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If a flight is seriously delayed passengers are entitled to claim up to 600 euros back from the airline, yet many are failing to do so. The reason – 90% of us have no idea about our rights to compensation. The total money that consumers fail to claim back tops £1 billion. If your flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked, under EU regulation 261/2004 you are entitled to varying de...
The dangers of failing to take out travel insurance were again highlighted recently when the Daily Mail reported that a pregnant woman travelling to Spain had her baby 13 weeks early and is now stranded overseas. ...
Which? has carried out research into the main reasons why travel insurance claims get rejected. Which? asked over 9,000 of its members about their experiences, and found that out of all of those who had made claims on their travel insurance policies, 10% had been rejected. To pu...
Travellers to be affected by fall in pound
    Posted on 28/02/2013 at 14:39
The pound has fallen to its lowest level in two years against major currencies like the euro and the dollar, which is going to have a huge effect on holidaymakers travelling abroad this year. The pound has been steadily falling in value over previous weeks, but it was only when Moody’s downgraded the credit rating of the UK from AAA to AA1 (the first time this has happened since the ...
The International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ) recently released a report that highlighted concerns that some hospitals in Spain are refusing to treat foreign patients who are carrying the EHIC card (European Health Insurance Card). The EHIC card can be used in other countries in the European Economic Area, and they entitle the carri...
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