Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something?

Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something?

Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something? The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have a message for all skiers and snowboarders this winter. It’s pretty simple really: check you have adequate winter sports travel insurance cover! You’d think everyone would …

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Going to Thailand? Be respectful, requests the FCO.

Going to Thailand? Be respectful, requests the FCO. Following the official announcement of the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej yesterday there is now an official period of mourning of one year from 14 October 2016 in Thailand. The …

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This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers – the World First Wander.

This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers - the World First Wander. 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 who …

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What does Brexit mean for British travellers?

What does Brexit mean for British travellers? Whether you are an innie or an outie, there’s no doubt that Brexit will have some kind of effect on your travel plans at some point. It might just be a short term …

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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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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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It’s sunshine Saturday!!! But don’t forget your travel cover!

It's sunshine Saturday!!! But don't forget your travel cover! According to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, this today, 9th January, is ‘Sunshine Saturday’, the day when most British nationals are likely to book their 2016 holidays. It’s aided and abetted …

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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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