Vix Leyton

Vix Leyton

Welsh Vix is our consumer finance expert, as well as a stand up comedian, columnist and co-host of Hotukdeals’ celebrity shopping confessions podcast ‘False Economy’.

Discovered by comedian Mark Watson on Twitter in 2019, she is a professional stand up as well as host of the smash hit panel show ‘The Comedy Arcade’.

An award winning Money expert, winning trophies at the Headlinemoney awards in 2015 and 2017, she is Standard Issue podcast’s consumer champion, and a regular media commentator on all matters household money. That said she is also an incurable impulse buyer, and frequently finds it difficult to apply her solid, sensible advice to her own life.

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BREAKING: Government move to ban drip pricing on flights

The government has announced they will be tackling hidden costs on flights, here's everything we know so far


Lovely Christmas shopping arcade ready for Black Friday
Is Black Friday taking over November? And are the deals really worth the hype? 

With retailers targeting shoppers more cash-strapped than ever on the biggest shopping event of the year, will Black Friday see...


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As American Insta-fall gets pumpkin patches trending, we reveal where you can get THAT perfect seasonal shot this weekend

If you're curious about the latest pumpkin patch trend but don't know where to start we've got you covered, here's...


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How to get the cheapest train tickets home for Christmas – spoiler alert: you need to buy them now

With Christmas coming down the track, we reveal how to get the cheapest train tickets home to celebrate, what to...


Toys you might see in Sainsbury's Toy Sale this year
Sainsbury’s Toy Sale dates leaked! Up to 50% off on brands like LEGO, Barbie and Nerf

Sainsbury’s Toy Sale is an annual shopping event that offers deep discounts on the UK's biggest toy brands from Barbie...


Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Only 48 hours left to buy hyper realistic, hyper infuriating Kingdom Come: Deliverance Royal Edition for 75% off!

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is one of the most infuriatingly hyper-real RPGs, and it's 75% off for the next 48 hours....


Turn your preloved items into cash!
Preloved clothes can be big business. How can you make the most of it and could you be better off buying new?

The preloved market is booming in the UK via platforms like Vinted, but what brands hold their value and make...


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Steam is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a gigantic sale of every Valve title, don’t miss out on these classics!

Steam has a 20 year anniversary sale on with massive discounts on Valve's most iconic titles. Find out more here.


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How to do Edinburgh Fringe on a budget (including the secret stay-home option)

Edinburgh Fringe is world renowned as one of the biggest arts festivals in the world, and has been a pilgrimage...


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A snap poll of Twitter shows 4% have missed a payment since the cost of living crisis began; here is what to do if you’re at risk.

Vix Leyton discusses what to do if you are missing payments or can't pay your bills during the cost of...


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Prom Fever: Parents spend over £750 for one night!

Parents set to spend over £750 on prom as half admit they will resort to credit cards to pay for...


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Top 6 ethical shopping tips for the high street

With fast fashion continuing to dominate the high street and online, what can you do to move away from that...


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The New Parent Index: the best and worst countries for new parents

Analysing factors such as cost of newborn essentials, disposable household income, maternity leave, and government support, hotukdeals compared 38 OECD-affiliated...


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Money saving tips for this summer’s festivals

Consumer expert and glamper extraordinaire, Vix Leyton, offers some advice for saving on that summer staple — the festival.


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Use Clubcard vouchers for a 33% discount on your train adventures!

hotukdeals savings expert, Vix Leyton, tells you how to save money on train travel using Tesco Clubcard vouchers.


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Seatfrog: Get into First Class for as little as £12

I was recommended a new-ish travel app called Seatfrog, used for upgrading your train travel. Let's say I wasn't disappointed.


Sneakers are big business.
Rep Creps: What does it mean to be a sneakerhead?

Would you pay £2,000 for a pair of trainers that only cost £150 when they went on sale a few...


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DIWhy? The Flat-Pack Stress Index

From moving into your first home to refurnishing your current one, nothing in our homes quite tests our patience like...


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Bulking up or keeping fit: Hottest Celebrity Workouts

Whether it was Arnold Schwarzenegger bursting out of his shirt and onto our screens in Pumping Iron, or Jane Fonda’s...