Paying to access your holiday refund
Paying to access holiday refunds on your credit card, the parents using lockdown as an excuse not to pay child maintenance and scam fundraising ads on Instagram and social media.
Listeners whose holidays have been cancelled are telling us that they are having to pay to get their money back off their credit card. With Helen Saxon, Banking Editor at MoneySavingExpert.
Thousands of parents are using lockdown as an excuse not to pay maintenance for their children. Single parent charity Gingerbread say that Covid-19 is making things worse and that the official service that should make them pay is not checking what they say.
The face masks that cost $10 to buy but $109 to deliver - and still don’t arrive. The dangers of believing ads on Instagram and social media.
Presenter: Paul Lewis
Researcher: Lizzy McNeil
Producer: Alex Lewis
Editor: Emma Rippon