Holidays

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...

Jet2, Aer Lingus and Wizz Air customers to be compensated

Friday, 16 December 2016 | News

Jet2, Aer Lingus and Wizz Air have agreed to clean up their act after being investigated for flouting compensation rules for delayed and cancelled flights.

How to avoid roaming charges

Friday, 14 August 2015 | News

Roaming charges - what you'll pay to use your phone overseas - vary hugely depending on your provider and your destination.

Holidaymakers to spend £420 on credit cards this summer

Friday, 16 December 2016 | News

UK holidaymakers are expected to spend £420 each on credit cards while on holiday this summer. Some 14.3 million people will spend £6 billion, 10% more than in 2012, according to research from Post Office Money.

How to take a grown-up gap year

Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Article

Taking a gap year to travel the world is typically considered the preserve of school-leavers on a tight budget but the trend is far from limited to the young.

10 last-minute travel tips

Thursday, 02 July 2015 | Article

Holiday season is upon us and many of us will already have spent, or be planning to spend, hundreds - if not, thousands - of pounds on getting away.