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Get the right cover! Walking Spain’s most spectacular hike.

How are you with heights? Good? Then you might like to test them on what is often described as Spain’s most spectacular walk, the Cares Gorge in the Picos de Europa, the impressive limestone mountain range that’s close to the …

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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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insurance choice awards

Vote for your favourites for a chance to win £1,000

You’re probably more familiar with the X Factor than the Insurance Choice Awards. Don’t worry. Your say is just as important - and you could bag yourself £1,000 just for voting. Here’s everything you need to know. 

Leiomyosarcoma Cancer

July: Leiomyosarcoma Cancer Awareness Month

Leiomyosarcoma cancer: it’s an uncommon disease. And as such it needs more awareness than ever this July. Here's how we're helping.

8 steps to a stress-free holiday

8 steps to a stress-free holiday

Stress can be serious - impinging hugely on your quality of life. Holidays can be a great antidote to your anxieties. But unless you are prepared, jetting off can sometimes create stress of its own. Well, worry no more. Banish …

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Announcing the results of the World First 2017 Travel Survey!

Announcing the results of the World First 2017 Travel Survey!

Two words: thank you. We had a formidable response to our 2017 travel survey. And now we have totted up the results, we are ready to reveal some fascinating findings on your travel likes, dislikes, desires and habits. Ready? 

Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

When you think luxury travel, what comes to mind? Cruise liners complete with putting green and casino? Waiter-served meals served on crushed velvet green sofas on the Orient Express? Well, how about Concorde? And more importantly, what about Concorde 2.0?

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

Europe’s best family-friendly music festivals for summer 2017

For the young, summer music festivals are mostly about partying all night and overindulgence. That all changes when you have little ones to think about. The good news is that the festival scene is receptive to the needs of the …

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medical travel insurance

The World First customer service rep chasing a PhD in cancer research

It's no secret that we like to think of ourselves as experts in medical travel insurance. Our in-depth medical screening allows us to get a better understanding of our customers’ conditions, so we can provide fairer prices. That’s why we’d …

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World First 2017 Travel

Announcing the winner of the World First 2017 Travel Survey draw!

Party poppers at the ready! Commence the drum roll! It’s time to announce the charmed champion of the World First 2017 Travel Survey competition.