Hong Kong Protests – 5 August 2019
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Demonstrations in Hong Kong have been ongoing since June 2019.  From 5 August 2019, these demonstrations have led to flight cancellations and disruption to scheduled transport services. News of disruption … Read More

Cancellation Cover: Do you really need it?
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Most travel insurance policies include Cancellation cover but how do you know if you need it? To decide, it’s important to make sure you understand what the Cancellation section covers and … Read More

Claims Explained: Why is an investigator involved?
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Being told your claim has been referred to an investigator could make you feel a little nervous. If your insurer appoints an investigator to review your claim, does this mean … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Malaria
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Malaria is a serious disease and, in some cases, can prove fatal. The World Health Organisation estimates that in 2017, there were 219 million cases of malaria worldwide.  In that … Read More

Salvage: What is it & how does it affect a claim?
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Salvage is a basic principle of insurance. Salvage simply means that once a claim for a damaged item has been paid, the insurer takes ownership of the item.  The insurer … Read More

Denied Entry: Your rights & responsibilities
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For many people, being denied entry at the Immigration counter is one of their worst travel nightmares. Have you ever thought about what happens if you are denied entry into a … Read More

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

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