Travel Insurance

Find out how to choose the right type of travel insurance

Finding the best travel insurance policies for this summer

With hundreds of travel insurance policies available choosing the right type is a minefield. Our guide to finding the right type of policy for your summer holiday will help you make the right choice.

Travellers urged to plan ahead before heading overseas

Plan currency before travelling to save says

Planning ahead before making a trip abroad can save Britons up to £9 in every £100 of foreign currency, it has been suggested.

Festival goers need to check their personal possessions are insured

Personal possessions insurance warning for festival-goers is warning those attending festivals this summer to check that they are insured for personal possessions away from home and that they have breakdown insurance.

Volcanic ash cloud: Advice for travellers

Volcanic ash cloud: Advice for travellers

Travellers who find their plans are disrupted by the latest volcanic eruption in Iceland have been offered advice on compensation and transfers.

Travellers need to choose the right type of travel insurance policy

Choosing the right type of travel insurance

Deciding on the most suitable type of travel insurance is vital. Depending on your age, where you are going and the activities you will be involved in there will be a policy that is right for you.

The ABI has issued advice on travel insurance

ABI issue guide to choosing the best travel insurance policy

With around 15 million of us going on holiday abroad this year The Association of British Insurers (ABI) have issued a guide to help consumers choose the most effective travel insurance policy.

Britons taking a break may need travel insurance

Britons taking a break may need travel insurance

With the royal wedding approaching and the opportunity for consumers to enjoy 11 days leave by booking just three days off work a number of people are set to head off on a break.

Sainsbury's Travel Money offers home delivery

Sainsbury's Travel Money offers home delivery

Sainsbury's has launched click and collect, a new element to its Travel Money service that gives customers the option of collecting their currency at one of 117 participating stores or having it delivered to their home.

Lloyds aims to help customers boost airmiles

Lloyds aims to help customers boost airmiles

A new online Airmiles Duo Rewards Hub, designed to help customers make the most of their Lloyds TSB Airmiles Duo Credit Card Account and boost their airmiles balance, has been unveiled.

Packaged bank accounts provide benefits but at a cost

Packaged accounts: Are they a con?

Packaged bank accounts are becoming more prevalent as banks attempt to get customers to sign up to more of their products but unless you actively use the services provided they can be a rip-off.

Will my holiday be covered if there is political unrest?

A reader wants to know if thier holiday to Morocco will be covered by travel insurance if there is political unrest in the country as has been seen recently in neighbouring countries

Follow the rules to ensure the best chance of success when making an insurance claim

How to increase the chances of your insurance paying out

Taking out insurance for your home, car or holiday is essential but making a successful claim can prove difficult so follow our guide to increase your chances.

Egg offers travel insurance discount

Egg offers travel insurance discount

Egg is offering a 20 per cent discount on travel insurance purchased online throughout January.

It pays to have the right insurance cover

The biggest insurance myths revealed

There are many different assumptions made about insurance cover but not all are true. Find out about the most common insurance myths and how to guard against them.

Finding the best insurance policy

Guide to choosing the best type of insurance policy

Getting the right insurance at the right price is a delicate balancing act. Our guide shows you how to get the right cover for you and shave money of the cost of it

Make your last minute holiday even more of a bargain

How to make your last minute holiday even more of a bargain

Saving money on holidays needn't end at the booking stage – there are dozens of ways you can easily cut costs while abroad. myfinances covers the top 5 holiday money saving tips.

Travel insurance gives you peace of mind when on holiday

Travel Insurance – getting the best deal

Find out how to get the best travel insurance deal without paying over the odds.

Defaqto claims only 20% of travel insurance policies offer adequate protection in the event of a scheduled airline failure

Majority of travel insurance policies fail to cover airline failures

Holiday makers are being warned to review their travel insurance policies to see whether they cover the failure of scheduled airlines.

The cheapest travel insurance will usually provide the lowest level of cover, according to Abta.

Choose cover over price with travel insurance, says Abta

When it comes to choosing travel insurance, consumers should ensure that they get the appropriate level of cover, rather than going straight for the cheapest option, an expert has claimed.

Which? found holiday insurance was more expensive when bought from travel agents.

Travel agents 'fail customers' over insurance

Travel agents are "failing" holidaymakers by offering potentially unsuitable insurance policies that represent poor value for money, according to new research.


Aviva responds to volcano chaos with travel insurance extra

Travel insurance policies have been adapted by Aviva to include cover for airspace, port or airport closure.

looks at the options you have if your holiday has been affected by the travel chaos

Travel Insurance: Can you claim if disrupted by Volcanic Ash?

As if BA strikes, budget airlines imposing excess costs and enhanced security weren't enough to cause a headache to even the most laid back and seasoned of travellers, along came the Volcanic Dust Episode.

ABTA and travelsupermarket will answer all your holiday finacne questions

Webchat: How to book your next holiday with confidence

Did you get caught up in the travel chaos this Christmas at the airports or on the Eurostar? Did you have travel insurance?

Delayed BA passengers may be able to claim from their travel insurer

BA passengers urged to check insurance

British Airways (BA) passengers affected by cabin crew strikes over Christmas are being urged to check their insurance policy in case they are entitled to compensation.


Insurewithease: Swine flu and travel insurance

Insurewithease is urging winter travellers to check the terms of their travel insurance to ensure they are covered in case they catch swine flu.

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