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Monzo users left unable to use prepaid cards after new outage

App-based bank Monzo experienced problems today, with many prepaid card users unable to make payments

25 October 2017

Ukash travel cards to close next month

Ukash cardholders will have to pay a fee to transfer money back to their bank account if they don't spend their balance

9 January 2017

My Travel Cash axes prepaid travel cards – what to do if you've got one

My Travel Cash withdraws prepaid cards so you've until 4 October to withdraw or spend your money

22 August 2016

Ukash U-turn over closure charge as prepaid travel card adds fees

Travellers with a Ukash prepaid card will be hit with a raft of new charges from April

16 February 2016

The 10 travel must-knows before you go

The great jet-away has started so I've compiled a list of need to knows to get the maximum bang for your bucks

30 July 2015

The pound hits an eight year high buying €1.43 – here's how you get that rate

Tourist rates can be rubbish, so here are our top 10 tips to max your rate

21 July 2015

Is it worth changing euros for the summer holidays now?

The euro has weakened even further over the last week and £1 can now buy you €1.34 at the spot rate

26 January 2015

Keep forgetting your PIN? Fingerprint recognition cards on the way

Shoppers will be able to use fingerprint authenticated bank cards to pay for shopping from next year

20 October 2014

Ryanair's new card charges come into effect

Passengers booking a Ryanair flight can only avoid an admin fee by getting the airline's own card from today

1 November 2011

Ryanair 'sticks two fingers up at passengers' with new card fees

Ryanair will make it even harder for passengers to avoid fees by only waiving the £12 return charge for those with the airline's plastic

13 September 2011

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