Freebie Friday: this week's discounts, deals and freebies


Freebie Friday

It may officially be autumn now, but that's no excuse to stay tucked up under the bedcovers, crying into your hot chocolate. We have all the freebies and discounts you need to ensure you can eat, drink and be merry without it costing you a penny.

Plus there's a great excuse to start thinking about Christmas.

Free Grand Designs

If you have grand designs for your home, you can get some inspiration for free. The Grand Designs Live exhibition is on tour and coming to the Birmingham NEC from Friday 4 October to Sunday 6 October. The users of have posted the code GDLSUB13 which will get you a free ticket.

Free pint

It's Cask Ale Week - (which actually lasts nine days from today but why split hairs?). To celebrate, a number of cask ale brands are offering a free pint from one of 700 cask ale pubs in the country. Just enter your email address and you'll have a voucher emailed to you. You can also enter your postcode to find your nearest participating pub.

Free £20 to spend in restaurants

Eagle-eyed users of have found a deal where you can sign up for a Club Individual card and as soon as you activate it, they'll credit you with £20 on the card to spend in any branch of Piccolino, Zinc or The Restaurant bar and grill. The card itself is just a loyalty card, with some member benefits like free wifi in the restaurants and a free magazine.

50% off jewellery

The first of the Christmas codes are in. is running a deal offering 50% off everything until 21st of October through vouchercodespro. Just enter XMASFLASH at the checkout, and you'll get the discount. Brands on the site include Pandora and Links of London.

25% off at Whistles

If you buy a copy of Grazia this week, you'll get a code to use online at Whistles and a voucher to use in store. Both will get you 25% off until 7 October, and if you buy online delivery will be free. The magazine costs £1.70 - so as long as you were planning to spend over £6.80 it's worth buying the magazine.

30% off mains at Ask

Restaurants always seem to have deals on the go, and typically they exclude Saturdays on the grounds that this is the day you're most likely to want to use them. However, sometimes the deal is so generous that we'll forgive them everything. Until 8th October, Ask is offering 30% off main courses through vouchercloud.