How to survive a tough day

Two words: Boxset. Marathon.

Tablet on. Popcorn at the ready. Duvet pulled up to your neck. Forget your bad day and indulge in a bit of escapism.

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Staying in is the new going out

Have you just been having one of those days? Well, whether it was a flat tyre on the way to work, leaving your wallet on the train or getting caught out in the rain with no umbrella – don’t worry, we’ve got the perfect pick-me-up. There’s nothing better than a day (or a week) in bed or on the sofa, tucked up under your duvet, surrounded by great entertainment. Close the curtains, lock the door and embrace the comfort of your own home. You just need the right kit and apps to get you started.

Be prepared

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Find the right tablet

Pick the best kit for your boxset marathon.

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Get app happy

Entertainment at the touch of a button.

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Treat yourself

One more snack won't hurt.

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Stay tuned in every room

First things first, you'll need to make sure you've got the right tablet before you head into hibernation. You can't go far wrong with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. It's slim and light, so easy to shift from room to room, meaning there's always time for one more episode. It supports wired fast charging too, so you can quickly power up and carry on with your TV binge if it runs low on battery. And the 10.5 inch AMOLED display gives you true to life colours, with depth and detail.

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Cry and laugh in the bath

A worthy alternative is the Alcatel 3T 8. You can enjoy your favourite films and shows on the 8 inch screen and high resolution display. And it has the added bonus of being splash proof, so you can have a relaxing bubble bath and watch movies at the same time. You’ve earned it.

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Don't forget the kids

For something the whole family can enjoy, there's the Alcatel Family Tablet Bundle. It comes with a protective case, screen protector and a 24 month subscription to the child-friendly Azoomee app. So you know the kids are safe using the tablet, and the tablet is safe from the kids.

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Give the oven a break

Ovens need holidays too (probably). And anyway, you’re going to be far too busy discovering your new favourite shows and movies to think about cooking. So focus on what’s important and let someone else take care of the food. Apps like DeliverooUberEats, and Just Eat will bring your favourite comfort food straight to your door. All you need to do is muster the energy to raise a fork to your mouth.

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Get the moon on a stick

With so much entertainment on demand, you really are spoilt for choice. BBC iPlayer lets you watch live TV, and catch up on the past 30 days. It’s free too. If you want to broaden your horizons, then Amazon Prime and Netflix are available from £7.99 a month, and are brimming with exclusive movies and shows, like The Grand Tour (Amazon) and Narcos (Netflix). You can even test the water with a free one month trial.

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But wait, there's more

To make your duvet days extra special, you’re going to need snacks. This is where we can help. We’ve got all sorts of food and drink offers on Priority. From free snacks to discounted dinners, there’s always something that’ll take your fancy. Head over to Priority to see what deals we’ve got on.

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