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Wallet friendly fun

Aimee Cavener

Written by Aimee Cavener, marketing advisor

Go and see the latest film

A lot of cinema’s offer discounted kids tickets, especially over school holidays. 

  • Cineworld offer ‘movies for juniors’ discounted weekly screenings of kids films. Prices start at £2.50
  • Odeon also do kids screenings where adult tickets are at kids prices
  • Vue mini mornings screenings give adults and kids the chance to see family films from £2.49 per ticket

Plan a board game session

Host a board games session with small prizes for winners. A great way to entertain kids at a low cost. Remember to check local charity shops if you need some new games.

Try a free animal workshop

Pets at Home offer free animal workshops ‘my pet pals’ for 4-11 year olds. It includes a free activity sheet, meeting animals and a certificate too.

Fill up your water bottle for free

Stay hydrated for free when you are out and about. If you have a smartphone, you can use the Refill app to find places to top up your water bottle at no cost. Refill connects people with locations where they can eat, drink and shop with less waste. This means you are making a planet-friendly decision too. 

We know how important enjoyment is to our mental health. We hope we’ve given you some ideas for an exciting day out without breaking the bank.

Customer top tips

Here are some ideas from our Wonder Women customer group: 

“When taking children to places not too far, walk, it saves money on fuel, good for your health and the environment!” 

“Plan family nights in and play board games. Spending quality time together and not spending a fortune on going out.”

Make the most of your money

We have put together lots of useful benefits and money advice. 

Budget better

Our budgeting tool is here to help you take control of your money. 

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