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
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
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?
Mental health conditions are extremely common. In fact, if you haven’t experienced a condition such as depression or anxiety yourself, chances are you know someone who has – approximately 25 per cent of the UK population will deal with a mental health problem each year, according to the charity Mind. The pace and pressure of … Read moreWhy it’s vital to declare mental health conditions on your travel insurance
If, like approximately two thirds of Brits, you have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you may have wondered if you’ll still be able to use it after Brexit. At the time of publishing this blog, there are less than 70 days until the UK is set to leave the European Union (EU), and … Read moreHow do I renew my European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) after Brexit?
The cost of travel insurance depends on a number of different factors, from your destination and the duration of your time away, to your age and whether you have any pre-existing medical conditions or disabilities. This way, specialist travel insurance providers like Free Spirit can provide* the cover you need, whether you’re heading to Paris … Read moreHow much does travel insurance cost to go to the United States?
With the end of winter in sight, many holidaymakers eagerly await the welcomed warmer spring weather when we can hang up the scarves and pack away the bobble hats. If you are keen to discover where to go to soak up some Easter sun, our collection of long and short-haul destinations can help. Chase away … Read moreEscape the April showers and discover where to go for Easter sun
Dementia is an umbrella term that describes cerebral (brain) conditions that cause a progressive loss of brain function. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, other types include vascular dementia and mixed dementia. All forms of the condition cause confusion, memory loss and problems with speech and comprehension. The Alzheimer’s Society states that … Read moreTips for Travelling with People with Dementia
When we need it, travel insurance feels invaluable. It’s there to save us from the financial burden of unexpected problems on holiday, whether that’s a medical emergency, a flare-up of an existing health condition, or simply a delayed flight. At Free Spirit, we make every effort to provide specialist travel insurance that covers the vast … Read moreHow much does Travel Insurance cost to go to Europe?
UK travellers love to holiday in Europe. Every type of trip is on offer, from a last-minute weekend away to a fortnight in the sun. What’s more, the short flight times and ample airport connections mean travel times are shorter than they have ever been. But, with just months to go until the UK is … Read moreHow will travel after Brexit be impacted?