Mobile phone costs
Three to hit pay-as-you-go customers with steep price hike from February
Three pay-as-you-go mobile users will see the cost of using their phones both in the UK and abroad rocket from 16 February with the price of calls, texts and data increasing by up to 1,650%. But you can leave penalty-free and switch to a cheaper deal
12 January 2021
Apple launches iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals
Tech giant Apple has unveiled its range of new iPhones - the iPhone 11, the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. It's also cut the price of its current models including the iPhone XR and iPhone 8.
19 September 2019
Giffgaff fined after overcharging millions of customers
The mobile firm has been fined £1.4 million after an error meant about 2.6 million customers were overcharged by almost £2.9 million
30 July 2019
EE to hike cost of out-of-bundle calls and texts
Pay-monthly EE customers will have to pay more for calls and texts not included in their plans from August, as the mobile giant has announced it's hiking out-of-bundle prices
25 June 2019
Tesco Clubcard customers can now use points to buy a phone
Tesco Clubcard customers can now use vouchers to buy or reduce the cost of new pay-monthly phones with Tesco Mobile
19 June 2019
Virgin Mobile to offer free data or day's refund after outage
Virgin Mobile customers who were affected by Tuesday's outage will be offered free data or compensation, the firm has announced
16 May 2019
New price cap on calls and texts to Europe kicks in today
The price of making an international call from the UK to an EU country will be capped at around 20p/min from today - but you're still likely to be able to save by calling via the internet
15 May 2019
Giffgaff increases pay-as-you-go prices – but boosts allowances too
Mobile operator Giffgaff is increasing the price of its two cheapest pay-as-you-go bundles, known as goodybags, while increasing the number of calls they include.
26 April 2019
Vodafone to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 2.5%
Vodafone customers on pay-monthly mobile contracts and mobile broadband contracts and will see a 2.5% price rise from next month
20 March 2019
Virgin Mobile announces price hikes for 250,000 customers
About 250,000 Virgin Mobile customers will see their bills rise from April
21 February 2019
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20 January 2021MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has forced online retailer Very to apologise and offer one of its customers a ‘gesture of goodwill’, after it wrongly said it was unable to arrange a repair or replacement for a faulty Apple Watch
20 January 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
19 January 2021The Government is providing parents of some children in England who qualify for free school meals with £15 food vouchers which can be used at multiple supermarkets, however M&S is topping up the vouchers for its stores to £20, covering the cost of the extra £5 itself. Martin Lewis gives his views on whether the higher value M&S voucher is worth it give it's often a pricier store.
19 January 2021MoneySavingExpert.com founder, Martin Lewis, was asked by viewer Alex on his live ITV show on 7 January 2021 whether you should invest in Bitcoin given the cryptocurrency's value has recently soared to near record highs of almost £30,000. Here's his off the cuff answer
11 January 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more5 January 2021Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
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