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Information for AllClear Gold and AllClear Gold Plus policyholders following the blizzards in the USA

From Friday 22nd January 2016 blizzards across the East Coast of the USA including New York have affected travel to and from the USA. Please note that as the proximate cause is adverse weather, any claims would be considered on this basis under general cover. ALLCLEAR GOLD AND ALLCLEAR GOLD PLUS: If you are an Read More

Information for AllClear Gold and AllClear Gold Plus policyholders regarding the attack in Istanbul

Information for AllClear Gold and AllClear Gold Plus policyholders: On 12 January 2016 there was an explosion on the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) added advice regarding this incident, but have NOT advised against travel.  https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/turkey This attack resulted in 10 deaths and at least 15 injured, including tourists; however Read More

Update for AllClear Gold and AllClear Gold Plus policyholders travelling to Egypt

Following the Sinai plane crash which occurred in early November, travel providers including Thomson, Thomas Cook, Easyjet and British Airways are cancelling trips to Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt until January 2016. In light of the fact that these cancellations have been made in reference to possible terrorist threats, if you have an AllClear Gold or Read More

Information for policyholders affected by the situation in Mali

On 20 November 2015, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their advice regarding Mali following a terrorist attack on the Radisson Hotel in Bamako. For the most up to date travel advice, please visit the FCO: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mali ALLCLEAR GOLD AND ALLCLEAR GOLD PLUS: If you are an AllClear Gold or AllClear Gold Plus policyholder Read More

Information for policyholders affected by the Paris attacks

After the recent tragic events in Paris, France our thoughts are with all those affected. If you are a policyholder and are either currently in Paris or have booked a trip to Paris, please read the following information. Please note this information is up to date as at 19/11/15. This is an ongoing situation so guidance Read More

Guidance for AllClear Options policyholders following the situation in Egypt

Following the recent events in Egypt… If you are a policyholder with a holiday booked to Egypt, please read the following information. Our thoughts are with anyone who was affected by the Sinai plane crash. Please note this information is up to date as at 10/11/15. This is an ongoing situation so guidance may change. Read More

Knowing your visa requirements

When choosing a destination for your holiday, it’s always important to know the visa and entry requirements before you travel. Visa requirements can change at any point for visitors, so it’s worth staying up to date. We’ve put together a list of the most up to date visa requirements for some top holiday destinations. Turkey Read More

Greece update: What you need to know if you’re heading to Greece

Since our last Greece update there is more information holidaymakers will need to know before they travel. Update: Medical supplies in Greece – In recent days, a shortage of medical supplies has been reported in Greece. If you take prescription medicine, make sure you have sufficient supplies to last the duration of your holiday and some extra in case of Read More