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Travel safety and security tips

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Travel safety and security tips

The majority of crimes are as a result of opportunists and fraudsters exploiting the good will of businesses, locals and holiday makers alike.

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The insurance minefield of travelling with a pre-existing medical condition

Submitted by Dean on 11 July, 2021 - 17:19 with 0 comment

In the UK there are over 15 million people with long-standing health conditions who are finding it increasingly difficult to source affordable travel insurance. This figure is expected to rise to 18 million in the next decade.

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Common winter sports injuries

Submitted by Dean on 4 December, 2020 - 11:01 with 0 comment

Hurtling down the slopes and jumping up from rock-hard ice doesn’t have to spell injury, but unsurprisingly, it can. Here Watkin Davies look at some of the common injuries that can affect those of all abilities and interests.

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Travel Insurance Talk: Travelling to Spain

Submitted by Dean on 3 August, 2020 - 12:15 with 0 comment

In response to a number of spikes in the COVID-19 infection rate across Spain, the Government since issued a warning on the 25th July against all but essential travel to mainland Spain.

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Travel Insurance and COVID-19: What you should know

Submitted by Dean on 6 July, 2020 - 09:32 with 0 comment

From the 6th July, the blanket restrictions which had previously been placed on non-essential travel will be relaxed for certain countries meaning that holidaymakers will not be required to quarantine for 14 days on their return.

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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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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd 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
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.30pm
Sat: 9.30am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

Official Insurance Partner

Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

Membership & Accreditation

Chwarae Teg FairPlay Employer Award

Member of British Insurance Brokers Association