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Expert Travel Insurance Tips

Cancellation Cover

One of the many benefits of travel insurance is having cancellation cover, and if you’re offered a policy that does not include it, think carefully before you purchase. Not having any cover for cancellation can leave you high and dry with no way to recover unsused travel expenses if you...

Travel Insurance Exclusions

There’s no doubt that travel insurance is an important part of arranging any holiday, but you should never make the mistake of thinking that one travel insurance policy is like another. Travel insurance policies can be riddled with exclusions and the last thing we at Medical Travel Compared want, is...

Three Important Numbers...

Ok, so your holidays are booked, you’ve packed the sun cream and the flip flops and you’re now ready for the beach. But aside from your passport and travel documents, there are three important numbers you need to keep handy, should you need them while you’re away. 1. Travel insurance emergency...

Do's and Don'ts

The purpose of travel insurance is to protect you when things don’t go to plan, but fail to mention something of importance to your insurer and you may not have the protection you think! Our list of Do’s and Don’ts are design to stop you from getting caught out: Travel Insurance...

Using the EHIC

The European Healthcard (EHIC) - What Is It? The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows UK citizens to have access to the same free healthcare that is available to the citizens of the EU country they are visiting.  The purpose of the scheme is designed to allow you to continue your holiday in...

Money Saving Tips

There’s no doubt about it, having pre-existing medical conditions or being over 60 is likely to affect the price of your travel insurance, but that doesn’t mean to say that you should give up on the idea of finding competitively priced cover! Here at Medical Travel Compared, we love nothing...

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