Prepare to barbecue on a budget this summer with these great money-saving tips — plus win FREE tickets to Alton Towers worth over £100

Prepare to barbecue on a budget this summer with these great money-saving tips — plus win FREE tickets to Alton Towers worth over £100

WILL you be enjoying a griller thriller in the great outdoors this summer?
The days are getting longer, it is finally getting warmer — and we do not need much excuse to whip off a layer and get the barbecue out. Cooking up a storm in the garden need not be costly, though, thanks to these barbie bargains.
Getty – Contributor Summer is nearly here and with the weather getting warmer soon we’ll be getting the barbecue out

Fire up: Make your barbecue cheaper to run by using a Firemizer.This handy gadget consists of a flexible grid of stainless steel alloy which is placed on the base of the barbie. It then helps it reach the optimum cooking temperature 20 per cent quicker, while using less fuel — which means less money.It also helps to spread the heat evenly, ensuring all the solid fuel is burnt thoroughly.Simple — and money well spent at £19.99.
Burger bargain: You do not want to become known as the barbecue host who served up bad burgers. But you do not have to fork out a fortune for top-notch beef.Buy a four-pack of Aberdeen Angus beef quarter pounders at Aldi for £2.49 — a steal compared with Waitrose’s, which are £4.30 for a pack of four.SAVING: £1.8
Bangers and cash: Get things sizzling with bangers that fit your budget. Succulent sausages The Jolly Hog Proper Porkers are currently £2 at Sainsbury’s, usually £2.50.SAVING: 50p
Veggie good: Vegetarian guests need not miss out on all the grilled grub.Try some of the fantastic veggie alternatives now on offer on the high street.Asda is selling six vegetable sausages for £1 — a cheaper alternative to top-rated Linda McCartney vegetarian sausages, £2 at Tesco.SAVING: £1
 PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day
The Tractive GPS Pet Tracker Hunters Camouflage Edition is on offer for £19.99
GOT a wandering dog? The Tractive GPS Pet Tracker Hunters Camouflage Edition is on offer for £19.99 at Amazon, usually £54.99.SAVE: £35
My Sun Savers fiver
ANTHONY HUGHES, from Larkfield, Kent, says: “I am saving my Savers fivers to buy a bike to help me get fit and lose weight.”

Send your Savers fiver stories to and you will get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.

Top swap
Wayfair’s Kurtis pouffe is an expensive £76.99
But this yellow version from Homesense is only £24.99
REST your weary legs on this comfy yellow pouffe from Homesense for £24.99 less than half the price of Wayfair’s Kurtis blue version at £76.99.SAVE: £52
Reader’s saving tip
VALERIE ROGERS, from Birmingham, says: “Don’t throw away the last bits of soap bars, you can mould them into a new bar in hot water, saving money in the long run.”

Send your hints to and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if yours is published. Please include your name and town.

Cheap treat
This ed Baker make-up bag is now just £5 at Boots
KEEP all your cosmetics and toiletries in a Ted Baker make-up bag. Now available half price at Boots for £5, down from £10.SAVE: £5
Grab two FREE tickets to Alton Towers Resort worth more than £100 with Sun Superdays
SUN Superdays is back – so grab your two FREE tickets to Alton Towers Resort worth more than £100!
This year, unleash the “Power of the Towers” and share even more fun and thrills as the resort launches amazing new attractions.
� Mikael Buck Ride the Wicker Man, a thrilling Alton Towers rollercoaster, for FREE
You can enjoy the UK’s latest wooden rollercoaster experience on Wicker Man and feel G-forces greater than a space shuttle on Nemesis.
Brave Oblivion’s iconic vertical drop, ride The Smiler’s 14 loops or satisfy your need for speed on Rita – but hold on tight.
To get your tickets, download the Sun Savers app or sign up at Then go to the “Superdays – Alton Towers” page in the “Offers” section and click “Start Collecting”.
Next, collect NINE Sun Savers codes from those printed daily in the paper until Tuesday, April 9. Today’s code is on Page 28.
Lastly, enter your NINE Sun Savers codes on the app or website to unlock booking.
Exclusively with Sun Savers, you can pick the date you go so no one has to miss out. You will also get the very best dates.
You can still collect TEN printed tokens and book using the booking form found in yesterday’s paper and online. But only when booking with Sun Savers can you pick your date. Today’s token is on the left.
Dare you add a visit to the new Alton Towers Dungeon?
Here, you can journey through Staffordshire’s darkest history. This does cost extra but book your free tickets with Sun Savers and you can get a Dungeon ticket for just £5 on the day, instead of £7.50.
Simply take your Sun Savers e-ticket to the Resort Box Office.

