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Rated 3.3/5 in 3 reviews
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wrote on 16/10/14: Review Stars

"'Bought by Many' gave Explorer' a good review including how good and straight forward their cancellation cover was. I had my passport stolen four days before my cruise. I claimed under the 'necessary and unavoidable cancellation' clause, as the Passport Office were unable to supply me with a replacement passport in time. Despite e-mails and a telephone conversation my claim was refused. Research has revealed that 'good' insurance companies honour this sort of claim; ergo Explorer is not a good insurance company. Suffice to say: I wouldn't countenance going anywhere near them in the future and would suggest that others take heed!"

wrote on 04/03/12: Review Stars

"After my previous comment, I can follow up - I did have to submit a claim after my return, after a short hospital treatment in Asia. The emergency number worked as promised whilst abroad, & the operative called me back when my phone credit ran out. They authorised my treatment & also gave me the details to claim on my return. They also posted the documents so there was a full claim pack waiting for me at home. The company use a claims company which was ok, but the claim handling was a bit shoddy - they lost my medical documents (originals!) but did fully pay out after a couple of phone calls to chase it up. Overall I'd recommend Explorer for travel insurance if you have special medical needs or are over 55."

wrote on 30/06/11: Review Stars

"I have multiple medical problems and had major hassle trying to get cover for some of them for a trip to Nepal, being refused cover for several times for pre-existing conditions. I tried Explorer Travel Insurance and they were great, very helpful. I spoke to 'Ian' and he managed to get us both cover (couple, 40's, medical issues) for a 4- week trip to Asia for 186, Platinum level of cover, up to 10,000,000. I believe they can offer this for people up to 85 too. I thought I was never going to find adequate insurance but this company did the business. Obviously I haven't claimed yet (and hope not to!) so cannot comment on that experience. But so far, so good."

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