According to new research from UK consumer body Which?, customers could benefit from paying for travel cover via their bank account.
Squaremouth said that it has ‘reinvented the claims process’ to ensure that consumers don’t discover, weeks after filing a claim, that the claim wasn’t covered in the first place.
Gocompare.com Travel Insurance has issued five reasons why consumers need specialist cruise insurance, warning that standard travel insurance may not provide adequate cover.
ABTA has found that one-quarter of holidaymakers travelled abroad without insurance last year, representing an increase of three per cent compared to the previous year.
Three million people in the UK didn’t take out any travel insurance for their last holiday, and 49 per cent waited until just two days before their trip to purchase their policy.
Avanti Insurance has named Dementia UK as its 'charity of the year' for 2017.
Travel insurance resource for academic institutions InsureMyTrip for Education has announced a new enhancement to the Academic Explorer Horizon plan.
Hiscox has announced that it is setting up a new European subsidiary in Luxembourg, as part of preparations for business after Brexit.
Insurer XL Catlin has announced that it has introduced an accident and health solution, called Protect and Assist, to the UK market.
GBGI Limited has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Global Benefits Georgia.
A new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), US, has explained how Zika virus entered the US via Florida in 2016, and how it might re-enter the country this year.
Many people make mistakes applying suncream that could compromise their protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays says new research.
A recent study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases found that by 2040, one-third of TB cases in Russia could be drug resistant.
Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have found that 53 per cent of individuals seeking pre-travel consultations at clinics across the country who were eligible to receive the MMR vaccine were not vaccinated during the clinic visit.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a statement on Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
GlobalData has found that the insurance needs of millennials do not fit the standard packaged products currently on the market.
According to the new Global Catastrophe Recap report from Aon Benfield, severe weather remains the biggest driver of global insurance losses in 2017.
The storm that hit Auckland and the Coromandel between 7 and 12 March 2017 – the ‘Tasman Tempest’ – has resulted in insured costs of NZ$41.7 million.
According to a new report from GlobalData, price comparison sites have room for improvement when providing clarity for customers.
According to research by valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, Ping An has overtaken Allianz to become the world’s most valuable insurance brand, with a value of US$16 billion. Ping An reported net profit of $9 billion in 2016, its largest since 2003.
IPMI provider Now Health International recently announced that it would be merging its operations in the Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa regions.
New research by Fletchers Solicitors in the UK has found that nearly one-quarter of Brits fear the doctor’s waiting room.
Healthcare benefits provider Aetna International has launched a redesigned secure member portal.
International SOS has warned that less than one-quarter of organisations have pre-travel health programmes in place, which means employees are being exposed to the risks of malaria.
US global health services organisation Cigna has released its 2017 Cigna 360° Well-being Survey, tracking the health and wellbeing of individuals in 13 markets worldwide.
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ROCK Insurance Group in the UK has appointed Phil Carr as director of sales.
Bupa Global has announced the appointment of Angus Slater to general manager of Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC).
Three new appointments at Cigna strengthen the company's European senior management team.
Arch Insurance Group, a member of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has announced that Greg Johnson joined Arch Insurance in the US as vice-president of business development for travel. Greg brings more than 15 years of travel insurance market development and sales management experience and will report to Linda Fallon, senior vice-president of travel.
Saugata Basu has been appointed as chief underwriting officer at Collinson Group.
New research by flight booking site Kiwi.com has revealed that there is growing discontent among parents regarding term-time holidays.
Twenty-two people are dead and 59 have been injured in a suicide attack that took place at 10:35 p.m. on Monday 22 May in Manchester, England.
According to a new survey by Canada-based RBC Insurance, Canada is a popular holiday destination for Canadians this year.
Jetstar has introduced a fee for parents to bring babies on domestic flights.
According to new research from Columbus Direct, Brits spent an estimated £180 million on necessary entry documentation to popular destinations between October 2015 and September 2016.