Train or Tube journey affected by October strikes? Your refund rights
Transport services across the UK are to be disrupted again this month with thousands of rail workers due to walk out on Wednesday 5 and Saturday 8 October.
4 October 2022
Coronavirus travel rights
We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
3 October 2022
Got a credit note from a Covid-19 cancelled package holiday? Use it TODAY or you will lose valuable extra protection
If you have an unused credit note from a package holiday that was cancelled due to the pandemic, you should redeem it or cash it in by the end of today (30 September 2022). If you don't you risk losing valuable protection if the firm that issued it goes bust.
30 September 2022
Single bus journeys in England to be capped at £2 for the first three months of next year - here's all you need to know
The fare for single bus journeys in England will be capped at £2 between 1 January and 31 March next year in an effort to help tackle the cost of living crisis. The cap will only apply to single journeys but the Department for Transport (DfT) said the move could save passengers an average of £3 per single fare.
6 September 2022
Tens of thousands of flights are being cancelled - make sure you know your refund and compensation rights
MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis is alerting customers of British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair and others who’ve recently had, or will face, cancellations that they may be entitled to claim £100s per person in compensation on top of refunds and a new flight.
23 August 2022
Dream World Travel customer? Here are your holiday and refund rights
Holidaymakers affected by Dream World Travel going bust in July may still be able to travel as planned. For those who can't, you may be able to claim a refund via a new claims portal set-up by the aviation regulator.
18 August 2022
Rail fares in England to rise in March next year but by less than inflation – here's what we know
Rail fares in England will go up next year but by less than the rate of inflation, the Government has said. The exact rise is yet to be announced but the increase will come in March 2023 instead of the usual rise in January.
15 August 2022
Beware paying for a day of EU mobile roaming but only getting a minute – MSE warns of sharp practices as post-Brexit protections end
MoneySavingExpert.com has today published a new report containing worrying findings on EU roaming. It comes as post-Brexit roaming protections have now ended and most major networks have reintroduced roaming fees in the EU, ultimately leaving mobile users with weaker rights and many with higher costs.
8 August 2022
Your travel and refund rights if you miss your Eurotunnel or ferry crossing - or if it's delayed or cancelled
Drivers attempting to cross the Channel into France via the Eurotunnel and the port of Dover may have been hit by long delays this summer, and there are warnings this could continue with Eurotunnel telling travellers to arrive at least two hours before departure.
2 August 2022
Airlines told they must improve how they handle cancellations – or face enforcement action
Airlines have been warned they must do everything they can to avoid further disruption or harm to passengers over the summer.
21 July 2022
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Shell Energy to pay an extra £150 this winter to customers getting the Warm Home Discount – here's what you need to know4 October 2022Shell Energy will pay an extra £150 to over 150,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter – meaning those eligible will get £300 in total from both payments.
4 October 2022Barclays' has launched a new linked "Rainy Day Saver" savings account for Blue Rewards members, which pays 5.12% interest on balances of up to £5,000 – over double the top open-to-all easy access account. You need to jump though a number of hoops to get it though.
Second benefits cost of living payment to start on 8 November – here's who's eligible, how much you'll get and if you need to apply4 October 2022Millions of the UK's poorest households will start to receive the second half of their £650 cost of living payment from 8 November.
4 October 2022At the start of the week, several major lenders pulled their deals from the market completely. Since then, many others have either withdrawn their fixed-rate offers or replaced them at hugely increased rates. As the market turbulence continues, here's what you can do.
4 October 2022Homeowners have increasing reason to consider longer term mortgages over shorter deals, as the cost of borrowing grows.
9 August 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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