Making the most of summer holidays

Holidays can be a bit trying, for both kids and parents. Here are some tips on how to fill up those long summer months with some fun activities that won’t cost the earth.

Clever ways to keep cool this summer

It’s summer time and the weather is fine! This time of year is fun, but staying cool in summer can mean a not-so-friendly electricity bill. Here are some tips on how to chill out for less.

How to hit the snow on a budget

Be savvy about your snow gear: bargain, borrow or rent before heading off on your ski holiday.

Fire up or wind down? The battle of the weekend

What's your weekend style? Cruise control or wall-to-wall action? Whichever it is, here's how to up the ante on your days off.

Clever ways to get around

Believe it or not, there are other ways to travel besides a money-guzzling car. Here’s a round-up of the best cheap transport alternatives.

Thrifty travel: how to avoid expensive airport layovers

So you’ve booked a trip on a budget airline and got a great deal on Airbnb. How do you save money at the airport?

Get fit for free

Is getting in shape at the top of your resolutions, like, every week? Joining a gym can be expensive, so if the festive season has left a dent in your budget, here are a few ways to reach your goals without the big fees.

Festival life on a budget

The music festival season has arrived. Here’s how to have the time of your life without emptying your bank account.