Make an extra few quid this summer with our car boot fair tips — PLUS 2 FREE tickets to Thorpe Park with Superdays

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Make an extra few quid this summer with our car boot fair tips — PLUS 2 FREE tickets to Thorpe Park with Superdays



WHETHER you are after a bargain or making a few extra quid, boot fairs are the way to go.
As the bank holidays bring in bumper crowds, use these trader tricks…
Alamy Make some extra money at car boot fairs with these great tips

Do your research. Scout around to find the right event. Consider entry fees, petrol costs and whether you are selling or buying. An earlier, pricier pitch can reap rewards if you have quality, undamaged products or high-street labels to sell. Ensure you have change or you may lose early buyers. If you are buying, change can help you lower the price if sellers want your coins.
Buddy up. Take friends or family so you can share the cost of a pitch. You will also have more varied items to sell, attracting more shoppers. Manchester car boot sale Bowlers is £15 per car — so that is £7.50 saved if you do it with a mate.
Food for thought. Buying food and drink at boot fairs cuts into your profits. Bring a packed lunch and flasks for hot drinks.
Find out-of-season items. It is incredible what you can find at boot sales. I am always hunting for birthday and Christmas gifts. Toys are usually cheap and can be put away for holidays or birthdays. Summer is a good time to pick up winter coats.
Make an effort. Selling? Arrange bric-a-brac on a table covered with a colourful cloth. No rail? Hang smaller pieces of clothing on the edge of your table. Maybe reduce items to £1 later on, using colourful signs to attract buyers. Buying? Find a way to get big items home there and then. You may get a price cut.

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