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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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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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Mental health and travel. How the FCO – and World First – can help.

Mental health and travel. How the FCO – and World First - can help. As medical travel insurance specialists we are often asked to cover people with mental health conditions. And we are very pleased to be able to say …

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The World First Wander: solo travel, Paris and the best apps

The World First Wander: women travelling solo, Paris and the best apps Welcome to our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel and travel writing from around the world. It’s a mixed bag this week looking at …

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How often do Brits have accidents on holiday?

How often do Brits have accidents on holiday? How likely are you to lose your passport on holiday? How often are Brits arrested in foreign countries? What are the most dangerous countries for Brits to visit? The Foreign & Commonwealth …

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Yes we can. No we can’t. What the British consul can do for you

Yes we can. No we can’t. What the British consul can do for you The British Consulate operates out of 227 countries across the world. As our representatives abroad they provide a string of vital services to protect us – …

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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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