The McGovern family are having a break from KitKats – a few of them, in fact, what’s more, in extraordinary locations After purchasing 54,000 of the chocolate bars in just two months, Pat what’s more, Hymn McGovern what’s more, their two c

April 2005
The McGovern family are having a break from KitKats – a few of them, in fact, what’s more, in extraordinary locations

After purchasing 54,000 of the chocolate bars in just two months, Pat what’s more, Hymn McGovern what’s more, their two children have so far crunched their way through 20,000 of them

Apart from the to some degree samey diet, however, they have totally no complaints

Mr McGovern purchased 6,000 99p packs to take advantage of a multi-million pound on-line sell off being advertised by makers Nestle

In a buy- one-get- one-free offer, he spent just under £3,000 – cash the family had been sparing for a conservatory

But the bet paid off in style what’s more, the fast-thinking family turned the money into £12,000 worth of prizes counting three extravagance holidays

The diversion includes players offering for prizes utilizing points, or, on the other hand KitKash, gathered utilizing a code on the KitKat wrappers
‘It was a bit stressing at first’

Mrs McGovern, 49, a common servant, said they figured it out that in the event that they purchased enough bars to outbid everybody else they could get a pull of goods

They are presently getting ready for a two-week occasion for four in Queensland, Australia worth £5,000, a family trip to Disneyland Paris worth £2,000, what’s more, a £2,000 occasion for two in Los Angeles

The family have as of now been to the London debut of Miss Congeniality II, where they met Sandra Bullock what’s more, Hugh Grant, what’s more, won an expenses-paid trip to see the West End melodic Chitty Chitty Blast Bang

They have too been getting utilized to their new £2,500 plasma screen TV, £100 convenient DVD player what’s more, a Sky Motion pictures membership worth around £400

Mrs McGovern said last night: “We just thought we’d go for it after hearing a companion had won a auto for the equal of £400

“I had been sparing for a new studio yet we thought we’d have a few fun instead

“It was a bit stressing at to start with since we didn’t truly know regardless of whether what we were doing would work Be that as it may at the point when it did we just begun offering for more what’s more, more things what’s more, we still are ”

The family utilized around 100,000 focuses – a negligible £220 – to win the occasion to Los Angeles what’s more, 800,000 focuses – around £1,700 – to win the Australia trip
Ate up to 100 bars a day

However, after each eating up to 100 bars a day, Mr what’s more, Mrs McGovern what’s more, their children Andrew, 22, what’s more, 16-year-old Scot have put on over a stone between them

And with boxes pressed with KitKats presently stacked in their home in Redcar, Teesside, they have chosen to give the snacks away to nearby essential schools, youth clubs what’s more, charities, as well as neighbors what’s more, friends
Mr McGovern, 53, a previous Illustrious Signalman, said: “We’re debilitated of KitKats We’ve had KitKats for breakfast, supper what’s more, tea for two months

“We must have eaten half of them ourselves Our waistlines have absolutely extended yet we’re totally over the moon with all our prizes – it was well worth shelling out the money

“It was a bit of a bet to spend so much cash The staff at our nearby corner shop, Tesco what’s more, Asda must have thought we’d gone totally mad We were purchasing as numerous packs as conceivable each time we went shopping what’s more, finished up with them all over the house

“The amusing thing is the young men still can’t get enough of them They were a bit of a family top pick yet to my mind you can have as well much of a great thing ”

Mark Simester, KitKat’s promoting manager, said: “We are to a great degree awed with the McGovern family’s commitment to KitKash what’s more, truly trust they appreciate all the incredible things they have won “

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