Bargain Hunter: Pack up for a late deal

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Despite a blazing start, the British summer appears to have descended into the kind of predictable unpredictability that ensures half the population are flicking through travel brochures by early August, desperate for a final blast of summer sun. Thankfully, has a sale offering “millions” of unsold summer trips at up to 70 per cent off. There are family holidays in Majorca, pictured below, all-inclusive deals in Turkey and even luxury breaks in the Caribbean. to find the best deal for you visit:

Small is beautiful

The online fashion store M&M Direct has launched an “under £5” section on its website. The aim of the micro-site is pretty obvious but you may |be surprised by some of the levels |of reduction. Popular items so far include a woman’s Canterbury T-shirt, down from £28 to £3.83, a girl’s Playboy scarf, reduced from £20 to £2.13, and a Icon key chain down from £8 to just 63p. Find the full list here:

Carry on camping

If you’re planning a late summer camping trip, I strongly advise you pick up your tent at Blacks. The outdoor specialist’s website currently has up to 70 per cent off tents, including items by Eurohike, Berghaus, Outwell and Vango. The full range can be found at, with prices starting at £29.99.

Tuck in to big discounts

It has been a while since I included a printable restaurant coupon in this column but the popularity of these discounts rarely seems to decline. is usually the best place to go for this type of deal and it is currently running two-for-one offers at Pizza Express, Wildwood, Yates, Zizzi and La Rueda – not to mention drink discounts, reduced dishes and general savings in plenty of other restaurants. You can find the coupons at: