HOW COVID-19 CAN IMPACT CERTAIN INSURANCE POLICIES - TRAVEL INSURANCE

Submitted by Dean on 30 March, 2020 - 11:24 with 0 comment

Inevitably, COVID-19 will have an effect on elements of your personal insurance cover. We answer some of the questions you may have with regards to working from home and travel.

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Cancellation cover and travel insurance – explained

Submitted by Dean on 12 March, 2020 - 11:52 with 0 comment

Cancellation cover is common in travel insurance policies, but not a given. Even if it is in place, the insurer will only reimburse lost funds if the holiday is cancelled due to “reasons beyond your control.”

What could these include?

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Coronavirus and business insurance – what you should know

Submitted by Dean on 12 March, 2020 - 10:30 with 0 comment

On Wednesday 4 March, the government said it would declare coronavirus a “notifiable disease”, something which is required by most insurance policies in order to payout.

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Stay healthy on holiday

Submitted by Dean on 5 March, 2020 - 13:16 with 0 comment

A bit of forward planning before a holiday can go a long way towards preventing health problems and preparing for any that do occur, so that the time abroad can be enjoyed without being interrupted or ruined by ill health.

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Travelling post-Brexit: What British holidaymakers need to know

Submitted by Dean on 4 February, 2020 - 04:25 with 0 comment

With the Conservative election win signalling full steam ahead for Brexit, what does this mean for UK holidaymakers travelling to mainland Europe?

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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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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
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