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Beware the booze
    Posted on 30/04/2008 at 14:19
As a nation we do like a drink or two on holiday. Whether it’s the climate that makes us crave a nice glass of chilled white wine or the fact that alcohol is often as cheap as soft drinks but, either way, Brits abroad drink a startling £4.5 billion of alcohol a year. Those from the South West of England are the most abstemious, spending £55 per head on booze per holiday, whilst those from ...
Terminal 5 insurance cover in state of flux
    Posted on 22/04/2008 at 14:35
If you are due to fly out of Heathrow’s new Terminal 5, the thought of the chaos that awaits you is probably enough to take the edge off your excitement. However, just as we thought that the situation could not get any worse, we were told a few days ago that some of the major insurance companies were refusing to cover Terminal 5 travellers for delays or lost baggage. As we all saw o...
Over 55s more in need of travel insurance than ever
    Posted on 15/04/2008 at 13:39
Two out of three people in the over 55 age group are failing to take out travel insurance and yet they are the group recently highlighted by the Foreign Office as a cause for concern. They eat and drink more than at home and try out adrenalin fuelled activities such as bungee jumping, all of which put them at risk. In recent research carried out by the Foreign Office, 1 in 5 of the so ...
Are you covered for Terminal 5 chaos?
    Posted on 08/04/2008 at 12:21
The recent chaos at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 has brought into focus the importance of having good travel insurance. Thousands of passengers have been seriously delayed whilst many have had their flights cancelled. Then of course there is the problem of luggage lost in the system, after many passengers were told they could only fly if they left their baggage behind. What exactly are your rights ...
Don't be last minute with your travel insurance
    Posted on 02/04/2008 at 14:18
After a bitterly cold and dreary Easter, many of us are planning an escape to the sun. A quick look online or in the travel agents’ windows reveal that there are many last minute bargains to be had and with a couple of Bank holidays coming up in May what could be better than taking off at the last minute? It is all too easy, however, to overlook the importance of being properly insu...
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