Top 5 competitions to enter right now!

It’s easy to enter competitions – but of course, it’s much harder to win them!  But knowing the right type of comps to enter will give you a better chance of a prize.

This blog post will be kept up to date with current prize draws or competitions where I believe you have a great chance of winning a prize. These are likely to be creative, purchase-necessary or comps with a LOT of smaller prizes – and I’ll try to include a range of different types of prize promotions, so you can start learning which ones are the best to have a go at!

Good luck – let me know if you win any of my top competitions!

Baking Mad & Kitchen Aid

Instagram photo prize draw – ends 12.6.20
To enter, upload a photo of your homemade bake to Instagram with @bakingmad, @kitchenaid_uk and #makeittogether – and nominate a friend to win too!

Baking Mad are giving away £20,000 of Kitchen Aid stand mixers! A random winner is chosen every weekday until 12 June 2020, and both them and their nominated friend will win a mixer.
Click here for full details on the Kitchen Aid promotion

Tip: always check T&Cs of creative competitions before you enter. Many people avoid them, presuming they’re not talented enough to win – but winners are often chosen at random!

Pepsi, Doritos & Walkers Perfect Match 

Purchase necessary instant win – ends 26.7.20
Enter by buying a promotional bag of Doritos, Pepsi Max or Walkers Max and enter the batch code at

With 6,637 prizes guaranteed to be won, including 402 TVs and 583 soundbars, it works out at about three prizes per hour so you have a good chance of success in this promotion! You can enter twice a day.

Tip: with winning moments comps, an early morning entry gives you a good chance of a win!
Click here for full details of the Pepsi & Doritos promotion

Haribo Prizes 

Purchase necessary instant win and prize draw – ends 31.10.20
Enter by buying a promotional bag of Haribo sweets and entering the unique code at

With 4,200 prizes guaranteed to be won, including XBoxes and board games, you have a good chance of success in this promotion! There’s one winning moment every hour, and although you can only enter once a day, you can win unlimited prizes. All entries also go into a prize draw to win a Florida holiday!

Tip: the codes are printed on the outside of the bags rather than inside, so you can keep the packets tucked away for future scoffing!
Click here for full details of the Haribo Prizes promotion

Blossom Hill Friendship Fridays

Instagram photo competition – ends 17.6.20
To enter, share a photo of you and your friend on Instagram as soon as possible after 12 noon on a Wednesday, using #TogetherLetsBlossom and tagging @blossomhill

Don’t let ‘Friendship Fridays’ confuse you – it’s actually on a Wednesday that you need to enter! You need to be one of the first 150 to upload a photo to Instagram after the competition is posted around 12 noon. Each of the winners gets a bouquet and a bottle of Blossom Hill for themselves AND the friend in their photo!

Tip: get your post ready as a draft so you can post it as soon as Blossom Hill post their competition post at noon on Wednesday!
Click here for full details of the Blossom Hill competition

Mentos Me & You

Photo prize draw – ends 31.1.21
Enter daily on Facebook or Instagram with a selfie of you and your packet of Mentos

Buy a packet of ‘Me & You’ branded Mentos, then take a selfie and share on Facebook or Instagram with #MentosMeAndYou. There’s a Mentos gift box to be won every day in a random prize draw, plus monthly prizes of ten £99.99 BuyAGft vouchers, plus 15 grand prizes of a £1,000 BuyAGift voucher!
Tip: for a selfie comp like this one, take a batch of slightly different photos at the same time – then set a daily alarm on your phone so you don’t forget to enter every day!
Click here for full details of the Mentos selfie promotion


Good luck with these five great prize promotions! If you want to find more top competitions like this, join the Lucky Learners Facebook group. You’ll also find lots more comping tips for beginners in my Getting Started guide

18 Responses

  1. helena denton says:


  2. Katerina says:

    How do you calculate the exact number of your bills. You include mortgage, electricity, water and internet?

  3. James Turner says:

    Hey Di,
    Just to let you know that the Tesco comp ended yesterday.

  4. Catherine Wressell says:


  5. Have you seen the Hairbo 25 years of star mix competition starts 3rd Feb it is one when you have a code on the sweet packet that takes you through to an entry form. Cant find much on the terms and conditions but looks like a lot of prizes this ink give some info

  6. Liz Whitney says:

    Thank you so much Di, I’ve just seen this in time to enter the Asda Innovations Awards comp. Also the Walkers/Tesco one, a nice lot of prizes for these two. Fingers crossed.

  7. Debbie Miller says:

    Thank you.. I am a bit worried about following so many new companies on Twitter at once.. don’t want to receive a ban.. (M&S hamper) ..

  8. Sam says:

    M&S hampers comp completed

  9. Heather Cain says:

    Thank you. Will take a look

  10. Frances Heaton says:

    Thanks Di, have done a couple of the comps, just need purchases for the others.

  11. Mel says:

    How many times can you enter the swizzels competition?

    • Di says:

      I’ve asked them and they replied ‘as many times as you like!’ – good luck!

      • Melanie Walker says:

        Brill thank you for checking. I take it they didn’t say that you was limited to one a day like the pringles one?

        • Di says:

          They didn’t say, Melanie – just ‘as many times as you like’ – I think if it was random winners then they would put a limit on entries.

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