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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!

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. 

As anyone who has visited Thailand will know, scooters are a dangerous way of getting from A to B at the best of times. But when you’ve never even ridden a scooter before? Forget about it...

Am I covered to ride a scooter in Thailand? – Your questions answered

As anyone who has visited Thailand will know, scooters are a dangerous way of getting from A to B at the best of times. But when you’ve never even ridden a scooter before? Forget about it...

5 of the world’s most spectacular wetlands

5 of the world’s most spectacular wetlands

Early February marked World Wetlands Day, a day that recognises the 1971 Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar. Since then governments and local groups have used the date to bring awareness and education to their respective nations …

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Travel insurance: what to do if the Beast from the East affects your flight plans

The now infamous Beast from the East has brought snow, ice and manifest travel disruption to much of the UK. Where do you stand if this monster snap of weather impacts your holiday plans? 

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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How to avoid the most common travel insurance mistakes

How to avoid the most common travel insurance mistakes

Travel insurance is a holiday essential. But there are certain things to be aware of to make sure you avoid the risk of accidentally invalidating your policy while you're away. Here’s how to avoid common travel insurance mistakes and get …

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Has your fear of flying killed your holiday plans?

Are you among the many thousands of people who won’t be jetting off to their dream destinations this summer because of a fear of flying? According to Anxiety UK an estimated 1 in 10 people in the UK are afraid …

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Booking your 2018 holiday? Why you need to book your travel cover too.

It’s that time again! Now that Christmas is over it’s time to turn our thoughts to the year ahead. And that means HOLIDAYS!!! Nowadays we do it on our tablets and laptops instead of wading through piles of brochures. But …

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How much would Santa’s travel insurance cost?

He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. Armed with such celestial powers, Santa presumably has a trick or two up his sleeve for dodging travel troubles. The thing is, travel can be unpredictable - especially when …

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