Archive for April, 2009

Health Insurance Concerns for Expats

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

A specialist insurance adviser suggested the large number of people living abroad and returning home from continental Europe should carefully review healthcare needs. People in hundreds and thousands are returning to Britain because of rising case of unemployment which is more than 14% in Spain, worsening exchange rate and construction industry. (more…)

New Policy to Benefit Young Families

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Do you remain worried when travelling with your family and young children? Do you feel you do not have adequate insurance cover while travelling abroad? Here is some good news for young families travelling abroad. A new travel insurance policy launched by Tinytotsaway will give parents and family maximum travel protection when going on a holiday. (more…)

Enhanced Holiday Home Insurance for Saga Consumers

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Saga home insurance announced some exciting deals for people over 50 and owning overseas property. Despite the current economic crisis, people are still keen to buy property abroad especially those above 50 years of age. (more…)

Pet Insurance Being Sacrificed Courtesy Credit Crunch

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

With pressure on finances mounting, the first thing that consumers are sacrificing is pet insurance. Pet Insurance has been hit hard by recession and pet owners are cutting down on insurance cover to make ends meet. (more…)

1.3 Million Brits Failed to Reveal their Medical Conditions

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Brits travelling overseas find themselves spending more on their health because of failing to inform their insuring agent about pre-existing medical conditions. The report of Sainsbury Bank suggests that over the past 12 months almost 1.3 million individuals have failed to state their medical condition to their Health  Insurance company and almost half a million people with medical difficulties sacrificed their insurance when it came to travelling abroad. (more…)

Foreign Students Leaving the UK without Making Payments

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The startling fact revealed by the Student Loan Company is quite disturbing. Almost 70% of European students who have taken loans form British banks while in the UK universities have not only failed to repay but are also absconding. Out of the 2240 students who should have started repayments, 1580 students are absconding. There are 46000 debtors who have taken a total amount and the Student Loans Company (SLC) is trying its level best to find those who are still missing without making their payments. (more…)

Travel Insurance Claims are on the Rise

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

It has been revealed that travel insurance firms are expected to witness an increase in the number of claims in the coming months. The law firm Travelaw states that insurers may expect a rise in Travel Insurance claims and according to the managing partner of the firm, Stephen Mason, travel insurance firms have already started witnessing the number of claims over the winter. (more…)

Lloyds Home Insurance Help for Customers

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Lloyds TSB, the UK’s largest home insurance company announced that it would waive Home Insurance premiums for six months for new customers who were made redundant. This deal would be given to anyone who would opt for its Home Solutions policy between April 6 and June 6. If you are self employed and stopped trading involuntarily then you too can apply for this deal. (more…)

Insure your Home against garden thieves this March

Friday, April 10th, 2009

People and especially those over 50 who are garden enthusiasts are excited about the fact that the clocks would be going forward this weekend and they would have extra hour of daylight to spend in their gardens. Gardening is one of the most favourite pastimes of the people in the UK. However, Saga home insurance is advising the people of the UK to protect their garden equipments against thieves. Saga Home Insurance reveals that their experience has shown that March is the one of the popular months for garden thieves and therefore garden enthusiasts need to be extra careful during this time. (more…)

Protect Your Home This Easter

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

With the Easter weekend just round the corner, home owners must ensure that they have their insurance cover in place in order to prevent robberies from happening. Esure asks customers to ensure that the items left in the garden and outside are also included within the insurance policy as burglaries are often on the rise during the Easter weekend. (more…)