YMMV: 8% back in eBay Bucks [no minimum]

Jump in the Bay of Fees! This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Thursday at 11:59pm pacific time (10/19/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases. No minimum purchase required.

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period.

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts here…

(ENDED) 13% off Bargain and Ugly Gear at KEH Camera with coupon (over 2600 options)

This Friday only coupon expired…

If you can find beauty in ugly, you are in luck! Good until Friday 11:59pm ET, KEH Camera offers a lucky 13% off Bargain and Ugly Used Camera Gear with coupon code BUG10A. Over 2600 items are eligible for this coupon promotion!

PS: the Bargain (BGN) and Ugly (UG) conditions still qualify for the 180-day warranty and free returns. The “AS IS” items however don’t get a warranty or returns.

(ENDED) Friday: 10% off at Rakuten with coupon (max discount $50)

This Friday only coupon expired…

If you’ve got Friday on your mind, Rakuten has coupon on its mind! For Friday only, coupon code YAY10 gets you 10% off almost everything at the Rakuten website with a maximum discount of $50. Once per household while this promotion is running. Check their website for more details and such.

$20 off $100+ orders at REI Garage

Good until 10/19/17, there is a new promotion at the REI Garage (a newer/sexier name for REI Outlet), their shopping cart will automatically give you a $20 off discount if your shopping cart has a pre-taxes/pre-shipping order total of $100 or more. This offer only works on the REI Garage, not the main REI website. Complete offer details at their website under the “Details” link which brings up a pop-up with all the terms/conditions/restrictions if you are not familiar with how these work at the modern hippy commune that is REI πŸ™‚

Thursday: 20% off Living Social (eg custom photo books, canvas prints, etc)

For Thursday, coupon code FALL20 gets you 20% off in various categories at Living Social (now owned by Groupon) that includes the various custom photo print offers (typically under Decor). Pay attention to the terms because many of them do not include free shipping.

One offer that consistently includes free shipping is the Canvas On Demand 16×20-inch Canvas Prints, dropping the 1-pack to $24 and the 2-pack to $40. You can use the coupon on up to three Local Deals, maximum one unit per Local Deal.

Sears Cashback Bonanza for October 2017 (up to $50 in Rewards)

For the whole month of October 2017, if you are a member of the Sears SYW (Shop Your Way) Rewards program, or you don’t object to signing up for it, you can earn cashback up to $50 in Cashback Rewards per purchase. The percentages vary by product category. More details at the Cashback Bonanza promotional page.

The Cashback Rewards can be used in future purchases, following the terms, conditions and expiration rules of their rewards program.

Speaking of Sears, you can buy $200 Sears e-Gift Card with a 15% off discount, paying $170 for it. This is sold by PayPal, so you don’t have to worry about getting cheated on plastic gift cards and then having a big kerfuffle to sort it out.

Stacksocial round-up: Self-Stirring Lens Coffee Mug, Pay What You Want (two Photo bundles for $1+ each), various Photography and Adobe Courses, 2TB cloud, Etc

We haven’t done one of these in a while, so it’s time for a Stacksocial round-up!

Lens-shaped coffee mugs have their own variations on a theme. For example, some of them are self-stirring like this one, going for $13 and powered by two AAA batteries. This looks like a variation of the more common “24-105” type of a cup.

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES

+ Pay What You Want: Complete Photography Bundle for $1+ (two classes: DIY Photography and Advanced Creative Skills)
+ or pay $12.84 or more for SEVEN more classes

+ Pay What You Want: Expert Photography Bundle for $1+ you get two classes: Night Photography and Off-Camera Flash
+ or pay $19.50 or more for NINE more classes

+ DSLR Photography Bundle for $24

+ Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography for $20

ADOBE and DESIGN

+ Pay What You Want: Design Asset Super Bundle for $1+ (three items), or pay $17+ to unlock ten more items

+ Professional Photo Editing Bundle for $19 includes five “Edit Like a PRO” classes

+ The Ultimate Photography & Photoshop Bundle for $20

+ Ultimate Adobe Photo Editing Bundle for $30

+ Adobe Photoshop & Editing Mastery Bundle for $41 includes five courses

+ Adobe CC Essentials Training Bundle for $29

+ Adobe Lightroom CC: Photo Editing Masterclass for $41

+ Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle for $65

+ Adobe Creative Cloud Bundle for $45

+ Digital Design with Adobe bundle for $31 (three courses included)

EVERYTHING ELSE

+ 2TB of Lifetime access Zoolz Cloud Storage: for $50
+ 1TB is Instant Vault and 1TB is Cold Storage

+ a handful of various WordPress Themes starting at $25 with ThemeJunkie’s lifetime subscription

YMMV: 8% back in eBay Bucks on $50+ items

If I ever use the term “Fall into Savings” please feel free to e-yell at me in the comments! Because every other email I open today says “Fall into Savings” πŸ™‚ Might as well fall into a pumpkin spice latte while eating a pumpkin kringle and wearing harvest-orange head-to-toe πŸ˜‰

Which brings us to another eBay Bonus Bucks promotion πŸ™‚

Jump in the Bay of Fees! This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Saturday at 11:59pm pacific time (9/23/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases with a minimum individual price of $50+.

