Train delays and cancellations are all too common on our railways, making them an occupational hazard for many.Yet incredibly, passengers are missing out on up to £100 million every year by not claiming for these disruptions.You hit a pothole and hear a horrible clunk – your car's been crocked and it's going to cost you.But whoever controls the road has a legal duty to maintain it to a fit standard, if they don't, they should pay for repairs. The EHIC, or European Health Insurance Card, is free and gets free or discounted medical care in all 28 EU countries, plus others.If under 25, see our Young Drivers' Insurance guide.
Our guide has 35 tips, including how to get to the city from the airport for just €2, where to find 'free' tapas and an interactive map showing where you can marvel at some of the greatest work of Catalan architect Gaudi – for free.
Yet if you buy in the right place, and drive in the right way, it's possible to slash costs...
It's not the MOT test fee but repairing 'fails' that can cost a fortune.
Plus if you're looking for a space, they're a handy way to find cheap parking too.
Budget airlines' prices miss out costly 'extras' such as taking baggage and even checking in.Few cities compete with Paris for sheer romance, beauty – and the beating a trip gives your wallet.