Millions of Virgin Media customers to be hit by £56/yr price hike – but here's how you can beat the rise
But while you can cancel penalty-free, we've learnt Virgin Media is offering automatic discounts to those calling for a better deal, while MoneySavers have told us haggling has resulted in even bigger price cuts.
25 January 2022
O2 and Virgin Mobile pledge to keep free European roaming for mobile users
It means holidaying Brits can use their data, calls and texts as they would in the UK.
10 January 2022
Virgin Mobile to increase prices for millions from July
Virgin Mobile is to hit millions of mobile customers with price hikes of 1.5% from 1 July. The provider has confirmed it started to notify affected customers about the increase in early May - but you won’t be able to cancel penalty-free unless you are out-of-contract.
25 May 2021
140,000 Virgin Mobile customers face April price hikes
Around 140,000 pay-monthly Virgin Mobile customers will see their bills rise from April because the operator is scrapping some of its tariffs, MoneySavingExpert can reveal
25 February 2020
Virgin Mobile to offer free data or day's refund after outage
Virgin Mobile customers who were affected by Tuesday's outage will be offered free data or compensation, the firm has announced
16 May 2019
Virgin Mobile to increase prices – and furious customers find out during major outage
Virgin Mobile customers have expressed their displeasure at an upcoming price rise – revealed to them on a day a service issue meant many could not make calls, send texts or use data
14 May 2019
Virgin Mobile announces price hikes for 250,000 customers
About 250,000 Virgin Mobile customers will see their bills rise from April
21 February 2019
Virgin to hit 1.6m mobile customers with 3.3% price rise
Virgin Mobile is increasing pay-monthly contracts by 3.3% plus the price of out-of-allowance calls and roaming costs
11 May 2018
Samsung S9 on sale today - how to find the cheapest deals
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones officially launch on Friday, but you can pre-order now
13 March 2018
Mobile networks agree to scrap unlocking charges
All major mobile networks have dropped unlocking charges for pay monthly customers outside their minimum contract term
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11 August 2022Children's toy subscription service Whirli has gone into administration. The collapse affects around 10,500 customers. Here's what it means for your refund and return rights.
11 August 2022We'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.
Warning: Martin Lewis and MSE have NOTHING to do with viral social media posts urging people to bombard energy firms with complaints10 August 2022A viral post being shared on Facebook and Twitter alongside a photo of Martin Lewis claims people can "fight extortionate price hikes" by submitting complaints and subject access requests to their energy supplier – but it's nothing to do with Martin or MSE.
10 August 2022Student loan interest rates will rise for many from September, the Government has confirmed. But this WON'T make a difference to your monthly repayments.
Mortgage lenders lengthen product transfer periods to allow homeowners to lock in new deals earlier – here's what you need to know10 August 2022Several major lenders have increased how far in advance existing borrowers can lock in a new mortgage deal as interest rates rise. It comes as many homeowners look to start the process of lining up a new mortgage earlier than usual, hoping to get a cheaper deal and stay ahead of future rate rises after the base rate hit 1.75% last week – its sixth increase since December 2021.
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.
11 July 2022Update 17 July 2017: We tend to think since Brexit that the pound’s weaker than it has been for decades. While somewhat true against the dollar, against the euro it’s only a tad worse now than when I first wrote this in 2014. The logic of this blog stands just as strongly now. On the Spanish-English website...
5 July 2022
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