With budgets tight at the moment, it’s hard to get out and about with the family. Well here are our top 5 tips to make the most of our time for less.
Save Money On Top Attractions
A lot of the big stores offer great vouchers and discounts to get you into theme parks across the country such as Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Legoland. Check out what your clubcard and nector points can get you, by checking out their websites before you travel. Bear in mind that these can take a couple of days to arrive though, so always check in advance.
If you’re looking for something to do that costs nothing at all, then why not consider all of the free attractions available across the country. Trips such as to museums or galleries can be free of charge a lot of the time and also a bit educational for the kids. The Natural History Museum and the Science Museum are great examples of these and are fun for the kids.
If you’re looking for something further afield than London, then other free museums are the National Museum of Cardiff and the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.
Enjoy Being Outdoors
I know that the weather can be a bit unpredictable in the UK, but if we have a rare day of sunshine then you could make the most of the beautiful countryside. Across the UK there are 15 free National Parks to explore.
Eating Out On A Budget
If you fancy taking the family out for a meal, then you don’t have to break the bank. There are load of apps now which can offer you discounts and vouchers which you can either show to them on your phone or print off before you leave.
Cinema On The Cheap
If the weather isn’t on your side, the cinema could be a great way to take the family out together. However, usually they can be a costly affair, but luckily many big chains offer great deals such as Kids AM at Vue and special screening for kids from Odeon. Check out their websites for more information.