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.

Ski jump panorama
04 February 2019

Comparison website GoCompare urges UK citizens planning a winter ski trip not to rely on their European Health Insurance Card to provide them with adequate medical cover.

Danger! an exclamation mark
31 January 2019

Healix International has published a new report identifying some of the major potential security risks faced by travelling employees in 2019.

A magnifying glass
30 January 2019

The travel insurance division of Generali Global Assistance has released its findings on last year’s travel and insurance trends.

Cutting the ribbon
29 January 2019

The International SOS Foundation launched its 2019 Global Duty of Care Awards yesterday.

An online chatbot
25 January 2019

Digital insurer FWD Singapore has created a virtual personal assistant for its travel insurance customers, called Faith.

24 January 2019

A specialist Spanish travel insurer has clicked on to one of its key target markets – by sponsoring the first travel blogger prizes in Spain.

Véhicule de secours
21 January 2019

Yesterday morning, a large fire broke out in the French ski resort of Courchevel, killing two people and injuring another 22.

A British paper plane
21 January 2019

The Association of British Insurers has released comprehensive guidance on the potential implications of a no-deal Brexit on both travel and motor insurance.

Feeling ill on a cruise ship
17 January 2019

Squaremouth has offered some advice for holidaymakers concerned about the potential impact of a norovirus outbreak on their travel plans.

Kenya flag
16 January 2019

A suspected terrorist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday resulted in the deaths of 24 people, at least two of whom have been confirmed as foreign tourists.

11 January 2019

Fewer than one in 10 single-trip travel insurance policies cover winter sports as standard.