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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.
Insurance giant Zurich is aiming to become a top three global travel insurance provider after an agreement to buy Sydney-headquartered group Cover-More for A$741m (£439m).
The insurance industry still needs to take greater steps to provide cover for HIV and HIV-positive people.
Total travel insurance premiums are expected to grow 8.5% a year between 2016 and 2022 according to data from global firm Allied Market Research.
Insurers paid out £56.7m to customers every day in 2015, according to figures from the Association of British Insurers.
A database of recorded claims commonly used to catch fraudsters can be used at the point of quote, the Motor Insurers' Bureau said.
Traditionally, most fraud associated with holidaymakers has resulted from opportunists who exaggerate, distort or invent relatively low-value claims on their travel insurance policies.
For insurers, targeting the over-50s market would appear to be a no-brainer, not least because there are so many of them.
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Fraudsters are always on the move and with whiplash still seemingly on the government's agenda there are fears repetitive strain injury claims could well be the next whiplash saga.
Terrorism has changed, and consumers are now expecting more from insurers
The UK’s only standalone terrorism travel policy has extended its cover with a single parent family rate.
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Almost three quarters of British tourists would likely purchase additional travel insurance against terrorism if the price was under £5 a fortnight, according to International Travel and Healthcare.
Avanti Travel Insurance has launched a product which aims to shorten the time taken to arrange travel insurance for last-minute travel.
Abbey Insurance Brokers plans to set up a new branch as the broker expands further across Northern Ireland.
Voyager Insurance Services is offering leisure travel insurance for people travelling to countries that are deemed ‘high risk’ by governments with its new product High Risk Voyager.
Travel insurance premiums have fallen by 9% in the last year, according to the first Consumer Intelligence travel insurance price index.