Belfast Telegraph

Blinkbox, Travelodge, Playmobil and Co-op mobile: Easter deals that will keep customers sweet

BY simon read

HERE'S some excellent offers for the Easter holidays: the toy company Playmobil has launched four new gift eggs and its first ever Playmobil Easter calendar.

The bargain element? Spend £30 at the company's online store and you'll get an Easter Gift Egg worth £5.99.

The eggs contain a new character along with accessories. Meanwhile the Easter calendar – at £9.99 – has 10 doors with a toy behind each one, including exclusive new rabbit characters.

To order online go to

Buy a Blinkbox card and enjoy a Quality Street egg

If you want to keep kids entertained while at home, Tesco-owned Blinkbox has a deal running until April 8, which can give customers a Quality Street Easter egg.

To qualify, you'll need to head down to your local Tesco and buy a Blinkbox Movie & TV card.

Then use the card on Blinkbox – online or through your TV – to get the Quality Street Easter egg coupon. Then, from April 11, Blinkbox will turn £5-worth of Tesco Clubcard vouchers into £10-worth of Blinkbox credit.

Full details at clubcard/deals.

Save on a pre-flight stay at Travelodge

If you're heading away for Easter, but want a hotel for the night before your flight, Travelodge has 20,000 rooms at £29 or less at its 13 UK airport hotel sites for dates before May 31.

Locations include all of the major airport locations. To book, visit

Dial up a deal with the Co-op's new SIM card

Local and national calls will be charged at 8p a minute, as will calls to other mobile phones, although calls to Co-op mobiles will be just 4p.

The SIM cards will be available in Co-op Food Stores, or online.

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