Subject to availability. Multiple Code Collect. Sun Savers £2.00 booking fee applies. T&Cs apply – visit

See it first, see it free
SEE family comedy adventure Missing Link first – we are giving away 5,000 tickets to a preview screening for Hugh Jackman’s new movie.
He stars as dashing adventurer Sir Lionel Frost, who sees himself as the world’s foremost investigator of myths and monsters.
Here’s how to see family comedy adventure Missing Link first with a FREE ticket
The trouble is, no one else agrees. He sees a chance to prove himself by going in search of a living remnant of Man’s primitive ancestry. The Missing Link.
Zach Galifianakis is Mr. Link, the slightly silly, surprisingly smart and soulful beast who Sir Lionel discovers. He’s lonely and he believes that Sir Lionel is the one man alive who can help him. Together they set out on a daring quest around the world in search of the fabled valley of Shangri-La.
You can choose from 20 preview screenings all over the UK, including London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff and more, on Saturday, March 30 at 10:30am.
To claim up to four free tickets, download the Sun Savers app or head to Go to the “Offers” section and click “Start Collecting” on the “Sun Savers Screening” page. Next, collect FIVE consecutive Sun Savers codes from those printed daily in the paper between today and Wednesday, March 27. Today’s code is on Page 20. Enter your FIVE codes on Sun Savers then go back to the “Sun Savers Screening” page as soon as possible and click “Redeem”.
Once you’ve clicked redeem you’ll be taken to a booking website where you can claim your free tickets.
But don’t wait around — tickets are strictly first come, first served.
Booking closes midnight on Thursday, March 28.
If you miss out on a preview screening ticket, you can still head to the cinema on Friday, April 5 to catch the release.

Terms & Conditions: 18+ UK residents only (excludes Isle of Man & Channel Islands). Code collect 23/03/19 – 27/03/19. Promotion closes at 23:59 28/03/19. 5,000 tickets to be claimed. Subject to availability. T&Cs apply.

Play now to win £15,000 on the Sun Savers Raffle
JOIN thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers Raffle.
Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £15k monthly Raffle. And for every ten tickets you collect in a calendar month, you get a GOLDEN TICKET for our £80k Raffle, which takes place every three months, with the first one at the end of June.
Join thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers Raffle
There is no limit to how many tickets you can collect. So the more you enter, the better your chances.
To take part go to or open the Sun Savers app. Then opt in to each month’s Raffle by clicking “Yes!” when prompted and start collecting the Sun Savers codes printed daily in the paper.
Every time you scan or enter a code into Sun Savers, you get a Raffle ticket in the £15k Raffle.
Not yet a Sun Savers member? Just go to or find “Sun Savers” in the app store to get started.

Fancy a free fiver?
YOU can get FREE cash with super Sun Savers just for buying your favourite paper.
Our brilliant new rewards club will pay back our most loyal readers.

Just pick up the paper each day to collect your Sun Savers codes and we will GIVE YOU £5 when you have ­collected 28.
This isn’t a one-off and there is no limit to how much cash you can save.
For every 28 codes you enter, we will give you a fiver. So over the course of a year, that could add up to £65.
We are keeping it super-simple. You don’t have to enter codes from consecutive days, so don’t worry if you forget a day or two.

Download our easy Sun Savers app and quickly scan your code using your smartphone. Or go online and enter your code at
To get you on your way, join today and we will put a bonus £1 in your Sun Savers wallet tomorrow. And the good news doesn’t stop with free cash.
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.
First look at the new grisly Alton Towers dungeon


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