Crouching down, hidden bargain – how looking low can save on your supermarket shop

Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...

Don’t overpay in the free-from aisle – find hidden bargains instead

If you’re gluten-free, wheat-free or have coeliac disease you’ll know the cost of free-from food adds up, but if you know where to look in the same supermarket, you could make big savings without compromising on ingredients. This is the latest in our supermarket aisle secrets series – in the last couple of weeks, we’ve uncovered world foods discounts, and baby aisle...

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,...

MoneySaving Ikea hacks – incl free coffee, beat queues & ‘try before you buy’

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,...

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...

There’s a Sainsbury’s 10x Nectar boost this weekend… but sudden PRICE INCREASES could leave you out of pocket

There’s been a lot of hype about the Sainsbury’s 10x Nectar loyalty points boost this weekend  – where you’ll get 10 points for every £1 spent in store till Monday 1 May. Sounds good, but might you actually be left short-changed? I’ve done some digging and what I’ve found suggests you could actually be left out of pocket shopping at Sainsbury’s...

EXPIRED – Extreme code-stacking trick to get up to £60 of Sainsbury’s shopping ‘free’ (or you could make an 80p PROFIT)

MSE Update Thu 5 May 1.25pm: This blog was first published last week, so please note some of the offers may have ended. We’ve kept the blog live for reference. I’ve seen some big discounts in my time, but even I was left speechless when I stumbled upon this trick to get £60 of online Sainsbury’s shopping FREE. As...

Amazon Prime Now trick: London or West Midlands postcode gets you £10 off £30 spend (eg, £32 FIFA 16)

If you're buying something from Amazon for £30 or more, until 20 Nov, there's a smart way you might be able to save £10 by using the Amazon Prime Now app.

EXPIRED – Amazon Prime Now trick: London or Birmingham postcode gets you £20 off £50 spend (eg, £38 Apple TV, £40 Kindle)

If you're buying something from Amazon for £50 or more, until 30 Sep, there's a smart way you might be able to save £20 by using the Amazon Prime Now app.

B&Q clearance sale – can you find, eg, £35 deck lighting for £12, £110 glazed door £50, £6 spanner 85p?

Right now, there’s a massive B&Q clearance sale* happening. If it turns out to be anything like the same sale last year (you might remember the wheelbarrows scanning through the tills at £5), it’ll surely be very popular with any MoneySaving DIY-ers. Go quick if you’re after something in particular, as the clearance stock’s different in every store and won’t be...

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