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Inside Deals (Oct 26th, 2018)

1. You can save $300 on a nonstop roundtrip flight to China through the 5-star Hainan Airlines. These discounted flights depart from LAX only, however. Northern Californians and others on the West Coast can still benefit from this deal as it's not too hard to score a cheap ride or flight down to Los Angeles. Readers will have to pay $80 extra to fly out during Thanksgiving.

  • Product: Roundtrip flight to Chengdu or Chongqing, China
  • Dates: Generally November 2018 - April 2019. Excludes Christmas and New Year's Eve. 
  • Deal: 33% off
  • How to purchase: Start with this sample Google Search, and adjust dates as necessary.
  • Source: Scott's Travel Deals exclusive subscriber email
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2. Best Buy cut the price of the latest model of Apple's iPad Pro by $100. Worth usually about $650, you can now purchase the Apple 10.5-Inch iPad Pro for $550. The retailer also offers $45.84 monthly plans customers can pay over a span of 12-months. 

  • Product: Apple 10.5-Inch iPad Pro
  • Deal: 16% off
  • How to buy: Purchase from Best Buy
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3. Travelocity is offering nearly $100 off a vacation package from New York City to Orlando, Florida. Worth about $421, you can spend about a week in Orlando for $325 between November 29 and December 3, 2018. That price includes roundtrip flights and accommodation at Fantasy World Resort, a hotel that comes with its own water park and is only five miles away from Walt Disney World. This deal ends today, October 26, at 5pm PST. 

  • Product: Vacation Package From New York To Orlando, Florida
  • Deal: 23% off
  • How to buy: Purchase from Travelocity
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4. You can save up to $320 on the popular iRobot Roomba 650 when you buy it refurbished today. Although this is not the latest model, it still has good reviews. Amazon is offering its certified refurbished model for $190, while MassDrop is selling the same version for $180. The Amazon deal ends midnight on October 26, 2018, however.

  • Product: iRobot Roomba 650
  • Deal: 44% off
  • How to buy: Purchase through Amazon ($190) or Massdrop ($180)
  • Source: USA Today 
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5. Get a free personalized 8x11/12x12 Wall Calendar or Easel Calendar from Shutterfly using the code FREECAL. These calendars are popular holiday gifts and are usually worth $25. Until midnight October 28, 2018, however, all you'd have to pay for is shipping which is about $6.99. 

  • Product: Personalized 8×11/12 x 12 Wall Calendar or Easel Calendar
  • Deal: Save $18
  • How to buy: Purchase from Shutterfly using the code FREECAL
  • Source: The Krazy Coupon Lady
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6. 'Tis (almost) the season for electric blankets, but which brands sell some of the best? According to New York Magazine and The Wirecutter, it could be Sunbeam. The Wirecutter says the Sunbeam Velvet Plush Heated Blanket had the fewest safety complains of all the blankets it tested while also being among the softest and most comfortable. Meanwhile, New York Magazine praises its 20 heat settings and lightness.

  • Product: Sunbeam Velvet Plush Heated Blanket
  • Deal: While we couldn't find a deal for this, we think it's a good investment for its price. We've also seen these and other awesome electric blankets on sales up to 50% off during Black Friday last year, so keep an eye out then.
  • How to buy: Purchase from Amazon ($90)
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Written and curated by Sheena Vasani, a freelance journalist based in California. 

Editing team: Lon Harris (editor-in-chief at, 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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