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Specialist awards ceremony nominates leading voucher codes website in 2011 shortlist

17 March 2011 – DiscountVouchers.co.uk, the website which is dedicated to helping UK consumers save money at hundreds of stores, has been shortlisted in the 2011 A4UAwards. The specialist money saving website has received a nomination for the social media promotion work it did around its innovative 12 Days of Christmas promotional campaign.

Throughout the 12 Days of Christmas, DiscountVouchers.co.uk offered consumers the chance to get their hands on a different prize each day, with big brands and top prizes available. Prizes on show throughout the campaign included items like a Formula Ford driving session at Silverstone through BuyAGift.co.uk, a Go-Kart from Halfords and a family ticket to Thorpe Park via Lastminute.com.

In shortlisting DiscountVouchers.co.uk for the 2011 ceremony, A4UAwards recognised the 12 Days of Christmas campaign in the ‘Best Use of Social Media’ category. DiscountVouchers.co.uk conducted the campaign in the period ahead of Christmas 2010, and A4UAwards will announce the winners of each category at the ceremony to take place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on May 17.

DiscountVouchers.co.uk was founded in 2009 and in the two years since the company has developed a large and loyal fan base of users. Today the website boasts in excess of 3.5million users while the suppliers and retailers it features online have grown in number to over 800.

The DiscountVouchers.co.uk 12 Days of Christmas scheme ran via social media websites Facebook and Twitter, with the company reporting a huge rise in followers of 59% throughout the duration of the promotion. Hand in hand with this DiscountVouchers.co.uk associated merchants reported big increases in sales and revenue figures thanks to the scheme.

Commenting on the DiscountVouchers.co.uk nomination, an A4U judge said: “A big bang event - good planning, flexible working, great collateral and a very strong financial result. Excellent once-a-year activity."

Every day DiscountVouchers.co.uk features over 4,500 discounts and exclusive offers from brands such as Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Travelodge, First Choice, Lastminute.com and Boden on its site.

For more information visit www.discountvouchers.co.uk
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Note to Editors -

Prizes for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign included:

On the 1st Day - £150 Mothercare Voucher

On the 2nd Day – A £250 BHS Hamper

On the 3rd Day – A single seat driving session in a Formula Ford racing car from BuyAGift.co.uk

On the 4th Day – Customised clothing or shoes from the Nike ID store

On the 5th Day - £100 Voucher from Red Letter Days

On the 6th Day – A Halfords Go-Kart

On the 7th Day – A Laptop from Best Buy, worth £180

On the 8th Day - £100 Debenhams Voucher

On the 9th Day - £150 Shudoo Voucher

On the 10th Day – A ticket for two adults and two children to Thorpe Park from Lastminute.com

On the 11th Day - £150 Photobox Voucher

On the 12th Day - £200 Hamper from Avon

About DiscountVouchers.co.uk
DiscountVouchers.co.uk features the latest money saving offers from a growing range of retailers, all updated in real time. Designed to help consumers save money with both leading high street brands and specialist retailers, DiscountVouchers.co.uk offers one of the widest choices of discounts available.

Part of ASAP Ventures Ltd, the company behind the award winning Carrentals.co.uk price comparison site, DiscountVouchers.co.uk is committed to offering a growing range of the best savings available online.

For more information visit www.discountvouchers.co.uk

Media contact –
Rachel Builder & Jenny White
Context
discountvouchers@contextpr.co.uk
T: 01625 511966

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