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Included Or Not? A Guide to Travel Insurance Extras

Being insured is essential for travel abroad, giving both peace of mind and cover if something goes wrong. While a worrying number of people (sometimes estimated to be as many as one in four) choose ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Travel Insurance - War and Terrorism Cover

For most people, the worst thing that can happen to them on holiday is a missed flight, a stolen wallet, getting sick or having a minor accident. If you've been smart and bought some cheap travel ..
(November 14, 2008)
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The Trouble With 'Free' Travel Insurance

Increasingly, banks and credit cards are offering a selection of free perks to try and get additional customers. There are all kinds of incentives, but the one I hear most about (for obvious reasons) .
(October 17, 2008)
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Bad Travel Insurance Scams

Apparently one in ten British people have committed travel insurance fraud. Sure, most will have made exaggerations, rather than having claimed to have been robbed of their million pound winning ..
(October 14, 2008)
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What Holiday Insurance Won't Cover

People should always read the small print on travel insurance policies. It is advice I've given many times, but I still hear of people being surprised when their policy doesn't reimburse them after ..
(September 19, 2008)
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The 5 Most Common Travel Insurance Mistakes

Travel insurance can save you a world of trouble when you are travelling abroad, covering unexpected costs and medical bills when something goes wrong. But when it comes to buying travel insurance or .
(September 19, 2008)
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Ensuring Your Kids' Safety on Holiday

Child safety abroad has been in the news lately, and there's a very real paranoia in travelling with kids. Travel insurance for children is a good precaution, but won't protect against abduction or ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Ski Travel Insurance 5 Reasons Why You Need It

Every year, millions of people go skiing around the world, and despite the wide availability of cheap ski travel insurance there are still many who travel without full cover. There are plenty of ..
(July 16, 2008)
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Safety in South America

Between the awe inspiring sights of Peru, the brilliance of ‘Carnaval’ in Brazil and the sense of adventure in Argentina, South America has a huge amount to offer travelers of all ages ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Travel Insurance Read the Small Print!

With cheap travel insurance available more widely than ever before, the vast majority of travellers will buy some kind of insurance policy before they go away. But how many people actually know what ..
(July 18, 2008)
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Six Cruise Ship Safety Tips

With cruises growing more and more popular, people are more concerned about things going wrong on their travels. That many people in one place seems like an ideal opportunity for thieves, and this ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Am I Covered? Travel Insurance and Acts of God

Cheap annual travel insurance is hugely popular amongst UK holiday goers, allowing them to travel when and where they wish without having to worry about booking travel insurance for every single ..
(July 30, 2008)
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The Myths of Travel Insurance

Holiday insurance is complicated; I'm not going to deny it. There's such a huge range of policies across companies and price ranges with such subtle differences that it can be a real struggle to stay .
(July 31, 2008)
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Travel Insurance and the New Equality Bill

For many years, travellers from the UK have enjoyed the benefits of cheap travel insurance when they holiday abroad. With worldwide travel insurance available for only a few pounds for a single trip ..
(July 29, 2008)
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Learning From Terminal 5 - Tips To Ensure You're Reunited With .

Heathrow's brand new, shiny Terminal 5 has had a rough time since it opened. The Terminal 5 baggage scandal has seen thousands of pieces of luggage separated from their owners, and even now at the ..
(April 09, 2008)
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BOO! Top 10 Scariest Travel Destinations

Some people travel for fun, others for excitement, but perhaps the most alarming genre of tourists are the ones who get their kicks from visiting the most horrifying and ghoulish destinations from ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Travel Insurance Fraud - 10 Things You Should Know

Contemplating committing fraud is a serious matter, but many people simply don't realise that when they exaggerate a travel insurance claim they are actually committing fraud. While falsifying or ..
(April 01, 2008)
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13 Funny Travel Insurance Stories - Lucky For Some, Less So ..

Cheap travel insurance has a reputation of being quite a dull area to work in. While it does have its dull routine moments, just like any other job, these are made up for by the occasional inspired ..
(March 12, 2008)
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Travel Insurance For Children - What To Look Out For

Ask any parent and they'll tell you that their child's safety is their number one priority, and the majority of parent's find they spend a great deal of time worrying over what their kids are up to. ..
(February 21, 2008)
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Travel Insurance and Kenya's Election - Your Rights

The recent Kenya elections have led to huge fallout in the country and beyond. When it was announced that President Mwai Kibaki had won the election by just 230,000 votes (out of 10,000,000 ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Planning a Trip and Enjoying Your Holiday - A Travel Check List

Common wisdom tells us that a death of a loved one and moving house are the two most stressful events a person can go through in the modern world. Not being an estate agent or a funeral director, I ..
(December 21, 2007)
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Travel Insurance FAQs

There are a lot of misconceptions related to travel insurance, and understandably most people aren't as well versed in the fine details of this type of cover as I am - I can't say that I blame them! ..
(December 18, 2007)
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