Family Days Out on a Budget

The School holidays are over but there are still times we want to take our children out for the day. I know I have some catching up to do with not being able to go out much over the summer because of waiting for Star’s operation. It’s tough though when you are on a budget but looking for online discount vouchers or special offers on activities and excursions will help to keep the cost down.

Getting online for savings

There are many places to visit in Britain and many of these attractions offer discounted tickets for families or provide ‘two for the price of one’ ticket offers. One hugely popular attraction is Ripley’s Believe It or Not, in London, and is filled with mirror mazes, interactive exhibits and laser rooms. Families can spend hours of fun at Ripleys and there are special offers available including ‘two for one’ admission as well as online discount vouchers.

How to Find Online Vouchers

If your kids are begging to visit a particular attraction then check online to see if discount vouchers are available. Companies run these offers throughout the year and you can just use a search engine to enter the name of the attraction followed by the words ‘discount vouchers’. This will bring up sites where you can apply for a code that can then be entered when buying your tickets.  I do this all the time and rarely pay full price for a family day out. Sometimes there are expiry codes that need to be considered so it’s a good idea to set up an alert on discount sites to be notified when new codes are available. You can also find discounts in certain forums, again it’s easy to just do a search for the place you wish to visit.

Low Cost Days Out

Britain has a wealth of rural locations and excellent country parks, most of which are completely free to use. These are great for a day out in the fresh air and make for a fun afternoon having picnics in the sunshine. Many of these locations also offer facilities such as boating on the lakes and children’s play areas as well as mountain bike hire and fishing facilities. You may even find a zoo nearby or in the winter months, ice skating facilities. We have a great ice rink in our city center on the run up to Christmas. 

So go and check it out, it doesn’t have to be expensive to enjoy a day out with the family.

This is a collaborative post.

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A little Note About Positive Reviews on Raisie Bay

A little Note About Positive Reviews on Raisie Bay

Some people only write reviews when things go wrong with products, which is good because it lets people know that there could be potential problems. I’ve also seen negative feedback with say things like, I had to return this item because the colour did not suit me…is this useful?

I write reviews on most items I buy because I like to give genuine feedback. If I have a genuine problem with a product I will write my review in the appropriate place.

I write reviews on my blog too, but they are mostly positive. Why? Because I only write reviews for the things I’ve loved. If I don’t love them I let the person who sent me them know with details why and then let them decided if they would rather me write a negative review or not write one at all. It’s always the latter.

This is my blog, my place and I’ll let you know about the things I love. If you want to find out what other people have hated about the product then you will need to look elsewhere.

My reviews may all be positive, but they are still genuine.