Mum’s the Word: How Brits Celebrate Mother’s Day

We surveyed 2,000 Brits to discover the nation’s favourite ways of celebrating Mother’s Day.

a pink gift parcel that says I love you mom, next to flowers on a pink background
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Mother’s Day holds deep sentimental value for many of us, allowing us to show our appreciation for those who look after us. How we express our gratitude can play a unifying role on this day, showcasing how we choose to honour our caring mums.

We surveyed 2,000 Brits to discover the nation’s favourite ways of celebrating Mother’s Day. However, days like these can rack up a hefty bill, so how can we save money while still treating our mums to the best? We present the various ways this can be done - because pampering our mums shouldn’t have to strain our wallets.

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Savings made using voucher codes during Mother’s Day 2023:
Header Cell - Column 0 Total SavedAverage £ SavedAverage % Saved
Mother's Day Week£105,809.42£17.6825%
Mother's Day Weekend£51,016.08£18.9923%
Mother's Day£17,242.92£18.5822%
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Category savings during Mother’s Day 2023:
Header Cell - Column 0 Mother's Day WeekMother's Day WeekendMother's DayAverage £ SavedAverage % Saved
Gifts & Occasions£8,604.69£3,614.18£1744.49£7.3339%
Days Out & Attractions£425.91£244.44£87.14£11.5116%
Restaurants/Food/ Takeaways£9440.86£7,832.91£1,977.81£14.3030%
Nathan Walters

I joined MyVoucherCodes as a Deal Expert, searching the web and sourcing the best deals, discount codes and sales to benefit our readers. I decided to combine these money-saving skills with my love of writing and become an Editor, sharing what I have learned to help you get the most out of your money. As a student for four years, I understand the need to budget and get more for less.  As well as providing budget-friendly advice here at MVC, I have written money-saving works for well-known publications such as The Sun and Pick Me Up!

I love playing video games and later writing reviews at GameReport in my spare time. I also enjoy anything to do with technology and cool gadgets, and I'm constantly adding extras and components to my home gaming computer. Additionally, I love DIY. Having worked in a tool store as a student, I enjoy fixing things, whether my car or home.