We have been thinking… What does it mean to be a Free Spirit? We believe that travel frees our spirit and we like to give Free Spirits like you the protection to travel with confidence, whatever your age or medical condition. However, what makes you a #FreeSpirit? Let us know – enter our social media … Read moreNew Free Spirit Competition – Win A Unique Prize
Gone are the days of the family holiday consisting of Mum, Dad and the children heading away. In what are becoming known as ‘Skip Generation’ Holidays, grandparents are taking grandchildren on holiday abroad and around the UK during the school holidays or even October half term. Are you one of the 20% from Saga’s readership … Read moreSkip Generation Holidays – A New Family Holiday for October Half Term
FOLLOWING THE NEWS THAT THOMAS COOK HAS GONE INTO LIQUIDATION. WE WOULD LIKE TO CLARIFY THE INSURANCE POSITION. Package Holidays – If you are a Thomas Cook Package Holiday customer, you are protected by ATOL, so you will not be left out of pocket. To make a claim you can do so on the CAA … Read moreThomas Cook Collapse
Dark holidays have recently grown in popularity. However, the term ‘dark tourism’ only entered common usage in 1996. Commonly associated with death or tragedy, morbid destinations have become a phenomenon due to increasing awareness, as well as improved air travel. Read on to learn a little more about some of the most well known dark … Read moreDark Tourism Destinations to Discover
In our previous blog, we gave an overview of the assistance that is available in and around airports for travellers with additional needs. Now we move on to the actual flight itself. How can you make a journey by air as straightforward and comfortable as possible when you are flying with a disability or medical … Read moreFlying with a Disability or Medical Condition
It goes without saying that for many who have a medical condition or disability, the thought of travelling by air can be a source of anxiety and uncertainty. Airports themselves can present numerous stressful situations. Resolving these can make the difference between a pleasant travelling experience and an arduous journey. For this reason, many who … Read moreAirport Assistance: What is Available?
The communication below has been issued by Travel Insurance Facilities Ltd. in light of Brexit: We are working to ensure that business continues as usual, no matter the outcome leading up to the 31st October 2019. We are continuing to monitor the outcome of Brexit negotiations and the influence these will have on the travel … Read moreBrexit – An Update From Our Underwriters
There is no reason that medical conditions should prevent travel. Whether that is a holiday, a weekend break or a trip to visit friends and family, we believe that everyone should be free from travel without the risk of being under-insured while you are out there. However, it can be quite a challenge to know … Read moreTips for buying the best travel medical insurance
While we do now know that we won’t be leaving the EU today (the 29th March), there is still plenty of uncertainty over when and how Brexit will happen. Whether it happens on the 12th April, 22nd May or some other date in the future, what we are sure of is that when the United … Read moreEU’re out! – What happens to travel after Brexit?
We are promoting kidney health awareness for World Kidney Day. World Kidney Day is coming up fast on the 14th of March. It is an international awareness campaign to draw attention to the importance of kidney health. In the run up we thought we would take a close up look at this vital – and … Read moreGood For Your Kidney Health = Good For You!