My pick of the best offers and savings.
Every week I spend hours looking at discounts and deals to pick the good from the bad. I’ll only share ones which I think are worth considering – but remember you’re only saving money if you’re buying something you need and can afford.
Don’t forget to check out my Clever Cash Deals Instagram account. This is where I’ll share any flash offers that will have come and gone by the time this roundup is published.
This week’s deals
Amex Gold: £220 welcome offer
A brand new boosted sign-up offer launched this week for the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card.
It could be worth up to £220, plus this time there’s the chance to also win up to £200 in Amazon vouchers on top. Here’s more.
Hotel Chocolat: £5 VIP reward
If you’re a member of the free VIP Me reward scheme from Hotel Chocolat then check your app for a £5 reward. More here.
Costa & Caffe Nero: £5 extra on gift cards
There’s a free fiver when you buy a £20 gift card from both of these high street coffee shops. Here’s more.
Ocado: 25% off wine
Ocado has joined the multi-buy wine offer gang. Here’s more.
Sky Sports: £21 a month for six months via NOW
You can get cheaper Sky Sports this month in time to watch the Ashes. Here’s more.
Consumer Credit Awards: Vote for a chance to win £1,000
If you head over to the Smart Money People site and leave a review for a credit provider (so cards, loans, BNPL, credit scores etc), you’ll be put in a prize draw to win a £1,000 cash prize. Plus your vote/review will help others when they’re researchng products. Here’s more.
Savings: Up to £100 bonus
Put money away with Hargreaves Lansdown for at least six months and you can get a bonus of up to £100 on top of some decent short-term fixed rates such as 4.8% from Kent Reliance for half a year. Here’s more.
Savings: 3.91% easy access & 5.52% 1 year fix
More increases this week across all types of accounts. There’s now 3.91% on easy access from Shawbrook and 5.52% in a one-year, from Castle Community Bank and 5.51% in 18 month and two-year fix from Allica Bank. Here’s more.
Be a seat filler and get cheap tickets
If you’re looking for cheap things to do this summer, then seat filling can be a huge money saver.
Every year there are a number of festivals and outdoor events listed for a fraction of a ticket’s face value, as well as indoor talks, plays and comedy shows. Here are the best ones to explore.