Travel insurance

Travel tips for Hurricane Irene and other weather disasters
SEP 03, 2011
As Hurricane Irene threatens the east coast of US, many travelers are already away or are about to head off for business or to enjoy end-of-summer vacations. But with the hurricane looming, some trips may be delayed or cancelled.
Credit card insurance no good for travelling
JAN 04, 2011
Are you one of those travellers who thinks your gold card is enough to get you out of a jam when you travel? Think again.
When holidays go bad: will your insurer pay up?
DEC 12, 2008
In the wake of the terrorist attack in Mumbai and the civil unrest in Thailand which shut down Bangkok's international airport, it's worth acknowledging that most travel insurance companies do not offer cover for such events.
Travel cover: don't leave home without it
FEB 11, 2008
Going overseas on holiday without travel insurance is not worth the risk — the best laid plans can always come unstuck and it can be expensive.
Strange travel claims
NOV 02, 2007
Travel insurance protects tourists against theft, baggage loss, delayed flights, hospitalisation and any number of calamities. While only a small percentage of trips result in a claim on travel insurance, when something does go wrong, it can go wrong in a spectacular way.
Tips for handling travel disasters
NOV 01, 2007
International travel can be an incredibly rewarding experience but it is also fraught with potential problems.
How to choose travel insurance
NOV 27, 2006
Choose the right policy for your needs and destination.
Why you need travel insurance
NOV 16, 2006
When you're on a tight budget, travel insurance can seem like an unnecessary expense. Well, rethink the priority list and put travel insurance in at number one, says Allison Tait. A holiday without it can be no picnic!
Travel insurance traps
DEC 06, 2005
Gillian Bullock sorts the good features from the bad when it comes to travel insurance policies.
Do you have enough cover?
MAR 30, 2005
Gillian Bullock reports on the importance of understanding your insurance policy.