Brits put Travel Insurance to the Last Moment

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Pet Insurance RSPCA Week

May 1st, 2009

Fairinvestment advised pet lovers not to forget the RSPCA Week starting April 27 to March 3rd. A research conducted for Fairinvestment in August 2008 showed that only 25 per cent of pet owners have pet insurance policies in place and almost 75 per cent of pets are left at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Insurance Concerns for Expats

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. Read the rest of this entry »

New Policy to Benefit Young Families

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Enhanced Holiday Home Insurance for Saga Consumers

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Pet Insurance Being Sacrificed Courtesy Credit Crunch

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. Read the rest of this entry »

1.3 Million Brits Failed to Reveal their Medical Conditions

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Foreign Students Leaving the UK without Making Payments

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Insurance Claims are on the Rise

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Lloyds Home Insurance Help for Customers

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. Read the rest of this entry »