie le Crumb! bakes cupcakes fresh on the morning that they are required in a variety of delicious flavours including red velvet, banoffee, blueberry, coconut, coffee and white chocolate.
Select eight of your favourites (dairy-free and wheat-free options are available) and decide between a bottle of Jean de Martagnac Champagne or Grande Cuvee Chateau Blanc Champagne to serve alongside the sweet treats.
You can collect your eight cupckaes and Champagne from Patisserie le Crumb!'s London kitchen on the day you wish to redeem the offer or pay a £5 charge to have them delivered within London.
All you need to do now is decide who to share them with!
» Only £35 for £75 of Ambergris & Honey syringe-facial at Sauna Deluxe, Kensington
» £38 instead of £110 for ultrabrite veneer polish at the boutique Chiswick Dental Spa
» Only £12 for £50 of Full Body Spray Tan at BistoBronze (Putney)
» £17.50 instead of £67 for a decadent 3 course meal, head and neck massage, and a cocktail at lavish West London hangout RahRahClub
» £7 for two glasses of wine and six large chocolate truffles worth £18.20 at Madam ChiChi in Islington - save 62%
» £119 for six sessions of IPL hair removal worth up to £1,600 from Amore Clinico - get fuzz free on two small areas
Disclaimer: One of the seven special offers, listed above, I made up. All the others, apart from the brand names, are absolutely genuine.
Confession: These daily deal services are amongst the fastest-growing sectors of the internet right now. Online brokers such as Groupon make their fortune by flogging "indulgent experiences" nobody needs to people with too much disposable cash who should know better. OK, so sometimes there's a £1 cinema ticket, and that's just dandy. But most of the time subscribers are simply signing up for account-emptying spam. I hope the bubble bursts soon.
Tomorrow's deal: More bloody cupcakes, I bet
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