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 more Flying 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 more Airport Assistance: What is Available?
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 more Tips for buying the best travel medical insurance
An extremely common condition, arthritis affects a huge number of people. Arthritis Research UK estimates that 17.8 million people in the UK live with a form of musculoskeletal condition, including arthritis in all its forms. This equates to nearly 30 per cent of the population. Arthritis is one of the most common conditions we provide … Read more Tips for travelling with Arthritis
There is nothing more exciting and exhilarating than skiing down a long blue run with beautiful scenery around you, the sun glistening in the snow and the wind in your face. For those of you who are regular skiers, you will know exactly what this feeling is like, and for those heading off to the … Read more Top tips for a happy winter sports holiday!
Cruising has evolved over the years and now appeals to all generations. You can still take part in the traditional pool deck entertainment, card games and quizzes, but you can also experience other activities as well, such as Broadway style shows, fine dining, health spas or maybe a round of golf? Cruises are the new … Read more How to choose the right cruise for you
When it comes to needing specialist travel insurance to cover your specific medical condition(s), we are only too aware of how many questions this can trigger. Whether it’s understanding what the insurance covers or knowing how the medical screening process works, we believe it’s important to help answer all your questions so you have all … Read more Mary Holt answers your FAQs about specialist travel insurance
A recent update from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office has advised that from the 1st April 2016, all travellers wishing to enter the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Programme will need to hold a passport with an integrated chip. If you have an old style passport you will need to update it to gain entry … Read more Passport changes when travelling to the United States after 1st April 2016
There are few things more liberating than partaking in winter sports while on holiday; troubles have a tendency to melt away when you’re bombing down a ski-run, regardless of age or medical conditions! In the same way, sometimes taking a holiday to regions with a cold climate can give you a fresh perspective, blowing out … Read more Travelling with cancer in a cold climate