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 morePassport changes when travelling to the United States after 1st April 2016
We all need something to look forward to during the cold dark days of winter and a warming winter break maybe just what the doctor ordered. The short winter days can affect our mood and cause us to feel a bit down, lethargic or even depressed. This is because the strength of the sun in … Read moreCan winter sun have an impact on my mental health?
World Aids Day is held on the 1st December and is an opportunity for people internationally to stand up & join together to rethink outdated stereotypes, challenge myths and be positive about HIV. According to The Terrance Higgins Trust, HIV is becoming one of the fasted-growing serious health conditions in the UK with 6,151 new … Read moreFree Spirit supports World Aids Day 2015
If you have a medical condition or disability finding a specialist travel insurance provider can seem like hard work sometimes, especially when some standard policies can’t offer cover. But without adequate travel insurance to cover your medical condition(s), an injury or illness abroad can lead to thousands of pounds in medical bills. Many specialist travel … Read moreCan smoking increase the cost of my travel insurance?
You can’t get away from hearing or reading the media articles about the current financial situation in Greece. This may be leaving you feeling confused as to how it may affect you if you are travelling to Greece this summer. Some of your questions may be; Can I get cash from an ATM? What about … Read moreWhat does the Greek debt crisis mean for your holiday plans?
Read my own personal experience when I took a recent holiday break to Ibiza. The recent Easter holidays was an ideal opportunity to book some days out of the office to spend relaxed quality time with friends and family. Working full-time and caring for a young adult with disabilities takes its toll after a while, … Read moreAre your travel costs protected against air traffic control strikes?
With the passing of the winter months finally giving way to mild sunny mornings and tree blossoms, we are starting to see that spring is finally upon us. Most people are keen to get passed the cold, dark winter months and start enjoying the new lease of life that spring brings. I am looking forward … Read moreEscape this spring with a weekend getaway
You may be wondering what the colour purple has got to do with epilepsy. Well the answer is the lavender flower as it is often related to isolation and loneliness that people suffering from the condition often feel. Wearing the colour purple on the 26th March 2015 will unite the world in the quest to … Read moreInternational Purple Day – Raising awareness of Epilepsy around the globe
Marks & Spencer Premium Club is available to M&S credit card holders and the club benefits range from; vouchers for food and clothes discounts, free cups of coffee at in-store cafes and travel insurance under the age of 70. However, the cost of the Premium Club is soon to increase. It has recently been reported … Read moreDo you have travel insurance with the Marks & Spencer Premium Club?
In today’s modern life it can be difficult to balance work and family time; and with more and more people working full time with longer hours, it can be too easy to forgo the visits to see family if they don’t live locally to you. Of course our spare time is precious and for most … Read moreTravel insurance for multi-generation holidays