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
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
Via Advent calendar code
John Lewis' £100 voucher is back
If you do BIG spends there
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26 October 2021A UK rate rise is on the cards, so can you lock-in cheaply now to save £1,000s?. Here's Martin's mortgage heads up.
Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to national insurance hikes - here's what to watch out for26 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
26 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
25 October 2021The national living wage paid to workers aged 23 and over will rise from £8.91/hr to £9.50/hr from 1 April, the Government has announced. The national minimum wage for workers aged under 23 and apprentices will also rise.
25 October 2021Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.
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.
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