The holiday sickness scam epidemic

It’s been a number of years since claims management companies started appearing on our television screens and across social media with promises of compensation following ‘holiday sickness’.

Disneyland Park prices increase by 25%

Disneyland, deemed the happiest place in the world, is the childhood dream of holiday destinations but those looking to book a trip to Disneyland Park in California…

Will Brexit affect your travel plans? Your questions answered

With Brexit negotiations still in a state of flux, UK travellers are continually trying to unravel the conflicting messages on what potential travel disruptions they could face post-March 2019.

Bag yourself a holiday bargain this Sunshine Saturday

Airlines, travel agents and tour operators are preparing for the busiest day of the year for holiday booking. Dubbed Sunshine Saturday, the first Saturday in January…

2018’s Black Friday Travel Deals

You may have noticed the shops are already promoting Black Friday deals ahead of this Friday 23rd November 2018 and it’s not just limited to televisions and shoes.

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BA Check-in-crisis – What compensation can you get?

British Airways (BA) suffered another serious systems failure when a technical fault caused flight delays and the BA online check-in system malfunctioned causing chaos…

  

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South Western Rail Strike: What are your rights?

Passengers travelling by South Western Railway this Saturday 17th November face major delays and disruption as staff members plan to go on strike.

Category: Lifestyle, UK Travel

Travel insurance – should you have the right for your cancer diagnosis to be forgotten?

‘Cancer patients have the right to be forgotten’, is the strong statement being brought forward by campaign group, Youth Cancer Europe.

Category: Lifestyle, Medical

Travel Insurance Explained wants easier access to travel insurance

Travel Insurance Explained organised a Roundtable at the Palace of Westminster, London on Monday 15th October 2018. Hosted and Chaired by Sharon Hodgson MP…

Category: Lifestyle

TIE attends Shine Cancer Support’s Great Escape

Consumer awareness campaign, Travel Insurance Explained (TIE) were delighted to be asked to speak at Shine Cancer Support’s Great Escape to Manchester.

Category: Lifestyle

Everything you need to know about hand luggage

If you are planning to travel by air any time soon it may be a good idea to brush up on the new hand luggage rules before booking your ticket.

Category: Hotel & Airlines, Lifestyle

Will travel insurance be made compulsory?

Over the past couple of year’s Egypt has been in the centre of the media’s attention for one reason or another and following recent events it may become compulsory…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle

Why buy travel insurance early?

We’ve noticed in some consumer forum’s people are unsure of when to buy their travel insurance – last minute or as soon as they book their holiday? So, we thought it would be useful…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, UK Travel

Sickness bugs and how to avoid them on holiday

The most common cause for food poisoning amongst British tourists is undercooked poultry contributing to 244,000** cases a year. This is closely followed by beef…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, Medical

Is there a new cure for Malaria?

Recurring malaria is the most common type of malaria outside of sub-Saharan Africa affecting 8.5 million people each year. Once bitten by a mosquito carrying the disease…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, Medical

 

Is there a new cure for Malaria?

Recurring malaria is the most common type of malaria outside of sub-Saharan Africa affecting 8.5 million people each year. Once bitten by a mosquito carrying the disease…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, Medical

GBP to Euro exchange rate drops to lowest in years

There was hope the pound sterling to euro exchange rate would increase this summer to give holidaymakers a better deal, however it’s taken a turn in the other direction.

Category: Lifestyle

What does travel insurance cover you for?

Yesterday, Travel Insurance Explained held a live Q&A across Twitter to give some much-needed advice to holidaymakers about their travel insurance needs

Category: Lifestyle

Is there a sun cream ban on the way?

Hawaii is the first country to pass a legislation to ban certain sun creams in a bid to protect their coral reefs from damage. Research has shown that damage to coral reefs…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, Medical

TIE supports Parliamentary Drop-in

Shadow Minister for Public Health, Sharon Hodgson MP held a travel insurance Parliamentary Drop-in on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at Portcullis House.

Category: Lifestyle

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Bali Volcano – Are you covered?

Thousands of tourists are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali as the airport remains closed for a second day. The popular tourist destination saw the volcano dispensing smoke…