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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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Flying with your pet? Here’s what to consider

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2019 - 13:54 with 0 comment

Whilst there is always the option of using family/friends, animal boarders or kennels – it sometimes will be necessary to bring your pet along with you when you fly abroad.

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Bringing invisible illness to light

Submitted by Dean on 25 July, 2019 - 05:43 with 0 comment

Travel insurance is essential towards covering the financial repercussions of something going wrong before or during your trip. However, nearly half of travellers previously diagnosed with a mental health condition choose not to disclose it with their insurer.

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Thrill seekers abroad – insuring your adventure break

Submitted by Dean on 21 July, 2019 - 12:24 with 0 comment

The majority of travel policies won’t cover activities that could be considered dangerous due to the increased level of risk involved. Here’s what you should think about when planning an adventure break.

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Keeping fit on holiday

Submitted by Dean on 20 July, 2019 - 08:13 with 0 comment

A holiday helps refresh and recharge your batteries but it’s also a good opportunity to kick-start your fitness regime. Personal trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read is on hand with ideas and inspiration for holiday exercises.

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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.

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15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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