Save money this Valentine’s day by enjoying a cheap and chearful coffee date


READY for a steamy time this Valentine’s Day? Then maybe cosy up over a cuppa with your loved one. We now sip 95 million cups of coffee a day, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research.

But don’t let buying your favourite brew leave a dent in your wallet — here’s how to get amour for your money on the day of love . . .

Enjoy a great cup of coffee on Valentine’s Day for a low-cost way to show someone you love them
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BACK IN THE CUP: New members of cashback site can get a coffee of their choice from any coffee shop — up to the value of £5 — and get the cash back. Just keep the receipt. Ends Feb 24.

SAVING: Up to £5

LIMITLESS LOVE: You can get unlimited refills at Wetherspoon pubs on Lavazza coffee — including cappuccino, latte, flat white, white coffee, Americano and espresso — as well as Tetley tea. Not bad for a pub. With hot drinks starting from £1.45, it is amazing value.

SAVING: At least £1.45 after your first cup

LOVIN’ IT: A freshly ground espresso at McDonald’s costs 79p but you can ask for it in a bigger cup and stretch it out with complimentary milk packets.   Even better, when you get six stamps on its Loyalty Card scheme, you can get a free coffee of your choice. Caffè Nero’s loyalty scheme requires nine stamps — but you get an extra stamp every time you use a reusable cup.

SAVING: Up to £2.50 on a Caffe Nero medium latte

SHOP ’N’ SIP: Join the myWaitrose loyalty scheme for free and be treated to a FREE tea or coffee when you make a purchase in store, no matter how small. Make sure you bring a reusable cup as the shop got rid of its disposable ones. You can get a Smash Barista Buddie, was £8 now £5.33, from Argos.

SAVING: £2.67 on the cup

HOME BREWED: Tea fans can pick up 240 PG Tips pyramid teabags from Tesco for £4, down from £5.99 — meaning each cuppa will set you back less than 2p. If a cup of coffee is more your thing, head to B&M where you can get Caffe di Italia medium ground coffee, £1, and jazz it up with Coffee Shop Collection coffee syrups, £2.99.

SAVING: £1.99 on tea bags

Deal of the day

Save £1 off the cost of this bottle of prosecco

SHARE a bottle of Lidl’s Prosecco Spumante Extra Dry with a loved one for just £4.99, down from £5.99. Today only.

SAVE: £1

Cheap treat

Get a free jam biscuit by downloading Wuntu

GET a sweet treat like this jam biscuit, FREE, via the Greggs rewards app, Wuntu.

SAVE: up to £1.50

My Sun Savers fiver

NATHAN JOHNSON, from Rhoose, South Glamorgan, says: “I’m saving my Savers fivers for my daughter’s driving lessons – she turns 17 in October.”

  • Send your Savers fiver stories to and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.

Top swap

Why spend £113 on this perfume…
…when you can buy this one for only £6.99

MAKE a scent-sational saving by swapping Chanel Coco Mademoiselle 100ml EDP, below, for Aldi’s new scent, Lacura Ladies’ Feminie Fragrance 100ml, above.

SAVE: £106.01

Reader’s saving tip

MARISA ELLIS from Bromley, Kent, says: “To remove thick ice from your car windows, mix three parts of white vinegar with one part water to make a cheap but effective de-icer – it really works.”

  • Send your tips to and you’ll get 28 codes worth £5 if your tip is used. Please include your name and town.

Play now to win £15,000 on the Sun Savers Raffle

Join thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers Raffle.

Every Sun Savers code you enter will earn you a ticket for our £15k monthly Raffle. And for every ten tickets you collect in a calendar month, you get a GOLDEN TICKET for our £80k Raffle, which takes place every three months.

Join thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers Raffle
Join thousands of readers taking part in the new Sun Savers 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.

Not yet a Sun Savers member? Just go to or find “Sun Savers” in the app store to get started.

Two free tickets with The Sun Superdays

GET two FREE tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort, worth more than £95, with Sun Superdays!

Witch and her Cat need your help to find her lost belongings in brand-new Room on the Broom – Magical Journey, landing at Chessington on Sunday, March 10.

Visit the enchanted library and walk through the pages of author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s family-favourite book. To get your tickets, download the Sun Savers app or sign up at

Go to the “Superdays – Chessington” page in “Offers” and click “Start Collecting”.

Collect NINE Sun Savers codes from those printed daily until Tuesday, February 26.

Lastly, enter your NINE codes on the app or website, then click “Book” on the “Superdays – Chessington” page.

Exclusively with Sun Savers, you can pick the date you go and get peak availability.

You can collect TEN printed tokens and book using the online booking form, but only with Sun Savers can you pick your date.

