Posts Tagged ‘travel insurance’
More than half of residents living in the United Arab Emirates admit they never buy travel insurance when they go abroad. According to research from Zurich, Arab expats (67%) are least likely to purchase insurance, followed by Asian expats (43%). In the survey of 748 UAE residents conducted by YouGov, over half (58%) of residents [...]
While the British love to get away from the customary grey weather, many are unprepared for holiday emergencies by travelling without insurance. Recent figures show over half (53%) of the UK are planning on taking a holiday before the end of the year, yet 51 percent have no travel insurance in place. On average Britons [...]
People who travel regularly will know the essential questions to ask yourself when choosing an insurance policy. Will I need extreme sports cover? Should I have emergency evacuation coverage? Is it worth buying a multiple trip policy? But how deeply do you question the insurance provider? When you are investing in something as vital and [...]
Whether you are travelling or moving abroad, you are probably aware that you need some form of health insurance. So can you get away with travel insurance for a brief period living abroad, or will nothing but expatriate health insurance do? Essentially travel insurance covers more than just medical care. Cancellations, loss of personal belongings [...]
International Medical Group, a distributor of global health products, has announced a new addition to its travel insurance family. The Patriot T.R.I.P (Travel Itinerary Protection) series of products protects travellers across a variety of markets. According to Jeff Nasser, senior vice president of international marketing at IMG, travelers should prepare for the unexpected. ”Anything can happen [...]
The 2012 Summer Olympics has caused a 30% increase in the number of travellers going to London compared with the same period in 2011. Travel insurers are benefiting from this upsurge in business. Allianz Global Assistance USA, the country’s leading provider of travel insurance and travel assistance, says that sales of travel insurance to Americans [...]
Many expats use summer holidays to travel home and visit loved ones. Conversely, family members may take the chance to visit their expatriate relatives. According to a survey by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 2011, a third of people traveling to see loved ones don’t take out travel insurance. More than three [...]
Industry insiders claim many expats don’t take out travel insurance when they go on holiday. Most expats are aware of making sure they are covered by health insurance when living abroad. However, when they travel back home the majority don’t consider the need for travel insurance.
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