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Why you shouldn't skimp on ski cover
    Posted on 03/10/2008 at 11:50
As any skier or boarder will tell you, there's nothing quite like the fun and exhilaration that can be had on the slopes, but with the adrenaline rush comes the potential for danger. If you do not have adequate insurance cover (and 40% of us don't when taking a winter sports holiday), there can be a heavy price to pay. Of the 1.2 million Brits who go skiing or boarding, 14,000 of us c...
SAFI for savvy travellers
    Posted on 26/09/2008 at 11:48
You’ve booked your hotel and flights, taken out travel insurance, ordered your currency and bought the sun cream but have you been savvy enough to purchase SAFI? Never heard of it? Well, in the current climate of airlines going bust it would be a good idea to find out what exactly it is. It stands for Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance and does just what it says on the tin. You may...
XL Leisure Group, owner of XL Airways and 4 holiday companies trading under 9 different names was forced into administration late last night, blaming their insurmountable £143m debt on the current economic conditions and high fuel prices. The collapse of XL Leisure Group follows the closure of budget long haul airline Zoom last month, and a further 4 other budget long haul carriers ha...
Going to the Olympics?
    Posted on 08/08/2008 at 13:43
The start of the Beijing Olympics is fast approaching and, if you are one of the lucky 500,000 people expected to attend from overseas, it is well worth checking that you are adequately insured. Research carried out by moneysupermarket.com has revealed that almost 15% of us do not bother with travel insurance when holidaying abroad, with many of us seeing it as an added expense which we are wi...
Plan your adventure in advance
    Posted on 01/08/2008 at 13:54
We Brits may not have the reputation for being the most adventurous travellers abroad and yet more than one in three of us have taken part in a “daring” activity on holiday. Whether it is bungee jumping, hurling yourself out of a plane, white water rafting or zorbing (the latest craze in New Zealand where you roll down a hill in a huge ball, rather like a giant hamster), it is vit...
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