Another year has come and gone, and along with it have come a lot of great deals shared by our community members in the Hot Deals forum. It was a year like no other with the coronavirus pandemic impacting both consumer and business behaviour. We just ran the numbers, and here are the best deals of 2020 as rated by you, the members.
[Cineplex.com] Free movies on cineplex.com for black lives matter issues
40+ free movie rentals to help Canadians appreciate and explore Black Stories. This freebie included hit movies like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Us, Hidden Figures and more so it’s no surprise that it became so popular.
Google Nest Mini with Spotify Premium - $9.99
2019s #1 deal returned in 2020. Even though Spotify Premium subscribers who redeemed the previous year were ineligible, you could still get a free Google Nest Mini after subscribing to Spotify for one month ($9.99) under a new account.
[Epic Games] Epic Games Holiday Sale
Epic Games offers up a freebie every Thursday, but during this special event in December they gave away 15 games for free over 15 days. If your backlog wasn’t big enough before, it likely was after this special promotion.
[CDKeys] 1-Year PlayStation Plus Membership (Digital Delivery) $38.59 CAD
This deal from CDKeys offered gamers a significant discount on PlayStation Plus membership which normally retails for $69.99.
[Home Depot] Home Depot Black Friday Deals
RFD member HandyFellow heroically posted photos and transcribed all of Home Depot’s Black Friday deals that he found during a trip to the store. Not all the deals were great, but the effort they put in did not go unnoticed from other members.
[Epic Games] GTA V PC GAME Free May 14-21
As mentioned previously in this list, Epic Games is known for giving away free games each week. This particular week stood out because they gave away one of the most popular games of all time, Grand Theft Auto V.
[Amazon.ca] Get a FREE $6 promotional credit when you buy $30 in Amazon.ca gift cards
Prime Day is normally in July but was delayed until October due to the pandemic. As usual, there were a LOT of deals over the 2-day event, but the stand out deal was Amazon giving away a free $6 credit to Prime Members who purchased a $30 gift card.
Public Mobile - One time 2GB addon + 500 International minutes for FREE
Public Mobile got into the Christmas spirit and decided to give all subscribers 2GB of data and 500 international long distance minutes for free.
[Koodo] Koodo 4GB add on for FREE
The most popular deal of 2020 was from Koodo which offered subscribers an additional 4 or 5GB of data for free! A lot of RFD members were able to get this deal and significantly increase the amount of data on their cellular plans.
While 2020 was far from what anyone would call a normal year, there was still no shortage of great deals to be found. Make sure you regularly check out our Hot Deals forum and set up Deal Alerts for all the items you’re interested in so that you don’t miss out!
Let us know what your favourite deals of 2020 were in the comments below.
For those interested, here are the next 10 most popular deals from 2020:
FREE Games Samurai Showdown June 11-18 +557
Nespresso inissia machine for $22.6 +538
Repel Windproof Double Vented Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating $22.90 +498
Sport Chek Clearance Deals +497
Stay at Home Deal Directory +493
Free 500+ PCO Points Per Day For Playing Game (up to 14 days) +486
PC Optimum Points Days Match Up/Price Match (Ontario - Jan 23 to 26, 2020) +457
Bose on-ear wireless headphones Refurbished $209.99-$160=$49.99 $440
Petro Canada 50% Off Car Wash Tickets - $5.99 +440
[Various Retailers] Gift Card Deals And Discounts (2020) +431