Moneysaving mums reveal genius ways to save cash on holiday – from free lunch to cheap suncream | The Sun

A GROUP of savvy TikTok mums are proving that a holiday doesn't have to break the bank, with their moneysaving tips.

Everything from sun cream to lunch can be a cost-saving exercise, if you plan ahead.

The mums have shared their budget advice on TikTok, so other families can reap the rewards too – read on to find our pick of the best.

Cheap suncream

SPF is an essential item in anyone's suitcase and until the rule changes around 100ml liquids comes into force, purchasing travel-sized bottles can be very pricey.

One mum has shared how she refills her favourite rollable sunscreen with a cheaper brand.

Known as the Budgetingmum on TikTok, she detached the rollable sunscreen ball from the travel-sized bottle and squeezed a pocket-friendly version inside.

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She's then able to keep the family's favourite sunscreen bottle without the price tag.

Meanwhile TikTok user Emma.mahonn uses the click and collect option on the shopping apps to purchase items and collect them at an airport store.

This ensures that you can carry your preferred 100ml+ goods in hand luggage and not pay airport prices.

Nabbing free lunches

Paying for breakfast, lunch and dinner on holiday can seriously eat into the holiday budget, and many holidaymakers pay over the top at restaurant tourist traps.

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But Leannp0721 on TikTok has a free way to navigate expensive lunch time meals.

When she stays in a hotel with a continental-style buffet breakfast, she swipes a few slices of bread and a couple of pots of miniature spread from the buffet.

She heads back to her room where she makes her and her family sarnies to have for lunch.

eSims abroad

Being charged for roaming data abroad can give some holidaymakers a nasty shock when the phone bill arrives.

On TikTok thetravelmum recommends using an eSim when heading abroad.

She said: "Mobile networks no longer have caps on what they can charge you for your data roaming abroad.

"We use an eSim called Breathesim to keep an eye on what we're spending.

"It's super easy to use, you just look for the country you're visiting and download the amount of data that you'll need."

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Meanwhile a savvy mum has revealed three ways she saves cash on her family holidays abroad – and you can too.

Another money-saving mum has bagged a four-night staycation for just £41 by jumping on a January promotion.

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