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Slash that big-screen spending with sweet movie deals on cinema essentials


A TRIP to the movies could soon be back on the cards as more of the big-name cinemas reopen their doors.

But the cost of tickets, drinks and snacks can often be a horror show. So whether it’s a romantic date or family outing you are after, let’s see if we can slash that big-screen spending.

Slash that big-screen spending with sweet movie deals on cinema essentials

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Slash that big-screen spending with sweet movie deals on cinema essentialsCredit: Shutterstock

FREEBIE FILM: As part of our Bounce Back Britain campaign and to celebrate the reopening of cinemas in England, Sun Savers has teamed up with Cineworld to offer two free tickets to its cinemas.

See The Sun on Sunday this week for details of how to claim your free tickets — you do need to be a Sun Saver and will need to collect four Sun Savers codes between Sunday and Friday, August 7.

SWEET DEAL: Choccies and pick ’n’ mix are a must-have at the cinema but you can make big savings with a DIY goodie bag.

Head to Tesco where three bags of various sweets cost £1, usually 40p each. Bags of Maynards Wine Gums or Jelly Babies are £1 there, down from £1.48. Then let the kids fill up sandwich bags.

SAVING: 48p on Maynards

See The Sun on Sunday this week for details of how to claim your free cinema tickets

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See The Sun on Sunday this week for details of how to claim your free cinema ticketsCredit: Shutterstock

TWO FOR ONE: If you prefer watching a DVD rather than being part of a download or subscription service, head to Tesco where you can nab two DVDs for the price of one, with the cheapest free.

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You can sell used DVDs on sites such as MusicMagpie.co.uk.

NO LOSS ON LENSES: To make your own 3D lenses, head to thesprucecrafts.com to download a paper template. Print this off and cut out your glasses.

Colour in two squares on a ziplock plastic bag (or plastic sheet), one in red and one in blue using permanent marker. Stick in as the lenses. It really works.

SKY’S THE LIMIT: If you love films, look into getting a Sky Cinema Pass with Now TV. It is currently offering a free seven-day trial, usually £11.99 a month. Plus, you can make your films cinema-worthy by buying a portable projector.

I like the one available at Luckies.co.uk, £17.95 with free delivery — a bargain compared to the popular Kodak Ultra Mini Portable Projector, selling for £179.99 at Amazon.co.uk.

SAVE: £162.04 on projector

Deal of day

Save £18 on the Remington gift pack at The Range

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Save £18 on the Remington gift pack at The Range

REMINGTON Complete Hair gift pack at therange.co.uk, down from £59.99 to £41.99. It has a curling wand, dryer, straighteners and a brush.

SAVE: £18

Cheap treat

Grab a pepperoni pizza for just £1.75 at Tesco

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Grab a pepperoni pizza for just £1.75 at Tesco

TESCO Stonebaked pizzas are half price. Grab a pepperoni one for just £1.75, down from £3.50.

SAVE: £1.75

  • All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Top swap

The Disney Princess My First Tri Scooter is £22 at Halfords

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The Disney Princess My First Tri Scooter is £22 at Halfords

THE Disney Princess My First Tri Scooter, is £22 at Halfords, but you can get a very similar scooter, for £16.99 at Argos.

SAVE: £5.01

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Why not go for this cheaper alternative for £16.99 at Argos

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Why not go for this cheaper alternative for £16.99 at Argos

Giselle’s little helper

THIS weekend it pays to be tidy – if you head to Southend seafront today, or Edinburgh or Blackpool beaches tomorrow, look out for the Deliveroo team.

They’re on a mission to clean up UK beaches and if you can find them, they’ll buy a cleared-up bucket of rubbish from you with a £10 Deliveroo credit note.

My SunSavers fiver

LYNDA ARMITAGE of Cleethorpes, Lincs, says: “We used our Sun Savers fivers for a year’s subscription to Amazon Prime.”

  • Send your Savers fiver stories to sunsavers.co.uk/fivers and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.

Shop & save

I Heart Malbec is just £5.50 a bottle at Morrisons

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I Heart Malbec is just £5.50 a bottle at Morrisons

I ALWAYS like to try new wines when they come on sale. Enjoy a glass of I Heart Malbec with your dinner tonight.

It’s just £5.50 a bottle at Morrisons.

HOT RIGHT NOW

PLUSNET has reduced broadband prices for new customers, who get it for £17.99, down from £23.99 a month.

Offer valid until August 4.

Play now to win £15,000 on The Sun Raffle

JOIN thousands of readers taking part in The Sun Raffle.

Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £15k monthly Raffle.

There is no limit to how many tickets you can collect.

So the more you enter, the better your chances.

To take part go to sunsavers.co.uk or open the Sun Savers app.

Then opt in to each month’s Raffle by clicking “Yes!” when prompted and start collecting the Sun Savers codes printed daily in the paper.

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Every time you scan or enter a code into Sun Savers, you get a Raffle ticket in the £15k Raffle.

Not yet a Sun Savers member?

Just go to sunsavers.co.uk or find “Sun Savers” in the app store to get started.

Fancy a free fiver?

Download our easy Sun Savers app and quickly scan your code using your smartphone.

Or go online and enter your code at sunsavers.co.uk.

With Sun Savers, we give you the best hacks, deals and tips to save money every single day.

TO JOIN: Don’t worry, folks — joining takes just 30 seconds, in three steps.

  • PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
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