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
28 July 2021
First Direct's £100 bank switch bribe - go quick
Ends 9am Wed
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
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Card providers to 'reserve' up to £100 when you pay at supermarket fuel pumps - here's what's happening27 July 2021Motorists paying for fuel at automated supermarket pumps across the UK now face having up to £100 on their debit or credit card temporarily "reserved" while they fill up to make sure they can afford the fuel in advance. Here's what's happening and what it means for you.
27 July 2021Virgin Mobile is to close down its pay-as-you go (PAYG) services from January 2022 in a move that impacts 123,000 customers. Here's what it means for your plan, mobile number, and unused credit.
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Mortgage prisoner review launched amid concerns even MORE homeowners could be trapped on expensive rates26 July 2021More homeowners than previously thought could be trapped on expensive mortgage rates and unable to switch, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted.
Plans for bailiffs to be self-regulated revealed but Martin Lewis warns compulsory regulation that all firms must follow is needed26 July 2021Plans for bailiffs in England and Wales to be self-regulated have been put forward by the Centre for Social Justice in a bid to better protect people in debt. But Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, warns that the industry-funded body doesn't go far enough, saying that every bailiff firm needs to be "tightly and independently" regulated.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
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