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4th February is World Cancer Day 2017

World Cancer Day is a global event that takes place on 4th February every year that unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising education & awareness about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action. In the … Read more4th February is World Cancer Day 2017

Passports – Some Interesting Facts…

The passport is a great leveller. Everyone needs one for travel (apart from the Queen, as all British passports are issued in her name). Whenever you’re going, wherever you’re going, you’ll need to bring your passport! The history of the passport is older than you might think, with the earliest known references dating from 450 … Read morePassports – Some Interesting Facts…

The Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets

Last month we looked at our favourite European destinations to visit this autumn. Today, we’re highlighting the joys of visiting Europe during November and December, with its many beautiful and traditional Christmas markets. From Germany and Austria to Belgium and Sweden, it’s an opportunity to soak up the culture of each region with beautifully decorated … Read moreThe Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets

29th September is World Heart Day 2016

World Heart Day on 29th September 2016 is the World Heart Federation’s (and the world’s!) biggest platform for raising awareness about Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs). CVDs are diseases of the heart or blood vessels, commonly referred to as heart disease or stroke. A lot of the lifestyle choices for better heart health may seem obvious, but … Read more29th September is World Heart Day 2016

Mary Holt celebrates her 70th birthday

On August 9th 2016, Free Spirit celebrated the 70th birthday of one of their longest serving members of staff, Mary Holt (Manager) who joined in June 2000. Since then, Mary has received much praise from the clients she has helped to arrange travel cover for, allowing them to enjoy breaks and holidays. Awards for ‘Personal … Read moreMary Holt celebrates her 70th birthday

Free Spirit features in Mail on Sunday for specialist travel cover

Free Spirit was featured in the Mail on Sunday on 23rd July 2016 as one of a few specialist travel insurance providers being able to help people of any age with serious health problems get cover to travel. Peter Hayman, Managing Director of Free Spirit, was quoted in the article: ‘In terms of cost, it … Read moreFree Spirit features in Mail on Sunday for specialist travel cover

Top tips for buying travel insurance if you’re over 65

You’ve bought travel insurance every year and made sure you are covered for every holiday you have taken, but what happens now you’ve turned 65? Are you able to renew your insurance with your existing provider, or do you now need to look at purchasing ‘Over 65 travel insurance’ from a specialist provider? Check the … Read moreTop tips for buying travel insurance if you’re over 65

Great holidays to take this spring

Whilst the idea of going on holiday when you have a medical condition may seem daunting, you don’t necessarily have to restrict yourself too much. People with all kinds of conditions travel every day, and the majority enjoy perfectly hassle-free breaks. As well as making sure you are prepared for your trip, it’s important to … Read moreGreat holidays to take this spring

Free Spirit launches ‘all new’ website

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website with a refreshed, cleaner design and improved quote and buy journey. Having listened to your feedback, we have made a number of changes all designed to help make it easier for you to find key information about Free Spirit, including the cover choices available … Read moreFree Spirit launches ‘all new’ website

Top tips to prevent your winter sports holiday from going downhill!

There is something quite magical about snow as it covers the imperfections of the landscape and builds your expectations for the day ahead on the slopes. Crisp, white flawless snow in the morning sunrise has to be your favourite time of year if you are a winter sports fan. However, if you are a non-skier … Read moreTop tips to prevent your winter sports holiday from going downhill!

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