The lowdown on receiving medical treatment abroad

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2020 - 10:23 with 0 comment

You don’t have to look very far to find horror stories online of individuals having to shell out thousands of pounds to cover medical costs when abroad because their insurer won’t pay.

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Cancelling a holiday due to the Australian bushfires? Here’s what you need to know

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 11:38 with 0 comment

Following record-breaking temperatures and a severe drought, Australia is now battling massive bushfires and catastrophic devastation. Millions of acres of land have been incinerated, entire homes have been consumed by flames and lives have been lost.

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12 days of…European winter city breaks

Submitted by Dean on 11 December, 2019 - 12:40 with 0 comment

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a getaway to Helsinki. Haven’t you heard, winter city breaks are all the rage? With most of Europe close enough to get to in under five hours, why not treat yourself to a festive frolic in one of the twelve cities we’ve chosen.

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Concerned Or Just Curious? 8 “Pressing” Air Travel Questions Answered

Submitted by Dean on 26 November, 2019 - 11:46 with 0 comment

There’s a world of complexity around the capabilities of a 747, and the processes of the crew who operate them. And it’s a world that throws up a lot of questions…

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The uncertain future of the EHIC card

Submitted by Dean on 20 November, 2019 - 10:08 with 0 comment

European Health Insurance Cards, or EHIC cards, allow UK residents to receive medical care for free when travelling in European countries.

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Travel apps to see you through your holiday- from start to finish

Submitted by Dean on 1 November, 2019 - 09:38 with 0 comment

With a world of technology available in just a few taps, organising and enjoying your trip abroad has never been easier…

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Travelling to a major sporting event? Here are 3 things to consider

Submitted by Dean on 3 October, 2019 - 11:56 with 0 comment

What with flights, tickets, and the possibility of extending a trip, a holiday assembled around a major sporting event like the Rugby World Cup is already shaping up to be an expensive one.

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Picking up the pieces of your holiday after your travel firm goes bust

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2019 - 12:40 with 0 comment

The news broke earlier this week that long-established travel company Thomas Cook collapsed, affecting 155,000 left abroad.

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Holidaying on a budget

Submitted by Dean on 16 August, 2019 - 04:57 with 0 comment

Looking forward to your holiday this year but worried about making your holiday budget stretch? Here are our top tips for budgeting on holiday without ruining your time away.

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5 insurance twists that could catch you out

Submitted by Dean on 7 August, 2019 - 13:24 with 0 comment

Consumer watchdog Which?’s recent survey saw 49% of respondents identifying insurance as either ‘fairly’ or ‘very’ difficult to understand. 40% admitted to just skipping rather than reading the terms and conditions for their car insurance, and 39% did the same for home insurance.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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Sat: 9am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

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