covered2go logo

Open: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-1pm
enquiries@covered2go.co.uk

Follow Us...


15% Discount
When You Buy Online

The Covered2go Blog


Thai New Year Songkran 2017

Thai New Year Songkran 2017

Are you ready for the New Year? It’s time to celebrate!
 
Ok, maybe it isn’t December 31st and you’re ready to party, at least ...
Read More
UK Flight Ban On Electronic Devices

UK Flight Ban On Electronic Devices

In recent news, you might have heard that the USA have recently banned carry-on electronic devices when flying from several airports, all of which have potential terrorist and security threats. Well, the UK has jumped on board with this and also will not allo...
Read More
6 Thai Classics To Cook At Home

6 Thai Classics To Cook At Home

If you love travel you probably love the food you have the change to eat and experiment along the way. We’ve talked about food recently but one place that has amazing food is Thailand. With tourism due to reach 34million people in Thailand in 2017, ther...
Read More
7 Reasons To Ban Shark Finning

7 Reasons To Ban Shark Finning

Sharks have been extensively studied in recent years, and it turns out that they aren’t as big, bad and scary after all. They are apex predators but have no real want for humans, and often mistake us for other animals. You can scuba dive with all ranges...
Read More
8 Best Places to Visit in Scotland

8 Best Places to Visit in Scotland

If you’re a bit of an adventurer geek, one who loves the rugged mountains, empty roads and endless possibilities, we’re fortunate enough to have plenty on offer. New Zealand, Nepal, Iceland, and Chile – all these countries have great, otherw...
Read More
20 Hiking Trails Around the World

20 Hiking Trails Around the World

There’s no better way than getting to know a place than to trek, hike and walk yourself around. You alert all of your senses, you see, hear, feel and smell the surroundings, and at the same time you’re pushing yourself to something worthy, towards...
Read More
Last Minute Easter Breaks

Last Minute Easter Breaks

Nearly 4 months into 2017 and we’re ready to see brighter times in our lives. The winter coats have came off, and we’re getting the odd day where we can enjoy a drop of sunshine. It’s almost Easter and that is the perfect time to take a quic...
Read More
10 Reasons Why Holidays To Portugal Are A Must

10 Reasons Why Holidays To Portugal Are A Must

When it comes to travel destinations around the world, each year we tend to discover a new country which pops up from over the horizon. Whether a destination has become affordable to visit, the tourism is in check or even if it’s now just safe to travel...
Read More
5 Ways To Keep Fit On The Road

5 Ways To Keep Fit On The Road

For most of us, we like to indulge when we are on the road. Who can blame us? We’re away to relax and enjoy on our well deserved break. We can definitely let loose a little, with maybe too many burgers or beers hitting the gut fairly quickly. Well, that...
Read More
7 Amazing Couples Holiday Destinations

7 Amazing Couples Holiday Destinations

According to recent research, only 38% of Brits actually look for a beach holiday as their preferred holiday type during 2016. In the past, especially couple’s searching for holidays, the beach is all we really looked for. Well, gone are them days. With...
Read More
7 Real HOTspots this March

7 Real HOTspots this March

The winter is over! It’s time to put a spring in your step. Hooray to seeing the back of frosty, grumpy days in the UK for 6 months or so. It’s springtime and March is a great month to begin your travel experiences for the year. Although summer is...
Read More
Favourite Food Destinations – Q&A with our travel expert Tommy Walker

Favourite Food Destinations – Q&A with our travel expert Tommy Walker

Some things in life are important, such as food! Nowadays more and more of us have the luxury to choose what we eat. Eating is as important. Just like taking out travel insurance is. But as far as food goes, year upon year we are seeing new exotic and variety...
Read More
January 2017 Prize Draw Winner Is…

January 2017 Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our January  prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More
Covered2go Needs Your Vote – Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Covered2go Needs Your Vote – Moneywise Customer Service Awards

In 2016, Covered2go was, once again, awarded a 'Best Rate' travel insurance provider status by Which?.
 
This year, we would be delighted ...
Read More
Key Travel Trends of 2017

Key Travel Trends of 2017

We could have included this years key trends on our last article, regarding destinations to watch but we know you are...
Read More
7 Destinations to Watch in 2017

7 Destinations to Watch in 2017

We think anytime of the year is a great time to travel, it’s always 5pm somewhere and its always sunny somewhere too. Whenever you decide to book your holidays for 2017, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the list we have for you.
...
Read More
Travel Vaccinations You May Need

Travel Vaccinations You May Need

Typically if we travel in and around Europe to some of our favourite destinations, we don’t tend to need to worry about health dramas too much. However, if you’re getting itchy feet to travel afar and away to some of the more exotic destinations i...
Read More
Travel Visas Outside of Europe

Travel Visas Outside of Europe

As of now, visiting Europe isn’t much of a problem if you’re a UK Resident. We can just arrive at the boarder and quickly pass through with our passport. That allows us to travel to several destinations on our doorstep that is one thing less for u...
Read More
Spanish Phrases Lesson 1

