Flexible season tickets on sale from 21 June as Government unveils major rail overhaul
Flexible train season tickets will be available to buy across England from next month, as part of a wide-reaching Government shake-up of rail fares. A new refund system for delayed and cancelled trains has also been announced.
20 May 2021
South Western Railway announces extra compensation for strike disruption
South Western Railway will pay some passengers extra compensation worth up to the cost of five days' travel, following severe disruption due to strikes in December
18 February 2020
Eurostar announces more cancellations – latest info & your rights
Eurostar has announced more cancellations from Paris to the UK today and tomorrow, after weeks of disruption - here's what you need to know
2 April 2019
Train more than a minute late? From April, firms will have to report it
Rail companies will start measuring the punctuality of their trains by the minute from April
22 March 2019
Eurostar chaos - latest info & your rights
Eurostar has urged passengers to avoid travelling from Paris to the UK until Thursday and warned there will be dozens of cancellations on the route between London and Paris until 30 March - here's what to do if you're affected
22 March 2019
Commuters caught in May's train chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, MPs say
Commuters travelling on the worst affected routes during May's timetable chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, a group of MPs has said
4 December 2018
Rail Ombudsman launched to tackle train complaints
Rail passengers now have an official body they can take unresolved complaints to after the first-ever Rail Ombudsman launched today.
26 November 2018
Five-day strike begins on South Western Railway
Passengers on South Western Railway are facing a five-day strike across the network - if you're affected, here's what you need to know
23 October 2018
Train cancellations hit 900 a day as timetable changes bite
About 4.3% of trains were cancelled or part-cancelled in late spring and early summer, new stats obtained by MoneySavingExpert,com reveal – the highest such figure in at least six years
17 September 2018
Northern to offer compensation for 15-minute train delays
Passengers on Northern will be eligible for enhanced compensation for train delays from this December
14 September 2018
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NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills16 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained13 May 2022Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.
Easyjet or Ryanair passenger? You can claim a refund and £100s in compensation if you're wrongly told your passport isn't valid13 May 2022Some EasyJet and Ryanair passengers have wrongly been told at the departure gate that they can't board flights because their passports are invalid. If you've been incorrectly turned away but your passport is fit for travel, here's how to get a full refund and £100s in compensation on top. Plus, we confirm the passport rules for European travel.
Warning: Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose recall chicken products over salmonella fears - here are your refund rights12 May 2022Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are recalling a number of chicken products over fears of a salmonella outbreak. We explain your refund rights below.
Tech error means some Asda delivery passes were cancelled before they were due to expire - here's what you need to know12 May 2022Asda has admitted that some shoppers have had their delivery passes cancelled prematurely by mistake - with some still having three months left on them to use. Here's what you need to know, plus how the big four supermarket giants' delivery pass schemes stack-up.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
6 May 2022Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...
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