Forgotten to apply for an EHIC? There's a way around it

"I should have known better!" That was my first thought when I was handed the bill for my baby boy's medical treatment after he'd ended up in hospital during a trip to Sweden.

The MoneySavingIdiot tackles travel: 'I basically felt like a cross between Martin Lewis and Michael Palin'

If you missed my debut MoneySavingIdiot blog from last month (on claiming for a train delay), first of all – how dare you. Secondly, the basic premise is that while I help people save money every day by writing for MSE, I'm not always so clever when it comes to my own cash, so I'm sharing my quest to be better with it in the hope of inspiring other non-natural MoneySavers. This week: travel tips. 

8 things many of us do on holiday that could invalidate our insurance

Holidaymakers rely on travel insurance for complete peace of mind but if you fail to comply with the T&Cs you’re likely in for a nasty shock. In the news this week was a stark reminder that something as simple as having a glass of wine could invalidate a claim. And there are plenty of other common holiday habits that...