Parents Risk Children Being Late To Start School If They Are Forced To Quarantine

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Anyone going on holiday now is cutting it fine should the government suddenly impose last-minute quarantine restrictions to the country they are holidaying in, leaving themselves at risk of having to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return to the UK.

As Air Bridges Collapse Where Do I Stand With Travel And Travel Insurance?

Several countries on the government’s ‘corridor list’ have been removed due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, and arrivals from those destinations have been told to self-isolate up their return.

Am I Covered If The FCO Advice Changes While I’m Abroad?

The abrupt shift in travel advice to Spain has undoubtedly left British tourist with a lot of concerns over what happens if the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) guidance changes and quarantine restrictions are suddenly imposed to the country they are holidaying in.

Changing Your Holiday Destination as Air Bridges Collapse? Don’t Forget to Let Your Travel Insurance Provider Know!

Tourists who have had their holidays to Spain affected by the recent change in FCO advice are being offered the chance to switch their holiday to another ‘safe’ country.

Spain Quarantine: What Options Do British Holidaymakers Have?

On July 25th, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised British nationals against all but essential travel to mainland Spain, with effect from midnight. 48-hours later, the travel restriction was extended to advise Britons against travel to the Spanish Balearic and Canary Islands as well.

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Offered A Refund Credit Note? Your Money Is Safe!

Here we explain exactly what a refund credit note is and what this means for those who have accepted them.

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Virgin Atlantic Takes To The Skies Again

After a very uncertain few months, Virgin Atlantic has started flying again! The re-start comes just a week after the airline was close to the brink.

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What’s The EHIC And What Does A Future Without It Look Like?

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) has long been a fundamental part of any holiday in the European Union (EU). However, as we near the end of the transition period, and no reciprocal agreement appears to be in place, the future of the EHIC is starting to look uncertain.

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Are Travel Insurance Premiums Likely To Increase Now That We Can Travel Again?

There has been a lot of speculation within the media that travel insurance policies are likely to increase as a result of both the coronavirus outbreak and the end of the looming Brexit transition period.

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Thinking of Booking A 2020 Holiday? Here’s Our Essential Checklist

Before deciding on your next getaway, take a little time to consider what’s happened over the last few months and make sure you follow our guidelines when booking your next trip!

Category: International Travel
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advise Against Cruise Ship Travel

On July 9th, 2020 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued a statement advising British holidaymakers to avoid travelling on cruise ships. What does this advice mean for those with an upcoming trip?

Category: International Travel
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How to Prepare and Protect Your Post-Lockdown Holiday

From July 10th British tourists can travel to any of the countries listed as ‘safe’ by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) without having to quarantine upon their return to the UK. Here are some top tips on how to prepare for your first holiday abroad since lockdown and advice on how to protect your trip.

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Announcement Of Overseas Travel – What Does This Mean For You?

Here we explain which countries British tourists can travel to without needing to isolate upon their return, which restrictions may still be in place, which countries aren’t included in the government’s list, and why travel insurance is still an essential part of any holiday.

Category: International Travel

Top Tips for A Socially Distanced UK Holiday

We’ve put together a list of tips to help you enjoy some time away while still staying safe during a staycation.

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Top Tips for A Socially Distanced UK Holiday

We’ve put together a list of tips to help you enjoy some time away while still staying safe during a staycation.

Category: UK Travel

Lift in Lockdown Measures – What You Need to Know About Staycation Cover

Hotels, B&Bs, campsites, caravan parks, rental cottages and other ‘self-contained accommodation’ are set to reopen on July 4th. But what the does the new advice means? What are the benefits of a staycation? And how you can protect your UK trip this summer?

Category: UK Travel

What Does A ‘Staycation’ Travel Insurance Policy Cover Me For?

We’ve been dreaming about getting away and escaping our same four walls for weeks now. So, when the government finally gives us the go-ahead to venture out of our homes and book a trip in the UK, remember to insure your trip with a UK-specific or staycation policy, as the last thing you want is to get caught short while enjoying a well-deserved break.

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Why Aren’t Insurers Offering Full Refunds For Cancelled Travel Insurance Policies?

Here’s why you may not be entitled to a full refund if you cancel your travel insurance policy.

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What Does The 14-day Quarantine Mean For You?

What does the 14-day quarantine mean? When will restrictions be lifted? What options do I have if I don’t want to isolate for another two weeks? We’ve got answers to your questions here!

Category: UK Travel

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Parents advised children must have MMR injection before travelling to Europe

Following an outbreak of measles in Europe, parents are being advised by Public Health England to ensure children are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination before travelling.