The insiders guide to travel insurance

All the latest tips, travel insurance industry trends and the best advice in a blog from your Holiday Rescue experts.

5 December 2018 Insider hacks & tips

What is the ‘best’ travel insurance?

Too many people think that all travel insurance is the same. It’s not.

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4 December 2018 What you should know about travel insurance

Your guide to the top 24 travel insurance types.

Ever wondered what the different types of travel insurance are – and what you need? They can cover vastly different travel experiences. You might come across all of these kinds or classifications of travel insurance…

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26 November 2018 The travel insurance industry

What is travel insurance good for?

Over the course of my 17 year career in travel insurance, the most troubling and frustrating times are when customers discover that the travel insurance policy they bought falls short of their expectations.

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21 November 2018 Insider hacks & tips

What does excess mean in travel insurance?

Travel insurance excess is an amount of money that is deducted from the total claim payment you receive. So let’s say your flight gets cancelled and you go through the process of making a claim.…

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2 November 2018 The travel insurance industry

What does travel insurance cover?

Overseas travel policies generally include several types of travel insurance cover – the most important of which is medical and emergency evacuation cover. While rare, and you may think that “it never happens to me!”,…

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24 October 2018 Current events and scams

Unnecessary surgery scams.

In a foreign country? Don’t call the hotel doctor – call us first!

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17 October 2018 Travel experiences

Dark tourism – will travel insurance cover it?

Dark Tourist, hosted by Kiwi journalist David Farrier, has created quite a stir following its recent release on Netflix.

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1 October 2018 Current events and scams

Why we don’t sell policies to Mexico and other countries in Latin America.

Because there’s not much we, or anyone really, can do if you’re pinned down by random gunfire, or shot when caught in a crossfire. Too sensational? Let me explain.

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28 September 2018 The travel insurance industry

At least read this…

On my last radio interview, near the end one caller said words to the effect of:  “my recently-bought Travel Insurance policy wording is 58 pages long”. Another caller’s was 62 pages long.

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17 September 2018 Travel experiences

7 reasons why Singapore’s Changi Airport is the best in the world

Imagine how you feel after a 14 hour flight, drowsy, dehydrated and stiff from sitting in that unforgiving seat. Barely able to focus, you slowly shuffle off the plane to discover that your transit flight…

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