  •  Subject to availability. Code collect. Sun Savers £2 booking fee applies. T&Cs apply, see © 2001 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd. © Orange Eyes Ltd. 2012.

Sun Super Days — A whole new world of FREE attractions

GET ready because readers’ favourite Sun Superdays is about to return!

The Sun offer that gives every reader the chance to get their hands on two FREE tickets to top UK attractions is back.

Chessington’s Gruffalo ride
Mikael Buck / Chessington World of Adventures

First off this year is the fantastic Chessington World of Adventures Resort, where you will be able to get your hands on two FREE tickets worth over £95! 

This will be followed by Alton Towers Resort in March, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort in April and THORPE PARK Resort in May.

Later in the year you will also get the chance to grab free tickets to attractions such as The London Dungeon, Shrek’s Adventure! London, The Bear Grylls Adventure, SEA LIFE National Aquariums, Warwick Castle and more.

Getting your free tickets could not be easier.

Simply collect NINE Sun Savers codes from the 18 printed in the paper daily from the launch of the promotion.

Sun Savers is the best way to collect for your Superdays tickets, as you will need one less than those who collect via the printed tokens, meaning with Sun Savers you’ll get to book an entire day early!

You will also get the chance to pick the date you visit, making sure that none of your friends and family miss out on a great day. The perks don’t stop there — with Sun Savers you’ll get the best availability, including peak periods.

Your favourite rides and more to enjoy: 2019 highlights

THIS year’s Superdays is going to be bigger and better than ever before, with loads of new rides at the attractions, plus your old favourites.

Collect for your Sun Superdays tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort and you will be some of the first guests to visit the brand new Room on the Broom – A Magical Journey.

The experience, which launches in early March, brings to life yet another of author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s much-loved children’s books, following in the ­footsteps of the Resort’s Gruffalo River Ride Adventure.

Visit the enchanted library and embark on a spellbinding ­adventure.

Search high and low in trees, fields and reeds helping Dog, Bird and Frog on your way to find the Witch’s lost belongings.

You will also get the chance to visit all the animals at their zoo and SEA LIFE aquarium, plus visitor favourite The Vampire Ride.

This year at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, you will be invited by Lord Vampyre to the brand new Haunted House Monster Party.

Get set for LEGOLAND’s most spook-tacular ride ever, where the whole house will be turned upside down. Opening this spring, the ride is packed with fun for the whole family.

Plus, don’t forget to visit LEGOLAND’s famous Miniland, above, where you can step into the world of LEGO and go sightseeing around the entire world.

If you’ve not yet experienced The Wickerman, then make sure to collect for your tickets to Alton Towers Resort in March.

Launched in 2018, the adrenaline-fuelled rollercoaster brings together cutting-edge special effects with classic wooden coaster technology for the first time.

If you have little ones, check out ­CBeebies Land. Children can meet all their favourite characters, plus enjoy 14 rides and attractions including the Furchester Hotel Live Show and the Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom Ride.

For those feeling brave, collect for THORPE PARK Resort. Home to more than 30 thrilling rides, attractions and live events, it’s the ultimate destination for thrillseekers featuring some of the UK’s most popular roller coasters.

Reach new heights with Stealth, the UK’s fastest rollercoaster, launching riders to 205ft at 80mph in just 2.5 seconds.

Take flight on THE SWARM, the UK’s only winged coaster, or face one of Jigsaw’s most twisted traps with SAW – The Ride, the world’s first horror-themed rollercoaster, featuring a 100ft “beyond-vertical” drop.

Plus, there’s loads of new rides and experiences in store for 2019 at the other attractions, so stay tuned this year to find out more.

  • T&Cs apply. Full T&Cs at

Fancy a free fiver?

YOU can get FREE cash with super Sun Savers just for buying your favourite paper.

Our brilliant new rewards club will pay back our most loyal readers.

Just pick up the paper each day to collect your Sun Savers codes and we will GIVE YOU £5 when you have ­collected 28.

This isn’t a one-off and there is no limit to how much cash you can save.

For every 28 codes you enter, we will give you a fiver. So over the course of a year, that could add up to £65.

We are keeping it super-simple. You don’t have to enter codes from consecutive days, so don’t worry if you forget a day or two.

Download our easy Sun Savers app and quickly scan your code using your smartphone. Or go online and enter your code at

To get you on your way, join today and we will put a bonus £1 in your Sun Savers wallet tomorrow. And the good news doesn’t stop with free cash.

With Sun Savers, we give you the best hacks, deals and tips to save money every single day.

TO JOIN: Don’t worry, folks — joining takes just 30 seconds, in three steps.



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