Use coupons on the bigDL app to save money on food and groceries in convenience stores near to you, find online and in store offers, collect points with your receipts and win prizes.
When food shopping, I try to break my shops up and go to one specific store depending on what deal they have on or what is priced cheaper.
Without a car, this can work out a bit difficult, but we still managed to check between three different shops, getting the best offers from each.
We don’t shop in what some consider a “normal” way. We break our shop down and buy specific things we’ve seen on offer, and buy things we know will be cheaper at other stores.
As we don’t have a car (we really do try to save money!) this is actually the best way for us – it really might not work for everyone. We do a few bag loads at a time and can get it back on a bus, or even walk it back from the shop.
However, we aren’t always able to get everything so do use the shop round the corner for a top every now and then. While some items can be more expensive than the supermarket, it’s cheaper for us to spend 30p extra than spending £5 on a return bus journey.
I do feel like I miss out though. I love using money apps to cash in on supermarket spends, but the ones I’ve come across before are for the big supermarket retailers. My little shops round the corner get missed….
…..that is until now!
What is bigDL?
When you’re out shopping, you can check to see what discounts or deals you can get, knowing that they’ve already done the legwork for you and you’re not having to overpay.
Even if you’re not at home and visiting family, or even taking a staycation and are not sure where to find the best bargains, the bigDL app can show you all the deals near you.
The bigDL app does far more than this though.
Rather than just looking at the high street and main supermarkets, it brings together coupons and offers at local corner convenience shops.
How do I use the bigDL app?
If you worry that you pay a premium for shopping at a convenience store, this app will help you make sure you save.
Download the app now and take a look:
The app is really easy to use and there are a few different parts to the bigDL app:
Money saving coupons
You are able to get money off grocery items you buy. Coupons on the app gives money off buying items like cereal, bread and toiletries from a local store to me.
The local corner shop is a lot more convenient and it’s great knowing that I’m not missing out on savings. The bigDL app will now mean I can reduce the cost of buying stuff from corner shops too!
A lot of their offers are exclusive so you won’t find them on other apps! Plus there’s no having to remember a coupon on a bit of paper – it’ll all be handily stored on your phone.
Unlock the coupon using a special dock in your local store to you and make sure you upload your receipt to earn epoints. The discount will be applied straight to your shop making your item cheaper than buying it elsewhere.
Sign into the app to reveal lots of extra features.
Home Store allows you to choose which local shop is your favourite. It then shows you what foods are on sale or on offer in that store and when the discount will expire.
If you’re planning a trip to the supermarket, it is well worth checking the app first as prices at your local store may work out cheaper. Plus you’ll save on the cost of petrol as you can just have a quick walk around the corner.
Stores included (to name just a few):
- Best One
- Budgens Costcutter
- Kwik Save
Win prizes on the Big Deal Wheel
You can also get the chance to win prizes using the BigDL app!
There is a chance to spin each day with thousands of prizes on offer. Prizes include instant wins and prize draw entries for tech like Samsung tablets, or Amazon vouchers and treats and experiences. If you win, a “claim prize” button appears.
You’re able to get even more spins by referring your friends to the app via text message.
Will bigDL save you money?
bigDL will save you money – there is no doubt about it.
As well as showing you where to make savings and get discounts on food locally to you they offer a free loyalty scheme.
Earn and cash out epoints
You can sign up and earn epoints when you shop online or on the high street.
You earn 50+ points just for joining and you can start earning rewards with just 100 epoints.
Upload a photo of your receipt and you can collect epoints from their participating stores as well.
The points can then be swapped at over 2 million places including vouchers for Odeon, M&S, Amazon, Pizza Hut- winning!
Have you downloaded the bigDL app yet? Let me know in the comments what you think.
Written in collaboration with bigDL
Ricky Willis is the original Skint Dad. A money-making enthusiast, father, and husband to Naomi. He is always looking for unique ways to earn a little extra.