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The Association of British Insurers, aka the much less cumbersome ABI, does exactly what you’d expect of an organization with the name. It’s sees all and knows all about the insurance industry in Britain and has recently revealed some riveting information. The number of claims paid out in 2017 is the highest... read more
Everybody has a different idea to what makes a good holiday, some like a cruise, others like a nice hotel by a beach, but when you want flexibility, some great views and to see as much as possible, nothing quite beats a great road trip. If you enjoy the open road and a holiday... read more
Everyone enjoys being able to relax on holiday and most also enjoy seeing different locations, and places, while on the same trip but travelling between those locals is usually not conducive to relaxing and it can even be quite stressful. That is where cruises are special; They allow... read more
Disney films, be they live action, computer animated or the classic cartoon animated films almost always have an incredible setting as the backdrop. Beautiful landscapes, impressive palaces and wonderful scenery all help add a magical feeling to the world and the adventure. But have you considered what locations may have sparked such artistry... read more
Travel insurance can be extended to cover many things. Need cover for a Cruise? that can be added, going golfing? That's an option, how about a ski trip? Yes that is an extra, but what about other holiday activities like Bungee jumping, Parasailing or Zorbing? Well for these you will need to get an activity pack...read more
Travelling to Europe from the U.K. is easy at the moment and can make for some great cheap holidays. However with the ever looming Brexit due to become reality we will soon find ourselves with a very different set of requirements for travelling to our nearest continental neighbours...read more
Pets make travelling a lot more difficult, either you take them with you and may have to send them through the ordeal of pet travel and depending on country possible quarantine, or you need to leave them at home or in kennels. It can cause extra stress both on you and your pet and so needs a little thought and pre-planning...read more
When you are travelling abroad there are often things about the country or culture that you won't realise even for places you may think you know like USA, Australia or New Zealand. This is can make things difficult for short trips but when you go long distances and are spending longer lengths of time there you can find yourself in awkward, frustrating or even dangerous situations that a little more knowledge could help prevent...read more
Some of us ask "Which places should I try to see?" and "Where should I go?" and others decide to go somewhere from each continent or culture, a few even set themselves the nearly impossible challenge of visiting every country. Well one continent full of incredible locations to travel to is South America...read more
Everyone loves going on a vacation, your time is all your own, you can get up when you want and you can mix up what you do making every day fun and enjoyable. Returning home from a great holiday can be hard and getting back to a normal routine is stressful, particularly if you are away for a while. However if you plan correctly you can not only enjoy your time away, you can also...read more
Many people have a list of places they would like to visit in their lifetimes, some want to see different cultures, others are after specific locations or views and still more want to see as many countries as possible. What ever the reason you can be sure that on every single list there will be something that means travelling to the United States...read more
Whether you are off on a business trip, or travelling for a holiday, one of the most important things to consider is the methods of transport you are planning on using. Local trips are simple and can usually be done by car or local public transport. Most trips abroad however will require some form of long distance method of travel, this can mean ferries, trains or long road trips but more often than not it usually means flying...read more
Holidays with lots of company can be great fun, you feel safer and can relax knowing that your friends are there to back you up if problems arise. This together with the excitement and energy that can come with doing things as a group can make for some of the most enjoyable and memorable vacations of your life...read more
There are many places to go in Asia, as it is the largest continent on the planet, including countries like China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea and Japan. In total there are 48 UN members 6 other states included within Asia. This gives you a lot of options as to what sort of asian vacation you may like to make...read more
When planning your holidays you may choose to try and see some of the rarer creatures and what better way to do it than to take a safari and see the animals in their local habitats. The type of safari you go on and the countries you go to will depend on what animals you wish to see...read more
Some people prefer to travel to warmer places during the cold winter months but for others travelling north can be even more fun. There is something to be said for experiencing truly bitter cold, nature at both its most brutal and beautiful; The snow, the scenery and of course the Northern lights, or Aurora Borealis...read more
There are lots of ways to take a holiday, relaxing cruises, camping and caravanning, booking a hotel in the sun or a full package ski trip. You could also go on a backpacking trip. Backpacking vacations could involve a little bit of anything and everything...read more
You may be off on a city break with just light hand luggage or you may be lucky enough to be going on a 3 month round the world cruise, whatever type of trip you are going on you need to ensure you have the right amount of Baggage cover...read more
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office reported that lost passports were costing Brits abroad £5 million a year. Every day, around 80 Emergency Travel Documents ( ETDs) are issued to British nationals around the world who have lost or damaged their passports, or had their passport stolen....read more
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