Pay less for your pizza, burger and more when you order out. Including special codes for Deliveroo and Uber Eats.
Getting a takeaway isn’t money saving, but if you are going to order one (we all do from time to time), then it pays to find ways to bring down the total cost.
Below I’ve got a few tips to help you reduced the price, and also the top deals I’ve spotted.
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Ways to save money on takeaways
You can often avoid the fees that come with Deliveroo and Uber Eats by ordering direct from the restaurant. You might even find items are cheaper too!
If that fails and you are happy to pop out you can often save on delivery charges by picking up your order yourself.
Obviously you can do this when you order direct, but you might also be able to combine it with discount codes via the main takeaway apps.
Look for discount codes
It’s often possible to get codes to bring down the cost of your order – especially if you’re a new customer.
Keep an eye on your emails and app notifications as you often get send special offers by the big takeaway brands.
I’ll list the best special offers I spot below.
Use cashback sites
A few of the big takeaway brands are on Quidco and TopCashback. You can earn money back on purchases from Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Just Eat, Dominos and Pizza Hut.
If you’ve not used those sites before you can also nab up to £17 back as a welcome bonus, on top of the cashback you’ll earn for your takeaway purchase. Here’s more on getting those bonuses.
Delete the apps
If you tend to regret ordering a takeaway, adding a bit of friction can help you buy them less often. The easiest way is to delete the apps. Doing this doesn’t stop you ordering but it can take away temptation.
Deliveroo promo codes
If you’re tempted by Deliveroo’s Plus subscription, make sure you check out this review.
£10 off first Deliveroo order
Until 28th February, first-time Deliveroo users can save £10 off when they spend at least £15. Use the code WEGETFOOD.
£2.50 off your first four Deliveroo orders (£10 total)
This isn’t the greatest new customer offer, but it’s better than nothing. You’ll get £2.50 off each of your first four orders. However, there’s a minimum spend of £20 per order and the credit lasts 30 days. You need to go via this link.
Uber Eats promo codes
Check the app and your email for user specific codes that happen fairly regularly.
£10 off first Uber Eats order
Use the code eats-5ngkw and you’ll save £10 when you spend at least £15.
Just Eat discounts
20% off Just Eat on Tuesdays
Every Tuesday selected restaurants are part of a 20% off deal with Just Eat. In my experience the choice has been limited, but it all depends on where you live. It’s well worth checking.
Pizza Hut offers
50% off Pizza Hut via Tastecard
There’s a trick with Tastecard to get half-price pizza every day of the week at Pizza Hut. You simply need to get a Tastecard and there’s usually a three-month free trial.
50% off Dominos via Tastecard
Tastecard will also give you 50% off pizza every day of the week at most Dominos. Get a three-month free Tastecard here.