Posts Tagged 'travel'

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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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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Flybe Airline Enters Administration Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

March 5, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Flybe Airline Enters Administration Amidst Coronavirus Chaos The airline has warned customers not to travel to the airport unless they have arranged alternative travel. British airline Flybe, once the largest independent regional airline in Europe, has ceased operations and filed for administration “having failed to find a feasible solution to allow us to keep trading”, CEO Mark Anderson has said. In a letter to more than 2,000 members of staff now left without a job, he added: "I am…

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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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Thomas Cook goes bust - Here's how it will affect your travel plans

September 23, 2019 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

Thomas Cook goes bust – Here’s how it will affect your travel plans Here are all the latest details for anybody who has booked a holiday with Thomas Cook Britain’s oldest travel agent, Thomas Cook, has gone bust. It entered compulsory liquidation and went into administration yesterday (22nd September 2019), and stopped trading with immediate effect, leaving more than 150,000 British holidaymakers stranded around the world. Here is everything you should know about Thomas Cook…

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Get an extra £20 off your next trip away with Quidco

August 19, 2019 | Posted under: Travel

Get an extra £20 off your next trip away with Quidco Looking to book a last-minute holiday this summer? New customers can get an extra £20 off trips booked with Booking.com through Quidco. What is Quidco? Quidco is the number 1, free-to-join cashback site in the UK with more than 7 million users. They work with more than 4,500 popular retailers across the country, offering customers the chance to get cashback on their purchases. As well as receiving cashback on the items…

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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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Prince Charles paid £20,000 for a train from London to Wales

June 26, 2019 | Posted under: Travel

Prince Charles paid £20,000 for a train from London to Wales Yes, you read that right! – The Prince of Wales spent upwards of TWENTY THOUSAND POUNDS on a train from London Euston to Port Talbot in February. The figure – as shown on the royal accounts, published earlier this week – suggests that £20,049 was spent on transporting Charles from London to Wales in the royal train. The costs involved are said to include extremely high levels of security, with sources around…

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Bradford and Birmingham top list of places where you're most likely to be hit by an uninsured driver

February 8, 2019 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Bradford and Birmingham top list of places where you’re most likely to be hit by an uninsured driver Drivers in Bradford are twice as likely to be involved in an accident with an uninsured driver than the national average. Constituencies in Bradford and Birmingham have topped a new list of where in the country drivers are most likely to be involved in a collision with an uninsured driver. New research by Direct Line car insurance has revealed the UK hotspots for uninsured drivers…

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