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.

Young insured Spanish couple on their travels.
01 July 2019

However, three destination countries have seen a 100-per-cent-plus increase in the number of Spaniards taking out travel insurance this peak summer holiday season.

physical injury
28 June 2019

A new travel insurance survey conducted by Forum Research for has revealed that many Canadians have misconceptions over travel and medical insurance, and that over one-quarter do not purchase travel insurance for themselves when taking a trip.

Map of Tunisia
28 June 2019

Suicide bombings in Tunisia have killed one police officer and left eight other people wounded.

Corridor at Stansted Airport
27 June 2019

Due to a security threat, an Air India passenger plane has made an emergency landing at Stansted Airport in London, UK.

Australian travellers, hopefully insured.
24 June 2019

According to new research from, almost one in two Australian travellers do not know which pre-existing conditions they should declare when purchasing travel insurance.

unpaid bill
20 June 2019

Large numbers of uninsured travellers are entering Japan and leaving behind unpaid medical bills that put great strain on the country's hospital budgets.

shocked holidaymaker
19 June 2019

British holidaymakers are collectively overpaying for travel insurance by about £630 million.

Hong Kong bay conference insurance travel
17 June 2019

From 17-19 June at the Kowloon Shangri-la hotel in Hong Kong, ITIC, the world’s leading international travel and health insurance conference series, is holding its 11th annual ITIC APAC event.


Global - Speaker Announcement
11 June 2019

We are pleased to announce that the first wave of speakers are now confirmed for the 27th annual ITIC Global, which will be taking place in Malta this October.


A stressed out man in a waiting room.
10 June 2019

Eighty-four per cent of male expatriates have needed to seek medical help while living abroad, according to AXA Global Healthcare - and 72 per cent have concerns about local healthcare standards.

Arrows rising upwards
07 June 2019

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed some interesting figures regarding medical claims on travel insurance.