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Postby EJKibble » Thu May 02, 2013 6:41 pm

Hey guys does anyone no of any good travel insurance companies?
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Re: travel insurance

Postby ollybenson » Mon May 27, 2013 9:33 am


My soon to be father-in-law found this a while back and looks useful. However, we've got insurance through my other halves' trade union, which has accepted me (with usual disclaimers/premiums):


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Re: travel insurance

Postby paula-43 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:06 pm

I've just come back from 2 wks in Eygpt and got my travel insurance from Lloys tsb. and it was less than £200

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Re: travel insurance

Postby Hellie » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:28 am

We have home insurance with LV. With that we added on travel insurance which covers everyone living at the household for a year for £90. They are aware that I have TGA with a senning repair and said they will cover me as normal provided my cardiologist deems me fit to travel - which I always am.
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Re: travel insurance

Postby Jo S » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:48 am

I always use They've never turned me down & most insurers (even some specialist medical insurers) won't touch me. They're always helpful on the phone & have a UK call centre with a normal landline number, not one of these premium rate ones.
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Re: travel insurance

Postby NPSmalley85 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:35 am


I have a premium current account with Halifax, which costs me £15pm but I get £5 back because my wages go in there.

When I want to go away I let them know and I have to pay a premium of about £50 for year. So It may cost me £170 per year in total. But the £120 for the account also priovides me phonen insurance, offers anddiscounts on stuff and a load of other things, so its been well worth it for me.

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