McDonald’s food hack – Spend 59p, get Big Mac & fries for £1.99 again and again

This handy McDonald’s ‘hack’ is a way to get a Big Mac and regular fries for £1.99 (norm £4ish) every time you go into McDonald’s…

Pay £1, get up to 50p off most Costa, Pret & Starbucks drinks EVERY time

Many of us regularly reach for a cup of coffee or tea to give us a caffeine boost, but if you’re out and about the cost of this can mount up.

Revealed. Hidden discounts in supermarkets’ fresh counters – up to 40% off meat, fish, cheese etc

In our recent blog series we’ve seen how supermarkets often sell the same or near-identical items at different prices in different sections of the same store, including baby aisle bargains and ‘world foods’ savings. Now we’ve uncovered hidden bargains on supermarkets’ fresh counters…

Find HIDDEN supermarket discounts in the ‘world foods’ section – up to 70% off herbs, spices, sauces & more

If you know where to look, you can often bag grocery items cheaper somewhere else in the same supermarket. We’ve already uncovered baby aisle bargains, how to avoid rip-offs in the free-from section and how you can save by crouching down. Now we’re unearthing secrets in the ‘world foods’ aisle…

Crouching down, hidden bargain – how looking low can save on your supermarket shop

Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...

Don’t overpay in the free-from aisle – find hidden bargains instead

If you’re gluten-free, wheat-free or have coeliac disease you’ll know the cost of free-from food adds up, but if you know where to look in the same supermarket, you could make big savings without compromising on ingredients. This is the latest in our supermarket aisle secrets series – in the last couple of weeks, we’ve uncovered world foods discounts, and baby aisle...

FREE outdoor gyms – could you save £100s a year on gym membership?

Going to the gym to get fitter, healthier and in shape is great, but it comes at a price (and we don’t just mean giving up doughnuts). Before locking yourself into a costly gym membership – typically £120-£720 a year – or if you can’t afford it, consider giving free outdoor gyms a try. There are hundreds...

Can you find super-cheap post-Christmas chocs? 29p Cadbury Santa, £7.50 Ferrero Rocher & 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.

LAST OOOOORDERS! Don’t be caught out. The deadlines for free and cheap delivery before Christmas are FAST approaching

If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...

£1.50 prosecco trick (minimum six bottles, normally £6 each)

It’s BACK… Sainsbury’s is again running different promotions which you can combine – known as code stacking – to get a corking deal on bottles of fizz just in time for the festive season. Until Mon 11 Dec, newbies to Sainsbury’s* online can effectively get prosecco from £1.50 to £3ish a bottle (norm £6-£10), though you have to buy...