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
Large electronic devices banned from cabins on some UK-bound flights - what you need to know
Airline passengers flying to the UK from six countries will no longer be able to carry laptops in their cabin luggage
21 March 2017
Easyjet passengers with summer bookings told they'll have to fly on Latvian airline's planes – your rights
Passengers due to fly with Easyjet this summer may end up flying on aircraft operated by Latvian-based carrier SmartLynx
16 March 2017
Easyjet axing its free refund trick – check NOW if you can still use it
A trick that lets you claim a voucher if your flight drops in price after booking is to be axed for most
21 February 2017
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PCR testing firm Randox forced to give customers clearer information on wait times and refund rights following talks with the regulator3 December 2021PCR travel test provider Randox Health has changed its terms and conditions to be clearer on when customers can expect tests and results to arrive and when they can cancel an order and claim a refund.
3 December 2021Martin Lewis warned households to "do nothing" with their energy supply and not to switch in the tenth episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show.
UK Government website still showing £1 Covid test deals despite concerns few consumers can get these prices3 December 2021Companies offering PCR travel tests for as little as 30p can still be found on the UK Government's website despite a number of the cheapest deals being pulled on the back of concerns that travellers are being misled by providers offering super cheap deals just to boost their position in the list.
3 December 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
Got a Halifax or Virgin Money travel credit or debit card you haven't recently used? Check it won't get automatically cancelled2 December 2021With some providers cancelling inactive cards, it's worth checking to see if you need to take action to keep your card account open - particularly if you have any upcoming Christmas trips.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
30 November 2021If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
23 November 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances