Travel Insurance

The Best And Worst Travel Insurance Companies

Ask any expert to name the best and worst travel insurance companies, and you’ll probably get a noncommittal answer. “It depends,” they’ll say, careful not to sound like they have a favorite — or a least favorite.<p>But ask Michael Blank, and he’ll tell you about his experience with Seven Corners …

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Can I get travel insurance if I'm pregnant?

<b></b>Many expecting parents like to take one final holiday before their baby arrives, but if you want to buy travel insurance there are a few things to be aware of.<p>Here, we explain what you need to know about heading overseas when you’re expecting a baby.<p>Can I get travel insurance if I’m pregnant?<p>Yes, …

Personal Finance (UK)

My son was diagnosed with leukaemia on holiday in Italy. Because we're still in the EU, his life was saved

My six-year-old son is trapped in his room. It’s been 18 days now. He begs me to let him out. But it is too dangerous for him to even step into the …

Opinion (UK)

Money Saving Expert reveals why just one alcoholic drink on holiday could invalidate your travel insurance

Everyone likes a tipple on holiday, but did you know that having just one alcoholic beverage may invalidate your travel insurance claim?<p>According to …

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Nepali Government Cracks Down on "Fake Rescue" Scam Amongst Trekkers

The Nepali government says that it is cracking down on a long-running scam amongst helicopter companies, trekking operators, and hospitals that has …

Trekking

Travel insurance and surgery

When you book a trip or a holiday, it’s important to organise your travel insurance cover as soon as possible, knowing that you’re fully covered for the unexpected even before you go.<p>Covering pre-existing medical conditions<p>For many people, being fully covered means making sure they tell the insurer …

Health Care

Cheapest Travel Insurance in Singapore – Is It Worth Buying?

When I buy <b>travel insurance</b>, I don’t really care whether the insurer has 900 years of experience or if the plan comes with extra coverage for Chanel …

Admiral staff cash in after car insurer weathers Beast from the East freeze

Car insurer Admiral has given its entire workforce shares worth £1,800 each after its profits weathered this year's Beast from the East and Storm Emma cold snaps.<p>The FTSE 100 group, which offers home, car and travel insurance, said pre-tax profits for the six months to June rose 9pc despite its …

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Travel insurance can pay off for big trips

If you’re getting ready to go on a big trip, consider adding travel insurance to your checklist.<p>You can usually skip a travel insurance policy for an inexpensive domestic trip. If something goes awry, the financial hit will likely be minimal.<p>But for longer and more expensive trips, which may be …

Personal Finance

Woolworths Travel Insurance | Travel Insurance

Now that we’ve run you through the four policies to choose from, check out our snapshot of the benefits of taking out a travel insurance policy with …

Personal Finance (Australia)

$250 insurance rip-off you’ve been falling for

Aussies are forking out twice as much as they should on travel insurance, with a new study uncovering price differences of hundreds of dollars on …

Personal Finance (Australia)

The best travel insurance policies of 2018 revealed

Thursday 09 August 2018<p>Article by Monika Gudova<p>Travelling isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. Luggage goes missing, accidents happen and before you …

Personal Finance (Australia)

“We sent people out to meet up with our customers” TravelCard CEO talks Lombok earthquakes

We wouldn’t blame you if you thought travel insurance was a pain. Tons of paperwork and claims that don’t pay out for months on end? No thanks.But …

Travel (Australia)

Qantas Travel Insurance | Travel Insurance

There are three main features that make Qantas’ travel insurance policies great value and they all come with the word “unlimited” attached:<p><b>1.</b> …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Why You Might Want to Get a Premium Credit Card Instead of Buying Travel Insurance

After seeing posts in various online travel communities about instances where travel insurance saved the day after long hospital stays or required …

Personal Finance

Terminally ill father stranded overseas after taking his daughter to Bali to swim with dolphins as his dying wish is given clearance to fly back home

The terminally ill father who was stranded in Bali has been given the all-clear to fly home.<p>Duncan Turner was battling liver disease and a blood clot …

Bali

7 Travel Hacks for Smooth International Travel

Once you’ve got your plans set, selected a hotel, and purchased travel insurance for your domestic travels, the next course of business is to pack. …

Hacking

No free travel insurance in trains from September 1: Railways

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian Railways will not provide free travel insurance to its passengers starting September 1, an official said on …

India

4 Great Ways for Staying Safer on Vacation

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to planning a holiday, and most people aim to tick off the essentials – tickets, accommodation and …

Credit Cards

Research reveals Australians are neglecting crucial step before travelling

She initially put it down to one too many drinks the night before — but by the time she touched down, the Gold Coast travel journalist was so sick …

Travelers

Losing your wallet in Paris doesn't always mean pickpockets

LUXE A FORTUNE<p>While in Paris recently, my husband and I visited the Luxembourg Gardens. It was a lovely warm day and lots of people were enjoying …

Travel (Australia)

How to buy travel insurance if you have a disability

Having a disability should be no bar to enjoying a trip abroad with the knowledge you have proper travel insurance should anything go wrong.<p>But if you do have a disability or medical condition there are a few things to be aware of when shopping for travel cover.<p>Firstly, not all travel insurance …

Personal Finance (UK)

17 Ways Not to Say Bing

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Brits warned to travel with insurance after being slapped with £200million in emergency bills last year

Medical bills totalling more than £200 million were racked up by British travellers last year, new figures show.<p>Around 159,000 needed emergency …

Personal Finance (UK)

Cover-More Travel Insurance | Travel Insurance

Yes, you can include cruise cover to your travel insurance plan by paying an extra premium. All you need to do is click on the ‘Cruise’ option as you …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Budget Direct Travel Insurance | Travel Insurance

If, within 14 days of taking out a policy, you decide Budget Direct’s cover is not for you, you can cancel for a full refund of the premium.<p><i>Fine</i> …

Personal Finance

Ten reasons why your travel insurance could refuse to pay out

Buying the cheapest travel insurance the day before you are about to set off on your journey could cost you dearly if you need to make a claim.<p>Travel insurance policies are riddled with clauses and exclusions, and different providers set their own standards and thresholds on a range of some of the …

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The big cruise mistake Aussies could be making

Thursday 09 August 2018<p>Article by Ceyda Erem<p>From seniors to teens, it seems nearly every Aussie traveller has caught the cruise bug.<p>In 2016 alone, …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Travelling with cancer: how to get insurance without being ripped off

Aside from waking up in the small hours of the morning to head to the airport, purchasing travel insurance can be the least glamorous part of a holiday.<p>For most it is at least straightforward. But for those with cancer, or another serious illness, getting covered can feel like an uphill …

Cancer

What to Know If You Have Plans to Travel to Indonesia

Early Sunday morning, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook Lombok Island in Indonesia. At least 98 people were killed, and hundreds injured, in the …

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