Digital Advertising

Advertise with us Online

In the UK, Time Out reaches 4.6 million unique users every month (NRS PADD Jul-Dec 2015), and has a combined audience of more than 1.5 million fans across Facebook, Twitter & Youtube.

We have dedicated city websites for London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow.


Standard display (desktop)

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Standard display (desktop)

Site Expandable (desktop)

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Site Expandable (desktop)

High impact roadblock (desktop)

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Expandable display (desktop)

Mobile devices

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Mobile devices

Specs & Guidelines

Ad specs

  • File Size: 40k maximum for Flash, GIF/JPEG files
  • Rotations/loops: No more than 3
  • Frame rate: 25 frames per second maximum
  • URL: Please provide web address for linking banner ads
  • Image types: GIF, JPEG, Flash 10.1 or lower
  • 3rd party tag: If providing rich creative via a 3rd party tag, please apply a polite load of max 40kb
  • GIF/JPEG backup: Rich media creative require a GIF/JPEG backup for users who do not have the Macromedia Flash plug-in.

Interactive specs

  • CLICK TAG for flash creative:
    • on (release) {getURL (_level0.clickTag, “_blank”); }
  • Sound:
    • Must be user initiated.
    • If the sound is initiated by click there should also be a visible mute button.
    • If the sound is initiated by mouse roll over, it should also stop on mouse off.
  • 3rd party tag: If providing rich creative via a 3rd party tag, please apply a polite load of max 40kb

Rich Media + Overlays

  • Dimensions: 800x450 pixels maximum
  • Video File: max 1MB
  • Sound: must be user initiated
    • Audio must be user-initiated with the same action to stop as is used to play (Click to Play/Click to Stop; Mouse over to Play/Mouse Off to Stop).
    • Stop/Mute and Start buttons are required.
  • A clearly defined close button must be visible at all times: clicking on the button should close the ad immediately.
  • Loops: Video cannot loop more than one time and cannot exceed more than 30 seconds total animation; 15 seconds preferred.
  • Note: Overlays/Floating ads may be viewable by only certain browsers and operating systems. We will not show the ad for any browsers or operating systems when the technology could cause system instability or crashes.

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Contact Us

To find out more about advertising on our site, apps and emails, please contact us.


Annabel McQueen

Sales Director

T: +44 (0)20 7813 6463
E: annabelmcqueen@timeout.com

Thibaut Court

General Sales Manager, Time Out Paris

E: thibautcourt@timeout.fr