MoneySavingExpert News

September

PCR tests to be scrapped for fully vaccinated travellers returning to England in October

Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.

17 September 2021

Latest coronavirus 'traffic light' travel update due this week

The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.

16 September 2021

Nearly two-thirds of MoneySavers do most of their shopping online, new MSE poll finds

Almost two thirds of MoneySavers do most of their shopping online, compared with just over a quarter who prefer to shop in store (and the rest said they didn't have a preference), a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found.

15 September 2021

EDF’s tariffs for former Green Network Energy customers are set to end – switch now to avoid a £300/yr price rise

Former customers of failed supplier Green Network Energy (GNE) will be moved onto EDF’s pricey standard variable tariff (SVT) from October, with the cheap tariffs they were initially switched to set to end. If you were on one of these deals, switch now or you could end up overpaying.

15 September 2021

Apple launches iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals

Tech giant Apple has just unveiled its new handset range, the iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, while cutting the price of the now-older iPhone 12, 11 and SE. Buying a new iPhone is never MoneySaving and early adopters usually pay the most. We've got some tips on how to cut costs below.

14 September 2021

People's Energy and Utility Point the latest energy suppliers to cease trading – here's everything you need to know

Energy suppliers People's Energy and Utility Point have both ceased trading today, affecting more than half a million households. If you're with either firm, your energy supply will continue and credit balances are protected. But DON'T switch now – sit tight and wait until your new supplier has contacted you

14 September 2021

Martin's WARNING: Your energy bill's about to JUMP by £100s – here are my 11 need-to-knows

The cheapest deals cost 40% more than a year ago, and are still rising. Fail to act & you'll face a huge bill SHOCK. This autumn's signature noise will be a deep thud... the sound of jaws hitting the floor, as people finally see the practical evidence of the energy bill catastrophe laid bare.

14 September 2021

Three to introduce £2/day European roaming charges from May 2022

Three is to start charging new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers roaming fees of £2/day to use their monthly allowance in Europe from 23 May 2022.

14 September 2021

Returning to Wales from abroad? You can pick your own PCR test provider from 21 September to save money

Travellers returning to Wales from abroad will be able to use cheap PCR tests from providers on the UK Government's list of approved firms from 21 September.

13 September 2021

PfP Energy ceases trading - here's everything you need to know

PfP Energy, a gas and electricity supplier that has around 80,000 household customers, and small energy supplier MoneyPlus Energy, which has around 9,000 household customers, have today ceased trading. But your energy supply won't be affected. Here's everything you need to know.

13 September 2021