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MSE's top tips on how to be festive and frugal this Christmas

16 December 2014

MSE has rounded up its top tips for cutting costs for shoppers planning to splurge on presents and festive trimmings

Travelling by train in the new year? Book your tickets tonight

4 December 2014

The price of some train tickets in 2015 will rise at 11.59pm tonight, so book now if you plan to travel in the new year

Shopping outside the EU this Christmas? Beware of hidden fees

3 December 2014

If you're looking for a bargain Christmas gift abroad make sure you factor in customs duty and VAT, warns HMRC

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Older News Stories

7 October 2014

Former Farepak customer? £1m has yet to be cashed in

More than 11,000 former Farepak customers are yet to collect their share of a £1 million victim pot

2 January 2014

Christmas gifts not up to scratch? Here's what to do

Were your Christmas gifts not what you’d hoped for?You may be able to get a refund, an exchange or a repair

6 December 2013

Buying a tablet for Christmas? Don't spend more than you need to

Tablets will be among the hottest presents this Christmas - if you're buying one, don't spend over the odds

14 November 2013

Bagging Christmas bargains from overseas? Make sure you get the tax right, HMRC says

Shoppers looking to bag Christmas bargains overseas this year should beware import costs and taxes before they buy

16 September 2013

100 days to Christmas: 12 do-nows to spend less on the big day

The best time to start saving is January, but with 100 days to go till Christmas, there are still ways to save big

6 February 2013

50% already started Christmas 2013 shopping

Some 46% have done at least some of their Christmas shopping for this year, while 4% have done the lot

7 January 2013

Spending less at Christmas meant more enjoyment, MSE poll finds

Those who cut back had a better time over Christmas than those who spent more than usual

4 January 2013

Shoppers vent fury at Yodel as Christmas deliveries arrive late

Complaints about delivery giant Yodel include presents arriving late for Christmas, and damaged parcels

4 January 2013

Royal Mail fails to deliver Santa letters to kids by Christmas

Many children have been left disappointed after letters from Santa failed to turn up over the Christmas period

27 December 2012

Christmas presents arrived late? Know your refund rights

While you won't be able to make up for the disappointment, you may be able to get your money back or get compensation

6 December 2012

Consumer spending down over early Christmas period

Christmas shoppers are spending less this year as consumers tighten their belts, new research has shown

5 December 2012

Four million tempted by payday loans, survey says

Some 8% of people surveyed by R3 said the cost of the festive season is driving them towards considering a payday loan

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