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Boots Insist That Age is No Barrier to Adventure

Have you heard the one about the 114-year old being offered a travel insurance policy? No, well apparently it’s no joke, as this is precisely what www.boots.com/en/Pharmacy-Health/Health-shop/Travel-health/Travel-insurance are now in the business of doing according to an article first published in www.theguardian.com recently. While senior citizens might not ...
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Travel Insurance Con Artists Resorting To Even More Ludicrous Versions of (Non) Events

Investigators have recently revealed that those duplicitous types who attempt to defraud their travel insurance providers by filing the most obscure claims are now going to even greater* lengths to potentially bag their ill-gotten gains. As reported in www.telegraph.co.uk – and focusing on the findings of a new-to-air ...
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New Mature Traveller Comparison Service Which Could Shake-Up Travel Insurance Industry

Asking the advice of professionals in their chosen field is nothing new, yet until now it’s usually been obtaining a piece of information here and another piece in the jigsaw elsewhere. This fragmented approach might work well in some industries and instances, yet when it comes to arranging ...
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Holiday travel insurer releases insurance claim details suitable for Carry on Caravanning script!

We’re no strangers to those laughable insurance claims which seemed to make the (alternative) headlines week in, week out back in the 1980s, and which (then) popular TV comedian, Jasper Carrot would seize upon for his sketch show material. Surely you remember such chestnuts which went something along ...
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Travel Insurers Can Often Look For Wriggle Room to Avoid Recompensing Policyholders

It seems that some travel insurance policy providers are constantly looking for get out clauses to avoid coughing up for legitimate insurance claims, according to eyebrow-raising findings recently released by an independent arbitrator. The Financial Ombudsman Service annually receives some 2,000 plus complaints from aggrieved travellers who have ...
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Driving licence changes could spell chaos for holidaymakers

With the paper counterpart of UK driving licences being scrapped as of June 8th 2015, holidaymakers may face difficulty in hiring a car in Europe due to the new system. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will keep any information regarding penalty points or bans on their ...
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Travellers fail to reveal medical conditions when applying for travel insurance

Research done by AllClear has revealed that 15% of 24-50 year olds do not list current or previous medical conditions when applying for travel insurance. By doing this, they jeopardize the validation of their insurance. The main reasons for not disclosing the medical information are that they did ...
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A spokesman for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has told The Guardian that it could ask insurers to step in and pay claims for holidays that have been cancelled because of the current passport processing delays. The FOS spokesman said the policyholder will have to have “done all ...
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