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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Holiday water safety. If in doubt, don’t go out.

Holiday water safety. If in doubt, don’t go out. World First staff writer, Martin D, is also a trained and qualified RNLI Beach Lifeguard. Following the recent drowning of holiday makers at home and abroad he explains how you can …

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Want to chat? We’re right here.

Want to chat? We’re right here. Getting a quote for your travel insurance is, on the whole, a pretty easy and simple thing to do. However, there can sometimes be complications, especially if you want to take part in an …

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There may be trouble ahead. Consular hot spots around the world.

Millions of us travel overseas every year. We travel the world to work, see the sights and relax on our precious time off. The majority of trips – by a long, long way – are trouble free. But sometimes things …

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