Over seven million Britons (15% of adults) have had a holiday disrupted by problems including ash clouds, industrial action and political unrest overseas in the past 18 months, according to new research from Sainsbury's Travel Insurance.
With many ‘gappers' starting to plan their trips this summer, Bob Atkinson, travel expert at moneysupermarket.com offers ten top tips to help those travelling to spend their money wisely and keep safe abroad.
With the school holidays just around the corner, over 50s insurance provider RIAS has enhanced its travel insurance policy to give customers a wide range of additional benefits for stress free holidays.
More than half of Brits (58 per cent) are unaware of the benefits of having the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when holidaying in Europe, according to research by moneysupermarket.com.
More than half (58 per cent) of British holidaymakers would ‘staycation' without taking out travel insurance according to research from moneysupermarket.com.
The number of single trip travel insurance policies on the market has grown by nearly a quarter over the last three years, according to Defaqto.
Following major travel disruption resulting from the volcanic ash incident, Ageas advises customers with a policy start date prior to 23 May 2011, who also booked their trip prior to 23 May 2011, will be covered as per their policy terms and conditions.
As a result of the recent Icelandic volcanic eruption, many people who are intending to travel over the coming days face potential flight and holiday cancellation. At the very least, a large number of holidaymakers are likely to experience flight delays.
Goodtogoinsurance.com, specialist insurer providing travel cover for the over 65s and those with pre-existing conditions, welcomes a report from consumer group Which?, highlighting the lack of affordable insurance for the older traveller.
With the prospect of volcanic ash disrupting flights into and out of the UK Saga is offering advice to travellers on the steps to take to ensure you're not left stranded or out of pocket.
Commenting on the volcanic eruption in Iceland, Bob Atkinson, travel insurance expert at moneysupermarket.com says: "As news of the Icelandic volcano eruption hits, with it brings the same travel uncertainty as we experienced in April 2010.
Sabbaticals are being skimmed and gap years trimmed as tightened purse strings mean Brits can no longer afford lengthy breaks in exotic locations.
The UK’s first medical travel insurance comparison site, AllClear Options, are offering the chance to win a luxurious weekend where you can be treated like royalty! The prize draw* is open to all customers purchasing travel insurance online in the days leading up to, and including, the Royal Wedding weekend (26th April to 2nd May).
To make choosing a policy easier this summer, the ABI has issued guidance to consumers to give them clarity on what is commonly covered in standard travel insurance policies, and importantly, what may not be covered.
With many gap year holidaymakers having embarked on their trips in the first quarter of this year, new research out today suggests parents could be receiving a call this month to bail out their kids financially.
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