Travel insurance

Travel insurance vs EHIC: do you need both?

Thursday, 04 July 2013 | News

Spanish hospitals and clinics ran into trouble with the EU last month when it emerged some had been making Brits pay for treatment they were entitled to for free - even if they were carrying a European Health Insurance Card ...

One in four Brits holiday without cover

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | News

Millions of Brits will be going on holiday this summer without travel insurance, according to ABTA.

Get money back for delayed flights

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 | Article

The surprise that comes as friends, family and colleagues tell of a holiday with no cancellations, complications or delays shows just how used to plans going awry we are.

Nearly one in 10 of us lie on our travel insurance claim

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 | News

Nearly one in ten (7%) 18-to-34-year-old holidaymakers admit to inflating their travel insurance claims or making them up completely, a poll by Gocompare.com has found.

Don't fall victim to thieves on your holiday

Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Article

I have just booked my first holiday with my new grandson – a villa in Corfu in September. All my children will be joining us, bringing back memories of sunlit family holidays 30 years ago. I can't wait.

Holidaymakers failed by travel insurance policies

Monday, 20 May 2013 | News

AXA, Columbus Direct, Insure & Go and Virgin Money have been named and shamed by consumer group Which? for offering inadequate travel insurance for gadget-loving holidaymakers.

Winter travel insurance: 10 questions you need to ask

Friday, 08 February 2013 | Article

Figures from Aviva show the average amount for medical claims last winter was a huge £1,410. The best way to get complete peace of mind is by picking the right policy.

Only half of holidaymakers are insured

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 | News

More than half (51%) of people planning to go on holiday this summer have not taken out any travel insurance, according to a survey by the Money Advice Service.

Can your star sign reveal how risky you are?

Friday, 17 February 2012 | News

Can your star sign reveal how likely you are to claim on your travel insurance policy?

Make sure travel insurance doesn't cost you an arm and a leg

Monday, 30 January 2012 | Article

Thousands of us jet off during the winter in search of adventure on the slopes but too many of us run the risk of wiping out our savings by being underinsured.