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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

Hit by passport application delays? Your travel and compensation rights explained

With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.

21 July 2022

NatWest offers fee-free overseas spending until September - but there are better deals out there

NatWest is scrapping fees for spending abroad on select credit and debit cards until 2 September. This is good news for existing NatWest customers, but if you’re willing to switch there are better offers out there for fee-free holiday spending.

7 July 2022

Virgin launches fee-free train booking app and you can earn points to redeem at Greggs and more - here's how it works

Virgin has launched a free app that allows rail passengers to book trains directly, without a booking fee. Users can also earn points on spending to redeem on Virgin experiences, Greggs sausage rolls and more.

1 July 2022

Government orders UK airlines to cancel flights earlier rather than later to avoid further travel chaos? Here are your cancellation rights

Easyjet and Tui have become the latest airlines to cancel flights at the last minute leaving passengers in the lurch during the school half-term holidays. If your flight is cancelled, you're due an alternative or a full refund. Plus, if it's less than 14 days before departure you could be owed £100s in compensation on top - here's all you need to know.

30 June 2022

Easyjet or Ryanair passenger? You can claim a refund and £100s in compensation if you're wrongly told your passport isn't valid

Some 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.

13 May 2022