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Save money this summer with these great tips…

July 24th 2014
By: Melanie

There are so many ways you can save money these summer holidays, so here is a summary of the top tips provided by Martin Lewis on Good Morning:  
 
If you are traveling by train this summer then why not check out the family and friends rail card http://www.familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/ it costs £30 for one year or £70 for three years, allowing you to save up to 1/3 off adult fares, 60% off if your child is aged between five and fifteen years old. If you also use this code CONMID10 you will also be able to save 10% off your railcard, just add it to the offer box when purchasing your rail card. For the full terms and conditions please visit http://www.familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/using-your-card/railcard-terms-conditions/. This rail card will also enable you to make other savings such as holidays up to 40% off if you book a holiday at Haven.
 
Mega Bus - http://uk.megabus.com/ you can do a return trip with Mega bus for as little as £2.50, check out their website for all their latest deals.
 
Hotels – try Travelodge’s summer sale you can stay across the UK excluding London and Northern Ireland, for up to £29 per night, Travelodge have around 170,000 hotels on offer at the moment. http://www.travelodge.co.uk/deals
 
To check out the best deals on hotels try out sites such as Trivago – this site collates information from lots of other websites such as Bookings.com, Expedia and so forth.
 
Start earning points on International Hotels by joining the Intercontinental rewards scheme, where you can also benefit from up to 30% off the hotel’s normal prices. Check out their website @ http://www.ihg.com/hotels/gb/en/reservation?scmisc=header_hi
 
Another option would be staying in a youth hostel or university room, check out universityrooms.com.
 
Trade in your supermarket vouchers for days out.
 
For this summer’s cheap days out then check out http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/deals/cheap-days-out
 
Source: Good Morning