10 vouchers to rescue you from nasty surprises

Sarah Coles

By this stage in January we're all feeling the pinch, and while we're fairly practiced at squeezing the life out of our last few pennies at the supermarket, we have far more trouble when faced with the big occasional expenses that come out of the blue. Fortunately we have ten vouchers that can help.

AA breakdown cover
If your breakdown cover is up for renewal at this time of the year, it's often the last thing your budget needs. Fortunately, if you use the AA, you can get a voucher when you sign up through this link. The deal gives you a £50 Love2shop voucher when you spend £145. You can spend this in 30 different shops - including Boots and Argos - which should help you keep on top of your shopping budget.

If your old curtains and blinds cannot last another month - and you don't fancy enduring a cold snap without this insulation for your windows - you can get 30% off all curtains and blinds at Homebase when you click through this link.

Scotts of Stow
There's never a worse time for the sofa to collapse, or the rug to be destroyed by your enthusiastic offspring. However, if you're planning to buy your replacements from Scotts of Stowe, you can get £10 off any order of £90 with this code.
Pet Supermarket
Sometimes it's the smallest and furriest member of the family who throws a spanner into your budget. If your dog has chewed its bed to pieces, or just requires another enormous quantity of expensive food, you can get 15% off your first order from Pet Supermarket using this exclusive code.

Churchill Insurance
If it's your pet's insurance policy dragging your budget out of shape, then you'll need to shop around for the best deal, but one decent place to start is the 20% discount you can get from Churchill when you click through this link.

Ernest Jones
If you have presents to buy for demanding friends or family, you can click through this link for up to 50% off luxury watches. There's no pretending that this will suddenly make these high-end designers a low-cost option. However, you can slash the price of watches from the likes of Hugo Boss and Armani - taking the price of a £199 watch to £95.

If your friends are a little less demanding, you can buy them something even more affordable than usual from Accessorize, because there's 50% off all jewellery when you follow this link.

Bon Marche
If there's some sort of wardrobe crisis: your winter boots start letting water in or your swimming costume finally loses all sense of elastication, then this exclusive code from Bon Marche could come in handy. It gives you 15% off your first order over £25 .

If your crisis is specifically scarf-related, then you can get 30% off all scarves at East when you click through this link.

Finally, if you're a First: Utility costumer, then you can earn yourself a highly useful £20 gift card by recommending a friend through this link. When they sign up, you'll get your money, and if your friend hasn't switched in a while they could make a decent saving too - so everyone's a winner!

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