travel insurance

Independent travellers must check their insurance policies, warns Defaqto

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Two-thirds of travel insurance policies (65%) do not offer cover for independent holidaymakers in the event of accommodation or excursion providers going bust, according to financial information provider Defaqto.

Check your packaged insurance T’s & C’s before travelling

Monday, 19 February 2018 | Blog | By Mark Stroud

In the mad rush to get ready for a holiday, there’s always something you forget. Worryingly, that something is often travel insurance.

Have a less ordinary retirement: Volunteer overseas

Thursday, 08 March 2018 | Article

If you’re fit and healthy, why not use your skills to help others? We talk to retirees who love a challenge.

Passport renewal costs set to rise: Renew yours now

Thursday, 01 February 2018 | News

Travellers might want to consider an early passport renewal to avoid paying higher charges that are due to come into force from 27 March.

Check travel insurance small print, warns Financial Ombudsman

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | News

Holidaymakers have been urged to check the small print of their travel insurance policies by the Financial Ombudsman Service as it publishes its latest complaints data.

Co-op launches into travel insurance market

Saturday, 27 January 2018 | News

Co-op Insurance has launched into the travel insurance market, targeting customers who are unable to pay large costs up front when they make a claim.

Check your cruise is covered – four in 10 policies don’t protect trips as standard

Monday, 08 January 2018 | News

Holidaymakers booking cruise trips are being urged to ensure their travel insurance covers them on the high seas.

Travellers duped by misleading holidays ‘deals’

Friday, 05 January 2018 | News

Holidaymakers are being duped into paying hundreds of pounds over the odds by misleading “hurry deals”, an investigation by Which? reveals.

Less than one in five travel policies covers winter sports: Check you’re insured

Friday, 15 December 2017 | News

Under one in five (19%) annual travel insurance policies covers winter sports as standard, while only one in 10 (12%) single trip policies provides coverage on the slopes.

Revealed: When to book to bag the cheapest flights

Thursday, 09 November 2017 | News

Holidaymakers looking to snap up the best deal on flights should consider booking two months ahead of their holiday,  according to new research.