Walking into a major retailer like Currys, John Lewis or Tesco and asking for a discount? Initially, it sounds strange at best and outright rude at worst. However, some stores have in-built policies to grant discounts if a customer ever asks for one.
With the cost of living biting it’s always worth trying to get the best deal you can – and a little haggling can sometimes go a long way!
If you want to cash in on these ‘invisible’ deals, here are 10 areas you can haggle on the pirce, courtesy of OnlineMoneyAdvisor.co.uk
Have you been thinking that you need a new 77-inch television on your wall? Definitely not – not a person on the planet definitively needs a TV of such absurdity – but that doesn’t make it any less appealing! Whether it’s a TV, a smartphone, a laptop or any other electronic device, retailers might be willing to cut you a deal if you woo (or deceive) them enough. Photo: pb
10. Mobile phones
Calling your phone provider and stating that you’re considering cancelling your contract can be the first step towards a much plushier arrangement. Mention that your friends or your partner have a better deal with more data or more minutes, and don’t be afraid of letting silence fill the air. Keeping quiet after stating what you want is a classic negotiating ploy and puts the ball in your phone provider’s court. Photo: pb