It is unclear whether UK nationals will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card after Brexit. If they don’t, travel insurers expect higher claims costs and higher premiums.
Brexit is increasing the costs sustained by travel insurers, which can no longer afford to cut premiums, says Antony Martin, managing director at Rock Insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a public consultation to see if changes are needed to make it easier for people with cancer to get travel insurance.
Organisations are not doing enough to ensure their travel risk strategies are “fit for the 21st century”, The Association of Insurance and Risk Managers has warned.
Claimant lawyers need to report dodgy peers to the Solicitors Regulation Authority, urges Andrew Twambley, spokesperson for Access to Justice, arguing current legislation is enough to tackle fraud.
Thailand's government is considering introducing compulsory travel insurance for all tourists following a series of serious incidents.
It has become a lot harder to travel to Qatar this week following a major diplomatic spat.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
Insurers have hit out at British Airways for encouraging customers to claim on their travel insurance for ‘disruption expenses’ caused from the recent IT outage.
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Proposed whiplash reforms are likely to be tough on claimant law firms. Many are carving out a niche in holiday destinations for gastric illness claims.
The insurance industry and the UK government need to work together on cyber crime and travel risks, former Prime Minister David Cameron said in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference.
Travel sickness claims have soared as legal firms push holidaymakers into making spurious claims, a Post event heard.
Zurich has confirmed it is interested in taking on the underwriting for Sydney headquartered travel subsidiary Cover-More's more than two million customers.
Switzerland-headquartered global insurer Zurich has completed its acquisition of Australian travel insurance group Cover-More.
Research from AIG Singapore suggests that high-impact incidents such as extreme weather events, virus outbreaks and socio-political volatility are the top emerging risks for Asia-Pacific travellers in 2017.
Passengers affected by a ban on large electronic items in the aircraft cabin have been warned to check with their insurers before flying.
The nature of their work means journalists and aid workers are often running into danger zones while others are looking to get out. Both professions have significant need for insurance but have sometimes struggled to obtain the cover they need at a price…
Chubb has expanded its travel cover offering by signing an agreement with low-cost airline, Wizz Air.
Charles Taylor has completed the integration of medical and travel claims firm Cega into the wider group.
Junction, part of BGL Group, has signed a five-year contract to provide home and motor insurance products to life insurer Sun Life.
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Travel insurers will allow policyholders to claim if they are denied entry to the US.
Home owners should take extra steps to ensure they have sufficient cover this Christmas owing to the risk of flooding from Storm Barbara.