Buying a machine:
The RRP of the machine = £250
- Generally, the cheapest way of buying a new machine is to go here and add one of the bundles to the basket (they often are reduced to £199, if they’re higher than that you can get a referral code, e.g. PDRESWMJGRA5KAC which should knock them down in price.
- Also, check eBay / Facebook marketplace / Shpock for used machines
- Costco sometimes stock the machine
- Amazon UK sometimes have the machines in stock but expect to pay full price
- Amazon France often have the machines and this should work out at about £212 delivered (including all import/VAT fees etc), just use Google Chrome and it will automatically translate the page for you, you can normally select whether to pay in local currency (i.e. Euro) or in £GBP, you’re normally better off buying in Euros and using a fee-free UK debit card (e.g. Monzo/Curve etc to ensure no hidden currency fees)
- Saveur Biere – They sell at decent prices (Euros), however, it clicks and collect only (and they’re in France, link to Google Maps)
Buying the kegs:
- Buy in bulk, it’s as simple as that, BeerHawk often have a buy 3 or 6 kegs and save 15% promotion running
- There are also several exclusive discounts codes available for BeerHawk on Facebook Groups such as Perfect Draft Keg Tips (currently it gives 15% off any order of 3 kegs).
- Saveur Biere are a French seller of loads of beer brands – They sell at decent prices (Euros), however, it appears to be click and collect only (and they’re in France, link to Google Maps)
- Bier Wein are a German seller, you have to add delivery (4 kegs for €23.90) + €5 for each keg deposit (extra tip, use Monzo / Curve etc to pay the Mastercard exchange rate on your order). Note: The website is quite old but it does work.
- My-Food-Online are a German seller, you have to add delivery (4 kegs for £23.16) + €5 for each keg deposit (automatically added at checkout)
- Drinks Shop are a UK seller but very limited stock
- Premier Lever Edge (Bolton)