Warning: Four holiday booking scams to watch out for as £15 million a year lost to travel fraud
If you're booking your next holiday, watch out for fake deals, clone websites and bogus cancellations, as criminals are ramping up their efforts to trick holidaymakers out of their money this summer.
20 June 2023
EE to charge pay-as-you-go customers for roaming in Europe from today – here's what it means for you
EE is to start charging all pay-as-you-go customers to use their mobiles in Europe from today.
6 June 2023
Coronavirus travel rights
We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
21 December 2022
Dream World Travel customer? Here are your holiday and refund rights
Holidaymakers affected by Dream World Travel going bust in July may still be able to travel as planned. For those who can't, you may be able to claim a refund via a new claims portal set-up by the aviation regulator.
18 August 2022
NatWest offers fee-free overseas spending until September - but there are better deals out there
NatWest is scrapping fees for spending abroad on select credit and debit cards until 2 September. This is good news for existing NatWest customers, but if you’re willing to switch there are better offers out there for fee-free holiday spending.
7 July 2022
Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect today – here's all you need to know
Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect from today (23 May) for holidaymakers who wish to use their normal monthly allowance in Europe. The change will effect new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers.
23 May 2022
Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms on the brink of collapse - here's all you need to know and how it affects you
Teletext Holidays has stopped taking new bookings, while sister company Alpharooms says existing trips will not be fulfilled. The move comes after both firms' membership to the Travel Trust Association (TTA) - a trade body that ensures travel companies abide by industry regulations - ended on 29 October.
19 April 2022
Friday is the cheapest day to fly, research suggests – with flights to Milan the best value for money
Friday is the cheapest day to travel by plane, research conducted by Skyscanner has revealed. Out of the seven days of the week holidaymakers could save 9% by travelling out of the UK on this day.
7 April 2022
British Airways passengers previously offered vouchers for Covid cancelled flights can now claim cash refunds - here's how
British Airways passengers who feel they were wrongly handed vouchers for cancelled flights during the pandemic can now get cash refunds following a U-turn by the airline. But you need to actively request that your voucher is transferred into cash - we explain how to do this below.
30 March 2022
High Court rules Teletext and Alpharooms broke the law by refusing refunds - here's how you can get your money back
Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms broke consumer law by failing to fully refund customers within the legally-required 14 days for holidays cancelled during the Covid-19 pandemic, the High Court has ruled.
28 February 2022
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