Free food & drink at London pop-up cafe if you 'pay' with (recyclable) plastic

A rubbish café where you have to pay with plastic may not sound too appealing, until you learn it's a pop-up café where you can trade an empty plastic container for a free meal or coffee. Fanplastic!

How I got £68 of shopping for £5 with coupons (and you can too)

My hiatus from scaring supermarket cashiers is over. If you missed it, I’m back – see my leaving hospital after 85 days blog – and thanks to a wodge of coupons I’ve collected, I’ve just bagged £68-worth of shopping for just over £5. Anyone can do this, so I’m going to take you through it. You may...

How to bag a Travelodge room for £18

If you need a hotel room and don’t want to pay top dollar, you can stay at a Travelodge and pay just £17-£19 with this clever deal-stacking trick. Of course, Travelodge is known for its cheap rooms, and paying less than £30 per night isn’t uncommon – but at the moment you can go one better by...

Coupon Kid released back into the wild after 85 days in hospital

Wow… what is this place? It looks homely, and smells like the Yankee Candles my mum’s always burning. Am I actually home – or is it a dream? Nope, I’m not dreaming. After 85 days of being treated for Crohn’s Disease in hospital, I’m FINALLY FREE. But I’m not out of the woods yet. Far from it....

FREE Ben & Jerry’s ice cream on Free Cone Day 2018

Here’s a scoop for you… it’s the date freebie and ice cream lovers circle in their diaries. Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is back once again this month… On Tue 10 Apr, you can walk into a participating store between 12-8pm and walk out with a free ice cream in your hand and a smile on...

Cheap post-Easter chocs, eg, 17p Creme Eggs, 50p Cadbury eggs, £2 Lindt bunny – can you find ’em?

Easter and the four-day weekend are over, but you can cheer yourself up with some cracking deals on Easter chocolate. Retailers have now slashed the price of loads of Easter-themed items, meaning you can now grab a 12-pack of Creme Eggs for £2 at Sainsbury’s – effectively 17p per egg – also 25p Malteaster bunnies at Tesco, 50p...

How I earned £75+ of coupons and freebies in one evening

As I’m still in hospital battling Crohn’s Disease, I’ve been taking some time off from terrorising the supermarket till staff with my usual stacks of coupons… but what I have been doing is collecting them up for when I’m back on my feet. Nothing gets between the Coupon Kid and his coupons! As you may already know,...

How you can bag a FREE Carluccio’s breakfast on Saturday (31 Mar)

It’s not quite breakfast in bed, but you can go out and get a totally free brekkie this weekend, and won’t even have to get dressed. On Sat 31 Mar, Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s is offering any dish from its breakfast menu – including vegetarian and vegan options – totally free to anyone who dines in, but,...

Spend £25 on board games, get a £20 Pizza Express voucher

Pizza and board games – what more could you need? With this deal, you can bag yourself a ‘free’ meal out by spending £25 on board games (which could be stashed away for birthday presents or Christmas). From now until Sunday (25 Mar), by buying selected board games at Tesco Direct*, you can earn 500-1,000 bonus Clubcard...

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

It’s BACK… Sainsbury’s is once again running different promotions which you can combine – known as code stacking – to get a corking deal on bottles of fizz. Until Mon 2 Apr, newbies to Sainsbury’s* online can effectively get prosecco from £1.50 to £3ish a bottle (norm £6-£10), though you have to buy six. Even existing Sainsbury’s shoppers, both...