Reading some of the reviews we receive regarding travel insurance you are quite possibly better off with either Ghostbusters or 118. Hopefully all of you have come to us, bought your holiday money (getting the best exchange rate of course), grabbed some travel insurance and went off on a lovely sojourn in the sun with not a care in the world or a cloud in the sky. If that describes your summer holiday then you probably don’t have a lot to say about the quality of the travel insurance you bought or the customer service your received. If on the other hand things went a little (or a lot) pear shaped on holiday then you are probably, as we speak, printing off claim forms and reading your policies key cover and exclusions documents. Read more... (477 words, 1 image, estimated 1:54 mins reading time)
We recently announced our Summer Photography competition running on the Compare Holiday Money facebook page. We are pleased to be able to say that the nice people at Covent Garden FX have offered to sponsor the competition. Our competition is intended to be just a fun photography competition and in keeping with that the prize being offered is 200,000 Veitnamese Dongs.
In the face of the economic situation the entire travel industry suffers, business travel is reduced sometimes permanently when companies turn to virtual over face to face meetings or temporarily when they try to cut back on unnecessary travel. Leisure travel is a household expense that can be sacrificed if you are uncertain about your financial future and so on. Read more... (334 words, 1 image, estimated 1:20 mins reading time)
Part 2 – Premium Travel Insurance Providers
Last time I looked at how the budget travel insurers dealt with diabetes sufferers. This time it is the turn of the premium insurers. I also introduced Eric, for more information of Eric and his diabetes see my previous post on Compare Travel Insurance – Type 2 Diabetes Special part 1.
So who are the premium insurers? Read more... (702 words, 1 image, estimated 2:48 mins reading time)
Part 1 – Budget Travel Insurance Providers
There could be as many as 3.7million people living with diabetes in the UK and type 2 diabetes accounts for 90%- 95% of all UK cases according the figures released by the Department of Health and Diabetes UK Patient Education Working Group.
Type 2 diabetes is when the body still produces insulin but not enough to control blood sugar levels. Once under control type 2 can often be controlled just through diet and exercise. Read more... (789 words, 1 image, estimated 3:09 mins reading time)