Spanish Phrases Lesson 1

Wherever you go in the world, everyone knows the English language. Whether its just a tiny bit or a second language, speaking English is a blessing. We don’t have to learn other languages like some countries do, and in all honesty that means we have it ...
Read More
7 Valentines Day Getaways in Europe

7 Valentines Day Getaways in Europe

It is February already and we are on with a new year in 2017. A new year means a whole lot of new travel plans. Now, whether you’re a fan of Valentines Day or not, isn’t it a perfect excuse to go somewhere to celebrate it? I mean, any excuse is...
Read More
December 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

December 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our December prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More
FCO’s #SkiSafe Campaign – Part 2

FCO’s #SkiSafe Campaign – Part 2

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have partnered with five-time Olympic skier Graham Bell to urge winter sports enthusiasts to stay safe on and off piste.
Welcome To The Jungle: 7 Jungle Covered Continents and Countries To Visit

Welcome To The Jungle: 7 Jungle Covered Continents and Countries To Visit

There’s no better place to connect with nature than being in the heart of a Jungle. In the UK we are blessed with rugged and frosty forests but sadly we don’t have the climate for any pockets of jungle. I guess when we think of anything jungle-lik...
Read More
15 Travel Hacks To Remember For A Better Journey

15 Travel Hacks To Remember For A Better Journey

As you’re looking at some of the incredible images we publish with the blog, or perhaps you’re reading a travel magazine or scouring through social media, it’s easy to think that travel is easy. Them images of coconuts by the ocean, or that ...
Read More
7 Reasons To Visit Cambodia

7 Reasons To Visit Cambodia

The world has become an interconnected place, fast. Rather than visit the same country year after year, we are being exposed to the possibilities to visit a vast amount of different countries. In Southeast Asia, Thailand is certainly #1. The country has grown...
Read More
10 Reasons Argentina Should Be On Your Bucket List

10 Reasons Argentina Should Be On Your Bucket List

Having the British passport gets us to many places in the world. We don’t have many problems getting into countries and right now at least, it’s one of the strongest passports to have. After Brexit, we know in the future that may change of course,...
Read More
Great British Hikes To Conquer in 2017

Great British Hikes To Conquer in 2017

With 2017 now underway it’s time to look forward to the New Year. 2016 has been a bit of a crazy-drawn out one, but New Year and new activities is what we are keen to hear about! We’ve discussed Read More
November 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

November 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our November prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

Visiting Vietnam in 2017

Visiting Vietnam in 2017

When it comes to visiting a country in Southeast Asia, we can confidently say Thailand is first on most people’s lists. The popularity of the land of smiles has soared over the years and we all love visiting there. However, Southeast Asia is gifted with...
Read More
10 Excellent Ways To Help You Save For Travelling

10 Excellent Ways To Help You Save For Travelling

One can wonder how people can afford to travel so long or so frequently. I mean, especially if you don’t travel much and you’re just getting by to live 365 days a year. It can be confusing. Are they secretly rich? Are there family paying for it? W...
Read More
Why Southeast Asia Should Be Your First Backpacking Trip

Why Southeast Asia Should Be Your First Backpacking Trip

Backpacking is becoming more and more of a thing nowadays. The world is becoming smaller, as we are more interconnected than ever with social media, cheap flights and a continuous lust for something new. It maybe something of a choice to make where you want t...
Read More
Travel Flight Hacks To Remember

Travel Flight Hacks To Remember

When we book up to venture to destinations new, it’s easy to get caught up in it all. The lure of the place you’ve chosen, whether it is heavily filtered Instagram photos or a simple brochure can make us forget about the actual procedures and proc...
Read More
20 Travel New Year Resolutions To Consider

20 Travel New Year Resolutions To Consider

2016 is nearly over, but don’t you think this year has seemed like forever? Normally we are sat here thinking “Where did the time go?”  This year we’ve encountered Brexit, Trump, Euro 2016 and not to mention the loss of superstars...
Read More
12 Ways To Do Your Bit

12 Ways To Do Your Bit

We are pushing our world to its limits. With climate change upon us, a population way over what it should be and fossil fuels being taking advantage of unnecessarily, responsible tourism are vital. The world is getting an easier place to live in. We can trave...
Read More
7 Reasons To Visit Lapland At Least Once

7 Reasons To Visit Lapland At Least Once

Finland might not be a number one travel destination, but when it comes to Christmas time, there probably isn’t many better destinations in the world. That of course, depends if you like the like the fairy-tale and magical conception of a white Christma...
Read More
10 Christmas Markets To Visit In The UK

10 Christmas Markets To Visit In The UK

Christmas is our favourite time of the year and it is right around the corner. The weathers are extra chilly, the nights are dark and the fires are on. There is something about this time of the year that makes things a little cosy and exciting at the same tim...
Read More
FCO’s #SkiSafe Campaign 

FCO’s #SkiSafe Campaign 

A third of British travellers fail to check if they have appropriate cover before heading off on a winter sports break.
 
