Last week I outlined the new Foursquare opportunities available at Debenhams and Fenwick / Bentalls. For each American Express card you own, including supplementary cards, you can buy a £50 gift card for £25.
After I’d written the post, I spotted ‘Debenhams Plus’. I mentioned it in the comments, but a lot of people will have missed it, especially those who rely on the email and RSS feeds. I therefore wanted to give it additional prominence.
‘Debenhams Plus‘ – click the link to visit the site – is a sort of mini Tesco Direct, specialising in electrical items. In particular, they carry the full range of ipads and quite a few laptop computers. There are also washing machines, TV’s, accessories, cookers, fridges, tumble dryers, printers, e-readers and a huge amount of childcare stuff (prams, cots etc).
Now, here is the clever bit.
Debenhams gift cards can be used to pay for items bought at Debenhams Plus. The only snag is that you have to ring up to place your order, rather than buy online.
The upside, though, is that the rule that applies to the Debenhams website – that you must pay your whole bill with a gift card – does not apply here. You can pay partially with a gift card and partially with a credit card.
This opens up some great opportunities, such as (depending on how many Amex cards you hold) half price iPads.