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Simple safety measures to protect against malaria

Simple safety measures to protect against malaria

Do you know all you should about malaria? World First Travel Insurance is here to help you arm yourself with a little knowledge before you next pack your bags. 

Living with an allergy isn’t always easy. While others can go through life without having to worry about whether a particular allergen is in their meal or if those are cat hairs on their clothes, some aren’t so lucky. Like anything however you learn to live with it and - with holidays - being prepared is key. Here are six tips for travelling with allergies.

6 tips for travelling with allergies

There are one or two extra things to think about when you go on holiday as an allergy sufferer. Here are six tips to make sure your trip is the happy and relaxing break you have been hoping for. 

Ready for some good news? In the past few decades the status of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has transformed from an untreatable, incurable disease to an illness that could be close to being beaten for good!

MS Awareness Week: are we close to a cure?

Ready for some good news? In the past few decades the status of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has transformed from an untreatable, incurable disease to an illness that could be close to being beaten for good!

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World Haemophilia Day: Reaching out to the 75%

What is haemophilia? Why is the condition associated with the Royal Family? And why is it so difficult to get haemophilia travel insurance? Here to help raise awareness and help millions of people get the treatment they need is World …

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World Parkinson’s Day 2018 has a message for you...

World Parkinson’s Day 2018 has a message for you…

World Parkinson’s Day 2018 takes place on Wednesday 11th April. And it’s all about sharing one simple message: a diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to give up your hobbies. That includes your love of holidays. 

Autism travel insurance and World Autism Awareness Week 2018

Autism is one of those conditions that almost everyone has heard of. But how many people really understand it? 

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You should wear something purple on 26th March. Here’s why.

Epilepsy affects 50 million people around the world. In around 50% of patients, the root cause of the condition is unknown. What if you could raise awareness of epilepsy and help to fund research simply by paying sartorial homage to …

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Raynaud’s travel insurance: what is it and do you need it?

Raynaud’s travel insurance: what is it and do you need it?

Raynaud’s is a common condition - yet many people don’t even know they have it. As part of Raynaud’s Awareness Month, we take a look at the phenomenon and explain why you may need Raynaud’s travel insurance next time you’re …

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For most people 1st December means little more than providing the green light to finally get started on the advent calendar. For many others it's the day that millions across the world unite to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS, a condition that World First was the first insurer to offer a travel insurance policy for. 

What happened for World AIDS Day 2017?

For most people 1st December means little more than providing the green light to finally get started on the advent calendar. For many others it's the day that millions across the world unite to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS, a condition …

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Ticket? Money? Passport? What’s your biggest holiday worry?

Ticket? Money? Passport? What’s your biggest holiday worry?

The end of the year is looming. That means thoughts will soon turn to summer 2018. Is it the same for you? What are your plans so far? New research from The Foreign and Commonwealth Office suggests that 72% of …

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