Top Holiday Destinations 2017: Travel Editor’s Country Picks

February 17th, 2017

Mountain scenery 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

Multiple coloured umbrellasAs 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

Copenhagen strip 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

SkiingSkiing 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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On Trend: Top 5 Autumn Breaks

September 27th, 2016

StatueWith the summer holidays a fading memory you may already be dreaming of an autumn break. To help banish the blues we’ve picked five of the hottest destinations where you are almost guaranteed to get some sun:

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Top 10 most unusual travel insurance claims

September 16th, 2016

Travel insurance claimsTravel insurance covers more than you might think and to prove the point we’ve tracked down some of the most bizarre claims from across the web. The ten bizarre claims below prove that holidaymakers should expect the unexpected, and that travel insurance covers much more than lost luggage and delayed flights. Read the rest of this entry »

Staycation or Vacation: You decide

August 17th, 2016

Ice cream coneOpen up the travel pages of any newspaper and you’ll be reliably informed that ‘staying at home’ is the new ‘going abroad’. With the recent slump in the value of Sterling, and the very real threat of terrorist attacks abroad, Brexit Britons are apparently shunning the continent and ‘staycationing’ instead. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Travel Insurance Isn’t Worthless

June 10th, 2016

Small map bookletWith the summer holidays fast approaching marketing departments are going into overdrive reminding holidaymakers of the importance of taking out Travel Insurance. It’s often said that ‘no publicity is bad publicity’ but this week Travel Insurance has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Top summer holiday destinations

January 18th, 2016

Sand printWith the financial hangover of the festive period lingering, and the mercury dropping below zero, January can sometimes seem like a long hard slog. So why not brighten things up by planning a summer break?  The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has revealed 2016’s holiday hotspots and provided plenty of ideas for more unusual destinations. Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Sports Insurance Checklist

November 20th, 2015

winter sportsWith new research revealing that 30% of holidaymakers hit the slopes without insurance, we debunk some misconceptions surrounding winter sports insurance and explain what to look for in a policy. Read the rest of this entry »