Sun readers share their festive money-saving suggestions to help others reduce their Christmas spending

CREATING a perfect Christmas is an expensive business.

After buying presents, food, decorations and much more, it can wipe out your bank balance.

So I asked Sun Savers to share some of their festive money-saving suggestions to help readers reduce their spending. Here are my favourites . . . 

Ellie Hadlington: “Set a budget of £20 for presents for each person. You can still get a lot of stuff for that amount if you shop smart.”

Claire Louise Haynes: “I collect my Tesco vouchers and saving stamps all year. You should also look for deals on products such as two-for-one offers.”

Patricia Drabble: “I have made a food hamper for my children and their family this year.

“I packed it with something that each member of the family likes, plus a couple of extra treats.

“Not only has this been cheaper for me to do but it will save them a small fortune too.”

Diana Smith: “You can make your own shortbread or flapjacks and gift wrap them. It’s much nicer and easier than trawling the shops for a present.”

Carol McKenzie: “Depending on where you live, there are probably local charity shops or an aid charity where you can buy second-hand electrical goods such as televisions and gaming consoles. They are usually clean and electrically tested too, making them great for gifts.”

Paul Elliot: “If you have children and they usually receive gifts from other family members, you could all pool together to get them something they really want.

“It will make it cheaper for all of you and certainly make the kids happy, too.”

Carol Bull: “Every night I empty my purse of all the change and put it in a money jar. It’s surprising how much you can save.”

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SAVE a bundle on the Braun FaceSpa Pro facial epilator gift set at Superdrug. Now £69.99, down from £149.99 until Tuesday.

SAVE: £80


GIVE your coffee machine an extra boost with Rokit pods. There is 30 per cent off a bundle of 100 today and tomorrow. See for more details.


OUR big fivers promotion is coming to an end on December 7 – but we are making some exciting announcements.

From holidays to big prizes, to more free tickets, you are going to love the all-new Savers. Turn to Page 36 now for a flavour of what’s on offer


TWO-LITRE bottles of Diet Coke are £1.59 at Tesco, but at Iceland you can pick up a bottle for just 50p.

SAVE: £1.09


TODAY only, buy a G&T party pack from for £39.99, down from £49.99. It includes a bottle of Chase pink grapefruit and pomelo gin and six bottles of Fever Tree tonic water.

SAVE: £10


COSTA Coffee is offering a £5 bonus on all online purchases of a £20 gift card.

This special deal is available via only until Monday. You will also have the chance to get a free gingerbread gift set with Uber Eats orders over £15 by December 3.

Play now to win £15,000 on The Sun Raffle

JOIN thousands of readers taking part in The Sun Raffle.

Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £15k monthly 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.

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