When it comes to life, they say the winning formula is to work hard and play even harder! Here at PlayPennies, we work hard to get our pennywise shoppers the most for their hard-earned money, whether they're looking for rail tickets, theatre deals, activities for kids or to travel on a romantic day out for mom and dad. However it is that you like to relax and unwind, chances are, we've got a deal with your name on it! Some of our favourite names in the Days Out category include:
- The National Trust
- Flamingo Land
- Virgin Experience Days
DAYS OUT WITH THE KIDS
Long work weeks, busy school days, chores and other commitments all make for a common dilemma: Where to find the time to squeeze in some family bonding! While you might wish you could take off on a week-long break in some tropical paradise with the kiddos, your family calendar often says otherwise. But don't dismay! Here on this page we've got some great ideas for fun days out for the whole family that will let you relax and reconnect without taking too much time out of your busy schedule.
When planning your family adventure, there are a few things to consider. For starters, check the weather forecast in your area. Outdoors days out might not be viable options if there's rain on the forecast (though you might want to pack rain coats and wellies even if the weather is looking promising!). Second, consider proximity. We do our best to post deals from attractions around the country, but be sure to check what's available in your area to ensure your day out doesn't take you farther than you'd like to go!
Whether you're looking to step outside your comfort zone with an adrenaline-filled adventure or want to have sparks fly on a romantic day out with your partner, experience days are a great way to do something special at a great price. On this page you'll typically find at least a few deals from experience companies like Virgin Experience Days and Red Letter Days, with great offers that can get you big savings on everything from restaurants to flying lessons.
Most experience companies offer excellent options for days out with kids, as well as girls days out and days out for couples. Be sure to hit up these great vendors for some out-of-the-box gift ideas for your loved ones!
PLANNING DAY TRIPS ON THE CHEAP
If you've landed here at PlayPennies, you probably already know that voucher codes are a great way to score cheap days out. Here are a few more suggestions for our pennywise adventure-seekers:
- Subscribe to deal alerts: The most common mistake people make when looking for cheap days out, is starting the search at the last minute! Sure, you might not be planning your family day out for a while, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't start thinking about ways to save on those theatre tickets, cinema deals and theme park passes! Be sure to subscribe to our email deal alerts early to ensure you have the best chance at a great voucher code! Many vouchers are applicable on tickets and passes bought well in advance, so subscribing early is a good idea!
- Sign up to email lists: Have a go-to destination for your days out? Look for email lists you can join as well as social media accounts you can follow! Many theme parks and attractions will offer exclusive deals to their subscribers, as well as give updates on new exhibits, rides, promotional offers and other handy information!
- Early bird gets the worm! This is frequently the case with theme parks and any other companies selling seasonal passes. Be sure to start looking early, as seasonal passes frequently go on sale well before you start thinking about a sunny family days out!