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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Swim Safe this summer with the RNLI

Swim Safe this summer with the RNLI Are you worried about your little ones swimming safely at the beach this summer? It’s not unusual. IN fact, a study by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) recently concluded that one in five …

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Heroes head north for charity fundraiser

Heroes head north for charity fundraiser  From time to time we get involved in projects that need very specialist insurance. Recently we were delighted to be able to broker the travel and medical insurance for a fantastic charity fundraising trip …

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What’s in your holiday luggage? And how you can help keep our beaches clean.

What’s in your holiday luggage? And how you can help keep our beaches clean. If you travel then you can’t fail to have noticed the amount of plastic pollution ending up on beaches in Europe and the UK. According to …

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The World First Wander: the internet’s best travel blogs

The World First Wander: the internet's best travel blogs - January 16th 2015 Welcome to another World First Wander with Tristan Rothwell. Every week Tristan takes us on a tour of what’s new from the best travel blogs and writing. …

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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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If you’re going to party, do it like you never took out that travel insurance policy!

We all love a drink on our holidays. A glass of wine to relax after a tough day on the sun lounger or a refreshing G & T in the bar before dinner? There is nothing wrong with that. In …

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We’re supporting the 2 Minute Beach Clean. Are you?

We're supporting the 2 Minute Beach Clean. Are you? Here at World First we are firm believers in responsible tourism. So when we heard about the 2 Minute Beach Clean recently, we were intrigued. Not because we were curious about …

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Going tropo this August? Don’t forget your mozzie net!

Going tropo this August? Don’t forget your mozzie net! The 20th of August might be just another day in the summer holidays for you, but for many millions of people who live in high risk malaria areas, it is very …

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Drowning Awareness Week. Helping to keep us safe in the water.

Did you know that accidental drowning causes more than 400 deaths every year in the UK and is the third most common cause of accidental death in children? It’s staggering isn’t it? Despite the presence of lifeguards on many of …

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