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Many holidaymakers – and some European hospitals – don’t understand the rules on these vital health insurance cards. / New Which? research found 89% of people didn’t know that the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) covers fewer countries than the old, pre-Brexit European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Thousands of pro-consumer laws we take for granted could expire at the end of 2023.
Thousands of EU laws could expire at the end of 2023.
The MPs have joined a cross-party group calling on ministers to declare which Brussels-made rules will be removed from British statute books.
British people heading to European Union countries from next year will have to apply for a European Travel Information and Authorisation System visa four days before travel.
There was no public announcement of the change, which was quietly slipped into new contracts earlier this week.
Flight compensation for stranded British travellers is set to be burned on the government's bonfire of EU regulations.
People looking to send gifts abroad this Christmas have alarmingly little understanding of how to navigate the customs rules and charges introduced when the UK left the European Union, new Which? research can reveal.
An increase in red tape and charges means headaches for those sending gifts to Europe.
Which? said shoppers buying from the EU could face additional fees of up to £300 this Christmas.
A survey found that 67% felt the public receives too little information from ministers about trade deals. / More than two-thirds of the UK public feel “left in the dark” about the impact that post-Brexit trade deals struck by the Government will have.
Shoppers frustrated by delays, shortages and rising costs.
Nearly half of all UK consumers who bought goods from EU-based retailers since the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December experienced some issues, such as extra paperwork, delays or surprise costs, a new survey by the consumer group found.
The add-on costs when buying goods from the bloc should be more transparent so that shoppers are not hit with surprise fees or scammed, consumer group Which? has said.
Which? is calling on the government and businesses to make the new costs of buying from EU-based retailers clear and increase the public’s awareness of these changes so consumers are not left with unexpected fees or scammed into paying unnecessary charges.
From import charges to confusing returns processes, post-Brexit rules mean shopping with European retailers isn’t as simple as it used to be.
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
British governments have 'consistently shown that they are both unwilling and unable to stand up to giant multinational companies', says Jo Swinson. / Fears about chlorinated chicken in UK shops after Brexit have been dismissed by a US food official – as he revealed poultry is now being washed in acetic acid instead.
Public at risk from delays in identifying unsafe goods if UK leaves European safety system. / Dangerous cars, electrical goods and toys could flood into the UK after Brexit unless the government urgently reforms the current “failing” safety enforcement system, a consumer group warned on Monday.
Millions of Britons with valid passports could be unable to travel to some European countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit.