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The Consumer Council’s Top Travel Tips

The summer travel period is upon us and The Consumer Council is helping Northern Ireland holidaymakers to prepare for a smooth, hassle-free journey with its Top Travel Tips.


Post Offices transformed

Citizens Advice published its review of the Post Office restructuring programme, which started in 2012 and finished in 2018, supported by £2billion government investment. See below for the key highlights from the report.

Consumer Skills

Navigate easily to the right consumer advice

The Consumer Council has launched a new online tool to guide consumers

Cost of Living

Santander Branch Closure - Antrim

The Consumer Council is reminding consumers to think about their banking needs ahead of the Antrim branch closure on 30 May 2019.


The Consumer Council comments on latest Translink performance results

Following today’s publication of Translink’s Charter Autumn 2018 Monitoring Results, The Consumer Council is happy to see that Translink have continued to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction across its bus, rail and coach services. 


Portugal and Spain strike action - Potential flights impact

Strike action by fuel tank drivers in Portugal and airport workers throughout Spain may affect flights to and from Portugal and Spain over the Easter period.

Personal Finances

Santander Branch Closure – Ballymoney

The Consumer Council is reminding consumers to think about their banking needs ahead of the Ballymoney branch closure on the 16 May 2019.


Be EGGstra prepared if you are travelling this Easter

Travelling during popular times, such as the Easter period, can be busier and more stressful than usual. Following some recent disruptions to air and sea travel, The Consumer Council has put together some tips to help your Easter break go as smoothly as possible.

Cost of Living

Debenhams enters into administration - know what to do with your gift cards

Debenhams announced on Tuesday 9 April that it has officially gone into administration, appointing FTI Consulting as the administrator.