Travel Insurance guides

Our guides can help you decide which policy is most suitable for the trip you are taking, give you insider tips on getting the best price and can help you understand which activities are covered.

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Can you get insurance to ride your bike abroad?

If you are planning to take your bike on holiday with you, the right insurance policy will keep it protected. Here is how to insure yourself to cycle abroad.

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Does travel insurance cover cancellation?

If you’ve booked a holiday, the last thing you will want to do is cancel it, but sometimes can end up out of your control. If the worst does happen, travel insurance can ease the burden, here is when and how you can get your money back following a cancellation.

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Can you get cover for extreme sports abroad?

If you love doing extreme sports on holiday, make sure you have cover in place before you travel. Here is what sports you can get cover for, and how to find the right policy.

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8 easy ways to cut your travel insurance costs

Travel insurance could save you thousands if something goes wrong when you are away, but do not pay over the odds for cover. Try these eight ways to keep the cost down.

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Do you need travel insurance?

If you fall ill or have an accident while travelling the bills can be huge, so it pays to have cover in place. Here are the basics to help you find the right travel insurance policy.

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What is the UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)?

Find out how the new Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) works and when you need one.

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What is disability travel insurance?

The cost of travel insurance will likely be much higher if you have a long-term medical condition or disability. This guide will explain the cover options available to you.

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What are your holiday cancellation rights?

If you need to cancel your holiday it is important to know where you stand before you speak to your travel agent or insurer. Here are your rights for cancelling your trip.

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Should you get single trip or annual travel insurance?

If you are heading off on holiday, you’ll need to choose between a single trip or annual travel insurance policy. But what is the difference, and which is right for you? Here is how to find out.

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How to get travel insurance with pre-existing conditions

If you have a medical problem, you may find it harder and more expensive to get travel insurance. Here is how to get cover even if you have a pre-existing condition.

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How to make a travel insurance claim

If something goes wrong on your travels you may need to make a claim on your travel insurance policy. This step by step guide explains how to go about it.

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How to get travel insurance as you get older

Your travel insurance premiums tend to increase from the age of 65 onwards, and your cover could become restricted. Here is how to find a policy that gives you the cover you want without paying over the odds.

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