Savvy Saving, Student Style
Hiya Doshers, guess who’s back with another exciting blog post for you… us of course! This time we’re here to help all you students out there who are heading off to university next month. Now we understand you may be a little nervous about saying farewell to your family and friends but don’t worry, you’re going to be fine… especially with these nifty saving hacks we’ve popped together for ya!
As you venture into the big wide world as a student, you’ll soon realise that you need to be a little bit more careful with your money. The word “budget” will now be added to your vocabulary. But don’t worry, with our tips and tricks you’ll be saving savvy in no time, your new flat mates will be very
We get that you may not be the best of cooks - yet
, and or you may get caught in the middle of a washing-up war. So for the times you want to get out of the house and have someone else do the cooking, there’s Tastecard
which will give you 2-4-1 on meals at over 6,000 restaurants. This includes some of our favourite places like Pizza Express, Yo Sushi and Zizzi! Plus you also get 40% off cinema tickets which is perfect for the days you just want to chill out. With OhMyDosh
you can get 3 months... for FREE! Oh and nab a fab £2.50 in your account too. It’s a must have for any uni student and will save ya a lot of pennies.
As a student it’s all about grabbing those deals which is why Groupon
will become your new best friend. From bedding to spa days, you can find everything you need at a discounted price. Need some new towels for your bathroom? Groupon's
got it! Fancy afternoon tea at a third of the price? You guessed it, Groupon
! You can even nab a mattress topper if you’re finding your halls bed a little
uncomfortable. Plus shop at Groupon
and get up to 9% cashback. That’s deals upon deals!
Of course you’ll want to pop back home from time to time and with a Railcard
you can get a third off train travel. That means you can come back more often, maybe don’t bring alllll your washing with you though… Grab a 16-25 Railcard
and get 5% cashback. Winning!
If you’re a media student or just love magazines, this app may be a life saver for you. With Readly
you can read and download over 4,000 magazines. From travel to fashion, you have access to so many publications all in one place. It’s so helpful if you’re studying a journalism course. Try it out with a 99p month trial and nab £4.00 on OhMyDosh
Oh and make sure you’re mobile phone is insured before you head off to uni, that’s one thing you do not want to be without. All that partying *cough* studying, could take its toll on your phone so make sure you’re covered if anything was to happen to it. so-sure
mobile phone insurance aims to have your phone repaired or replaced within 72 hours, that sounds pretty ideal to us! Insure your phone with so-sure
and nab £16.
Now after all these money saving tips we think you may just about be ready to spread your wings and fly the nest but remember, we’re constantly updating the site
so keep a lookout for more money saving offers which will make you a savvy spending expert. Good luck little Doshers and have fun!