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Simple Hacks To Keep Your Valuables Safe Whilst On Holiday

Simple Hacks To Keep Your Valuables Safe Whilst On Holiday

Nowadays it’s the norm for people to go on holiday with expensive gadgets like smartphones, laptops, iPads etc. Either way, these travelling companions don’t come cheap. A recent survey found that the average British holidaymaker takes 3 gadgets away with them, costing £500 on average. Sadly, it’s not uncommon to hear of people losing, damaging or even having their items …

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Holidays at home: make sure you’re covered

Brits are being encouraged to holiday at home with sporting events, the weather and overseas travel problems all expected to increase ‘staycations’. The national tourist board, Visit England, has even stepped in, launching a multi-million pound marketing campaign aimed at boosting the number of us holidaying in the UK, rather than setting off overseas. But there’s one aspect the campaign …

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Travel advice: How to protect your holiday from disaster

Few things are worse than a disaster that affects your holiday. It’s an uncertain world and perhaps always will be – but you can take steps to help protect your interests should the worst happen. Here are a few thoughts that hopefully you’ll find useful. They’re structured around some of the typical problems people may encounter when going on holiday …

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Ash cloud insurance policy launched

‘Hurray’ there are positive signs that Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano that caused the shutdown of European airspace throughout April and May is dormant. But for how long? There are warnings that the volcanic activity could continue for the rest of the summer – and possibly for years. Concerned holiday let owners feared that this season’s bookings would be severely affected as …

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What insurance do you need for a UK holiday?

The recent BA and planned train strikes (which were due to take place over the Easter weekend but could still happen in the future), highlighted the need to take out UK holiday cancellation insurance which covers cancellation of rail and aircraft journeys due to industrial action. Due to the fact that cancellation and curtailment (cutting a holiday short) being the …

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How to sue deceptive holiday rental owners

Do you mislead holidaymakers who rent your holiday home about the distance to the beach, the “views”, the building site next door, the incomplete swimming pool or broken air conditioning? Then be warned, you could be sued. A new type of insurance has been launched by Insure and Go which covers “holiday disputes” and enables holidaymakers to pursue a breach …

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Cancelling a holiday due to bad weather

The artic weather conditions across the UK caused travel chaos over the festive break and the snow looks set to continue into January, with suggestions it could be the worst winter for 100 years. Unfortunately, many holidaymakers had to cancel their Christmas and New Year cottage holidays due to the extreme UK weather conditions. But who is liable for the …

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Insurance For Cottage Holidays

Insurance For Cottage Holidays

A combination of the economic downturn, the weak pound, and a prediction of a ‘barbecue summer’ has resulted in an increase in Brits (staycationers) booking cottage holidays in the UK. But there are concerns that holidaymakers are forgoing insurance because they do not think it is necessary for UK holidays. Although you may not need the same cover as required …

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