The introduction of a €7 visa-waiver fee has been pushed back, again, meaning British travellers will not have to pay an additional charge to travel to the EU until at least 2024.
The convenience of a travel insurance policy rolled into a package bank account, where the payment comes out automatically on a monthly basis may be appealing for many.
The UK is set to have its hottest day on record today with temperatures predicted to reach 41oC. The surging temperatures have caused catastrophe across most of Europe. Wildfires are spreading rapidly along the Mediterranean with France, Spain, Croatia, Greece and Portugal being worst affected.
Consumer awareness campaign, Which?, has found 4 in ten travel insurance policies do not cover holidaymakers if their travel plans are affected by airport or airline staff strikes.
It’s certainly not new news that holidaymakers can be left to foot hefty medical bills due to their travel insurer refusing to cover costs, but it is easily prevented.
Summer is upon us; despite the dismal weather we appear to have been graced with recently. With the UK expecting yet more rainfall over the next few days…
The cost of an air ambulance from Europe to the United Kingdom is approximately €20,000. From the States, the cost of medical repatriation is significantly higher and is in the region of $100,000.Category: International Travel
British Airways has not had the best of starts since borders reopened following the pandemic. Following a chaotic Easter Bank Holiday, the airline giant has now cancelled over 100 flights.Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel
We are being warned of an “unprecedented demand” for passports. Kevin Foster, Immigration Minister, voiced the warnings and has said the demand is putting severe strain on the system.Category: International Travel
Recently a 27 year old influencer was forced to defend herself after fans slammed her flying to the Maldives during her third trimester. Tammy Hembrow is currently 32 weeks pregnant with her third child.Category: International Travel, Medical
A study carried out by travel medical company, Collinson, found that 93% of leisure travellers are planning to travel abroad in the next yearCategory:
It has been revealed, by The Mirror, that travellers are leaving holiday preparation to the very last minutes amid fears COVID is going to ruin their plans.Category: International Travel
Whilst many were enjoying the sunshine over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend, air and rail passengers faced severe delays.Category: International Travel
It is important that travellers continue to protect their staycations with suitable travel insurance and Covid-19 cover, as they did during the pandemic.Category: UK Travel
Here we look at the benefits of buying a multi trip travel insurance policy when planning more than one getaway abroad each year.
Category: International Travel
Limited staff availability and sickness, combined with the removal of travel restrictions and an increased number of travellers, is putting a huge strain on airport and airline operations.
Category: International Travel
With the world, and travel, beginning to open up again, you may have decided that now is the time to book that much-needed family getaway. Let’s face it, it’s either been a while since you travelled with the children or its your first time taking them away – and if you’re being completely honest, there’s […]
Re-use, re-fill and refuse to ruin our planet
Over the past few years, an increased awareness in single-use plastics and sustainable tourism has created a demand for responsible holidays.
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.