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 »

Insurance Claims Facts and Figures

October 22nd, 2015

Insurance policy approvalInsurance provides a financial safety net to help people cope with unexpected events, and new figures show just how much help insurance actually provides. A report by the Association of British Insurers has revealed that the industry pays out a staggering £77 million every day. Read the rest of this entry »

More younger travellers setting off without insurance

September 4th, 2015

Accidnet abroadYounger holidaymakers are being urged to pack travel insurance or risk being left seriously out of pocket. A recent report by the Association of British Travel Agents shows that one in five travellers jet-off without insurance. It’s a headline figure that remains more or less unchanged year on year, but dig a little deeper and the report makes for interesting reading. Read the rest of this entry »