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Travel insurer sees policy sales surge amid Zika virus fears

The Zika virus has made everyone sit up and take notice in recent weeks as widespread reports of the health implications, regarding pregnant women in particular, have put parts of the world on red alert. And of course, anybody planning on taking trips for business, leisure or pleasure ...
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World’s Most Expensive Hospital Bed Revealed, Which Highlights the Necessity of Travel Insurance When a Long Away from Home

The message is a clear one; ‘don’t fall ill in Singapore’. Well, not unless you have arranged a travel insurance policy before you jet off to the popular far eastern destination whether for business or pleasure. And the reason for this stark warning? Simply because hospital beds in ...
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Third of Gap Year Travellers Don’t Take Out Insurance Despite 150% Hike in Claims

Students heading off on gap year adventures are forever being advised to ensure that they arrange far-reaching travel insurance policies before embarking on their rites of passage journeys, yet a third of those aged between 16 – 24-years are spreading their wings without taking the necessary travel precautions ...
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One Drink Could Invalidate Travel Insurance Policy

A sobering thought for any one of the thousands of UK holidaymakers who consider relaxing with a well-earned tipple one of the many perks of a trip away, as it emerges that simply relaxing with a single glass of wine might compromise the legitimacy of their travel insurance ...
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Consumer Watchdog Urges Travel Insurance Policyholders to Beware of Counter-Productive Features

Believe it or not, some aspects of travel insurance policies could amount to nothing. Literally, or rather, financially, with one policy feature systematically cancelling another one out. That’s been found to be the case with direct reference to a few travel insurance providers here in the UK, thanks ...
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Travel Insurance To Go Touches Down At Gatwick Airport

You’d automatically think that nobody in their right mind would purchase a travel insurance policy at an airport, prior to boarding their flight to somewhere sunny. Yet you’d be wrong, as some last minute Charlie’s are doing just this, otherwise one UK travel insurer wouldn’t have gone to ...
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UK Insurer Gives Timely Reminder Why When Schools Return It Makes Sense to Head off On Our Belated Holidays

Childless travellers are making the most of the fact that kids have returned to school of late to bag some fantastic late summer deals, of which there are many on offer. With the new school term up and running here in the UK, many holidaymakers without families are ...
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Travel Insurance-seeking, High Cholesterol-Combating Brit Holidaymakers Pay Double for Premiums

Those holidaymakers heading off abroad this summer who are battling high cholesterol by taking statins are said to be regularly charged double for their travel insurance policies, according to recent findings, and as documented by www.express.co.uk. Despite doing all that they can to counter their cholesterol levels by ...
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British MPs Not Always Remembering to Pack Travel Insurance on Annual Summer Holidays

For a demographic of professionals universally known to answer in a series of nonsensical soundbites in public, British politicians have been uncharacteristically charitable with their answers to questions asked of them in a recent summer travel-themed poll conducted by www.abta.com (the Association of British Travel Agents). And by ...
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Keeping Up with Indiana Joneses Cited in Rise in Holiday-Based Adventure Activities

Apparently we’ve got a fictitious adventure-seeking movie hero to thank for more UK holidaymakers than ever before getting their ‘Indiana Joneses’ on and subsequently making travel insurance providers rethink their entire back catalogue of policy documentation. And according to experts out there, it’s not just the young but ...
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