Holidays

Check if you’re due an air passenger duty refund

Friday, 26 February 2016 | News

Passengers travelling from 1 March with a child aged between 12- and 15-years-old should check now if they need to reclaim Air Passenger Duty (APD) worth between £13 and £73.

Start preparing for Christmas

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 | Article

For many people, it may come as a bit of a wake-up call to discover that there are now fewer than 4 weeks or so until the big day.

Your skiing insurance stories

Monday, 09 November 2015 | Article

Kayley Dhillon was a confident skier when she headed for the slopes on the first day of her holiday in Les Arcs, a popular French ski resort.

Are you covered on the slopes?

Monday, 09 November 2015 | Article

Buying insurance can be a daunting experience, sat at your computer weighing up the odds of X being stolen, Y breaking or Z going horribly wrong, but it seems to carry more gravitas when you are insuring your holiday.

Get set for a grown-up gap year

Friday, 16 October 2015 | Article

Spending three months abroad

Costs of half-term getaways soar

Friday, 09 October 2015 | News

Taking the kids away this October half-term is 11% more expensive than the same time last year, according to research from M&S Bank.

Gap year spending (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 08 October 2015 | Article

This is a continuation of a previous feature story, which can be found here.

Gap year spending (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 08 October 2015 | Article

After a summer of working and saving hard, the big wide world is calling and waiting to be explored. Each year, tens of thousands of school and university leavers head off on a gap year.

How to make £3k from the Rugby World Cup

Monday, 14 September 2015 | News

Homeowners with spare rooms living near Rugby World Cup 2015 stadiums could make as much as £2,912 by renting them out, according to Airbnb.

How to make a claim for delayed flights

Monday, 24 August 2015 | Article

Your plane is delayed for hours causing you to miss a connecting transfer; your flight is cancelled and there's not another one until tomorrow; you're still standing by the baggage carousel – bagless - when it stops coughing...