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How to travel with medication

Taking your meds on holiday? How to avoid trouble abroad.

Imagine the scene. You’re looking forward to a holiday. You’ve been saving for months and looking forward to it for an age. You’ve spoken to your doctor, got the right medical travel insurance and made sure you’ve got enough medication …

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More and more European resorts are directing tourists in need of medical treatment to private hospitals in exchange for a referral fee. With most travel insurers unable to cover private medical care, it’s leaving travel-lovers facing huge medical bills. 

The frightening foreign medical bills that insurers can’t cover

More and more European resorts are directing tourists in need of medical treatment to private hospitals in exchange for a referral fee. With most travel insurers unable to cover private medical care, it’s leaving travel-lovers facing huge medical bills. 

Travel with mental health needs - depression

Holiday tips for travellers with mental health needs

Anyone can get stressed or nervous when it comes to preparing for a holiday. But when you are living with mental health needs, there are a few extra things to consider to help make sure your trip is the relaxing, …

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Medical Travel Insurance

Celebrating fairer medical travel insurance for Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day takes place on 28th February. It's a day devoted to raising awareness about uncommon medical conditions and the difficulties faced by people living with them. Getting affordable travel insurance can be one such problem. With us, it …

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How you can help save young lives on World Cancer Day with Clic Sargent

How you can help save young lives on World Cancer Day with Clic Sargent

How you can help save young lives on World Cancer Day with Clic Sargent Tomorrow (4th February 2017) is World Cancer Day. During the day 11 children and young people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer. From the awful …

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Lung Cancer

Swim the distance for lung cancer this November

Swim the distance for lung cancer this November This month is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Here at World First we fully support it. We offer lung cancer travel insurance to our customers. However, because it is so preventable and is …

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Medical travel insurance. What is it? Do you need it?

Medical travel insurance. What is it? Do you need it? If you are among those who have had a bad experience trying to get travel insurance to cover your medical conditions, then you’ll understand that it can be a worry. …

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The World First Wander: the best of this week’s travel blogs

The World First Wander: the best of this week’s travel blogs Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man who scours …

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5 reasons to visit Panama

5 reasons to visit Panama The Panama Papers have revealed all kinds of murky financial corruption among the global elite. But don’t let that sully your opinion of this captivating little country. Here are five fabulous reasons to visit.

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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