The Foreign and Commonwealth ...
Read More
Covered2go’s Travel Photo Competition

Covered2go’s Travel Photo Competition

Our holiday photo competition has been one of our most popular and best competitions yet! Over the past week we’ve had over 250 entries, meaning it’s been very difficult for our judges to select just one winner. So we’d like to say a big congr...

Read More
Why You Should Consider Visiting Peru

Why You Should Consider Visiting Peru

Even if you don’t know much about South America or it still seems a complete world away from you ever visiting, Peru is a country we can all grab that connection with the Latin continent. Even the word itself, Peru has a sound and spelling of a far-gone...
Read More
Why We Love New Zealand

Why We Love New Zealand

As far as travel trends are concerned, seeking warm places to visit, whether for a holiday or to emigrate is more and more becoming a priority. It is nothing new, we just want warm weather. The sun brings a relaxation to what can be a busy, full on and cold e...
Read More
Facebook Competition November 2016

Facebook Competition November 2016

Enter our Competition via our Facebook page.
Covered2go is running a Travel Photo Competiti...
Read More
Your Quick Guide to Skiing in the USA This Winter

Your Quick Guide to Skiing in the USA This Winter

Snow can mean so much more than building snowmen and having snowball fights. Well, in other countries anyway. Apart from that, you don’t always have to be miserable when the weathers cold, you should take advantage of the Baltic days and make them fun! ...
Read More
October 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

October 2016 Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our August prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More
City Breaks in 2017: Our Top Picks

City Breaks in 2017: Our Top Picks

With 2017 right around the corner, it won’t be long before many of us are heading off on our first break of the year. Whether you are taking a long weekend in Europe or planning on visiting whilst you’re already in a country it can be difficult to...
Read More
10 Warm Destinations To Visit Over Christmas

10 Warm Destinations To Visit Over Christmas

It is that time of the year again where everyone is winding down to the Christmas holidays. You’re probably feeling this has been a long year, as 2016 has been an eventful one to say the least.
 
Read More
Lesser-Known Destinations For The Bucket List

Lesser-Known Destinations For The Bucket List

Nowadays everyone seems to want to do everything. With the introduction of social media, we are seeing the world from our smart phones, tablets and laptops making us dream to do more. We add and add the things we want to do, whether they are pipe dreams or re...
Read More
How To Travel On A Budget

How To Travel On A Budget

We all love a good deal. Two for one, slashed prices and making our money go far. It’s a good feeling to get what your moneys worth; it almost is a sense of achievement. Well have you ever travelled on a budget?
 
...
Read More
Travel Insurance to New York

Travel Insurance to New York

The healthcare provided in Amercia is generally of a very high standard, however the costs are notoriously high. According to the FCO website, the cost of a stomach bug being t...
Read More
Fireworks: Home or Away?

Fireworks: Home or Away?

“Remember, remember the 5th of November” my grandma would always tell me and for 29 years its stuck in my head. Just like you, the 5th of November is a time we all come together and at celebrate a little bit. Had it ...
Read More
How to Get the Most Out of Your Cruise Holiday

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cruise Holiday

Cruise holidays are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. They offer holiday makers the chance to explore multiple countries in a matter of days and passe...
Read More
Best Places for Halloween

Best Places for Halloween

We are now into autumn, the summer is long gone and we are past the middle of October. Where has the time gone? Well, before you think Christmas we have a couple of other things to think about and one of them is Halloween. A day of trick-or-treats, scary cost...
Read More
Stunning European Golf Destinations

Stunning European Golf Destinations

The Ryder Cup finished a couple of weeks ago and with the British Masters having just come to an end, we can’t blame you for wanting a game of Golf. When were the last time you decided to be a bit selfish and go for an all-out Golf holiday? It’s a...
Read More
7 Top Hiking Tracks in the USA

7 Top Hiking Tracks in the USA

As far as the United States go well all know its one heck of a country. I mean this place is so big its like two continents on its own. Lots of the States themselves should be different countries because of the vast diversity the whole of the USA covers. Not ...
Read More
Keep following in the footsteps of Attenborough Series II

Keep following in the footsteps of Attenborough Series II

Here we are again with Britain’s most famous naturalist with arguably the world’s best job; we just can’t get enough of Sir David Attenborough. In the last article we touched on some of his more famous encounters with the world’s wildl...
Read More
Yoga Retreats South East Asia

Yoga Retreats South East Asia

Yoga seems to be the remedy for everyone nowadays. Whether it’s a stressful day at work, wanting a workout or just even wanting to feel good, for one to close their eyes and bend mercifully is certainly becoming a trend. Gone are the days those yogis we...
Read More
Hotspots in India You May Want to Visit

Hotspots in India You May Want to Visit

As it's 2016 the world is becoming ever smaller. Now are the days that most countries travel freely between one another and for decade’s different religions and cultures have been residing across many parts of the world. In the UK it’s fair to...
Read More
Facebook Competition – October 2016

Facebook Competition – October 2016

Enter our Competition via our Facebook page.

To celebrate our 1000th Review on Trust Pilot, we are giving our...

