The Beast from the East…

Road, rail and air travelers have awoken to yet more chaos as the Beast from the East continues to batter the UK. Heavy snow fall and icy conditions are causing severe delays.

Hire cars could be a thing of the past…

Popular tourist destinations Majorca and Ibiza are banning all tourists from driving all petrol and diesel cars when on holiday, in a bid to protect the island from harmful CO2 emissions – instead..

Chaos for those travelling to Gatwick

Bad news for those looking to travel to Gatwick via the railways over the next three Sundays. Due to engineering work on the 25th February, 4th March and 11th March trains between London and..

Chinese New Year

The Chinese Zodiac New year begins on February 16th and brings the Year of the Dog.
The date of the Chinese New Year falls on a different date each year because the new year…

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Don’t be left with a broken heart and a broken purse

When buying a travel insurance policy, Travel Insurance Explained is advising loved up couples to look for a policy that covers…

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Is it safe to travel to Tunisia?

For the first time in three years British tourists are travelling to Tunisia with tour operator, Thomas Cook. The company is the first to offer package holidays to the destination…

London City Airport closed

Has your flight been affected today by the closure of London City Airport? All flights to and from London City Airport have been cancelled after to an unexploded…

Eurostar’s London-Amsterdam launch

City breaks to Amsterdam just got a whole lot easier… Eurostar have announced that they will launch their first direct service between London and Amsterdam on the 4th April 2018.

Protecting our Planet…

Protecting the welfare of our animals is a key thought in the minds of many; charities, companies and individuals work hard to try and stop the unnecessary torture of what were once wild…

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Earthquake hits Taiwan, are you covered?

Four people have died and a further 200 are injured after an earthquake hit the popular tourist city of Hualien, Taiwan on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Infrastructure has been badly damaged.

Paris is brought to a standstill

More bad news for those looking to travel to Paris; for the past few weeks the capital has been battling the River Siene floods and last night it was hit by 7inches of snow fall bringing Paris to a standstill.

Trouble in the Maldives

With its white sand and turquoise blue water, it’s not hard to understand why people want to head to the Maldives, but holidaymakers are, rightly, concerned after hearing of protests in the capital.

Do you have the right travel insurance cover?

How many of us actually take the time to read our travel insurance policy wording? According to our research, 25% of holidaymakers do not read their policy…

Should you be drinking alcohol abroad?

A holiday is the perfect time to relax, put your feet up and forget about the ‘real world’. For some this will mean enjoying a drink or two on the beach, for others…

Don’t rely on ‘key facts’ when buying travel insurance…

…Is the advice given by Travel Insurance Explained’s, Fiona Macrae. Speaking with Radio 4’s You and Yours, Fiona gave some much needed advice to holidaymakers…

The Duke and Duchess Visit Sweden

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have begun their two-day tour of Sweden. The royal couple will attend events in the country’s capital, Stockholm, before heading to Norway.

Travel Insurance Explained research maps out travel insurance knowledge gaps across the UK

Research conducted for a new campaign, Travel Insurance Explained has found that there are varying levels of understanding of travel insurance across the UK…

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Seine river reaches peak in flood-hit Paris

Early Monday morning the River Seine in the French capital, Paris, peaked at more than four meters above its normal level. It rose to 5.84m (19.2ft) and is not expected…