On Trend: Top 5 Autumn Breaks

September 27th, 2016

winter-breaksWith 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

staycationOpen 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

travel insurance importantWith 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

summer holidayWith 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 policyInsurance 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

accidnets 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 »

Why travel Insurance for UK holidays makes sense

July 30th, 2015

staycationWith so much to do right on our doorstep it’s hardly surprising that the UK has become the nation’s favourite holiday destination. Whether it’s a coastal break in Cornwall or a cosy cottage in the Cotswolds; Britons are turning their backs on overseas holidays and instead staying closer to home. Read the rest of this entry »

The Great Escape: Is your home insured while you’re away?

July 1st, 2015

 

yellow parasolHolidaymakers are being urged to make sure they have home insurance before jetting off to the sun. If you’re planning a summer break you’ve probably thought about travel insurance, but what about making sure that your home is insured while you are away? Read the rest of this entry »