Welcome to the March 2020 travel insurance update.
After the long winter, Spring finally arrives this month. The weather is warming up and colourful flowers are starting to bloom.
Although next month, April, is usually a pleasant time to travel, you may be considering any plans carefully due to the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Some people with cancer are more at risk of becoming seriously ill if they get…
Welcome to the February 2020 travel insurance update.
The weather may still be chilly and a bit bleak, but Spring is now just around the corner. After the long winter period, you may be hoping to get away and enjoy the first signs of nature awakening.
Next month, March, can be a beautiful time to travel. Flowers come into bloom and colourful festivals take place in some parts of the world. Tourist attractions are usually…
Welcome to the January 2020 travel insurance update.
You may hope to escape the chilly weather by travelling somewhere sunny and bright. Or perhaps you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the winter months and would prefer to visit a snowy landscape?
Next month, February, can be a good time to find cheaper flights and accommodation. There are often less hectic crowds in popular tourist spots. You may wish to get away during…
Welcome to the December 2019 travel insurance update.
After the busy festive season, you may hope to take a relaxing break in the New Year. Cheaper holiday deals are often available later in January. You may wish to travel to a warmer and brighter climate or visit a winter wonderland.
If you hope to get away this January, the discussions on the travel insurance group may give you some valuable recommendations.
Welcome to the November 2019 travel insurance update.
Now that the days are shorter, and temperatures are falling, many of us long for a warmer climate. Next month, December, is a great time for a winter escape. Children are breaking up for the school holidays and Christmas is just around the corner.
You may be looking forward to visiting family or friends abroad over the festive season. Perhaps you would like to explore…
Welcome to the October 2019 travel insurance update.
There is now a chill in the air and winter is fast approaching. Next month, November, is a good time to travel abroad if you are seeking warmer temperatures and some early winter sunshine. As it is the off-peak holiday season, lower fares and hotel prices may be available. You may wish to start your Christmas shopping with a city break or just relax and unwind before…
Welcome to the September 2019 travel insurance update.
As the leaves turn golden brown and the air grows crisper, autumn is a lovely time of year to travel. You may be able to find a cheaper holiday deal and enjoy the milder temperatures and dramatic landscapes of this colourful season. A holiday in October is a great opportunity to visit popular tourist sites at a leisurely pace, with less hectic crowds and shorter…
Welcome to the August 2019 travel insurance update.
The peak holiday season is now almost over, and children are about to go back to school. Next month, September, is the perfect time for a relaxing late summer break. Temperatures can still be pleasantly warm, tourist spots are less crowded, and it is often possible to find cheaper holiday deals.
If you are hoping to get away this September, we hope that the discussions…
Welcome to the July 2019 travel insurance update.
Now that schools have broken up for the summer, it is the peak tourist season. Next month, August, is a time when many of us look forward to relaxing days on the beach, brilliant blue skies and delicious ice-cream!
You may be hoping to get away and enjoy some lovely sunshine, a spot of sightseeing or entertainment for the whole family. If you are planning a holiday, we…
Welcome to the June 2019 travel insurance update.
Next month, schools will be breaking up and it will be time for the summer holidays. Many people will be hoping to get away to sandy beaches, clear skies and warm seas. July is a peak time of year to travel. Europe is bathed in glorious sunshine, cities are bustling with visitors and colourful summer carnivals are in full swing.
If you are planning a holiday, we hope…
Welcome to the May 2019 travel insurance update.
Next month marks the longest day of the year and the first day of summer. Are you planning an early summer break? Perhaps you want to make the most of the cheaper deals and quieter crowds before the peak tourist season? June is a lovely time of year to go on holiday, with glorious sunshine, blue skies and rich vegetation.
We hope that the discussions on the travel insurance…
Welcome to the April 2019 travel insurance update.
Are you planning to get away before the tourist season is at its peak? Next month, May, is a beautiful time of year to travel. The air is still fresh and the sunshine is balmy. Colourful flowers bloom and local markets overflow with delicious produce. Perhaps you are looking forward to a relaxing UK break or a trip further afield?
