"Choice finds Aldi shop 50% off"

Thursday, June 04, 2015

It appears that ALDI is definitely the place to do our grocery shopping if we don't want to pay more than we should.

Click here to read the article at Sydney Morning Herald.

Amex Connect

Friday, May 29, 2015

Got an American Express card? If so you can get special benefits (like cashback promos!) etc. to a host of Amex partners. Click here to go to the Amex Connect home page and see benefits.

Delivery Hero - $20 off

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Delivery Hero

Coupon code is BITE20. Click here and enjoy!

Minimum order $20. Expires at 7pm today.

Sydney Petrol Price Cycles are BACK

Thursday, January 22, 2015

After a long wait, our very popular Sydney Petrol Price Cycles page is now back and up to date.

Thank you to all of our readers for your patience.

The page can be reached via the "Sydney Petrol Price Cycles" link on the right hand side of the website, or here.


Saving Money using the Opal Card

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

One of the biggest complaints about using the Opal Card is that if you change transport modes within the hour, ie from bus to train, you end up paying for both your bus and train trip, but it is only counted as 1 'journey' for your 8 journey weekly cap. The problem is even worse if you have to catch a bus then a train then another bus as you pay 3 times but it is counted as only one journey ie catch a bus from Westleigh, get off at Thornleigh station to get a train to Central, catch a bus from Central to UNSW. Sure, you are likely to bump into the "weekly day cap" of $15 for adults and then subsequently the "weekly cap" (currently $60 for adults, and $30 for concessions) but if you were using the now scrapped My Multi 2 weekly (which was $52/week for adults, and $26 for concessions) then you'd be a very annoyed person.

The Stingy Sydney solution if your tap off time from the first bus to your tap on time for the second bus is more than an hour? Register two cards and use them both in the same week. For a student, this works out as follows:

Day 1:

Bus from Westleigh to Thornleigh Station: $1.05 [Use Opal Card 1, Journey 1]

Train from Thornleigh Station to Central Station: $2.41 ($1.68 off peak) [Use Opal Card 2, Journey 1]

Bus from Central to UNSW: $1.75 [Use Opal Card 1, Journey 2]

Spend at least 60mins at uni....(ie Roundhouse)

Bus from UNSW to Central: $1.75 [Use Opal Card 1, Journey 3]

Train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station: $2.41 ($1.68 off peak) [Use Opal Card 2, Journey 1]

Bus from Thornleigh Station to Westleigh : $1.05 [Use Opal Card 1, Journey 4]

Day 2:

Repeat Day 1. By the end of the day, your Opal Card 1 will be on Journey 8 and you should use this card for the rest of the week. The cost?

Opal Card 1: $11.20 for your bus journeys

Opal Card 2: $9.64 peak / $6.72 off-peak

So the maximum you will pay is $20.84 assuming all your train journeys are all peak, or if they are all off-peak, the cost is $17.92.

How much would this have cost if you just stuck to just one opal card? Well considering you would hit the $7.50 cap every day, you would also be hitting your weekly cap of $30, so Stingy Sydney has just saved you at least $10 a week.


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2nds World - $20 off when you spend $100 or more

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Website discount voucher code: WEBCAT20

Do you chew, crunch or roll? Free TIC TAC sample!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Do you chew, crunch or roll? Take quiz and find our if you're a Chewer, a Cruncher or a Roller! Get a FREE bumper sticker and a TIC TAC sample too! Take the quiz now

ESCADA "Joyful" - Free Perfume Sample

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Click here to grab your free sample.

Pizza Hut - $4.95 Large Classics (pick up) - All Day, Every Day

Monday, July 14, 2014

Great news for pizza lovers. Pizza Hut have now matched Domino's.

*Add 10% surcharge on public holidays. Add $8.95 for delivery, minimum order value $23.90. Participating stores only.

Grill'd Rouse Hill - Free Burgers 3 July, 6-9pm

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

More info on their Facebook page.

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