Travel Insurance


What your insurance policy doesn’t cover

Travel insurers are in hot water after using common alcohol exclusion clauses to unfairly deny claims. What other potentially problematic clauses should you be aware of?

Insurance | 24 Sep 2014

BLOG: The government must stop penalising elderly travellers

Elderly travellers and those with health issues hoping to take a break this year are being doubly penalised through an anomaly in the tax system.

Insurance | 19 Sep 2014

ABI issues advice on volcanic eruptions

The ABI has issued advice to travellers concerned about possible disruption to their travel plans from the volcanic activity in Iceland.

Travel Insurance | 01 Sep 2014

How to help your teen prepare for their gap year

Here Julie Hutchison of Standard Life gives her top ten tips for the parents of teens about to embark on gap year adventures.

Travel Insurance | 07 Aug 2014
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Things that will make you poor this summer

Here, we highlight a few areas where the costs can mount this summer if you are not vigilant.

Savings | 23 Jul 2014

Wedding guests weary of overseas ceremonies

While cheaper and more relaxing for the bride and groom, more than a third of Brits think attending a wedding abroad is a big ask.

Savings | 18 Jul 2014

Check EHICs before travel, warns

Holidaymakers need to check their European Health Insurance Cards before they travel, as around 4.5m cards will expire this year.

Travel Insurance | 02 Jul 2014

Gap year travelers urged to pick insurance carefully

Gap year and extended trip travelers are being urged to take care when picking a travel insurance policy as terms – including whether quick trips home are permitted – vary widely.

Travel Insurance | 30 Jun 2014

Foreign Office urges young Brits to buy travel insurance

Over one in three young people do not think it is necessary to take out insurance when they travel overseas, a survey suggests.

Travel Insurance | 17 Jun 2014

Insurer to pay out customers hit by passport backlog

LV= has said any existing travel insurance customers caught in the Passport Office’s backlog will be able to claim for cancelled trips.

Travel Insurance | 12 Jun 2014
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Holidaymakers underestimate cost of emergencies abroad

The vast majority of British holidaymakers seriously underestimate the cost of having a medical emergency while abroad, a study has revealed.

Travel Insurance | 04 Jun 2014

Travel insurance warning for England World Cup fans

Football fans heading to Brazil this summer are being urged to check their travel insurance cover before jetting off.

Travel Insurance | 03 Jun 2014

One in five over 50s travel without insurance

Almost a fifth of people over 50 go on holiday without insurance, according to a study.

Travel Insurance | 29 May 2014
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Kenya travel warning: Will your insurance cover you if you cancel?

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised against all non-essential travel to portions of Kenya. Are you covered by travel insurance if you want to cancel?

Travel Insurance | 20 May 2014

Eight tips for buying ski insurance

If you are planning a skiing holiday, read these eight simple tips before you hit the piste.

Insurance | 13 Jan 2014

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