Travel Insurance

Travel insurance

Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.

19 September 2017

New research has found that nearly 70 per cent of UK travellers believe that their insurance should cover the cost of rebooking a cancelled flight, plus the cost of all connected travel and accommodation.

14 September 2017

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has called the travel cover offered by banks and financial institutions to customers for free a ‘Mickey Mouse product’.

13 September 2017

A third of UK travellers believe that they do not need to purchase travel insurance, especially when visiting other European countries, according to 

11 September 2017

Consumers buy their policies by looking at price alone, new research from insurance ratings site has found.

07 September 2017

The Association of Travel Insurance Intermediaries (ATII) in the UK has announced that it will be hosting its annual Cocktail Party on Thursday 12 October

06 September 2017

Travel claims and assistance company CEGA has launched a new campaign advising UK gap year travellers to take out travel insurance.

05 September 2017

New research from over-50s specialist insurer Staysure analyses the holiday and insurance habits of those in their 70s.

04 September 2017

At a press conference with Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the European Union (EU), and UK Brexit secretary David Davis, both men talked about the progress that has been made surrounding the issue of citizens’ rights, with reference to the future validity of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

31 August 2017

AllClear, a UK-based specialist medical travel insurance provider, has compiled data on the most common claims and their costs, finding that the most common claims relate to medical expenses – which typically cost twice that of cancellation

31 August 2017

Employee assistance programmes (EAPs) are an important driver of workplace wellness strategies – but employers and providers need to rethink how they message and communicate them, according to MetLife Employee Benefits

31 August 2017

A survey by Australian travel insurer SureSave has found that three-quarters of Australians view travel agents as a trusted source of travel and safety advice – an increase on the 57 per cent that thought the same in 2012