Announcing the results of the World First 2017 Travel Survey!

Announcing the results of the World First 2017 Travel Survey!

Two words: thank you. We had a formidable response to our 2017 travel survey. And now we have totted up the results, we are ready to reveal some fascinating findings on your travel likes, dislikes, desires and habits. Ready? 

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7 of the world’s best white water rafting destinations

7 of the world’s best white water rafting destinations Calling all adrenaline junkies. If you prefer your fun of white-knuckle ferocity, it’s time to don your lifejacket and head for the world’s finest white water rafting destinations. Here are seven …

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April: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK. A diagnosis of the disease occurs every 15 minutes, with around 40,000 new diagnoses made each year. The good news? Early diagnosis makes for …

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Travel insurance for seniors: it doesn’t have to be so gloomy!

Travel insurance for seniors: it doesn’t have to be so gloomy! A recent article by This Is Money lamented how expensive it is for senior travellers to buy travel insurance. But the article failed to mention one or two things …

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Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

When you think luxury travel, what comes to mind? Cruise liners complete with putting green and casino? Waiter-served meals served on crushed velvet green sofas on the Orient Express? Well, how about Concorde? And more importantly, what about Concorde 2.0?

5 top spots to see the Northern Lights

5 top spots to see the Northern Lights

It’s a natural phenomenon your eyes will struggle to believe; the night sky dancing like nature’s own kaleidoscope. To witness firsthand the Northern Lights is to have experienced one of the greatest shows on Earth - and there are hundreds …

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5 of the world’s finest snorkelling spots

5 of the world’s finest snorkelling spots

Crystal blue waters, fascinating sea life at your fingertips and no need for a gas tank strapped to your back. Snorkelling is one of the simplest yet rewarding ways to enjoy our incredible blue planet’s undersea creatures and plant life. 

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

For the young, summer music festivals are mostly about partying all night and overindulgence. That all changes when you have little ones to think about. The good news is that the festival scene is receptive to the needs of the …

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UK flight gadget ban: everything you need to know about the new security measures

UK flight gadget ban: everything you need to know about the new security measures

You’ve heard the news. The government has announced new security measures regarding the carriage of gadgets like smartphones, laptops and tablets as hand luggage on certain flights. Here’s what you need to know as well as where you stand with …

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The World First customer service rep chasing a PhD in cancer research

It's no secret that we like to think of ourselves as experts in medical travel insurance. Our in-depth medical screening allows us to get a better understanding of our customers’ conditions, so we can provide fairer prices. That’s why we’d …

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