£50 off a Dyson when you recycle your old vacIs Dyson's vacuum cleaner scrappage deal worth it?

05 June 2010

Dyson DC24 All Floors vacuum cleaner

Dyson DC24 All Floors vacuum cleaner

Dyson is offering £50 off a selection of vacuum cleaner models in exchange for recycling your old one with them.

When you buy certain upright and cylinder Dyson models - including the new Wood+Wool from its compact DC26 vacuum cleaner range and the DC24 All Floors (pictured) - a £50 discount will be applied on the price when you select to have your old vacuum cleaner, regardless of make or model, collected and recycled.

Dyson vacuum cleaner recycling

Your old vac will be picked up and recycled when your new Dyson is delivered. The £50 discount offer is available until 21 June 2010, though free pick up and recycling is available with all Dyson vacuum cleaner purchases. Visit the Dyson website for more details.

All shops selling electrical products covered by the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment or Weee Directive must help their customers to recycle old electrical goods for free.

Is this Dyson deal worth using?

£50 off a new Dyson vacuum cleaner certainly sounds good on paper, and recycling your old vac ticks the eco-friendly box, too - but is this offer as good as it seems? 

If you're looking for a new Dyson vacuum cleaner, we'd suggest you shop around and compare prices first.

We tested this out by having a quick look online to check prices on the DC24 All Floors upright vacuum cleaner, and found it for £202.80 including delivery on Pixmania.com. That's over £27 cheaper than buying it direct from Dyson, even after factoring in that £50 discount. 

And you can still recycle your old vacuum cleaner by taking it to your nearest electrical recycling site yourself. Contact your local council for details of local amenities - our recycling electricals tool and guide has more recycling advice.

Dyson vacuum cleaners

From its bladeless fan to the compact City vac small enough to sit on an A4 page, Dyson products often cause a stir - and we've independently and rigorously lab tested and reviewed many of the latest vacuum cleaners and Dyson appliances on the market. 

Prices correct as of 4pm, 3 June 2010.

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