Travel

12 days of European winter city breaks

Submitted by Dean on 1 November, 2022 - 16:40 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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Holiday home insurance: Q&A

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2022 - 11:30 with 0 comment

Owning a second home is a multi-faceted venture. It can be a getaway for you and your family when Blighty gets the better of you, providing winter sun or summer shade. For business heads, house ownership is a solid investment regardless of what you plan on doing with it.

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Keeping fit on holiday

Submitted by Dean on 16 August, 2022 - 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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10 Clean Air Zones to be aware of in 2022

Submitted by Dean on 24 January, 2022 - 13:43 with 0 comment

Many towns and cities across the UK have announced the development or extension of Clean Air Zones which will affect both petrol and diesel vehicles. We take a look at some of the most recent schemes and outline what you need to know.

What are ‘Clean Air Zones’?

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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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Winter sports insurance

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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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.

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