Emergency Travel Information: Mali

Advice regarding the situation in Mali – the following applies to all MAPFRE underwritten schemes. On 20 November 2015, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their advice regarding Mali.  https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mali Whilst the hostage situation is now over (as per 5.30pm GMT) advice still remains to be cautious if in the location. If you’re currently in […]

Emergency Travel Information: Brussels, Belgium

Current advice regarding the current situation in Belgium which will apply to all MAPFRE underwritten schemes. March 2016: Zaventem Airport, Brussels possible terrorist bombing Further to this, ABTA have provided the following instructions: “Following explosions in Brussels on 22 March, travellers in Brussels are advised to follow the instructions of Belgian security authorities. People who are […]

Emergency Travel Information: France

This information relates to policies sold by EHICPlus, EHICPlus Expand, and ANZPlus. July 2016: Nice, France, Terrorist Attacks – evening of 14 July 2016 On the evening of 14 July 2016, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their advice regarding Nice, France‎, ‎following the terrorist attack in Nice. “We are in touch with the local authorities […]

It’s the perfect time to visit Palermo

Palermo, Sicily is the largest city and capital of Italy’s southernmost province. Originally founded by the Phoenicians in 734 BC, Palermo and its principal high street, Corso Calatifimi, have 2,700 years of recorded history, and the area’s archaeological sites span eight millennia. Deep and complex, Palermo is a city of ornate churches and stately opera […]