UK travellers warned against Sri Lanka travel – your cancellation rights
Sri Lanka is currently facing heightened security and a nationwide curfew following Sunday's terror attacks. If you're in the country now or due to travel there shortly, here's what you need to know
25 April 2019
Holiday firms warned over unfair cancellation charges
Travel firms have been warned against forcing travellers to pay large non-refundable deposits, or charging hefty cancellation fees, by the competition watchdog
17 April 2019
Roaming warning: 'I was charged £8,000 for 40 minutes' data in Europe'
A British chef sailing the Greek islands inadvertently racked up a mobile phone bill for more than £8,000
27 October 2017
Regulator backtracks on replacement flights for inbound-only Monarch passengers
The regulator has backtracked on replacement flights for inbound-only Monarch passengers
11 October 2017
Beware booking with Monarch during huge uncertainty
Monarch Airlines has been granted a 24-hour extension to its ATOL licence, until 11.59pm on Sunday
1 October 2017
Asked to pay in euros abroad but charged in pounds? You're not alone in being ripped off
MoneySavers are losing out by having payments processed in pounds even when selecting the local currency payment option
11 July 2017
'Free' mobile roaming in the EU - 10 things you need to know
New European Union rules will slash the cost of using your mobile in most of Europe
13 June 2017
13 summer holiday savers to sort now
Including free airport lounges, cheap car hire & hotel booking trick.
24 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
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
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...
16 August 2021
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