The Bargain Hunter: Lovefilm's free 30-day DVD trial

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Rainy weekend? Why not spend it curled up in front of the latest DVD releases? Lovefilm is offering a free, 30-day trial, plus a £15 John Lewis voucher, to all new members. There are no late fees or long-term contracts with Lovefilm, which provides free, first-class post for Britain's largest range of DVDs, blu-rays and video games, as well as instant television, laptop, iPad, Playstation and Xbox downloads. Visit for details.

Discount breaks for Bank Holiday

If you fancy a last-minute, Bank Holiday break, I'd suggest checking out the ever-reliable, where you're bound to find some serious savings. The discount site boasts an exclusive code entitling you to 30 per cent off trips booked with Just enter the code MVCR0APRIL at the checkout while booking your holiday. This offer ends at midnight on Monday.

Save ethically with People Tree

Giving yourself a treat while doing good for others may sound too good to be true, but at People Tree it's a reality. The ethical fashion label has up to 75 per cent off in its mid-season sale and, at the risk of sounding like my mother, there are seriously trendy designs on offer. If you spend more than £70, you'll get free delivery anywhere in the UK. You can find the sale at and People Tree's mission statement at

Tesco reduces price of Ray-Bans

Finally, we may not be seeing much sunshine at the moment, but, fingers crossed, we'll have plenty of use for sunglasses when summer actually arrives. Good news then that Tesco Opticians is selling what are likely to be to cheapest Ray Ban sunglasses selection on the high street. All the vintage designs are available, including the Aviator and Wayfarer, and all have been reduced to £79. The sale runs until Monday 14 May.