Read More
Your Alternative Annual Spain Holiday

Your Alternative Annual Spain Holiday

Imagine it’s cold outside, it’s fairly overcast, you’re stuck at the office and all you’re thinking about is summer. Beach, bars and bikini’s, right? Well, as many of us Brits do, when we think summer we think SPAIN. It doesn&rsq...
Read More
Thailand in Mourning: What You Need To Know

Thailand in Mourning: What You Need To Know

Unless you have been living under a rock you may have heard that the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej has tragically passed away at the age of 88. He was the world’s longest serving Monarch having taken the throne at just 18 years old. The country i...
Read More
Working Holidays

Working Holidays

Everyone seems to be travelling nowadays. Whether it’s a city break away, a 3-week holiday in the USA or backpacking around Thailand – everyone is at it. But what if you were eligible to work legally whilst on the road too? Well, in case you didn&...
Read More
Why You Should Visit Australia At Least Once In Your Lifetime

Why You Should Visit Australia At Least Once In Your Lifetime

Australia, the land down under, full of kangaroos, hot weather and shrimps on the BBQ, right? Well, close but it’s safe to say that Australia is a country well thought of by pretty much everyone. Middlesbrough-born legend, Captain Cook was the first pio...
Read More
1000 Reviews on Trust Pilot!

1000 Reviews on Trust Pilot!

Last week we reached a massive milestone in our collection of customer feedback.
 
We have now collected over 1,000 customer reviews on Tru...
Read More
Your Quick Guide To Skiing in Europe This Winter

Your Quick Guide To Skiing in Europe This Winter

It’s the middle of September and the summer months have pretty much ended. Everyone’s back in the swing of things like being back at work and school, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have anything to look forward to.
...
Read More
Road Trip USA

Road Trip USA

There are many ways to travel to a new country. We can budget travel by backpacking, we can live the life by going luxury or we can go all inclusive so there is no hassle. But sometimes, why not do a little bit of them all? A road trip perfectly signifies the...
Read More
August’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

August’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our August prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

Top 10 Great Bakes From Around The World

Top 10 Great Bakes From Around The World

The Great British Bake Off is here! What a time to be alive and what a show to watch on the TV as the summer draws to a close. It gets us on the edge of our seats and so hungry our mouths water uncontrollably. Whether you’re a chocolate fan, a lemon lov...
Read More
2 Weeks In France – Travel Tips and Things To Do

2 Weeks In France – Travel Tips and Things To Do

France is always a good choice when picking your holiday destination. Especially for us Brits, being so close by, better weather and it’s a little bit cheaper to do so too. A popular destination for a variety of British travellers, France is easy to arr...
Read More
Jamaica or Tobago?

Jamaica or Tobago?

The summer may nearly be over but its never too early to start thinking about your next hot and exotic destination. The summer was alright in the UK; we had a couple of scorchers but the rest of the summer was a typical British summer, hit and miss.
Read More
Following In The Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough: Part 1

Following In The Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough: Part 1

Everyone knows Sir David Attenborough, the man with arguably the best job in the world. The now 90-year-old has had an amazing career as a broadcaster and naturalist, taking him to many places we could only dream of. Well, with travel becoming more accessible...
Read More
Top Tips for Renting a Car Abroad

Top Tips for Renting a Car Abroad

Renting a car while abroad gives you the freedom to explore your destination at leisure. If you want to get off the beaten track, experience the best your chosen location has to offer, and avoid having to plan your days around the local bus timetable, then yo...
Read More
Scuba Diving – Life, Zen and a New World

Scuba Diving – Life, Zen and a New World

The ocean covers over 70% of the earth, but it is only in recent years we are learning more and more about it. We are taking measures to protect it, to study it and to ensure its survival. If you’re a Netflix fan you may have seen Mission Blue. The...
Read More
12 Reasons You Should Travel to Cuba Now

12 Reasons You Should Travel to Cuba Now

If you hadn’t noticed, Cuba is much talked about at the moment within the travel industry. Ever since the US were granted entry to visit Cuba after their ban on visiting the country, the whispers are circulating of how long the ‘real&rsqu...
Read More
Why You Should Visit Cancun (It’s Not Just For Americans)

Why You Should Visit Cancun (It’s Not Just For Americans)

Cancun is often referred to the USA’s Spring Break vacation. For them its cheaper, more exotic and well a tiny bit away from their own normalities of life. A popular place for the Yanks, it’s not just them who can love this place for what it is.
Read More
July’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

July’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our July prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

10 Reasons Why Staying in Thailand Is Amazing

10 Reasons Why Staying in Thailand Is Amazing

We all dream about travelling and staying in a place that has sunny weather and has the facilities from home. Well, apart from maybe Gregg’s pasties or your mum’s best bacon butty, Thailand comes close to fulfilling that dream destination, despite...
Read More
10 Things To Do in Rio Other Than The Olympics

10 Things To Do in Rio Other Than The Olympics

Rio de Janeiro has been a popular place for sports events of late. 2 years ago, the FIFA World Cup 2014 took place here with thousands of fans from all over the world flocking to enjoy the world’s most popular sport. Now, the world’s oldest i...
Read More
15 Things You May Want To Be Covered For Whilst Backpacking

15 Things You May Want To Be Covered For Whilst Backpacking

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and go travelling. You know that this isn’t like a normal holiday with your friends or family, you’ll be going from place to place, probably living out of a backpack, on a budget through uncharted t...

