Cost of falling ill abroad

The winter sun and skiing season are starting and Insurancewith are urging people to remember to take out travel insurance or if you have any medical conditions, holiday insurance for pre existing medical conditions.
Latest figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) show that last year travel insurers paid out £375 million to meet the cost of emergency medical treatment for UK travellers who fell ill abroad, breaking this down it is equivalent  to £5.3 million for each week of the year.  According to the ABI this cost has increased by an astonishing 270% over the last six years. Read more

Where to find some winter sunshine before Christmas?

Writing a blog about where to find the best winter sunshine seems a little silly; as I look out of the window I see bright blue skies and people still walking around in their summer clothes, temperatures are reaching 27 degrees in London.  Therefore the answer should be the UK for winter sun, oh how I wish we could always bank on an Indian Summer in the UK, but unfortunately just like our summer weather our autumn weather is unpredictable too.   So where should our travel insurance with medical conditions customers go if they want a guarantee of winter sun? Read more

Travel Insurance is not a luxury, it’s essential

According to travel trade body Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), one in five Britons will jet off abroad this summer without any travel insurance.

Travel insurance is always seen as a grudge purchase and people have a “it will never happen to me” attitude, and therefore risk going abroad without travel insurance, especially if the are only travelling to Europe.
However, going to a foreign country can pose more threats of something going wrong than you would imagine.  For a start there could be a language barrier, coupled with unfamiliar surroundings and should something go wrong, if you fall ill, have an accident, your suitcase goes missing or you have all of your possessions stolen – then you are on your own. Read more
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Fighting All Cancers Together

Joanne Smith founded Fighting All Cancers Together (FACT) in 2009. Joanne was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and after her treatment she organised cancer fundraising and support awareness events, after which  she received numerous letters, emails and telephone calls, saying how much people have enjoyed the events, and how useful they have been to them and asking for more, which is why she founded FACT. Read more

Check, Pack & Go your ready for your Summer Holiday

It is officially summer! And people are looking forward to their summer holiday. With so much expectation tied up in the annual summer holiday it is well worth taking some extra time planning things so everything goes smoothly.

The first thing you should do after booking your holiday is take out travel insurance, if you are taking prescribed medication or if you have an ongoing medical condition look for travel insurance with medical conditions cover. Read more

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