We’ve found that there is currently no AO student discount in the UK. This also means no Unidays AO code or one with Student Beans or NUS Totum. However, we’ve been doing the research and found lots of ways that students can still save. The best tip we have is new users that sign up to a free account get a £10 discount on orders over £299.


The AO sale has now started. It’s a great time for students to save. We’ve seen some great deals including 42% off Shark hoovers, great savings off computing £200 off laptops, save 21% on Apple Airpod headphones, £18 Echo Dot speaker.

Through our research here are all the great ways we’ve found for students can save money at AO.com:

  • £10 AO Voucher for New Account Sign-ups
  • Free delivery
  • Up to 50% in the AO deals page
  • Price match guarantee
  • Buy now pay 6 months later on items over £200
  • Free 100 days return
  • Up to £90 off selected laptops

Appliances Online or AO.com as it has come to be known is now one of the UK’s biggest retailers. They have a great range of appliances, electricals, laptops, TVs, smart tech, mobile phones and a new washing machine.

“TOP TIP FOR AO SAVINGS: If you’re a new customer, sign up to an ao.com account and you’ll get £10 off spends over £299″

If you’re looking for similar discounts, then make sure you check out our Currys student discount and Argos student discount pages.


At the moment there is no AO student discount. However, see our savings section to get a £10 voucher. This means that there is no permanent code that students can access to get a discount such as 10%, 15% or even as much as 25% off.

It also means that AO is not listed on Unidays, NUS Totum or Student Beans. It’s a pity as it’s a tried and tested way for students to save on essential items such as laptops.

I love the price match promise! You can save on everything from a washing machine to home appliances and even Samsung lifestyle TVs! I get all my electricals from ao.com, it’s a perfect one stop shop

However, this doesn’t mean that students still can’t save. Check out our AO.com savings section at the top of the page which is regularly updated with the best current ways to save at ao.com and read the rest of this guide for more information on vouchers and sales which could also save you more.

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The student discount market is big business these days and AO is no exception. However, it can be tricky finding out exactly how to get your student discounts and what the best ones are. What with NUS, Unidays and Student Beans; these are the 3 big student discount schemes in the UK – where do you start? So while you’ve been down the gym, or the pub the Squirrel has been doing the hard graft and researching. And here are the results on how to save money at AO.com!


Unfortunately, there is no Unidays AO code. We’ve checked and it is not listed on myunidays.com. As we mentioned in the previous chapter, there is no AO student discount so it is not listed on Unidays. Don’t forget to check out our savings section to see the latest ways that you can save with any available AO promo codes which could enhance your savings even more.


There is no NUS Totum AO code as of 2020. We took a look at the NUS site and it’s not listed there.


There is no current AO Student Beans discount available. On the student beans website, AO is not listed there. To keep updated with current AO offers follow us on social media or by joining our e-list – simply leave us your email address or follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

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“Even though there is no AO student discount, the deals page has all the latest discounts, offers and codes”


So we’ve established that there is no student discount, however, there are regular AO discount code releases which anyone can use. The latest discount codes can be found in our squirrel savings section at the top of this page. Last time we checked there were codes for:

  • £100 off AO voucher for Samsung washing machines
  • £20 AO code for Chromebooks
  • £20 discount code for Microsoft Office 365

The great thing about the AO discount codes is that you don’t need NUS id to prove your student status. They are available to all. Yes, even you non-students on here can save on those large kitchen appliances, built-in appliances, fridge freezers, dryers, a new coffee machine and more.

You just shop on the site and when you come to the online checkout, just pop in the discount code and you’ll receive your special saving. Easy peasy, just the way we like it here at Student Discount Squirrel.

AO Student Discounts & Deals Discount Expires
£10 AO Code £10 31/01/2021
Up to £90 Off Laptops £90 30/01/2021
50% Off in the AO sale 50% 30/01/2021


Like any major retailer, AO has sales throughout the year. Sometimes they are the same as the usual periods such as:

  • Black Friday
  • Boxing Day
  • Summer Sale
  • Easter Sales

On others, there are clearance sales. We list the latest sales in our savings section which is updated regularly. We also have looked into the big sales seasons, what you can expect and the best sales bargains and sometimes even next day delivery.


This is a huge time of year for AO and they go big in their AO Black Friday sale. Expect great discounts on laptops, Chromebooks, printers, a new washing machine, kitchen appliances and lots more besides. They sometimes do a blanket sale or release a discount code on large kitchen appliances as well as smaller ones.


5. AO.com Student Discount Summary

As confirmed in our introduction and chapter 1, there is no student discount for ao.com in January 2021. There are still ways to save though. There are ao.com discount codes that are regularly available to save on items such as washing machines, small appliances, and laptops. Make sure you take a look at our AO savings section at the top of the page as this is where the best offers, any valid promo code and deals are regularly updated.

Fun facts – did you know?:

  • AO was formerly known as Appliances Online – selling everything from large kitchen ware such new washing machine, fridge freezers or tumble dryers (built in appliances) to kettles, coffee machines (small appliances) and every other  appliances and home appliances in between!
  • It specialises in household appliances and electrical products
  • It was founded in 2000
  • It employs over 3k people
  • They have a catchy  TV ad!
  • A full range of laundry appliances
  • They have a prices match promise
  • They offer a great click & collect service on home appliances
  • It processed its millionth fridge in 2019!

Check out our main page for tech student discounts, our Apple, Amazon and Samsung guides or the merchants below who you may like as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

✅ Does AO offer student discount?

There is currently no AO student discount and there is no Unidays, Student Beans or NUS Totum code either? However it is still possible to save by checking our savings section including a £10 voucher.

✅ Does AO do NHS discount?

There is a 10% AO NHS discount. To get it, you need a Health Discounts card.

✅ Is there an AO Unidays discount?

There is no Unidays AO discount as of January 2021. However, there is a great tip we have to help students save £10 off their next purchase at ao.com.

✅ Does AO charge for delivery?

AO has free delivery on all standard orders. If you want next day delivery then there is a charge. Click and collect is an option too.

✅ Does AO call before delivery?

Your AO driver will call before delivery to make sure you are in and it’s convenient to deliver.

✅ How do I use my ao.com discount code?

During the online checkout there will be a promo box where you can enter your discount code. The reduction will then be applied to your order if it’s valid. It’s simple and easy to use.