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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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What is it you look for in a travel insurance company?

What is it you look for in a travel insurance company? We all expect different things from life. It’s part of what makes our society so rich. But what about when it comes to making important buying decisions, like buying …

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How to avoid sea sickness this summer

How to avoid sea sickness this summer Sea sickness. Mal de mer. It’s the bane of the seven seas. If you sometimes struggle to find your sea legs, you are not alone. Many thousands of us will take to the …

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The World First Wander. Cruise Travel

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 taking a look at cruise travel. It seems to be a hot topic right now! Cruising …

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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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Valentine’s Essentials. Wine. Chocolate. Exotic Destination. Travel Insurance.

Valentine’s Essentials. Wine. Chocolate. Exotic Destination. Travel Insurance. Valentine’s Day is approaching fast. Are you ready? Have you stocked up on roses and chocolates and grabbed a booking at your partner’s favourite restaurant (be quick!)? Failing that, have you booked …

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MYTH BUSTING: If you like boring holidays, don’t bother with a cruise.

MYTH BUSTING: If you like boring holidays, don’t bother with a cruise. Cruising isn’t for you. We know. You’d be bored in a minute. You’d want to jump off after a few hours at sea. You couldn’t stand being stuck …

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Gone Cruising. Why one size no longer fits all.

Gone Cruising. Why one size no longer fits all. Are you thinking about making 2014 the year you take that cruise? There has never been a better time. The cruise industry is evolving constantly. New ships are sliding down slipways …

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All aboard for an industry that won’t be beaten by the press!

All aboard for an industry that won’t be beaten by the press! The cruise industry has had a bad press recently. The Costa Concordia notwithstanding, much of the furore surrounding the industry has been about the norovirus, one of the …

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Top cruise holidays for the young at heart

Top cruise holidays for the young at heart Deep down there’s a big kid inside everyone. Set it free with these family-friendly cruises. Whether you’re potty for Harry Potter or want to dazzle the kids with Disney magic, these holidays …

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