Nikon and Canon US have announced Fall 2004 rebates for its digital SLRs with savings of up to $500. The Nikon offer applies to the D70 body, the D70 kit with an 18-70mm DX Nikkor lens ($100) and a D1X body which qualifies for a $500 rebate, among other items. The Nikon offer ends December 31. Canon's offer is extended until January 31 and includes a $100 rebate on the EOS Digital Rebel, plus a deal whereby if you buy any two different items you get double the rebate amount, and three times the amount if you buy three different items. Nikon UK is also offering consumers a voucher booklet worth £300 for money off D70 accessories and Canon UK is enticing consumers by offering £100 cashback when purchasing the EOS 300D plus a 256MB CompactFlash card when registering for Canon's iMAGE GATEWAY.

Click here for the Canon rebate form

Click here to pre-qualify for a Canon rebate

Click here for information on the Nikon rebate

Click here for the Nikon UK voucher

UK Press Release:

Nikon UK Introduce D70 Consumer Promotion

The D70, Nikon’s first consumer digital SLR camera, is tipped to be this year’s hot Christmas purchase and to give a little extra to customers purchasing the D70 in the run up to the festive season, Nikon UK today announced the introduction of the D70 voucher booklet.

The voucher booklet allows D70 customers to claim over £300 worth of savings when they purchase a selection of top D70 accessories to support the camera.

Some of the exciting savings available to D70 customers include £15 off Nikon Capture 4.1, £20 off an SB-800 Speedlight, £50 saving on bookings of level 1 & 2 Nikon D70 training courses, £30 off a 10.5 mm F2.8G DX fisheye Nikkor lens and £70 off a 70-200 mm F2.8G AF-S VR IF-ED zoom Nikkor lens to name a few.

The voucher booklet is available to customers who purchase a D70 between October and December 2004 when they register on-line. For further information about the voucher booklet and to register your purchase please click here.

UK Press Release:

Canon announces two special promotions for the EOS 300D Digital SLR

  • £100 cashback when purchasing the EOS 300D
  • Free 256MB CF card when purchasing the EOS 300D and registering for Canon iMAGE GATEWAY

Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, is pleased to announce two very special in-store promotions for its EOS 300D Digital SLR camera and the Canon iMAGE GATEWAY; an innovative, free of charge, online image sharing portal for Canon digital camera owners. The first promotion offers customers purchasing an EOS 300D £100 cashback. The second enables them to claim a free 256MB Compact Flash card when they purchase an EOS 300D and then register for the Canon iMAGE GATEWAY.

£100 cashback

The £100 cashback promotion is valid from 1 st November 2004 to 31 st January 2005. It is available with all purchases of the Canon EOS 300D (when sold as Body Only or as part of a Lens Kit). Customers can take advantage of this offer by completing a coupon, which is available at the point-of-sale in-store or online at, and returning it with a copy of their proof of purchase. The funds will then be paid by cheque or bank transfer.

Free 256MB CompactFlash card

Customers purchasing an EOS 300D between 1 st September and 31 st December 2004 can claim their free 256MB CF card by registering for the Canon iMAGE GATEWAY. Details of this promotion, and instructions on how to claim, are printed on stickers on the box of EOS 300D cameras. Once customers have registered the CF card will be delivered to them by post.

EOS 300D – professional photography in the hands of consumers

Canon’s EOS 300D Digital SLR combines proven high performance technologies, such as seven-point, high-speed predictive auto focus, 2.5 frame per second burst rate, 35-zone metering and Canon’s DIGIC image processor into a camera that is affordable to a much wider range of consumers.


The unique Canon iMAGE GATEWAY is completely free to Canon customers. It provides 100MB of free storage space for photographs and video clips. In addition it introduces new and exciting ways to create, share and enjoy photographs online with friends and family around the world. It enables them to enhance their own digital photography experience by personalising cameras with downloadable images, texts and sounds.