Make waves with these bargain pools as the heatwave is about to hit Britain

OUR summer may have gone off the boil but according to the forecasters the weather is due to warm up – and we’re in for a hot weekend. 

But cooling down in the heat need not mean splashing the cash.

Enjoy the heatwave with these bargain pools


Enjoy the heatwave with these bargain poolsCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Sales of paddling pools on Amazon have soared in the past few weeks amid hopes of  scorching summer weather like we had early last month.

But don’t dip into your savings. These pools are sure to swim-press . . . 

THE TINY SPLASH PAD. If you have little ones about, you can get a little three-ring pool from Aldi for £5.99. You can choose from either Mickey Mouse or Disney Princess. It’s great for kids from the age of two upwards. 

It is also cheaper than the Intex three-ring pool sold at Sports Direct for £12.99.

SAVE: £7

THE FAMILY/PURSE-FRIENDLY POOL. Instead of paying £34.99 for the Bestway rectangular family pool at, get the similar Kid Connection pool from Asda for £25. 

It’s a great size — and I can barely tell the difference between the two of them.

SAVE: £9.99

THE SPEEDY SET-UP. The Bestway 10ft Fast Set inflatable pool is quick and easy to set up. You can bag it at ­ for £54.99. 

Or to save cash and garden space you can get the slightly smaller 6ft version for only £24.99 at

SAVE: £30

THE LITTLE EXTRAS. Pump up your ­inflatable pool for less with the Sothat electric air pump on Amazon for £8.72.

You can also get the Bestway chemical dispenser on Amazon. It is a great way to keep your pool free of bacteria and saves on having to empty and refill your pool. Amazon has it for £2.18, the cheapest I’ve seen.

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If you need the chlorine tablets to put inside the ­dispenser, get a pack of ten at for £9.99.

Deal of day

Get a Goodfella's pizza as part of a meal deal at Nisa all for a fiver


Get a Goodfella’s pizza as part of a meal deal at Nisa all for a fiver

FILL your freezer at Nisa. Get a Goodfella’s pizza, Birds Eye Chicken Popstars, McCain potato wedges, garlic bread and a box of Magnum ice creams, for an amazing £5 when bought together. Nisa one!

SAVING: £8.73

Cheap treat

Get your KFC fix with Chicken Tuesdays


Get your KFC fix with Chicken Tuesdays

KFC Chicken Tuesdays are back! Get nine pieces of original-recipe chicken for just £5.99 every Tuesday until August 18. You clucky devils!

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Top swap

This orange bath towel form John Lewis is £13


This orange bath towel form John Lewis is £13
A similar one is on sale at Dunelm for just £8


A similar one is on sale at Dunelm for just £8

BRING summer into the bathroom with a bright orange bath towel. I like this £13 towel from John Lewis but found a similar one on sale at Dunelm for just £8, down from £18.

SAVE: £5

Giselle’s little helper

IF you didn’t manage to get your hands on Aldi’s sell-out egg chair, check out furniture specialist Briq.

You can pre-order its own egg chair for £189, with delivery dates available in August (

Shop & save

Save on the Status CoolBreeze tower fan at Home Bargains


Save on the Status CoolBreeze tower fan at Home Bargains

KEEP cool with the Status CoolBreeze tower fan from Home Bargains. It is currently £19.99, down from £26.99.

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SAVE: £7

Get two FREE tickets to Alton Towers Resort worth more than £110

SUN Superdays is back . . . and you can get two FREE tickets to the awesome Alton Towers Resort worth more than £110.

With over 40 rides and attractions, Alton Towers Resort is Britain’s Greatest Escape.

Here's how to win two FREE tickets to Alton Towers Resort worth more than £110


Here’s how to win two FREE tickets to Alton Towers Resort worth more than £110

Get ready to take on the Resort’s choice of head-spinning, heart-pounding, world-class rollercoasters, like Wicker Man, Oblivion and The Smiler. This year the Resort celebrates four decades of “the Power of the Towers”, with a series of events including the brand new Oktoberfest.

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