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Ideal Home Show logo20,000+ FREE Ideal Home Show ticketsVia code. For Glasgow (27-30 May) and Manchester (2-5 Jun)

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We've 10,000+ free £12+ one-day tickets to the Ideal Home Show at SECC Glasgow (Fri 27 May to Mon 30 May) and 10,000+ free £14+ one-day tickets to the Ideal Home Show at Eventcity Manchester (Thu 2 Jun to Sun 5 Jun) to give away.

How to get tickets

Enter the following code (note it is not MSE it is MS)

IDEALMS16

in Ideal Home Show Scotland or Ideal Home Show Manchester.

There's a maximum of two tickets per show per household and it's first-come, first-served, with a set number of tickets for each day. Tickets are for one-day only, so you'll need to select the day you want to go when you book.

The offer ends at 11.59pm on Fri 6 May or, more likely, when all the free tickets are snapped up - so go quick. You can take an under-15 for free with each adult ticket (book online or collect at the box office).

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Breakdown of tickets

Scotland

Fri 27 May - 4,000+
Sat 28 May - 1,000+
Sun 29 May - 2,000+
Mon 30 May - 3,000+

Manchester

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis will be giving a talk during the Manchester show at 12pm on Sun 5 Jun.

Thu 2 Jun- 4,000+
Fri 3 Jun - 4,000+
Sat 4 Jun - 1,000+
Sun 5 Jun - 1,000+

Need-to-knows

- The tickets are totally free. If you're asked to add any card details, go back and enter the code again - these are completely free tickets.

- When will tickets arrive? They’ll be emailed to you between one and five days after booking and you'll need to print them before you go.

- How much are they worth? The price of adult tickets is usually £12-£15 depending on when, where and if you get them online or on the door.

- What’s the Ideal Home Show 2016 about? There will be seven show areas covering topics including interiors, home improvements, technology, gardens, fashion, beauty and shopping. Highlights include fully built show homes and gardens, interactive theatres and demonstrations by chefs and experts.

Want to save more on days out? Why not check out our cheap days out page, free tickets to Spin - The Cycling Festival, the Homebuilding and Renovating Show and A Place in the Sun Live, cheap trains and coaches and cheap hotels.

More info

Show guides and magazines need to be purchased separately. UK residents only.

Opening times

Scotland
10am - 6pm daily, but 10am - 5pm on Mon 30 May.

Manchester
10am - 6pm daily.

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Ideal Home Show logo20,000+ free Ideal Home Show 2016 ticketsVia code. For Olympia London (Fri 18 Mar-Sun 3 Apr)

Expired

We've 20,000+ free £14ish one-day tickets to the Ideal Home Show 2016 at Olympia in London (Fri 18 Mar to Sun 3 Apr) to give away.

How to get tickets

As the weekly email goes out to over 10 million people, we held off setting this deal live until 2pm on Thu 4 Feb, so everyone had a fair chance of getting this freebie. Now it’s live, you’ll have to go quick.

Enter the code IHS2016 online at Ideal Home Show 2016.

There's a maximum of two tickets per household and it's first-come, first-served, with a set number of tickets for each day - you'll need to choose when you want to go.

The offer ends at 11.59pm on Fri 5 Feb or, more likely, when all free tickets are snapped up - so go quick. You can take an under-15 for free with each adult ticket (book online or collect at the box office).

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Breakdown of tickets

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis will be at be the show and giving talks - see timings below.

Fri 18 Mar - 1,000+ (Martin appearing at 11am) NOW ALL GONE
Sat 19 Mar - 1,000+ NOW ALL GONE
Sun 20 Mar - 1,000+ (Martin appearing at 2pm) NOW ALL GONE
Mon 21 to Thu 24 Mar - 7,000+ (Martin appearing at 1pm on Wed 23 Mar and 11am on Thu 24 Mar)
Fri 25 Mar - 500+ NOW ALL GONE
Sat 26 Mar - 500+ NOW ALL GONE
Sun 27 Mar - 1,000+ NOW ALL GONE
Mon 28 Mar - 1,000+
Tue 29 Mar to Fri 1 Apr - 5,000+ (Martin appearing at 6pm on Thu 31 Mar)
Sat 2 Apr - 1,000+ NOW ALL GONE
Sun 3 Apr - 1,000+ (Martin appearing at 2pm) NOW ALL GONE

Need-to-knows

When will tickets arrive? They’ll be emailed to you between three and five days after booking and you'll need to print them before you go. If you're asked to add any card details, you’ve entered the code wrongly, so try again.

How much are they worth? The price of adult tickets are usually £13.70-£20 all-in depending on if you get them online or on the door.

What’s the Ideal Home Show 2016 about? There will be seven show areas covering topics including interiors, home improvements, technology, gardens, fashion, beauty and shopping. Highlights include fully built show homes and gardens, interactive theatres and demonstrations by chefs and experts.

