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Tech ban forces one in four parents with young kids to rethink travel plans

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Over a quarter (26%) of parents of young children would be put off flying or would avoid flying this summer if tech was banned from flights[1] Parents of children under …

uSwitch comments on the Queen’s Speech 

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Commenting on the Queen’s Speech today and the Government’s pledge to help reduce energy bills, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Our mission to help consumers save money …

uSwitch comments on the launch of the OnePlus 5

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Commenting the launch of the OnePlus 5, Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “OnePlus has excelled as a best-kept secret in smartphone circles, steadily gaining street cred from its invite-only …

Energy bills rise £380 but a green tariff could be cheaper

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New figures reveal that consumers could go green and save money at the same time[1] The cheapest green tariff is now just £8 more expensive than the cheapest deal on …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s consumer mobile experience report

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Commenting on Ofcom’s consumer mobile experience report published today, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The numbers in this report suggest that consumers are relatively satisfied with their overall …

uSwitch comments on roaming charges being abolished within the European Union as of 15 June 2017

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Commenting on roaming charges being abolished within the European Union as of 15 June 2017, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The European Commission has agreed to put an end …

High street banks fail to impress in 2017 uSwitch Credit Card Awards

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The latest uswitch.com survey of more than 10,000 credit card customers reveals that the big high street banks are falling behind other providers[1] Nationwide Building Society wins the coveted uswitch.com 2017 Credit …

Cards blocked abroad cost holidaymakers £240 million

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Almost half (49%) of consumers rely on credit or debit cards when travelling abroad[1] A quarter (26%) have had their cards blocked while on holiday – even though nearly two …

Energy bills could rise up to £436 as popular fixed deals end

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13 popular fixed deals from seven energy suppliers are set to end on 31 May[1] Households could see a bill price hike of up to £436 – an eye watering …

Travelling pets an insurance hazard for a fifth of drivers

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Two thirds (69%) of drivers have travelled with a pet in their car[1] but almost a fifth (19%) don’t secure them when driving and let it roam free in the …