BA compensation blunder wrongly DENIES passengers payouts for flight cancellation chaos
BA passengers whose flights were cancelled during the recent IT meltdown have had compensation claims rejected
9 June 2017
BA flights chaos after IT meltdown - your rights
British Airways passengers who were caught in the Bank Holiday IT failure are beginning to receive compensation
29 May 2017
Gatwick Airport baggage system fails - your rights if your bags are delayed
Thousands of travellers flying from Gatwick have been forced to fly without their luggage this morning
26 May 2017
13 summer holiday savers to sort now
Including free airport lounges, cheap car hire & hotel booking trick.
24 May 2017
Cancelled flight? Airlines must now tell you DIRECTLY
Airlines now have to tell passengers directly if their flights are cancelled.
24 May 2017
Passengers less likely to be able to claim for bird strike flight delays after EU ruling
Passengers may not be able to claim compensation for a flight delay caused by a plane hitting a bird.
4 May 2017
Alitalia goes into administration - your rights
Italian national airline Alitalia has been put into administration by the Italian government
3 May 2017
Parents CAN'T take kids on term-time holidays without risking a fine, Supreme Court rules
Justices ruled against Jon Platt, a father who'd refused to pay a fine for taking his daughter out of school
6 April 2017
Flight delay compensation DOES apply to babies travelling on parents' laps, court rules
A judge has ruled that a six-month-old baby was entitled to more than £300 in flight delay compensation.
6 April 2017
Budget airlines to offer discounts if you help clean the plane
Passengers on budget airline flights can now get a partial refund – if they offer to help clean the plane
1 April 2017
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Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
16 May 2022The energy price cap, which governs what most pay for their energy, is set to change every three months from October under plans announced by Ofgem today. The regulator also revealed it will also make the 'market stabilisation charge' harsher. This is a charge levied on firms acquiring new customers, which will make it harder for suppliers to undercut the price cap with cheaper fixed deals.
Warning: Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and more recall chicken products over salmonella fears - here are your refund rights16 May 2022Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are recalling a number of chicken products over fears of a salmonella outbreak. We explain your refund rights below.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills16 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained13 May 2022Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.
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.
3 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.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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