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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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Europe’s best Christmas markets

Europe’s best Christmas markets

There’s something special about wrapping up snug and toasting the arrival of Christmas while glugging a warm glass of glühwein. ‘Traditional’ Christmas markets have become incredibly popular in towns and cities across the UK. But for a more authentic experience, …

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Ticket? Money? Passport? What’s your biggest holiday worry?

Ticket? Money? Passport? What’s your biggest holiday worry?

The end of the year is looming. That means thoughts will soon turn to summer 2018. Is it the same for you? What are your plans so far? New research from The Foreign and Commonwealth Office suggests that 72% of …

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Do I have to get the right travel insurance cover?

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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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?