Would you PAY to book your sunbed by the pool in advance?

An option to book a sunlounger before you begin packing your suitcase sounds like a winning idea – but it comes with a €25 (£22) price tag. Thomas Cook has today announced the launch of its ‘choose your favourite sunbed’ option, which lets you pick your poolside spot up to six days before you jet off, and...

Why throwing your pay & display ticket away after use could cost £100

It’s increasingly common for car parks to have CCTV cameras, and often you’ll find a parking charge arrives in the post instead of being slapped on your windscreen. So if you’ve paid and displayed, it’s crucial to ALWAYS keep hold of the evidence so you can prove it. This blog post was prompted by one MoneySaver getting...

Travelling on Virgin Trains without a railcard? Here’s a quick trick to get 10% off West Coast routes

Anyone who, like me, falls outside the eligibility criteria for a railcard discount, knows how frustrating it can be paying full price for train fares. Gone are the days of my 16-25 railcard discount, and while the Two Together railcard’s great, it’s no good if you’re travelling on your own. So I was impressed to find out...

What’s your worst customer service cock-up? Can you beat Sky’s lack of common sense and communication?

‘Welcome to fluid viewing’ boasts Sky in its advert for its new Sky Q service. Well, it would help if it worked. I want to tell you about Sky’s double failure to install Sky Q properly in two flats in my block. It’s a way of shining a light when installation departments and call centres employ robotic...

How to beat Luton Airport’s sky-high £2 luggage trolley fee

I never used to bother with luggage trolleys at airports. Wheel the suitcase, bag on the shoulder, job done. Then came kids… Now a flight with the family requires pre-planning with military precision. And with two big suitcases, two car seats, a buggy, toddler’s Trunki and two pieces of cabin baggage to carry, at least one (and...

Give me my money back – I know my rights! But do you REALLY know them?

A £1,198 sofa on sale at £98? I’ll take two! Or a £450 Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone for £120 – a steal at a quarter of the price. And what about a £500 laptop for £40? Sold. This is indeed fantasy shopping but – for a few brief hours – it was actually a reality for customers...

‘I’m making £150+ paying for my train season ticket.’ Can you too?

“Take a deep breath and enter your PIN,” joked the cashier, as I handed over £4,750 for my season ticket. Every commuter dreads the moment they have to cough up for a year’s travel in one fell swoop – and when you’re travelling a mere 30-odd miles from Essex to London, the best part of five grand seems...

Pokémon Go - from insurance to pricey in app purchases, don’t get caught out while you catch 'em all

It’s the new mobile gaming app that’s taking over the world. Based on the popular game first released in the ’90s, Pokémon Go’s already been downloaded an estimated 75 million times since it was launched just three weeks ago and is still the number one free app in the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

What’s more MoneySaving – being in a relationship? Or being single?

Couples pay the price for being in a relationship, a recent study claimed. So what's more MoneySaving - being in a couple? Or being single?

How we’re helping make Parliament more ‘friendly’

Here at MoneySavingExpert.com, we often compile our site users’ thoughts and opinions on key matters for Parliament to consider, but more recently we’ve been involved in its ‘Tea Camp‘ on digital democracy. It began when we were asked by the Digital Democracy Commission, spearheaded by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, how best to...