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Clean air 'ULEZ' expanded to whole of London – here's how to check if you'll be charged £12.50 a trip

Motorists driving in London whose vehicles don't meet particular emission standards will be charged £12.50 a day from 29 August as the city's 'Ultra Low Emission Zone' has been expanded to cover all London boroughs.

29 August 2023

Rail fares in England to rise by less than 9% in 2024 – here's what we know

Rail fares in England will NOT go up by 9% next year, the Government has announced. While the new fares are yet to be confirmed, any increase would come into force in March 2024.

16 August 2023

Action to tackle 'confusing' roaming policies welcomed by Martin Lewis after MSE campaign – though support won't be in place this summer

Mobile providers will be forced to send mandatory roaming alerts to travellers under new plans outlined by telecoms regulator Ofcom today.

20 July 2023

Airports hike fees to 'kiss and fly' by as much as two thirds - how to beat them

Many airports' fees to drop off passengers have soared by two thirds in the last year, and three airports now have a minimum charge of at least £6, a MoneySavingExpert.com investigation reveals.

17 July 2023

First Direct debit card goes fee-free for overseas spending meaning near-perfect exchange rates

First Direct has scrapped all fees for overseas spending and cash withdrawals on its debit card for both new and existing customers, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.

30 June 2023

Jobseekers urged to apply for FREE railcard giving 50% off fares

Jobseekers are being encouraged to use a discount card that gets them 50% off rail travel

22 May 2023

British Airways extends voucher validity for trips disrupted by Covid-19 until September 2024 - here's what you need to know

British Airways passengers who accepted vouchers for Covid-19 disrupted flights or holidays now have until September 2024 to use them, as the airline has extended their validity again for a further 12 months.

21 April 2023

Rail fares in England and Wales to jump by up to 5.9% on 5 March - here's what you need to know

Before the coronavirus pandemic, fare hikes normally came into force in January but in 2021 and 2022 they arrived in March, and that'll also be the case for 2023.

27 February 2023

Exclusive: Over a million people missed out on cheaper passports last year – here's how to cut the cost of applying

Over seven million Brits saved on their passport applications by applying online instead of using a paper form last year – but more than a million missed out, MoneySavingExpert.com.

3 February 2023

Planning a trip abroad? You've one day left to renew your passport for less, as fees are rising by 9% tomorrow

If you're planning a trip abroad this year, check your passport's still valid – and, if it's out of date, renew it now – as application fees are due to rise by around 9% on 2 February 2023.

1 February 2023