Meerkat Movies trick: £1ish gets 2for1 films for a year

Those darling TV meerkats (or annoying little pests depending on your view) have a deal where, if you buy via their site, you get 2for1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays or Wednesdays FOR A YEAR. And we’ve a trick to get it for £1ish…

Can you find super-cheap post-Christmas chocolates? 30p Cadbury selection box, 50p Toblerone and more

Now Christmas is over, both supermarkets and other retailers are slashing prices and festive chocolates, sweets and biscuits are being sold off at a fraction of the price. When it’s gone, it’s gone though, so go quick if you want to stock up. If you’re not thinking of giving up chocolate as a New Year’s resolution (and you won’t eat it all in...

How you can save £27 by ‘own brand-ing’ your Christmas food shop (or save £500 over the year)

With an average of £159 to be spent per family this year, budgets for Christmas food are always tight, but ‘downshifting’ on brands is a great way to save. By embracing MSE’s downshift challenge, which means moving down one level from whatever you’d normally buy (eg, swapping Bisto gravy for a supermarket own brand, or ditching ‘taste...

A day of coupon shopping – £50 of items for under £5

It’s that time again, yes I have been out shopping and recording it for your enjoyment. This week I managed to get over £50 worth of items and pay just under £5 for the whole lot. Items include Christmas crackers, wrapping paper and a little food shop from Tesco. Most of the offers in this video are available...

Nationwide cardholder? Urgent £25 cashback on £100 Amazon spend

If you hold a Nationwide credit or debit card, you could get £25 cashback when you spend £100 at Amazon.co.uk by 11.59pm on Thursday 17 December. It’s simple and is great for last-minute Christmas shopping or gift cards. MSE update 2pm Thu 17 Dec: Some Nationwide cardholders were unable to view this offer. Nationwide has told us...

How two can eat out for £5ish

Have you got an Amex credit card and a Tastecard? Do you fancy a romantic meal for two (or even one) for about a fiver? Try this nifty trick to eat out at independent restaurants for bargain prices. Amex is running a ‘Shop Small’ promotion, between Saturday 5 and Sunday 20 December, paying you £5 cashback when...

Trick to get 6mths ad-free music streaming with Deezer FREE (norm £60)

The music streaming service Deezer usually charges £9.99/mth for a premium, ad-free, offline-listening subscription. But we’ve a clever trick to bag six months’ premium membership absolutely free. In a nutshell, it’s giving away a six-month membership to those on the Three network, but it’ll work if you get a (free) brand-new Sim too. You can see where this is going,...

Trick to get £15 of Amazon gift cards for £10

This is a nifty trick to get £15 of Amazon gift cards for a tenner, by manipulating an Amazon promotion. What’s the promotion? Until 3.29pm on Fri 20 Nov, you can get a free £5 electronic gift card if you order items on Amazon’s Pass My Parcel* scheme, which delivers your items to local pick-up locations including newsagents,...

FREE New Covent Garden Co soup (norm £2ish)

Here’s a nifty trick, by combining a coupon with a half-price offer in Sainsbury’s and Asda stores, you can bag yourself a free posh soup. Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? We have raved about this soup-er trick in the past and now the offer’s back. Here’s how to get it… Step 1: Get the...

Freebie hunting – How I got £15-worth of food and drink for free

The best things in life are free and companies giving out freebies always brightens up my day. There is almost always some kind of freebie to be had, either by using a voucher code, coupon or cashback.  So I went on a freebie hunt today to see what I could get, and easily managed to grab £15 of free...