Where you stand if the UK Border Agency walkout affects your travel plans

Where you stand if the UK Border Agency walkout affects your travel plans This Wednesday (30th November), thousands of UK Border Agency (UKBA) staff will be absent from the UK’s ports and airports as part of a nationwide public sector …

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3 reasons to declare reflux to your travel insurer

3 reasons to declare reflux to your travel insurer At World First we insure thousands of medical conditions. Some rare, some common. Some serious, some less so. One of the conditions we cover is gastro-oesophageal reflux. We issue a policy …

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£5 million medical cover with every policy. Here’s why.

£5 million medical cover with every policy. Here’s why. At World First we take the medical benefits of our travel insurance very seriously. Every single one of our customers receives £5 million worth of cover for medical costs. That covers …

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And the grand total is…

Last week we wrote a blog post to let you know about our plans to raise some dough for Children In Need with our office cake sale. Well, the event was a big success! After a day of delightfully delicious …

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New figures reveal urgent need for research into lung cancer in the UK

New figures reveal urgent need for research into lung cancer in the UK UK cancer support charity Macmillan has released new figures that help reveal cancer survival rates in the UK. The results are generally very encouraging: survival rates of …

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My World First travel writing competition update

We've had some really amazing entries for this month's My World First competition. There have been tales of camel kissing, AK47s, communist countries, ice hotels, the Amazon, a kiss from Olly Murs, stolen underwear and a fling with a diving …

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World First Wander. The world of graffiti and Street Art

World First Wander. The world of graffiti and Street Art Welcome to another World First Wander, a regular write-up of the travel articles, sites and content with our very own social media man, Tristan Rothwell. It’s a super-speedy way to …

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Raising flour to raise cash for Children In Need Thursday 17th November

It’s Children In Need on Friday (18th November) and at World First we’re keen to do our bit. Especially if doing our bit involves eating lots of cake. Come Thursday 17th lunchtime, the World First offices will be a hive …

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Pregnancy travel insurance advice for mums to be!

Pregnancy travel insurance advice for mums to be! Taking a little extra luggage with you on holiday? If you’re planning on jetting off while you’re pregnant, there are a few extra things to think about when it comes to your …

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World First Travel Insurance review : October

World First Travel Insurance review : October Want to know what our service is really like? Last month we launched a new series for our blog: The World First Travel Insurance review. Each month we’ll reveal the average customer rating …

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