Budget-conscious holidaymakers can avoid extra booking charges levied by airlines – particularly the no-frills operators, which have recently come in for serious criticism by consumers' association Which?.
Savvy travellers can sidestep these hidden extras by booking using the Escape Pre-paid Mastercard. Use it to buy a flight with Ryanair, for example, and you can save on the normal £5 fee each way per person, incurred when booking with a traditional credit or debit card.
The preloadable Escape Card from EZPay costs a one-off charge of £9.99 and gives consumers access to a range of other cashback deals when using it to shop online with a range of retailers.
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