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27 Nov 2013

Only a few more days of whiskers for many of the Movember participants and we are heading for one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year!

Giddy Goat Toys

It’s also the last few days to win with Perkz! You can now rate and review Perkz offers. This November rate an offer you have used and you could win a £200 gift card for a retailer of your choice. Just go to the retailer offer at and click on the star icon!

Read all about discounted gift cards via Perkz. They are an excellent choice for Christmas presents. For example, Marks and Spencer gift cards can be used just like cash at any M&S store and online. So, the 6% you save is on top of other offers, which makes them perfect for using as a reloadable shopping card for you or as a present for others!  You can reload via various options including standing order. For every £100 you load, £106 will be added to the card. Assuming you spend £100 a week on shopping, over the course of a year you would save at least £300! If you haven’t registered yet visit the Perkz page!

Other Christmas ideas

Giddy Goat Toys is a traditional independent children’s toy shop located in Didsbury in south Manchester. The shop is family owned and run by a team of enthusiastic and experienced staff, all of whom are parents and who take a pride in helping customers find the ideal gift. Visit the Giddy Goats page for how to get 10% off in their shop and online store. 

Did you know you can receive 30% discount at Chill Factore off lessons, tasters, snow fun activities, climbing and lift passes, which is great for gift experiences, improving your skiing skills or simply some chilly fun time with friends or family!

If you love going to shows or giving tickets as presents, has lots of offers including 50% off the Bill Bailey tour, you could try The Palace and Opera House which has new offer including The Drifters.    For foodie fans you could give a Hi-Life Dining cardWith a Hi-Life "2 for 1" Dining Card, you can save hundreds of £££´s every year on your restaurant bills!

Need a night away or a break?

The Westmorland Hotel at Tebay Services lies between Penrith and Kendal on the edge of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by the dramatic Cumbrian Mountains.   Ideal for a relaxing weekend walking or as a base for trips to the Western Lakes, it has a reputation as possibly the best Motorway Services Hotel in the country (see Trip Advisor).   For more information on how to get a discount and to book visit the offer page!

Time to say goodbye to Movember!

To celebrate (or commiserate) the loss of your moustache, The Living Room are holding a Movember party on Friday 29th November 2013, 6pm-10pm. It’s free to book and you can reserve places and tables from 2-20 people and you will then receive a complimentary shot and complimentary platter!  So don't delay in booking to reserve your place! Well done to all the chaps who have taken part to raise awareness of male cancers. 

Have a great week and happy Thanksgiving to all our American colleagues!