Many travellers are anxious about or indeed consciously fail to declare pre-existing medical conditions to travel insurance companies, worrying that it will dramatically increase the premiums, they might have to limit the length of their trip or destination or even be refused travel insurance.
Hiscox, the specialist insurer, is urging an early review of insurance cover as part of prudent preparation for a winter sports holiday.
Millions are putting themselves at risk of sky high medical bills, with nearly one in four (24%) travellers holidaying abroad without travel insurance, representing a notable increase from one in five (20%) in 2011.
ABTA estimate that around six million overseas holidays will be booked in January and money saving comparison site Gocompare.com is advising holidaymakers to arrange their travel insurance sooner rather than later, because leaving it to the last minute means losing some valuable cover.
Whether people are searching for sun, sea, or snow this winter the cost of holidays can soon add up. But, as travelling costs escalate, many are choosing to cut corners on insurance and may come to regret it.
The cost of medical treatment for winter sports injuries has increased in four out of six of Britain's most popular foreign skiing destinations, according to new analysis from Sainsbury's Bank Travel Insurance.
Brits jetting away to milder climes for an extended stay this winter need to ensure their travel and home insurance policies are fully valid, warns MoneySupermarket.
With half term fast approaching, and many families planning a getaway, MoneySupermarket urges Brits to plan ahead and ensure they have adequate travel insurance in place, not only for themselves but also for their baggage.
According to a survey by ABTA 20% of all holidaymakers travel uninsured, putting themselves at risk of high medical bills if they fall ill or have an accident abroad.
Whether you're planning a weekend away over the bank holiday or the trip of a lifetime this summer, Tesco Travel Insurance urges customers to check their policy before heading off, to avoid being out of pocket due to inadequate cover levels.
American Express is currently offering holidaymakers a 20 per cent discount and free i-Trak luggage tags on American Express Essential Travel Insurance, when purchased via MoneySupermarket.
Brits travelling abroad this summer will be packing their suitcases to the brim, but many are taking a risk on travel insurance, and heading off without adequate cover for not only their belongings but also themselves, according to MoneySupermarket.
With summer holidays now here, travel insurance specialists, World First are reminding travellers to buy travel insurance to make sure they are covered for anything that may go wrong whilst on foreign shores.
As holidaymakers are facing ongoing turmoil in the Eurozone, research from Asda Financial Services has found that a whopping 32% of parents do not insure their kids or even take out a family policy ahead of going abroad exposing both themselves and their children to the potential dangers of travelling uninsured.
1 in 5 (20%) 18 to 34 year old holidaymakers have completely made up travel insurance claims in order to pay for, or subsidise, the cost of their holiday.
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