Want to save more on days out? Why not check out our cheap days out page, free tickets to Build it Live and A Place in the Sun Live, cheap trains and coaches and cheap hotels.

More info

Tickets are for entry only on the day you select when you book. Show guides and magazines need to be purchased separately. UK residents only.

Opening times

10am - 6pm daily, and 10am - 9pm on Thursdays.

Ideal Home Show logo2for1 Ideal Home Show at Christmas ticketsVia code. For London (25-29 Nov) & Manchester (12-15 Nov) shows

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If you missed out on free tickets earlier this month, you can use the code XMAS241 to get 2for1 tickets for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas: London (Wed 25-Sun 29 Nov at Olympia) and the Ideal Home Show at Christmas: Manchester (Thu 12-Sun 15 Nov at EventCity) until 11.59pm on Sun 8 Nov.

You can take two under-15s for free with each adult ticket - either book child tickets online at the same time you book adult tickets (to avoid queues on the day), or collect them on the day at the box office.

You'll pay the cheaper advance price (rather than the on-the-day price), which is £13.70 for weekday or £15.70 for weekend London tickets and £13.70 for Manchester tickets. All prices include a £1.70 booking fee.

Martin Lewis will be appearing between 4pm and 4.30pm on Thu 26 Nov at the Christmas Theatre stage in London.

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Quick Info

When will tickets arrive? They’ll be emailed to you between three and five days after booking and you'll need to print them before you go.

What’s the Ideal Home Show at Christmas about? The shows will cover the following topics: festive food and drink, Christmas gifts, Christmas decorations, home improvements, interiors, technology, fashion and beauty. Highlights include festively decorated rooms, food and drink demonstrations and music from the Christmas bandstand.

More info

Tickets are for entry only on the day you select when you book. Show guides and magazines need to be purchased separately. UK residents only.

Opening times

Manchester: 10am-5pm daily
London: 10am-6pm on Wed 25 Nov, Fri 27 Nov and Sat 28 Nov, 10am-9pm on Thu 26 Nov and 10am-5pm Sun 29 Nov.

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Ideal Home Show logo35,000 free £14-£16 Ideal Home Show at Christmas tixVia code. For London (25-29 Nov) & Manchester (12-15 Nov) shows

Expired

MSE Update Fri 16 Oct, 5.40pm: This offer has been mega popular with MoneySavers, and all the tickets for London are now sold out. You can still get tickets for some of the dates in Manchester.

We've got 19,000 totally free £14-£16 one-day tickets for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas in London (Wed 25-Sun 29 Nov at Olympia) and 16,000 free £14 one-day tickets for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas in Manchester (Thu 12-Sun 15 Nov at EventCity) to give away. Better still, you can take an under 15 for free with each adult ticket (book online or collect at the box office).

How to get tickets

Enter the code XMAS5 online at Ideal Home Show at Christmas: London or Ideal Home Show at Christmas: Manchester

There's a maximum of two tickets per household and it's first-come, first-served, with a set number of tickets for each day.

The offer ends at 11.59pm on Fri 16 Oct or more likely when all tickets go - so go quick.

Breakdown of tickets available

London
Wed 25 Nov - 6,000 SOLD OUT
Thu 26 Nov - 5,000 SOLD OUT ...Come and see Martin Lewis who’ll be appearing between 4pm and 4.30pm on Thu 26 Nov at the Christmas Theatre stage.
Fri 27 Nov - 4,000 SOLD OUT
Sat 28 Nov - 2,000 SOLD OUT
Sun 29 Nov - 2,000 SOLD OUT

Manchester
Thu 12 Nov - 6,000
Fri 13 Nov - 6,000
Sat 14 Nov - 2,000 SOLD OUT
Sun 15 Nov - 2,000 SOLD OUT

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Quick Info

Is it totally free? YES. If you're asked to add any card details, go back and re-enter the code.

When will tickets arrive? They’ll be emailed to you between three and five days after booking and you'll need to print them before you go. If you're asked to add any card details, you’ve entered the code wrongly, so try again.

How much are they worth? The price of adult tickets are usually all in £13.70-£19.50 depending on when, where and if you get them online or on the door.

What’s the Ideal Home Show at Christmas about? The shows will cover the following topics: festive food and drink, Christmas gifts, Christmas decorations, home improvements, interiors, technology, fashion and beauty. Highlights include festively decorated rooms, food and drink demonstrations and music from the Christmas bandstand.

More info

Tickets are for entry only on the day you select when you book - show guides and magazines need to be purchased separately. UK residents only.

Opening times

Manchester: 10am-5pm daily
London: 10am-6pm on Wed 25 Nov, Fri 27 Nov and Sat 28 Nov, 10am-9pm on Thu 26 Nov and 10am-5pm Sun 29 Nov.

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This deal has expired - you can't get it any more. We've kept it here for reference. Get our free weekly email to ensure you don't miss out in future.

