Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist

Wendy Knowler is one of SA's foremost consumer journalists, known for her columns published by TimesLIVE and her contributions to radio stations. She also hosts training workshops for businesses around SA. Her expertise is based on 20 years of mediating conflict between consumers and companies.

Planning a trip to the UK on your SA passport? Get your visa before your ticket

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'We advise applicants not to book flights before they receive their visa, not least so they can avoid extra expense in ...

Expect a spike in car, home insurance premiums: Wendy Knowler’s 'watch-outs of the week'

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Spikes in car and home insurance premiums are on the cards for next year, thanks to various Covid-19-related knock-on ...

UK gives green light to travellers from SA, but now there's a huge visa backlog

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The UK may have dropped its “red list” travel ban on people arriving from South Africa, but for South African passport ...

It’s official: SA is off the UK’s travel ‘red list’

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It’s official: SA and 10 other African countries will be removed from the UK’s infamous “red list” of travel ...

MTN agree to get tough with telesales partners who hoodwink elderly customers

Weeken Post

Woo hoooo!There’s not a whole lot to celebrate right now, so even small wins are a big deal. And a win involving ...

Car jammers already loving the festive season: Wendy Knowler’s 'watch-outs of the week'

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In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Claims soar to R32bn for the ‘world’s most expensive riots’ in July

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“We never thought the torching of trucks at Mooi River would end up being the most expensive riots in the world, bigger ...

NO-vember: Beware the Black Friday, Black November and Singles' Day spending traps

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In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Surge in banking fraud, but Sabric is onto the culprits

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Criminal syndicates have been living it up on the proceeds of their fraud victims’ bank accounts, but the good news is ...

Covid-19 death claims top those for all other causes combined: Discovery

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The coronavirus has overtaken cancer as well as heart and artery claims, which in previous years were the main causes ...