With the COVID-19 restrictions now well and truly in place, many of us are now confined to our homes. How on Earth do we cope with the urge to travel or even get in the travel mood for the future when it’s not safe to travel right now? There are several things we can do,
FCO advise against all travel for Brits for 30 days, what does this mean for my travel insurance? On 17 March, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised against all travel for Brits for the next 30 days. This means that if you’re due to travel from 17 March to 16 April 2020, then your
When you’re looking forward to your holiday, being unable to travel because of a health outbreak can feel worrying. To help put your mind at ease for your next trip, here’s how we’re covering our customers with their travel insurance during the outbreak. While it’s unsafe to go on holiday right now, this shouldn’t stop
Flybe, one of the UK’s most popular airlines, has gone into administration. If you have flights booked with Flybe, we understand this can be disappointing. Here, we’ve put together a guide on how you can claim compensation for your flight, and protect yourself with travel insurance. I already have flights booked with Flybe – can
With Air Italy going into administration, if you’ve booked flights with the airline, you’ll need to find out what to do next. We’ve created this guide on what you can do to claim compensation for your holiday. I’ve got flights booked with Air Italy – what do I do? Already booked flights with Air Italy?
Planning a getaway to escape the last weeks of winter? We’ve rounded up some of the best places to travel to in February and March to help you feel inspired. Whether you’re looking to get away from the winter blues with some far-off sunshine, or you want treat a loved one to a romantic Valentine’s
Booking your next holiday online could save you money, and offer you a lot more flexibility than heading to your local travel agents. But if it’s your first time, you might not be sure of how to get started. We’ve put together a guide for booking travel online – from how to avoid scams, to
We’re all aware of how important it is to look after our planet. There are many steps we can take to help reduce our impact on the environment. But it’s easy to forget this when we’re on holiday. Here are some tips to help you take some positive steps for travelling sustainably… What is sustainable
It’s the last thing you want to think about when you’re planning a holiday. But if your luggage gets lost when you’re abroad, it pays to be prepared. Here are our tips for dealing with lost luggage while travelling. Before You Travel Invest in a traceable luggage tag Before travelling, consider buying a traceable luggage
The way we travel the world has changed a lot in the past 20 years. From more accessible worldwide destinations to cheaper short-haul flights, the changing landscape of travel has had an impact on our attitudes to travelling. As we specialise in travel insurance for more ‘seasoned travellers’ with health conditions, we took a look
Looking for a great place to celebrate on New Year’s Eve? If you’re after amazing fireworks, an incredible atmosphere, and all kinds of fun – Edinburgh could be a winner.
There’s nothing like a bad tummy or a nasty cold to turn your dream holiday into a bit of a nightmare. Yet flying can be one of the easiest ways to pick up a bug. Stuck at 30,000 feet alongside sneezers and coughers, in an enclosed space with everything circulating through the air conditioning, it’s
For many, food and travel go hand in hand. There’s no better way to explore a new culture than through its food, and no there’s no nicer way to enjoy a holiday than with a delicious meal. But one sure-fire way to ruin a trip is food poisoning. Unfortunately, when travelling in countries that have
There are many extra services that a lot of passengers don’t know they’re entitled to when flying, so this round-up is here to help you make the most of them. Want to breeze through the airport like a pro? Follow our top tips and secret airport hacks below… Accessibility Passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility
Planning on driving in Europe? Our guide contains everything you need to know about what to take with you and how to prepare. We’ve also included lots of handy links to where to find the most up to date information for further reading. Required equipment for driving in Europe Many European countries expect drivers to