Read More
Zika Virus Directive

Zika Virus Directive

Following on from our previous directive in regards to the outbreak of the Zika Virus in South America, we are issuing this update following confirmation this has now spread to Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Read More

June’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

June’s Prize Draw Winner Is…

Our June prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

Directive regarding Ansbach Bombing Attack

Directive regarding Ansbach Bombing Attack

Following the bombing in Ansbach, Germany on Sunday 24th July we would like to extend our sympathies to those affected.

The current FCO advice on this matter can be found ...
Read More
Directive regarding the Shootings in Munich, Germany

Directive regarding the Shootings in Munich, Germany

Following the shootings in Munich on Friday 22nd July, we would like to extend our sympathies to those affected.
 
The current FCO advice on this matter ca...
Read More
Top 10 Places to Visit in Italy

Top 10 Places to Visit in Italy

Italy is the boot-shaped country in Southern Europe and is one of the world's most popular destinations to travel for a number of reasons, its artistic treasures, fashion scene, beautiful landscapes, passionate people and first-class cuisine. The country ...
Read More
Facebook Competition – July 2016

Facebook Competition – July 2016

Enter our Competition via our Facebook page.

Covered2go is running a competition to find out your...

Read More
Top 10 Caribbean Island Destinations

Top 10 Caribbean Island Destinations

The Caribbean is one of the most popular choices for holidays with tourists travelling from all over the world, no doubt due to its stunning turquoise waters and white-sandy beaches. Many holidaymakers, however, do find it difficult decidi...
Read More
Five Easy Steps to Finding Affordable Travel Insurance

Five Easy Steps to Finding Affordable Travel Insurance

Here are five easy steps to help you find affordable travel insurance. Which? research has found that many budget travel insurance companies fail to cover the average holidaymaker for making a claim on their policy. They have researched and compa...

Read More
May’s Prize Draw Winner is…

May’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our May prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

Facebook Competition – May 2016

Facebook Competition – May 2016

Enter our Competition via our Facebook page.

Covered2go is running a competition to find out whic...

Read More
Research finds millennials most likely to travel uninsured

Research finds millennials most likely to travel uninsured

New research from Abta has found that millennials are most likely to travel uninsured and are putting themselves at risk of large medical bills. 
In the past 12 months,&nbs...
Read More
Top 5 Greek Islands

Top 5 Greek Islands

Summer has arrived, so our attention has turned to Greece and we have found the top 5 Greek islands to visit. With its turquoise waters, white-washed houses, romantic sunsets, Mediterranean flavours and mythological references, these top 5 Greek islan...

Read More
April’s Prize Draw Winner is…

April’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our April Prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our  Read More

How To Make Your Airport Experience Less Stressful [Infographic]

How To Make Your Airport Experience Less Stressful [Infographic]

 

 

It's pretty fair for us to say, that everyone finds that the most stressful part of any holiday, is the time you spend in the airport. Use these top tips to negate the hassle and make for an airport exper...

Read More
Top Travel Insurance Need-to-knows

Top Travel Insurance Need-to-knows

 

 

Travel insurance is there to cover the cost for unforeseen circumstances on holiday, such as illness and injury or theft of your personal possessions. It will also cover you if you have to cancel your trip, or n...
Read More
Our April Facebook Competition Winner is…

Our April Facebook Competition Winner is…

Our latest Facebook competition was to find out where our fans' favourite destinations were and why! All you had to do was fill in the blanks on our Facebook post...

 

Read More

Facebook Competition – April 2016

Facebook Competition – April 2016

Enter our Competition via our Facebook page.

Covered2go is running a competition to find out which des...

Read More
Tourism Tax: Europe’s Top Destinations Target Tourists

Tourism Tax: Europe’s Top Destinations Target Tourists

 

 

A new "eco-tax" is now being introduced in the Balearic Islands, which will increase the cost of an average family holiday by up to £44 a week. 

Read More

Where’s hot in June?

Where’s hot in June?

 

 

Ready for some blue skies and sun this June? If you're looking to get away outside of the school holidays and get a head start on your summer tan, then you need to know exactly where's hot in June. We have found the...

Read More
Top Things to See & Do in Rio de Janeiro

Top Things to See & Do in Rio de Janeiro

 

 

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil and the third largest in Latin America. From the world-famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, to the great summits of Corcovado (who can forget the Christ the...

Read More
February’s Prize Draw Winner is…

February’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our February Prize Draw offered our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our Read More

European City Breaks for August Bank Holiday Weekend

European City Breaks for August Bank Holiday Weekend

Didn’t get the chance to book that weekend away at Easter? Don’t panic, there’s another Bank Holiday just around the corner! August Bank Holidays are perfect for short breaks to Europe. Being given the Monday off transforms the weekend from a ...

