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Buy an adult ticket to London's Ripley's Believe it or Not! for £22.95 and get a child ticket (4-15 years old) for £1 extra at Attraction Tix* until 31 Mar 2015 for any day and any time. What's more, these are fast-track tickets so you can queue jump on entry. There's no code to enter, the discount automatically appears.
Under fours go free. It's a maximum of one £1 child ticket per adult. You must select the date you want to go when you book. Once booked, you'll receive your voucher by email - you must print it and bring it with you on the day.
You're saving £21.02 compared to booking online at the Ripley's website, as a fast-track adult ticket costs £25.46 and a child ticket costs £19.51, which in total is £44.97 - you'll only pay £23.95 with Attraction Tix.
Family of four going off-peak?
If you want to go off-peak (arrive after 3.30pm) and you're a family of four, you can get a cheaper deal by getting a Ripley's £42 family voucher until Sun 4 Jan. See our Ripley's page for the voucher and details.
Believe it or not (see what we did there!), you can get an off-peak family ticket to Ripley's interactive attraction in London any day until Sun 4 Jan for £42 instead of the usual £67.96 online (£79.90 on the door).
Simply print this Ripley’s voucher* and present it at the Piccadilly Circus attraction to get entry for two adults and two children or one adult and three children for £42. A child is classed as aged 4-15 (under-4s go free) and the 700 peculiar exhibits are aimed at all ages.
Ripley’s doesn’t usually offer this type of off-peak ticket. A family ticket normally costs £67.96 in advance online for the whole day, and even if you bought the evening saver tickets after 5pm, it would still cost you £67.80 for two adults and two children. So whichever way you look at it, this deal gives a saving of about £26.
You must arrive after 3.30pm with this deal but you can stay as long as you like, until it closes at midnight. Last entry is 10.30pm, but Ripley's suggests you'll need about two hours to visit the whole attraction.
Theatre lovers can go online now to Get Into London Theatre to get £10-£40 tickets for 70 selected shows performed between Thu 1 Jan and Fri 13 Feb 2015. The tickets include matinée and evening performances on multiple days including some weekends.
There will be 130,000 tickets available across all dates, but all tickets are subject to availability for specific performances. Not all shows will offer tickets at the lowest price point of £10 and when they're gone, they're gone. The cheaper tickets for the more popular shows are likely to go very quickly.
Here are some examples of discounted tickets (see the full price list)
A maximum of eight tickets can be booked per show and there’s no limit to the number of transactions that can be made. Tickets are non-refundable.
There are no booking fees and the tickets will either be posted to you free of charge or you can collect from the box office on the day of the performance.
Multiple theatres participating in the West End, Barbican Centre, Greenwich Theatre and New Wimbledon Theatre.
Get Into London Theatre has advised that no seats available should have any restricted views and that seat allocations will be visible to customers during the booking process.
We've asked Chester Zoo how long this offer is available but it hasn't got back to us yet.
Check out Tennis For Free's website to see if there's free coaching sessions in your area. The sessions mostly run during weekends and are suitable for anyone aged 3 or over. The equipment’s also provided free. It’s told us the sessions aren't professional coaching, they're more focused on having fun. Individual sessions might cater for certain age groups.
B&Q Kids Can Do It classes help children aged 7-11 learn basic DIY skills through small projects such as building bird feeders and making picture frames. They usually cost £5 a session, but members of the free B&Q Club get them free.
Become a member: Simply register online and you'll be sent a confirmation email with your membership code in. If you're already a member, you don't have to re-register.
Book your class: To see the available classes, go via this Kids Can Do It link and book on the store and month you'd like. It'll then show you all the slots available and what your little 'uns will be building.
It says the classes cost £5, but telephone 03330 143 354 and quote the store, class and your B&Q membership number and it's free.
The classes take place at 38 B&Q stores and there's no limit to the number you can book.
Classes run on Saturdays and Sundays and B&Q provides all the tools and materials needed.Sessions usually last an hour and, depending on the store, here are some of the things kids make:
For a full list of ways to maximise Clubcard points, check out the Loyalty Schemes guide.
At Vue Cinemas across the UK military personnel can show a Defence Privilege Card or MoD service ID to get up to 20% off a cinema ticket.
Discounts range from 15%-20% and this is dependent on location. The discount is valid seven days a week on all films. Tickets must be purchased from the box office, not online.
