Whether you’re a keen traveller, rarely travel or prefer to holiday once a year, travelling helps you have a sense of freedom from the usual humdrum of everyday life. It immerses you into a different culture with new sights, surroundings and great food.Read more
Skiing is great fun, but it’s snowboarders who manage to look cool and effortless on the mountain. Appearing to glide across the snow, however, takes a lot of hard work – many argue that learning to snowboard is tougher than getting to grips with skiing. Read more
With the Easter Bank Holidays fast approaching many of our medical travel insurance customers have been looking for inspiration of where to go. Whether you’re looking to whisk the family away for the term break or just want to enjoy a break before the holiday season gets expensive and crowded, a European city break is ideal. Read more
With the Easter holidays fast approaching, I thought timing was right for a blog about how to make travelling with young children as easy as possible, particularly for our travel insurance customers with disabled children. Travelling with children can go either way, it can turn into nightmare for the parents and fellow passengers, or they could behave like little angles and all your fellow passengers smile and say how cute. One thing is for sure the older or the more travelled your children get the more easily it is to identify the trigger points.
To my shame I don’t speak any other languages, however since my cancer diagnosis whenever I travel to a foreign county I always make sure that I learn a few important phrases in the language of the country I’m visiting, such as how to ask for help in an emergency, the name of my medication and my condition. I also carry a letter from my doctor with my initial diagnosis and my treatment to date.