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Be more aware when 'on the piste'! (23/02/2011)
Focus: Unattended ski theft, Austria.
During February 2010, more than a dozen police officers from Carinthia in Austria were sent to support their colleagues in Tyrol to fight the growing number of ski thefts.
There were 2,724 reported cases of ski thefts in Tyrol last year, up by 13.2 per cent compared to 2008. Figures also increased in five other of Austria's overall nine provinces year on year. Salzburg registered the second-highest crime rate in this regard behind Tyrol with 1,294 cases in 2009, down by 5.8 per cent compared to the previous year.
Isle of Man reciprocal health agreement extended (29/04/2010)
The Isle of Man's reciprocal health agreement with the UK has been extended for six months. The agreement was due to end on the 31st March 2010, meaning travellers to the UK would have needed health insurance. But chief minister Tony Brown told Tynwald a temporary agreement has been put in place until September 2010, while negotiations continue.
British Airways Strike Update - (24/02/2010)
The second series of BA walkouts are scheduled for four days from Saturday, March 27 to Tuesday, March 30, although disruption to flights is anticipated in the intervening periods, between March 23 and March 26 and including March 31.
Holiday Financial Failure - Don't be left out of pocket (26/01/2010)
Holiday makers who book a package holiday through a travel agent or tour operator should have their holiday protected under the Air Travel Operators Licence (ATOL) scheme. But this protection doesn't apply to the increasing number of travellers who prefer to book their holiday components separately such as flight, hotel, car hire and even theme park tickets - all of which are easy to arrange online.
BA - Potential Industrial Action (16/12/2009)
In view of the potential impact that industrial action within BA may have on your BA travel arrangements our initial recommendation is for you to to contact BA directly or your Travel Agent in the first instance.
Be on the Ball for FIFA World Cup 2010 - South Africa travel advice (30/11/2009)
If you're planning to travel to South Africa for the World Cup next year, make sure you follow some basic tips for a safe and enjoyable stay.
Covered2go highlights the importance of reading the small print (28/11/2009)
Following the devastating impact that the recent floods have had on home and business owners in Cumbria, Covered2go have been reminding their customers that they are covered within the Cancellation Section of all of its policies for cancelling any of their planned and paid for holiday trips, if they are needed should their home be damaged by flooding.
Covered2go Travel Insurance offers redundancy cover and much more for less than ten Pounds (23/11/2009)
Covered2go travel insurance offers 'redundancy cover' on all of its policies, including some of its cheapest. With a five-day European single trip cover starting from £9.59 per person, there is no excuse to travel without insurance.