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Blog Special offer Money-Saving Tips for Affordable Adventures

Money-Saving Tips for Affordable Adventures

by May | Bonuses, Deals, Discounts, Family, Promotion, Special offer

With summer well and truly upon us, the urge to splurge for a holiday is everywhere. But the cost of living currently makes that difficult to do.  Here are some tips, tricks and offers that could help you save a little on your trip – everything from booking your holiday, to things you’ll need, and even some things to do.

Save on Booking:

Although not as applicable now, since we are so close to the summer, trying to book now for this summer would cost a fortune; these could be kept in mind for future trips, or to book now for an off-peak holiday to give yourself something to look forward to.

Compare Prices

This seems straight forward, but always compare prices. Try comparison sights like Skyscanner and Kayak for flights, or try direct to the airline as they might have an exclusive offer. For accommodation, there’s Airbnb, Booking.com and other such sites, or you could try a hostel or a home exchange (this is especially good if you have pets!)

And never underestimate you’re friendly neighborhood travel agent, they might be more expensive or they could have an incredible deal! It’s all just about hunting around for the thing that’s right for you.

Book Early/Off-Peak and be Flexible

Always try to book your holiday as far in advance as you possibly can! If you can avoid over summer holidays that will also help bring down the cost. If you’re looking at shorter city breaks, being flexible with days and flying on a Tuesday instead of a Friday could help save you some money too.

Suncream and Travel Toiletries:

If you are going somewhere hot, SPF is essential! We have some offers that could give you a good deal on your sunscreen and other small travel toiletries you might need for your trip.

Gruum – Free Premium Skincare Gift

We’ve partnered with our friends at grüum to bring you a fabulous offer. Claim a full-sized premium skincare product, worth up to £14, for FREE! Just pay for P&P. T&Cs apply.
One of the options is their daily defense lotion which is SPF 50.

Skin+Me – Personalized skincare for just £4.99 for your first month

Meet the customised solution that’s packed with powerful active ingredients – tell us about your skin, and we’ll create your personalised treatment. Use code PMP499 and start your skincare journey with Skin + Me today, for only £4.99 (usually £29.99). T&C’s apply.
They also do SPF as an option so this could be another way to stock up on your sun protection.

Topcashback – £10 cashback on a £10+ spend

New TopCashback members can get £10 Cashback on a £10+ spend on TopCashback with selected retailers. Simply click the “get cashback now” button to go to TopCashback, make your purchases from the selected retailers and shortly after you’ve made your transaction you will see the transaction in your TopCashback account. (T&C apply).
This Cashback offer not only will cover SPF and toiletries but any other things you might need for your trip as it covers a variety of stores.

Superdrug – 100% on spends under £10 with TopCashback

TopCashback are also offering all new members the chance to get 100% cashback on up to £10 at Superdrug. All you have to do is click through to TopCashback, click ‘Get cashback now’, complete your shop and enjoy! Offer expires at 31/07/2023 at 23:59pm.
Superdrug sell loads of those travel sized items for your holiday so if you’re not a TopCashback Member already this could help save you some money.

Save on things to do:

Free Walking Tours

These are a great way to explore the place you’re visiting for low to no cost. There are hundreds of companies that do this, just google free walking tour and the name of where you are visiting. They are free to book and attend and usually only ask for a small donation at the end of the tour if you enjoyed it. It’s a great activity if you want something to do, learn some history and find some places you might not have thought to visit on your own.

We have a few options if you are relaxing by the pool and need something to keep you busy. Whether you are a reader, a listener or a puzzler, we have some amazing offers to help you save on these rather than picking them up in a pricy shop in the airport.

Readly – 1 Month Free Trial

Unlimited Newspapers and Magazines for free! Get unlimited access to 7000+ magazines and newspapers. From food to tech, travel, interiors or news, there’s something for everyone. Cancel anytime, T&C’s apply.

Audible – 1 Month Free Trial

Join Audible’s first month for free trial. Listen to your audiobooks wherever you are with Audible’s free app. Download your books to listen at home, in the car or at the gym. Your first month is completely free, so take your pick from the world’s largest selection of audiobooks, regardless of price, including the latest best sellers. Download the free app and your audiobook will be waiting in your library. £7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Telegraph Puzzles – 1 Month Free Trial

Sharpen your wits when you subscribe to our Puzzles Subscription and gain access to the full range of our world-famous brain teasers. Your first month will be free, then you can play on for just £3.99 per month. You may cancel anytime.

These also help boost your bonus, which is just the cherry on the cake!

I hope some of these save you some money on your holidays. And if you are jetting off, don’t forget to set your account to holiday mode so that you’re entry is removed from the draws while you are away. Don’t forget to turn it off when you come back though!

Safe Travels and good luck in future draws,

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