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If you weren’t lucky enough to nab the 10,000 free tickets we featured earlier this month, we've the next best thing. Use the code EXP241 to get 2for1 adult tickets to the Manchester: Ideal Home Show at Christmas (14 -16 Nov) or the London: Ideal Home Show at Christmas (19-23 Nov). You must book by 11.59pm on Sun 26 Oct.
The 2for1 deal is based on the advance rate and there’s a £1.70 booking fee per transaction – which includes delivery. So with the code you can get two adult tickets in London on a weekday for £13.70 incl fee (usually £12 each), or on Sat/Sun for £15.70 incl fee (usually £14 each). For the Manchester show, you will pay £13.70 incl fee for all days (usually £12 each).
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.
How to get your tickets
Follow the relevant link above and click on the 'book tickets' tab and enter the code first before you pick the date. Make sure you then select the ticket option '2for1 on the advanced price'. Tickets can be sent within five days to your email for you to print off or you can opt to get them posted.
You can also book over the phone by calling 0844 209 7330 and mentioning the code, but it will cost you 6p per minute plus network charges.
Going to the London show and want to skate?
There'll also be an ice skating rink at the London event. If you want to take to the ice, it would work out slightly cheaper for you to use the Evening Standard code ESS14 , which gives 2for1 entry and one free skating ticket (norm £5 adult, £3.50 kids). The price is based on the on-the-door cost, so it only works out better if an adult wants to skate. This code is valid until 11.59pm on Thu 6 Nov.
You must present your tickets at the ice rink box office on arrival to redeem your free skate and book a slot. The slots are subject to availability, so not guaranteed.
The festive-themed shows have hundreds of exhibitors and will include furniture, gifts, decor, gadgets, food and drink, home improvements, fashion and beauty. There are also celebrities including a designer and chef, plus industry experts and demonstrations.
Concessions aren't included. Valid for entry on the date you select only and you can't change your booking or get a refund. The Manchester and London shows are open 10am-6pm every day (apart from Thu in London it's open till 9pm).
Valid for entry only - show guides and magazines will be charged on top.
Before spending, use Martin's Mantras. If you answer 'NO' to any, Don't buy!
The Ideal Home Show includes stalls with furniture, gifts, gadgets and food - with its best-known event taking place at London's Earl's Court each spring.
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