Wetherspoon TRICK to beat bar queues and MoneySaving hacks

Wetherspoon can be a great place to visit if you want to go out for food or drinks, but don’t want to break the bank. During busy times though, you can often find yourself stuck queuing at the bar.

Did you know that there’s a Wetherspoon app where you can order your food and drinks to arrive at your table, without having to order at the bar? 

Get cash for trash at charity litter picking events

We're all about environmental MoneySaving at MSE including How to net a Deliveroo discount beach cleaning, Free Ren bodywash if you 'kelp' keep beaches clean and also where to pick up free hot drinks for cleaning beaches but what if you don't live near a beach? The charity Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) may have the answer, with a reverse vending-machine.

Get 20% off Cineworld, Pizza Express and Gap gift cards, then stack with other offers

Until Sun 23 Sep, you can get 20% off selected Cineworld, Pizza Express and Gap gift cards at Tesco stores (find your nearest*), subject to availability. The discount will be applied automatically at the checkout and there are no refunds available on in-store purchases, or you can buy the gift cards online at Tesco*, though you’ll incur a delivery charge.

The Great MoneySaving Bake Off: How I made a batch of brownies for £4 that tasted BETTER than my usual £8 version

With the return of The Great British Bake Off last week, many have been bitten by the baking bug - whether that's making cakes or just eating them. Yet baking can often become quite expensive once you start looking at all the ingredients you'll need. 

Psssst! ‘SECRET’ Office & Schuh outlets flogging cheap, slightly blemished shoes

Nothing beats the feeling of a new pair of shoes, but how quickly this can turn into heartache if they get scuffed the first time you wear them. So why not save yourself the misery (and some dosh) with a pair that isn't quite immaculate in the first place?

New Meerkat trick: Spend £1ish to get 2for1 at 1,000s of restaurants AND 2for1 cinema tickets for a year

The newly-launched Meerkat Meals* gets you 2for1 restaurant meals for a year when you buy a qualifying product via Compare The Market. What's more, you'll also get the popular Meerkat Movies* deal, giving you 2for1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for a year – and we’ve a trick to get all of this for £1ish…

MoneySaving Ikea hacks – incl store shortcuts and half-price truck delivery

If you’ve shopped at Ikea, you’ll know only too well how easily costs can add up when you pop in for a specific item and leave several hours later with a car boot full of cacti and scented candles. So here are our top tips to make your Ikea visits more efficient and cheaper – including freebies, store shortcuts, dodging queues and how you can ‘try before you buy’.

Get 20% off Odeon, Pizza Express, New Look and Gap gift cards, then stack with other offers

Until Sun 19 Aug, you can get 20% off selected Odeon, Pizza Express, New Look and Gap gift cards at Tesco stores (find your nearest*), subject to availability. The discount will be applied automatically at the checkout and there are no refunds available on in-store purchases, or you can buy the gift cards online at Tesco*, though you’ll incur a delivery charge.

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.