Six figure medical bills for overseas treatment: adding financial insult to injury

August 18th, 2017

Everybody knows that medical treatment abroad can cost an arm and a leg, but you might be surprised at just how quickly the bills add-up. The Association of British Insurers have been busy crunching industry claims data and their findings make for essential holiday reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday health and why the fraudsters won’t win

July 27th, 2017

Getting a dose of Delhi belly or a Montezuma’s revenge can ruin a holiday, but at least travel insurance provides some financial solace. However, a rise in bogus food poisoning claims is pushing-up premiums, adding pounds to packaged holidays, and may see Brits banned from some all-inclusive destinations. Read the rest of this entry »

The EHIC is a travel essential…and it’s here to stay

July 10th, 2017

With the holiday season on the horizon travellers are being urged to check they have got a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and make sure they know exactly what it covers. A recent report has shone a light on some common misconceptions about the EHIC and it makes for essential holiday reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Ten Tips for a Budget Break

June 30th, 2017

Rising inflation and falling sterling are putting the squeeze on holiday spending; so we decided to take a look at ten ways to make your holiday money go further: Read the rest of this entry »

10 tips to finding the perfect travel insurance policy

June 21st, 2017

Recently kiosks selling travel insurance have started springing-up in airports, which might seem like a smart solution for anyone who has forgotten to get cover. However, as every holidaymaker knows nothing is cheap in airports (from snacks to currency) and travel insurance is no exception. In fact, one leading insurer found that insurance at airports can cost four times as much as online, they also found that you’ll pay a premium for cover bought from a travel agent or airline. The solution’s simple: plan ahead and take the following tips: Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Easter Breaks

April 12th, 2017

With winter a fast fading memory and mother nature bursting into life; Easter is the perfect time to get away. We’ve rounded-up five of the best short breaks from chic city stays to guaranteed Spring sunshine:

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Top Holiday Destinations 2017: Travel Editor’s Country Picks

February 17th, 2017

To help beat the winter blues we recently published a post exploring this year’s best city breaks and now we are going further afield to visit some of the most coveted countries. The destinations below may span the globe, but they’ve all got one thing in common: they top the travel industry’s favourite places to see and be seen in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Insurance: annual multi trip Vs single trip?

January 27th, 2017

As the country shivers beneath an icy blanket of fog it’s all too tempting to start daydreaming about sunnier shores. Planning your holidays is a sure-fire way to beat the winter blues and it’s the right time to think about travel insurance. Deciding whether to choose a ‘single trip’ policy or ‘annual multi trip’ cover depends largely on your personal plans, but the following should help you make the right decision. Read the rest of this entry »

Best City Breaks for 2017

January 19th, 2017

With the festive season a fast fading memory; what better way to banish the winter blues than by booking a summer break? We have scoured the web to discover this year’s holiday hotspots and added some of our favourite destinations:

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Ten ways to cut the cost of a winter sports holiday

November 29th, 2016

winter-sportsSkiing and snowboarding holidays don’t come cheap, but take the following steps and you can have a winter break without breaking the bank:

 

 

 

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