Read More
Brussels Zaventum Airport and Metro line Directive

Brussels Zaventum Airport and Metro line Directive

Following the recent explosions at the Brussels Zaventum Airport, and the Brussels metro line, we would like to extend our sympathies to those affected.

The current FCO advice on this ma...

Read More
Top 10 Easter Holiday Destinations

Top 10 Easter Holiday Destinations

 

 

Having trouble deciding where to go? Not to worry, we've found the ultimate top 10 most popular Easter holiday destinations to go to this year.

Read More

Where to Holiday in March

Where to Holiday in March

 

 

1) The Gambia 

The West coast of Africa brings you The Gambi...

Read More
Travel Trends 2016

Travel Trends 2016

 

 

New research from the UK’s Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance and the latest Read More

Top 5 Events Happening in Barcelona in 2016

Top 5 Events Happening in Barcelona in 2016

 

 

Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain, it is a vibrant seaside city rich with culture. Throughout the year there are many festivals and events which attract visitors from every corner of the wor...

Read More
Our Facebook Competition Winner Is…

Our Facebook Competition Winner Is…

Our latest Facebook campaign was a competition to get more fans! All you had to do was Like our Facebook page and share the competition post to be in with a chance of winning a £60 Amazon Voucher! We...

Read More
Tips You Need to Know Before Your First Cruise

Tips You Need to Know Before Your First Cruise

Finally booked your first cruise holiday? This time of year is great to get going with some cracking holiday deals available for ships setting sail worldwide. Cruise holidays are totally different to beach holidays, so check out these top tips from some of th...
Read More
The Importance of Cruise Travel Insurance

The Importance of Cruise Travel Insurance

 

 

When something goes wrong during your cruise, your holiday can be ruined instantly. Whether that’s due to an outbreak of norovirus, a hurricane in the Caribbean or your luggage going missing, protecting your trip with...

Read More
Top Holiday Destinations for Over 50s

Top Holiday Destinations for Over 50s

There’s a growing number of over 50s who are jetting off to far-flung destinations, away from Britain’s miserable weather to stunning shores across the globe. 
 
December’s Prize Draw Winner is…

December’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our December Prize Draw was Christmas competition offering our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our Read More

It’s Not Too Late to go to Lapland!

It’s Not Too Late to go to Lapland!

 

 

When we think of Lapland the immediate thing that springs to mind is Santa and sleigh bells! Well we are already into the first week of the New Year and for many of us it is time to focus back on work, fitness and diets and...

Read More
Aruba Travel Guide – The Caribbean Island to Visit in 2016

Aruba Travel Guide – The Caribbean Island to Visit in 2016

 

 

Aruba is fast becoming the ‘go to’ island of the Caribbean, with visitor numbers increasing dramatically. The island saw an increase of 16.2% in the first half of 2015, making it the Caribbe...

Read More
November’s Prize Draw Winner is…

November’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our November Prize Draw competition involved offering our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our Read More

Winter Sports Travel Insurance Tips for Families

Winter Sports Travel Insurance Tips for Families

Skiing holidays are a big decision when booking, especially for families. It’s necessary to do your research to make sure the ski resort is the right one for you and the kids. Key factors such as, knowing how far away your accommodation is from the ski li...

Read More
Malaga – The Hot Holiday Destination of 2015

Malaga – The Hot Holiday Destination of 2015

Malaga, Spain is the ideal hot spot for enjoying some of life's simple pleasures. Spend some time enjoying freshly caught sardines by the sea, and relaxing on its beaches. This sounds like a perfect combination for a chilled time away. But, M...

Read More
October’s Prize Draw Winner is…

October’s Prize Draw Winner is…

Our October Prize Draw was our first competition offering our customers the chance to win a £15 Amazon Voucher! All you had to do to enter was leave us an honest review of our products and services on our Read More

Live Like a Local on Holiday

Live Like a Local on Holiday

Once upon a time, the point of going on holiday was to be fed, pampered and moved to a sunny destination to escape from the pressures of work and life at home. But, as we learn and become more educated about the countries we visit, we want more ‘experienc...

Read More
The Best Destinations to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

The Best Destinations to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve is fast approaching so if you're yet to book anything, we have found the best destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve from around the world.

 

Read More
Our Facebook Competition Winner Is…

Our Facebook Competition Winner Is…

Our latest Facebook campaign was a competition for Likes! All you had to do was Like our Facebook page and share the competition post to be in with a chance of winning a £30 Amazon Voucher. We thought an ...

Read More
Gap Year Insurance Made Simple

Gap Year Insurance Made Simple

If you’ve got your heart set on a year out abroad, perhaps between studies or before you start full-time work, or maybe even to take a career break, it is important to take out gap year insurance before you jet off.

