How can travel insurers provide the right level of cover in the face of changing customer habits, asks Charlie Campbell, Senior Policy Adviser, Protection, Health and Travel at the Association of British Insurers (ABI)
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With more older travellers seeking adventure ensuring access to appropriate cover is an important aspect of the insurance industry’s role.
With UK tour operator Thomas Cook once again offering holidays to Tunisia, many British tourists will once again be heading off to the country’s sandy beaches and historic sites. What of the guarantees of their safety, though?
Cannabis legalisation raises questions for Canada’s insurers.
Should travel insurers reconsider how they insure holidaymakers taking trips on light aircraft?
On 18 September 2017, the official alert level for Mount Agung, the active volcano that dominates Bali, was raised from ‘normal’ to ‘vigilant’. Now the dust has settled, insurers are reflecting on lessons learned from past events.
Are European and British insurers offering very different travel insurance products when it comes to limits and exclusions on private healthcare?
Regulators in Canada have told local travel insurers to lighten consumers’ burden. What is the situation, and where could it be going?
Whatever actually happened when the IT system that guides British Airways flights around the world crashed at the end of May, and whoever was responsible, the effect on passengers was undeniable – hours spent in airports waiting for flights that never took off, and long delays resulting in cancelled hotel bookings, missed flight connections and ruined trips.
Canada’s travel insurance market is agile and robust, but issues of trust remain. Milan Korcok reports on the latest figures from the Conference Board of Canada.