Ideal Home Show logo20,000 free £12-£14 Ideal Home Show ticketsVia code. For Scotland (22-25 May) & Manchester (4-7 Jun) shows

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We've 10,000 free £12 one-day tickets to the Ideal Home Show: Scotland (Fri 22-Mon 25 May at SECC in Glasgow) and 10,000 free £14 one-day tickets for the Ideal Home Show: Manchester (Thu 4-Sun 7 Jun at EventCity) to give away.

How to get tickets:

Click 'Book Tickets' and enter the code IDEAL15 online at Ideal Home Show: Scotland or Ideal Home Show: Manchester

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It's first-come, first-served and there are a set number of tickets for each day (see breakdown below). The offer ends at 11.59pm on Fri 1 May or when all tickets go and from past experience these tickets will go quickly.

Tickets will be emailed to you within three days and you'll need to print them before you go. There are no booking fees on the freebies and you don't need to enter any payment card info. If you're asked to add any card details, go back and re-enter the code - these tickets are totally free.

Maximum two tickets per transaction and per household. Adult tickets are usually £12 or £15 on the door at the Glasgow show, or £13.70 including booking fee or £15 on the door in Manchester. One child aged 15 or under can go free per adult - their tickets can be booked online or collected from the box office.

Going to Manchester?

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis will be appearing on stage at the Manchester show ONLY at midday on Fri 5 Jun at the Ideal Super Theatre and we'll have a MoneySaving stall on all four days in Manchester, where you can meet the team and get the latest MoneySaving tips.

Breakdown of tickets available

Glasgow
Fri 22 May - 4,000
Sat 23 May - 1,000
Sun 24 May - 2,000
Mon 25 May - 3,000

Manchester
Thu 4th Jun - 4,000
Fri 5th Jun - 4,000 - Martin will be there at midday.
Sat 6th Jun - 1,000
Sun 7th Jun - 1,000


More info

There are no booking fees on the freebies and you don't need to enter any payment card info. If you're asked to add any card details, go back and re-enter the code - these tickets are totally free.

Tickets are for entry only on the day you select when you book - show guides and magazines need to be purchased separately. The show is on 10am-6pm daily at both locations. UK residents only.

About The Ideal Home Show

The shows will cover the following topics: interiors, home improvements, gardens, technology, fashion and beauty, food and housewares and shopping. You'll also be able to see a range of show homes if you need a bit of inspiration and there'll be more than 300 exhibitors.

Ideal Home Show logo2for1 Ideal Home Show ticketsCode gets 2 tix for £14-£16 (norm £26- £30).

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If you missed out on free tickets in our giveaway, enter the code IDEAL241 to get 2for1 tickets to the London: Ideal Home Show, which takes place from Fri 20 Mar to Mon 6 Apr at Olympia London (NOTE, the venue has changed since last year).

You have until 11.59pm on Fri 27 Mar to book. You'll need to pick what type of ticket you want after entering the code -  either weekend or weekday. 

You'll pay the cheaper advanced rate (rather than the on-the-day price) plus the £1.70 booking fee. So with the codes you can get two adult tickets on a weekday for £13.70 incl fee (usually £25.70 for a pair) or on a weekend (Sat/Sun) for £15.70 incl fee (usually £29.70 for a pair). You'll need a weekend ticket if you're going on Good Friday (3 Apr) or Easter Monday (6 Apr).

As the event is coming up soon make sure you select your tickets to be emailed to you to print off or select to collect them from the box office on the day, rather than posted. Two children aged 15 and under can go free per adult - their tickets can be booked online or collected from the box office on the day. 

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis will be appearing at the Ideal Super Theatre (see times below) and we'll have a MoneySaving stall where you can meet the team and get the latest MoneySaving tips.

Martin's appearances at the Ideal Super Theatre

Fri 20 Mar: 12pm
Sun 22 Mar : 1pm 
Wed 25 Mar: 3pm 
Thu 26 Mar: 6pm
Thu 2 Apr: 12pm
Fri 3 Apr: 12pm

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More info

These are standard entry tickets. Concessions aren't included. You can't get a refund. If you choose a weekday ticket you must go on a weekday and if you choose a weekend ticket you must go on the weekend.

You can also book over the phone by calling 0844 858 6763 and mentioning the code, but it will cost you 6p per minute plus network charges. The London show is open 10am-6pm every day (apart from Thu it's open till 9pm). 

About The Ideal Home Show

There’ll be seven show areas covering a variety of topics from interiors and home improvements to technology and gardens and you’ll also be able to see a range of show homes and gardens if you need a bit of inspiration.

There’ll be more than 650 exhibitors including furniture, decor, home improvements, gardens, gifts, gadgets, food and drink and fashion and beauty. As well as MSE founder Martin Lewis, other well-known faces will be in attendance including designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace. 

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