There’s no special rhyme or reason for this week’s deals – except they all represent at least 40-percent discounts. Start off March with these savings on tech, food, and other category-defying bargains.
First, in freebies: Chick-Fil-A’s Facebook says it’ll give away free waffle fries on FryDay afternoon – get it? Well, you can’t expect clever puns from cows that can’t spell “chicken.”
Another Facebook-related food promo: Get a buy-one-entree-get-one-free coupon from Chipotle for sitting through (or pressing play and then ignoring) a 90-second video. The coupon’s good for a week from when you print it, but the promotion is only available this week.
Want to start saving on your electric bill this month? Invest in a Kill A Watt, a device that tracks your electrical usage and gives you an idea of what you should be unplugging. Stacy’s recommended it before, and a decent model of the Kill A Watt is half off at Amazon right now for $42.
There’s some interesting tech on sale this week: You can get a 12-megapixel underwater camera with 5x zoom at Buy.com for $59, which is 40 percent off.
Then there’s this $16 stainless steel-threaded wallet sold by WeGotBetterDeals via eBay. Why would you want such a thing, and how is it high-tech? Because it protects against RF scanners, which can be used by identity thieves to suck your credit card info out of the air. Elsewhere, a stainless steel wallet can cost about $90.
Amazon.com has some decent electronics discounts this week too: MP3 players are anywhere from 10-75 percent off, depending on the model. Apple fans might be a bit disappointed: The iPods are less than 10 percent off. But Amazon does have iPhone cases up to 75 percent off, along with a few other accessories.
Lastly, Amazon has Post-it sticky pads and mailing labels for 50 percent off.
Find any great deals this week? Let us know in the comments below, check back next week for more savings…and don’t forget our Deals Page! Be sure to check out the coupon search engine at the top…