Getting covered for your holiday is crucial, especially for a trip with sustained physical activity

6 essential dos and don’ts of a cycling holiday

6 essential dos and don’ts of a cycling holiday Has the Tour de France inspired you to pop on your helmet and get pedalling on your next break? Let’s hope so – a cycling holiday is a great way to …

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holiday activities

Here are your top ten favourite holiday activities

You look forward to your holiday for months. But what do you most enjoy doing when you get there? Doggedly protecting your lounger by the pool? Getting out and about? Here’s a little insight to your favourite holiday activities. 

Tips for keeping your possessions safe on holiday (and the items most likely to go missing)

Tips for keeping your possessions safe on holiday (and the items most likely to go missing)

Your blood runs cold. Your heart beats faster. You begin to panic. That moment when you realise one of your possessions has gone missing while on holiday is never pleasant. Here’s how to protect the items that - statistically - …

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Erb's palsy is a birth injury covered by World First insurance that results in damage to an infant's brachial plexus – a system of nerves in the shoulder and upper arm.

You should know about Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week

You should know about Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week Chances are you don’t know about Erb’s palsy. (If you do, you should probably still read this article.) Here to change that and highlight why all expectant parents should be aware is …

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36% of claims related to medical expenses.

What are the most common travel insurance claims?

Think you don’t need travel insurance? Think again. Our recent survey revealed that travel insurance claims are surprisingly common. From poolside slips and sprained wrists to trip cancellation and cash loss, it’s important to have the right travel cover in …

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5 of the world’s finest snorkelling spots

5 of the world’s finest snorkelling spots

Crystal blue waters, fascinating sea life at your fingertips and no need for a gas tank strapped to your back. Snorkelling is one of the simplest yet rewarding ways to enjoy our incredible blue planet’s undersea creatures and plant life. 

Best events around Europe (and beyond) for Easter 2017

Best events around Europe (and beyond) for Easter 2017

There’s more to Easter than chocolate, hot cross buns and more chocolate. Discover the enchantment of centuries-old religious festivals. Get quirky with wonderfully weird Easter events. Or simply jet off to escape the scurrilous foil scrunching of another Easter treasure …

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5 of the best restaurants in Europe for treating Mum

5 of the best restaurants in Europe for treating Mum

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. (26th March to be precise.) If Mum deserves more than tulips and choccies this year - and let’s just fantasise that money isn’t an obstacle - here are five of the most jaw-dropping …

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Not Paris AGAIN!? 5 romantic alternatives for a Valentine’s getaway.

Not Paris AGAIN!? 5 romantic alternatives for a Valentine’s getaway.

Not Paris AGAIN!? 5 romantic alternatives for a Valentine’s getaway. Some say you could never tire of Paris. But when you’ve been whisked away on an all-expenses paid, luxury lovers’ retreat to ‘the world’s most romantic location’ for the umpteenth …

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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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