Archive for the ‘Travel Insurance News’ Category

FRAUD WARNING OVER TRAVEL INSURANCE

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

The most horrifying finding of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) was that there were 4,300 dishonest Travel Insurance claims worth £5m the previous year.

This has raised a red alert among the insurers and overseas police forces. As a result, ABI said that if anyone was caught cheating their insurers, then they would have to face higher insurance costs and other problems pertaining to their motor and house insurance. Both, the insurers as well as the overseas police forces are now more vigilant than before and have maintained industry-wide databases regarding the fraudulent claims. If one is held over a fraudulent claim, then he will face the consequences. He won’t be lent money so easily in future and he may also face prosecution. (more…)

British Travel Insurance Customers could Experience Cheaper Holidays

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Foreign exchange specialist HiFX suggests that in the coming days, British Travel Insurance customers could find their holidays less expensive. According to HiFX, pound is likely to become stronger following the announcement of European Central Bank or ECB that sterling was up by 0.36 per cent against the Euro. Currency strategist Marc Cogliatti said that though foreign trips could become less expensive it will not reach the low as it was two years ago. (more…)

Insurefor offers Comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Travel insurance policy has come a long way and now Insurefor’s new Travel Insurance policy provides you with all the more reason to have a policy when you are on the move. The latest policy from Insurefor will protect people from strikes, plane hijacks, and even redundancy. Insurefor is claiming its new policy as the most comprehensive travel insurance policy. (more…)

Travel Insurance Enquiries Increase This Season

Friday, June 12th, 2009

With the approaching summer months, there has been a surge in the travel insurance enquiries according to Confused, an insurance service provider. Compared to last year, the firm has registered a rise of almost 63 per cent the number of people enquiring for travel insurance policies. Out of this 63 per cent, 55 per cent enquired for single cover insurance and while 45 per cent searched for the Annual Travel Insurance policy. (more…)

Kwik Fit Insurance advises Britons to adequate Travel Insurance Cover

Friday, June 5th, 2009

A friendly advice has come from Kwik Fit Insurance to Britons who wish to take a holiday in the UK. They have advised all travellers to take adequate Travel Insurance cover when travelling in the UK. With recession here to stay for sometime, many have either cut down on their travel plans or are travelling without adequate cover. (more…)

Brits put Travel Insurance to the Last Moment

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

The latest research by AA reveals that a great number of British holidaymakers keep Travel Insurance arrangements to the last minute. The survey also revealed that most of the single-trip travel insurance policies for a holiday in Europe are bought only within three days of travel, or even at times just hours or minutes before departure. (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…)

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…)

Travel Companies Flout FSA Regulations

Monday, April 6th, 2009

The latest report published by the World First Travel Insurance states that more than 25% travel operators flout rules that comply with Financial Services Authority (FSA) rules regarding the sale of travel cover. The World First Travel Insurance discovered that some travel companies were operating illegally. This was claimed after a review of 400 travel sites selling travel insurance cover were done by the company. (more…)

UK Airports Notorious for Baggage Loss

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

If you are still wondering whether it is essential for you to take out Travel Insurance while on a holiday abroad- then you need to stop pondering over it and take out one immediately if you have planned a trip this holiday. The reason is the fact that almost 42 million bags were lost by airlines at the UK airports in 2007 alone. (more…)