‘I won £250 of prizes in a week from my hospital bed!’ – Jordon Cox’s tips for successful comping

A comp a day won’t keep the doctor away (well, it hasn’t worked for me), but it’s a way to kill some spare time and could earn you a fortune – if you’re lucky. As you may know, I’m currently stuck in hospital (if you didn’t – see my Coupon Kid vs Crohn’s Disease blog), which means...

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...

How to spot the duds and root out the best deals this Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and while it’s known as a sales day, retailers have been doing sales for weeks to pull in punters. With millions of items reduced, and countless retailers competing harder on price than at any other time of year, it can be difficult to spot the best deal. We have full analysis on our...

Trick: Get 20% off gift cards for New Look, Gap, Monsoon and Accessorize, then stack with Black Friday or January sales

Gift cards aren’t often reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted reduced gift cards at Tesco, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system… Until Sun 19 Nov, you can get 20% off New Look, Gap, Monsoon and Accessorize gift cards at Tesco stores (find your nearest*). The discount...

FREE dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for Londoners today

MSE Update Tue Nov 14 4pm: As expected with previous Uber Eats promotions, there are lots of reports of people seeing no sign of free doughnuts in the app, despite the promotion being meant to last until 6pm. We’ve contacted Uber Eats to ask what is going on and will update you here when we hear back....

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. The truck will be stopping in 42 towns and cities around the UK setting off on Saturday 11 November and ending its nationwide road trip on Sunday 17 December. At...

Top 10 toys this Christmas and where to find ‘em cheapest

It’ll soon be the most wonderful (and expensive) time of the year. With Christmas just around the corner, finding the cheapest places to buy presents is a must… Hamleys has just released its list of 10 so-called ‘must-have’ toys for Christmas and, surprise, surprise, they aren’t cheap. Now, before I go any further, a quick reminder –...

How to bag a FREE £10 burger at GBK

Free burgers are music to my ears, and burger chain GBK has done some tasty burger giveaways in the past. And this one is no exception. On Monday 16 October, more than 4,000 free burgers are up for grabs at all 87 Gourmet Burger Kitchen restaurants nationwide (find your nearest). But you’ll need to be swift as...

Black Friday predictions

Black Friday 2017 is fast approaching, which means thousands of items will be reduced across major high street stores and at online retailers. It’s important to ensure you’re not sucked in by the hype though, and just buy things for the sake of it – we’ve seen plenty of dud deals in previous years with stores claiming blockbuster...

Share a name with a Lego Ninjago ninja? Get a free ticket to Legoland

You can high-kick your way to a cheap day out with this deal… if you’re lucky enough to have the same name as a ninja. From Fri 13 Oct until Mon 30 Oct, you can claim one free ticket to Legoland Windsor if you share your first name with one of the characters from the new Lego...