With academic year 2017-2018 now in full swing, parents all over the country are most certainly doing their best to make both ends meet as far as their children’s education is concerned. While the lion’s share of these expenses undoubtedly goes to school fees, families nevertheless also spend significantly on books.
In certain academic disciplines like in the fields of engineering, law, and medicine, some required books can cost as much as P3,000 (US $60) or even more. The book prices can be so prohibitive that a lot of students are forced to resort to photocopying the entire material just so they can have something to review for their classes – never mind the fact that they’re essentially engaging in book piracy which is a crime.
Having said that, how exactly can families save on purchasing books? The website LifeHacker listed suggestions including buying previously-owned books, renting them (this doesn’t seem to be feasible in the Philippines, though), as well as taking advantage of books sold at discounted prices.
And when it comes to searching for discounts and promotional deals offered by major bookstores, one reliable go-to site is Picodi. Picodi is a Poland-based firm that offers its clients access to the best deals and promotions of international and local brands. For good reason, Picodi can now reasonably claim being the largest discount platform in the world right now.
The website regularly aggregates a vast selection of discount offerings from various online shops such as Lazada, Zalora, and others. This August, Picodi also features promotional deals from National Bookstore and Fully Booked – the two most popular book shops in the country. Check out this link for the current listing.
Apart from being giving its users the chance to buy items while saving huge sums of money, Picodi also regularly offers perks like free local and international shipping, bonus gifts from stores and brands, and discounts just for those who’ll subscribe to their website.
Impressively, these offers are available 24/7, which means that Filipinos can enjoy purchasing books and other items at discounted rates anytime they please! So if you’re looking to buy quality reading materials at discounted rates, go to Picodi and take advantage of their offers right now!