This is the cheapest Office 365 you get legally and it comes with a great freebie

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We’ve never seen anything like this; buy Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium and McAfee Total Protection security suite together and pay only £39.99 at Argos for a one-year subscription.

At less than 2p a day per device, that’s cheaper than buying the security package on its own, and while it is only available in the UK, there's another alternative for international shoppers; read on to find more.

But it gets better; you can stack up to five of these to benefit from Office 365 for the next five years at this cut price rate. Microsoft charges twice that price when purchased directly from their website, which has left us scratching our heads as to the rationale behind the McAfee partnership.

Microsoft Office 365 Home + McAfee Total Protection, only £39.99 at Argos

Microsoft Office 365 Home + McAfee Total Protection, only £39.99 at Argos

A rare and outrageously good deal that provides you with Microsoft's complete suite of Office applications, free Skype minutes and 6TB worth of data and antivirus protection courtesy of McAfee.

Cheapest Office 365 ever!

And for those in the UK who have access to any employer benefit scheme (e.g. Blue Light Card or Perksatwork), you can get an additional 5% discount, bringing your total price to £37.99.

What do you get for that? Protection for six devices, Office 365 for six devices, 1TB of cloud storage per account (that cannot be pooled), one hour of Skype calls per month and the entire collection of core Office applications (even including Access).

Note that McAfee produced an exclusive version of Total Protection as the existing ones usually covers either five or 10 devices; unlike Microsoft, you won’t be able to stack subscriptions, only auto renew. Furthermore, since this is a UK product, you won’t get identity protection package.

Desire Athow
Managing Editor, TechRadar Pro

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website builders and web hosting when DHTML and frames were in vogue and started narrating about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium.