Saturday, 7 May 2011

7th May 2011 Deal of the Day: Groupon Malaysia

1) [75% Off] RM35 for Full Mani-Pedi + O.P.I Cucumber Leg Scrub and Callus Removal. For men / women - Originally RM 140

2) [70% Off] RM 68 for 90 mins Aroma Discovery Facial +  Face Products from DeclĂ©or Paris. For men / women (7 locations to choose from !!!) - Originally RM 228


7th May 2011 Deal of the Day: Everyday Coupons

1) [50% Off] RM 55 for The Angry Birds Series iPhone Casing @ Big'ant (Limited Coupons) - Originally RM 112

2) [61% Off] RM 3.80 for Main course (over 20 choices to choose from) @ Heero Cafe - Originally RM 9.90

3) [79% Off] RM 28 for Unlimited Yoga Lesson for 1 Month @ Yoga Lounge - Originally RM 135

4) [88% Off] RM 49 for 90mins Hydro Double Mask Facial + 60mins Meridian Back Massage Treatment @ JE Santuary (Limited Coupons) - Originally RM 432


7th May 2011 Deal of the Day: Dealmates

1) [62% Off]  RM49 for All-You-Can-Eat Tacos for TWO people + TWO Glasses of Fresh Ice Lemon Tea or Lemonade + RM10 Cash Voucher at Frontera Sol of Mexico. Valid on Tacos Tuesday - Originally RM 126


How to Purchase from Groupon or Discount Voucher Websites

Hi as you may know, currently there are roughly 34 daily deal sites that are known as "Groupon" whereby it combines the word GROUP & COUPON. The concept of this websites is to offer daily discount on a product (food or item) or service (spa, haircut, slimming or even car wash) to the internet consumers who will then be able to bulk purchase (buying alot) either separately or an individual itself.

The discounts can usually range from 20% to 90% from the original value. There will also be a chance for the consumers to win a lucky draw without purchase (which equals to 100% discount !!!) by just signing up with the website. It is that simple. Example:

Ok now I will teach step by step to purchase from the Groupon website:

1) Head to any groupon website. I would currently recommend MyDeal, I Love Discounts, Dealmates, Groupon Malaysia & Jack Cow (more to come after I explore other website offers).

2) There will be 'Login/Register' tab at the top right corner of the website. Example:

3) Fill in your details required such as Name, Password (usually 4 to 8 characters long), handphone number (for prize notification) and your city (certain groupon websites covers other states like Penang or Ipoh). Remember to click on the tick box to subscribe their daily deal news which will be send to you via email. Example:

4) After registering, you will be asked to activate your account by clicking on the activation link send to your email which you registered. Usually the email from the customer support will read out like this:

Hello Mr. XXX,
Thank you for registering at our website. Your account is created and must be activated before you can use it. To activate the account click on the following link or copy-paste it in your browser:
After activation you may login to using the following username and password:
Username: xxx

5) Once your account is activated, you're basically ready to go !!! Surf through the groupon website for any good deals that interest you. It can be based on the price or even the location to your convenience. If you have made your choice, click on 'BUY' or 'BUY NOW' as show in example:

Supposedly you are interested in the deal but would like to consider or discuss with your family and friends, remember to look at the 'Time Left to Buy' below the deal so that you don't end up missing the opportunity to purchase it. Example;

6) After clicking on Buy for the deal of your choice, you will be asked to made the payment through methods either credit card (Visa, Mastercard) or bank transfer (M2U, Cimb Clicks, etc..) which is secure and usually powered by IPay88 gateway. Example:

7) Once you settled your payment, you can either sit back and wait for the Deal to be broken or refer to your friends. This means that groupons that you purchased will only be successful if it hits the minimum number of buyers. It is actually a marketing strategy to get more people to know about their website as well as purchase the groupons. However no worries if the deal did not get the minimum buyers target after you purchased. Your payment will be refunded to you if the deal did not hit the required target. Example of the minimum buyer target:

8) Once the minimum buyer target is reached (which 99% usually will), you will be send via email a coupon certificate which you can the print and redeem and the premise or location that the deal offers. Example of the coupon certificate:

It is that easy. Hopefully my step-by-step guide will make it easier for you readers as well as ease your fears on the payment security. I will be blogging about 'How to determine a good deal from Groupon websites' in the coming weeks.

7th May 2011 Deal Of The Day: Groupon Malaysia

1) [69% Off] RM 199 for Professional Hair Cut + Colouring + Protein Hair Treatment at SOHO, Starhill Gallery for men / women - Originally RM 640

2) [60% Off] RM398 for 10 sessions of IPL Permanent Hair Removal Treatment. Choose Upper Lip, Chin or Sideburns for men / women - Originally RM 1000

3) [63% Off] RM 34 for 4-Course Middle Eastern Dining with Drinks for 2 people. Halal - Originally RM92

4) [34% Off] RM 99 for 3.5-hour Self Defence and Blade Workshop by Tanaka Jujitsu Academy. Limit 60 Groupons - Originally RM 150

5) [58% Off] RM50 for RM 120 worth of Customised Shoes at The Cobbler. Free delivery

6) [50% Off]  RM 50 for One session of Introductory Golf Class by the Australian Golf Academy - Originally RM 100

