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Friday, July 11 2014

World Cup Cook Off!

Once again we have been stuffing our faces at Maximiles HQ! This time it’s all in aid of the world cup.

You may already be aware we love a bake off. Well, in true spirit of the World Cup 2014 we decided to have a cook off this week. Those keen to take part were given a country (participating in the World Cup of course) & asked to produce a dish to represent their country.

We have included a couple of photos of our favourites & of course the winner who was Jamie (Assistant Accountant) with his very accurately measured & perfectly presented ‘Alfajores’ from Argentina (for those of you scratching your heads they are two round, sweet biscuits joined together with mousse, dulce de leche or jam)! World Cup Cook Off Alfajores

Other entries included Craig’s Du pain, Du Vin, Du Boursin (or Bread, Wine and Cheese) for France! Bending the rules slightly with this shop bought bundle of treats but we certainly enjoyed them. World Cup Cook Off France

A vibrant creation for Germany with Steve’s ‘Erdbeertorte’ (A Strawberry pie) World Cup Cook Off Erdbeertorte

Last but not least, some fabulous ‘Portuguese Tarts’ from Amy (bit like an egg custard). World Cup Cook Off Portuguese Tarts2

Which is your favourite? Please leave a comment if you would like us to share the recipe for any of these. Also, if you are a keen cook/ baker then check out some of our fantastic rewards below:
Tala Retro Design Round Cake Tin Tala Retro Design Round Cake Tins – only 3,840 points
Delicious magazine subscription Delicious magazine subscription - 4,060 points
Russell Hobbs Mini Chopper Russell Hobbs Mini Chopper – 4,350 points

Thursday, May 1 2014

Gourmet Society Facebook Giveaway T&Cs


We have 30 FREE Gourmet Society Cards to giveaway! All you have to do is share the allocated Facebook post & send us a private message with the email address you used when you signed up to Maximiles UK. Simple!

Offer only available to Maximiles members and T&Cs apply.

We have listed below the T&Cs for our Gourmet Society Facebook Giveaway.

  • There are 30 subscription cards available for the first 30 Maximiles members to share our Facebook post
  • After you have shared the Facebook post you need to private message us on Facebook with the email address you used when you signed up to Maximiles UK so that we can contact you about your prize.
  • There is 1 gourmet card available per member
  • The Gourmet cards offer up to 1 month FREE subscription
  • The competition will run while stock lasts
  • Competition winners will be notified via email before the prize is dispatched. Delivery address details will need to be confirmed by each winner.
  • This competition is not open to Maximiles staff
  • This competition is open to Maximiles members only

Not a member? Register Here

What are Gourmet Society Cards? Accepted at over 6000 restaurants in the UK, this card can be used to get either up to 50% off the bill or receive 2 for 1 on meals, depending on the restaurant. Click here for Gourmet Society Card FAQ's


Friday, February 28 2014


We are looking forward to launching our new Juice email this weekend, squeezing Top Offers, Free Points, Voucher Codes & Top Rewards into your inbox fortnightly.

In the true spirit of things we have recently purchased a juicer for Maximiles HQ & thought we would share this morning’s recipe with you! What's your favourite Juice?

Pear Spinach Juice

Process the following ingredients in a juicer, shake or stir and serve.

  • 2 pears
  • 2 apples (preferably green)
  • 2 cups of spinach
  • a few mint leaves


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Wednesday, February 26 2014

The Little Maximiles Bake Off!

The Little Maximiles Bake Off


We all love & miss the popular TV series ‘The Great British Bake Off’ & June seems just too far away!

Here at Maximiles we also love a bake off & this time we decided to set a challenge themed absolutely fabulous cakes. We have been taking the judging very seriously & stuffing our faces with sweet treats all day!

With a total of six entries this morning including; mojito cakes, macarons, rosemary & lemon shortbread, tingle cupcakes, Victoria sponge & Reese’s pieces baked cheesecake we were spoilt for choice.

It was a close call… The winner for the best looking bake goes to Amy (Media Director) for her fabulous "Tim themed" macarons.


The winner for the tastiest bake goes to Craig (Financial Director) for his indulgent Reese’s pieces baked cheesecake.


Are you a keen baker? Collect/ spend your points with Maximiles & get baking today…

Buy a recipe book: --> The Book People, Collect 6 points/ £1 spent

Buy bakeware: --> Debenhams, Collect 3 points/ £1 spent

Buy your ingredients: --> Ocado, Collect 500 points/ Completing Voucher Offer

Spend you points: -->

Tala Retro Design Round Cake Tins - 3 Pack for 3,840 points

Set of 3 Non-Stick Spring Form Shapes Cake Tins for 3,650 points.

Kitchen Craft Blowtorch / Cook's Blowtorch for 2,890 points.

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Monday, February 17 2014

Introducing Maximiles Juice


Look out for our brand new email… Maximiles Juice!

Squeezing Top Offers, Free Points, Voucher Codes & Top Rewards into your inbox once a fortnight.

Helping you to maximise your points balance & to get the most out of shopping with our merchants.

Plus, we have added a NEW feature. In addition to the free points & top offers already listed in the email we are also offering you the chance to collect 5 free bonus points per email by simply clicking on each of the offers featured. There is 1 point up for grabs per offer!

You can also follow #MaximilesJuice on Twitter & Facebook to access even more juicy deals. Facebook_Juice_Blog Twitter

Tuesday, January 28 2014

*CLOSED* Gourmet Society Giveaway

Gourmet Society Giveaway!

Would you like to get 50% off at over 6,000 restaurants in 2014? Gourmet Society Giveaway

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Wednesday, November 13 2013

Last Order Dates for Christmas

Here at Maximiles we know that this time of year gets pretty jam-packed...

Last orders 2013

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Monday, October 7 2013

Christmas Made Easy

This competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.


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Monday, August 19 2013

Bank Holiday Bonanza

Bank Hol Comp

We’re celebrating the bank holiday with a competition where you could win 25,000 points!

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Tuesday, May 14 2013

Are you a winner?

Take a look to see if you're our latest winner......


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Wednesday, April 17 2013

Let them eat cake

The Great British Bake Off effect...


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Monday, April 15 2013

Register with Ipsos for your chance of winning 5,000 points

Don't miss out on the chance of winning 5,000 points!

***This competition is now closed. Congratulations to L.Gillies who won 5,000 points.***


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Tuesday, February 19 2013

And the winner is....

Feeling the Oscar buzz? We're getting a tad excited here at the Maximiles office and the results from our recent 'Oscar Buzz' quick poll makes for very interesting reading...

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Monday, February 18 2013

Oscar nominated films from only 2,000 points

We've put together a special rewards category for some 2012 Oscar Nominees...


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Love films & love free points?

Then we've got something that's going to make you very happy...

Love Film

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Monday, January 14 2013

Download our mobile app for your chance to win 5,000 points

Download the Maximiles mobile app by 11.59pm on 1st February and you could be the lucky winner of 5,000 points!

Mobile app

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Monday, November 12 2012

Register with Gap for your chance to win 5,000 points

Register with Gap to get 30% off their entire range. Sign up by 19th November and you'll be entered into a prize draw to win 5,000 points.

Gap Offer

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Monday, October 1 2012

Christmas is on its way....

Christmas will be here before you know it, and to get everyone in the festive spirit we're running a fantastic competition...


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Wednesday, September 5 2012

Fashion Fusion

The rise of the designer/high-street collaboration


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Tuesday, July 24 2012

Flash Sale!

We're reducing Batman Begins / The Dark Knight - Triple Play (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) from 3,500 to 1,500 points!

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