summer saving tips days out

Summer Saving Tips: Days Out

Posted on 16 Jul 2021 Posted in  Tips & Updates, Travel
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The summer holidays… great for the kids, not good for your bank account! 6 weeks of entertaining is not easy, so we thought we’d make it easier with some ideas, where you can save some money too with cashback. There are brands you know have cashback, and some you probably never knew had cashback. Sit back and let us do your planning for you. Please do take note of each place's rules and regulations regarding how to stay safe and keep you enjoying the very best in the summer.

Great places to visit

Family Outdoor Trip

English Heritage

Visit over 400 historic monuments, buildings, and places with English Heritage. Get cashback on a membership, which you can pay for monthly, annually or for your lifetime! From 24th July across English Heritage sites there is a Summer Explorer event: explore the trail, find the missing stories, and crack the secret code.

You and the kids can get hands on with history at Kenilworth Castle, you can discover what it was like to live, work and fight in a real-life castle. Plus, on the 7th and 8th of August experience the Legendary Joust. Cheer on your champion, listen to merry music, join in with the jester’s jokes and learn about cookery and crafts from centuries ago.

Or there's the chance to celebrate 200 years of Victoria and Albert, visiting Osborne House. With a beach, fun playground and trails plus tasty snacks at the cafe or dining like kings and queens at the restaurant there is something to interest everyone and keep active.

You can also walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge, come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man and check out the visitor centre with 250 ancient objects.

National Trust

The whole family can have fun and save with the National Trust, get cashback on individual, family and joint memberships.

A visit to Sutton Hoo is well worth it. If you have ever watched The Dig then you will love digging into more knowledge and artefacts here where it is set. That will help you discover more about this very special place and unlock the stories of the people in its past.

There’s a summer of family fun at Anglesey Abbey, including becoming a moth and butterfly detective and tons to discover in the Hoe Fen Wildlife Discovery Area. There is no time for boredom.

At Bodnant Garden you can wander and take in the beautiful scenery and go on a hunt for different plants and smells. Then you can purchase some of your favourite flowers from the shop afterward to keep for yourself.

Theatre Tickets

Support the theatres now they are finally back open and allow your children to get engulfed in the magic of performing arts. Go see plays, musicals and comedy shows with a little cashback help from Theatre Tickets Direct. If you fancy heading to our capital then check out London Theatre Direct to set the stage for your magical trip out.

A new way to explore the city

city sightseeing

City Sightseeing are the world's leading open top bus tour operator with over 100 tours worldwide for you to choose from and 19 different tours right here in the UK.

There's no better way to see the heart of the destination you are visiting and with their hop on, hop off feature it’s a perfect way to travel around your chosen city. So, why not head to your nearest city and explore as a tourist with City Sightseeing, plus don’t forget to earn cashback when you book online.

The View from The Shard

The View from The Shard is one of London's premium attractions helping you see the most spectacular views of up to 40 miles at the top of Western Europe's tallest building. The cashback certainly helps towards taking in those views and deciding where next to pick to explore the city.

Discount London

Another one for our capital lovers is Discount London. Visit lots of London attractions with some helpful cashback including the Madame Tussauds, London Eye, London Dungeon & Tower Bridge, St. Pauls Cathedral and much more.

Fancy a thrill-filled summer?

Rollercoaster

If you’re a family are thrill seekers, then look no further than Drayton Manor or Go Ape.

Drayton Manor will have you laughing and screaming on some fab rollercoasters. There's over 100 rides and attractions and a 1-acre zoo, so you could even make a trip of it and stay over in the fun themed Drayton Manor Hotel rooms.

Go Ape is one of our on card offers which will make your little monkeys' enjoyment that little bit cheaper. All you have to do is register your card and then purchase through our page to get your cashback. Then just enjoy climbing to fun tree top heights and taking in the lovely view whilst swinging from tree to tree.

We also offer cashback on tickets at Ticketmaster, See Tickets, ATG Tickets and Attraction Tickets - so you can still get a good deal and have some amazing fun on your days out.

Where to stay?

Cosy Family Corner

If you need somewhere to stay while visiting new attractions, then we can help with that too. We offer cashback on over 250 hotel and accommodation brands including Secret Escapes, Booking.com and Hotels.com.

Insurance and Breakdown Cover

Family Car Trip

We hear you, this is potentially the last thing you are thinking about when faced with 6 weeks of tantrums and protests of needing more ice cream but hear us out.

Making sure you have the right level of cover will give you one less headache if something does go wrong. Check out our advice on breakdown cover before you go and our advice on travel insurance, you never know you could be really glad you did.

Consider checking out some of our top-notch insurance deals if you are planning a mini staycation. It is always best to make sure you are protected against any eventuality. We recommend comparing the best deals for some fab cashback on our Travel and Car Compare insurance tools before you make your mind up.

For more information on travel advice please do check out our travel advice blog which we try to update regularly to give you the most accurate information.

Savings on local activities, movie nights, food and more

Family Theatre

We know it’s not all about the day trips. Trips to the cinema, the local zoo and the soft play area all add up too. Here are 5 other ways to help you save this summer.

If you’re stuck for something to do make sure you check out Groupon. They offer deals in your local area for everything from crazy golf and adventure courses to discounts at your local pizza place. Book online to get your discount and cashback.

Why not keep the kids entertained all summer with a home entertainment streaming service. Try Disney+ and get not only a world of animation but also fantastic Marvel superhereos and get into some nature with National Geographic. If documentaries are your thing, then there is also CuriosityStream. There is every topic available from space exploration to mountain climbing, you will surely find something for everyone. It’s a win, win.

Cooking for six whole weeks, three meals a day can take its toll. With tastecard you can get 50% off food or 2 for 1 meals at over 6,000 restaurants nationwide meaning you can treat the kids and yourself for less. Plus, there is up to 33% off movies and up to 50% off attractions. Get cashback on a membership today.

Picniq are here to help busy parents plan great days out, you will find more than 4,000 suggestions of things to do with the family in the UK. They offer cashback and discounted tickets on museums, local attractions and so much more.

With discounts at your local farm, trampoline park, play centres and more, Little Bird is the perfect place to look if you’re after a discount on something to do in your local area. Get cashback on any online purchase including a family pass which will give you discounts on attractions, days out, cinema trips and restaurants.

Comments
HamishMurphy25 Jul 21 - 12:00 Bit too England based suggestions.
gshire16 Jul 21 - 14:18 Lovely summer weather
Casabranca16 Jul 21 - 13:25 So many ideas, how lucky are we?