Posts Tagged ‘ travel insurance ’

Cruise travel insurance

Sep 7th, 2021 | By
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After booking a long cruise for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, I turned my mind to insurance.



Joined-up travel thinking

Jul 18th, 2021 | By
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Why did it take over 36 hours to harmonise travel advice on going to Bulgaria and Croatia?



Passenger COVID-19 Charter

May 19th, 2021 | By

The government has published its Passenger COVID-19 Charter which gives guidance to the rights that passengers have



Travel changes in two days

Dec 30th, 2020 | By

It is now just two days before there are new travel rules for British residents going to EU countries.



Renewing travel insurance

Oct 1st, 2020 | By

But from now on it has become doubly important that you check your policies to make sure that you are covered for at least the following which all related to the coronavirus;



Will there be a change in travel insurance?

Aug 8th, 2020 | By

In the future there could be more destination backed travel insurance schemes.



Travel insurance clauses

May 23rd, 2020 | By

What insurance companies will have to do in the future is to convince us that their policies are worth the cost and aren’t just a list of wriggle-free clauses.



Don’t travel abroad

Mar 17th, 2020 | By

What this means is that if you do travel, your insurance policy will almost certainly be invalid and you will not be able to claim on it.



Half-term woes

Feb 16th, 2020 | By

What redress is there for those whose holidays have been affected by the weather?



Better 66 than 65

Oct 13th, 2019 | By
harridan

So far I have contacted fourteen different insurance companies and only one was below £150 with one being over £300!



Lessons from the Thomas Cook affair

Sep 25th, 2019 | By

For some readers they will have already heard and read as much about the demise of Thomas Cook as they would want to know. Those had better look away know then although I would prefer they remain because this story is not really about Thomas Cook but about what we should all be reminded about. The first, surely, is the need to have travel insurance. But, according to some, only about a quarter of travel insurance policies have clauses in them whereby you are paid
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Free insurance at properties in India

Aug 18th, 2019 | By

What OYO will provide is insurance which will cover baggage loss, medical expenses and accidental death.



Check your travel insurance

Jul 10th, 2019 | By

If passengers are being fleeced then we should be warned and the FCA should remove the licences of those offending insurance companies.



What’s hot: July 2019

Jul 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



The small print

Jun 15th, 2019 | By

As for reading the small print, who really wades through all of that dry text?



The ISS is now a B&B

Jun 7th, 2019 | By

NASA has announced that it will allow tourists to fly to the International Space Station. Great news except for the ordinary package holiday taker, there is a lot of admin to do before you fly!



Time to book that holiday?

Jan 3rd, 2019 | By
ATOL

Deal with a company that is bonded so that you don’t lose it if a problem concerns. Buy your trip on a credit card (not a debit card or with cash) so that you have redress in case of an issue and perhaps, most importantly, take out travel insurance.



Saturday snippets: 4th of August 2018

Aug 4th, 2018 | By

With very hot temperatures in southern Europe holidaymakers are warned to make sure they wear protective creams and clothing if they venture out in the heat of the day and take plenty of water with them.



Saturday snippets: 7th April 2018

Apr 7th, 2018 | By

As well as wondering why fewer of us are going to the Spanish region of Andalucia, Adrian considers restrictions in the Galapagos and Edinburgh and whether his mobile phone is covered by his travel insurance policy.



Saturday snippets: 3rd February 2018

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Ziplining in Ras Al Khaimah, passport price increases and learing that we are creatue of habit when travelling took Adrian’s attention this week.



Monitoring travel insurance

Jan 31st, 2018 | By

A bit more clarity on behalf of travel insurers would help and reduce the number of claims being made.



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



Tomorrow, the world

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Start planning that trip of a lifetime…



Understanding travel insurance

Aug 4th, 2016 | By

Does it not seem preposterous that policyholders should be expected to read a small book in order to understand what they are covered for in their travel insurance and what they aren’t?



Claiming on travel insurance

Jun 22nd, 2016 | By
holidays may, just may, get cheaper if APD is removed from under 12's

From Allianz Global Assistance UK, comes news that one in three claims did not include the right documentation when first filed.



Saturday snippets: 18th of June 2016

Jun 18th, 2016 | By

The Mary Rose, airport queues, integrated travel tickets and oil wresting in Turkey are some of the items that caught Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 4th of June 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By
Louvre

For those who have holidayed in France and Germany in particular this half term you may be aware that flooding that has taken place. For those travelling there this coming week be aware that five major museums in Paris – the Louvre, Musée des Egouts de Paris, Grand Palais, Palais de la Découverte and the Musee d’Orsay are closed due to the need to protect their exhibits. It is unlikely that they will open before the middle of next week. There are also no tour boats
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What’s hot: June 2015

Jun 2nd, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world