Perfume dupes at Home Bargains – would you double downshift to save up to 98%?

We've always been a fan of downshifting at MSE, where you switch from brands to much cheaper ‘dupes’ – lookalike products, where often even the packaging is similar to the expensive brand. Now I'm challenging you to 'downshift the downshifters' and swap your favourite £4 Lidl or £6 Aldi perfume dupe for a £1.25 or £2 version at Home Bargains. Will you take the double downshift challenge?

FREE £4 gelato at Creams Cafe for Black Friday

Black Friday is often a day for excess spending, which we rightfully discourage at MoneySavingExpert, however what if I told you that you could get a totally cool freebie on the day itself, Friday 24 November, at 80+ locations across the country? Read on for the scoop...

Free £7 Impossible vegan chicken nuggets

Whether you celebrate 'National Nugget Day' on Monday 13 November or not, a free portion of nuggets worth £7 is not to be sniffed at... Here's where and when you can get them.

Available NOW: £200+ of beauty & skincare for £55 via Boots No7 Advent calendars

The annual No7 beauty Advent calendar is mega-popular with MoneySavers, and this year Boots is releasing FOUR separate calendars. They're available online and in Boots stores now.

How to bag two portions of FREE fries this week

The best kind of food is free food – and if you've got an appetite for a deal like we do, we've found two ways of bagging free McDonalds and KFC fries this week. So keep your eyes on the fries and read on for how to claim these spud-tacular freebies.

Amazon Prime Big Deal Days – when it starts, our predictions & tips

Amazon will be pumping out thousands of deals from 12.01am on Tuesday 10 October until 11.59pm on Wednesday 11 October for what it's dubbed 'Prime Big Deal Days' – try saying that quickly three times.

McDonald's Monopoly 2023 – when it starts and tips for boosting your chances of winning

There are many versions of the classic Monopoly game these days but one that many fast-foodies look forward to each year is McDonald's Monopoly. If you're going to eat under the golden arches or order a McDelivery, this promo can be a fun way to win a 'free' bite to eat, or if you're lucky, something bigger.  

FREE in-person or virtual visits to 5,000+ hidden UK property gems

You can get FREE access to many historical sites and tourist attractions including a tour of Durham Cathedral's Chapter House (featured in Harry Potter), entry to Chartwell (home of Winston Churchill), and Northern Ireland's Castle Ward as part of heritage open days across the UK in September.

20 FREE ways to relax, feel good & look after yourself

At MoneySavingExpert, we often talk about looking after your wallet, but looking after your wellbeing is just as important. While I'm not a doctor or a self-help guru (just a MoneySaving guru), I do have some tips of ways you can relax and look after yourself for free.

Can you downshift your sun cream? £5 Nivea vs £3 Aldi, £18 La Roche Posay vs £8 Ambre Solaire & more

Downshifting is practically in our DNA at MSE, so naturally we want to avoid damaging said DNA by blocking harmful UV rays with sun cream... but it can be expensive. So I set out to find whether downshifting sun cream is possible, and asked skin experts about safety.