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Enjoy a great day out at Thorpe Park with our top money-saving tips


SUPERDAYS is back – and this time we’re bringing you two free tickets to Thorpe Park.

With restrictions expected to ease further in the coming weeks, it looks like it could finally be time to enjoy our family days out to theme parks to the full.

Just ride and enjoy the day by spending less on a trip to Thorpe Park

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Just ride and enjoy the day by spending less on a trip to Thorpe ParkCredit: Reuters

And what could be better than saving even more dosh?

Here are my favourite ways to make the most of your big day.

TIME SAVER: Time is money, so don’t waste it.

If you’re heading to a theme park, now they’re open, let your kids pick the rides they want to enjoy on the way.

Also, plot which route you’ll take around the park — this means you’ll get the most enjoyment for your money.

Many theme parks, including Thorpe Park Resort, have a handy free app you can download before you go, which also has a map and ride times.

IT PAYS TO BE A SAVER: There will be plenty of extra deals for Sun Savers when it comes to your Thorpe Park Superday — just check out your Sun Savers wallet once booking opens.

There’s everything from discounted doughnuts to cheaper unlimited drinks and cute sloth toys.

PREP AND SAVE: Prepping snacks can be a money saver for the drive there and packing for all weathers can save mad dashes to find a shop selling brollies on the day.

For packed lunches, if you head to Wilko now you can find handy food- storage boxes from around £1.50.

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Dunelm also has a handy pack of three monochrome snack lunchboxes for £2.80, down from £4.

CHEAP DRINKS: Bring your own water bottles into the park to fill up for free at fountains dotted around the resort.

This will keep you hydrated between visits to vendors and keeps costs down as you won’t need to buy so many drinks.

TRAVEL TOGETHER: Parking for many attractions can be pre-booked online or paid on the day.

If going with family or friends, it may be worth car-pooling — if there’s space! — to split parking and petrol costs.

  • Prices on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day

Get a free mini 2cl Cold Brew coffee liqueur with a bottle of Jagermeister at Tesco for £18

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Get a free mini 2cl Cold Brew coffee liqueur with a bottle of Jagermeister at Tesco for £18

COFF up for this!

Pick up a 70cl bottle of Jagermeister from Tesco for £18 and get a free mini 2cl Cold Brew coffee liqueur.

Cheap treat

Lindt Lindor strawberries-and-cream chocolate truffles are just £4 at Sainsbury’s

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Lindt Lindor strawberries-and-cream chocolate truffles are just £4 at Sainsbury’s

ENJOY a box of Lindt Lindor strawberries-and-cream chocolate truffles for £4 at Sainsbury’s. Usually £5.

SAVE: £1

What’s new?

BOOTS’ Big Payday event has some brilliant deals.

Save up to 20 per cent online, 15 per cent in store on selected premium beauty products and £15 when you spend £75 on fragrance.

It might be a good time to think about stocking up on some presents.

Top swap

The FloraBest party-table ice bucket now in store at Lidl for £49.99...

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The FloraBest party-table ice bucket now in store at Lidl for £49.99…
But studio.co.uk has a similar ice bucket for just £29.99

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But studio.co.uk has a similar ice bucket for just £29.99

OUTDOOR events just got better with the FloraBest party-table ice bucket now in store at Lidl for £49.99.

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But I have discovered this party ice bucket from studio.co.uk for £29.99.

Both great prices – it just depends how much space you have.

SAVE: £20

Giselle’s little helper

IT’S cocktail weekend at Frankie & Benny’s.

Get two-for-one across all their cocktails until Monday.

That means you can get two of these candyfloss prosecco cocktails for £6.40 instead of the usual £12.80.

I’ll definitely have to pop along.

Shop and save

Try pineapple-and-coconut flavoured gin at Co-op

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Try pineapple-and-coconut flavoured gin at Co-op

YOU can now get pineapple-and-coconut flavoured gin at Co-op.

It is usually £15 but you can buy for £14 until August 4.

Perfect for summer drinks and parties.

Hot right now

THE Topshop maternity range has up to 40 per cent off at asos.com.

Play now to win £100 on The Sun Raffle

JOIN thousands of readers taking part in The Sun Raffle.

Every month we’re giving away £100 to 250 lucky readers – whether you’re saving up or just in need of some extra cash, The Sun could have you covered.

Every Sun Savers code entered equals one Raffle ticket. The more codes you enter, the more tickets you’ll earn and the more chance you will have of winning!

To take part go to sunsavers.co.uk or open the Sun Savers app.

With Sun Savers, we give you the best hacks, deals and tips to save money every single day.

TO JOIN: Don’t worry, folks — joining takes just 30 seconds, in three steps.

  • PRICES on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
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