FREE Cadbury chocolate bars at London pop-up

If you’ll be in London between now and this Sunday (28 Jan), there’s an easy way to bag yourself some FREE Cadbury chocolate… Simply head to 57 Greek Street in the capital’s West End (W1D 3DX), and you’ll find Cadbury’s ‘Glass and a Half’ pop-up newsagents – where it’ll be handing out free chocolate bars in exchange for...

Coupon Kid’s Kryptonite … Crohn’s Disease: Why MSE’s Jordon Cox has suddenly gone quiet (and when he’ll be back)

I guess I have some explaining to do… Hello there! Remember me? That long-haired Coupon Kid, who used to write blogs and pop up in videos for MSE? If you noticed I haven’t posted for a while, or you’ve wondered why you haven’t seen my mug running down to Boots for its 70% off sale, then well...

Follow the yellow stick(er) road – reductions in places you might not expect

Seasoned MoneySavers will know all about yellow sticker reductions – where supermarkets reduce short-dated food at the end of the day – and the times their local supermarket starts slashing prices… but did you know you can grab clearance foods outside the ‘big-four’ supermarkets? We’ve looked at this before, and it’s clear there are big bargains to be...

Trick to save on premium make-up, eg, YSL and Lancôme

Premium make-up from the likes of Benefit and YSL is rarely discounted. However, around this time of the year, you might be able to pick up one of your branded staples with a hefty discount. In the run up to Christmas, lots of make-up gift sets hit the shelves. These are usually made up of one of...

Primark’s £1 false nails – are they any good?

False nail fanatics have been painting the town red with Primark’s £1-£2 stick-on sets, sharing gleaming reviews and polished photos of their budget home manicures on social media. Salon gel or acrylic nails usually cost £20+ for 2-3 weeks wear, so by swapping to Primark’s false nails you could save £100s a year (even if you buy...

Plastic-free shopping aisles proposed, but MSE investigation reveals in many cases buying fruit & veg in plastic packaging is CHEAPER than the same produce loose

Plastics and waste are big news with the Government proposing plastic-free supermarket aisles. But outrageously we’ve found that many of the plastic-packaged fruit and veg sold at major supermarkets are actually cheaper than buying the exact same produce loose. We visited six supermarkets close to MSE Towers on one day and compared several items of fresh produce...

Five top package holiday booking codes, eg, Tui £150 off £1,000 – DON’T book until you’ve checked our list

Travel agents say January is traditionally the busiest month for Brits booking their summer holidays, so it’s hardly surprising there are oodles of offers and codes knocking around – all promising huge savings on your 2018 getaway. We’ve focused on package holidays here, as that’s where you usually see the big discounts (though we’ve also included a few...

Cadbury’s ‘hunt for the white Creme Egg’ competition to win up to £2,000

With Christmas behind us, love it or hate it, shops are already filling their shelves with Easter goodies. Now chocolate giant Cadbury has hopped on the marketing frenzy with an early Easter hunt to find limited edition white chocolate Creme Eggs to win between £100 and £2,000 – quite the Golden Ticket indeed (see where we’re going with this)....

Can you find super-cheap post-Christmas chocs? 29p Cadbury Santa, £7.50 Ferrero Rocher & more

Now Christmas is over, both supermarkets and other retailers are slashing prices and festive chocolates, sweets and biscuits are being sold off at a fraction of the price. When it’s gone, it’s gone though, so go quick if you want to stock up.

LAST OOOOORDERS! Don’t be caught out. The deadlines for free and cheap delivery before Christmas are FAST approaching

If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...