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Top 3 Snowboard Travel Insurance Providers UK: Winter 2017/2018

It’s that time of year again.  Resorts across Europe and North America are reporting huge dumps of early season snow and posting amazing Insta photos of lucky buggers enjoying first lifts and freshies on opening day; all whilst we’re left hoping against hope that it might actually snow in the UK this winter. You’ve read all the early prediction weather reports and apparently, due to unseasonably low highs in counter-rotational stratospheric isotherms there’s a contra-indication that El Niño temperature fluctuations…

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Top 6 Travel Insurance Providers for Action Sports

This article outlines a basic summary and comparison of 6 travel insurance providers who offer cover for the following action sports: Skateboarding Snowboarding Surfing Scuba Diving Mountain Biking The 6 travel insurance providers are: Dogtag World Nomads Snowcard Lloyds Bank Travel Insurance InsureandGO SportsCover Direct   But why should you trust my opinion?  Well, let me introduce myself, before I gave up the Mon-Fri 9-5 to become a travel blogger I used to work in travel insurance for over…

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Travel Insurance – The LEAST you should know

This post is a quick stop shop to outline what you should know about travel insurance at the VERY LEAST.  The information below is a summarised version of standard insurance processes which often cause customers to complain, but which insurance companies would consider part of regular terms and conditions. Before you travel If you make a medical declaration you will normally pay a slightly higher premium to balance the fact that you have a pre-existing medical condition and are thus…

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Broken in Bansko (Travel Insurance Aspect)

Following on from Broken in Bansko (Bulgaria 2017) What is this post/article? – a recounting of a snowboard holiday in Bulgaria where I broke my collarbone into 3 pieces, and how I dealt with the practical side of seeking medical attention in a foreign country and getting home using my travel insurance. What you’ll need to know to begin with – the About me and Travel Insurance Guru sections of this website will help to give you some context; basically I have 7…

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