Trim down your bills for internet, TV and phones with our cash-saving tips

PRICE hikes for our web, TV and phones should be broad-banned.

Virgin Media is just the latest company to announce increases in the cost of its services, which could add £54 a year to customers’ bills.

While Covid means we have never needed web access more, there are ways to trim those media bills.

HAGGLE IT OUT: If you have discovered your bill is going up, get on the phone, have a chat and see what your service provider can do for you. Loyal customers are very important.

CASH IN: If you are coming to the end of your contract anyway, check out the deals from other providers and sign up via or

You can earn up to £125 in cashback. I’ve done this before and it covered at least two months’ services for me.

FREE FLIP: If a big monthly media bill is worrying you because you have added on TV channels, it is worth considering a Freesat box — if your television does not already have such a service built in.

For a one-off spend of as little as £49 at Currys, you can get one of the boxes which provides extra channels without a subscription service. It could save you around £485 a year alone.

EXTRA, EXTRA: Look for new internet deals that come with extra treats. Internet service provider Plusnet is currently offering broadband deals from £22.99 per month for 18 months, with a £70 Mastercard shopping reward card.

It can be spent online and in most high street stores that display the Mastercard symbol. That’ll help after Christmas.

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Deal of the day

THERE is up to 50 per cent off bed frames and mattresses at – the Harris Spring traditional double mattress is now £139, down from £279.

SAVE: 50 per cent

Raffle news

THE Sun Raffle has changed. We want to give more of you prizes – so instead of just one reader getting a cash prize, now 250 of you will win £100 every month.

Make sure you collect your Sun Savers codes to be in with a chance.

Cheap treat

DOZE off with Twinings Superblends Sleep Tea. A box of 20 bags is £1.35, reduced from £2.70 at Sainsbury’s.

Top swap

INSTEAD of paying £5.99 for this ab wheel from, buy this similar one from Poundland for £3. It does the job just as well.

SAVE: £2.99

Hols from £9.50

HOLS from £9.50 are back! With more than 150 holiday parks across the UK and Europe to choose from, there is sure to be just the break you are looking for.

All you need to do is collect TEN Sun Savers codes or TEN tokens or codewords printed in The Sun.

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.

Every time you scan or enter a code into Sun Savers, you get a Raffle ticket in the £15k Raffle.

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Or go online and enter your code at

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