7) [50% Off] RM 50 for 5 Classes of Introductory Salsa. Limit 200 Groupons - Originally RM 100

8) [60% Off] RM12 for 2 hours of Supervised Childcare Service at Interactive Play Centre - Originally RM 30

9) [55% Off] RM 199 for Pistol & Shotgun Package for 2 people - Originally RM 445.60


Friday, 6 May 2011

6th May 2011 Deal of the Day: MyDeal

1) [65% Off] RM 35 for Ala Carte Buffet + Free Flow of Drinks @ Comida - Originally RM100

2) [25% Off] RM 47.85 for Mother’s Day High Tea Buffet Promotion @ La Maison Restaurant (Maytower Hotel & Serviced Residences) - Originally RM63.80 (Limited to 100 vouchers only!!)

3) [78% Off] RM 259 for Garuda Airlines Return Tickets + 1 Night FREE Stay @ Ibis Hotel to Jakarta - Originally RM1081

4) [50% Off] RM 44 for One Hour Free Flow Beer + Four Hour All-You Can-Eat Finger Food Buffet @ Headquartrs Bistro (Jaya One, P.J.) - Originally RM88

5)  [95% Off] RM 25 for Ree's Skin Mother's Day Promotion - R3 Skin Radiance Treatment or R3 Face Reshaping Therapy @ Ree's Skin Formulation - Originally RM360

6) [50% Off] RM 40 for 1 Bouquet of Gerberas (8 stalks) @ Eska Creative Gifting - Originally RM80

7) [51% Off] RM 39.90 for 3 Course Meal + Free Flow of Soft Drinks @ San Francisco Steakhouse (Suria KLCC /Jaya Square/Tropicana City Mall) - Originally RM 81.60

8) [60% Off] RM 19.90 for 3 Course Meal + 1 Drink @ Lemongrass (Bukit Jalil Jaya) - Originally RM49.10

9) [85% Off] RM 49.90 for Intensive Skin Renewal Treatment (2hours) + Full Body Aroma Relaxing Massage (1 hour) @ SP Face Body Wellness - Originally RM326

10) [65% Off] RM 19 for Haircut + Wash + Blow by Senior & Professional Stylist @ Golden Scissors Lane - Originally RM55

11) [90% Off] RM 50 Personal Make Up Workshop (2 hour class) @ Nurul Shukor Touch - Originally RM500


6th May 2011 Deal of the Day: Dealmates

1) [77% off] RM20 for a 3-Course Set Meal with Soup + Chicken Diane OR Nasi Lemak + Dessert + a Glass of Tiger OR Wine at The Social @ Bangsar - Originally RM 83.52

2) [66% off] RM129 for 2 hours 45 minutes of Rosy Indulgence Milk Bath Treatment at Poise Organic Wellness Studio (Includes Foot Bath + Steam Bath + Body Scrub + Body Wrap + Milk Bath + Body Massage + Aromatherapy Eye Pillow Treatment + Signature Ginger Tea + Massage Oil) - Originally RM 369

3) [55% off] RM8 for a Set Meal at Uncle Lim’s in SStwo Mall. Only 100 Certificates Up For Grabs! - Orginally RM17.60

4) [40% off] RM63 for an Armour4iPhone Casing With Free Shipping to Anywhere in Malaysia, Free Screen Protector & Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - Originally RM105

5) [60% off] RM79 for Your Car to Enjoy a Shell Auto Service Package at Tayar Selamat in Kepong- Originally RM 195


6th May 2011 Deal of the Day: I Love Discounts

1) [50% Off] RM 18 for 68 Arrows Package at Stars Archery - Originally RM36

2) [94% Off] RM38 each for choices of Ultra Full Body Slimming OR Aromatherapy Body Massage (Relax, Refresh, Rejuvenate) OR Wonder Bust Beautifying Therapy (Lift, Firm, Enhance) - Originally RM 648

3) [41% Off] RM7.50 for a Selection of Fusion Local and Japanese Mains for One Person with a Refillable Drink - Originally RM 12.80

4) [50% Off] RM15 for 32 Choices of Fully Imported Handbag Hooks Delivered to You - Originally worth RM30

5) [26% Off] RM280 Off Smallest 1080HD Videocam - ContourHD at 26% Reduction - Limited Time Offer - Originally RM 1080

6) [100% off] For Klang Valley users only - Win an iPad2 just by joining I Love Discounts - Original RM 1499


6th May 2011 Deal of the Day: JackCow

1) [58% OFF] RM50 for Cut + Wash + Blow + hair treatment total worth RM120 (Purchase 2 coupon and Get Free Flavios Hair Product )

2) [75% OFF] 2.5 hours of Ericson Laboratoire Facial Therapy OR Osmo-Thermy Slimming Therapy for only RM99 @ ROSEANNE BEAUTY SALON

3) [38% OFF] Ninja Joe 2 X Brucely Marinated Pork Chop Burger + Tempura Salad + Cold Salad + 2 X Zing Sodas (RM24.75 only)

4) RM1 Kenny Rogers ROASTERS Muffin Mania Promotion Coupon.

5) Jack’s Pot™ iPad 16G Wi-Fi + 3G FREE GIVEAWAYS + POTC Premiere Movie Tickets