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period.

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts here…

Monoprice 2-Day coupons: 20% off $200+ (or $5 off $25+)

KEH is giving us three days to think about and plan on their Buy More, Save More Coupon. Monoprice on the other hand is giving us two days, which is still better than one day, but not as good as having the whole weekend to plan ahead, and wrap it around your schedule.

So good until Saturday night, coupon code SAVINGS gets you 20% off orders of $200+ (of eligible products), while coupon code FALL gets you $5 off purchases of $25+ (of eligible products) at the Monoprice website.

But that’s not all, Monoprice also has some doorbusters and such:

+ 12oz Pure Outdoor Vacuum Sealed Narrow-Mouth Water Bottle for $6 with free standard US shipping (no minimum purchase required)

+ IP65 Rugged Power Bank 10050mAh Lithium-ion Cell for $20 with free standard US shipping (no minimum purchase)

+ new release (not eligible for the coupons): second generation MP 22″ IPS FHD Graphic Pen Display for $500

+ TIP: you can guesstimate the age of Monoprice products by their PID (product ID). The smaller/larger the number, the older/newer a product typically is

(ENDED) 10% off USED Cameras and Lenses at KEH

This 1-day coupon expired, but if you missed it, fear not, KEH has various coupons every few days…

KEH Camera is having a 24 hour coupon sale! Coupon code DIGI09A gets you 10% off Cameras and Lenses over there until Monday 11:59pm eastern time! Use the various filters (eg by brand, by product category, etc) to narrow things down or use their search bar.

YMMV: 8% back in eBay Bucks on $25+ items [or 6% under $25]

Jump in the Bay of Fees πŸ™‚ This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Thursday 3am eastern (9/7/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases of individual items priced at $25+, or 6% on items individually priced under $25. So you earn bonus bucks even if you buy a $1 eligible item!

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period. The email title announcing this promotion is not as clear as previous ones, but it has “eBay Bucks” in it, so look for that if you are skimming or filtering eBay emails.

DOUBLE DIP ALERT: until Tuesday September 5 (2017) at 11am ET, there is also an eBay coupon promotion. During this time period, once you activate the eBay Bonus Bucks, you can get both the coupon discount and the Bonus Bucks!

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts.

Samy’s B&M stores: Rent for Labor Day Weekend, Pay For One Day

If you are near a participating Samy’s Camera brick and mortar store, they have a new Labor Day weekend promotion. You can pick up a rental during the weekend, return by Tuesday 9/5/17 at 11am local time and pay for ONLY ONE DAY. Details and more questions on their Twitter:

4-Day Monoprice Coupon: 15% off, no minimum

Finally Monoprice is doing more user-friendly coupons, this one lasts for the whole Labor Day weekend, good until Monday night 9/4/17, coupon code LABORDAY gets you 15% off site-wide at the Monoprice website without a minimum purchase requirement. No minimum purchase amount required!

As usual, you can test the coupon by adding items of interest in the cart and the coupon. You don’t need to login or signup for a Monoprice account to test the coupon. Likewise, you can enter a zipcode and get a shipping estimate.

PS: for a rolling summary of some of the latest deals, check our Labor day deals round-up.

New eBay Coupon: 20% off items priced $25+ (max discount $50)

eBay is back with another coupon promotion. Promo code P20LABORDAY gets you 20% off items individually priced $25+, with a maximum discount of $50 (in other words it flattens to $50 off after $250).

Participating retailers include Beach Camera, Anker, Overstock, and some of the regulars of the eBay Deals.

There are nearly 3000 listings under the Camera and Photo category.

As usual with these, keep in mind that a variety of sellers are participating, with products in various conditions (new, open box, refurbished, new-other, etc), along with a mix of authorized and un-authorized dealers, so do check each individual listing for details ~ do not make assumptions πŸ™‚

Coupon expires on September 5, 2017 at 11am ET.

YMMV: 8% back in eBay Bucks on $50+ items

Jump in the Bay of Fees πŸ™‚ This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Thursday 3am eastern (8/31/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases of individual items priced at $50 or more.

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period. The email title announcing this promotion is not as clear as previous ones, but it has “eBay Bucks” in it, so look for that if you are skimming or filtering eBay emails.

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts.

KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Minolta X-700 Film Camera for $82+, Pentax 645 RC-A 2X TC for $49+

A new week has arrived which means another round of featured USED Weekly Sales at KEH has been added. These are eligible for 25% off with permanent coupon KEHDEALS and continue until Friday night of the same week (eg Friday 9/1/17 in this case).

This week includes:

+ USED Minolta X-700 Black 35mm Camera Body starts at $82~ after coupon

+ USED Pentax 645 Rear Converter-A 2X Teleconverter (35-600mm) starts at $49~ after coupon

+ four photo-accessories are also part of the weekly offers

(ENDED) Woot-OFF In Progress!

This Woot-OFF lasted 24 hours only…

It’s not a bird, it’s a WOOT-OFF. Currently in progress is a WOOT-OFf at the main Woot, along with Shirts and Wines. Offers change throughout the day. The pace is determined by how fast the previous item sells out. Shipping is $5 flat for anything you buy during the day as usual. These typically last in 24 hour increments, 1-3 days, so they end at 1am Eastern.

(ENDED) Monday: 20% off Monoprice coupon [no minimum order amount!]

This rare coupon expired…

It is a rare coupon at the Monoprice website, coupon code SAVE20 gets you 20% OFF Your Entire Order without a minimum order amount! Typically their 20% off coupons have a $200 or $300 minimum amount, but this coupon is on any amount! Coupon expires Monday night!

As usual restrictions apply. You can test the coupon by entering it in the shopping cart without logging in or creating an account. You can also get a S&H estimate just by entering a zipcode.

10% off select eBay items priced $25+ with coupon (max disco $50)

eBay super fans, we have a proper Union of the Two Towers! Running until 3am ET on Friday is a 6% to 8% eBay Bucks promotion (you must be invited and activate the promotion), and now, running until Monday 3am ET is a new eBay coupon promotion. So until Friday 3am ET, you can both get the bonus bucks and the coupon discount.

The coupon promotion is this: coupon code P10COLLEGE gets you 10% off towards the purchase of products individually priced $25+ from 60 different eBay sellers, including the official DJI eBay store, VM Innotations, eBags, Samsonite, Red Tag Camera, OVerstock, Anker Direct, and many other eBay discounters you may recognize from the eBay Deals.

You can use the coupon twice per PayPal account. Maximum discount is $50 per transaction. In other words, if you buy an eligible item with a price over $500, you will get a flat discount of $50 off.

You can use the categories on the left hand side of the Promotional page to filter in different ways. Or you can go directly to the Cameras and Drones page with over 2400 eligible items. You can further drill down on those using the categories on the left hand side over there.

Sadly I’m not a Google bot, so I can’t price-check 2400+ items on the fly, but I’ll try to go through as many as I can on a time-permitting basis πŸ™‚

20% off your first order at Google Express (max disco $30)

Combined with the end of the Google Express memberships, and the partnership with Walmart for Express delivery and Google Assistant ordering, a new coupon has launched at Google Express.

Coupon code WELCOME1 gets you 20% off your FIRST Google Express order, with a maximum discount of $30. If you want to use your discount on Walmart, you can sign up for email notification so you’ll receive the coupon when Walmart becomes available at your local Google Express.

Of camera and photo interest, retailers of potential interest participating at Google Express (YMMV depending on location) including Costco, Fry’s, Walmart (soon), Staples, Tarjay (Target), etc.

More details on the promotions, with exclusions and terms at the Help page.

YMMV: 6% to 8% back in eBay Bucks

This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Friday 3am eastern (8/25/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases over $50 or 6% on purchases under $50. So even a $1 item will get you bonus bucks.

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period. The email title announcing this promotion is not as clear as previous ones, but it has “eBay Bucks” in it, so look for that if you are skimming or filtering eBay emails.

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts.

UPDATE: speaking of eBay, PayPal Digital Gifts is offering $25 Peets emailable gift cards for $20 with a limit of five per customer. This is a 20% off discount. If you max out, you pay $100 and get $125 worth of Peets e-gift cards. Peets has launched a rewards program now with iOS and Android apps as well.

BorrowLenses Rent More to Save More (up to 25% off)

Borrow Lenses is back with another camera gear RENTAL coupon, it’s a Spend More, to Save More type of a promotion, The more you spend, the bigger the discount percentage, with discounts ranging from 10% to 25% as outlined in the annotated screenshot of their promotion below (much easier to explain like this than me writing a five paragraph post about it):

10% off site-wide sale at Dell with coupon

Dell Home is currently having a 10% off site-wide sale. Click on the large thumbnails at the top stripe of the page to look at the various product categories participating (laptops, desktops, etc). In addition to those, when you page down the page, you will see a variety of other offers. Use coupon code TENOFF for the the 10% off discount. Items that already discounted by more than 10% may not be eligible for the coupon. This is a limited time offer!