Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something?

Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something?

Attention all skiers and snowboarders! Have you forgotten something? The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have a message for all skiers and snowboarders this winter. It’s pretty simple really: check you have adequate winter sports travel insurance cover! You’d think everyone would …

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The World First Guide to the Best Websites for Winter Sports.

The World First Guide to the Best Websites for Winter Sports.

In the last few weeks Europe has seen some impressive snowfall. It’s meant a few resorts have been able to open early and makes a marked change from recent years when some have had to delay their seasons because of …

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10 items to pack this winter (as well as your travel cover)

10 items to pack this winter (as well as your travel cover) Ski season is almost upon us. And so is Christmas. So it’s a good time to start thinking about your wish list from Santa. Have you been good …

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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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The World First Wander: the ski Monday special

The World First Wander: the ski Monday special Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s new in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, who scours the internet for …

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31% of skiers on thin ice? Not with World First Winter Sports cover.

31% of skiers on thin ice? Not with World First Winter Sports cover. We’ve had some shocking stats from ABTA, via our Know Before You Go partners, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The stats, which are the result of an …

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Snow or no snow? Where you stand with your travel insurance.

Booked to go skiing soon? Hoping for the best conditions is a natural part of the experience. There's no guarantee of snow and certainly no promise of perfect conditions. Last month the press was awash with talk of snowless resorts in Europe …

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The World First Wander

The World First Wander October 17th Here we are again. Another wander around the world of travel blogging with our Social Media Man, Tristan Rothwell. Hello! This week we are keeping it distinctly British flavoured. First up we are heading …

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Holidays in term time. Where do you stand?

Holidays in term time. Where do you stand? A travel company recently offered to pay any fines imposed on parents who book skiing holidays with them outside of the school holidays. It made the front of The Times, sparked a …

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Going slopestyle at Easter…don’t forget your insurance!

Going slopestyle at Easter…don’t forget your insurance! The Winter Olympics have been fantastic haven’t they? It’s been inspiring stuff, especially the Snowboarding Slopestyle, a new event that involves riders making their way (very quickly) down a steep course that includes …

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