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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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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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The World First Wander: here comes the summer!

The World First Wander: here comes the summer! Welcome to another installment of the World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in travel writing and blogging. This week we are going to take a look at keeping the kids amused, camping, …

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Got holiday cover? But have you got the RIGHT holiday cover?

Got holiday cover? But have you got the RIGHT holiday cover? It’s at this time of the year that we get wind of new campaigns from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This year they are highlighting the need for travellers …

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Bag a bargain this summer. Just don’t bag more than you bargained for.

 Bag a bargain this summer. Just don’t bag more than you bargained for. Favourable exchange rates mean that going abroad in 2015 is going to be cheaper than ever. But the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has recently issued some …

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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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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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