The World First Wander: Cuba, Kites and Peppa Pig.

The World First Wander: Cuba, Kites and Peppa Pig. Welcome to another installment of the World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in travel writing and blogging. This week we are going to take a look at France, Cuba and, of course, …

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Bag a bargain this summer. Just don’t bag more than you bargained for.

 Bag a bargain this summer. Just don’t bag more than you bargained for. Favourable exchange rates mean that going abroad in 2015 is going to be cheaper than ever. But the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has recently issued some …

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The World First Wander – the Internet’s best travel blogs

The World First Wander – the Internet’s best travel blogs   Welcome to another edition of the World First Wander, our weekly compendium of the very best in travel writing and blogging. Each week we scour the internet – so …

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Snow or no snow? Where you stand with your travel insurance.

Booked to go skiing soon? Hoping for the best conditions is a natural part of the experience. There's no guarantee of snow and certainly no promise of perfect conditions. Last month the press was awash with talk of snowless resorts in Europe …

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Air France pilots on strike. Where do you stand?

Air France pilots on strike. Where do you stand?   It seems that no month goes by without news of another strike among cabin crew, ground crew or air traffic control affecting flights across Europe. This week it’s the turn …

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The nitty gritty: the World First travel insurance survey

The World First travel insurance survey Earlier this year we asked you about your travel and travel insurance habits. We got 584 replies to our online survey, which is a significant selection. Please let us say thanks again for taking …

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Young Brits abroad: gambling with their family’s future?

Young Brits abroad: gambling with their family’s future? What would you pay to get your loved ones home safely following an accident abroad? Would you be willing to remortgage the house to pay a hospital bill in Mexico? How about …

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Staying at home this year? Even UK holidays need protection.

Staying at home this year? Even UK holidays need protection. Where are you going on holiday this year? If you are staying at home in the UK, then it’s still worth thinking about holiday insurance. It might not seem relevant …

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The Lufthansa strike. Where you stand.

The Lufthansa strike. Where you stand. Lufthansa pilots began strike action last night (Wednesday 2nd April 2014) in the biggest walk out in the airline’s history. It is estimated that around 425,000 people will be affected by the action, which …

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Spring has sprung and it’s time to make travel plans.

Spring has sprung and it’s time to make travel plans. Has spring sprung for you yet? It would be easy to doubt it this year because of the weather. But, depending on whom you believe, spring began on the 1st …

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