2011 A4UAwards Shortlists DiscountVouchers.co.uk 12 Days of Christmas Campaign

March 25, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
March 25, 2011 Leading money saving website DiscountVouchers.co.uk has announced the news that it has been placed on the shortlist for the prominent industry A4UAwards 2011 after just two years of helping consumers to save money at over 500 leading retailers, stores and suppliers.

The company has achieved the listing in the 'Best Use of Social Media' category for its promotional "12 Days of Christmas" campaign conducted in late 2010. The awards dinner and prize-giving ceremony will take place in the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London on May 17 2011.

Since the company's inception in 2009, DiscountVouchers.co.uk has gone from strength to strength to become one of the leading retail savings websites around. The company today enjoys a user base of more than 3.5million and also features more than 800 suppliers on its website.

The DiscountVouchers.co.uk 12 Days of Christmas campaign saw the website feature numerous top name brands giving site users a prize a day throughout Christmas and New Year. The prizes on offer included a Formula Ford driving session at Silverstone via website BuyAGift.co.uk, a Go-Kart from Halfords and a family ticket to Thorpe Park via deals website Lastminute.com. DiscountVouchers.co.uk promoted the scheme through its Facebook and Twitter pages and in total the campaign achieved a 59% increase in followers. As a result DiscountVouchers.co.uk associated merchants saw their revenues and sales increase.

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

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

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