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    lamp
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    Meerkat Movies
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    • 25th Mar 15, 7:05 AM
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    Meerkat Movies 25th Mar 15 at 7:05 AM
    MoneySavingExpert Insert May 16:

    Hi everyone, it's well worth reading our fully researched Meerkat Movies trick blog for the full lowdown on this.

    Thanks to lamp for posting! Back to the original post...

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    Good morning all!

    I enjoyed my first usage of the Meerkat Movies code last night at the cinema.

    There has been some somewhat conservative comments regarding selecting of insurance to use this offer. I just thought I'd share how I got my policy...

    You are eligible for Meerkat Movies with single travel insurance policies, so I purchased a short trip one to Europe, and for under 5, I have 12 months of Meerkat Movies. Bargain.

    I don't know how long that will last before the threshold is raised though.

    Best of luck!

    Lou
    Last edited by MSE Andrea; 10-05-2016 at 10:43 AM.
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    • Niemand
    • By Niemand 9th Jun 18, 11:50 PM
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    Niemand
    Meerkat 2-for-1 Movies
    I've just done this. I paid 1.38 for one night's cover in the UK. I was able to claim the offer within seconds of purchasing the insurance. App now loaded on my tablet and this coming week's code is available.
    Niemand
    • beckysheffield
    • By beckysheffield 12th Jun 18, 5:36 PM
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    beckysheffield
    How do I claim the free movie? Sorry for being a doughnut
    • Kake888
    • By Kake888 18th Jul 18, 9:06 PM
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    Kake888
    Anyone need a code for today just PM me.


    Regards,
    Kake
    • lisyloo
    • By lisyloo 19th Jul 18, 10:59 AM
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    lisyloo
    How do I claim the free movie? Sorry for being a doughnut
    Originally posted by beckysheffield

    It's not a free movie, it's 2 for 1.
    You buy an insurance product (try 1 day UK travel cover), then you'll be able to get a code on thursdays which you can use the net tues or weds to buy tickets on-line or at the cinema.

    You'll still need to pay any on-line booking fees, upgrade and glasses etc. it's the basic seat that's 2 for 1.
    • shaneym
    • By shaneym 19th Jul 18, 2:18 PM
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    shaneym
    Did this today after seeing Martin on GMB this morning. Got a days travel insurance for 1.13, downloaded the app, and everything up and ready to go in two minutes. Great stuff. Will save a fortune of meals and cinema. Thanks Martin.
    • Dura
    • By Dura 20th Jul 18, 3:12 AM
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    Dura
    I've just bought travel insurance for 2.05 but the meerkat movies won't validate
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 20th Jul 18, 8:21 AM
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    DCFC79
    I've just bought travel insurance for 2.05 but the meerkat movies won't validate
    Originally posted by Dura
    Give it time ?
    Have you followed the steps to get it validated ?
    I remember doing mine via the app, did you do the same ?
    • zimcol
    • By zimcol 20th Jul 18, 11:03 AM
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    zimcol
    Spare Code
    Hi there, does any have a spare code for me to use today please?
    Would be greatly appreciated !
    Thanks
    • lisyloo
    • By lisyloo 20th Jul 18, 1:47 PM
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    lisyloo
    zimcol - you do know these are only valid on tuesday & wednesday?
    or did you want one to make the booking today?
    • Marj10
    • By Marj10 25th Jul 18, 12:37 PM
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    Marj10
    This is Brilliant.... I've just paid 1.06 for a one day insurance and got a year of 2 for 1 on meals and movies!!
    • Dark Star
    • By Dark Star 25th Jul 18, 3:41 PM
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    Dark Star
    My local (independent cinema) said today that they NO LONGER accept meerkat codes due to a recent change in meerkat's terms & conditions. Still shown as accepting it on the meerkat site though. Meerkat meals of little use, as none near me; have to go into big towns an hour away to find any. I prefer to stay local & help independent local places... had to pay for two tickets today.
    Think I need to lie down in a dark room for a bit...
    Lurking in a galaxy far far away...
    • lisyloo
    • By lisyloo 25th Jul 18, 3:57 PM
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    lisyloo
    Did you get any info on what the change is?
    • Dark Star
    • By Dark Star 26th Jul 18, 7:30 PM
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    Dark Star
    No.... they just said the terms & conditions had changed... so they would no longer accept the codes... hopefully it's a mistake but there were several members of staff there & none of them intervened to say that person was wrong...


    Meerkat movies is invaluable during the school holidays so it was a nasty shock to have to pay for both tickets...especially as I've been going there for years. Even the small child is trained to ask if it's a meerkat day before asking if we can go to the cinema...


    That'll be less visits then... boo hiss meerkat movies !
    Lurking in a galaxy far far away...
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 26th Jul 18, 7:48 PM
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    DCFC79
    No.... they just said the terms & conditions had changed... so they would no longer accept the codes... hopefully it's a mistake but there were several members of staff there & none of them intervened to say that person was wrong...


    Meerkat movies is invaluable during the school holidays so it was a nasty shock to have to pay for both tickets...especially as I've been going there for years. Even the small child is trained to ask if it's a meerkat day before asking if we can go to the cinema...


    That'll be less visits then... boo hiss meerkat movies !
    Originally posted by Dark Star

    Id ask the independent via email if they still accept the codes at cinema in anytown.
    • Dark Star
    • By Dark Star 26th Jul 18, 8:14 PM
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    Dark Star
    It's not part of a chain. It's one little independent cinema. With free parking in town. That is conveniently local. If I go there, I can achieve quite a lot with one trip (supermarkets/library/banking/post office etc.)


    I did email them to ask why though...not had a response...

    The Odeons & other big chains around probably still take it BUT they are over an hour away & I often have to pay to park in large towns etc. Not very MSE to have to pay lots more for petrol (& sometimes parking) just to save on one ticket. Some of them are in big business parks where there is nothing else I need...
    Lurking in a galaxy far far away...
    • lisyloo
    • By lisyloo 27th Jul 18, 11:11 AM
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    lisyloo
    That'll be less visits then... boo hiss meerkat movies !

    Hmm...I wouldn't be so quick to judge.
    Sounds like they don't want to do it (for whatever reason) and are blaming another party.
    • Dark Star
    • By Dark Star 27th Jul 18, 5:07 PM
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    Dark Star
    The cinema are citing the fact that meerkat meals has been introduced & this conflicts with their business.


    There are NO participating meerkat meals in the same town as the cinema or in any town within 10 miles. So I find it unlikely that you would enjoy a film there & then sit in a car for an hour just to get a meal offer. (The nearest participating places are in much bigger towns an hour away).


    No other local cinemas, no other local restaurants involved in this offer.


    So I feel it's just an excuse for them to pull out, sadly, as there is no conflict.
    Lurking in a galaxy far far away...
    • Kake888
    • By Kake888 6th Aug 18, 6:47 PM
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    Kake888
    Anyone need a code for this Tuesday or Wednesday just PM me.


    Regards,
    Kake
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 6th Aug 18, 8:43 PM
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    DCFC79
    Anyone need a code for this Tuesday or Wednesday just PM me.


    Regards,
    Kake
    Originally posted by Kake888

    Have you bought a policy ?
    • wiseyuk
    • By wiseyuk 15th Aug 18, 1:52 PM
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    wiseyuk
    Cinema Code for tonight
    Hi all, does any have a spare code for me to use tonight please? really helpful over the school holidays.

    Really appreciated !
    Thanks
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