MSE News

July

Top 15+ holiday destinations from the UK – where can you still travel to?

We've looked at the top tourist destinations to sort out where you can go without needing to quarantine

26 November 2020

'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme offers 50% off meals out in August – who's in?

The Chancellor has announced that the Government will offer an 'eat out to help out' discount scheme in August, giving people up to £10 off some meals at restaurants, cafes and pubs

1 September 2020

Spain travel restrictions – your rights on refunds, insurance, quarantine pay and more

Holidaymakers returning from Spain must self-isolate for 14 days after the Government reimposed quarantine rules aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus on 26 July

18 August 2020

Student Loans Company's new 'quick repayment' tool is dangerous and irresponsible, says Martin Lewis

MoneySavingExpert.com is today slamming "irresponsible and dangerous" changes made by the Student Loans Company to its website, which fly in the face of evidence and recommendations presented to both it and the Government

10 August 2020

Can I get help towards my child's school uniform costs?

If you're on a low income, you could get as much as £200 a year towards the cost of your child's school uniform – saving you £100s or even £1,000s (if you have more than one child) over their school years

4 August 2020

Sainsbury's Bank stops accepting ALL self-employed people for credit cards and loans

Sainsbury's Bank has brought in strict new lending restrictions which mean it is no longer issuing new credit cards or loans to anyone who's self-employed

31 July 2020

Luxembourg added to UK travel exclusion list – your rights

Luxembourg has become the latest country to be added back on to the UK's travel exclusion list

31 July 2020

Regulator proposes new rule change to help more mortgage prisoners – but lenders won't have to apply it

The financial regulator has proposed a change to its rules which could make it easier for 10,000s of borrowers in 'closed mortgage books' to switch to a cheaper deal – though it will be up to lenders whether they actually carry out the change

30 July 2020

Regulator raps Ryanair, Virgin and others for being too slow on refunds – but says all UK airlines have now agreed to pay up

The aviation regulator has published a list of 18 airlines' performances during the coronavirus pandemic, with Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic rapped for being too slow to pay refunds

30 July 2020

Regulator to name and shame airlines over refunds – MSE survey shows Virgin and Ryanair likely to be among them

Aviation regulator the Civil Aviation Authority is this week expected to name and shame the airlines that have been the worst for refunds during the coronavirus pandemic. It comes after MSE presented the regulator with a dossier of 77,000 responses to our survey on travel refunds, which earlier this month found that Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic were the worst-rated major airlines

29 July 2020

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