Season ticket holders lose out as Virgin overhauls East Coast's loyalty scheme
Thousands of East Coast rail season ticket holders can no longer earn points after an overhaul of its loyalty scheme
13 March 2015
Co-op Bank ditches travel rewards for credit card customers
About 12,000 Co-operative Bank travel credit card customers won't earn loyalty points to spend on holidays from December
6 November 2014
Santander credit or debit card user? You can now earn even more cashback
Santander debit and credit card users can earn up to 15% cashback on spending from today
5 November 2014
Amazon credit card customer? You can't earn loyalty points from October
Amazon credit card customers should consider switching to another reward card, as they won't earn Amazon loyalty points
28 August 2014
After a John Lewis loyalty card? Its free tea and cake offer's no longer guaranteed
John Lewis has changed the loyalty card free tea and cake offer so only some members will get the deal from now on
20 August 2014
Sony credit card customers urged to use reward points before expiry
Old Sony credit card users have just a few weeks to use leftover loyalty points before they expire
5 June 2012
Barclaycard Freedom scheme to be scrapped
Barclaycard Freedom customers have until 21 June to earn Reward Money, and until 26 July to redeem any points
23 May 2012
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Got a travel credit or debit card you haven't recently used? Check it won't get automatically cancelled2 December 2021With some providers cancelling inactive cards, it's worth checking to see if you need to take action to keep your card account open - particularly if you have any upcoming Christmas trips.
2 December 2021The contactless card payment limit is rising from £45 to £100 on 15 October. But Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Starling will let you set your own limit, and others plan to do the same in future. Some providers will also let you turn off contactless completely. Here's what you need to know.
2 December 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
Shoppers will be able to withdraw cash in more than 2,000 stores across the UK without having to buy anything or pay a fee1 December 2021More than 2,000 retailers will allow shoppers to withdraw cash at the checkout without needing to buy an item or pay a fee by the end of the year.
Former Igloo, Symbio and Enstroga customer? Set up your direct debit with new supplier E.on NOW, or you'll overpay1 December 2021Former customers of failed suppliers Igloo, Symbio and Enstroga risk overpaying by about £100/year unless they take action NOW, as new provider E.on Next has been unable to transfer across direct debit mandates. You need to set up a new one with E.on Next by Friday 3 December, or you'll end up paying more, as direct debit is the cheapest way to pay
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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...
30 November 2021If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
23 November 2021
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