Pay As You Go
Asda Mobile hiking pay-as-you-go call, text and data costs from today – here's how to beat the increases
New and existing Asda Mobile pay-as-you-go (PAYG) customers will be charged more for calls, texts and data from today (26 September), with the provider hiking prices by at least 150%.
26 September 2022
Thousands of Three PAYG customers to be hit by huge price increases from today – here's how to beat the hikes
Thousands of Three pay-as-you-go (PAYG) mobile users will be charged more for the cost of calls, texts and data. From today (12 July), the price of a call will jump by 250%.
12 July 2022
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
Giffgaff to hike pay-as-you-go prices – but boost some 'goodybag' allowances
Mobile operator Giffgaff will ratchet up the price of calls and double the price of texts for customers on standard pay-as-you-go next month - but many who buy its 'goodybag' bundles will benefit from more generous allowances
24 January 2020
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
Superdrug launches new mobile network - here's how it stacks up
A new mobile network launches today, rather bizarrely from high street beauty and healthcare retailer Superdrug
20 June 2018
Huge fine for Vodafone over billing and complaints handling – check your bill NOW for errors
Vodafone has been fined more than £4.6 million after Ofcom found issues with PAYG billing and complaints handling
26 October 2016
Family Mobile to close, but unused credit will be refunded
Family Mobile, IKEA Mobile and Smarter Mobile customers will no longer be able to use their pay-as-you-go (PAYG) service
7 July 2015
£100 cap announced for mobile phone theft victims
Mobile phone users will be protected from massive bills when their handsets are stolen, the government has announced
23 March 2015
Orange and Vodafone hike pay as you go mobile costs
From today some Orange PAYG customers will face price hikes and Vodafone customers will see increases from 14 July
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
26 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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