Recently, I have taken up entering competitions again, having been inspired by people showing off their wins on Twitter and Instagram. As well as the main giveaways that are listed on sites such as Money Saving Expert, I also really enjoy doing instant win competitions. When I started doing these, I set up a folder on my Firefox browser to include all of the following websites bookmarked onto the necessary page. Each morning I fire up the laptop and click on ‘open all tabs’ whilst making my coffee. Then it is a matter of checking for a win and then closing the windows.
Most of these websites involve registering for an account
and then setting yourself up for winning a prize by picking a set of numbers or
entering your date of birth, postcode or street name. The requirements are
different for each site and the prizes are quite varied – some of them are as
low as a bag of Haribo
whilst on other sites you can win up to £1000. Here is what you need to do:
Freemoji Lottery – Register with your email address and choose your emoji combination. Then, check the main draw and then click on the ‘Unlucky. Try the fivers draw’ box to see if you have a win there too. Sometimes you will be required to watch a short video to see the winning emojis. Draws refresh at 7pm. Join here.
Pick my Postcode – Sign up by entering your postcode and email address. Check the following tabs on (at least – see below) a daily basis. Main Draw – Instantly see if you have won a prize. Video Draw – Play a short video and a postcode will pop up at the end. Survey Draw – usually a 1 question survey, you will be paid 1p towards the bonus draw for completing it. The postcode appears at the end. Stackpot – Check the list of winning postcodes to see if you have won a £10 prize. Bonus Draw – when you have reached the bonus amounts required (£5, £10, £20) you are also entered into these draws.
This website refreshes at 12pm, except for the Stackpot which refreshes at 9am and 9pm. There is also a Mini Draw at the bottom of the Main Draw page which appears at 6pm daily. Join here.
Free National Lotto – Register by picking your 5 numbers and entering your email and desired password. Then, each day just check the main page and see if your numbers have come up. Join here.
Win a Dinner – Register with your email address and simply scroll down the main page and see if you are listed as a ‘Dinner Winner’. The draw refreshes at 4pm on a daily basis. Join here.
Free Daily Raffle – Register with your email address. The winning raffle ticket appears on the main page each day. Join here.
Free Lucky Lottery – Enter your email address and chose a lucky 4 digit pin to register. Check the main page on a daily basis to see if you have won. The draw refreshes daily at 1pm. Join here.
Big Free Giveaway – Register with your email address or Facebook account. This is a weekly draw – check the ‘results’ page to see if you have won anything. Join here.
The Street Lottery – Enter your desired username and email to register. The main draw is updated daily. There are quite a few competitions on this website. Join here.
Free Birthdate Lottery – Register with your email and date of birth. Open the home page to see if you have won. Usually have to click away an advert to see it. Join here.
DOB Lotto – Enter your email and date of birth to register. Check daily draw page to see if you have won a prize. Join here.
My Lucky Patch – You are given an allocation of patches when you open an account and then you need to grab your patches on a map. Click on the pink ‘Claim £xxx’ box on the Lucky Patches page to see if you have won. Each time you log in, you are allocated extra patches – which quickly build up and increase your chances of winning. Join here.
Happy Birthdates – Register and enter your name and date of birth and a ‘birthdate code’ will be generated. Each day you will be presented with 10 draws – you will need to check each one to see if your claim button lights up. The draws are refreshed at 12pm. It is an advert heavy website and pop ups do appear but they are easily clicked away. Join here.
Free Cashpot Lottery
Enter your chosen username and email address and your unique 6 digit code will be generated. Check the draw page on a daily basis. Join here.
These ones require a bit more effort as you have to enter your email address every time you check them:
Free Treats – The treats up for grabs on this website are: Free Haribo; Free Cash ; Free Coffee and Free Chocolate. Join here:
The Prize Pig – Fill in your name, email address and date of birth to register. Click on ‘enter draw’ and enter your e-mail address and password to check if you have won a prize. Join here.
The next two are not strictly instant win sites, but are
worth signing up just for their daily poll as you earn points for completing
it. After you have earned enough points you can request a payout. Both sites
also offer ways to earn money online including taking surveys or watching
videos, but the rewards are low for the effort needed.
Swagbucks – Join here.
Branded Surveys –Join here.
Many of these sites also have extra competitions on their
other pages but generally I only check the main page and close the window
though as otherwise it would get a bit
too time consuming. However, if you are in a position where you have a bit of
extra time on your hands, why not check them out?