Read More

The Best Dive Sites for Beginners

The Best Dive Sites for Beginners

Been dreaming of learning to scuba dive for a while now? We think it’s time you book that trip so here’s the best dive sites from around the world. These destinations are great for advanced divers and are fantastic for beginners.

Read More
Top 5 Winter Sun Destinations

Top 5 Winter Sun Destinations

We are starting to feel the cold a little more as we get closer to Christmas, so we thought we would bring some sunshine into your lives with our top 5 winter sun destinations. 

 

Read More

What Should I Do If My Passport Is Stolen?

What Should I Do If My Passport Is Stolen?

1. Report the incident

Ensure you report the incident with 24 hours to the relevant authorities straight away i.e. to the local police. Your airline, hotel ...

Read More
Prague – not just a Christmas Market destination

Prague – not just a Christmas Market destination

Flying with jet2.com was literally a breeze!  At Manchester airport a large designated check-in area awaits you with plenty of friendly staff around to point you in the right direction.

Read More
Northern Lights: Where to see them?

Northern Lights: Where to see them?

The Aurora Service have been asked countless times for their advice and recommendations on where the best places are to see the northern lights. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this, as there are many places to see it, which can provide great visibility so...
Read More
4 Weeks in Thailand – Travel Itinerary & Things to Do

4 Weeks in Thailand – Travel Itinerary & Things to Do

The sites and attractions in Thailand are endless - from ancient ruined cities and monasteries, Buddhist monks, floating markets, full moon parties, tropical islands and pristine coral reefs, Thailand really has it all and is a fantastic destination for anyone ...

Read More
The Best Places for a Cruise Holiday

The Best Places for a Cruise Holiday

Cruising is becoming one of the most popular holiday types for travellers, over the last year, the number of people taking cruise holidays has grown globally by nearly 12%, according to the CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association).

Read More
The Risks & Importance of Travel Insurance on Safari

The Risks & Importance of Travel Insurance on Safari

Travel insurance is essential for Safari's - the exposure to dangerous wildlife, the use of expensive equipment, and the potential injury and accidents make travel insurance a must. 

...

Read More
Are you too adventurous to take out travel Insurance?

Are you too adventurous to take out travel Insurance?

According to a recent FCO survey carried out, a staggering 82% of young British travellers admitted to have revealed that they don’t check if they are covered before they carry out their adventurous holiday experience.

Read More

Travel Insurance Facts

Travel Insurance Facts

According to a survey carried out by the FCO (Foreign Commonwealth Office) in 2012 there are some surprising statistics about how consume...

Read More
Rhodes – A popular destination for couples and families

Rhodes – A popular destination for couples and families

Rhodes has always been a popular destination for the British traveller as flight times are a manageable 3-4 hours. Rhodes airport has been extended and modernised over the years to handle the increasing number of tourists passing through.

...

Read More
Holiday Ideas for Couples

Holiday Ideas for Couples

We have compiled our top picks for holidaying in Europe for couples. Whether it's a relaxing beach holiday you're after, or you're feeling a bit more adventurous this time, our holiday ideas will certainly give you some inspiration for your nex...

Read More
The best ski resorts for beginners

The best ski resorts for beginners

Before you book your first ski or snowboard holiday, it’s important to decide whether to buy your own ski equipment or hire it in the resort. Initially the outlay for skiwear, including boots and helmet can be quite expensive especially if you are skiing ...

Read More
Holidaying in Greece? Cover for Cash Doubled!

Holidaying in Greece? Cover for Cash Doubled!

The Greek crisis n...

Read More
The Essentials for Backpackers

The Essentials for Backpackers

Travelling light is the most important thing when you’re about to explore the world. What are the essentials then? To be a true backpacker you have to travel light and leave ...

Read More
Must See Places In New York

Must See Places In New York

Times Square
A must-see for all tourists visiting New York - you will definitely recognise the most American square of them all from its countless TV and film appearances. A spectacle on New Year's Eve.
Read More

Which? Best Rate Policy – Summer 2015

Which? Best Rate Policy – Summer 2015

Covered2go are proud to announce that we have been featured in the Which? Best Rate tables

Read More
Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

Tunnel of Love is a beautiful spot in Klevan, Ukraine. A 3km railway station leads to the fibreboard factory....

Read More
Things To Do In May Half Term

Things To Do In May Half Term

As much as we love telly and video games, we have to admit: a half-term (Mon May 25 - Fri May 29 2015) spent hunched on the sofa is one wholly wasted. ...

Read More
UK Driving Licence Changes

UK Driving Licence Changes

From 8th June 2015, the paper counterpart of UK driving licences, which currently lists any fines and penalty points accrued will cease to be valid.

The Driver and Vehicl...

Read More
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe

Mainland Spain

Spain is a hot destination this summer, with resorts such as Benidorm on the...

Read More
Trending Destinations of 2015

Trending Destinations of 2015

US Travel Search site, Kayak, has analysed more than a billion travel s...

Read More
Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

As you go about your daily life, it's easy to forget all the weird and wonderful things that are tucked away around the world. Deep underneath the hilly landscapes of North Island, New Zealand is hidden an amazing cave lit with glowworms.

