SP Xtra: Editor's Blog

Hi, my name's Sammy and I'm the Editor of Simply Prizes magazine. Every week I'll be bringing you an update or two about any interesting competitions I find or any comping news. Plus I'll bring you any competitions or offers I find.

Instant wins!

 

 

Have any of you attempted the new instant win with Walkers Crisps yet? I’ve seen quite a few of my comping friends on Facebook saying that they’ve won. I’ve entered three codes but am yet to be lucky.

 

This is a 24-hour instant win promotion – which means you can be savvy and try and enter at less popular times like early in the morning and late at night. And with over 40,000 prizes to be won it’s worth chancing your luck.

 

I bought two multi-packs of six this week (as they were on offer in my local supermarket) and each bag has an individual code rather than just the one on the outer packaging so that’s good news!

 

All entries will be put into a main prize draw to win the top prize of a VIP trip to the Champions League Final in Milan (including travel and accommodation) regardless of whether you won an instant win.

 

With each code you enter (and you can enter more than once per hour up to a maximum of 24 codes in 24 hours) you’ll find out instantly if you are a winner. And included in the prizes are Final tickets, sharing bowls, t-shirts and footballs.

 

To enter you’ll need to buy a promotional pack of Walkers crisps or Doritos and register to play at www.game-ready.com. The competition is ongoing until 25th April 2016 and from 26th April – 29th June 2016 there is a wrap up draw where each eligible entry will be put into a pot to win £500.

 

Don’t forget to let me know if you win (remember my tips on timings) via info@oxonpress.co.uk or on our Facebook page. Happy munching!

 

Sammy x

 

Ho Ho Ho! Grab yourself a festive spa break with SP Xtra!
With the kids now back to school I'm on a countdown to my winning holiday in Sri Lanka. My tickets arrived at the weekend, so it all feels real now! I've got so much to organise as not only do I need to make sure the hubby and I are sorted, but I need to make lists for the babysitters and jot down the kid's schedules (as they have far busier socials lives than us!). I think by the time I arrive at the resort I'll be ready to chill for the whole week!
 
Now talking of chilling, I think you should head on over to Simply Prizes where you will find some lovely competitions; settle yourself down with a cuppa and get comping. Most take a few seconds to enter and there are hundreds of competitions currently listed featuring tickets for days out, short breaks, holidays, toys, things for the home and garden plus lots more!
 
And I've also found a corker of a comp for you too; how do you fancy a Christmas spa break to Bath? It includes a stay at The Queensberry boutique hotel in a deluxe room, including breakfast, tickets to the real outdoor ice rink Bath on Ice, two Twilight Spa Packages at Thermae Bath Spa, Britain's only natural thermal day spa, a hamper of Bath Christmas Market goodies and to top it off a free pass to many of Bath's top attractions and museums. A nice chance to relax before the onset of the festive madness. Simply enter your details here before 17th November to get your name in the draw.
 
I was hoping to be a bit more organised for Christmas before I jetted off to the sun but then I realised that Black Friday was going to fall while I was away - so I plan on shopping via Wi-Fi with a cocktail in one hand and my iPad in the other! However, I do realise that sometimes the deals can be hyped up so it's best to compare price, especially as a lot of promoters will release their deals before the day itself. But for your reference this year Black Friday is 24th November and Cyber Monday is 27th November. Last year a lot of retailers ran their deals for the entire weekend so if there is a shop or item you're hoping to get discounts in/on then just keep an eye on their website for sale news soon!
 
Also, pop on over to our Facebook page where you will find a selection of competitions; it's also a wonderful comping community where you can chat to other compers and share your own comping news and advice.
 
Plus don't forget that tomorrow The Postcard Store are putting their prices up, so if you want to grab a pack of your favourites and beat the price increase, click here to visit their online shop now. 

 

Good luck and happy comping!

 

Sammy x