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EHIC (European health insurance card) Advice 2019

EHIC (European health insurance card) Advice 2019

Your access to healthcare when visiting a county in the EU is likely to change if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29th March 2019.
 
If you plan to v...
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Gatwick Drone Disruption

Gatwick Drone Disruption

Following the flight delays and flight suspensions caused by sightings of Drones in and around the Gatwick airfield on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December 20...
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The Best Things About Taipei, Taiwan

The Best Things About Taipei, Taiwan

I think many of us growing up in the recent decades had all heard of Taiwan before. Most of our clothes and toys had ‘Made in Taiwan’ embedded in them ...
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Harry & Meghan Are Visiting Tonga – Here’s 8 Things About The Country And Why You Should Visit

Harry & Meghan Are Visiting Tonga – Here’s 8 Things About The Country And Why You Should Visit

I didn’t think I’d get to watch the royal wedding but somehow I managed to watch the highlights in a Nepalese bar in Hong Kong, the country I’m c...
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Bali Volcano

Bali Volcano

Following the news of the eruption of the Mount Agung Volcano in Bali on Thursday 28th June 2018, we at tifgroup would like to clarify what cover may be available.
 
We advise all travellers to check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice bef...

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French Air Traffic Control Strikes

French Air Traffic Control Strikes

Following the announcement of the air traffic control due to take place in France from Saturday 30th June 2018 until Monday 2nd July 2018, we here at tifgroup would like to ...
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GUATEMALA VOLCANO

GUATEMALA VOLCANO

Following the news of the eruption of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala on Monday 4th June 2018, we at tifgroup would like to clarify what cover may be available....
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Belgium Terrorist Attack

Belgium Terrorist Attack

Following the news of the suspected terrorist attack in Belgium on 29th May 2018, we at tifgroup would like to extend our sympathies to those affected, and to clarify our position.
 
We always advise all travellers to check the FCO’s advice for their chosen destination a...
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Air France and its Subsidiaries Strikes

Air France and its Subsidiaries Strikes

Following the announcement of the strikes by Air France and its Subsidiaries which are due to be ongoing throughout April 2018, we here at tifgroup would like to clarify our position.
 
Cancellation
Our policies do not cover strike or industrial action which started o...

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German Airport Staff Strike

German Airport Staff Strike

Following the announcement of the strikes by baggage handlers, security staff and fire crews in Germany planned for Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th April 2018, we here at tifgroup would like to clarify our position.
 
Cancellation
Our policies do not cover strike or i...

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Fiji Cyclone

Fiji Cyclone

Following the news of the cyclone that is impacting Fiji, we at tifgroup would like to clarify what cover may be available.
 
We always advise all travellers to check the FCO’s advice for their chosen destination and the current advice on this matter can be found here:
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Did You Know Ryanair Have Changed Their Hand Luggage Rules?

Did You Know Ryanair Have Changed Their Hand Luggage Rules?

Ryanair has some super cheap flights. Before Christmas I managed to get a flight for £9 from Toulouse to Edinburgh! Easily one of my cheapest flights I’ve managed to embark on to date. But with Ryanair they always see...
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Bali Volcano Eruption

Bali Volcano Eruption

Following news of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano erupting, we at Covered2go would like to clarify what cover may be available.
 
We always ad...
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Mother using maternity leave to travel the world with her baby shares top tips

Mother using maternity leave to travel the world with her baby shares top tips

A London woman is using her maternity leave for her second child to travel the world with her family.
 
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Black Friday Travel Deals 2017

Black Friday Travel Deals 2017

The American Tradition which infiltrated our shores 7 years ago, Black Friday, has already begun! But it isn't just TV sets and toys you can get bargain deals on, there are some super travel deals to take advantage of too.&nb...
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Tips On Staying Safe During A Volcano Eruption

Tips On Staying Safe During A Volcano Eruption

The world at the moment seems to be letting loose a little bit. With all the devastating weather in the Caribbean – it’s now Asia’s time for natural catastrophes.
 
Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria

Following the news of Hurricane Maria making land in Dominica, we at Covered2go and our underwriters at tifgroup would like to clarify what cover may be available.
RyanAir Flight Cancellations

RyanAir Flight Cancellations

Following the flight announcement by RyanAir that they will be cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, we at Covered2go and our underwriters, tifgroup would like to clarify what cover is available to our policyholders.
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How To Get Over The Airport Delay Chaos

How To Get Over The Airport Delay Chaos

Over the past few days, it’s been apparent that from the news in the UK, that queuing is taking longer because security checks are getting more thorough. It’s not nice news, and certainly something that can take the edge off your break away, and a...
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Keep Calm About Qatar

Keep Calm About Qatar

As you may have heard last month, Qatar has been placed under certain sanctions with the remaining countries of the Persian Gulf. According to reports, Bahrain, UAE and Saudi Arabia are cutting ties with Qatar as they are apparently funding high levels of ter...
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Why Travelling Is Good For Your Health

Why Travelling Is Good For Your Health

This week in the UK it is mental health awareness week, something we should all take note and read about. Mental health problems are common and affect up two thirds of the population. Normally m...
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7 Penguin Destinations To Add To Your Bucket List

7 Penguin Destinations To Add To Your Bucket List

When it comes to seeing wildlife up close, Penguins often make it as the main event when it comes to entertainment. Friendly, charismatic and sometimes even comical, Penguins are flightless aquatic birds that normally reside in the Southern Hemisphere....
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Your Airline Rights

Your Airline Rights

Keeping up with the latest trending news both online and on TV, the talk has been about airline passenger rights as of late. United Airlines forcefully removed a passenger from his seat prior to an internal flight in the USA. Videos have been posted of the tr...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.

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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 ...
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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...
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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. 

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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...

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Travel Trends 2016

Travel Trends 2016

 

 

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

Holidaying in Greece? Cover for Cash Doubled!

Holidaying in Greece? Cover for Cash Doubled!

The Greek crisis n...

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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

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...

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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...

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