This Month's Top Articles
Travel Insurance UK news (page 7):
|Backpacker holidays increase travel insurance sales |
|15th September 2010|
|More people heading out on backpacking holidays has led to a rise in the number of travel insurance policies being taken out.|
Recent statistics published by Virgin Media Travel Insurance show that sales of backpacker insurance policies was eight times higher in August in comparison to the s...
|Tourists should do their research before travelling, says expert |
|19th August 2010|
|Taking out travel insurance when going on holiday, even when visiting popular tourist destinations, is a good idea.|
Travellers have been advised that the most common hotspots for tourism are not necessarily any safer than the lesser known ones.
According to Travelex, foreig...
|Choose wisely to save on holidays|
|22nd July 2010|
|Travel insurance customers can save on their holidays by planning ahead and choosing the right destination. |
Even as consumers feel their purse strings tightening amid the uncertainty in the international financial markets, all is not lost when it comes to choosing a destination for the sum...
|Travel insurance an essential part of going away|
|10th July 2010|
|People need to make sure they take out travel insurance, no matter how long they go away for. This is the advice issued by Sean Tipton a spokesperson for Abta - The Travel Association, who described anyone going away without cover as "incredibly foolish".|
Each travel insurance pol...
|Does your travel insurance cover scheduled airline failure?|
|6th July 2010|
|It is essential for people to check their travel insurance policies, as they may not be protected against scheduled airline failure, Defaqto has warned. The independent research company conducted an assessment of the travel insurance market and discovered more than three-quarters (77 per cent) of po... |
|Air Passenger Duty to rise in November |
|29th June 2010|
|Travel insurance customers should be prepared for an increase in their air travel expenses.|
Bills for travelling via airlines are set to increase owing to a predictable rise in Air Passenger Duty (APD). However, the increase in APD will be proportional to the rise in inflation, it has been ...
|IPT rise can adversely affect insurance levels, warn experts |
|24th June 2010|
|Travel insurance customers will se an increase in their holiday expenditures following the emergency budget, which was unveiled yesterday (June 22nd).|
Chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne announced plans to raise the insurance premium tax (IPT) by one per cent.
The revised t...
|Cheap travel insurance does not provide enough cover, says expert|
|27th May 2010|
|Travel insurance customers who opt for a cheap policy may be exposing themselves to inadequate cover, suggested an industry expert.|
Sean Tipton, a spokesperson for ABTA, highlighted the importance of investing in travel insurance that took into consideration individual needs and was aimed a...
|Don't get caught out by an act of God, expert warns|
|23rd April 2010|
|Travel insurance customers need to watch out for insurance small print resulting from claims made in light of the recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland, cautions an expert.|
The volcano that shut airports across Europe and grounded flights will also be the cause of more exemptions added to tr...