Following days of inactivity over UK, European and Scandinavian airspace, after the eruption of a volcano in Iceland, leaving hundreds of thousands of travellers stranded, travel insurers and airlines were deluged by claims for delays and cancellation of flights and package holidays as a result
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Airline passengers across Scotland and northern England are facing massive disruption, as an ash cloud from a volcanic eruption in Iceland moves towards the UK
On 7 April, the Thai Government declared a state of emergency. As a result, the FCO has updated its advice to people travelling to the area
Following on from the launch of takaful travel insurance policies, the travel insurance industry has shown yet again that it is on the cutting edge of new product development, with the launch of Jedi travel cover
A British man on holiday in Turkey has had his travel insurance claim denied after his travel insurance company said he had provided inaccurate information on his application form
Two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up on the Moscow underground rail system during rush hour on the morning of Monday, 29 March, killing at least 35 people and injuring a further 51
Barack Obama's bitterly fought US healthcare overhaul bill has finally made its difficult path through Congress, bringing with it near-universal coverage to millions of Americans
The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has changed its advice for a certain part of Mexico that has recently experienced an upsurge in the level of drug-related violence.
UK-based travel provider The Thomas Cook Group has bought travel insurance, airport parking and hotels provider Essential Travel for an undisclosed sum.