The household budget pinches out the zest and zeal of any festivity. This Christmas if you are worried about covering the cost of Christmas, don’t want to get in a debt hangover it is possible to cut the expenses without cutting the fun. Follow the golden rules and enjoy a jovial festive time. Well, ask a money saving expert!
Scrape off the gift list
Just sit with your family and seriously decide the subject of presents. Save money, don’t go on and exchange presents and set a proper price limit for family presents. Maybe specially have it for children.
Maximum use of vouchers
Save money this Christmas and go on a hunt to dig out elusive gift vouchers. Make the most of any reward points you will earn on the other loyalty cards such as Boots Advantage, Tesco Clubcard and Sainsbury’s Nectar.
Try Switching Markets
Festive items can be expensive so make the most out of the various discounted supermarkets such as Lidl or Aldi. These German supermarkets do stock good quality festive delicacies such as gingerbread treat. Know how to save money and try out the Christmas puddings; it does beat the more expensive brands.
Don’t buy too much
Let’s not try and waste food and show-off a plentiful spread. Don’t overcook many dishes and delicacies that will get you a truck-load of groceries. Such tips to save money might help you.
Cut the drinks bill
It’s free flowing alcohol that can cost a good amount. You can get inexpensive drinks at various supermarkets throughout the country including specialist wine sellers.
Get On eBay
Not to buy, to sell your haul and it’s time to decide what has to go. Selling your old things could get some money for you. It does require some effort and you need to put up a pic, list them. For book selling, Amazon is probably the best choice.
Get paid to shop
If you prefer to do your Christmas shopping at home, there are ways to earn cashback from your online purchase. Using such a website such as Topcashback or Quidco is easy. Just create an account and use the site to access high street online retailers.
Discount prices for designer brands
If you know where to hunt, do not compromise on your favourite brands when trying to save money. If you prefer shopping online, there are clearance and outlet stores where you can buy products like Marks and Spencer and Next.
Cut your postage costs
Do you have a trained dove to deliver your post? Maybe be trained but may not deliver post, nor we have elves to cut delivery cost. Discount couriers can be cost-effective and cheaper than Royal mail when you are sending large packets.
Save money on Twitter
Facebook addicts and twitter lovers can save money through these by keeping in touch and saving money. You can type in money saving or other frugal term and connect those who share their cost-cutting tips. You can follow large retailers such as Amazon, Debenhams, eBay and they tweet about the on-going offers and latest deals.
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