Amazon cuts VAT early with new promotion

The government is introducing the new 15 per cent VAT rate on Monday, but you don't have to wait until then if you shop at Amazon. The online retail g

The government is introducing the new 15 per cent VAT rate on Monday, but you don't have to wait until then if you shop at Amazon.

The online retail giant has already snipped 2.5 per cent off a selection of items, including lots of tech gear.

Anyone selecting an eligible item can tap in "LOWERVAT" in the promo code box at the checkout. Kit included in the offer includes Sony Bravia TVs, Tom Tom ONE satnavs, cameras, home cinema systems, laptops, iPods and much more.

Head over to the offer page for detailed info on how the promotion works. Happy shopping, folks.