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Six travel insurance traps to avoid

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Travel insurance is a holiday essential provided you get the right sort of cover.   Read More…

When can the British Embassy help?

  •  08 Aug, 2013  
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Nearly 50,000 Brits sought help from the Foreign Office last year when they ran into serious problems abroad.  Read More…

Travellers with health conditions warned

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Travellers with pre-existing health issues are being urged to keep their insurer informed about their medical status, or risk voiding their cover.

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90% say smartphone favourite holiday companion

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Nine out of ten Brits say their smartphone is their favourite holiday companion, finds new research. But are your gadgets covered if they go walkabout?

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How the same travel cover can cost £60 more

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Thousands of holidaymakers every year are persuaded to buy insurance by travel agents, holiday firms and airlines. But many end up paying over the odds. We take a closer look.

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Don’t cut corners on cover for your summer break

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, one job you can’t afford to ignore is organising your travel insurance, writes journalist Esther Shaw.

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Avoid these costly travel insurance traps

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Are you confident your travel insurance will pay out if the worst happens?  Read More…

Why Tuesday is best day to book holiday

  •  14 May, 2013  
Find out why and other tips for booking your next trip here.  Read More…

Samoan airline first to charge passengers by weight

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Samoa Air has become the first carrier to charge passengers by the pound. Writer Chris Torney looks at whether this policy could catch on in Europe.

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Seven travel booking traps to avoid

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We take a look into misleading practices some holiday companies use to trick travellers.  Read More…

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