Bargain Hunter: Travelodge offers free night's stay on 30th wedding anniversary getaways

Travelodge is celebrating its own 30-year anniversary, while Stena Line is offering car crossings from Harwich to the Hook of Holland from £49 one-way

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Do you know anyone celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary this year? If so, they qualify for a free night's stay at any of Travelodge's 504 UK hotels. The company has made the offer to celebrate its own 30-year anniversary.

Travelodge spokeswoman Shakila Ahmed said: "For a romantic getaway, we have hotels right across the UK in city centres, coastal hotspots and locations such as York, Durham, Bath or the Cotswolds. We also have hotels in grade-II listed buildings across the UK, such as in London, Edinburgh, Brighton, Leeds and Liverpool."

To qualify for the free night, couples need to register before 30 June at 30thweddinganniversary They will need to send proof of being married for 30 years in 2015 before being handed their free night's stay.

High time for a trip to the Low Countries

Ferry company Stena Line is offering car crossings from Harwich to the Hook of Holland from £49 one-way plus a 10 per cent discount on cabins. Full details at or call 08447 70 70 70.

On your marks: M&S offers voucher after purchase

You can get a £20 M&S voucher if you spend £50 or more on a single purchase at before the end of Sunday.

The offer includes deals on the site such as UK getaways and days out as well as white goods and gadgets. Specific offers worth £50 or more include a four-star hotel stay in London with theatre tickets, a 9-inch DJC Touchtab Lite tablet bundle and a Hoover Blaze bagless vacuum cleaner.

To get the voucher you must buy through the site by 23:59 on Sunday 14 June.

Savvy winners know their 50 Cent from their 33p

Last week we offered you the chance to win a copy of new personal finance book Money Made Easy, published by Harriman House at £10.99. To be in with a chance of winning you had to answer the question: if the US rapper 50 Cent had been born British, what might his name have been, based on current exchange rates? (a) 33p (b) 50p (c) 66p?

Most of you knew – or worked out – that the answer was (a) 33p. The 10 winners who will be sent the book by the publisher are: Barbara Kennedy, Radford; David Cox, Beverley; Robert Boston, West Malling; Ben Hull, Newcastle; Tom Murphy, Bury; Adrian Brodkin, London; Peter Marsh, Swanage; David Boulton, Peterborough; Bob Gill, Middlewich; and Julia Butler, Paisley.

Get the deal Dad wants this Father's Day

Father's Day falls this year on Sunday 21 June and to avoid it becoming too expensive a business, check out a list prepared by parents' site Play Pennies of where to get free meals, pints and more for dads at

Travel in style with a Eurostar upgrade

If you're heading to Europe on the train, move fast to get a cheaper upgrade. Eurostar is offering 30 per cent off Standard Premier fares booked by 23 June. Details at

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