...
Read More
Spain – Most Popular Easter Holiday Destination

Spain – Most Popular Easter Holiday Destination

According to a new report by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Spain was the UK's favourite foreign holiday destination at Easter. An estimated 1.8 million travellers headed to Spain over the Easter bank holiday weekend, w...

Read More
Travel Insurance Comparison – Go for Gold!

Travel Insurance Comparison – Go for Gold!

At Covered2go we believe in ensuring that we never compromise on the quality of our products and services, even if we have to compete on price, with some of the bi...

Read More
Easter Family Holiday Ideas

Easter Family Holiday Ideas

Where is Spring?! It's definitely taking its time to get here and the Summer feels like a million years away right now. With the chilly weather still looming, we thought it appropriate to escape the cold here in the UK and have a look at places we can go wi...

Read More
Worldwide Adventure Holiday Destinations

Worldwide Adventure Holiday Destinations

Adventure travel is one of the fastest-growing sectors in global tourism as more and more holidaymakers are looking for more exciting and authentic experiences. The longing for Adventure is ...

Read More
The Best Things to do in Barcelona

The Best Things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. The city has something for everyone, and it attracts many families, cruise ship crowds and many young travellers who descend upon the city in the summer months. Barcelona itself has plenty of h...

Read More
Australia Travel Guide – Where To Go?

Australia Travel Guide – Where To Go?

For backpackers, gap year takers, and travellers of the world, deciding where to go in Australia is a difficult decision for anyone. The distance in which you could travel, and the amount of time you could spend there, with however much spending money you have,...

Read More
The Ultimate White Wedding Destination

The Ultimate White Wedding Destination

Hotel Kakslauttanen is high above the Arctic Circle and is surrounded by thousands of acres of dense forests in Finland. It has around 20 log cabins in the surrounding woods and a

Read More
Always Check Your Passport!

Always Check Your Passport!

Recently published in the latest issue of Which? Magazine is a terrible story about one of its member’s who lost more than £2,000 because he was forced to cancel his holiday to Turkey 3 days before departure.

Read More

Our New Year’s Resolution: Travel More!

Our New Year’s Resolution: Travel More!

New Year’s Resolutions are a Western tradition that become a focal point for many people in January. The aim is to set yourself a goal and reach it before the end of the year… So we thought we would set our own Resolution, and we want to TRAVEL MOR...

Read More
FCO Advice – Know Before You Go

FCO Advice – Know Before You Go

The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) offer travel advice to ensure you stay safe and healthy abroad. They offer a vast amount of information from checking the local rules of the road if you are going to be driving abroad, to informing you of any healt...

Read More
A Guide to Winter Sports Holiday Insurance

A Guide to Winter Sports Holiday Insurance

Our Covered2go guide to winter sports holiday insurance is a helpful article on what to look out for when buying travel insurance to cover your winter sports holiday.  

Adequate tra...

Read More
Where to Holiday in January 2015

Where to Holiday in January 2015

January is possibly the best time of year to jet off on holiday. Time to get away from the grim weather at home and take advantage of the great deals available for going on holiday in January.  

Read More

Where to go in Europe for the Best Christmas Markets

Where to go in Europe for the Best Christmas Markets

The season of Christmas Markets is fast approaching all across Europe. Whether they are large or small, they always promise good food and drink, music and plenty of Christmas cheer! Not all markets are the same, which is why we have co...

Read More
A Guide To Travel Insurance

A Guide To Travel Insurance

Here at Covered2go, we understand th...

Read More
Covered2go Awarded Which? ‘Best Rate Policy’ November 2014

Covered2go Awarded Which? ‘Best Rate Policy’ November 2014

 

Covered2go are very excited to announce that we have been extremely successful in the Which? con...

Read More
Covered2go Proud Sponsors Of #WellGood Campaign

Covered2go Proud Sponsors Of #WellGood Campaign

 

Covered2go are proud to have sponsored the #WellGood campaign as our close friends at Read More

The Best Winter Sun Destinations

The Best Winter Sun Destinations

Is anybody else starting to feel the cold a bit more than we were a week ago? Hello Autumn, you have finally arrived!

Now, I don't know about anyone else......

Read More
ABTA 2014 – Extended family holidays on the increase

ABTA 2014 – Extended family holidays on the increase

According to the Consumer Holiday Trends report from ABTA, family holid...

Read More
Should we take our kids out of school in term-time?

Should we take our kids out of school in term-time?

According to the BBC there has been a significant increase in the number of families being fined for taking their kids out of school during term time. Nearly 64,000 fines have been issued since the law changed in September last year, this...

Read More
The Best Places to go this Autumn

The Best Places to go this Autumn

If you are missing out on a summer holiday this year, or have a serious case of the holiday blues already, have no fear – we have found the best places to go this autumn.

Read More
Dreaming of a City Break in Florence

Dreaming of a City Break in Florence

Florence… “It’s on my list”. Here's a small travel guide, which highlights the best bits that our trusted players in the Travel Industry have found in their extensive research. 

Read More