New home? New car? Boost your savings

If you have some big spends coming up, be sure to remember to use KidStart and really boost your savings, making brighter future for your children.

Are you booking your holidays, thinking of buying a new car or even renovating your home in preparation for a new baby or to sell? Then by being smart, not only can you get cracking deals, but also use KidStart to turn your big spends into savings boosters for your kids – it adds up pretty fast!

Save while improving your home

If you’re renovating your home, doing a spot of DIY or digging up the garden, you don’t need to spend lots of money to transform your favourite place. Make sure you research online for product reviews as well as free advice and guides (there’s plenty on YouTube!) to help you get the job right and avoid costly repairs! Check out our range of DIY stores and get up to 3% back for your kids, including, B and Q, Screwfix, Wickes and more!

The instant way to make over a room is to give it a lick of paint and perhaps even a feature wall! Get 4% back on Laura Ashley paint, fabrics, wallpaper and home furnishings.


If your furniture needs upgrading, you can ramp up your kids savings with up to 7% back from Made, The Sofa CompanyOKA and Furniture Village to name a few.

Dreams (4% back), recommend you change your mattress every 8 years. You can also explore Bensons for Beds to improve your sleep and top up your Kidstart savings. For the children’s bedroom get 5% back with Great Little Trading CompanyOne of our personal favourites. As well as up to 4% back from Kiddicare, Mothercare, babiesR Us and Mamas and Papas.


If it’s a full renovation and you’re ripping out your bathrooms. For a limited time Bathstore are offering 2% KidStart savings. With free delivery for orders over £250 you’ll really give your savings a boost! And to finish the look, get 1% back with Kidstart at Topps Tiles.

There are lots of ways you can also spruce up your garden without spending a fortune. Add colour and style with a wooden planter filled with bright plants. YouGarden have amazing ones, up to 8%. Add some sparkle with garden lighting. If you choose solar-powered lights they won’t cost a penny to run! Find them at Waitrose Garden or Gardening Direct and get up to 6.5% of your spending back for your kids.

New car? Think twice…

If your car needs some some simple repairs or new tools to be up to speed again. You can replace any parts of your car with Euro Car Parts, 2% back and Car Parts For Less 3% back. KwikFit up to 5% back, are a great supplier of tyres and MOTs.

If you really  need a new car, second hand ones are a fantastic value: Every year, used car sales outnumber new-car purchases by around 3 to 1 – There are 8 million used cars sold each year in the UK! And make sure you sell your old one with Autotrader (6.5% back) to balance the cost out.

Make the most of your Holiday bookings

Holidays can be a great spend for most families. When booking your holiday make sure to have an approximate idea of what you’ll spend. While you are away, are the meals included? Are there any extra fees? There are retailers that offer all inclusive holidays like Thomas Cook (up to 3%) or Laterooms (3%).

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