Contagious Diseases Series: Dengue Fever
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Dengue Fever is a viral illness which is common in tropical areas. Symptoms of Dengue Fever can range in severity with a mild case feeling like a dose of the … Read More

Overseas Hospital Tips
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Ending up is hospital isn’t ideal when holidaying overseas. But it can happen and a little advance preparation can help – just in case your trip does involve an impromptu … Read More

Pregnancy: Is it covered by travel insurance?
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Pregnancy is an exciting time in a couple’s life and it heralds massive lifestyle changes ahead. For some couples, pregnancy leads to thoughts of a babymoon – a sneaky trip … Read More

Solo Travel: Staying Safe on Your Own
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Solo travel – the very idea strikes fear in some and exhilaration in others. There is no doubt that solo travel is an increasing trend – some people just prefer … Read More

Contribution: is having two policies a problem?
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Have you heard the term “Contribution”?  If not, you’re not alone. Sometimes, there are two policies in force which cover the same trip. This could be because you purchased your … Read More

Drink Spiking: Protect Yourself while Travelling
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Going on holiday usually involves relaxation and letting our hair down.  For some of us, this includes hitting the nightspots or jumping on the party circuit. Having a few drinks … Read More

Travel Insurance Fraud – is it really a crime?
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Do you know someone who has done it?  Maybe you’ve been tempted yourself. Is it really fraud if you’re only inflating the value of a lost item by a few … Read More

Hotel, Hostel or B&B? What sort of traveller are you?
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The type of accommodation you choose really depends on the style of holiday you are looking to take. If you are a very laid back, book-as-you-go kind of person, a … Read More

Travelling with Medication and Medical Devices – what you need to know
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Do you take prescription medication, supplements or vitamins?  Do you need to use medical devices such as needles, syringes or health monitoring machines? If you are planning to travel overseas, … Read More

Hostel Theft Risk: Keeping your belongings safe
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For some, staying in a hostel is the only way to go.  For others, it is a necessity particularly when it comes to stretching the travel budget. Whatever your reason … Read More

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