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Inside Deals (Oct 10th, 2018)

1. You can jet off to Mexico City for as low as $165, but more likely about $250, on both the Day of the Dead and Thanksgiving. Worth usually about $500, Aeromexico, American, Delta, Interjet, JetBlue, United, VivaAerobus, and Volaris airlines are offering up to 67% off on roundtrip tickets to the city. Flights leave from dozens of locations all over America, including New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, and more, although these fares roughly range between $200-270. The deal doesn't include a checked bag, which is $30 extra. 

  • Product: Roundtrip flight tickets to Mexico City
  • Dates: October 2018 - June 2019, excludes Christmas and New Year's Eve.
  • Deal: 40-67% off
  • How to buy: Start with this sample Google Flights search, and adjust dates/cities
  • Source: Scott's Travel Deals
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2. Amazon's selling certified refurbished Kindle Voyages for $95 today. These well-reviewed devices usually sell for $200 brand new and roughly $140 refurbished, so you can save anywhere between $45-$105 if you purchase these. Kindle Voyages have been discontinued and replaced with the $250 Kindle Oasis, so it's possible this may be one of the last sales we'll see on these. The sale ends midday EST on October 11, 2018.

  • Product: Certified Refurbished Kindle Voyage 
  • Deal: 32-52% off
  • How to buy: Purchase from Amazon ($95)
  • Source: The Wirecutter
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3. You can get $200 off a brand new version of an Apple MacBook Pro featuring a 15" display, Intel Core i7,16 GB of memory, and 256GB Flash Storage. Best Buy is offering the iMac for $2,199.99 which is nearly 10% less than its usual price of $2,399.99. The company also offers a "price match" option meaning if you find a cheaper deal for a new version from another select company, you'll get it for that price. 

  • Product: Apple MacBook Pro featuring a 15" display, Intel Core i7,16 GB of memory, and 256GB Flash Storage
  • Deal: 9.5% off
  • How to buy: Purchase through Best Buy
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4. Anker's Nebula Mars II Portable Projector usually costs about $500, but you can save $40 today using an Amazon coupon. Just click on the "Coupon" box located underneath the price, and the discount will be applied at check-out. The price does not include protection plans, which cost an additional $13-19.

  • Product: Anker's Nebula Mars II Portable Projector
  • Deal: 8%
  • How to buy: Purchase from Amazon ($460)
  • Source: Kinja Deals
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5. If you’re looking for a rice cooker, check out Zojirushi. One user on the Buy It For Life sub-reddit gushed about their cooker, claiming it’s been in their “family for over two decades.” The Wirecutter’s also a fan, featuring the Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy NS-ZCC10 on their list of best rice cookers this year. According to them, it's also apparently one of the easiest cookers out there to clean, which is an added bonus.

  • Product: Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy NS-ZCC10
  • Deal: While we couldn't find a deal for this, we think it's an amazing investment for its price.
  • How to buy: Purchase from Amazon.com ($161.99)
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Written and curated by Sheena Vasani, a freelance journalist based in California.

Editing team: Lon Harris (editor-in-chief at Inside.com, game-master at Screen Junkies), Krystle Vermes (Breaking news editor at Inside, B2B marketing news reporter, host of the "All Day Paranormal" podcast), and Susmita Baral (editor at Inside, recent bylines in NatGeo, Teen Vogue, and Quartz. Runs the biggest mac and cheese account on Instagram).

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