Transport for London
London bus and Tube fares to jump by the biggest amount in a decade - here's what you need to know
Londoners who use the Tube and bus will have to pay more from 5 March, London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced today. Single Tube fares will rise by 30p in Zone 1 and by between 10p and 30p across the rest of the Underground network. Single bus fares will rise by 10p.
18 January 2023
Applied for a TfL season ticket refund online? Look out for a SECOND payment
Transport for London (TfL) customers who applied online for season ticket refunds during the coronavirus pandemic and had already had a partial payment have now been sent additional rebates of about £70 on average. It should be paid automatically, but it's worth checking it's come through if you're owed – and some may need to log into their account to get the refund paid as cash
24 June 2020
TfL to shake up Oyster card deposit refunds – check if you can get cash back
Transport for London customers who buy an Oyster card from Sun 23 Feb will only be able to get their £5 deposit refunded if they keep the card for more than a year
10 February 2020
London passengers overpay £184m for pricey travelcards – here's how to avoid paying extra
Over 37 million peak daily London travelcards were bought over the last five years, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal – even though they're ALWAYS more expensive than paying by Oyster card or contactless
12 December 2019
'I was charged £700 extra using contactless on the tube' – don't be caught out
A London commuter was shocked to find she'd overpaid by more than £700 for her year's travel after tapping in and out using the same debit card on different devices. If you use Apple Pay or another mobile payment device on the underground or trains in London, make sure you don't get caught out
25 January 2019
Got an unused Oyster card? You could claim a share of £350m
Millions of London commuters and visitors could pocket a share of the almost £350 million floating around on unused Oyster cards
13 November 2018
New ultra-low emission zone in London to expand in 2021
London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded up to the North and South Circular boundary in 2021
8 June 2018
Millions of Londoners using unregistered Oyster cards - here's why you should register yours
Millions of Londoners risk not being able to get a refund if their Oyster card is lost or stolen
9 April 2018
Eurostar launches direct London to Amsterdam train
A new Eurostar route going directly from London to Amsterdam will be launched on 4 April
9 February 2018
£10 London T-charge comes in today - what you need to know
Drivers of the most polluting cars in central London will have to shell out an extra £10 a day
20 October 2017
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Broadband and mobile users to be hit with price hikes of up to 17.3% in April – here's what you need to know23 March 2023Millions of BT, EE, O2, Plusnet, Shell, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 17% this spring, on the back of a sharp increase in the cost of living.
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