Posts Tagged 'travel insurance'

Can I Get Travel Insurance that Covers Coronavirus?

August 18, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

The Implications of Being a Named Driver - Everything You Need to Know ou may need to add a named driver to your car insurance policy if your son or daughter is learning to drive, or perhaps you need to borrow a family member’s car now and again to help them out.  Whatever the reason for driving another person’s vehicle, there are some implications of being a named driver on an insurance policy that you need to be aware of to ensure you aren’t invalidating…

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How to Get a Refund on Travel Insurance due to Covid-19

May 1, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

How to Get a Refund on Travel Insurance due to Covid-19 If your travel plans have changed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, is it possible to get any money back? Find out here and see which insurers are currently offering refunds (full or partial) and date changes. In October 2019, it was reported by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) that 88% of the UK population had a holiday last year. This year, however, the Coronavirus outbreak has had a huge global impact on the travel industry,…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Tens of Thousands Recovering, But Number of COVID-19 Cases Increasing

March 10, 2020 | Posted under: News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Tens of Thousands Recovering, But Number of COVID-19 Cases Increasing The very latest as the coronavirus continues to cause disruption around the world. CORONAVIRUS NEWS – UK (10/03/2020) As of 9am on Tuesday, March 10th, there have been: 321 confirmed cases of the coronavirus 5 deaths 18 complete recoveries The third fatality of the disease occurred on Sunday (8th March), with a man in his 60s becoming the latest victim to lose his life to the coronavirus. However,…

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17 Holiday Destinations Free From Coronavirus | Places Without COVID-19

March 6, 2020 | Posted under: Travel

17 Holiday Destinations Free From Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, but many places are not infected. Since the first coronavirus cases were diagnosed in December 2019, the virus has spread from China and put the entire world into a state of emergency – but there are some popular tourist destinations which, at the time of writing, don’t have a single case of the disease. Note: The countries listed below do not have any reported cases of coronavirus at the time…

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Is Coronavirus Covered by Travel Insurance?

March 2, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Is Coronavirus Covered by Travel Insurance? As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, learn your travel rights here. Thousands of people are worried about their summer holidays and how they could be affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) as news of confirmed cases begin to rack up in popular tourist hotspots like Spain, Italy and France – but how does this affect travel insurance? Coronavirus – Am I safe to travel? Before getting yourself too worked up, it’s worth finding out whether or…

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Millennials Take TWICE as Many ‘Dream Holidays’ as Their Parents

January 31, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Millennials Take TWICE as Many ‘Dream Holidays’ as Their Parents Popular destinations include Europe, the Caribbean and Australia. A report from Money.co.uk has discovered that those aged between 16 and 30 have been on almost twice as many ‘dream holidays’ as their parents. It has been previously acknowledged that Brits will enjoy 2 of these holidays in their lifetime. However, this latest study suggests that the younger generation could have up to 7 or more by the time they…

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Easyjet to fill package holiday void left by Thomas Cook collapse

November 13, 2019 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Easyjet to fill package holiday void left by Thomas Cook collapse Popular budget airline, Easyjet, have made the bold decision to capitalize on Thomas Cook’s departure from the holiday market by offering their own package holidays, with details on the launch expected to be announced before Christmas. The collapse of Thomas Cook left experts wondering whether package holidays would soon be a thing of the past as holidaymakers grow in confidence, securing their travel plans themselves and missing…

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Medical bills soar to more than £200 MILLION for British holidaymakers

August 21, 2019 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Medical bills soar to more than £200 MILLION for British holidaymakers Travellers are being reminded about the importance of travel insurance as medical bills reach an astonishing £209 million – the highest figure recorded since 2011. Statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggest that a UK holidaymaker requires emergency medical attention every 3 minutes, with 153,000 British travellers turning to their travel insurance for help in the past year –…

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9 bizarre claims made on travel insurance policies

July 23, 2019 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

9 bizarre claims made on travel insurance policies Travel insurance can be a saving grace for you and your family when you go on holiday. If you’ve ever had to claim on your travel insurance policy, statistics would suggest that you probably had your trip cancelled or had your luggage stolen - or perhaps your car was licked by a herd of cows, causing damage to your paintwork… Now, that last one may seem unlikely, but it has happened! Here are 9 funny and strange insurance…

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Diabetes and insurance - what you need to know

March 27, 2018 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Diabetes and insurance – what you need to knowIt’s not uncommon for people living with diabetes to have some difficulty when arranging insurance cover – whether it’s car insurance, travel insurance, life insurance or income protection insurance. Diabetes falls under the title of ‘pre-existing medical condition’, which often means an insurance company will view you as a higher risk. Subsequently premiums can be more expensive for people living with diabetes, and…

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