MSE Update 5pm, Thu 11 Dec: Orange/EE has announced this offer will end on 25 Feb 2015, so make use of it while you can. See our EE to axe 'Orange Wednesdays' from February news story for full details and here's a round-up of other current cinema deals.
Broadband customers can get the offer too - see the links above for more info.
Tips and tricks to get the most out of the code
Are you on a different network?
Order online and save 10% at Cineworld cinemas
You can book online with the code at Cineworld cinemas, saving an extra 10% on the ticket you pay for. You can only book on the Wednesday you want to go though. All you need to do is enter the code online in the special field added to the booking page every Wednesday.
The booking process will require you to set up a myCineworld account - it's free, but means you will be sent offers and info (so opt out if you wish). See the Cineworld site for full details.
Have you got a Cineworld Unlimited card?
If you have a Cineworld Unlimited card (pay from £16.40 a month for unlimited films) you can get a pal in free each time you go on a Wednesday. Simply show your code and the card. Check out our tips & tricks guide for full details.
Make a night of it and use the same code to get 2for1 mains and dough balls at most PizzaExpress restaurants. Although it runs deals regularly, this is usually the best deal out there.
Valid for standard tickets only. You may be able to pay a supplement for the following but check with your local cinema: premium seating, 3D screenings, Imax, VIP seats, premium seats, Gold Class, Extreme Screen and other premium offers.
It excludes premieres and private screenings. You can’t use the code on advance bookings. Code can only be used once per week, and can’t be used with any other offer. The 2for1 is only valid if both people are watching the same film.
T-Mobile customers can't get this offer.
At almost every Cineworld, you can get its Take 2 Offer, which means you and a friend can see popular films with the full cinematic experience for £11 all-in, including two drinks and popcorn.
Book online through mycineworld.com and join its free members club to get the deal for £11. Otherwise, you'll have to pay £12.10 if booking in a cinema (or online without joining its free members club).
These tickets go quick, so it's best to book in advance.
With tickets usually £8-£10, two small drinks £3 each and a regular popcorn to share for £6.50, you could save up to £10.50.
The only downside is you can't pick which film to watch. And you must go on a Thursday. Here's what's coming up.
Keep your nippers (and yourself) amused on weekend and school holiday mornings with Movies For Juniors kids’ films at Cineworld. It’s £1.35 per showing, per person (if booked online with a myCineworld account, or £1.50 if bought at cinema box office) for both adults and sprogs.
What is myCineworld?
myCineworld is a free online account that gives you access to Cineworld deals (including 10% off online bookings), forthcoming offers, faster booking and a newsletter (if you opt in). To get it, simply register online. It’s totally free.
3D films are more expensive though - £2.70 per person (if booked online with myCineworld, or £3 if bought at the cinema). Remember the glasses aren’t included, so unless you have some already, it’s £1 each on top of the ticket.
It’s available on selected films only and will vary per cinema. See website for current listings.
Although the films on offer aren’t the latest movies, kids’ tickets usually cost upwards of £7, so this is a decent saving. See full listings and cinema details for more info.
We looked at the other major cinemas and found this deal to be cheapest out there for kids - see Cheap Cinema Tickets for Vue and Odeon offers.
We've blagged MoneySavers 2for1 tickets for The Card Shark Show, an interactive magic show all about classic card tricks, cheats and scams throughout the ages. To get them, go via this special Ticket Factory link*, then pick your date and time, choose from either premium or standard seats (the code MSE21 should be added automatically) at all Friday performances (7pm and 9pm).
Premium tickets (first five rows) are £64 for two people, standard tickets (the next 10 rows) are £53 for two people including admin fees. The show's at the Courthouse Hotel in London's West End.
In order to avoid the dreaded 'canned laughter', TV companies regularly offer free tickets to see popular TV shows. In return, you're expected to listen to direction, shout when asked to and generally be enthusiastic. Although you could also potentially have to sit around for long periods without breaks and for the more popular shows - queue!
A lot of shows overbook, so make sure you arrive at least an hour early is due to start to ensure you get a seat. Often, if you are refused entry due to overbooking, organisers will try to arrange for you to get priority seating for another time.
Firms which offer TV show tickets include:
Always make sure you check out the above lists for these free ticket shows, so you never end up paying money for them on eBay or other ticket sites. Depending on availability, you should always be able to get them for free.
Before spending, use Martin's Mantras. If you answer 'NO' to any, Don't buy!
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