Medibank Private is offering a free Kobo wireless E Reader valued at $179 RRP (colours vary) when you take out Medicare hospital and extras cover by June 30, 2011. It's not really FREE - you have to spend a minimum of $803.40 (12 months x $66.95 per month) to get this device.
Price - Qld from $66.95 per month (* Includes Federal Government Rebate and assumes nil Lifetime Health Cover loading. Minimum payment frequency is fortnightly.)
The eReader allows you to buy, download and read up to 1000 books (based on an average of 1Mb per book) on the go. It comes preloaded with 100 classics.
- 1Gb memory with SD memory slot for expansion up to 32Gb
- 10mm thick
- 6" e Ink screen (not colour), 16 levels of grey scale
- uses ePUB and PDF formats only
- battery life approx. 10 days or 10,000 page turns
- [Has no internet connectivity or media player]
More information about Kobo at http://koboereader.com/
Review on Kobo e Reader at http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/06/03/review-kobo-e-reader/
Waiting periods apply, including 12 months for pre-existing ailments and some dental services.
*For new members on new memberships. Must set up direct debit and pay first month when joining or pay at least 6 months in advance. Excludes Visitors Health Insurance, Working Visa Health Insurance, OSHC and Ambulance Cover. Not available with any other offer. If choosing a Kobo eReader allow 4 weeks for delivery. Limit of one eReader per membership. Actual colour may vary from that shown. While stocks last.
#For new members on new memberships. Must set up direct debit and pay first month when joining or pay at least 6 months in advance. Excludes Visitors Health Insurance, Working Visa Health Insurance, OSHC and Ambulance covers. 2 & 6 month waiting periods on extras waived. Not available with other offers.
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