Car hire comparison sites promise to show total costs upfront
More than 30 leading car hire websites have promised to be more upfront about the total price customers will pay
29 March 2018
New code of practice for parking firms to be introduced - but some will be able to swerve it
Some private parking firms will have to abide by a new code of practice to be able to access car owners' details
29 January 2018
Car hire comparison sites investigated over possible 'hidden charges'
The CMA has announced it's investigating two car hire comparison websites and has written to 40 car hire companies
19 October 2017
Europcar repair costs investigation 'could cost firm £30 million'
Car hire firm Europcar has confirmed it's being probed over customer car repair costs which could cost them £30 million
17 July 2017
13 summer holiday savers to sort now
Including free airport lounges, cheap car hire & hotel booking trick.
24 May 2017
Motorists 'could show driving licence on smartphone' from 2018
The DVLA is developing a new digital service which will let you share your licence data with 'trusted' third parties
31 March 2017
Car hire firms ordered to improve price and service transparency
The EU has enforced rules which mean car hire firms must treat their customers more fairly
20 January 2017
Car hire agency Atlas Choice enters administration – your rights
Deloitte has been appointed administrator of the car hire agency after 100s of customer bookings were cancelled
19 January 2017
Atlas Choice customers told car hire bookings have been cancelled as firm deletes social media accounts
Some customers report having to pay again at airports while others have had their bookings cancelled at short notice
22 December 2016
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6 July 2022Amazon is being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over concerns it is deliberately restricting competition between sellers on its platform, which in turn could mean shoppers are getting a worse deal.
6 July 2022KFC will scrap its popular Colonel Club loyalty scheme at the end of this month, meaning members with stamps remaining after the cut-off date will only have six months to redeem AND spend them. Loyalty scheme users currently have 12 months to redeem rewards and a further three months to spend them. Here's what's happening.
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5 July 2022Provident borrowers who were mis-sold loans they couldn't afford will receive refunds of some of the interest and fees they were charged this July, it's been confirmed. But they'll get back less than 10% of what they're owed.
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17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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