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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
Here’s why you may not be entitled to a full refund if you cancel your travel insurance policy.
As searches surge for staycation destinations in the UK and more people consider spending their summer holiday closer to home, many people may be wondering why they should buy travel insurance and what a UK insurance policy may cover.
There has been a lot of speculation around when and if we will soon be able to go on holiday, following recent announcements from airlines revealing plans to resume flights within the few next months. What we all want to know is are we able to go on holiday this year? And what should we do if our airline starts flying again?
The possibility of an ‘Air Bridge’ between the UK and other countries where the coronavirus outbreak is well under control could be implemented to allow tourism to restart. But what is an ‘Air Bridge’?