Bargain Hunter: Make a saving following in the steps of super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes
If you want more Sherlock Holmes after last Sunday's final episode, there's a Walking Tour of London where fans can visit locations featured in the Benedict Cumberbatch BBC drama. It also goes to places featured in the movie adaptations with Robert Downey Jr, and those featured in Arthur Conan Doyle's books. The walk is held on Saturdays at 11am between February and October, and by booking ahead you can save 5 per cent on the gate price, cutting the cost from £12 to £11.30 for adults and from £10 to £9.40 for children. Details at www.365tickets.co.uk
How rail travellers can save on their shopping
Several train companies are providing cheaper deals at the moment. For instance, Southeastern has a January sale, discounting off-peak tickets by 10 per cent when bought online. The offer, from www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/sale, includes a partnership with the Ashford Designer Outlet, which is also offering Southeastern customers an extra 10 per cent off at more than 40 of its stores.
Get in early for a great deal on hiring a car
January is the best time of year to book your summer car hire, according to iCarhireinsurance.com. It says that in 2013 a traveller booking in January saved an average of £154, compared with those who booked in April 2013 – while some saved as much as £562 by booking early.
Win a family holiday break in Florida with Tesco Baby
Parents can win a family holiday to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando in the latest Tesco Baby event. The event is in-store and online and offers deals on nappies, baby wipes and shampoo. Parents can enter the competition via www.tesco.com/babyclub or through Twitter@TescoBabyClub
Cut the cost of childcare and the school run online
Parents are also being targeted by a new online network, Kiddidrop.com, which has been designed to help reduce the childcare and travelling costs associated with the school run.
Cheaper energy deals with Comparethemarket app
Comparethemarket.com has launched a new iPhone app to help people find cheaper energy deals. Download Snapt from iTunes and then use it to take a picture of your energy bill. Comparethemarket then promises to find the best energy tariff within 10 minutes.
Track down travel cashback bargains on your holiday
TopCashback has launched a Travel Hub – at www.topcashback.co.uk/cashback-travel – to help people track down travel cashback deals. The hub will run until 9 February and include deals from retailers such as Expedia and Hilton Hotels.
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