Ballin’ On A Budget

8 January 2018

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” ~ E. E. Cummings

Sound like a quote describing your current bank account? Welcome to January! Another year, another January making some (if not most) ball on a budget due to ‘Zi-Big days aka Dezemba. For those of us counting the coins and hoping for Jan-u-worry miracles, there is hope yet.

The best part about this time of the year is, of course, the numerous sales across industries and awesome discount sites and making the month stretch to our tight pockets.

We don’t want you to miss out on your fabulous lifestyle. We have listed some awesome sites below you should check out if you find yourself balling on a budget.

The Entertainer

Cost: R495 (If you buy today it will only cost you R295)

Season: All Year Round

Why WE Like: The Entertainer is based on a 2 – for – 1 offers across food, leisure, everyday items, travel, beauty and spans across 20 different cities in South Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. They have also recently included, which we absolutely love, Cheers. 2 – for – 1 deals on drinks. Halleluyah!


Hyperli –

Cost: Free to sign up – WOOP!

Season: All Year Round

Why WE Like: Firstly, its free to sign up, let’s start there. All year round variety of all your local favourites at a discount. Food, goods, activities, and getaways. We definitely love the food and drinks and things to do.


One Day Only –

Cost: FREE – just sign up

Season: All Year Round
Why WE Like: The best deals for only 24 hours! That’s right, you only have literally one day to get the deal and then it’s GONE! Exciting!


Daddy’s Deals –

Cost: FREE

Season: All year round

Why WE Like: Every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays new deals are sent to you in your city so you are always updated. Thanks!


Deal Zone –

Cost: Just sign up!

Season: Daily

Why WE Like: Can you say no to daily deals? In January?


Deal A Day –

Cost: Create that account.

Season: 365 Days

Why WE Like: Wide variety of items. Free delivery for items over R500 and delivered within 3- 5 days. Did we mention that clearance sale? Ok.


Lekka Deals –


Season: All Year Round

Why WE Like: So they have collected all the deals, specials and competitions from your favourite brands and organised it into simple categories for easy browsing. So you can not only head out and purchase but win too. Also, all the deals are from social media platforms so even easier access. Thank you!

Loot –

Cost: FREE – Just sign up!

Season: All Year Round

Why WE Like: Waaaay too many items at hella discounts to choose from. If you cannot find what you looking for here then we honestly don’t know.


Wuhu –

Cost: Sign Up!

Season: All Year Round

Why WE Like: Discounted everyday items from Spar, Pick n Pay or Dischem. Definitely, one to check out this January!

You can thank us later! Comment below on which ones you live by the ones you will be checking out. Remember to ALWAYS READ THE FINE PRINT and do a little research on your purchases.



We obviously would not leave you hanging. We have ONE The Entertainer Voucher to give away this January worth R495!

To Win:

1 – Subscribe to Likers Of things (

2 – Tell us how you are #BallinOnABudget 

3 -Follow Likers Of Things on Instagram & Twitter & Facebook

The Ts & Cs

Remeber to follow and tag Likers Of Things on all entries.

Only online answers will be eligible to Win

Competition closes Thursday 18 January 2018  5pm. Winners will be announced Friday 19 January 2018 by 5pm.

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