Travellers warned of 10-week passport renewal wait - so apply NOW if hoping to go away this summer
Hopeful holidaymakers have been urged to apply for new passports or to renew existing ones as soon as possible to avoid delays of up to ten weeks. Usually passports take between four and six weeks to be processed.
12 April 2021
Passport application backlog of 410,000 due to coronavirus delays
There is currently a backlog of 410,000 UK passport applications due to coronavirus-related delays, according to new Government figures
22 July 2020
Three million pay extra for passports after leaving it late to renew
More than three million applications for pricier premium and fast-track passport renewals have been made in the past five years, costing travellers an extra £130 million, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
20 November 2018
Post Office launches 'digital' passport renewals
The Post Office will now let you renew your passport online at 725 branches across the UK - but it'll cost £15 more than doing it yourself
9 November 2018
Revealed: Passport applicants given shorter renewals after stealth rule change
Travellers have found time left on their existing passport hasn't been added to their new one after renewing
13 September 2018
Warning: 75,000 a week miss out on cheapest passport application rates
100,000s of Brits are paying more than they need to for a new or replacement passport, official data shows
3 July 2018
Passport prices go up on 27 March - how to beat the hike
Online passport application costs are set to increase by £3 and postal application costs by £12.50
30 January 2018
Worried about airport security delays? Here's what you need to know
UK passengers flying to and from Europe are facing long queues at some airports – here's what you need to know
2 August 2017
20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips
Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips
8 June 2016
US border agency blunder ruins holidays and costs British tourists £100s
Holidaymakers have had to cancel holidays and pay for new passports after their travel documents were mistakenly revoked
1 April 2016
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16 April 2021Barclaycard has slashed many customers' credit card spending limits out of the blue this week, with one MoneySaver reporting a £12,000 cut even though she's had no change in her personal circumstances and has been a customer for over 30 years.
16 April 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
15 April 2021Burton and Dorothy Perkins shoppers have been left struggling to return clothes because they are unable to generate return labels online and the retailers no longer provide paper versions.
15 April 2021The House of Lords has voted in favour of an amendment to the Financial Services Bill, which could see interest rates capped for certain mortgage prisoners.
14 April 2021Barclays is to close its Pingit payments app on 30 June, and related services including Pingit savings 'jars' and Pingit's wearable tech which allows you to make contactless payments will also be scrapped. If you use Pingit and are affected, we've full info below on exactly what's changing and what you need to do.
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more23 March 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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