Premier Inn WILL now consider refunds for bookings hit by local lockdown travel restrictions
Premier Inn has said it will consider refunding customers who are unable to stay in hotels due to local lockdown travel restrictions – days after MoneySavingExpert.com revealed some with less flexible bookings had been denied refunds
9 October 2020
VAT cut to 5% for hotels and restaurants – but will you get a discount?
VAT has been temporarily cut from 20% to 5% for hospitality and tourism businesses, and a number of big chains including McDonald's and Nando's are slashing prices as a result. But businesses don't have to pass on the tax cut to customers – we've full info below on what the change means for you
15 July 2020
Hotel data hack hits up to 500 million guests
Big names owned by Marriott, including Sheraton, Le Meridien and W hotels are affected by database breach
30 November 2018
Hotel booking sites hit with enforcement action from competition watchdog
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched enforcement action against a number of hotel booking websites
28 June 2018
Revealed: Hotel booking sites fail to show the REAL cost upfront
Search results on hotel booking websites often fail to show the total cost of your stay, leaving travellers struggling
15 June 2018
Watchdog to investigate hotel-booking sites over fears customers could be misled
Hotel-booking sites are to be investigated over concerns customers could be being misled
27 October 2017
Booking.com lists same hotel with different star ratings and prices
Booking.com has offered the same hotel as both a three-star and a four-star, but with different prices
4 August 2017
13 summer holiday savers to sort now
Including free airport lounges, cheap car hire & hotel booking trick.
24 May 2017
Holidaymakers to be flown out of The Gambia amid political unrest – your rights if you've booked a trip
Thousands of holidaymakers in The Gambia are to be flown home amid political unrest
18 January 2017
Avios to reduce ways points can be spent – make your non-flight booking ASAP
If you've been stashing Avios points to fund a non-flight reward you'll need to make your booking before the end of 2016
16 November 2016
5 May 2021
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England's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations unveiled - including Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel7 May 2021Holidays abroad could get the go-ahead from 17 May as an announcement from Grant Shapps, the secretary of state for the Department for Transport is expected today. It's thought a 'green list' of countries that Brits will be able to travel to without needing to quarantine on return will also be revealed.
7 May 2021The fee retailers charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is to double from 5p to 10p in England from 21 May, while those making purchases in smaller shops will also now have to pay the charge.
Martin Lewis and MSE join coalition of organisations urging Government to use Online Safety Bill to tackle scams7 May 2021MoneySavingExpert.com and the Money and Mental Policy Institute, which were both founded by Martin Lewis, are among 17 organisations today 'pleading' for Government action to protect people from online crime.
7 May 2021Lockdown's easing, retail's opening, and spending's likely to restart. Some will be able to draw on savings but others will be thinking about taking on new debt. So if you're going to borrow, we want to ensure you do it the cheapest and safest way.
7 May 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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