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Free first class upgrade with British Airways

Ever fancied flying first class, but don't really want to stump up the money for it? Well, if you fly with British Airways, that could be happening for you. If you travel with Club World, you can get a free upgrade one-way with the airline. There's criteria that needs to be fulfilled, of course. There…

Free Dulux paint this weekend!

Thinking of redecorating? Well, paint can be pointlessly expensive, but there is a neat trick where you can get free Dulux paint. Dulux have launched a challenge, called 'Dulux Paint+ Cashback Challenge', where you can get all the money you spend on Dulux paint, back from them! So what do you have to do? Paint…

Ginger? Free entry to a zoo for you!

Are you a ginger person? We're sure you've been playfully/cruelly mocked ever since you developed hearing. Well, good news for you, because on August 19th, you can get into Twycross Zoo free of charge! However, it's a bit of a backhanded compliment, as they're letting you in free of charge for a whole month (that's…

Mof  

Play old Amiga games online!

Play old Amiga games online!

If you're a fan of video games, and are either someone who is of a certain age, or a young person who wants to see what nonsense your parents used to play when they were kids, good news! You can play over 2,000 Amiga games in your browser, which means you can get stuck into…

Free Pancake Day bundle from Asda!

Today, is Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday if you prefer), which means you can horse a load of pancakes down your neck without feeling too bad about it. Well, if you want a bunch of free stuff, and have an Asda near you, there's some good news! You can get a free pancake day bundle,…

Free stuff with the Morrisons PudPod!

There's nothing jollier than a van done up as a massive Christmas pudding handing out treats is there? Well, there's about 5,000,000 things more jolly. Either way, Morrisons are sending a massive pudding on the road! The supermarket is taking the Pud Pod - or, inevitably #pudpod - on to the road to call at…

EE TV: You won't own it and you might not want to

We told you about EE's new fancy TV box gizmo, which they think is the bee's knees. They love it so much that you're not actually allowed to have one for keeps. See, if you're thinking of getting EE's TV service, you won't be owning their set-top boxes, rather, you'll have one on loan and…

Loyalty cards make Waitrose one of Britain’s biggest coffee shops

The myWaitrose card, a loyalty scheme which offers a free cup of tea or coffee every day to customers, has elevated Waitrose to Britain’s second biggest purveyor of coffee after McDonalds - with one million cups shifted every week. Of course, these are freebies, but the My Waitrose card has been a phenomenal success, and…

Andy  

Free bus travel for redheads!

Free bus travel for redheads!

It's a sorry truth that even in 2009, red-headed people suffer greatly at the hands of ignorant people who tease them about their follicular differences. Names like carrot-top, ginger balls, Agent Orange, copper knob, Duracell, Fred the red, Garfield, Ranga, ginger whinger, Hucknall, Ronald McDonald, rusty nuts, ginger tits and ginger bastard are commonly used…

Free health check for every car in Britain

As a Bitterwallet reader, you’re probably a big fan of free stuff, right? After all, we don’t make you pay to read this site… yet (although we should inform you that EVERY website in the world is waiting for Murdoch to say ‘Go!’ before we all start charging you through the nose. Only joking… or…

Vince  

The Psychology of FREE

The Psychology of FREE

There is a price that is always hot. A price that we often will buy with little thinking. That price is... FREE. And who doesn't like free stuff?   That's like asking who doesn't like to feel good. Free stuff not only switches on a positive emotional response, but it also makes us feel like we've…