How to bag a FREE £17.50 lipstick and a face mask, and other skincare rewards for recycling

Most of us want to do our bit to help the planet, yet beauty products often come in packaging that isn't easily recycled. You might not know, however, that a few big brands will reward you with FREEBIES for returning your empty containers...

Some drinks in life are free. How I managed to get £35 of free drinks (and you can too)

It's National Pub Fortnight until Sun 4 Aug, and in case you didn't know, there are 1,000s of pubs lining up to hand you a totally FREE drink. With an offer like that, who could resist?

Freebies at festivals - free Aussie styling at Lovebox & Latitude

If you've already got a ticket to Lovebox, Latitude or Electric Picnic festivals then you'll be pleased to know you can grab some freebies while you're there to offset the price of the ticket. See our Cheap Festivals guide if you'd like to see free festivals and more tips & tricks.

How to get 18 consecutive days off in 2019 for just nine days of annual leave

I don’t know about you, but I’m already thinking about my holidays for 2019 and where I could jet off to. Luckily for me, and anyone else who works Mon-Fri, there’s a way to get a massive 18 days off in a row this year – for just nine days’ annual leave.

Alternative turkey tips - Cheapest non-meat vegan and veggie options this Christmas

If, like me, you believe the joy of the holiday season should be for everyone - animals included - you might be leaving them off your plate this year. Or maybe you're cooking for someone else, and you have no idea what to get? Fear not, I've rounded up some of my favourites along with tips to get discounts that'll leave you feeling jolly.

Beauty advent calendars out now

Beauty advent calendars, though significantly pricier than their chocolate alternative, have in recent years proved increasingly popular. We'll soon be opening them, so here's a round up some of the best we’ve seen.

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.

Black Friday DEALS vs DUDS – How to spot ‘em

It’s almost that time of year again, where retailers battle to shout the loudest about Black Friday, and while there are usually good deals to be had, there are always a few ‘duds’ mixed among them just waiting to catch us out.

£10 off £40 spend at Lidl this weekend

This Fri 16 Nov, pick up a free Metro newspaper (in London only, see update above) and you'll find a coupon for £10 off a £40 spend. It’s valid at any Lidl supermarket nationwide (excluding Northern Ireland) from Fri 16 Nov until Thu 22 Nov. This is one of the strongest discounts we've seen at Lidl this year, with most offers being £5 off £40 spends. Metro newspapers are mostly found in train/bus stations in the mornings.

Claim a bonus £1-25 of Nectar points this weekend

If you're shopping at Sainsbury's this Friday to Sunday, you can grab a bonus of free Nectar points - or several bonuses if you know how to max it.