Melanie Dowding, from the Money Advice Service
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Cash calendar - financial tips for May

Holidaymakers spend an average of £200 more than they expect on their annual summer holiday, an advice service suggests.

The BBC News website asked the independent Money Advice Service to deliver a calendar of month-by-month tips for those trying to keep their personal finances in order.

Melanie Dowding, from the service, says there are three basic tips to keep holiday spending under control.

Video Journalist: Kevin Peachey

  • 01 May 2016