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Which? responds as government requires all travellers entering UK to present negative Covid result before departure

Rory Boland, Which? Travel Editor, said: “Travellers will understand the need for government to introduce public health measures, however constantly changing rules at the last minute leaves passengers footing the bill. In some destinations, it will be difficult for people to secure tests at such short notice. “For those who do test positive abroad, they […]

Choc-a-bloc – Which? reveals what’s in the nation’s favourite Christmas chocolate tubs

New Which? analysis has found that lovers of Quality Street’s Green Triangle, Celebrations Galaxy Caramels, Heroes Wispas or Roses Truffles could be left disappointed this Christmas unless they swap to a different chocolate assortment that better suits their taste. The consumer champion looked at four of the most popular Christmas chocolate boxes – Celebrations, Heroes, […]

Which? responds to the news France will introduce Covid tests for all non-EU travellers

Rory Boland, Which? Travel Editor, said:  “Travellers will understand the changing need for restrictions in light of the Omicron variant but governments must get better at communicating the details of these changes. “If, as suggested, France’s decision to introduce mandatory Covid tests for all travellers outside the EU takes effect this week, UK travellers urgently […]

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Which? responds as CMA directs Facebook to sell Giphy

Rocio Concha, Which? Director of Policy and Advocacy, said:    “Leaving Meta and other tech giants unchecked to acquire smaller businesses could restrict consumer choice, stifle innovation and raise costs for rival companies, which would be passed on to customers, so it is positive that the CMA has intervened to block this merger.   “However, current measures […]

Cold callers swindling vulnerable people out of thousands with direct debit con, Which? reveals

Cold calling firms mis-selling appliance cover are conning vulnerable people into signing up to extortionate direct debits – charging some victims thousands of pounds to insure appliances they do not even own. Direct debit is a trusted way to pay for bills, subscriptions and ongoing services, but Which? found that unscrupulous companies are using it […]

Which? responds as government makes PCR tests mandatory for all travellers returning to England

Rory Boland, Which? Travel Editor, said:  “Travellers will understand the rationale behind the government’s decision to reintroduce mandatory PCR tests for those returning to England. “However, as Which? research has consistently shown, the private testing market isn’t fit for purpose – with serious implications not just for travellers but public health more generally. Testing firms […]