Archives From March 2017

Crime vs. Terrorism

In the days since the 22 March attack on Westminster, a number of opinion pieces have been published, calling on the media to differentiate between crimes and acts of terrorism. The point is, to a large extent, that groups such as Isis (also known as[…]

March 27, 2017

Attack On Westminster: Latest News

The World Stands With London Londoners are standing strong in the face of Wednesday’s attack on Westminster, with #WeAreNotAfraid trending on social media, even in the hours following the tragic attack. Another arrest has been made in Birmingham foll[…]

March 27, 2017

Travel Safety Round-Up: 28/3/2017

The majority of travel advice issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) over the past week has involved the electronics ban on flights to the UK and USA from certain countries. Please note that to avoid repetition, we have not featured e[…]

March 27, 2017

In-Flight Electronics Ban

Will it affect you? Electronic devices such as laptops, tablets (e.g. iPads), cameras, and e-readers (Kindle, etc.) cannot be taken into the aircraft cabin on flights to the UK that depart from Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, and Tun[…]

March 22, 2017

Travel Safety Around Elections

Should you avoid visiting a country if elections are taking place? The short answer, in general, is no. You should take some precautions though, and do some research on the country you plan on visiting before you book: Has there been terrorism or[…]

March 20, 2017

What Is BIBA?

“The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.” BIBA was formed in 1977, merging four separate tr[…]

March 20, 2017

Travel Safety Round-Up: 20/3/2017

If you want to make every journey safer, start with the latest travel safety information, and make sure you have appropriate travel insurance, including cover for acts of terrorism*. Please note that FCO alerts about the weekend attack at Orly Airpor[…]

March 20, 2017

Terrorism Is Changing

As we told you last week when we looked at terrorism statistics from the Institute for Economics & Peace’s Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2016, there have been considerable changes, not only in the areas affected by acts of terrorism, but in the ma[…]

March 13, 2017

ABTA: How It Can Help You

In last week’s Safe Journey blog we told you about ATOL, and now it’s time for another travel acronym: ABTA If you’ve made any sort of booking through a travel agent or tour operator, you’ll probably have used an ABTA member without even realising it[…]

March 13, 2017

Travel Advice Round-Up: 14/3/2017

Looking for extra peace of mind? Start with the latest travel safety information, and make sure you have appropriate travel insurance, including cover for acts of terrorism*. This week's summary of advice and updates from the UK Foreign and Commonwea[…]

March 13, 2017

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    • Travel insurance that covers disinclination to travel if your destination is affected by terrorism before you travel.
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    • Available for singles, couples and families and with no maximum age limit and no medical screening requirements.
    • For Business and Leisure travellers.
    • For UK, Channel Island and Isle of Man residents when travelling in the UK and abroad, when you have booked and pre-paid flights or accommodation.
    • Safe Journey covers up to £2000 per person for travel arrangements, if where you are staying is affected by terrorism and you want to return home.
    • Travel delays caused by acts of terrorism are covered.
    • Personal possessions including money and passports are protected whilst you travel against damage or loss as a result of acts of terrorism.
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    • Maximum excess per claim £100
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