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Turkey terror attacks: where you stand with World First

Turkey terror attacks: where you stand with World First We live in troubled times. And now, after the most recent terror attack in Turkey on Tuesday, you may be thinking twice about your travel plans. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office …

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The World First Wander: the best of this week’s travel blogs

The World First Wander: the best of this week's travel blogs Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man …

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British traveller facing £53,000 medical bill after rare bird attack

British traveller facing £53,000 medical bill after rare bird attack We get a lot of emails here at World First. But occasionally we get one that really stands out. Like the email we received from a gap year traveller, who …

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Terrorist attacks in Brussels – where you stand

TUESDAY 22 March 2016 Following the recent explosions at the Brussels Zaventum Airport, and the Brussels metro line, we would like to extend our sympathies to those affected. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued advice this morning and it …

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Do I need travel insurance? You asked, here’s the answer.

Fed up with paying an insurance premium before you jet off? You don’t have to. You can travel anywhere in the world without travel insurance. But that doesn’t mean you should. Without travel insurance you could find yourself out of …

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Looking for something different this Easter? Here are 8 alternatives…  

Looking for something different this Easter? Here are 8 alternatives...   Fed up with chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and the elusive Easter bunny? Cast your net beyond the UK and alternative Easter traditions await. Marvellous, curious and intriguingly different. …

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The World First Wander: travel blogs we love this week

Welcome to the first World First Wander of 2016! A very happy New Year to all! As always the Wander is a selection of our favourite travel blogs and articles from the last week or so, compiled, as always, by …

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Paris: how it may affect your travel policy

Paris: how it may affect your travel policy Following the recent terrorist attack in Paris, we wanted to put out a quick blog post for any of our customers who are due to visit France in the near future and …

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“Significant possibility” of terrorism in air crash.

How will your travel be affected? Following Saturday’s air disaster in the Sinai Desert the UK and Irish governments have decided today to cancel all flights to and from the UK to the Egyptian resort indefinitely. This is because air …

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The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week Welcome to our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel and travel writing. Each week we scour the internet to bring you our list of “what’s hot” …

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