We hope that the discussions on the…
Welcome to the March 2019 travel insurance update.
Spring is here at last and Easter will soon bring a welcome break. Are you planning a UK trip to make the most of the gentle sunshine, colourful Spring flowers and longer days? Or perhaps you are planning a holiday abroad to escape the April showers, visit the vibrant bulb fields or get away from it all?
We hope that the discussions on the travel insurance group give…
Welcome to the February 2019 travel insurance update.
After months of grey skies and cold temperatures, Spring is at last on the horizon. Are you planning a peaceful break in March to enjoy some beautiful scenery? Maybe you have found a bargain deal before the Easter holidays? Or perhaps you want to get away early to avoid the hotter temperatures of summer?
Welcome to the January 2019 travel insurance update.
With the winter weather is at its bleakest, are you planning a rejuvenating escape somewhere sunny? Maybe you have found an off-peak holiday deal or are seeking to get away with your family during the February half-term? Alternatively, perhaps you are heading off to a romantic destination for Valentine’s Day?
Welcome to the December 2018 travel insurance update.
Now that the festivities are over, many of us need to beat the January blues. Perhaps you are planning a relaxing New Year break to lift your spirits? Do you yearn to escape the cold temperatures and grey skies, and seek out some winter sunshine?
We hope that the discussions on the travel insurance group will give you some valuable recommendations.
Thank you to everyone…
Welcome to the November 2018 travel insurance update. Christmas is now just around the corner and the festive holiday season is fast approaching.
Are you planning a trip abroad to spend some time with family and friends over Christmas? Perhaps you are looking forward to getting away and relaxing on a winter break? Or maybe you intend to swap the chilly British weather for some uplifting sunshine?
We hope that the discussions…
Travel insurance round-up (October 2018)
Welcome to the October 2018 travel insurance update. Last month, I’m pleased to say that many of you were able to book holidays and organise travel insurance at a reasonable price. We hope the discussions over on the travel insurance group gave you some valuable recommendations.
Thank you to those of you who contributed over the group in October. In case you missed anything…
Welcome to the September 2018 travel insurance update. Last month, I’m pleased to say that many of you were able to experience some September sunshine away from home. We hope the discussions over on the travel insurance group gave you some valuable recommendations.
Thank you to those of you who contributed to the group in September. Here are some of the highlights:
Welcome to the August 2018 travel insurance update. The summer holidays have finally come to an end. Who is looking to book in a get-away for the October Half Term? We hope the discussions over on the travel insurance group will give you some valuable recommendations.
In August, the travel insurance group was featured in an online article by The Telegraph. You can read the article ‘Travelling with cancer: how to get…
Can you believe it? It’s August! We’re in peak holiday season.
A warm welcome to those of you who joined the travel insurance group in July and thank you to everyone who has asked a question or contributed to a discussion. Your recommendations have been invaluable.
On the travel insurance group this month:
‘I decided to ring Eurotunnel…
Welcome to the June 2018 travel insurance update. It certainly has been a busy month. We hope the discussions over on the travel insurance group have given you some valuable tips and recommendations. Thank you to those of you who have contributed.
If you missed out, not to worry. We have included a brief summary below.
‘So much more straightforward…
How was your May bank holiday? Torrential rain? Blazing sun? It seems it was a weekend of extremes.
Throughout the month of May Online Community members in the travel insurance group were talking about the difficulties that can come with getting travel insurance when you are living with cancer. Luckily, the success stories outweighed the bad experiences. You can read all about them in the below blog post.
We hope you all got the chance to enjoy some of the April sunshine. It just shows that you don't have to go abroad to enjoy hot weather!
That being said, many Community members in the travel insurance group did get the opportunity to book a holiday, and got the right insurance at the right price. You can read about some of the success stories below.
When you are living with cancer, getting travel insurance can be difficult - even if your cancer treatment was years ago. We want to hear positive stories about travel insurance companies from the people who know best – you.
This blog has now evolved into a new travel insurance discussion group. Please head over to the new group to share your experiences and ask for recommendations.
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