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I’ve been searching for the best deal on a hotel for our trip to Santander in northern Spain next month. I found a 15% discount code for ebookers – HOTELUK15, which saved me almost £57 on the price of the hotel. I don’t know for how long the code will be valid, but it’s a [...]
It’s quite annoying when you end up paying almost as much to park the car at the airport as you do for your flight. We’re flying from Edinburgh to Santander in northern Spain next month. Our tickets cost £54 return each. The flight departs at 06.20. There’s no way we could get to the airport [...]
The National Trust is offering free entry to many of their properties/sites in England this weekend, 20-21 April 2013. This is a great money saving offer, as adult entry to some of their sites costs more than £10. You need to download the free entry voucher on the National Trust website. The weather forecast for [...]
Virgin Money has a new infographic which illustrates just how much you could benefit in the future by reining in your spending now. The infographic illustrates that you could save up to £5,000 a year by making some lifestyle changes. Saving £5,000 a year for 10 years would net you a total of £55,090 (with [...]
Travelodge have £25 rooms for stays between 24 May – 2 June 2013 in their May Half Term 2013 sale. There are still some £19 rooms left for stays until 9 June 2013 in the Travelodge Spring Sale. Click here to check availability of these great value Travelodge promotional rate rooms.
This isn’t a April Fools joke. Tune Hotels is running a promotion with rooms for only £15 in four of their London hotels, Kings Cross, Westminster, Paddington and Liverpool St, for stays between 2-31 January 2014. You’ll be charged a payment processing fee, but if you pay by Visa Electron, this will only be 1% [...]
Talk about bad timing, our 13 year old fridge freezer packed in on Good Friday, meaning that due to the Easter holidays, the earliest day for the delivery of a replacement would be five days later. Our neighbours kindly stored our frozen food in their freezer. The unseasonably cold weather, with day time highs of [...]
I’m a huge fan of Home Bargains. Now I know some people say it’s hardly worth spending the time shopping around to save on food. I disagree as there are many products, including brand names, at Home Bargains which cost around half of what you’d pay in a supermarket. Below are a few price comparisons [...]
My misgivings about overhyped celebrations were confirmed when I read the Baines & Ernst infographic detailing the Cost of Celebrations. Oh dear, why do people get sucked into all of this? I suppose that there’s a fair amount of peer pressure associated with these love fests. If you don’t make a fuss of your loved [...]
I arrived at Charing Cross early for my site visit to the Guoman hotel, the venue for the Write on Finance Blog Up #2. I thought I’d have time to walk over the pedestrian bridge to pay my first ever visit to the South Bank Centre. I managed to find a seat at a small [...]