Seven top tips to win cash and other great prizes from competitions

FANCY winning a free holiday, an Apple Watch or £10,000 Cadbury Creme Egg?Prizes worth tens of thousands of pounds are up for grabs from firms keen to sign you up to their newsletters or boost their social media presence.
7Here’s how to get started and avoid the pitfallsCredit: Getty
Here’s how to get started and avoid the pitfalls. Good luck!
WHERE TO FIND THEM: Money Saving Expert’s Competitions Time forum, website and blog all list loads of comps to try.
Also download the Latest Deals app, which has dedicated tabs for contests and freebies.
SET UP AN EMAIL: You’ll need to give your email address, so set up a dedicated one which you won’t mind being spammed.
FAST FINGERS: Set up the autofill setting on your computer’s internet browser so you enter your details quickly.
LUCKY LIKES: Follow your favourite companies on social media as there are often offers and competitions. This week Kwik Fit’s Facebook page is offering the chance to win an Apple Watch.
Leave a comment letting them know your favourite sport and give them a follow. Ends February 27.
WIZARD SWIZZ: If you’re a fan of certain retailers or manufacturers, find their competitions page. On, for example, you are asked to submit a 100-word memory or photo about sweets to win a hamper of treats.
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FOOD FORTUNES: Currently the UK is hunting six £10,000 half white, half milk chocolate Creme Eggs hidden in an Asda, Co-op, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons or an independent retailer. If you find one, don’t eat it or you’ll be disqualified.
TELLY COMPS: ITV’s comp pages have huge jackpots, like This Morning’s current prize draw for £90,000 and £30,000 towards buying a car. It costs at least £2 to enter online, by text or phone, but you can also enter by post for free.
Cut costs by using a second class stamp and turn an old greetings card into a postcard.

Prices on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

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7Five-packs of Cadbury Creme, Caramel and Oreo eggs are down to £1.25Credit: Alamy
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