As October Half-Term approaches, British Airways reveals where everyone is heading for their holidays with New York coming in at number one.
1. New York
4. St Lucia
And for those still looking to get away we have a selection of the great deals left for families?
Grab a short break in New York from only 699 GBP per person Enjoy NYC in the fall and take the children up the Statue of Liberty before it closes for a one-year refurb. Read more... (293 words, 4 images, estimated 1:10 mins reading time)
Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI) is useful if you’re travelling independently, as opposed to a package holiday, and you are concerned about additional charges you could have to stump up if your airline goes into administration or receivership. Everyone should find out what financial protection is available in the rare event of your airline or travel company going bust. The amount of protection varies depending on whether you have a package holiday or you made your own arrangements. Make sure you have asked the right questions before you book. Read more... (241 words, 1 image, estimated 58 secs reading time)
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Buying travel insurance will help you get financial and practical help if anything goes wrong on your holiday or business trip. Unfortunately, sickness, crime or accidents do happen. Help yourself by knowing what to look for in travel insurance policies.
Travel insurance varies widely on price and levels of cover. If your trip is going to involve specific sports or activities that are considered risky by your insurer, check that your policy provides extra cover for that particular activity. If not, you may need to call a specialist insurance provider. Get several quote before you choose your travel insurance, check the reviews and make sure those reviews cover both the buying process and the claims process and check carefully what each policy offers. Read more... (337 words, 1 image, estimated 1:21 mins reading time)
August Top 10
Every month we publish the top 10 travel insurance providers as used by our site users and their relative market shares. There are most likely insurers who you have not heard of or are not familiar with and being able to see the relative popularity of the top 10 may help you make your decision.
According to the Financial Ombudsman travel insurance disputes continue to make up a significant proportion of their case load. Travel insurance disputes are as unique as the traveller that take out the policies but broadly fall into two predominant categories that make up more than half of all the cases referred to for dispute resolution. In the simplest terms the majority of dispute are over A Whether a particular event is covered by a policy; or B pre-existing conditions.
So what is covered? Read more... (792 words, 1 image, estimated 3:10 mins reading time)