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Inside Deals (Nov 6th, 2018)

1. Various ride-sharing services and restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and more are offering discounts and freebies to American voters. Uber is offering $10 off a single ride to polling locations, while Lyft has cut prices to polling locations by 50%. Riders can receive a maximum of $5 off, while Lyft will offer free rides to underserved communities "that face significant obstacles to transportation. Enter your zip code here to receive this discount. Lime is offering free bike and scooter rides too, while those using Zipcar on election night between 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. will receive $20 off a future trip. Other similar, slightly less well-known services are offering transportation deals as well, which you can learn more about here. In addition, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and more are also handing out free or discounted food to those who voted; these websites list out which: The ThrillistBusiness InsiderUSA Today, and Uproxx

  • Product: Free/discounted food and rides to polling locations
  • Deal: Up to 50% off or free
  • How to buy: Lyft / Uber / Lime / Zipcar / See above list in last sentence for links to food deals
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2. Fly roundtrip to Italy for as low as $367, a 57% discount on a nonstop ticket usually worth about $850. These are basic economy tickets available through Air Canada, Air Italy, American, Delta, Iberia, Lufthansa, Swiss, and United Airlines. Flights depart from a variety of major cities nationwide to Rome and Milan, while only a handful flies to Bologna. Check out this list to find out if the deal applies to your city. While the price includes a full-size carry-on, it excludes checked bags which can cost $60 each way. 

  • Product: Roundtrip flight to Italy
  • Dates: January through May 2019
  • Deal: Up to 57% off
  • How to buy: Start with this sample Google search, and adjust dates/locations as necessary. 
  • Source: Scott's Travel Deals
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3. Readers can save $30 on a brand new Nintendo Switch from eBayWorth usually about $300, the site is currently selling the Switch for $270 as part of its Black Friday lead-up sale. While it's not clear when this deal will end, these are selling fast so it's likely they'll run out soon.

  • Product: Nintendo Switch 32GB Console with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con
  • Deal: 10% off
  • How to buy: Purchase from eBay 
  • Source: Kinja Deals

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4. Save $379 on this highly-reviewed 6th-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which is often praised as one of the best business laptops. This Lenovo is usually worth about $1,519, but you can get it for $1,139.25 when you use the code THINKBFPEEK. It features a Core i5-8250U processor (1.60GHz, up to 3.40GHz with Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache), 16 GB of memory, a 256 GB PCIe SSD, and a one-year warranty. You can pay $135+ extra if you require greater speed.

  • Product: 6th-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
  • Deal: 25% off
  • How to buy: Purchase through Lenovo and use the code THINKBFPEEK
  • Source: The Wirecutter
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5. If you're looking for a brand that generally sells high-quality cookware, you may want to check out All-Clad. Customers and experts alike praise All-Clad pans, skillets, and more, regularly labeling their products as some of the best. Right now, All-Clad is having one of its biggest sales of the year, offering well-reviewed items for up to 50% off. For example, you can purchase this 8.5-inch non-stick skillet, worth usually about $115, for $60 right now. The catch? These are factory seconds, which means there may be some slight cosmetic damage, but they function perfectly fine. The deal also ends on November 7, 2018.

  • Product: All-Clad cookware
  • Deal: Up to 50% off
  • How to buy: Purchase through All-Clad
  • Source: USA Today
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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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