Up to £56 of make-up for less than £20, eg, No7, Max Factor & Essie.

As we come to ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, you might be thinking about presents and Christmas parties so make-up and gifts may well be on your mind. What if I told you that by maximising ‘gift with purchase’ offers you can bag as much as £56-worth of beauty products for less than £20? I’ve rounded...

£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...

Make four people five dinners for £20

You may know Miguel Barclay as “the £1 chef” or from his Instagram account (@onepoundmeals). Since launching the account, he’s released two books, One Pound Meals and Fast and Fresh, creating simple recipes to make individual meals for just £1. Being the savvy MoneySavers that we are, we wanted to know what happened to the remaining ingredients if they were...

Free £2 New Covent Garden Soup trick

Here’s a nifty trick where you can bag yourself a fancy free soup, by combining a coupon with a half-price offer in Morrisons stores. 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...

How to spot the duds and root out the best deals this Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and while it’s known as a sales day, retailers have been doing sales for weeks to pull in punters. With millions of items reduced, and countless retailers competing harder on price than at any other time of year, it can be difficult to spot the best deal. We have full analysis on our...

Trick: Get 20% off gift cards for New Look, Gap, Monsoon and Accessorize, then stack with Black Friday or January sales

Gift cards aren’t often reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted reduced gift cards at Tesco, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system… Until Sun 19 Nov, you can get 20% off New Look, Gap, Monsoon and Accessorize gift cards at Tesco stores (find your nearest*). The discount...

FREE dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for Londoners today

MSE Update Tue Nov 14 4pm: As expected with previous Uber Eats promotions, there are lots of reports of people seeing no sign of free doughnuts in the app, despite the promotion being meant to last until 6pm. We’ve contacted Uber Eats to ask what is going on and will update you here when we hear back....

Aldi’s Christmas hampers – are they good value?

Discount supermarket Aldi has launched what it calls ‘premium’ hampers for Christmas 2017, and many on social media and in the press have compared them favourably to much more expensive hampers available at high-end department store Fortnum & Mason. If you’re thinking of getting one, we’ve lifted the lid on Aldi’s hamper range to work out the value of...

Holidays are coming… How to pick up a free can of Coke and see the Coca-Cola truck this Christmas

You know the build-up to Christmas has begun when you see the festive Coca-Cola advert. And this year, like many before, the Coca-Cola truck from that famous advert is going on tour around the country giving out free Coke and festive cheer. The truck will be stopping in 42 towns and cities around the UK setting off on Saturday 11 November and ending its nationwide road trip on Sunday 17 December. At...

Quirky advent calendars including wine, cheese and crisps

Chocolate is out the window as 2017 is seeing a quirky advent calendar craze – everything from wine to cheese, to Baileys and crisps. We’ve had a peek behind the windows of five advent calendars that caught our eye (and the attention of social media) to see if any are decent value or just an over-priced novelty… Kellogg’s advent...