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!

Hits Radio Show Me The Money

Daily prize draws – ends 29.1.21
To enter, complete the entry form at the end of the T&Cs at

Did you know that for a chance to win the big cash prizes advertised on many radio stations, you can enter for FREE online instead of sending a £2 text message? This January, Bauer have cash prizes up for grabs across most of their stations – and for this Hits Radio promotion, you can enter 60 times in total for free. Get your entries in all at once as they will go into all subsequent daily draws throughout the whole of January. If you’re a daily winner, you’ll be called just after 3pm – and don’t worry, you don’t need to answer a question!
Click here for full details of Show Me The Money plus the other Bauer comps

Maltesers Bunnies  

Standard rate text prize draw – ends 5.4.21
To enter, text BUNNIES to 78866 

There are 69 cash prizes to be won across 13 weekly prize draws in this Maltesers promotion, with three winners getting £1000 cash! It’s only one entry per person per week – the text is standard rate so will cost about 10p. There’s also a specific Co-op version you can enter too, with a £10k prize and 200 runners up prizes of a tenner!
Click here for full details of the Maltesers Bunnies promotion
Tip: Set a reminder in your calendar or on your phone to do your weekly entry!

Uncle Ben’s Lucky Red Envelope

Purchase-necessary instant win – ends 5.3.2021
Buy any Uncle Ben’s product, then enter your details at

Uncle Ben’s are celebrating Chinese New Year by giving away 189 cash prizes (including four £1000 prizes) in this instant win promotion, plus thousands of money off coupons and free packs of rice. If you win a cash prize you’ll need to upload a copy of your receipt – you can enter once a day and win multiple prizes! 
Click here for details of the Uncle Bens Lucky Red Envelope promotion
Tip: If you’re the first entry after a random ‘winning moment’ you’ll win a prize – enter overnight for the best chance of a win!

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

Gressingham Recipe books

Web prize draw – ends 31.1.21
To enter, complete the entry form at

This is a simple web prize draw, with 250 prizes of a Gressingham recipe book!
Click here for full details of the Gressingham recipe book 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

39 Responses

  1. Stella Holvey says:

    Just won a free 250g pouch of Uncle Ben’s thanks Di

  2. Lorna-Jane Holland says:

    I’ve just won £20 with Uncle Ben’s – thanks Di!

  3. Think everybody’s overloaded the Nectar Points spin & win – both links give a 502 Proxy error & other bits of the site our broken.

  4. Aggie says:

    Hi Di, thank you for your website, I entered Liverpool FC competition last month and today I just received my prize ,it was a football kit for my son, we couldn’t believed it !

  5. Hi Di,
    I’m new to this but I’ve seen a text comp in The Sun to win an electric Corsa.
    Is this worth entering? Texts cost £2

    • Di says:

      Personally I wouldn’t enter by text – it’s widely advertised and is likely to get well over 100,000 entries! If you check the details there’s other entry options – you can also enter by collecting seven Sun Savers codes between 12 & 24 October, and entering them on the Sun Savers website or app (check Money Saving Expert as it’s likely a member may share the codes on a comping forum!)

      You could send a postcard too, which would save you a bit of money as you’d only need to buy a second class stamp! It’s always worth checking if there’s a cheaper option for premium rate text competitions, like this one or the ITV ones. “Enter by post by sending your name and contact number to SUN VAUXHALL COMPETITION, P.O. Box 4445, Colchester, CO2 8GD. Max one postal entry. “

  6. Enkeleda Kamxhiu says:

    Thank you

  7. Karen says:

    Hello! I have entered the perfect match competition for many days now but I still haven’t won 🙁 do you have any tips that could give me some luck. Thanks.

    • Di says:

      I’ve entered every day since it began, at all hours of the day and still haven’t won a prize! Although many of my readers have won all 4 prizes – a TV, soundbar, bean bag AND a snack pack! Unfortunately we just have to keep plugging away. If there’s another household member, get them to enter daily too so you can double your chances. Unfortunately we only have a few days left of this one!

  8. James says:

    Hi Di, love the tips on competitions, i won a tv with the Pepsi comp! I entered at 5am and couldn’t believe i won,
    Good luck everyone, stay safe and keep entering!

  9. Nicola France says:

    Hi, just wondering if the B.O.B Milk competition is a daily entry or once only draw, Thank you

  10. Lidiya says:

    They only announced two winners for the Roddas Competition this week? I thought it was 3 winners every week.

  11. helena denton says:


  12. Katerina says:

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

  13. James Turner says:

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

  14. Catherine Wressell says:


  15. 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

    • Di says:

      Yes! I picked up a few bags yesterday (much to my son’s delight) and will be posting about it soon!

  16. 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.

  17. 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) ..

  18. Sam says:

    M&S hampers comp completed

  19. Heather Cain says:

    Thank you. Will take a look

  20. Frances Heaton says:

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

  21. 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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