Tag: Travel Insurance

The cost of falling ill abroad? A house!

• Insurers now helping over 3,000 travellers a week who need emergency medical care while travelling abroad. • The cost of some overseas medical treatments can be more than the price of the average UK house, for example over £500,000 for treating a multiple fracture of the leg and artery tear in the USA with… Read more »

No Travel Insurance = No Defence at France 2016

England’s Head Coach, Roy Hodgson, feels he can do without the services of our local team’s (Leicester City’s) Danny Drinkwater in his squad for the European Championships, France 2016, but if you’re a fan planning to travel to France you really can’t afford to be without travel insurance protection. More than one in four* fans… Read more »

Consider your Holiday Cancellation Costs this Summer

Aviva has revealed it paid out over £19.2m last year to UK holidaymakers whose holidays had to be cancelled before they started. Despite the number of holiday cancellations, just a quarter of would-be holidaymakers take out insurance at the same time as booking their trip. A third buy it the month before their trip and… Read more »

P F Spare and Voyager Insurance – Travel Insurance Specialists

P F Spare Insurance Brokers are now working with Voyager Insurance Services, an award-winning provider of travel insurance, to bring you a highly flexible and competitively priced range of travel insurance solutions for which you can obtain a quote and buy online instantly with your policy issued immediately after purchase via email. Voyager’s travel insurance… Read more »

AXA to publish Claims Statistics

AXA, one of the insurers on behalf of whome we arrange personal and commercial insurance policies, has today announced that, with immediate effect, it will be publishing statistics which confirm a high proportion of claims are paid for all its motor, home and travel customers. The statistics will be supported by information to help customers… Read more »

Driving Abroad? Know the Law!

As we enter the final throes of (the astronomical season of) summer, with the remnants of Tropical Storm Henri due to reach us this week, if you are planning that last minute holiday to the continent which will involve you driving abroad, do make sure you familiarise yourself with the local laws, some of which… Read more »

Driving in Europe: Top Tips

Courtesy of Allianz Insurance, with this weekend set to be one of the busiest of the year on our roads, we’re sharing a selection of matters to think about if you’re driving with your car into Europe over the coming weeks. Ten Tips for Driving in Europe 1. Sevice your vehicle, plus any trailer you… Read more »

Roadworks on the Rise

As many of you prepare for that summer getaway, the headline findings from the latest research undertaken by LV= does not make for pleasant reading: Freedom of Information request reveals 21% increase in roadwork numbers since last year A third of car journeys are now affected by roadworks

Travel Insurance: Summer 2015’s “Must Have”

With Summer 2015 now upon us, many of you will be looking forward to your holidays. In this excitement, the importance of buying travel insurance can sometimes be overlooked – here’s why we think it should be at the top of your “to do” list. Using the latest information available from the Association of British… Read more »