In April, we launched our Holiday Nostalgia Competition. What better time to dust down family photos and reorganise all the old albums? We asked for your vintage shots, family vacation snaps and travel photo compositions for the chance to win a £40 Photobox Gift Card. We were blown away by the range and quality of … Read more Holiday Nostalgia Competition – The Winner(s)
As travel lovers, we are all facing the difficult prospect that we may not be able to travel for a while. Of course, it won’t last forever and in the meantime, this could be the perfect time to reflect upon what we love about travelling. It’s these positive memories that we would like to help … Read more Holiday Nostalgia Competition
On a sunny September day, a unique charity called the Magical Taxi Tour took children living with chronic debilitating illnesses and life-limiting conditions on an enchanted trip of a lifetime, to experience Disney® Paris for a long weekend. With help from the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers and sponsors (who contribute towards the children’s … Read more A Magical Taxi Tour for Sick Children
The Rugby World Cup kicked off on 20th September. It has created special moments, incredible scenes and some sad farewells in the last month. Now it looks like there is a good chance that one of the home nations could make it all the way to the final in Tokyo, on the 2nd of November … Read more Your guide to Japan during the Rugby World Cup
In light of the news that Thomas Cook has now ceased trading, we would like to clarify the position on relevant areas of our customer’s travel insurance policies. 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 … Read more Thomas 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 more Brexit – 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 more EU’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 more Why 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 more How do I renew my European Health Insurance Card 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 more How much does travel insurance cost to go to the United States?