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A third of holidaymakers suffer from food poisoning
    Posted on 23/07/2008 at 15:50
Recent research shows that a third of us have suffered from food poisoning whilst on holiday abroad. You may well think that this somewhat alarming figure is the result of us seeking ever more exotic holiday destinations. However, it is the ever popular and familiar Spain which comes out as the worst culprit, with 23% of the 2000 holidaymakers surveyed having experienced gastrointestinal probl...
15% of Brits never been abroad
    Posted on 16/07/2008 at 19:30
Recent research carried out by Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance has delved into the holiday habits of Britons, and has produced some surprising results. The most interesting fact to come out of the research was that 15% of British adults (almost 7 million people) have never been abro...
Guaranteeing the sunshine
    Posted on 01/07/2008 at 14:36
In the aftermath of last year’s British summer which was a wash out, many holidaymakers have decided to head for some warmer weather this year. Anyone going to Spain though may well have been disappointed, with heavy rain on the Costas and the Balearic islands spoiling holidays for many travellers. So what can you do about it? Well, there’s no way of guaranteeing the sunshine but ...
Until recently, if you took out a travel insurance policy with Marks and Spencer, you would not be covered if you were travelling on your own and not using a major tour company. However, now things have finally changed. The Chief Executives at the M&S travel insurance offices have finally realised that people like to travel on their own and often don’t want to go on package holi...
In this day and age when, sadly, terrorist activity has become more widespread, delays caused by such events can wreak havoc with travellers’ plans. In the past, insurance policies have excluded this and those unlucky enough to be caught up in the aftermath of 9/11, 7/7 or even the more minor security breaches at Heathrow prior to the Queen opening the new Terminal 5, had to foot th...
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