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Travel insurance - don't leave home without it

A surge in last-minute single trip travel insurance sales suggests that Brits are looking for the warmth that will be absent on these shores this Easter.

Travel insurance - price vs cover

Families jetting off for an Easter getaway should check the levels of cover offered by their travel insurance, and not just opt for the cheapest policy available, warns MoneySupermarket.

Reassuring news for travellers with health issues

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.

Don’t forget - get covered before hitting the slopes

Hiscox, the specialist insurer, is urging an early review of insurance cover as part of prudent preparation for a winter sports holiday.

Numbers travelling abroad uninsured on the rise

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.

Leaving it late to arrange travel insurance could prove a costly mistake

ABTA estimate that around six million overseas holidays will be booked in January and money saving comparison site is advising holidaymakers to arrange their travel insurance sooner rather than later, because leaving it to the last minute means losing some valuable cover.

Perils of travelling without insurance

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.

Travellers warned of increased winter sport medical costs

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.

Keep covered for your great (winter) escape

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.

Don't scrimp on travel cover for half term holidays

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.

Don't take off uninsured

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.

Protect your precious holiday, advises Tesco Bank

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 Travel Insurance offers 20% discount

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 pack £32 billion worth of holiday luggage

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.

Travel insurance - have you got yours?

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.