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UK’s leading financial services provider Thomas Cook announces pay-as-you-go travel insurance and a multiple currency card to facilitate the travelers. This is a wonderful opportunity for frequent travelers that need travel insurance at very short notice. Christened Roam, the holiday insurance cover can be activated through a smart phone app. The company named the prepaid travel card, Lyk, which will be in partnership with MasterCard. The best part is that the currency card would allow traveler to switch between ten different currencies without paying commission or transaction charges. It will come in the market during the New Year and would be initially advertised online. The global financial company plans to refurbish its existing plans and make it available through a smart phone app. They are in plans to apply the same method for credit cards and saving accounts. The revamped financial products would fall into a new division called Thomas […]

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Statistics suggest that there are over 10 million disabled people in Britain and out of this, 5 million fall in the age group that gets state pension. This shows that a big number of people belong to an age group which would like to travel and have fun in life. However, any kind of physical or mental disability can pose challenges when you plan to travel. Find here, some useful travel tips for disabled people: Book in advance: Considering the level of the disability, one must book in advance and research about the facilities available at the destination. For example, you may need some extra facilities with the transport, flights and hotels. To make sure everything works in your favour, you need to contact your holiday provider and discuss everything in detail. Confirm your reservation and bookings in advance so that you do not face issues during the trip. Travel […]

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If you are planning a winter sports holiday then you need to be careful about various things starting from the sports equipment to the travel insurance. We bring to you a crisp guide that will help you deal with your snow vacations like a pro. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced winter sports enthusiast, this guide will help you enjoy the vacation to the fullest whilst being a responsible traveller. Tips to consider if you are going on a Skiing and snowboarding vacation: Travel insurance is a must: You must have travel insurance as accidents and medical care could be highly expensive on the slopes. Make sure that the small print has all the activities that you are planning to do. It is advisable to have a policy that will cover damage to rental equipment as well as skiing off-piste without a guide. In short, you should have […]

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What are the effects of the Zika virus? The Zika virus has created a cloud of fear in people. The virus infecting people through carrier mosquitoes can cause fever, rashes, joint pain, conjunctivitis and headache. In extreme and rare cases, it can cause nerve damage, muscle weakness and even death. The worst part is that it may cause congenital issues in unborn babies. Pregnant women when get infected by this virus have given births to babies with microcephaly. Microcephaly is a neurological condition in which the children show low brain development. Even the size of their heads is much smaller than the normal head size. This can result in improper cognitive function and abnormalmental and physical development. This scenario has put travellers in a dilemma. People who have plans and bookings to travel in Zika infected places are now reconsidering their plans. Can one cancel a travel trip that was […]

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What should you do after being robbed abroad? Your travel trip can be muddled if you are robbed in a foreign nation. It could be a traumatic event as you may lose your money, purse, cards and other valuables. If you have suffered any injury in the process then it becomes a really tough time. First of all, be a very careful traveller. Robbers and pickpockets are waiting to make tourists as their easy prey and if you become a victim of a mugging then you must gather some courage and take the necessary action to save yourself from further losses. First thing is to report the incident to the police. To claim your insurance for loss of money, card, passport and other documents, you need a copy of a police report. So, go to the nearest police station and file a complaint. Also, contact your card issuer and report […]

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Many of us get the clicking idea of buying travel insurance at the last minute. For such people, UK airports are going to provide digital kiosks which will offer you a travel insurance policy at the same rate as online quotes. With this, you can buy the insurance in just three minutes. Yes! Insurer Columbus Direct has confirmed that it will be installing 30 digital kiosks at nine UK airports to offer last minute travel insurance. The company had already done a trial at Gatwick Airport in August 2015 and got a satisfactory level of success. So, exactly after a year, it has announced to launch this travel insurance offering machines at various airports including Birmingham, Luton, East Midlands, Edinburgh, London city, Newcastle and Bristol. According to Alison Wild, head of marketing at Columbus Direct, there has been a significant increase in the number of people buying last minute travel […]

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Brits love vacations but many are hardly insured against the challenges of their travels. Statistically, one out of every four brits does not bother to take travel insurance. The result is overpaying for things like cancellations, accidents and loss of luggage. Investing in annual travel insurance costs just around £13, which is affordable given the risk of not having travel insurance. It’s totally unintelligent to take risks that can be easily avoided through an effective travel insurance policy. With a travel cover, you can be financially ready for unexpected events during the trip. You will be paid out for the loss of belongings, legitimate medical care and even flight delays. Still, if it sounds expensive then find below some of the tips to save money on travel insurance cover. Tips to make savings on a travel insurance cover: Cover the trip at the earliest: Some of us assume that as […]

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