travel

Car hire firms ripping off holidaymakers by charging up to £190 for a £30 insurance policy

Families jetting off this half term could find themselves forking up to £190 for car insurance policies worth just £30 when they arrive at their destination.

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Millions of Brits are going on holiday without travel insurance

Nearly two-fifths of British holidaymakers going abroad this summer do not have travel insurance for their trip, new research shows.

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Long-haul holidays are my guilty pleasure: here are some ways I cut corners to save cash

I’ve cut a few corners to save cash on long-distance trips, says Edmund Greaves

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Air travellers face a levy to pay for bringing stranded passengers home when an airline goes bust

Airline passengers could be charged 50p every time they fly to help pay for stranded passengers to come home when an airline collapses. 

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UK holidaymakers lost over £7 million to fraudsters last year - here's how you can avoid being a victim

Unsuspecting holidaymakers lost millions of pounds to travel fraudsters last year in travel-related scams, a new report reveals.

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On your travels? Four top ways to boost your holiday cash

Don’t get caught out by sky-high fees. Get the top debit and credit cards to use abroad and find out how to cut costs when you need to splash the cash

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Competition watchdog calls on travel industry to make cancellation policies clearer

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling on holiday and travel businesses be fairer to customers who have to cancel because of an illness or bereavement.

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Would you like to pay in pounds or euros? Mastercard scraps rip-off currency exchange rates, but only on prepaid cards

Holidaymakers who use a prepaid Mastercard abroad will no longer have to choose between paying in pounds or the local currency, helping them to avoid rip-off exchange rates and fees.

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Car insurance premiums plummeting after whiplash law change

Car insurance premiums fell £100 between December 2018 and February this year after a new act was passed in December designed to tackle whiplash claims.

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Deal of the week: get 5p off per litre of fuel at Morrisons

If you shop at Morrisons you can get 5p off a litre of petrol when you spend more than £40.

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