£10 off £40 spend at Lidl this weekend

This Fri 16 Nov, pick up a free Metro newspaper (in London only, see update above) and you'll find a coupon for £10 off a £40 spend. It’s valid at any Lidl supermarket nationwide (excluding Northern Ireland) from Fri 16 Nov until Thu 22 Nov. This is one of the strongest discounts we've seen at Lidl this year, with most offers being £5 off £40 spends. Metro newspapers are mostly found in train/bus stations in the mornings.

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.

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.

How to get FREE cat treats and other MeowneySaving pet tips

Cats are notorious for being picky. Chances are, if you buy that new food on offer your kitty won't eat it – but what if you could try it free? I asked my cat MSE Pudding to test some Meow-neySavingExpert tips, including free cat treats, food, and coupons, and we're listing her purr-furred options below.

Revealed. Hidden discounts in supermarkets’ fresh counters – up to 40% off meat, fish, cheese etc

In our recent blog series we’ve seen how supermarkets often sell the same or near-identical items at different prices in different sections of the same store, including baby aisle bargains and ‘world foods’ savings. Now we’ve uncovered hidden bargains on supermarkets’ fresh counters…

Oreo kiddin' me? Supermarket 'Thins' prices take the biscuit

If you've walked down the supermarket's biscuit aisle recently, you'll probably have seen 'Thins', sold by brands such as Oreo and McVitie's, seemingly offering an identical treat - other than the fact each biccie's a bit thinner than normal.

Find HIDDEN supermarket discounts in the ‘world foods’ section – up to 70% off herbs, spices, sauces & more

If you know where to look, you can often bag grocery items cheaper somewhere else in the same supermarket. We’ve already uncovered baby aisle bargains, how to avoid rip-offs in the free-from section and how you can save by crouching down. Now we’re unearthing secrets in the ‘world foods’ aisle…

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...

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...