Travel insurance

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2016: The winners: Insurance

The results of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2016 are in, and here are the insurers you voted top when it comes to providing decent cover.

Regulator to probe travel insurance market for cancer sufferers

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched an industry consultation to see how the travel insurance market can be improved for people with cancer.

Travelling to Europe? Don’t confuse EHICs with travel insurance – you need both

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Holidaymakers have been warned by to check their travel insurance cover, and to ensure they are not over-reliant on their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

The little-known fund to help cyclists and pedestrians knocked down by uninsured and hit-and-run drivers

Friday, 26 May 2017 | Article

For many, being involved in a road traffic accident can come at a terrible cost; emotionally, physically and financially

City Survivors: Read your travel quote’s Ts&Cs

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

I recently asked my travel insurer, Holidaysafe, for a renewal quote.

Greek holidaymakers urged to protect extra cash

Monday, 29 June 2015 | News

Holidaymakers travelling to Greece with large amounts of cash could find their travel insurance invalid should they make a claim for loss or theft.

34% of holidaymakers overlook travel insurance

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | News

More than a third of holidaymakers (34%) don't buy travel insurance when they book their holiday, leaving them without cancellation cover if they are unable to go on their trip.

Will my claim while pregnant affect any future travel cover?

Monday, 09 March 2015 | Question and Answer

All insurers have guidelines as to what they will and won't cover in respect of a claim surrounding pregnancy, and most insurers use the same guidelines.

The small print that ruins travel insurance

Monday, 22 December 2014 | Article

It's the time of year when we all start thinking about booking holidays to help us deal with the post-Christmas blues.

Travel insurance alcohol exclusions rapped by Ombudsman

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | News

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has criticised the travel insurance industry for not being clear enough about alcohol exclusions.

Travellers urged to check insurance details

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 | News

Travellers and holidaymakers are being urged to check their travel insurance small print after a new study found a wide range of differing terms and pay outs in policies.